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Faced 5+ Years in Prison

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.

Faced Potential Charges

Ghislaine Maxwell Juror

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

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Meet Todd Spodek

WE PROVIDE WHITE GLOVE SERVICE TO CLIENTS
WHO WANT MORE FROM THEIR ATTORNEY

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.

FRATERNIZATION DEFENSE LAWYERS

As we all know, the laws of fraternization dictate that both individuals engaged in sexual relations must be willing and able to give their consent. A shining example of this can be seen on a couple’s wedding night, where they both make the conscious decision to consummate their marriage. This is a clear example of mutual consent. However, the situation becomes vastly different when one partner decides to engage in sexual activity with the other without their consent. This is considered a heinous act, and is commonly referred to as rape.

In the civilian world, it is not a punishable offense for two individuals to engage in consensual sexual relations as long as both parties are physically, emotionally, and mentally capable of giving their consent. However, the laws of military fraternization differ greatly from this. In the military, there is a zero tolerance policy for any form of fraternization, no matter the age, consent, assignment, or gender of the individuals involved.

Article 134 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice states that no member of the United States Military is permitted to engage in any form of sexual relationship with another member of the military. This law is strictly enforced, and those found guilty of violating it can face serious criminal charges. Punishments for fraternization in the military may include forfeiture of pay, punitive discharge, confinement, and demotion of pay grade.

While this law may seem harsh, there are valid reasons for its existence. The men and women of the military are highly trained to protect our country, and they must be able to do so without any distractions. They must be willing and able to put the lives of their peers before their own, and a romantic relationship with a fellow service member can often create a difficult and dangerous situation. In order to ensure the safety of our country and its citizens, the military must maintain a strict policy on fraternization.

In the world of military service, bonds of camaraderie and even attraction are often formed between soldiers. However, the law is clear: no commissioned officer may engage in an inappropriate relationship with an enlisted person. This includes not just sexual relationships, but any form of romantic connection. Unfortunately, the heart doesn’t always obey the rules, and many service members find themselves caught up in fraternization, despite their best intentions.

The consequences of being accused of fraternization can be severe. Your reputation, your career, and even your future may be at risk. The military takes its rules and regulations seriously, and there is little tolerance for those who break them. If you find yourself facing a fraternization charge, it’s essential to seek the help of an attorney who has experience in military law.

It’s important to remember that consent doesn’t negate the rules of fraternization in the military. Both parties can face severe consequences, including losing their jobs and damaging their reputations. If you’re wrongly accused, an experienced attorney can help clear your name and protect your future.

Don’t let a fraternization charge ruin your life. Contact us today for a free consultation. We specialize in providing defense for service members facing fraternization charges and work tirelessly to disprove false allegations and ensure that your career and future are not impacted by this. Trust us to navigate the complex and serious rules of military law on your behalf.

As a member of the military, the freedom to associate with whomever one chooses is restricted by a set of rules and regulations set forth in the UCMJ. Two articles in particular, Article 92 and Article 134, are used to define what is considered proper and improper behavior in terms of relationships.

Article 92 covers “unprofessional” relationships, which are defined as those that compromise military authority or create an appearance of impropriety. These can include relationships between supervisors and subordinates, as well as those between recruiters and recruits, faculty and students, and trainers and trainees. Such relationships can erode morale, good order, discipline, respect for authority, and unit cohesion, and can compromise the military mission itself.

Article 134, on the other hand, specifically prohibits unprofessional relationships between officers and enlisted members. This is because such relationships can compromise good order and discipline, discredit the military, and dishonor the officer corps. Examples of conduct that might get officers in trouble include gambling, lending money, sharing living quarters, and engaging in business or sales with enlisted personnel.

Investigations into allegations of unprofessional relationships can be aggressive and often include a full review of communication, such as email, text, and telephone records, as well as traditional methods of investigation like interrogation and witness interviews. The consequences of being found guilty can be severe, including jail time, loss of pay and allowances, and loss of all military benefits. Additionally, a reputation can be destroyed and future promotions compromised.

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I was searching for a law firm with some power to help me deal with a warrant in New York . After 6 days I decided to go with Spodek Law Group. It helped that This law firm is well respected by not only the top law firms in New York , but the DA , Judge as well. I...

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It was my good fortune to retain Spodek Law Group for representation for my legal needs. From the beginning, communication was prompt and thorough. Todd, Kenneth and Alex were the first people I worked with and they all made me feel comfortable and confident that the team was going to work hard for me. Everything was explained and any concerns...

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After meeting with several law firms, I chose the Spodek Law Group not only for their professionalism and experience, but for the personal attention given to me right from the initial consultation. It is important to recognize how crucial having the right legal team is when faced with potentially life altering events that impact families and the lives of loved...

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