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KentuckyCriminal Defense Lawyers in Richmond, Kentucky

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 Kentucky, 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 Kentucky 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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Joshua Ryan Kidd

Joshua Ryan Kidd
Claycomb & Kidd
128 North Second Street P.O. Box 1238
Richmond, KY 40476
Joshua Ryan Kidd is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Sucheta Mohanty

Sucheta Mohanty
P.O. Box 766
Richmond, KY 40475
Sucheta Mohanty is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

James Walter Baechtold

James Walter Baechtold
Shumate, Flaherty, Eubanks & Baechtold
225 West Irvine Street
Richmond, KY 40476
James Walter Baechtold is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Jerry William Gilbert

Jerry William Gilbert
Coy, Gilbert & Gilbert
212 North Second Street P.O. Box 1178
Richmond, KY 40475
Jerry William Gilbert is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Brent Cox

Brent Cox
COX ATTORNEY PLLC
709 Millpond Road
Lexington, KY 40514
Licensed for 14 years, Brent Cox is a Criminal Defense and Civil Trial Law lawyer who attended Ohio Northern University College of Law... read more >

Michael F Eubanks

Michael F Eubanks
Shumate, Flaherty, Eubanks & Baechtold
225 West Irvine Street
Richmond, KY 40476
Michael F Eubanks is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Dan Carman

Dan Carman
Suhre & Associates
333 W. Vine St. Suite 300
Lexington, KY 40507
Dan Carman is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

Joe Suhre IV

Joe Suhre IV
Suhre & Associates, LLC
333 W. Vine St.
Lexington, KY 40507
Licensed for 23 years, Joe Suhre IV is a Marijuana Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Cincinnati College of Law... read more >

Jason Stephen Wilson

Jason Stephen Wilson
212 North Second Street P.O. Box 1178
Richmond, KY 40475
Jason Stephen Wilson is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Randy M O'Neal

Randy M O'Neal
Williams & O'Neal, P.S.C.
P.O. Box 266
Richmond, KY 40476
Randy M O'Neal is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer... read more >

Daniel V. Smith

Daniel V. Smith
Smith & O'Toole, PLLC
200 East Main Stree Suite 209
Richmond, KY 40475
Licensed for 11 years, Daniel V. Smith is a Child Custody / Visitation and Divorce lawyer... read more >

Bradley Dale Clark

Bradley Dale Clark
Suhre & Associates LLC
333 W Vine St Ste. 300
Lexington, KY 40507
Licensed for 13 years, Bradley Dale Clark is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Kentucky College of Law... read more >

Patrick S McClure

Patrick S McClure
McClure, McClure & Bailey PLLC
326 W. Main St. Suite 204
Danville, KY 40422
Licensed for 22 years, Patrick S McClure is a Child Custody / Visitation and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Centre College... read more >

Jay Oakley II

Jay Oakley II
Oakley & Oakley, LLC
111 Church St Suite 300, Lexington, KY 40507
Lexington, KY 40507
Licensed for 16 years, Jay Oakley II is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Salmon P. Chase College of Law - Northern Kentucky Universit... read more >

Christy Howell Sweeney

Christy Howell Sweeney
The Law Office of CH Sweeney, PLLC
PO Box 24384
Lexington, KY 40524
Licensed for 21 years, Christy Howell Sweeney is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended University of Kentucky College of Law... read more >

Jerry J Cox

Jerry J Cox
Jerry J. Cox, PSC
115 Richmond Street P.O. Box 1350
Mount Vernon, KY 40456
Jerry J Cox is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Brent L Caldwell

Brent L Caldwell
Caldwell Caldwell & Caldwell
156 Market St
Lexington, KY 40507
Brent L Caldwell is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

R. Tucker Richardson III

R. Tucker Richardson III
Baldani, Rowland & Richardson
300 West Short Street
Lexington, KY 40507
R. Tucker Richardson III is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Scott White

Scott White
Morgan & Pottinger, PSC
133 West Short Street
Lexington, KY 40507
Scott White is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Mark Alan Bubenzer

Mark Alan Bubenzer
101 Saint Clair Street
Frankfort, KY 40602
Mark Alan Bubenzer is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Michael Benjamin Shields

Michael Benjamin Shields
White Peck Carrington, LLP
26 Broadway
Mt Sterling, KY 40353
Michael Benjamin Shields is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Andrew Martin Stephens

Andrew Martin Stephens
Andrew M. Stephens & Associates
107 Church Street Suite 200
Lexington, KY 40507
Andrew Martin Stephens is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

John E Cornett

John E Cornett
112 North Court Street
Georgetown, KY 40324
John E Cornett is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Russell James Baldani

Russell James Baldani
300 West Short Street
Lexington, KY 40507
Russell James Baldani is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

R. Burl McCoy

R. Burl McCoy
Stoll Kennon Ogden, PLLC
300 West Vine Street Suite 2100
Lexington, KY 40507
R. Burl McCoy is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

William E Johnson

William E Johnson
William Newcomb, LLP
326 West Main Street
Frankfort, KY 40601
William E Johnson is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended University of Kentucky College of Law... read more >

Adam Gregory Zeroogian

Adam Gregory Zeroogian
Adam G. Zeroogian, Attorney at Law PLLC
114 North Main Street
Nicholasville, KY 40356
Adam Gregory Zeroogian is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Amy Rebecca Duncliffe

Amy Rebecca Duncliffe
The Duncliffe Law Office
107 North Hamilton Street
Georgetown, KY 40324
Amy Rebecca Duncliffe is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Bethany Lane Catron

Bethany Lane Catron
Stanziano & Catron
414 Public Square
Columbia, KY 42728
Bethany Lane Catron is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Brandi N Lewis

Brandi N Lewis
Baldani, Rowland & Richardson
300 West Short Street
Lexington, KY 40507
Brandi N Lewis is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

David Thomas

David Thomas
Thomas Law Offices, PLLC
400 South Main Street Suite 102
Nicholasville, KY 40356
David Thomas is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Hayley Prevatt

Hayley Prevatt
Hayley Prevatt, Attorney at Law
155 East Main Street Suite 210
Lexington, KY 40507
Hayley Prevatt is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Roger Mitchell Berryman

Roger Mitchell Berryman
Berryman Law Office
2 North Main Street P.O. Box 273
Winchester, KY 40392
Roger Mitchell Berryman is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Seth Richard Thomas

Seth Richard Thomas
Thomas Law Offices, PLLC
400 South Main Street Suite 102
Nicholasville, KY 40356
Seth Richard Thomas is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Trevor Wayne Wells

Trevor Wayne Wells
Miller Wells, PLLC
300 East Main Street Suite 360
Lexington, KY 40507
Trevor Wayne Wells is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Catherine Ann Monzingo

Catherine Ann Monzingo
250 West Main Street Suite 3010
Lexington, KY 40507
Catherine Ann Monzingo is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Christopher A Spedding

Christopher A Spedding
Christopher A Spedding PSC
269 West Main Street Suite 400
Lexington, KY 40507
Christopher A Spedding is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Grover A Carrington

Grover A Carrington
White Peck Carrington, LLP
26 Broadway
Mt Sterling, KY 40353
Grover A Carrington is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Linda Andrea Smith

Linda Andrea Smith
Kentucky Innocence Project
100 Fair Oaks Lane
Frankfort, KY 40601
Linda Andrea Smith is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Rebecca Ballard DiLoreto

Rebecca Ballard DiLoreto
Children's Law Center, Inc.
853 Della Drive
Lexington, KY 40504
Rebecca Ballard DiLoreto is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Adele Burt Brown

Adele Burt Brown
201 West Short Street Suite 600
Lexington, KY 40507
Adele Burt Brown is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Jason Apollo Hart

Jason Apollo Hart
Apollo Law, PLLC
101 Saint Clair, 1st Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
Licensed for 14 years, Jason Apollo Hart is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer... read more >

Jamesa J Drake

Jamesa J Drake
KY Dept of Public Advocacy
100 Fair Oaks Ln Suite 301
Frankfort, KY 40601
Jamesa J Drake is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Bryce Lowry Caldwell

Bryce Lowry Caldwell
Caldwell Caldwell & Caldwell
156 Market St
Lexington, KY 40507
Bryce Lowry Caldwell is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Bonnie K Potter

Bonnie K Potter
Department of Public Advocacy
116 Church Street
Lexington, KY 40507
Bonnie K Potter is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Damon Loyd Preston

Damon Loyd Preston
Department of Public Advocacy
100 Fair Oaks Lane Suite 302
Frankfort, KY 40601
Damon Loyd Preston is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Ernie W Lewis

Ernie W Lewis
506 Marshall Court
Frankfort, KY 40601
Ernie W Lewis is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

J Brent Austin

J Brent Austin
Seif & Austin, PLLC
163 E. Main Street #130
Lexington, KY 40507
J Brent Austin is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

James Isaac Lowry

James Isaac Lowry
Hughes Lowry Milner & Hayworth
271 West Short Street Suite 812
Lexington, KY 40507
James Isaac Lowry is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Karen E Woodall

Karen E Woodall
Karen E. Woodall, PLLC
100 E. Court Sq
Princeton, KY 42445
Karen E Woodall 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.


Kentucky Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

KACDL provides networking, advocacy and educational opportunities for Kentucky criminal defense lawyers.


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