Criminal Defense Lawyer in Shreveport

Shreveport Bossier City Criminal Defense Lawyer Joseph Greenwald has the experience you need when you are fighting a criminal case. Call us today for a free legal consultation. When you hire the Greenwald Law Firm, you hire the best criminal defense lawyer in Shreveport for your case.


Shreveport Bossier City Criminal Lawyer Joseph Greenwald has the experience you need when you are fighting a criminal case. Call us today for a free legal consultation. When you hire the Greenwald Law Firm, you hire the most experienced criminal lawyer in Shreveport.

Criminal Lawyer Shreveport Bossier

Experienced Shreveport and Bossier City, Louisiana Criminal Defense Attorney

Have you been arrested and had criminal charges filed against you in Louisiana? If so, besides the trauma and humiliation of an arrest, you will face the daunting experience of being dragged through a protracted criminal court process. Whether you’ve been arrested and incarcerated or just cited for a crime, you face the frightening prospect of losing your freedom.

For over 20 years, Attorney Joseph Greenwald has represented thousands of individuals charged with simple summary offenses to more serious misdemeanors, felonies and federal crimes in Shreveport as well as other parts of Louisiana.

With Attorney Greenwald’s extensive experience representing individuals accused of crimes from the most serious to minor, he has effectively represented adult and juvenile defendants often winning excellent outcomes, including acquittals. If you need representation for the following types of crimes, Greenwald Law Firm can help.

▪ Homicide/Manslaughter
▪ Vehicular homicide
▪ Attempted homicide
▪ Assault, simple and aggravated
▪ Assault of a police officer
▪ Assault with a deadly weapon
▪ Weapons
▪ Carjacking
▪ Rape/Sex crimes
▪ Domestic violence
▪ Child abuse, endangerment, neglect
▪ Child pornography
▪ Armed robbery
▪ Strong arm robbery
▪ Burglary
▪ Bank fraud
▪ Identity theft
▪ Bad checks
▪ Retail theft
▪ Theft
▪ Grand larceny
▪ Car theft
▪ Drug possession/trafficking
▪ Public Intoxication
▪ Ethnic intimidation
▪ Hate crimes
▪ Embezzlement
▪ Mortgage/Insurance fraud
▪ Mail fraud
▪ Wiretapping
▪ Prostitution
▪ Indecent exposure
▪ Disorderly conduct
▪ Harassment
▪ White collar crime
▪ Underage drinking
▪ Extortion
▪ Fleeing and eluding police
▪ Resisting arrest
▪ Stalking

For criminal charges at the local, state, and federal level, hiring an experienced Criminal Defence Lawyer could make the difference between you being convicted and receiving a lengthy prison sentence, or being sentenced to alternative housing such as house arrest or probation.

Why You Need A Criminal Defense Attorney on Your Side

Though defendants have a constitutional right to defend themselves in court, it’s an uncertain endeavor. If you intend to represent yourself, you may risk your freedom or subject yourself to a longer sentence. For instance, you may think the police are wrong or made a mistake, and if you simply tell the truth in court, you’ll be exonerated. Or perhaps you think the police have no evidence against you, so, you’ll win your case by default.

It rarely works that way, nor is it so easy.

In some cases when a defendant knows they’re guilty, but they think they understand the law well enough to defend themselves, they may end up in a trial where they don’t know the rules of court procedure and laws, presentation of evidence, witness interrogation or the many other complexities of criminal defense conduct. When a defendant represents himself in a criminal proceeding and doesn’t know court demeanor and what’s allowed, they may irritate the judge, which could contribute to a poor case outcome. Even worse than annoying a judge, because you may not know the complexities of the law, besides being found guilty, your sentence could be even more severe.

When You’ve Been Charged with A Crime, You Need a Qualified Shreveport Criminal Defense Attorney–Your Freedom May Depend on It

Attorney Joseph Greenwald knows that the sixth amendment of the United States Constitution protects citizens from unfair criminal prosecution, requiring the government–—the district attorney’s office–—to prove guilt against those accused “beyond a reasonable doubt.”   

Our firm is vehement about protecting our clients’ constitutional rights by ensuring they receive a fair trial. What’s more, judgment will never be passed to clients for their criminal accusations & you and will always be treated with respect and compassion. We know everyone makes mistakes, and our clear focus is your right to a fair trial as guaranteed to every American, guilty or not guilty.    

Greenwald Law Firm ardently believes that the Constitution is what keeps America a democratic nation, no matter what you’ve been accused of, we will vigorously defend you. And because criminal court proceedings are complicated and arduous, our office will support you every step-of-the-way.

The Criminal Court Process is Complex and Confusing

As your criminal case proceeds through the courts, you will have several hearings to attend before the actual trial. The many hearings ahead may include a preliminary hearing, a formal arraignment, pre-trial conference, trial, and sentencing. At each hearing, there are substantial benefits to having an experienced criminal defense lawyer present.  It isn’t wise to wait to hire an attorney until your actual trial date because there are many junctures at which he can intervene to improve your odds of winning or achieving a lighter sentence or no jail time at all.

Considering the complexity of competent defense when you’ve been charged with a crime, you need a seasoned, dedicated, and focused criminal defense lawyer who will fight for you in the county, juvenile, or federal court system. Attorney Joseph Greenwald is prepared to protect your constitutional rights and ensure you receive a fair trial.

Call anytime, seven days a week, any hour of the day or night 318.219.7867 to schedule your free consultation so you can speak personally with Attorney Greenwald.  Collect calls from the jail are also accepted.

Greenwald Law Firm LLC has experience representing clients across Louisiana for almost 20 years. If you or a loved one has been arrested, know your legal rights. For more information or to schedule a consultation, please contact our office at 318-219-7867.

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