Embezzlement Defense Lawyer in Atlanta & Alpharetta, Georgia
Employee theft, or embezzlement, is considered a crime under both Georgia State and federal law Embezzlement is a white collar crime; however, it is a felony, and if convicted, there is a risk of years of imprisonment and significant monetary fines. If you are facing allegations of embezzlement, you need an experienced criminal defense attorney to protect your rights.
Embezzlement is a document intensive case that often involves a paper trail and computer databases. At the Ford Law Firm, we assemble a defense team to meet the specific needs of the case, which may include forensic experts, computer scientists, and other experts in the field. We conduct a thorough investigation and analyze the paper trail and evidence being used to support the government’s case.
Upon completion of the investigation, your criminal defense attorney will review the bargaining advantages and disadvantages, as well as possible consequences, if convicted of the charges. Our law firm considers the client an important part of the defense team. Decisions regarding negotiations and proceeding to a jury trial are made with the full participation and approval of the client.
Criminal defense attorney Tom Ford’s strategy generally begins with negotiations with the prosecutor, arguing first for dismissal, and then for a lesser charge with a goal to limit the penalties for his clients. The Ford Law Firm offers a free initial consultation to discuss your case and learn what we can do for you. Please contact our office for more information and to schedule a consultation.