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We are an elite criminal defense law firm, that emphasizes providing the best service and professionalism to all clients. We service a curated clientele nationwide – that expect the best from their lawyer. We handle tough criminal defense and legal situations that require deep knowledge, experience, dedication, and excellence in order to win. We have over 50 years of combined experience, handling national and international cases.

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The Spodek Law Group is one of the most successful law firms in the USA. Our success comes from the fact we are attentive to details, and take a very pragmatic approach to each and every single case. Our clients turn to us for realistic advice – so they can make the appropriate decisions they need to make personally. Our goal is to make sure your case ends in a positive outcome, not only personally – but for your family as well.

 



How Federal Criminal Cases Work

How Federal Criminal Cases Work
 
It is important to have a skilled federal defense attorney on your side when you are facing federal charges. This is because federal agents and prosecuting attorneys will strive to prove your guilt and penalize you for your alleged actions. The punishments for a federal conviction are severe and oftentimes include long prison sentences, making it difficult to move on with your life afterwards. The best way to avoid conviction and possible jail time is to work with a qualified law firm.
 
Get in touch with us and a member of our brilliant federal team will give you a free initial case consultation and advise you of a clever course of action in your distinct case, putting you on track to receive the best available result. Visit our firm today or contact us via phone.
 
Steps in a Federal Criminal Case
We understand that every case is unique. While this is true, remember that there are a few steps that are common in most federal criminal cases. The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure govern the process, which includes the following stages:
 

  • Investigation

Federal agencies, such as the FBI, DEA, ATF, USSS, or DHS, are often involved in gathering evidences in federal criminal cases. In this stage of your criminal case, the prosecutor may coordinate with one or several federal agencies to gather direct evidence and circumstantial information. Make sure to hire a knowledgeable attorney before you deal with or fight back against these investigating agents.

  • Charging

This stage allows the prosecutor to review the evidence gathered by federal agencies and decide whether to present your criminal case to a grand jury.

  • Initial Hearing/Arraignment

The initial hearing with a judge will occur right after an arrest and charge. You will likely go into a plea at this stage.

  • Discovery

During this stage, the prosecutor and defense attorney review the details of the case and exchange required records to prepare for trial.

  • Plea Bargaining

The defendant may be offered a plea deal to avoid trial if the government has a strong case. To receive a deal, the accused must agree to plead guilty or no contest in an open court before the judge.

  • Preliminary Hearing

The prosecutor must demonstrate that there is enough evidence to warrant a trial if the defendant pleads not guilty. The defendant may choose to waive this step.

  • Pre-Trial Motions

The defense attorney or prosecutor may make pre-trial motions. These motions may include a motion to suppress, motion to dismiss, or motion for change of venue. The pre-trial motions often affect the trial, defendants, courtroom, testimony, or evidence.

  • Trial

Once the preparation is complete, the prosecutor presents evidence in an attempt to demonstrate the defendant’s guilt to the jury. Trials include opening statements, presentment of cases, witness examination, objections, and closing arguments.

  • Post-Trial Motions

If convicted, the defendant may file a post-trial motion for a new trial, a motion for judgment of acquittal, or a motion to vacate, set aside, or correct a sentence.

  • Sentencing

The defendant will likely be sentenced several months after the trial. The Congress sets minimum and maximum punishments, which guide the judge’s decision, along with case-specific information.

  • Appeal

The defendant may appeal the verdict if he/she believes that he/she was wrongfully convicted.
 
Facing federal criminal charges may make you feel confused, overwhelmed, or even hopeless. Having a skilled defense lawyer on your side can help combat anxiety and make it easier to face the case. This is because you know you are protected throughout the stages of your case. With our top-tier defense team, you can be at ease and assured knowing that you are working with one of the top defense firms. We have years of extensive experience in defending the wrongfully accused and are ready to put our knowledge to work in your case.
 
Our licensed and experienced federal defense attorneys are dedicated to defending your welfare and will do everything we can to set you up for success in your criminal case. We represent clients involved in all kinds of cases, such as drug crime cases, violent crime cases, sex crime cases, and more. If you are facing federal charges or believe you are being investigated, reach out to us promptly to obtain the services of a skilled lawyer who will start working to protect you.
 
Contact Us for Federal Criminal Defense
Let our legal team represent you! The sooner you obtain our services, the better your chances of achieving beneficial result. Don’t wait any longer; take action today. Let us review the details of your situation and help you build a strategic approach towards your federal criminal case. You may call our toll free number or send us a message online to get started.
 


Charle Butler
Charle Butler
2021-03-12
I was hesitant to hire the Spodek Law Group. I read reviews and knew they have a great reputation. However, I thought I would spend money and not see or speak to my attorney. From the beginning to end of my case Todd and the entire staff were available and willing to help. We worked towards and end result that was way above my expectation and Todd delivered. I am forever grateful for patience and long days and night spent working on my case. Thanks Todd and the entire team!
Mesonista parsons
Mesonista parsons
2021-03-05
My attorney at Spodek was Abigail. She was very knowledgeable and helpful with all my questions and concerns, as well as responsive. Her fees are affordable and Abigail took the time to make sure I understood everything relating to my case. I highly recommend Abigail and will request her services in the future.
debabrata chakraborty
debabrata chakraborty
2021-03-03
Todd A Spodek is the experienced and best criminal lawyer at USA. He is very professional and always respond on time. Alex also very cooperative and always help me. They took care me and my problem like family member. I am 100% satisfied for their professional service. My result was unexpected and amazing. They dismissed my case. I am really grateful to them. I will recommend you to go there if you want to solve your problem. I wish all the best for them.
Asata Hendricks
Asata Hendricks
2021-03-02
Truly appreciate the work the guys did!. Exceptional team & I know they care about each and everyone of their clients. I am super thankful to be referred to Spodek Law Group and I am grateful Todd & Alex were able to work diligently to achieve an outcome I am pleased with. Despite COVID they stayed on top of things and kept me informed every step of the way. Very thankful.
Mike Moroff
Mike Moroff
2021-02-26
I'm very satisfied with the services rendered by Todd, Alex and Mary Lou. I whole heartedly recommend Spodek Law Group . I've worked with and have retained other attorneys in the past with Todd's firm being the cream of the crop for many reasons. A very serious legal matter was resolved after a year's hard work and effort. Todd expertly guided me through the process and was able to navigate and make the good journey bearable as well as successful. Mary Lou initially provided excellent assistance before referring my case to Todd. Alex's support was effective and timely. The customer portal (MyCase) is an invaluable communication tool that also kept track of my case. Various aspects of my case were explained and there were several options provided but I made the final decision of how the case would be handled. The legal fee was reasonable considering the effort and amount of work plus it was a flat fee regardless of the length of time required to conclude my case. Todd made himself available to me and we had many scheduled meetings to go over the progress and to discuss the next steps. I felt more confident after many discussions with him. You will not go wrong choosing Spodek Law Group for legal matters.
Josh Katz
Josh Katz
2021-02-24
Being that it was the first time that I was in need of an attorney, I was afraid and hesitant and knew I needed the absolute best. It is beyond understood why Spodek Law Group has a reputation of being the top, if not the best law firm in New York. Alex and Abigail were there every step of the way even at the most unconvenient hours. I could not have asked for more. They are extremely good at what they do and they delivered much much more than just winning my case. A big thank you to Alex and Abigail for all the guidance and counseling and their upmost loyal support that extended far more than just legally. If you need the absolute best than don't hesitate to hire Spodek Law Firm.
L.C.
L.C.
2021-02-24
I cannot tell you how thankful I am to Todd and Alex for their hard work and dedication to my case. I had never been in any trouble before but I had an unfortunate event occur and in the midst of COVID-19 at that therefore I knew I needed a team that was dedicated to my success. Today- my case has been finalized and I’m walking away with no record and can continue life as a mother and a Grad student worry free. I cannot express enough gratitude for their assistance.
AnnMarie Soliman
AnnMarie Soliman
2021-02-23
I received a summons and called Spodek law group for a free consultation. Alex took my call and was very quick and responsive. He was available anytime through multiple platforms and very reassuring when needed. They are extremely organized and thorough. They got my case dismissed! I’m very grateful. Thank you Alex and Todd!

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"Spodek Law Group have offered me excellent support and advice thru a very difficult time. I feel I've dealt with someone who truly cares and wants the best outcome for you and yours. I'm extremely grateful for all the help Spodek Law Group has offered me. I can't recommend them..."

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