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  • New Orleans Criminal Defense Attorney

New Orleans Criminal Lawyer

The Law Office of Robert S. Toale has over 30 years of experience serving clients in the New Orleans area. Mr. Toale is well-known in the Louisiana community as a dedicated attorney zealously advocating for his clients, and he is well-respected among criminal lawyers nationally as well. Mr. Toale has represented clients from all walks of life facing every type of criminal charge from DWI to assault, from drug crimes to white collar charges, from Louisiana state crimes to federal charges. Mr. Toale is a former President of the Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense and currently serves on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

If you are facing criminal charges in Louisiana, you can trust New Orleans criminal lawyer Robert S. Toale with your defense, contact our firm today.

We Know New Orleans

New Orleans has a reputation, and it is well-deserved. Visitors from outside New Orleans as well as out of state come to New Orleans for a good time, and they can get out of control. People often come to New Orleans specifically to let their impulses take over. New Orleans locals themselves know how to have a good time as well. Events such as Mardi Gras and Jazz Fest always see a large uptick in the number of arrests and reported crimes. When things get out of hand, criminal charges can result.

Veteran criminal defense attorney Robert S. Toale has decades of experience representing clients in the New Orleans area. Mr. Toale knows the prosecutors, the police, the courts, the procedures, and the laws specific to New Orleans criminal practice, and he knows how to put together the most effective defense for clients facing Louisiana criminal charges in New Orleans.

Tourists and locals alike may find themselves driving while intoxicated after a night (or day) or drinking. Intoxication can also lead to heightened tempers such that fights can break out, and while on vacation adults and college students alike may end up possessing or attempting to sell a controlled substance. No matter your circumstance or the crime for which you are accused, the Law Office of Robert S. Toale is here to help.

We represent clients arrested after being pulled over for DWI or who have been in DWI accidents, including Tulane University students or other visiting college kids. If you find yourself detained at the NOLA airport facing drug, alcohol, or other charges, the Law Office of Robert S. Toale is here to help.

Choose A New Orleans Lawyer Who Knows Our Courts

A key element of the defense you can count on against criminal charges is knowing the local courts. Every jurisdiction has its own culture. What works well in one parish may not work well in another. Only direct experience can teach an attorney about the temperament, perspective and abilities of the prosecutors and judges that he or she may face in the various courtrooms across our area.

New Orleans criminal lawyer Robert S. Toale has spent more than 30 years effectively defending the rights of the accused in Orleans Parish, Jefferson Parish and throughout the New Orleans area and Southern Louisiana. That focus on criminal law in our local courts has helped him learn whom he will be going up against and how to build defenses that are tailored to the specific court and the prosecutor. Any attorney can understand how to build a good defense. But, when you add in knowledge of the local courts, it helps make a solid defense more effective.

Reputation Matters

Beyond being able to tailor a defense to the local courts, our firm has a reputation for providing the effective defense you deserve. That reputation allows us to negotiate with prosecutors from a position of strength. They know that we can build a winning defense.

We Practice Criminal Law and Nothing Else

Unlike other law firms that practice law generally and simply tack on a criminal practice, the Law Office of Robert S. Toale is a criminal law firm. We practice criminal law and criminal law only. We have developed a sharp, focused practice helping clients across all areas of criminal law, protecting their rights at all stages of the case, from investigation and arrest through trial and appeals.

We have successfully represented clients facing felony charges, misdemeanor charges, federal and state crimes, drug crimes, alcohol-related offenses and DWIs, sex crimes, violent crimes, and even white collar crimes. We represent both tourists and New Orleans locals, adults, juveniles, and college students, and anyone needing solid, sturdy, and passionate criminal defense.

We will tailor our representation to your case and your needs. We will protect your constitutional rights, ensuring that the prosecution gives you a fair case and that the police do their jobs appropriately and legally. We will not let evidence obtained illegally be used against you in court, and we will make sure that you are offered the best deal available.

Established New Orleans Criminal Defense Firm Here for You When You Need Us

We know the local courts, and we are known within those courts. Our more than 30 years of experience allows us to craft defenses that can secure the best possible resolutions for our clients both through negotiation and at trial. When you are facing criminal charges, you need results. A criminal conviction can be devastating to your home and work life and your reputation in the community. Our knowledge of the local courts can serve as the edge you need to protect your future.

If you have been arrested or charged with a felony or misdemeanor offense in Louisiana, hire a firm that is dedicated solely to serving criminal defense clients in the New Orleans area. At the Law Office of Robert S. Toale, we have been defending clients against criminal charges for more than three decades, and we will do everything in our power to fight for the best outcome for you and for your family. If you’ve been arrested, call the New Orleans criminal lawyer at the Law Office of Robert S. Toale at 504-368-8440 for a free consultation.

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