Law Office of Stephen R. Leffler, P.C. "The first to plead his case seems just... until another examines him." Proverbs 18:17

Your legal advocate In Memphis

Criminal Defense & Personal Injury Lawyer in Memphis

Representing Western Tennessee Residents Since 1985

Whatever overwhelming odds you may face, we are here to help and to give you hope. At the Law Office of Stephen R. Leffler, P.C., we have represented people accused of misdemeanors and felonies in Memphis and Western Tennessee since 1985.

Our personal injury practice has secured multimillion dollar results in cases involving:

Whatever the legal problem, you are up against a powerful opponent, be it tireless creditors, big insurance companies, or even the Tennessee or U.S. government. You need a skilled lawyer. Our Memphis criminal defense & personal injury attorney has consistently delivered positive results for our clients, despite the considerable odds. Our friendly legal team gets big firm results. We encourage you to see what our caring legal advocates can do for you.

What Do Criminal Defense Lawyers Do?

Criminal defense lawyers are legal professionals who specialize in defending individuals and organizations charged with criminal conduct. Here are some key aspects of what criminal defense lawyers do:

  • Legal representation: Defense lawyers represent their clients in court proceedings, including arraignments, pretrial hearings, plea negotiations, trials, and sentencing. They advocate for their clients' rights and interests throughout the legal process.
  • Case analysis: Defense lawyers analyze the facts of the case, review evidence, and assess the strengths and weaknesses of the prosecution's case. They may also conduct investigations and interview witnesses to gather information that can be used in their clients' defense.
  • Legal advice: Defense lawyers provide legal advice to their clients, explaining the charges against them, the potential consequences of conviction, and their legal options. They help their clients make informed decisions about how to proceed with their case.
  • Negotiation: Defense lawyers negotiate with prosecutors to reach plea agreements or settlements that are favorable to their clients. They may negotiate for reduced charges, lesser penalties, or alternative sentencing options.
  • Trial representation: If a case goes to trial, defense lawyers represent their clients in court. They present evidence, cross-examine witnesses, and make legal arguments to defend their clients against the charges.
  • Post-conviction representation: Defense lawyers may also represent clients in post-conviction proceedings, such as appeals or motions for a new trial. They continue to advocate for their clients' rights even after a conviction has been obtained.

Overall, criminal defense lawyers play a crucial role in the criminal justice system by ensuring that individuals accused of crimes receive a fair trial and representation. They work tirelessly to protect their clients' rights and achieve the best possible outcome in their cases.

Call (901) 509-9112 or email us today to schedule your FREE consultation with our Memphis law firm.

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