Being a public official comes with a lot of duties. Whether they are newly sworn in or have been in office for years, their work and interactions are carefully looked at. If any of these actions are questioned with speculation of criminal activities, the public official could face serious charges for a while collar crime.

Whether it is bribery, environmental crimes or violations of the Hobbs Act, our Baton Rouge law firm has 35 years of experience representing public official for criminal allegations related to their position. At Damico & Stockstill, Attorneys at Law, our law firm is dedicated to helping public official diligently and timely address any criminal allegations in order to protect their legal rights as well as their career and public image.

On one hand, we are looking at the details of the matter, uncovering all necessary evidence and information. On the other hand, we are strategically working to limit media exposure, as this could negatively impact the matter, no matter the outcome. Depending on the allegations, we will conduct out own investigation, speak with witnesses and even obtain expert testimony. This can help prove that a client did not commit the crime or poke holes in the case, helping to reduce or dismiss the charges.

To learn more, check out our law firm’s white collar crime website. Public official or not, being accused of a white collar crime can be a very serious situation. Therefore, it is essential to consider what defense options are necessary to reduce or prevent the criminal consequences of the matter. Additionally, this could help avoid a tarnished reputation or ruin a person’s career.