No matter what your profession, being convicted of a white collar crime can derail your entire career. Beyond fines and potential jail time, a white collar crime conviction leaves you with a permanent criminal record, making it difficult to secure future employment.
For anyone charged with a white a collar crime, it is imperative to secure competent representation without delay. The Kansas City criminal defense lawyers at Rokusek Stein Law, LLC have more than 30 years of combined experience.
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Because the nature, scope, and execution of white collar crime has evolved so dramatically in recent years, state and federal courtrooms have struggled to keep up. In fact, sentencing guidelines are often thrown out altogether by judges who believe them to be too archaic or too severe.
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Nevertheless, even the lighter sentences being handed down often exceed the average federal penalties for violent crimes. Sentencing for white collar crimes is more varied than in any other area of criminal law.
Since white collar crimes are predicated upon secrecy and deceit, their prosecution often involves complex data trails and the testimony of expert witnesses. When you add these complexities to the sentencing challenges noted above, it's no wonder that both the defense and prosecution of white collar crimes is so technically demanding.
At Rokusek Stein Law, LLC, our experience extends to both sides of the courtroom. Attorney Jackie Rokusek is a former state and federal prosecutor who is now recognized as one of the top criminal defense attorneys in Kansas. We never encourage our clients to accept a plea deal unless we see no opportunity for dismissal or acquittal.
To schedule an appointment for a free initial consultation, call us today at 913.583.0465.