Criminal Defense Lawyer in Mt. Pleasant
Have You Had a Run-in With the Law? Contact a Mt. Pleasant Defense Attorney Today.
At Bluestein, Johnson & Burke, LLC, we understand how to effectively defend our clients due to our decades of experience defending criminal charges. We have developed an in-depth understanding of criminal law and the way that the state handles criminal cases.
Discuss your charges during a confidential case evaluation today.
Insight From Former Law Enforcement
Attorney Brian Burke worked as a police officer and is trained in criminal investigations and interrogations. He is able to talk to and negotiate with police officers because he has walked in their shoes.
Attorney Brian Johnson is a former prosecutor for the South Carolina Attorney General's Office. He understands prosecutors' point-of-view and techniques for analyzing evidence. He knows how they develop and try cases to prosecute criminal defendants.
We represent clients charged with all crimes, including, but not limited to:
- Drug possession and manufacturing, as well as sales or distribution of concentrated substances
- Traffic violations, including speeding and reckless driving
- Vehicular manslaughter
- DUI for first and multiple offenders
- Juvenile crimes, for misdemeanors and felonies
- Violent crimes, including assault, domestic violence, or homicide
- Property crimes such as shoplifting, burglary and other theft
- White collar crimes, including credit card fraud or identity theft
- Disorderly Conduct and Public Intoxication
- Parole and probation violations
- Sex crimes, including child pornography and rape
Our Mt. Pleasant criminal defense lawyers' comprehensive understanding of arresting procedures, search and seizure, drug and alcohol testing, criminal investigations, and other matters are critical to building a strong defense. We work together on all criminal cases to make sure that our clients receive a comprehensive defense.
Seeking Reduced Sentences or Dropped Charges
As your Charleston County criminal defense attorneys, our goal is to get the best possible results for your case, which preserves your rights and freedoms as much as possible. In the ideal scenario, we work to get the charges dropped due to a number of errors that can be made while you are being processed. If dropped charges are not an option, we focus on keeping you out of jail, and accessing other reduced sentencing options that can preserve many future freedoms. Together, we make a formidable team against your charges.
Consult with our legal team immediately upon arrest for fast access to competent legal representation.
Hands-on level of attention through responsiveness and accessibility.
Offer a referral if you have a legal need that we do not cover.
Communicate with our clients directly and use support staff to assist us.
COLLABORATIONConsult with each other regularly on cases so you benefit from our joint experience