Federal Defense

Federal Defense Attorney in Denver

Seasoned Criminal Defense for All Types of Federal Charges

If you are under federal investigation or if you have been indicted by a federal grand jury, the success of your defense will largely depend on your lawyer's experience with the distinctive practices and procedures of the U.S. District Court.

Because federal prosecution generally follows a grand jury indictment, people under investigation for certain federal offenses sometimes get advance notice of the government's interest in them. You might get approached by FBI or DEA agents for an "informal" interview. You might get a subpoena to testify before the grand jury or turn documents over to the U.S. Attorney's office. Someone you know or work with might appear before a grand jury.

The chance to consult with a lawyer before indictment can be a valuable opportunity to develop your own defense or otherwise work to reduce your exposure to punishment, especially in cases involving charges of fraud or conspiracy. 

Both Liz and Jim Castle have been selected and serve as Criminal Justice Act panel attorneys to handle federal criminal cases. Jim Castle has been nationally designated as one of only a select few by the Administrative Office for the United States Courts as “learned counsel” to assist in capital cases throughout the country. While these cases are rare, this certification speaks to his detailed knowledge of federal procedure and his skill as an advocate in the most serious criminal cases.

Choose Castle & Castle for Comprehensive Legal Defense

At Castle & Castle, our familiarity with the demands of federal criminal defense can help you by clarifying your status in a complex criminal investigation, advising you about the best ways to respond to federal law enforcement contacts, and working with the prosecution to steer the potential charges away from you. The sooner you get sound advice and representation, the better your chances are of avoiding the worst consequences of a serious federal charge.

Representing Clients Accused of Federal Drug Crimes, Fraud, or Status Crimes

The criminal trial lawyers of Castle & Castle advise and defend people through all phases of a federal prosecution on such charges as the following:

  • Drug crimes, including smuggling or trafficking charges
  • White collar charges ranging from Social Security fraud to federal tax crimes
  • Bank robbery
  • Federal weapons offenses
  • Conspiracy cases
  • Crimes charged against foreign nationals
  • Crimes on a military base, national park or other federal property
  • Murder and crimes of violence such as robbery, bank robbery, and violations of immigration illegal re-entry

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