Gross McGinley LLP

Criminal Defense

Criminal Defense

Gross McGinley’s experienced legal team has an extensive background in the area of general criminal defense. Our firm understands that everyone can find themselves in a set of circumstances that can lead to criminal charges and works zealously to protect your rights and represent your best interests in your case. Furthermore, our team ensures that you fully understand your criminal charges, the investigative and prosecution process, and the potential consequences.

The firm provides representation in matters relating to criminal investigations, prosecutions, and even civil enforcement, in the state and federal court systems. Our criminal defense attorneys are licensed in Pennsylvania and New Jersey and have represented clients in numerous cases in Lehigh and Northampton Counties, and beyond. We have conducted numerous hearings as well as bench and jury trials in various criminal defense matters, including driving under the influence (DUI), drug possession, criminal trespass, thefts, assault, fleeing and eluding, traffic violations and other charges.

The criminal defense attorneys of Gross McGinley have a record of accomplishing positive results for our clients. Some representative matters include:

  • Negotiating a plea of probation for a felony drug charge that carried a minimum sentence of significant incarceration.
  • Reducing a misdemeanor of fleeing and eluding to a traffic citation.
  • Reducing a felony drug charge to a misdemeanor.
  • Dismissing a felony gun charge.

White Collar Crime and Regulatory Investigations

In addition to being well-versed in general criminal defense for individuals, our team also assists businesses, non-profit organizations, and municipalities through investigating and the trial process in relation to criminal lawsuits as a result of lacking compliance policies and employee/executive actions.  Led by Attorney Constance K. Nelson, who served as former Chief Prosecutor of White Collar Crime in Northampton County for thirteen years, our team handles matters relating to subpoenas, electronic investigations, tax, fraud, corruption, whistleblower lawsuits, securities and anti-trust matters, as well as counseling with regard to regulatory compliance.

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