U.S. Immigration I
Federal Criminal Defense I
Hague Convention – International Child Abduction (Defense)
25 Years of Trial Experience Defending the Individual
Thompson Law Advocates, P.C. represents individuals charged with criminal offenses in both Pennsylvania state and United States Federal District and Circuit courts. With over 25 years of aggressive courtroom experience, our trial attorneys excel in advocating for their clients. We have a breadth of experience ranging from preliminary hearings to jury trials in both state and federal court. In Pennsylvania state criminal court, we regularly represent people accused of retail theft (18 § 3929), simple assault (18 § 2701), theft (18 § 3901), drug possession and drug trafficking (35 P.S. 780-113), aggravated assault (18 § 2702), terroristic threats (18 § 2706), possessing instruments of crime (18 § 907), and many more. In Federal Court we skillfully represent clients from their initial appearance through verdict and sentencing in cases involving fraud and false statements (18 U.S. Code Chap. 47), drug trafficking (21 USC § 841(a)(1)), firearms (guns)( 18 U.S.C. § 933), wire fraud (18 U.S.C. § 1343), and conspiracy allegations (18 U.S. Code § 371), and many more.
We have specialized experience representing immigrants in criminal courts ranging from the simplest offense to the most consequential serious offense. When we represent immigrants in criminal court, we provide excellent criminal defense as well as providing the important strategizing to avoid deportation in immigration court. We represent our clients during government investigations, arraignments, arrest, through the discovery process, pre-trial negotiation, carefully orchestrated plea deals, at trial, at pleas, at sentencing and post sentencing patterns. Unique to our practice is an in-house, highly experienced Mitigator. Her services are used at the first opportunity to create an advantage for our clients. Mitigation helps the judge and prosecutor see our clients as people. Mitigation makes a difference in criminal defense. Because of our extensive experience with immigrants, we regularly work with skilled interpreters to make sure that our clients and their families understand what is happening in the case. More than just trial attorneys, Thompson Law Advocates P.C. provides the expertise and experience needed to craft solutions for important criminal cases, no matter how big or small. Every contact with the criminal justice system is consequential, working with a team with years of experience is important.