The federal court system is an extremely tough legal environment, manned by career prosecutors who have moved up the ranks in the profession. Any charges filed in federal court must be defended by a trial attorney admitted to practice in federal court.
Defending federal charges
Any charge filed in federal court is of great concern; the penalties imposed in a conviction can mean years in federal prison. The conviction rate in federal court is exceptionally high. Recent research tells the story. In a recent year, of 71,954 defendants, only 290 were acquitted – only about 1%.
The stakes in federal court are high, and you need a federal criminal defense lawyer with the talent, skills, and intelligence to craft a powerful case for your defense to level the playing field. At Correa & Martinez Trial Lawyers, your case will be in the hands of one of the state's most seasoned, experienced, and focused groups of trial attorneys.