Federal Law Attorney
Federal criminal trials usually take longer to reach a resolution than similar trials on a State level. To successfully defend against federal criminal charges, you need a lawyer capable of devoting time and resources to a lengthy trial. Michael J. Rogers, Esq. is an accomplished, qualified criminal defense attorney. Through years of experience in federal court, he has gained familiarity with and knowledge of the procedures and personnel unique to that venue. The office of Michael J. Rogers, Esq., LLC provides each client’s case with individual, personalized attention. These standards of integrity and ability are evidenced by the firm’s “AV” rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest peer accolade a law firm can receive.
What Are Federal Crimes?
Federal crimes are those actions that violate federal laws. These crimes are tried in federal court, the rules and procedures for which differ significantly from State court. If you are charged with one of these offenses, you need the counsel of a serious criminal lawyer who is familiar with the procedures of federal court. Mr. Rogers offers over 30 years’ criminal defense experience on both the State and federal level.
A federal crime is one that involves:
- federal officers or occurs on federal land;
- criminals or criminal activities that cross state lines; or
- violations of customs or immigration regulations.
Federal crimes usually are of a more serious nature than State crimes and carry harsher penalties; some require a mandatory prison term of as much as five or ten years. Federal crimes can range from non-violent to deadly and generally encompass any unlawful activity that has a national or federal impact.
Examples of Federal Crimes
- Airplane hijacking
- Art theft
- Bank robbery
- Crimes against children
- Cyber crimes
- Destroying or damaging public mailboxes
- Federal civil rights violations
- Immigration offenses
- Organized crime
- Tax evasion
A successful defense against a serious federal charge requires the attention of a qualified attorney with a proven track record in federal court. Contact the Somerville, Somerset County, New Jersey law offices of Michael J. Rogers, Esq., LLC for expert counsel in mounting a strategic defense against your federal criminal charges. Located near Bernardsville, NJ, Michael J. Rogers, Esq., LLC stands ready to defend you.