Minnesota Federal Criminal Defense Lawyer
Representing Clients in Federal Cases throughout Minnesota
One of the most serious legal situations you can face is being charged with or investigated for a federal crime. Federal cases require the immediate attention of a skilled defense attorney who is licensed to practice in federal court and who has a full command of federal law, legal procedure, and federal court experience.
If you are being prosecuted by the United States Attorney's Office in Minnesota, you are in a clearly in a difficult situation. The federal government has almost unlimited resources and work closely with federal law enforcement agencies such as the FBI, ATF, Secret Service, US Postal Service, DEA, among others.
If accused of violating a law passed by United States Congress, your case will be tried in Minnesota federal criminal court, which is very different than facing prosecution in a local state court. Therefore, you will need to retain legal representation from a federal criminal defense lawyer that has federal trial and sentencing experience. Not all lawyers handle federal crime cases as it requires an expertise and resources unique to federal cases.
Charging Federal Cases
Eisner Gorin LLP are an experienced team of federal crime defense attorneys who know the rules of Federal Procedure. Once a United States Attorney charges you with a crime, there is either an indictment or information. .
An indictment could occur when a federal grand jury determines there is sufficient proof to charge you with a federal crime. an individual with a crime. An information is a similar document that has the same impact and must be signed by the prosecutor pursuant to the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure. There are a wide range of crimes prosecuted in Federal District Courts, including the following:
- Wire fraud
- Mail fraud
- Mortgage fraud
- Bank fraud
- Healthcare fraud
- Child pornography
- Tax evasion
- Computer crimes
- Internet offenses
- Public corruption
- Money laundering
- Identity theft
- Federal drug crimes
- Bank robbery
- Human trafficking
- RICO conspiracy
- White collar crimes
- Insider Trading
- Weapons crimes
Many complex and high-dollar while collar offenses fall under federal jurisdiction and are aggressively prosecuted. If you are the target of a investigation, you will most likely be contacted by agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Securities and Exchange Commission, or the Internal Revenue Service.
Sentencing in Federal Cases
In federal sentencing, there are separate guidelines. The Federal Sentencing Guidelines has a complicated formula that provides a number that corresponds with the number of months to be served in a federal prison, amount of fine, and supervised release. These guidelines are not mandatory and a federal judge has the discretion to sentence above or below the recommended guidelines.
It is critical that you retain a federal criminal defense lawyer with a record of success in writing persuasive sentencing memorandums convince federal judges to depart from the Federal Sentencing Guidelines.
You attorney will have an opportunity to argue for a sentence and probation – which typically involve submitting a memorandum prior to a sentencing hearing – and will be heard at the hearing.
Contact our Federal Crime Defense Lawyers for Help
If you are facing federal criminal charges or are under a federal investigation in connection with such crimes, it is critical that you retain the services of such an attorney. We strongly advise you to consult with a federal criminal lawyer at our firm immediately.
Eisner Gorin LLP has more than 50 years of combined legal experience in the practice of criminal defense at the federal level. As former prosecutors, we know both sides of courtroom and can offer aggressive and competent legal representation.
A attorney from our firm can represent you in any type of federal case. It is vital that you retain the services of our lawyers as early as possible in your case, in the investigation stage or before a Grand Jury indictment when we can be of particular benefit.
Our firm will ensure that your rights are fully protected and can negotiate on your behalf with federal prosecutors to reduce or dismiss charges, where applicable. At all times, your lawyer will work to advance your best interests and minimize the adverse effects of federal charges or a conviction. We urge you to contact our firm about your situation as soon as possible.
Our federal criminal defense attorneys serve clients in all cities and counties throughout the state of Minnesota, including Anoka County, Apple Valley, Austin, Blain, Bloomington, Brooklyn Park, Burnsville, Chaska, Coon Rapids, Dakota County, Duluth, Eagan, Eden Prairie, Edina, Elk River, Faribault, Hastings, Hennepin County, Lakeville, Mankato, Maple Grove, Maplewood, Minneapolis, Minnetonka, Moorhead, Olmsted County, Owatonna, Plymouth, Ramsey County, Rochester, Shakopee, St. Cloud, St. Louis County, St. Louis Park, St. Paul, Stearns County, Stillwater, Washington County, Willmar, Winona, Woodbury.