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Our criminal defense team represents corporations and individuals facing criminal accusations, arrests, or investigations across Metro New Orleans, including Metairie and the Northshore.

CRIMINAL DEFENSE

We have lawyers with extensive experience in criminal law and criminal defense cases. Our criminal defense attorneys are dedicated to upholding your constitutionally protected rights and ensuring you receive fair representation and a fair trial in New Orleans, Louisiana. You’ll also find them among the highest-rated criminal law attorneys in the nation by Super Lawyers®, Martindale-Hubbell®, and the American Trial Lawyers Association.

If you’ve been charged with a “white-collar crime,” including fraud, embezzlement, money laundering, or tax evasion, our experienced criminal defense attorneys have the expertise to handle even the most challenging cases. From gathering evidence to trial preparation, our team of attorneys makes it our business to find the holes in the prosecution’s case against you. We also handle accusations related to theft, burglary, drug possession, domestic violence, sexual assault, prostitution, homicide, and manslaughter.

WHAT TYPE OF ACCUSATIONS DO YOUR NEW ORLEANS CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEYS COVER?

At Chehardy Sherman Williams, our seasoned attorneys are ready to provide expert counsel and representation for a comprehensive array of criminal charges. Our extensive experience in both state and federal jurisdictions equips us to navigate the complexities of the legal landscape with precision and dedication. When facing criminal accusations in New Orleans, Louisiana, trust in a law firm that combines deep-rooted knowledge of the criminal justice system with a genuine commitment to defending your rights and advocating for your best interests.

  • Fraud: Accusations of fraud can encompass a broad spectrum of offenses, from white-collar crimes such as securities fraud and identity theft to healthcare and insurance fraud. Our attorneys possess a nuanced understanding of the laws governing fraudulent activities, enabling us to mount a robust defense tailored to the unique circumstances of each case.
  • Embezzlement: Embezzlement charges involve the alleged misappropriation of funds or property entrusted to an individual’s care, often within a professional or fiduciary capacity. With our keen attention to detail and strategic approach, we strive to uncover the truth behind embezzlement accusations and safeguard our clients’ rights throughout the legal process.
  • Money laundering: Money laundering allegations typically arise in connection with illegal financial transactions aimed at disguising the origins of unlawfully obtained funds. Our attorneys understand the intricate laws governing money laundering, allowing us to build a vigorous defense against these serious charges.
  • Tax evasion: Accusations of tax evasion involve the intentional evasion of tax obligations through fraudulent means, such as concealing income or overstating deductions. Our attorneys leverage their tax law and criminal defense expertise to meticulously examine the evidence and develop effective strategies for protecting our clients’ interests.
  • Theft and burglary: Charges of theft and burglary encompass a range of offenses involving the unlawful taking of another’s property or entering a structure with the intent to commit a crime. Our experienced New Orleans criminal defense attorneys meticulously analyze the facts of each case to construct a compelling defense and achieve the best possible outcome for our clients.
  • Drug possession: Drug possession charges can have severe consequences, including fines, imprisonment, and long-term damage to one’s reputation. Our attorneys possess a deep understanding of drug laws and legal procedures, allowing us to advocate for individuals facing allegations of drug possession with compassion and diligence.
  • Domestic violence: Accusations of domestic violence can have profound personal and legal ramifications, impacting family relationships and future opportunities. Our attorneys approach these sensitive cases with empathy and expertise, working tirelessly to protect our clients’ rights while striving to achieve fair and just outcomes.
  • Sexual assault: Allegations of sexual assault demand a thorough and sensitive approach, as they involve deeply personal and often highly contested matters. Our attorneys are committed to providing unwavering support and advocacy for individuals facing such accusations, ensuring their voices are heard and their rights defended.
  • Homicide and manslaughter: Charges of homicide and manslaughter represent some of the most serious criminal accusations one can face, carrying potentially life-altering consequences. Our experienced team of attorneys draws upon their extensive trial experience and legal acumen to build an informed defense on behalf of our clients, leaving no stone unturned in pursuit of justice.

NEW ORLEANS CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEYS AWARDS & RECOGNITION

At Chehardy Sherman Williams, we take immense pride in our commitment to excellence and the exceptional legal representation we provide to our clients. Our dedication to upholding the highest standards of professionalism and integrity has not gone unnoticed within the legal community.

Awards and recognition earned by our esteemed team of New Orleans criminal defense attorneys include:

WE SERVE SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA

Chehardy Sherman Williams proudly offers criminal defense services across Metro New Orleans, including Metairie and the Northshore. From the vibrant streets of New Orleans to the bustling communities of Metairie and the tranquil atmosphere of the Northshore, our experienced attorneys are dedicated to providing steadfast advocacy and support to individuals facing criminal accusations throughout Southeast Louisiana.

Learn more about how we serve our Southeast Louisiana community.

CONTACT OUR EXPERIENCED CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEYS IN METRO NEW ORLEANS

Ready to navigate the complexities of the criminal justice system with confidence? Trust Chehardy Sherman Williams, your premier New Orleans criminal defense lawyers. Our experienced criminal defense attorneys are here to provide you with the dedicated legal representation you deserve.

Contact us today to schedule a consultation and take the first step toward protecting your rights.

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