Rhode Island White Collar Defense Lawyer

The Law Offices of Michael J. Zarrella

White Collar Attorney

The Law Offices of Michael J. Zarrella, with it's main office in Providence, Rhode Island, has a well-founded history of effectively defending white collar criminal cases and state investigations of white collar crimes. Although not every criminal defense case is the same, a talented and knowledgeable white collar defense attorney can make a big difference in the outcome of your criminal case.

While there is no fixed definition of what constitutes a white collar crime, white-collar crimes are considered those crimes committed by individuals, businesses or government professionals, who are usually financially motivated and are almost always nonviolent. Recently, the state and federal goverments have committed more time and money to the prosecution of white collar crimes. The government is always out looking for what they believe to be the next white collar crime scheme. Whether the criminal allegations deal with real estate, banking issues or goverment assistance fraud, the need for a qualified criminal defense attorney is more important now than ever before.

Real Estate Fraud, Computer Fraud, Embezzlement, Bribery, and Bank Fraud

White collar crimes, although non-violent can result in large jail sentences if a person is convicted. There are many forms of white collar crimes. The following list is a small sample of common white collar crimes:

  • Mail Fraud
  • Computer Fraud
  • Unemployment Fraud
  • Bribery
  • Medicaid Fraud
  • Social Security Fraud
  • Health Care Fraud
  • Embezzlement
  • Bank Fraud
  • Real Estate Fraud
  • Identity Theft
  • Tax Fraud
  • Insurance Fraud
  • Consumer Fraud
  • Bad Check Cases

The need for a white collar defense lawyer is critically important. The days of white collar defendants getting light sentences are over. After Enron, Bernie Madoff, Jack Abramoff, and the financial collapse of Wall Street, the government is coming down harder on white collar defendants than ever before. That is why you need to hire a criminal defense attorney with first-rate skills in dealing with state investigations and law enforcement matters. You need a lawyer that is not afraid to go to court and fight for your rights, reputation and freedom.

How Can the The Law Offices of Michael J. Zarrella help?

No lawyer can or should promise you a dismissal of your case. There are no guarantees in the law, but that being said, having the right criminal and white collar defense attorney will greatly increase your chance of an acquittal or a favorable plea deal.

Remember, the right criminal defense lawyer means a lot. Attorney Zarrella will deliver a strong defense of your case, using his two decades of experience to help you by:

  • Negotiating with your state prosecutor before formal charges are made;
  • Examining the relevant statements and financial data in your case;
  • Finding and exploiting flaws in the prosecution’s case;
  • Investigating the details of the case and interviewing all possible witnesses; and
  • Negotiating with prosecutors to reach a favorable plea deal based on the facts and circumstances of your case.

Attorney Zarrella is an ally who you need and want to represent you in the courtroom. While other lawyers shy away from trials, Attorney Zarrella has been trying cases for 20 years. Attorney Zarrella will bring your case to trial if the evidence of your criminal case supports a trial. Too many people hire a lawyer and then plead out to a case that they could have won because their lawyer does not try cases. Not all cases go to trial, but if there is a need for a trial based on the facts and circumstances of your case, you want a lawyer who will not shy away from one.

If you or a loved one has been been accused of a white collar criminal offense you need the right criminal defense attorney to represent you. Please call The Law Offices of Michael J. Zarrella, now at 401-490-6820 or 401-523-5271.