California Criminal Defense and Appeals

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California Criminal Defense and Appeals

Serving Clients throughout California in State and Federal Courts

When you hire an experienced California criminal defense attorney, you begin the process of protecting your rights and your future. In order to effectively address the charges against you, it is important that you trust your case to a lawyer who fully understands the situation and can assess the possible outcomes of your case.

Every case and every client is different. Some cases should go to trial. Some should plea bargain. Your case requires unique, individual, and personalized attention.

At the Law Offices of Patrick K. Hanly in Sacramento, California, criminal defense attorney Patrick Hanly draws upon more than 16 years of criminal law experience, including more than 60 felony jury trials, to aggressively defend clients accused of crimes. A former federal prosecutor, Mr. Hanly can anticipate the prosecution's case, which puts him in the best position to mount an effective defense.

Mr. Hanly represents clients in state, federal, and appeals court throughout California, with a focus on allegations of fraud and high-level drug crimes cases. Contact the firm to schedule a consultation.

Experience Counts in Complex Cases

Attorney Patrick Hanly uses the knowledge and insight he gained during his years as a prosecutor and a defense lawyer to aggressively pursue the best possible resolution of your case. He handles all types of criminal cases in state, federal, and criminal appeals court, including:

White Collar Crimes

Public Corruption

  • Bribery
  • Official misconduct

Drug Crime Offenses

  • Sale of a controlled substance
  • Manufacture
  • Trafficking and distribution
  • Importation
  • Drug kingpin

Crimes Often Associated with Drug Charges, including:

  • RICO / racketeering
  • Money laundering
  • Conspiracy
  • Firearms / weapons offenses

Mr. Hanly counsels businesses and individual clients regarding regulatory and criminal investigations, grand jury proceedings, and corresponding civil and administrative proceedings.

Contact the firm's Sacramento law office to schedule a consultation.