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Criminal Defense Attorney - Their Roles and Responsibilities


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The main role of a criminal defense lawyer is to represent their defendant in the criminal court system. Here mentioned are the few important roles and responsibilities of a criminal defense lawyer, visit

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Criminal Defense Attorney - Their Roles and Responsibilities

  1. 1. Rol es and Responsi bilities of Crimi nal Defense At torneys
  2. 2. “A Lawyer Has a Duty to Give His Client the Best Possible Advice without Regard for His Own Financial Circumstances” Says John Grisham, An American Bestselling Writer And Attorney
  3. 3. CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEYS – Who Are They? A criminal defense attorney is a lawyer specializing in the defense of individuals and companies charged with criminal activity.
  4. 4. CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYERS – What They Do? The attorney will discuss the specifics of the case with the client to get information to help build a defense to the charge(s). The criminal defense lawyer will use this information in the various motions and pleadings, he or she will have to draft on the client’s behalf, during plea negotiations, and during the trial. Some of the tasks that criminal defense lawyers routinely perform are:
  5. 5. Task #1 - Provide an objective perspective of the client’s situation and explain to the client what is likely to happen, which is vital for the client, especially in making a decision about how to respond to any “plea bargain” a prosecutor may offer. Task #2 - Negotiates with a prosecutor on behalf of the client in an attempt to reduce the charges or lessen the punishment recommended by the prosecutor at sentencing.
  6. 6. Task #3 - Suggest sentencing, treatment, and rehabilitation programs tailored to the client's specific needs, which may help the client avoid future clashes. Task #4 - Interview witnesses, formulate cross examination questions and create defense strategies.
  7. 7. DO I NEED A CRIMINAL JUSTICE LAWYER? If you are facing criminal charges, a criminal defense attorney can help represent you in court. Or, if you have been the victim of a crime, a criminal prosecutor can help you through the process.
  8. 8. Contact The Law Office of Adam Peer, LLC Protect Your Rights and Future! Facing serious legal problems? Need an accessible attorney who provides cost-effective legal services? Contact “The Law Office of Adam Peer, LLC”, the team of experienced criminal defense in Overland Park. For more details, Call 1-913-553-4222 Visit