One of the greatest challenges an individual may face in life is to stand accused of a criminal offense. The burden and fear can be overwhelming, and is often shared by the accused’s loved ones as well. Even what some might consider a "minor" offense can carry much uncertainty, embarrassment and worry. There is nothing minor about it if you are the one charged. It is important that the accused have competent, honest legal representation to stand up to the powers of the government. This is what I do.