New York City Drug Crime Lawyer
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- Nationally recognized law firm
- Aggressive & effective advocacy
- Highly skilled legal representative
- Backed by 15+ years of experience
- Exceptional track record of success
- Possess assertive courtroom dexterity
- A former prosecutor defending your rights
If you or someone you know has recently been arrested for or charged with
a drug crime, it would be within your best interests to secure the immediate
representation of the
Law Office of Mark A. Bederow, P.C., Mr. Bederow is
well-known for his trial skills, particularly his ability to cross-examine witnesses who, in drug cases,
are primarily law enforcement officers who are experienced in providing
witness testimony. He helps individuals with substance abuse problems,
seek effective treatment programs in order to improve their health and,
where appropriate, possibly minimize their potential criminal exposure.
Understand Potential Penalties
Controlled substance offenses are
among the most common federal and state
criminal charges in New York. Depending on the type of substance and the amount involved, you may face:
- Years in state prison
- Significant reputational damage
- The possibility of negative professional consequences
Depending on the amount of drugs involved, what type of substance they
were and if there are any other aggravating factors, there could be additional
penalties as well.
Why work with Attorney Bederow?
More than any other type of case, drug cases implicate clients' Constitutional
right to be free from illegal search and seizures. As a
former Manhattan prosecutor, Mr. Bederow has handled hundreds of felony and misdemeanor drug cases.
He has vast experience with the legal issues that are often present in
these cases and may severely weaken, or even destroy, the prosecution's
case. He has conducted several pre-trial hearings, addressing the legality
of police encounters, which have resulted in the seizure of drugs. His
prosecutorial background also gives him experience in the practices and
techniques utilized by law enforcement and prosecutors in investigating
and prosecuting drug offenses.
Drug Crime Cases Handled by Mr. Bederow
In addition to handling street-level drug possession and sale cases, Mr.
Bederow has also represented clients in more complex, large-scale international
drug distribution cases. He has represented pharmacists who were accused
of diversion of prescription medication. He has also represented clients
in federal investigations and prosecutions involving online pharmacies
and misbranding of pharmaceuticals.
Some of Mr. Bederow's past representations include the following:
- He represented a pharmacist charged with several felonies for diversion
of controlled substances. The client made a written confession before
engaging with Mr. Bederow's firm. After extensive negotiations, the
client received a favorable outcome and avoided jail.
- He represented a Brooklyn pharmacy in connection with an investigation
into criminal diversion and the unauthorized distribution of steroids
to professional athletes and law enforcement officers, among others. The
client avoided criminal charges and civil penalties.
- He represented several clients charged with misdemeanor possession of a
controlled substance. Each case resulted in dismissal of all charges or
- He obtained a dismissal of all charges against a college student charged
with felony possession of heroin with intent to distribute. This case
result was achieved after the client successfully completed a private
- He represented a law student who received shipments of non-prescribed Adderall
in a multi-state investigation. The client avoided criminal charges.
He provided representation for a student charged in multiple cases with
possession and sale of oxycodone and illegal possession of prescription
pads. After the client completed an intense drug treatment program, the
individual received a non-criminal disposition.
You Cannot Afford To Plead Guilty
Whether you are facing misdemeanor drug possession charges or complex felony
sale of narcotics charges, the Law Office of Mark A. Bederow, P.C. can
provide you with experienced and effective legal representation. If you
are facing drug charges and are in need of counsel, please
contact Mr. Bederow as soon as possible to receive the personalized legal solutions that you
need and the supportive assistance that you deserve.
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