Being charged with a criminal offense can be overwhelming for a variety of reasons, some of which are obvious. Being a student, the stress of how a criminal charge can affect your current standing in school, your family, and your future prospects is daunting.
Aside from the potential life-long ramifications of a criminal conviction, an arrest may trigger a parallel disciplinary proceeding involving the University. Unbeknownst to a student charged with a crime, a seemingly harmless decision in the University investigation can have a devastating impact on the outcome of the criminal charges, and vice versa.
It is important to have an attorney who understands the strategies in dealing with the criminal charges, as well as any potential University investigation, to minimize the consequences for a student. As a former Delaware prosecutor with almost 20 years of experience dealing with the Delaware justice system, I understand what is at stake if you are a student charged with a crime. I have the experience to successfully represent you in any and all misdemeanor and felony offenses, including but not limited to: