Criminal Defense Lawyer
Los Angeles Lawyer William S. Kroger
Violating the laws can bring very severe penalties; this can include the loss of your freedom, which is one of our most sacred rights. It is important that you make the right decision in retaining the proper attorney for your criminal case. While some law firms practice in multiple areas of law, we focus our practice entirely on criminal defense.
We handle most types of serious state and federal crimes with particular emphasis in defending drug charges. If you or someone you know has been (or may be) charged with any criminal offense, we encourage you to call now for a consultation. We believe that early intervention is critical to our mutual success. I know that being accused of a criminal offense or being under investigation by a government agency can be very distressing and unsettling. You may have some questions as to what direction to take.
Unlike most criminal defense attorneys, I have never prosecuted or investigated anyone on behalf of a governmental entity. Many defense attorneys are proud of their accomplishments as prosecutors who worked to put people in prison. Criminal defense work requires a distinctive mindset. I have and always have been, and shall forever remain 100% defense-oriented, placing checks on the power of the prosecution, and prying investigators.
Schedule a Call for a Consultation Immediately
Early intervention by experienced, responsible legal aid is crucial to effectively defending your freedom when you've been charged with a crime. You owe it to yourself to get a Los Angeles criminal defense attorney that can give you the best possible representation and advice, inside and outside of the courtroom. The law office of William S. Kroger, staffs the finest criminal defense lawyers Los Angeles can offer, ready to help you seek justice and get a superior defense. Our office maintains an emphasis on drug related crimes and charges; if you are in need of an experienced marijuana lawyer or have a case involving California medical marijuana laws, there's simply no better alternative than William S. Kroger, Please call us today at (323) 655-5700, or continue to explore our website for more detailed information.
Latest Criminal Defense Blogs
Pot Use = Skinny Jeans. Ever Wonder About That?
The Atlantic highlights a study one of the most perplexing questions about pot use — if the conventional wisdom is that smokers eat after using, why aren't they all overweight? Researchers from the University of Nebraska, the Harvard School of Public Health and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center tackled this problem. In a nutshell, they discovered that smoker's insulin levels were reduced by 16 percent compared to non-smokers. (High insulin levels are associated with feeling hungry
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Cities Can Ban Medical Pot Shops, California Supreme Court Rules
One of the most contentious issues of California's medical pot law — whether a city has the legal right to kick dispensaries from its city limits — has been settled. Unfortunately for advocates, patients and friends of storefronts, the state's supreme court ruled against medical marijuana. The unanimous decision upheld the laws many cities drafted in an attempt to close medical marijuana shops, the LA Times reports. But the shops stayed open, as the issue was in legal limbo until
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California US Attorney Issues New 'Landlord Letters'
US Attorney Melinda Haag has sent out a new round of landlord letters — letters threatening to seize assets and property of landlords who rent retail space to dispensaries — to addresses in Northern California. The California chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws reported via a mass email that landlords in San Jose, San Francisco and Ukiah were receiving letters from Haag's office. The letters made clear that the dispensaries, which are engaging in drug
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Cash Only — No Credit Cards for Recreational Weed Shops
Washington and Colorado marijuana entrepreneurs will face a major business impediment — according to federal laws, they will not be able to accept credit cards, CNN Money reports. The federal Controlled Substances Act was enacted to stop drug dealers and drug traffickers from carrying out transactions using credit cards, but will also stop legal marijuana shops from offering customers the option of paying with plastic. Banks that process credit card transactions may be charged with
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Golden State's Lt. Governor Calls for Legalization in His State
California Lt. Gov. and former San Francisco mayor Gavin Newsom called for his state to decriminalize, tax and regulate marijuana. The state was the first to OK medical pot, he writes, and that same progressive sprit should guide California to leading the country in legalization. "I am not advocating for the use of marijuana, but the current laws are stigmatizing and criminalizing millions of Americans young and old," he added on his blog at the Huffington Post. "The war on drugs has become a ... by admin