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People Vs Joseph Amico

Covered by NYDaily News. Las Vegas man accused of threatening a prominent attorney and making vile remarks.

Faced 10+ Years in Prison

People Vs. Anna Sorokin

Covered by New York Times, and other outlets. Fake heiress accused of conning the city’s wealthy, and has an HBO special being made about her.

Faced 3+ Years in Prison

People Vs. Genevieve Sabourin

Accused of stalking Alec Baldwin. The case garnered nationwide attention, with USAToday, NYPost, and other media outlets following it closely.

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Juror who prompted calls for new Ghislaine Maxwell trial turns to lawyer who defended Anna Sorokin.

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Meet Todd Spodek


The Spodek Law Group understands how delicate high-profile cases can be, and has a strong track record of getting positive outcomes. Our lawyers service a clientele that is nationwide. With offices in both LA and NYC, and cases all across the country - Spodek Law Group is a top tier law firm.

Todd Spodek is a second generation attorney with immense experience. He has many years of experience handling 100’s of tough and hard to win trials. He’s been featured on major news outlets, such as New York Post, Newsweek, Fox 5 New York, South China Morning Post, Insider.com, and many others.

In 2022, Netflix released a series about one of Todd’s clients: Anna Delvey/Anna Sorokin.

Why Clients Choose Spodek Law Group

The reason is simple: clients want white glove service, and lawyers who can win. Every single client who works with the Spodek Law Group is aware that the attorney they hire could drastically change the outcome of their case. Hiring the Spodek Law Group means you’re taking your future seriously. Our lawyers handle cases nationwide, ranging from NYC to LA. Our philosophy is fair and simple: our nyc criminal lawyers only take on clients who we know will benefit from our services.

We’re selective about the clients we work with, and only take on cases we know align with our experience – and where we can make a difference. This is different from other law firms who are not invested in your success nor care about your outcome.

If you have a legal issue, call us for a consultation.
We are available 24/7, to help you with any – and all, challenges you face.

Federal Criminal Defense

By Spodek Law Group | February 13, 2023
(Last Updated On: July 28, 2023)

Last Updated on: 28th July 2023, 07:22 pm

Collaborative Criminal Defense for the Benefit of Clients

Expert Federal Criminal Defense at Your Service

Federal crimes are a serious matter, and you need a team of experts who will defend your rights and fight for your freedom. Whether this is your first time facing federal charges or a repeat experience, the consequences can be devastating. With the federal government involved, the stakes are high and the punishments are severe.

The Power of Passionate Defense

In some states, the state holds significant authority in white collar criminal cases, but the federal government can still step in if they see fit. That’s why finding a defense team with a wealth of experience in the United States Supreme Court and various federal court systems can make all the difference. A dedicated and passionate defense team can provide relentless advocacy and unwavering support.

The High-Stakes Reality of Federal Charges

Federal law encompasses a vast array of statutes and regulations, covering hundreds of different categories of crimes. Some of these crimes, such as embezzlement, business fraud, and securities fraud, can be classified as high-stakes offenses due to the large sums of money involved or the harm done to the public. Despite the fact that white collar crimes may not involve violence, the consequences can be just as severe as any other federal crime.

Empower Your Defense with Experience and Intelligence

When facing federal charges, it’s essential to have a defense team that will provide the strongest defense possible. By showcasing the defendant’s good character and building a robust, evidence-based argument, they can help avoid the harshest punishments, such as years in prison or massive fines. The goal is to empower the defendant with the knowledge and confidence they need to fight back against the prosecution and secure the best possible outcome.

Other Options are Available

It’s easy to feel defeated when facing federal charges, but it’s important to remember that other options are available. Many federal criminal cases never make it to trial, and a plea deal may be an option. While admitting guilt may not seem ideal, it could be the key to leniency and reduced sentencing. Trust in the expertise of a defense team to guide you through every step of the process and help you make the best decision for your future.

Protect Your Rights with Vigorous Federal Criminal Defense

When facing federal criminal charges, your freedom is on the line. The stakes are high, and the consequences of a conviction can be life-changing. That’s why it’s crucial to have a skilled and passionate federal criminal defense attorney on your side.

At our firm, we understand the gravity of federal criminal charges and the impact they can have on your life. We are dedicated to defending our clients’ rights and providing them with the best possible defense. Our team of experienced attorneys will work tirelessly to investigate your case, gather evidence, and build a strong defense strategy tailored to your specific needs.

With our firm by your side, you can rest assured that you have a powerful ally fighting for your freedom. We will not back down in the face of adversity, and we will always put your best interests first. Whether you are facing charges for fraud, drug trafficking, or any other federal crime, we have the knowledge, skills, and resources to help you achieve the best possible outcome.

Don’t wait to get the legal representation you deserve. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and take the first step towards protecting your rights and securing your future.

Why You Need to Know Your Miranda Rights

The Powerful and Clear Language of the Miranda Warning

If you’ve watched any cop show, you’ve heard the Miranda warning. It’s become a part of our culture and even children can recite it from memory. But do you know what each phrase means?

The wording in the Miranda warning is direct and powerful. It is crucial to understand each phrase, especially if you find yourself in custody and being questioned by the police.

The Right to Remain Silent and the Value of Using It

“You have the right to remain silent.” This means that whether you are under arrest or just being questioned by the police, you do not have to answer any questions or make any statements. The right to remain silent is a constitutional right, but it only has value if you use it.

Speaking voluntarily to the police is never in your best interest. The police are not there to help you but to gather evidence that can be used against you. Always consult a criminal defense firm beforehand and invoke your right to remain silent.

Anything You Say Can and Will Be Used Against You

“Anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law.” This phrase is a stark reminder that anything you say to the police will almost certainly be used against you as the legal process proceeds.

Unless you are the victim or an uninvolved witness to the crime, you are likely considered a suspect. Speaking to the police without an attorney present provides them with evidence that can be used against you at trial.

The Right to an Attorney

“You have the right to an attorney. If you cannot afford an attorney, one will be provided for you.” This means that you may ask to have a lawyer present and all questioning must cease until your attorney arrives. If you can’t afford an attorney, you have the right to have a lawyer appointed, free of charge, before any questions can be asked.

It is important to make an explicit request for an attorney. Clearly state: “I want an attorney.” This statement needs to be clear and decisive, leaving no room for interpretation.

The Importance of Invoking Your Miranda Rights

By invoking your right to remain silent and the right to speak with and have an attorney present during interrogation, you are looking out for yourself. Law enforcement may legally lie, confuse, try and trick suspects, and misrepresent the facts during an interrogation.

The Miranda rights are there to protect people from becoming victims of self-incrimination by stopping the interrogation process until you have the help and advice of a criminal defense attorney. Invoking your Miranda rights cannot be used against you in court. You can’t legally be presumed guilty because you wouldn’t answer any questions.

Always Consult a Criminal Defense Lawyer

No matter what the police say, no matter how empathetic or understanding they may seem to be, the most important thing you can do for yourself if you are in custody and being questioned is unequivocally state, “I’m not going to answer any questions, and I would like to speak with my attorney.”

Sit silently and wait for your criminal defense lawyer to arrive. Understanding your Miranda rights is crucial for protecting yourself and ensuring that you receive a fair trial

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