Allegations of white collar crimes or federal charges need to be addressed immediately and forcefully. Long before the government brings these types of charges, investigators, federal agents, and prosecutors build strong cases against the individuals and companies they are investigating. Investigators, federal agents and prosecutors have expansive subpoena power that allows them to receive access to bank records and employment records, to bring witnesses in and have them testify under oath.
Often, by the time the government indicts an individual or a company for a crime, investigators, agents and prosecutors believe there is enough evidence to convict that person or company. In order to protect yourself, your criminal record and your livelihood, it's imperative to seek legal counsel as soon as you know you are under investigation.
At Simmons Law Firm, we have been defending individuals and corporations against serious criminal charges for more than 20 years. We understand that the collateral damage in white collar crime cases can affect every avenue of an individual's life.
We take a team approach and work with experienced private investigators and former federal agents to conduct our own investigations, working to prevent charges from being filed against our clients. We have represented individuals and corporations in Columbia, Charleston, Greenville, Florence, Lexington, Spartanburg, Aiken, and throughout South Carolina in white collar criminal investigations or charges involving:
If you are under investigation or if you have already been charged, it's critical to contact an experienced lawyer as soon as possible. Federal criminal charges, particularly, are different and more serious than almost any other type of charge. Contacting an experienced lawyer can not only help keep your criminal record clean, but it can also help prevent the damage from bleeding into other areas of your life.
Our founding attorney John S. Simmons is a former United States attorney for South Carolina and Chief of the State Grand Jury in the South Carolina Attorney General's office. This experience gives our law firm unique insight and understanding of the law to help our clients. Our most successful cases are the ones that never make the headlines, because it means we were able to get in front of the case and prevent the charges from moving forward.
Our attorneys are available 24/7 to meet with individuals for free initial consultations. Learn more about the aggressive and proactive representation we provide by calling us at 803-779-4600 or 888-715-8818, or by contacting us online.