Grand Rapids & Kalamazoo Federal Criminal Defense Attorney
If you are under investigation for a federal crime, you face the possibility of a permanent mark on your record, and your reputation, rights and liberties are on the line. You need someone who will stand by your side throughout every step of the process and aggressively advocate on your behalf.
At Willis Law, we are led by a team of Kalamazoo attorneys that is experienced in the courtroom and highly knowledgeable of the law. We serve clients throughout the entire western Michigan area and understand the importance of taking an aggressive and proactive approach to protecting your interests.
Protecting Your Rights and Your Reputation
We represent a wide range of clients facing federal criminal charges. We have handled cases arising from investigations and raids by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Internal Revenue Service (IRS), SWAT teams and also the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA). If you are under investigation, the most important things to remember are:
- You should not attempt to be helpful or explain anything
- You should not confirm or deny anything
- You should not speak to the investigators
- Remain silent, do not consent to searches or seizures
- Invoke your right to a lawyer prior to speaking to law enforcement
Our attorneys are well-equipped to provide advice for businesses in corporate investigations. If you or your company has been asked to participate in an investigation that may involve possible wrongdoing, you need someone on your side who can make sure that your rights are fully protected. Our firm will explain what you should and should not divulge in an investigation in order to avoid a criminal charge or conviction.
Extensive Experience Representing Clients in Federal Crimes
Our experienced Grand Rapids federal crimes attorneys have represented individuals and corporate clients in situations involving:
- Fraud, including financial fraud, bankruptcy fraud, credit card fraud, corporate fraud, securities fraud, mail and wire fraud, tax fraud, health care fraud and more
- Internet and cyber fraud
- Embezzlement, money laundering and theft
- Racketeering/RICO cases
- Tax evasion
- Identity theft
Working Toward Your Goals
We make it a priority to provide personalized attention to every client. Our lawyers will explain the legal issues involved in your federal case, explain the potential consequences (according to federal sentencing guidelines) and inform you of your rights. Based on the facts of the case, we will build a strong defense on your behalf and work toward minimizing exposure to you or your company.
West Michigan Federal Defense Lawyers
You can rely on our proven track record and experience in federal criminal defense. We have convenient locations in Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids and Paw Paw, nearby to the Federal Court for the Western District of Michigan and Federal Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.
Contact us today for a free initial consultation.