The criminal defense attorneys at St. John, Bowling & Lawrence provide skilled, effective defense of clients charged with white-collar criminal offenses in Charlottesville and Albemarle County. So-called “white-collar crimes” are heavily investigated by law enforcement, including Virginia governmental agencies as well as federal government agencies such as the IRS, Treasury Department or Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). These agencies have large legal departments and enormous resources which they expend to investigate and prosecute defendants for technical violations of complicated federal statutes. It is essential to obtain representation from qualified, experienced defense attorneys who fully understand the applicable statutes or regulations and know how to mount an effective defense against white-collar criminal charges.
The law firm of St. John, Bowling & Lawrence is experienced in the representation of clients charged with a wide range of white-collar criminal offenses, including:
- Internet/Computer Crime
In cases involving white collar crime, law enforcement agencies and prosecutors often spend months or even years building a case before bringing charges.
When our attorneys are called in at an early stage, we are able not only to provide the best available offense, but we may also be able to influence what charges are filed or whether charges are filed at all, as well as help to arrange how an arrest is made or a custodial interrogation is handled.
If you have been approached for questioning, or if you have been arrested for a white-collar criminal offense in Charlottesville or surrounding areas, contact St. John, Bowling & Lawrence for immediate assistance.