Criminal Defense Lawyer

Being arrested and charged with a criminal offense is enough to make anyone feel frightened and forsaken. If you call the Law Office of Joseph C. Bartels and secure the services of our experienced and passionate defense attorneys, we will dispel those feelings of isolation with compassionate support and aggressive legal representation.

Our criminal defense team has a track record of successfully defending clients against a variety of charges, including:

  • Drug cases
  • Violent crime cases
  • Sex crime cases
  • White collar cases
  • Juvenile cases
  • DUI

No case is too big or too small for our criminal defense team. Whether you are fighting a traffic infraction or are being charged with a federal felony, we are ready and able to provide zealous representation. We will be your advocate in the courtroom, and provide you the compassionate support you need to get through this difficult time. We ensure your rights are respected and protected by identifying and challenging any evidence that may have been illegally obtained, and by crafting the strongest possible defense against your charges.

  • We thoroughly and carefully investigate your case to discover any evidence law enforcement missed
  • Conduct our own interviews of everyone involved, including law enforcement
  • If appropriate we will bring in witnesses to testify on your behalf
  • We give you options on how to proceed with your defense to fight your charges
  • We can negotiate with the prosecution and fight to have your charges or sentence reduced, if the situation warrants.

Contact the Law Offices of Joseph C. Bartels to find out more about our criminal representation services and set up an initial consultation.


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