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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


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.

Los Angeles Federal Crimes Lawyers

Federal Crimes Lawyers
Federal crimes in the US are crimes outlined by the United States penal code. They apply in all fifty states. If you’re charged with a federal crime, you will be tried in a federal court. It’s important to get a defense attorney that specializes in the federal criminal justice system, rather than just the state system.
Federal crimes are investigated by federal law enforcement agencies like the Secret Service, FBI, DEA, IRS, and ATF. If you’ve been questioned or contacted by a federal law enforcement officer, there is a chance that you are being investigated. Even if the officer tells you that the investigation is not about you, they could be lying. It’s important to talk to a lawyer right away.
Federal cases are very serious and often carry worse penalties than the same crime tried at the state level. In addition, it’s harder to avoid a conviction with a federal crime. State courts have limited resources and budgets to make their cases. But the federal government can keep using their resources to gather evidence and tie the defendant up in legal fees until they get the conviction they want.
With a federal case, you’re less likely to get tied up for years in bureaucracy. The prosecution will move quickly to get a conviction. In addition, US prosecutors tend to have more experience than state lawyers. Depending on the state, a federal judge might also be more experienced. Some states require judges to be elected by the people. When a federal judge is appointed, they serve for life no matter what.
One final concern is that federal agents don’t tend to charge people until they have enough evidence to convict. It’s extremely difficult to defend against charges leveled by these experienced people.
There are also differences to how federal courts function when compared to state courts. State courts prosecute all crimes committed within that state that don’t fall into federal territory. But federal courts have a very limited cope of the crimes they prosecute.
Certain federal crimes pertain to federal legislation. As such, they can only be prosecuted on a federal level, rather than being pursued at the state level. Some crimes might normally be pursued in state courts, but the circumstances involved multiple states, which causes them to fall into federal jurisdiction. Still other crimes might be federally prosecuted simply because the federal government believes the offense is serious enough to warrant federal court proceedings.

What to Do

At the state level, it is very common for law enforcement officials to wait to let a defendant know about an investigation until after they have been charged. But at the federal level, you might receive a letter to let you know that you are the target of an investigation. If you receive one of these, you must contact a lawyer immediately. Targeted investigations mean that the government has already decided you are guilty and is just waiting to have enough evidence to press charges.
You might not be notified about an investigation until you have an official indictment or criminal complaint filed against you. If you’re told that you are the target of an investigation, or you have a search warrant executed against your property, it’s time to talk to a lawyer.

How a Defense Lawyer Helps

If you have a chance to contact an attorney before charges are filed against you, you have a sense of how to prepare. You can avoid making serious mistakes that will work against you in court. Most people’s worst mistakes involve talking to law enforcement or the prosecution without a lawyer during the early stages of the investigation. At this point, they believe that if they explain what they were doing, they can make the investigation go away.
When law enforcement tells you that what you say will be used against you, they mean it. They even mean it when they’re pretending to listen to your side of the story. The only thing that matters to the prosecution is getting a conviction. It doesn’t matter whether you actually committed the crime or not.
Not only are federal officers allowed to lie to you about why they’re questioning you, they receive special training to manipulate people. No matter how friendly or helpful they seem, they are not on your side.
Once you have been charged, a lawyer can help you through the complicated process of the court system. It’s overwhelming to try to navigate federal court alone. You need someone on your side who understands how the system works. They will make sure that you understand your rights and the options available to you.
Your lawyer will also explain the ramifications of the charges you’re facing. If there are ways to reduce those charges or work with the prosecution, your lawyer will help.

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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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