Criminal Law

Federal Criminal Defense Attorney In Baton Rouge

Federal crimes are investigated and prosecuted with the full force of the federal government. Conviction rates are high and the penalties for those who are found guilty are significantly harsher than crimes tried in state courts.

These are complex cases that typically involve massive amounts of information and records. If you face federal criminal charges, it is critical to retain the services of an experienced federal criminal defense attorney in Baton Rouge who can protect your rights and fight for your freedom.

Attorney Rhett P. Spano at the Law Office of Rhett P. Spano, LLC, has more than 13 years of criminal law experience, including experience defending clients at the federal level. He understands how federal prosecutors build a case and knows how to identify any weak spots.

We Are Always Prepared To Defend Our Clients In Court

Federal crimes are criminal acts that violate U.S. federal legislation as opposed to those that violate state-specific legislation. Common federal crimes include:

  • Drug trafficking, drug distribution or drug manufacturing
  • Tax fraud or tax evasion
  • Counterfeiting, forgery and currency violations
  • Money laundering
  • Credit card fraud
  • Bank robbery
  • Terrorism
  • Manslaughter
  • Firearm offenses
  • Immigration offenses
  • Mail fraud
  • Arson

Our firm is committed to minimizing the impact of federal criminal charges on our clients' lives. We prepare every case as if it will go to trial. However, we often are able to reach agreement on reduced charges that eliminate the risk of a conviction.

We review every detail in order to develop the best possible defense strategy. Mr. Spano has the confidence and composure to defend the charges brought by experienced and well-prepared federal prosecutors.

If you have been charged with a federal crime, or even if you have only been questioned by authorities in connection with a federal crime, put our experienced Baton Rouge federal crimes lawyer in your corner.

Call 225-387-8327 or use our contact form to schedule a free consultation. We will review the facts of your case and recommend the best course of action.