Criminal Defense

Criminal Defense Attorneys

It doesn’t matter what the criminal charge is or what the police told you. You will be better off in the long run if you talk to an experienced criminal defense attorney as soon as possible.

In Northwest Indiana, We are An Easy Choice for High-Quality Criminal Defense Representation

Since our founding in 1971 our Merrillville, Indiana law firm, has established and maintained a reputation for providing strategic and aggressive criminal defense services. Our attorneys handle misdemeanors and felonies, and we represent clients in Indiana state courts and in the federal courts of Indiana and Illinois.

We offer criminal defense services for clients throughout Lake and Porter County Indiana in all types of criminal charges, including:

  • All major felonies - Federal and State Courts
  • White collar crimes such as fraud, embezzlement or identity theft
  • Drug charges such as sales, distribution, trafficking and possession
  • Drunk driving charges, including DUI, OWI and OUI
  • Sex crime charges
  • Theft, burglary and other property crimes
  • Juvenile delinquencies
  • Traffic violations, speeding tickets and suspended license reinstatements
  • Expungements of prior criminal convictions and charges

We give you the benefit of our experience in these matters and will provide you with an honest assessment of your situation from the start. We will also explain your options for moving forward and discuss various plans of action. As you move through the criminal justice system, your criminal defense lawyer will inform you promptly about new developments and will prepare you for every hearing and court appearance, so that you can be as involved in your defense as possible.

Appeals, Post-Conviction Work, and Other Criminal Law Services

Our firm also provides a number of other services related to our work in criminal defense. These services are more than just an addition to our criminal defense practice; some of our lawyers concentrate in these areas and have tremendous skill.

These services include:

  • Criminal appeals work in both the federal and state courts
  • Petitions for post-conviction relief
  • Sentence modifications
  • Criminal record expungement or sealing
  • Representation in extradition proceedings