If you have been charged with a criminal offense, whether in federal or state court, you already know how life-changing that is. Your reputation suffers just by being charged. You may even lose your job and your family. If convicted, you may spend years behind bars. Some offenses even carry life sentences without the possibility of parole. With so much at risk, you need the services of a Maryland criminal defense lawyer who is also a Washington DC criminal defense attorney.
Law Offices of Marc G. Hall can help
Attorney Marc Hall at the law offices of Marc G. Hall is an experienced Greenbelt criminal defense attorney who represents individuals accused of crimes in both state and federal courts. He is a vigorous advocate and has taken hundreds of cases through the jury trial process. He is committed to his clients and, in addition to his trial work, has represented numerous clients on appeal in both the United States Court of Appeals as well as in the Maryland state appellate courts.
You need an experienced advocate like Hall on your side. Prosecutors, both federal and state, have almost unlimited resources for developing a case against you. Penalties for criminal convictions are severe. In federal court, they are particularly extreme and you may spend years in prison for what you though was a minor offense.
Attorney Marc Hall will listen attentively to your side of the case. He will review all police reports and conduct his own investigation. He will vigorously fight to protect all your constitutional rights including:
- Your Fourth Amendment right to be free of warrantless and unreasonable searches and seizures.
- Your Fifth Amendment right to remain silent and to the due process of law.
- Your Sixth Amendment right to have an attorney represent you.
At some point in the investigative process, and after exhaustion of your constitutional remedies, you and attorney Hall may decide it is in your best interest to work to get the charges or penalties reduced. If that is the decision, Hall is an experienced negotiator who will fight to get you the best possible settlement.
If it appears that going to trial is a better option for you, Hall has taken hundreds of cases to trial. Although there are no guarantees in the legal system, Hall has a reputation for zealously challenging the prosecutor’s evidence in the courtroom and creating reasonable doubt on the road to obtaining an acquittal.