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IndianaCriminal Defense Lawyers in Lafayette, 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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Thomas Joseph O'Brien

Thomas Joseph O'Brien
O'Brien & Dekker
100 North Third Street PO Box 5
Lafayette, IN 47902
Thomas Joseph O'Brien is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Earl McCoy

Earl McCoy
McCoy Law
424 Columbia St
Lafayette, IN 47901
Earl McCoy is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer... read more >

Steven Ray Knecht

Steven Ray Knecht
Vonderheide & Knecht, PC
22 N 2nd Street PO Box 158
Lafayette, IN 47902
Licensed for 37 years, Steven Ray Knecht is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Edward Kent Moore

Edward Kent Moore
Laszynski & Moore
PO Box 848
Lafayette, IN 47902
Licensed for 52 years, Edward Kent Moore is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Susannah Machin Hall-Justice

Susannah Machin Hall-Justice
Hall-Justice Law Firm
200 Ferry St Suite A
Lafayette, IN 47902
Licensed for 23 years, Susannah Machin Hall-Justice is a DUI / DWI and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

William Allan Goebel

William Allan Goebel
Goebel Law Office
118 E Main St
Crawfordsville, IN 47933
Licensed for 37 years, William Allan Goebel is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

William Kelly Leeman

William Kelly Leeman
Leeman Law Offices
412 East Broadway
Logansport, IN 46947
Licensed for 46 years, William Kelly Leeman is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Robert Nice

Robert Nice
The Nice Law Firm, LLP
127 W. Main Street Suite 320
Lebanon, IN 46052
Robert Nice is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer... read more >

Chuck Rathburn

Chuck Rathburn
90 N. Main Street
Zionsville, IN 46077
Chuck Rathburn is a DUI / DWI 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.


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