Why I Take Great Pride in Being a Criminal Defense Attorney

Being a Criminal Defense Attorney comes with a pre-defined stigma. Very little thought is given to the other side of the coin simply because of the negativity associated with the term 'criminal'. The reality is that being charged with a crime should not label someone as a criminal. Many things happen circumstantially; those accused of a crime have a background and context that needs to be taken into consideration. I take a great pride in being a Criminal Defense Lawyer because I see it as an opportunity to provide a fighting chance to those who may otherwise find themselves helpless. Subsequently, I find it important to bring to light the good in people. Everyone makes mistakes, it is part of being human. [...]