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Harrisonburg Criminal Defense Attorney

Significant Trial Experience in Criminal Law

If you are charged with criminal conduct, it is important to seek out and obtain experienced and competent legal advice as soon as possible. Your future will depend upon it. As a Harrisonburg criminal defense lawyer with more than 20 years of experience, I defend those accused of misdemeanor and felony offenses in both state and federal courts throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Whatever charges you are facing, I use my in-depth knowledge of the law and years of successful trial experience to work with federal, state and local prosecutors to obtain the best possible outcome for you.

My practice includes experienced representation for misdemeanors and felonies of all types, including drug possession, drug trafficking and manufacture, assault, domestic violence, larceny, embezzlement, firearms violations and serious traffic violations such as driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or controlled substances. I review all aspects of your case, investigating issues such as:

  • Lack of probable cause
  • Improper or illegal search and seizure
  • Improperly obtained confessions or gathered evidence
  • Whether you were informed of your Miranda rights
  • Illegal entry by law enforcement into a residence
  • Illegal motor vehicle search

My goal is to protect your rights and ensure the prosecution proves its case beyond a reasonable doubt. Over the years I have successfully argued these issues in both trial and appellate courts across Virginia. While past results are no guarantee of future results, when your freedom is possibly on the line, it is important to consult with an experienced attorney.

Staunton DUI Lawyer and Serious Traffic Violations Representation

Many people do not realize that being charged with a DUI or reckless speeding are not only traffic offenses but also criminal offenses. Even driving without a license is a misdemeanor crime. Therefore, before simply pleading guilty, it is important to consult with a knowledgeable criminal defense attorney. I work diligently to protect your rights and driving privileges.

Contact Sherwin John Jacobs, Attorney at Law

Whether you are facing drug charges or possible driver's license suspension for serious traffic offenses, I can advocate on your behalf in local, state, federal or appellate courts throughout Virginia. Contact my firm by calling 540-564-1138. You may also send me an e-mail. Your first consultation is free.

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Sherwin John Jacobs, Attorney at Law
510 East Market Street
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
Phone: 540-564-1138
Fax: 540-574-0162
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