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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 Chautauqua 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 Chautauqua 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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Thomas D'Agostino

Thomas D'Agostino
Mattar D'Agostino & Gottlieb, LLP
17 Court Street Suite 600
Buffalo, NY 14702
Licensed for 55 years, Thomas D'Agostino is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

William Francis Coughlin

William Francis Coughlin
7 N Erie Street
Mayville, NY 14757
Licensed for 29 years, William Francis Coughlin is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Robert A Liebers

Robert A Liebers
PO Box 3090
Jamestown, NY 14702
Licensed for 36 years, Robert A Liebers is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

John Joseph Schober

John Joseph Schober
625 Central Avenue
Dunkirk, NY 14048
Licensed for 37 years, John Joseph Schober is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Richard Thomas Rankin

Richard Thomas Rankin
Richard Thomas Rankin, Esq.
617 Washington St
Jamestown, NY 14701
Licensed for 16 years, Richard Thomas Rankin is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Suffolk University Law School... 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.

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.