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IndianaCriminal Defense Lawyers in Bedford, Indiana

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 Indiana, 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 Indiana 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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John Scott Callahan

John Scott Callahan
Scott Callahan, Attorney at Law, PC
1310 16th Street
Bedford, IN 47421
Licensed for 32 years, John Scott Callahan is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Mary Frances Higdon

Mary Frances Higdon
Higdon Law
PO Box 807
Clear Creek, IN 47426
Licensed for 11 years, Mary Frances Higdon is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Ronald Lee Chapman

Ronald Lee Chapman
Attorney at Law
205 N College Suite212
Bloomington, IN 47402
Licensed for 49 years, Ronald Lee Chapman is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Joseph Thomas Lozano

Joseph Thomas Lozano
Shapiro & Lozano
4334 East Third Street
Bloomington, IN 47401
Licensed for 16 years, Joseph Thomas Lozano is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Michael Thomas Scarton

Michael Thomas Scarton
Shean Law Offices
1114 North College Ave
Bloomington, IN 47404
Licensed for 20 years, Michael Thomas Scarton is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

David Eugene Schalk

David Eugene Schalk
1706 S Olive St
Bloomington, IN 47401
Licensed for 30 years, David Eugene Schalk is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Samuel Scott Shapiro

Samuel Scott Shapiro
Shapiro & Lozano
4334 East Third Street Suite 200
Bloomington, IN 47401
Licensed for 41 years, Samuel Scott Shapiro is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Katharine Crane Liell

Katharine Crane Liell
Liell & McNeil Attorneys PC
511 S Madison St
Bloomington, IN 47402
Licensed for 31 years, Katharine Crane Liell is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Paul Joal Watts

Paul Joal Watts
Watts Law Office, PC
85 South Main Street
Spencer, IN 47460
Licensed for 46 years, Paul Joal Watts is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
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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.



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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.


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