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West VirginiaCriminal Defense Lawyers in Fairmont, West Virginia

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 West Virginia, 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 West Virginia 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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Charles E Anderson

Charles E Anderson
200 Adams St
Fairmont, WV 26544
Licensed for 46 years, Charles E Anderson is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Jason Michael Glass

Jason Michael Glass
Glass Defense Firm
PO Box 4388
Clarksburg, WV 26302
Licensed for 15 years, Jason Michael Glass is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended West Virginia University College of Law... read more >

J. Brandon Shumaker

J. Brandon Shumaker
J. Brandon Shumaker, Attorney at Law
P.O. Box 4475
Morgantown, WV 26504
Licensed for 10 years, J. Brandon Shumaker is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

William S. Adams

William S. Adams
Adams Legal Group, PLLC
344 High St.
Morgantown, WV 26505
Licensed for 20 years, William S. Adams is a Criminal Defense and Motor Vehicle Accidents lawyer who attended WVU College of Law... read more >

Neal J Hamilton

Neal J Hamilton
PO Box 509
Fairmont, WV 26555
Licensed for 38 years, Neal J Hamilton is a DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

James B Zimarowski

James B Zimarowski
265 High St Suite 200
Morgantown, WV 26505
Licensed for 38 years, James B Zimarowski is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Joel L Mumford

Joel L Mumford
215 S 3rd St Suite 600
Clarksburg, WV 26301
Licensed for 13 years, Joel L Mumford is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended St. Thomas University School of Law... read more >

Dreama D Sinkkanen

Dreama D Sinkkanen
Law Offices of Dreama D. Sinkkanen
231 S Third St
Clarksburg, WV 26301
Licensed for 27 years, Dreama D Sinkkanen is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Frank Walker

Frank Walker
Frank Walker Law
The Monongahela Building 235 High Street,Suite 418
Morgantown, WV 26505
Licensed for 8 years, Frank Walker is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Stephen M Glass

Stephen M Glass
191 Ridgeway Dr
Bridgeport, WV 26330
Licensed for 44 years, Stephen M Glass is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Thomas Willy Kroger

Thomas Willy Kroger
Kroger Law Offices
1403 Saratoga Avenue
Morgantown, WV 26505
Licensed for 15 years, Thomas Willy Kroger is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

Michael D Simms

Michael D Simms
235 High St Suite 722
Morgantown, WV 26505
Licensed for 15 years, Michael D Simms is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

J. Michael Benninger

J. Michael Benninger
Benninger Law, PLLC
PO Box 623
Morgantown, WV 26507
Licensed for 35 years, J. Michael Benninger is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Todd F La Neve

Todd F La Neve
LaNeve Law Offices
117 1/2 Nicholas Street PO Box 549
Clarksburg, WV 26301
Licensed for 27 years, Todd F La Neve is a DUI / DWI and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Lance E Rollo

Lance E Rollo
44 High Street
Morgantown, WV 26505
Licensed for 17 years, Lance E Rollo is a DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

Todd Laneve

Todd Laneve
117-1/2 Nicholas Street
Clarksburg, WV 26301
Todd Laneve is a DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

David M Jecklin

David M Jecklin
1714 Mileground
Morgantown, WV 26505
David M Jecklin is a DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

Jason E Wingfield

Jason E Wingfield
1714 Mileground
Morgantown, WV 26505
Jason E Wingfield is a DUI / DWI 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.


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