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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 Minnehaha County, South Dakota, 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 Minnehaha County, South Dakota 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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Brett Waltner

Brett Waltner
Myers Billion LLP
230 S. Phillips Ave. Ste. 300
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
Licensed for 3 years, Brett Waltner is a Personal Injury and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended The University of South Dakota School of ... read more >

Lyndsay E DeMatteo

Lyndsay E DeMatteo
300 N Dakota Ave Suite 217
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
Lyndsay E DeMatteo is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Clint Sargent

Clint Sargent
Meierhenry Sargent, LLP
315 S Phillips Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
Clint Sargent is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Michael J Butler

Michael J Butler
100 S Spring Ave Suite 210
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
Michael J Butler is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Richard L Johnson

Richard L Johnson
300 N Dakota Ave Suite 406
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
Richard L Johnson is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Amber Hardy

Amber Hardy
Hardy Reynolds Law Group, LLC
3130 W 57th St #109
Sioux Falls, SD 57108
Licensed for 4 years, Amber Hardy is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer... read more >

David Alan Palmer

David Alan Palmer
David Alan Palmer, P.C.
141 North Main Suite 305
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
David Alan Palmer is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... 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.


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