Criminal Defense Lawyer in New York
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Have you been arrested anywhere in the state of New York? At the Law Office
of Richard Southard,
you are always presumed innocent. We will never judge you for the unfortunate events that led up to your
current legal predicament.
We have helped countless individuals in the New York City area receive
favorable plea bargains, settlements, reductions, and complete case dismissals. In order to develop a persuasive defense strategy that can effectively
protect your interests, we will first need to hear your side of the story.
Former Brooklyn Prosecutor Protecting Your Freedoms
Attorney Southard utilizes
nearly 20 years of legal experience and a unique background as a former Brooklyn prosecutor to negotiate favorable
settlements and win cases for his clients. It is true that, sometimes,
a result that you want may never be offered or possible.
The benefits of working with our firm's former prosecutor include the
never lost a case as a prosecutor
- He knows the common techniques that prosecutors employ
uses the opposition's strategies to your advantage
- He continues his legal education and is up to date with all laws, statutes,
negotiate or settle with prosecutors for satisfactory outcomes that other
attorneys would normally not be able to achieve
10 Best Attorneys for 2014
Additionally, Attorney Richard Southard has been recognized as one of the
10 best attorneys of 2014 by the American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys™. The requirements
for being selected for this prestigious award include:
- Nomination from at least one attorney
- 10/10 in client satisfaction
- No negative feedback of any kind
- Top rated by both clients and peers
- Must be an industry leader
- No bar or ethics complaints of any kind
- Thoroughly researched
- AIDUIA Board of Regents approved
- Awards, associations and publications
Effective representation - Numerous Cases Dismissed
When the stakes couldn't be higher, you can count on our firm. We offer
our clients personalized,
attentive legal service. As a leading law firm in New York, we are more than confident in our
ability to defend you when the going gets tough. Our legal team has helped
countless clients in Brooklyn, Manhattan, and the surrounding areas achieve
resolutions where other attorneys have failed.
We won't leave any stone unturned and will continue to investigate
every avenue of defense until we have created the most persuasive case
possible. We fight for your rights and we can defend your side of the
Our Firm's Services
Our firm has taken on cases of all sizes and complexities. We have handed
contentious cases with precision and skill because we have had years of
experience refining our trial techniques, client representation, and professional ability.
We have successfully defended clients who have been arrested for and charged
with the following:
Proudly Serving You Anywhere in the Five Boroughs
If you have been arrested anywhere in New York City, retain a law firm
that has been distinguished as a trusted source of defense and client
protection. Our proven record of results and years of legal experience
has enabled us to build a reputation as one of the premier law firms in
the area. In fact, we have been featured in the media numerous times because
of our experience. Allow us to help you through this difficult time so
that you can move forward.
Take the first step by
contacting our firm at
and scheduling your free consultation today!
The Law Office of Richard Southard can take on cases
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens,
the Bronx, and Staten Island.
We also proudly serve individuals throughout the state of New York.