Criminal Defense

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The Woods Law Firm is always on the side of justice. That means above all else, protecting your legal rights throughout the entire process.

We believe that as attorneys, we must be strong enough to fight any enemy for our clients, who depend upon our success and skills to protect them. We can defend you in a range of areas within criminal law, from DUI and Shoplifting all the way up to major federal drug possession and white collar crime(s) cases.

Types of Criminal Defense Cases We Handle:
  • Burglary (1st, 2nd, 3rd)
  • Crimes Against People
  • Crimes Against Property
  • Criminal Domestic Violence
  • Criminal Sexual Conduct
  • Distribution in (Marijuana, Cocaine, Methamphetamines)
  • DUI (Driving Under The Influence)
  • Drugs & Narcotics Arrests
  • Expungement Law
  • Federal Crimes
  • Financial Transactions Card Fraud (FTC)
  • Medicare & Medicaid Fraud
  • Possession with Intent to Distribute (Drugs)
  • Pre-Trial Intervention
  • Probation Violations
  • Public Official Corruption
  • School Expulsion
  • State Crimes
  • Trafficking in (Marijuana, Cocaine, Methamphetamines)
  • White Collar Crimes
  • And more!


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Reach out today!

What’s the first thing you should know about a criminal charge? Although you may have been charged with a crime, “An arrest is not a conviction.” Always remember that you are innocent until proven guilty–in the United States, that is your constitutional right.
It’s important to understand your rights and how to use them in a way that protects you. Here at The Woods Law Firm we always take the time to guide our clients through the criminal process and give them the best possible advice to succeed. The choice of who you use as a lawyer can and will make a difference in your case.  We take pride in educating our clients so that they can make the best-informed decisions for themselves and their families. If you’d like to learn more about how our criminal defense lawyers can help you, please give us a call.

Mission and Values

Why We Are Different

We know that you have a choice when it comes to selecting the right lawyer for your case. However, many lawyers are generalists and practice many different types of law. There are well over 350 areas of law that a lawyer can practice in but we focus on only (2) two. The lawyers at The Woods Law Firm exclusively practice in the legal areas of criminal defense and personal injury, it’s all we do. We routinely handle cases large and small, often handling complex civil litigation cases. Our vision statement, mission statement and core values explain who we are, what we believe in and why we are the right choice for you and your family.

Core Values

Top Rated Attorneys

Outstanding, Concierge-Level Client Service

Responsive, Professional, Trustworthy and Accessible Attorneys and Staff

Getting to know our clients’ personally by name, not by a number

Diligent, Skilled and Efficient

Representation Tailored to Each Client

State-of-the-Art Legal Technology to Help Our Clients Win Faster

Always Going the Extra Mile to Appreciate and Ensure Happy Clients

Engagement, Collaboration, Dedication to and Generous With Our Community

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