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CaliforniaFederal Crimes Lawyers in Nevada County, California

While most criminal offenses are prosecuted in state court, the United States federal courts also have jurisdictions over certain types of criminal offenses.


In the federal courts in and around Nevada County, California, the prosecuting attorneys with the United States Attorney's Office (USAO) prosecute criminal offenses.


Jurisdiction to prosecute the case within the federal criminal justice system can occur because the crime impacts interstate commerce, the crime occurred on land owned by the federal government or an Indian reservation, or the allegations involve a loss or harm to the federal government.


Criminal defense attorneys in federal court fight serious felony charges, minor federal offenses, petty felony offenses, and infractions.


Cases in the federal criminal justice system can include everything from tax evasion to drug or firearm charges, to civil rights violations.

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Heather Burke

Heather Burke
Law Offices of Heather L. Burke
230 Main Street 2nd Floor
Nevada City, CA 95959
Licensed for 11 years, Heather Burke is a Federal Crimes and Drug Crimes lawyer... read more >

Stephen Alan Munkelt

Stephen Alan Munkelt
Munkelt Law Office
356 Providence Mine Rd e
Nevada City, CA 95959
Licensed for 43 years, Stephen Alan Munkelt is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of San Diego School of Law... read more >

Roy Ellis Harper

Roy Ellis Harper
Law Offices of Roy Ellis Harper
10424 Banner Lava Cap Rd
Nevada City, CA 95959
Licensed for 25 years, Roy Ellis Harper is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended USC Gould School of Law... read more >

Heather Lynne Burke

Heather Lynne Burke
408 Broad St Suite 11B
Nevada City, CA 95959
Licensed for 11 years, Heather Lynne Burke is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended California Western School of Law... read more >

Katharine Lynn Elliott

Katharine Lynn Elliott
950 Maidu Ave # 240
Nevada City, CA 95959
Licensed for 33 years, Katharine Lynn Elliott is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Santa Barbara College of Law Santa Barbara CA... read more >

Christopher Brian Dort

Christopher Brian Dort
Attorney Christopher Dort
11884 Tammy Way
Grass Valley, CA 95949
Licensed for 23 years, Christopher Brian Dort is a Criminal Defense and Business Law lawyer who attended UC Hastings College of the Law... read more >

Jennifer Roberta Walters

Jennifer Roberta Walters
950 Maidu Ave # 240
Nevada City, CA 95959
Licensed for 24 years, Jennifer Roberta Walters is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended Thomas Jefferson School of La... read more >

David Alkire

David Alkire
Law Ofc David Alkire
505 Coyote St
Nevada City, CA 95959
Licensed for 49 years, David Alkire is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Yale Law School... read more >

Stephen Michael Greenberg

Stephen Michael Greenberg
PO Box 754
Nevada City, CA 95959
Licensed for 33 years, Stephen Michael Greenberg is a Criminal Defense and Appellate Law lawyer who attended New Coll of CA School Of Law... read more >

David Laurence Montgomery

David Laurence Montgomery
241 Commercial St Ste 302
Nevada City, CA 95959
Licensed for 36 years, David Laurence Montgomery is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended California Western School of Law... read more >
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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.


California Attorneys for Criminal Justice

CACJ works to preserve due process and defend the rights of the accused while providing quality continuing legal education courses to criminal defense lawyers in the State of California.


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