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Lawyer in Manhattan Representing Clients Facing Criminal Charges

When a person is arrested and charged with a criminal offense, the U.S. Constitution guarantees that person the right to representation from a competent attorney. At The Law Firm of Gregory J. Watford, Esq., PLLC, we realize that having the right to a lawyer is not the same as having the right lawyer. The firm and the attorney that you select to represent your interests in a criminal proceeding can make a significant difference in how your case is resolved. With this idea in mind, your best choice is an attorney who is experienced, skilled, and knowledgeable about both the law and the local criminal court system.

At our firm, we represent clients throughout New York City in a wide variety of criminal cases. With over 20 years of criminal law experience, we understand the protocols, procedures, and techniques that law enforcement agencies and prosecutors will often use in their efforts to secure a conviction. This experience, combined with our unwavering commitment to protecting our clients' rights, has helped us establish an impressive history of success for those who choose our firm. If you or someone you love has been charged with a crime, we are equipped to provide the trusted guidance and top-quality representation you deserve.

Reliable Criminal Defense Counsel in Manhattan and The Bronx

There is no question that certain criminal offenses are more serious than others are, but at The Law Firm of Gregory J. Watford, Esq., PLLC, we know that any criminal charge has the ability to affect the rest of your life. The penalties associated with a conviction generally include hefty fines, probation, and possible time in prison, but the effects of being convicted can reach beyond such penalties. A conviction could leave a permanent mark on your criminal record that might limit your options for employment, housing, and even some educational programs.

Attorney Gregory J. Watford has more than 25 years of experience in the practice of criminal law. In addition, he also has more than a decade of experience working in law enforcement. As a former investigator with the Kings County District Attorney's office and a former Assistant District Attorney for New York County, Mr. Watford has been a part of every stage of the criminal justice process. With his background and vast working knowledge of the law, he now focuses his efforts on helping protect the rights of those who are facing criminal charges.

Mr. Watford and his team can help you defend against felony and misdemeanor charges involving:

We can also work with you in sealing prior arrest and conviction records so that you can get the fresh start that you deserve.

Protecting the Rights of Criminal Defendants in Brooklyn and Queens

At The Law Firm of Gregory J. Watford, Esq., PLLC, we realize that in any criminal matter, there will be at least two sides to the story. No matter what type of charges you may be facing, we will ensure that you get the opportunity to tell yours. We will conduct a thorough investigation of the details of the case, including your arrest and the circumstances that led to it. Our team will review witness statements, police reports, and any other relevant information, and we will work closely with you in developing a strategy for obtaining the best possible outcome for your case.

As a former prosecutor, Mr. Watford knows the tactics and techniques that district attorneys will use in an effort to secure a conviction. He will not be intimidated or bullied into accepting a plea agreement or any other arrangement that is not in your best interest. Mr. Watford is a fierce negotiator and seasoned litigator, and you can depend on him to fight on your behalf every step of the way.  

Call 646-580-6675 Today

If you would like to learn more about how our firm can help protect your future when you are facing criminal charges in New York City, contact our office. Call 646-580-6675 to schedule a confidential consultation at either of our two locations today. We serve clients in Manhattan, The Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, White Plains, Mineola, New City, Mt. Vernon, Kings County, Queens County, New York County, Westchester County, Nassau County, Rockland County, and the surrounding areas.

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