New York City Criminal Defense Attorney
and Former Manhattan Prosecutor
Dealing with an arrest is a frightening experience. A criminal prosecution, which comes after the initial arrest or appearance ticket, carries the risk of incarceration, license suspension, job loss, court mandated supervision and the loss of personal property. A criminal conviction leads to a permanent criminal record and can have many other life-altering consequences.
At the Law Office of Lance L. Fletcher, you will find a talented and aggressive attorney dedicated to the defense of people charged with a crime in New York City and the New York City metropolitan area. As a former prosecutor at the Manhattan District Attorney's Office, Mr. Fletcher brings a unique point of view to his cases, as he has successfully handled over one-thousand criminal cases and has seen things from both sides of the law. Practicing in both state and federal courts, he offers the resources and experience to handle any legal problem with unparalleled service and personal attention.
Mr. Fletcher's office carefully and thoroughly prepares each case regardless of the severity of the charges. This preparation routinely uncovers legal defenses that will lead to a successful resolution of your case. Our office takes pride in our reputation as thoughtful, skilled, and knowledgeable in the field of criminal defense. Our firm can assist clients charged with a wide array of criminal charges, some of which are detailed throughout this site. Regardless of what you have been arrested for, Mr. Fletcher will work tirelessly to get you the results that you need.
What Distinguishes Our Firm From Others?
Results. Lance L. Fletcher is a top New York City criminal defense attorney and a former prosecutor at the Manhattan DA's Office. Mr. Fletcher's record speaks for itself. You can read
client testimonials here. In numerous situations, Mr. Fletcher is able to dramatically reduce the charge or have the case dismissed. This is accomplished by a combination of skill and aggressive advocacy. Find out how reassuring it is to hire a lawyer who can get things done by
contacting us for a free and confidential case evaluation.
A Devotion to Criminal Defense. Unlike other lawyers who handle personal injury one day and wills or real-estate the next, Mr. Fletcher's practice is devoted to criminal defense. Mr. Fletcher has extensive trial experience and has litigated in state and federal court. Additionally, his extensive experience in criminal law encompasses more than one-thousand (1,000) cases successfully handled involving a wide variety of criminal charges from misdemeanors to felonies and including areas of practice listed to the left.
Experience you can Trust. Mr. Fletcher developed substantial legal experience working for the New York County District Attorney's Office as a prosecutor, interning at the U.S. Department of Justice, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Philadelphia District Attorney's Office, and at a large firm.
You get who you Hire. Mr. Fletcher will personally handle your case from the beginning up to and including trial, if necessary. Your case will never be outsourced to a different lawyer or firm or given to a junior associate. After all, when you go to court, don't you want to see the lawyer you hired?
Straight-Forward Advice. Have you been told your situation is not that serious or the case can be dismissed without hearing how this can be done? Unlike other lawyers, Mr. Fletcher will not sugar-coat your situation. He will, however, explain how he has helped numerous clients in similar situations and what legal strategy will work for your case. If a dismissal is possible, Mr. Fletcher will explain how this could be achieved.
An Established Practice. Our office is located in downtown Manhattan and we are dedicated to defending your case. Mr. Fletcher is an active member of the New York County Lawyer's Association, and the New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
Clarity. New York Criminal Defense Attorney Lance L. Fletcher works tirelessly to give his clients prompt guidance and clear answers to pressing questions and concerns so his clients and their families can work on resolving their situations.
Whether you're in New York State or Federal Court, the justice system is complex and confusing and no one should face a criminal charge without a qualified New York criminal defense lawyer to protect their rights. As soon as you have been arrested or given a desk appearance ticket, or if you believe that you will be arrested, contact (link) New York City Criminal Defense Lawyer Lance L. Fletcher for a free and confidential case evaluation. His office is ready to assist you with every aspect of your criminal case, and fight for a successful outcome. When you meet with Mr. Fletcher, he will discuss the facts of your case, give you a frank assessment of your situation, and inform you of any defenses or rights that you may have, and what it would take to succeed.
The Law Offices of Lance L. Fletcher represents clients in all New York City and New York City Metropolitan area courts including in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, Staten Island, Long Island, and in Westchester and in both state and federal courts.
As an experienced New York DWI lawyer, he also appears before all DMV traffic violation bureaus and can assist with vehicle forfeiture actions.