Federal criminal charges typically involve extensive investigations, highly skilled prosecutors and potentially harsh sentencing consequences. If you are being investigated for a federal crime or have been arrested on federal criminal charges, it is important to involve an experienced Jacksonville federal criminal lawyer in your case as soon as possible.
I am Thomas M. Bell, and I have more than 25 years of experience representing people in Jacksonville and throughout Northeast Florida facing complex federal criminal charges, from interstate sex crimes and weapons and other violent crimes to drug offenses and white collar crimes such as fraud. The federal government commits extensive resources to prosecuting these cases. I will help you level the playing field and ensure that your rights are protected.
Do not speak with law enforcement without skilled legal counsel by your side. Anything you say could be held against you. To discuss your legal options with me in a free consultation, call 904-354-0062.
Powerful Advocacy in Federal Criminal Charges
When the federal government decides to investigate and prosecute a case, it brings incredible resources to bear. There are minimum mandatory prison sentences for many federal crimes, and the federal sentencing guidelines are very complex and punitive. That is why it is so crucial that you have an equally powerful advocate on your side. For more than a quarter of a century, I have successfully defended complex federal criminal cases, including:
- Violent crimes
- Gun and weapons charges
- Drug crimes such as conspiracy
- Sex crimes such as child pornography
- White collar crimes
- Internet crimes
- Mortgage fraud
- Mail fraud
Key Issues in Federal Cases
The identification of issues in federal prosecution is extremely important. Challenges to the seizure of evidence or the search of your car, home or computer can impact the outcome of your case. Identifying the constitutional limits of police conduct and developing the evidence of those limits can help you in court.
There are few areas of law as complicated as federal sentencing law. My skills at identifying issues, exceptions to minimum mandatory laws (safety valve), identifying and avoiding potential enhancements to the federal sentencing guidelines (vulnerable victims and career offenders) can help you.
Do Not Wait to Seek Legal Counsel
If you are being investigated or have been charged with a federal crime, it is vital that you call me immediately at 904-354-0062. Taking immediate action will increase your available options and opportunities for a positive outcome, including getting your charges dropped, negotiating a plea bargain or vigorously protecting your rights and interests at trial. As a solo practitioner, I will give you hands-on, personalized representation throughout every step of your case.
Contact a Duval County Federal Court Lawyer for a Free Consultation
When your future and freedom are at stake, you need an attorney on your side with the experience to handle complexity of the charges you are facing. Call Thomas M. Bell at 904-354-0062 or contact the firm online to arrange a free consultation.