Federal Criminal Defense Lawyers in Chicago Illinois

Federal Crimes

Looking for the top federal criminal defense lawyers in Chicago? You've come to the right place. Call us today at (312) 466-9466.

Federal crimes include drug offenses, immigration (illegal entry, marriage fraud), gun charges, mortgage fraud and various white-collar crimes including general fraud offenses.

The penalties associated with federal crimes can be severe and with a 94% conviction rate, you will face very tough opposition in federal court. If you are under investigation or facing a federal crime, it is critical that you consult with an experienced and aggressive defense attorney as soon as possible. At The Chicago Law Office of Steven R. Hunter, we have years of experience in representing individuals charged with serious federal crimes.

Federal criminal charges can involve complex procedures and trials and result in serious penalties. When you are facing federal charges, protect your rights with a defense team you can trust. Contact us today for a no-fee office consultation.

How to Win a Federal Case

Federal prosecutors have enormous power. You need a competent attorney to defend a federal charge. Contact an experienced federal crimes defense lawyer today.

More than state crimes, federal crimes can involve high stakes and complex court procedures. An experienced attorney will be able to inform you of your rights and explore every alternative in your case. With over 20 years of courtroom experience, Steven R. Hunter can aggressively articulate your best interests in court to defeat your charges or minimize any penalties associated with a federal crime.

From your initial consultation through the final resolution of your case, you can always expect honest and reliable feedback regarding the direction of your case.

Federal Sentencing Guidelines and Your Rights

Federal sentencing guidelines mandate minimum sentences for convictions and involve a complex and time-consuming U.S. Code. Courts have broad latitude to bring in a person's character as mitigating factors to help get people a better sentence. An experienced lawyer can articulate your rights within the parameters of the guidelines and ensure that you are protected against maximum penalties. If you are under investigation for a federal crime or you have already been charged with a federal offense, our experienced attorney can inform you of your rights and can protect you in the federal sentencing system.

Contact The Law Office of Steven R. Hunter for a no-fee office consultation with an experienced criminal defense lawyer. Aggressive representation from a Chicago, Illinois defense team you can trust.

Legal Strategies for Illinois Federal Case Hearings

Different criminal defense strategies apply during the various stages of an Illinois Federal Court case:

Federal Crimes Defense Attorney

Our federal crimes defense attorney is experienced with all of the following federal cases:

  • Federal Conspiracy - Conspiracy is an agreement between two or more persons to commit a criminal act. There are a number of ways to successfully defend a federal conspiracy case.
  • Federal Weapons Violations Cases - The punishments for federal firearms cases are extremely severe. Make sure you have an experienced federal crimes attorney on your side, with a deep knowledge of how to win weapons violations cases.
  • Federal Bank Robbery Charges - Robbing a bank is a serious federal crime. Our Chicago criminal defense attorneys can help you to prepare for trials involving federal bank robbery charges.
  • Federal Kidnapping Charges - Kidnapping is a felony crime with stiff sentencing for those who are found guilty. Our Chicago criminal defense lawyers have experience winning kidnapping cases.
  • Federal Fraud Cases - If you have been accused of mail fraud, mortgage fraud, bank fraud, health care fraud or another federal fraud crime, it's critical that you get in touch with our attorneys as soon as possible.
  • Federal Immigration Crimes - Our Chicago criminal defense law firm stands ready to assist defendants charged with marriage fraud, illegal entry, illegal reentry, and other federal immigration crimes.
  • Federal Healthcare Fraud Investigations and Cases - We have in-depth experience defending federal healthcare fraud cases. Contact us if you are the target of a healthcare fraud investigation by the FBI or another federal agency.
  • Federal Charges for Perjury, False Statements, and Obstruction of Justice - Perjury and false statements are often the Achilles Heel of federal court defendants. Learn how to avoid being found guilty of these federal crimes.
  • Grand Jury Attorney - Any individual who is made to testify before a grand jury should contact our office for legal advice before going to court.
  • Federal Court Plea Negotiations - The decision to engage in plea negotiations should only be made after careful consideration and consultation with an experienced criminal defense attorney well versed in Federal plea negotiation procedures.
  • Appealing a Federal Case - A guilty verdict in a federal case is not the end of the road. We can assist with federel appeals that can potentially result in an overturned verdict or a lighter sentence.

Federal Cases Handled by Our Chicago Criminal Defense Lawyers

These cases are examples of the work we have done in defending those who have been accused of federal criminal offenses. Please be aware that every case is unique and every client has special circumstances. It is unethical for an attorney to guarantee any particular outcome.

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