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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 Cattaraugus County, New York, 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 Cattaraugus County, New York 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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Matthew R Swenson

Matthew R Swenson
Brady & Swenson, P.C.
41 Main St
Salamanca, NY 14779
Licensed for 18 years, Matthew R Swenson is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Bryan G Brockway

Bryan G Brockway
145 Main Street
Randolph, NY 14772
Licensed for 41 years, Bryan G Brockway is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

John Chester Nelson III

John Chester Nelson III
The Nelson Law Firm
PO BOX 595
Ellicottville, NY 14731
Licensed for 9 years, John Chester Nelson III is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law Sc... 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.



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.


New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

NYSACDL is dedicated to creating a strong, well-trained defense bar to protect the rights of the accused while providing support and education to criminal defense lawyers.


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