Atlanta Conspiracy Defense Attorney

About Conspiracy Charges

When you require a defense team to fight federal conspiracy charges you may be facing, you want to choose one that has the experience of handling complex cases and getting results. When you turn to an Atlanta federal criminal defense lawyer at The Law Offices of Howard J. Weintraub, P.C., you can be assured that we will carefully evaluate each aspect of your case and work with you to determine if we can help you. We have a reputation for results and that is because we listen to our clients, we know the law and we strategize on how to achieve the best possible outcome for those we represent.

Conspiracy in the white collar crimes category of offenses involves a contract of two or more people to commit a crime or to achieve a legal end through illegal means. With a former federal prosecutor in our firm, we know that prosecutors use the federal conspiracy statutes frequently in criminal proceedings. Extortion crimes involve complex legal matters starting with the investigation, moving to the arrest and trial, and ending with the sentencing. Such matters are best handled by attorneys who are knowledgeable in the federal law process.

Elements of a Conspiracy Conviction

In order to prove a conspiracy case under federal law, the government must establish these four elements:

  • An agreement to commit an offense
  • An overt act in furtherance of the conspiracy
  • Knowledge and intent
  • An unlawful object, i.e., a criminal offense