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Violent Crimes

Violent crimes are felonies, and the ramifications of working with the wrong lawyer are severe. These types of crimes include different forms of assault, abuse, and homicide with or without weapons. The punishment for violent crimes in Iowa and Illinois is serious and can cost you your freedom, reputation, employment, family, and future. Before calling any criminal defense attorney to discuss your violent crime accusation, call violent crime lawyer John Steckel. Trust your future to an experienced and knowledgeable lawyer.

John Steckel’s experience working with violent crime defendants is extensive. As a past member of the prosecutor’s office, he has first-hand knowledge of how the prosecution thinks and strategizes. He also has an excellent reputation among peers as an aggressive trial attorney with strong defensive arguments that result in a dismissal or reduced sentence.

Types of Violent Crimes

Violent crimes include the following:

  • Aggravated assault
  • Assault
  • Child abuse
  • Domestic abuse
  • Manslaughter
  • Murder
  • Rape
  • Sexual abuse
  • Vehicular assault

Finding the Right Criminal Defense Attorney

Open the phone book, and you will find numerous advertisements for criminal defense lawyers. However, you cannot determine the skill and success of the attorney. While the internet provides very useful information, attorney advertisements are similar to the phone book, and you cannot correctly capture the attorney’s experience and knowledge.

As a trusted criminal defense lawyer licensed in two states, John Steckel is frequently referred clients from other counties such as Cedar, Clinton, Jackson, Muscatine, and Scott in Iowa and Rock Island, Henry, Mercer, and Whiteside in Illinois. These referrals are predominantly from attorneys and colleagues that do not have the proper knowledge to handle violent crime defense cases.

Attorney referrals are one of the best ways to find a qualified criminal defense lawyer in Iowa and Illinois. Additionally, contact the American Bar Association for help in finding a violent crimes attorney.

Attorney John Steckel has over 13 years of experience practicing criminal defense law and can be your first line of defense. Call Steckel Law today at (563) 265-1714 or use the web form to schedule your free consultation.