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The United States Constitution grants important rights to any person accused of a crime including due process, the right to a fair and speedy trial, the right to representation by counsel, the right to remain silent and to be free of unreasonable searches and seizures.


When choosing a criminal defense attorney in Arkansas, consider the lawyer's training, experience, ratings and reviews. Attorneys that practice within the criminal justice system tend to focus on certain types of cases in either state or federal court.


Most criminal defense attorneys provide a free consultation to discuss the facts of your case and defenses that might apply. Before you decide on which attorney to hire, meet with several different attorneys in their office to discuss the case and the attorney fees required for representation.


Once you decide which attorney to hire, make sure you and the attorney sign a written fee agreement or contract that describes the attorney fees required at each stage of the case including during pre-trial negotiations, motion hearings and a bench or jury trial.


A criminal defense lawyer in Arkansas should fight to protect the rights of his or her client in a criminal case against felony or misdemeanor charges... Read more »

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Shannon Lea Blatt

Shannon Lea Blatt
19 Court Street
Fort Smith, AR 72901
Licensed for 22 years, Shannon Lea Blatt is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

James William Robb

James William Robb
515 Garrison Ave
Fort Smith, AR 72901
Licensed for 39 years, James William Robb is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

David Lee Dunagin

David Lee Dunagin
523 Garrison Ave Suite 101
Fort Smith, AR 72902
Licensed for 36 years, David Lee Dunagin is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Daniel A Stewart

Daniel A Stewart
523 Garrison Ave. Suite 300
Fort Smith, AR 72901
Daniel A Stewart is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Ray L Spruell

Ray L Spruell
40 S. 4th Street
Fort Smith, AR 72901
Ray L Spruell is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Eugene A Wahl

Eugene A Wahl
3800 Rogers Ave.
Fort Smith, AR 72902
Eugene A Wahl is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Drew A Harmon

Drew A Harmon
PO Box 787
Fort Smith, AR 72902
Drew A Harmon is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Candice Anne Cabaniss Settle

Candice Anne Cabaniss Settle
927 Main St
Van Buren, AR 72957
Licensed for 22 years, Candice Anne Cabaniss Settle is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

John Michael Crochet

John Michael Crochet
16362 Carney Rd.
West Fork, AR 72774
John Michael Crochet is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

James C Haaser

James C Haaser
40 South 4th Street
Fort Smith, AR 72901
James C Haaser is a DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

Aaron Cash

Aaron Cash
Herrera Law Group
1821 S. 8th St
Rogers, AR 72756
Aaron Cash is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended University of Arkansas School of Law... read more >

Russell Harper

Russell Harper
305 Webster
Van Buren, AR 72956
Russell Harper is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

James Allan Houston

James Allan Houston
305 Webster
Van Buren, AR 72956
James Allan Houston is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Samuel Ryan Norris

Samuel Ryan Norris
305 Webster
Van Buren, AR 72956
Samuel Ryan Norris is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

John Marshall May

John Marshall May
181987 Buckhorn Camp Rd
Prairie Grove, AR 72753
John Marshall May is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
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Criminal Defense Specialty Areas

Criminal Defense Specialty Areas

NBLSC Certification in Criminal Trial Advocacy - The National Board of Legal Specialty Certification is accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) to certify attorneys as specialists in criminal trial advocacy.



Nonprofit Legal Associations

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Founded in 1958, NACDL is the largest organization for criminal defense lawyers fighting to preserve fairness within America's criminal justice system. The organization has more than 10,000 direct members including criminal defense attorneys in private practice, public defenders in state or federal court, U.S. military defense counsel, law professors and judges.


Arkansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

AACDL works to ensure fairness in the criminal justice system and due process for persons accused of crimes while educating and assisting criminal defense attorneys in their practice.


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