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Federal Criminal Cases

Federal Criminal Cases

Have you ever heard the expression, “Don’t make a federal case out of it!”? It means, don’t turn a minor matter into something major. Federal criminal cases are a big deal.  

The difference between state and federal court isn’t something that most people outside law enforcement or the legal profession think about. Most criminal cases you hear about or see on the news are filed in state court by district attorneys.  

The prosecuting lawyer in a federal case is a United States Attorney. The distinction is critical.  

You know two things about a criminal case filed in federal court by a U.S. Attorney: First, the prosecutor will have all of the resources of the U. S. Government behind them. Second, the defendant had better take it seriously and hire a battle-proven lawyer with a track record of success in federal court to represent them.  

Dan Cogdell is such a lawyer.  

Dan, dubbed a “Texas trial legend” by his colleagues, has clashed with U.S. Attorneys in some of the most serious, high-profile cases and emerged victorious. He has put together a top-notch legal team that recognizes that every case is the most critical thing in their client’s life and gives the matter laser focus and best efforts. 

Click here to read more about “white-collar” federal cases. 

The charges U.S. Attorneys may pursue include: 

  • Interstate and international drug crimes;  
  • Conspiracies;  
  • Federal weapons charges;  
  • Computer and internet crimes;  
  • Crimes that relate to national security; and  
  • Large-scale financial crimes, such as a mortgage or bank fraud.  

When you’re facing federal criminal charges, an experienced, daring legal team is essential. Your defenders must be able to anticipate the prosecution’s every move and meet damning evidence head-on, defeating or deflecting every attack. Defending federal criminal accusations is not for the faint of heart, and Dan Cogdell and his team are fearless in the face of any onslaught a U.S. Attorney might bring.

When the Stakes Couldn't Be Higher.

When Everything Is
on the Line.

When Liberty
Is at Risk.

 You Need the Best. You Need the Cogdell Law Firm.