Facing criminal charges can be a very frightening experience especially considering the fact that a conviction could lead to your incarceration. If you are arrested and charged with committing a violent crime the possibility that you will face a lengthy prison sentence in addition to hefty fines, community service, probation and other penalties increases exponentially. It is in your best interest to contact a high-profile, experienced criminal defense attorney if you have been arrested for a serious crime or one that is bound to draw the attention of media outlets.
Having an attorney represent you in court is one thing but having an aggressive attorney with a long track record of success in the courtroom will only assist your case and help strengthen your defense strategy. Our firm is the only firm in Riverside and throughout San Bernardino County where every single partner has been certified as a Criminal Law Specialist. That means we have been officially recognized by the California State Bar as being amongst the best in our field. We also have a former Deputy District Attorney and former Deputy City Attorney on our team and have received an AV preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell® in the field of criminal law.
Our experience as defense counsel in numerous high profile cases and the fact that we have tried more than 100 jury trials, including those involving the death penalty, helps give us an upper edge when it comes to defending our clients' rights and protecting their freedom. In one high profile case we were involved in an ex-cop had been accused of intentionally drowning his wife so that he could collect on her $800,000 insurance policy.
Regardless of media attention, medical evidence and witness testimonies, our dedication and hard work prevailed so that the death penalty was completely removed as a sentencing option. This was despite the fact the man was convicted of first degree murder and could have faced the death penalty or life in prison without the possibility of parole. This is just one example of the results our firm has been able to obtain even in the most complex or high profile trial cases. We pride ourselves in doing everything we can on behalf of our clients. We will advocate unrelentingly to get the charges against our clients reduced, dismissed or achieve a positive verdict at trial.
If you have been charged with a crime you want a lawyer who not only has the knowledge but has the expertise and determination needed to help you protect your interests and fight for your freedom , and in some cases, your life. A Riverside criminal defense lawyer at the Law Offices of Grech & Packer can fight for you.