There are many unique areas of criminal law including financial crimes, drug crimes, violent crimes, theft crimes and more. A federal crime is one that involves breaking federal legal code, whereas a state crime involves breaking state laws. As a previous public defender and someone who now owns their own firm, Joel Leppard has extensive experience in both federal crimes and state crimes.
Being charged with a crime, whether it is a misdemeanor or a felony, can cause a lot of anxiety. If you are not properly represented, the stigma of being branded as a “criminal” may follow you around for many years to come.