Lake Charles Criminal Law Lawyer

Criminal Law Attorney in Lake Charles, Louisiana

If you have been charged with a crime, you are facing the power of the government and all its resources. You need a strong advocate on your side that will fight for your rights and your freedom.

Over a long career as a defense lawyer, Walter M. Sanchez has handled almost every type of criminal case. These have ranged from murder and violent felonies on one hand to white collar crimes on the other. He is determined to obtain the best outcome possible in every case.

You Are Not Alone

Walter M. Sanchez is an experienced criminal defense attorney with 25 years of experience in criminal cases. He will represent you with dedication and determination at all stages of the legal process.

If your case involves a serious felony charge, Mr. Sanchez will discuss with you the need for experts or professionals to combat the vast government resources available to the prosecution. In a murder case, these could include a professional investigator, DNA and forensics experts, a psychologist and other specialists. In a white collar crime case, the firm may identify a forensic accountant or a computer expert who can support the defense effort.

You are not alone. With The Sanchez Law Firm, L.L.C. on your side, you will have the confidence of knowing that everything possible is being done to obtain a positive outcome in your case. The firm defends against felonies and misdemeanors such as:

The firm also defends juveniles accused of crimes.

Get Representation As Soon As Possible

If you believe you are under investigation for a crime or have been arrested, you should obtain legal representation as soon as possible. By waiting, you are putting yourself at greater risk.

Walter M. Sanchez can begin building your defense effort immediately. Criminal cases are often won by knowing as much or more about the underlying facts of the case as the prosecution; it is only then that a decision on the best defense strategy can be made.

Sometimes, the best strategy for the client after case analysis may be to plea bargain. As a skilled negotiator with years of experience, Walt Sanchez works to reduce the number and severity of the charges faced by his clients and to humanize them in the eyes of the prosecutor and the sentencing judge. He understands that sentencing advocacy involves putting together a persuasive presentation for the least restrictive options available to the court given, the facts of the case.

The Sanchez Law Firm, L.L.C. will work to build a strong and effective defense designed to protect your rights, preserve your freedom or minimize the harsh consequences that can flow from conviction.

Contact a Criminal Law Attorney

For a free initial consultation, call (337) 433-4405 or send the firm an e-mail.