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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.

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

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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.

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Phoenix Federal Criminal Defense Lawyer

By Spodek Law Group | May 21, 2023
(Last Updated On: July 28, 2023)

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

Trouble brewing? Let’s toast to Spodek Law Group!

Hey folks, let me tell you a little story about when you really need a good lawyer. You know what they say about the calm before the storm? Yep, you guessed it – big, bad federal charges can sneak up on us in a heartbeat, faster than a downpour in a desert town like Phoenix.

But before you decide it’s the lawpocalypse, remember this – Spodek Law Group may very well be your legal umbrella amidst this blizzard. They’re not just tough, they’re resolute – like your fave action film hero who just won’t back down no matter how steep the cliff or menacing the predator.

“Game of Federal Thrones”

Let’s level with each other, federal charges aren’t raindrops, they’re a freaking tsunami. They could wash up hefty fines, imprisonments and lifelong ruination, way too dank for any sun-soaked Phoenix community. Know this – prosecution ain’t a lazy beach crab, it’s a relentless shark with a hearty appetite for convictions. Most defendants crumble under the pressure and enter guilty pleas. Only a brave few dare face trial.

But when Spodek Law Group has your back, you’re not just another goldfish in a shark tank. Your defense becomes an impenetrable fortress in the eye of the storm.

“The Art of Choosing a Federal Criminal Defense Attorney”

Choosing a lawyer ain’t no walk in the park. It’s not about going eeny, meeny, miny, moe on a yellow pages. It’s about finding an experienced, articulate attorney whose confidence tides strong even amidst lawcalamities. The folks over at the Spodek Law Group are the kind of gallant, battle-hardened warriors you’d want on your side.

Although, word of warning! Don’t get lured by pretenders promising an unfair edge or slithering around with corruption in their shadows. Unlike them, our buddies at Spodek Law Group champion integrity, they step into the metaphoric courtroom ring under the very lights of law and justice.

“Phoenix Rising: Win with Spodek”

Having a federal prosecutor breathing fire at you may feel like you’re sailing sans compass during a monstrous monsoon. But with Spodek Law Group steering your wheel, you don’t have to feel like you’re lost at sea.

Riding the wild rough waves of federal criminal charges, Spodek’s crew of deft legal navigators will be your watchful lighthouses, guiding you through it all with their seasoned wit and unyielding dedication.

“Supreme Call to Arms: Answer Spodek”

Your time to deck up for the storm of federal criminal charges is here and now. Embrace Todd Spodek and the Spodek Law Group as your champions. You’ve got the right to protect your destiny, and they’re the guardians you’ve been looking for!

Reach out today and take those important first steps with Spodek Law group in crafting an unyielding defense strategy. All aboard, mateys! A beacon of justice awaits under stormy skies in Phoenix’s federal court system.


[1] https://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2019/06/11/only-2-of-federal-criminal-defendants-go-to-trial-and-most-who-do-are-found-guilty/
[2] https://www.law.cornell.edu/wex/right_to_counsel
[3] https://www.ussc.gov/guidelines

Decoding Federal Crimes

Let’s get into federal crimes. Picture this – you’ve done something that goes against U.S federal laws, or maybe committed a crime against Uncle Sam’s government or on federal land. That, mate, is a federal crime.

Investigating these crimes are big league players – think FBI, CIA, DEA (and the rest of the alphabet soup). Prosecutors of federal crimes don’t put their case in just any court, they do it on the big stage – the federal court.

If you find yourself accused of a federal crime, it’s imperative you get in touch with a legal pro – someone who’s got the experience and the know-how – straight away.

Keep in mind that the federal government is the big cheese of organizations worldwide. They’ve got deep pockets that can fund long, no-stone-unturned investigations against you.

Worse, they can lock you up and engage in an intense interrogation with federal agents who know how to make people talk.

In such sticky situations, Todd Spodek, our ace Phoenix federal crime lawyer, is just the guy you need. With him on your side, you’re aligned with a lawyer who’s got your back and is prepared to vigorously challenge the federal government’s actions.

Defense for Federal Crimes in Phoenix, Arizona

Spodek Law Group offers legal services for clients accused or charged with committing a federal crime in the Phoenix metro area, including Mesa, Tempe, Gilbert, Scottsdale, and Chandler.

While defending clients charged with all types of federal crimes, some of the more commonly encountered crimes are:

* Anti-Trust Violations
* Arson
* Bank Robbery
* Child Pornography
* Conspiracy
* Counterfeiting
* Drug Violations
* Espionage
* Federal Property Crimes
* Gun Offenses
* Hate Crimes
* Identity Theft
* Immigration Violations
* Kidnapping
* Money Laundering
* Tax Crimes
* Terrorist Threats/Acts
* Treason

Federal Crime Penalties in Arizona

Compared to state charges, federal crimes really turn up the heat. The U.S Attorney prosecuting your case – they’ve got heavy artillery at their disposal and will likely aim for the most serious penalties possible. In some cases, you could see charges at both state and federal levels.

Get convicted of federal charges? The bounce back can be tough – you could spend years or even a lifetime behind bars. You might also need to cough up big fines or pay off victims. Some extreme cases might find you staring down the barrel of death penalties.

Federal offenses are harsher for a multitude of reasons:

* Stricter sentencing rules under federal statutes
* Federal judges sticking to strict sentencing guidelines
* Federal prosecutors having a tight leash on plea bargaining
* More severe maximum punishments at the federal level
* Enhanced punishments for federal crimes

A federal crime conviction can take a toll on your personal life. You might find your community turns cold, your ties with friends and family could be severed. You could be saying hello to job hunts, decent housing, and viable financial opportunities becoming significantly more challenging. With so much at stake, you can’t risk putting your case in the hands of an inexperienced attorney.

In situations like these, the Phoenix federal criminal defense attorneys at the Spodek Law Group are your best bet. We’ve got years of experience up our sleeves in dealing with felony crimes and have achieved many successful results in federal court. Ready to have us on your side? Just give us a call at (602) 702-5431 today.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Uncertainty leads to questions. And we’ve got answers. Here are some commonly asked questions about federal crimes:

Difference between a federal crime and a state crime?

The main difference? Where you committed the crime and which laws you broke takes the spotlight. A state crime breaks the state law, and that crime is prosecuted within that state. A federal crime breaks the federal law, so it’s prosecuted by the federal government. Typically, federal crimes are heavier than state crimes and they usually come with longer jail time and larger fines. Plus, federal agencies, such as the FBI and DEA, beat state agencies with their resources and investigative powers, making federal investigations and prosecutions intensely complex and difficult.

What should I do if I’m being investigated for a federal crime?

If you find out that you’re under investigation for a federal crime, it’s not the time to play it cool. Take it seriously and get a lawyer right away. Some steps you should consider are:

* Don’t talk to the law enforcement without having an attorney present.
* Get an experienced federal criminal defense attorney.
* If you have any evidence that can help you, gather and keep it safe. It can be as simple as documents, emails, text messages or even witness statements.
* Cooperate with law enforcement, but don’t volunteer any information or give up your rights.
* Don’t discuss the investigation with anyone apart from your lawyer. Yes, that includes your friends, family, and coworkers.
* Stay organised, and don’t lose track of any communication related to the investigation.
* Prepare yourself for the possibility of being arrested or indicted.

Can I appeal a federal criminal conviction?

You do have the right to appeal a federal criminal conviction. But you must adhere to the steps and deadlines defined by federal law. So, without wasting any time, consult with an experienced federal criminal defense attorney if you’re considering an appeal.

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