What to look for in a criminal defense lawyerby joe tacopina

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A former prosecutor, Joe Tacopina is an experienced criminal defense attorney in New York City. In addition to his casework, Joe Tacopina is an adjunct law professor at the Fordham Law School and lectures on legal issues throughout the United States.

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What to look for in a criminal defense lawyerby joe tacopina

  1. 1. What to Look For in a Criminal Defense Attorney BY JOE TACOPINA
  2. 2. What to Look For in a Criminal Defense Attorney A former prosecutor, Joe Tacopina is an experienced criminal defense attorney in New York City. In addition to his casework, Joe Tacopina is an adjunct law professor at the Fordham Law School and lectures on legal issues throughout the United States.
  3. 3. What to Look For in a Criminal Defense Attorney Any individual facing criminal charges should seek expert legal guidance. Quality criminal defense attorneys devise strategies to present their clients in the best possible light and to cast seeds of reasonable doubt into the minds of judges and juries. In many cases, the most effective criminal defense attorneys have gained experience working as prosecutors before moving into private practice.
  4. 4. What to Look For in a Criminal Defense Attorney When seeking a criminal defense lawyer, clients should always make sure the attorney has experience in the courthouse where the case is pending. In addition, individuals should seek out attorneys who have represented others who have faced the same or similar charges. Moreover, clients should choose attorneys with whom they have good rapport to build a trust-based attorney-client relationship.
  5. 5. What to Look For in a Criminal Defense Attorney Committed criminal defense firms may conduct their own investigation and attain forensic testimony to create weaknesses in the prosecution’s case. In addition, criminal attorneys should be present with their clients during any questioning by authorities or media.

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