As a Philadelphia criminal defense attorney, William Spade knows that anyone accused of a crime has the right to a vigorous defense from a qualified lawyer. Whether a person is charged by local, state or federal authorities, government lawyers have considerable resources to pursue a case. As a prominent attorney for over 20 years, William knows you need a criminal lawyer that protects the constitutional rights of defendants in criminal cases. As a former prosecutor, he is well-equipped to challenge the tactics and the evidence presented by the authorities. As a defense attorney, this gives him a clear advantage over prosecutors when it comes to presenting an evident and strong defense case for his clients.
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With a savvy team of professional investigators on staff, William will conduct an independent examination of the facts of each criminal case. He only takes on a limited number of cases at any one time. This way each client can receive the much needed attention for him to compile a strong and fair defense for his clients. Unfortunately it is not uncommon for defendants to be represented by attorneys who are overworked and spread out too thin. These lawyers don’t have the time and resources to adequately challenge the allegations and the evidence put forth by prosecutors. Attorney William Spade ensures he has the time and energy in order to provide a forceful and thorough defense for every client.
Federal White Collar Crimes
Anybody who has been charged with a federal crime, or who simply suspects that they are under investigation needs legal representation from a experienced lawyer immediately. attorney William Spade offers a free initial consultation to evaluate the case. He can conduct an independent investigation that will help assess the facts and the evidence being presented. For over 20 years, he has represented persons accused of:
Preparing A Strong Criminal Defense Case
These types of "white collar" crimes often involve piles and piles of documents. The Law Office of William Spade has the resources needed and will take the time to evaluate all of the evidence involved in the case. Documents of unknown origin or that were illegally obtained can’t be used as evidence of a crime. As a criminal attorney in Philadelphia, he has the right experience to challenge federal prosecutors when they try to use improper evidence.
Federal Drug Crimes
Authorities typically use certain tactics in drug cases that should be strongly challenged by a tenacious attorney: improper evidence and exaggerated charges. Evidence that was illegally collected or improperly handled and tested can’t be used for defending during a trial. Using allegations of more serious crimes against a person who is only marginally involved is a standard ruse to force cooperation from a defendant. The prosecutors have to prove their accusations beyond a reasonable doubt. The right lawyer will ensure that they follow all of the rules or the case can be dismissed.
Spade Represents Defendants Accused of:
A Highly Skilled Defense Lawyer
With several years of experience in law, attorney William Spade has the right skills to achieve the best possible outcome for his clients. His work as a lawyer includes time as a law clerk to a federal judge, as a prosecutor, and working in a large law firm. He is highly qualified to provide the proper representation during investigations and court trials.
He knows how government lawyers operate, and is prepared to fight for a complete dismissal or acquittal. When it is appropriate, he is a skilled negotiator for reduced charges and alternative sentencing. He also can fight for the return of property and assets that have been unfairly seized by the authorities. Read about his recent defense victories.
In Addition To White Collar & Drug Crimes
William Spade also represents those accused of cyber crimes, sex crimes and violent crimes. When life and liberty are on the line, he stands up for the constitutional rights of defendants.
Need a criminal lawyer?
If you have been charged with a crime and need an attorney in Philadelphia or the surrounding areas, call the Law Office of William Spade today at (215) 260-9590 for a free case evaluation. There are many criminal law attorneys in Philadelphia so you need someone who understands both the prosecution and defense on your side!
In private practice since 2004, he has successfully defended public officials, police officers, college students, corporate executives, individuals accused of possessing or distributing narcotics, and clients charged with violent offenses such as homicide and assault. Read more about attorney William Spade