When you are facing criminal prosecution, you want an experienced lawyer; someone who knows the law and the process, and who can protect your constitutional rights. The criminal justice system is fraught with peril. Seemingly innocent remarks you make can be used against you in court. The process itself can be daunting, with rules that seem to favor the prosecution and a language that can be difficult to understand.
I bring more than 15 years of criminal law experience to every case I handle. A former chief assistant district attorney, I know the strategies and tactics police and prosecutors use to try to get a conviction. I know what they fear and what works against them.
I provide a free initial consultation to every client. To set up a private meeting, contact me online or call my office in Syracuse, New York, at 315-350-3975 or toll free at 866-781-9603.
My criminal defense practice
I offer aggressive and thorough representation to people charged with all types of crimes in the state and federal courts in New York including serious felonies. I handle the defense of cases involving allegations of:
When you hire me to defend you, I will fully investigate the facts and circumstances of your case, including the tactics police used to gather evidence and make an arrest. I will question whether there was probable cause to make any search or seizure, and whether you were properly advised of your rights if taken into custody.
It's important to note that the stories and cases reported on this blog are not meant to implicitly or explicitly depict cases actively handled by my firm. In most cases, the blog will simply be covering cases similar to those I am interested in handling.
Contact me, criminal defense attorney Michael Spano
At my office, every new client is entitled to a free consultation. To schedule an appointment with an experienced New York criminal defense attorney, contact me online or call me at 315-350-3975 or toll free at 866-781-9603.