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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 Schenectady 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 Schenectady 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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Paul M Callahan

Paul M Callahan
Paul M Callahan
Licensed for 46 years, Paul M Callahan is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Western New England College School of Law... read more >

Steven Xavier Kouray

Steven Xavier Kouray
Kouray & Kouray
525 State St
Schenectady, NY 12305
Licensed for 46 years, Steven Xavier Kouray is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Albany Law School... read more >

Mark John Sacco

Mark John Sacco
The Law Office of Mark J. Sacco, PLLC
38 N Ferry St
Schenectady, NY 12305
Licensed for 23 years, Mark John Sacco is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Mark Andrew Juda

Mark Andrew Juda
Juda Law Office Pllc
650 Franklin St Ste 502
Schenectady, NY 12305
Licensed for 29 years, Mark Andrew Juda is a Criminal Defense and Local Government Law lawyer who attended Pettit College of Law - The Ohio... read more >

Joseph L Litz

Joseph L Litz
Litz And Litz
143 Clinton St
Schenectady, NY 12305
Licensed for 37 years, Joseph L Litz is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley 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.



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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