Strong Defense Against Serious Drug Charges

Litigation Experience Where It Counts

Having a seasoned trial lawyer like James A. Williams in your corner can mean the difference between exposing weaknesses in the prosecution and having charges dismissed or facing the serious consequences of a DWI conviction. With 350 jury trials to his name, you can rest assured knowing Mr. Williams has the expertise and tenacity necessary to withstand the pressures of the courtroom and fight for the best possible outcome.

Whether it is marijuana, cocaine or another illegal substance, prosecutors move swiftly and fiercely when pursuing drug-related charges. Depending on the charge, a conviction could leave you facing harsh mandatory minimum sentencing, steep fines and irreparable damage to your reputation and life. You need a lawyer who will immediately begin working to develop a strong defense to help you effectively combat these charges and protect your future.

The Law Offices of James A. Williams, L.L.C., provides tough, skilled criminal defense to individuals in the greater New Orleans area. Our detail-oriented approach means we take the time to investigate all of the facts of your case. We talk to witnesses, work with experts, review the evidence and identify potential weaknesses in the prosecution's case, which can result in reduced or dismissed charges as well as acquittals. This hard work puts your defense in a strong position and control of the situation back in your hands.

An Accomplished Trial Attorney Working For You

Some law firms shy away from taking on high-level, complex drug cases, but not The Law Offices of James A. Williams, L.L.C. At our law firm, we believe everyone deserves to have their rights, future and best interests protected, which is why we actively take on state and federal drug crime cases. Our extensive history of success in high-profile criminal cases demonstrates our thorough understanding of criminal law as well as our skill in the courtroom.

Our founding attorney, James A. Williams, has resolved 350 jury trials during his 38-year criminal justice career. As a former prosecutor, he developed a firsthand understanding of the strategies prosecutors use to pursue convictions in drug cases. He now uses this experience to defend clients against the intimidation tactics used by prosecutors and fights for outcomes that reflect his clients' best interests.

Our firm has successfully defended individuals throughout the greater New Orleans area against state and federal drug charges, including:

  • Drug trafficking and distribution
  • Drug possession — Including possession of marijuana, cocaine, heroin, methamphetamines, prescription drugs and other controlled substances
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Manufacturing and cultivation
  • Distributing narcotics and other controlled substances

What happens if I'm arrested? Getting arrested for a state or federal drug crime can be frightening, but your situation is not without hope. It takes time for investigators and law enforcement to file a report and charges against you. This is time we use to thoroughly review your case, talk to witnesses and experts, and identify weaknesses in the prosecution in order to secure an outcome that keeps charges off your record.

Representation For College Students And Visitors

While we will always provide high-quality representation to locals of the greater New Orleans area, we understand that out-of-state visitors to Louisiana who are charged with a drug offense may need just as effective defense. Because of their unique situation, out-of-state visitors may have additional concerns, including whether they will have to make return trips to defend their rights, future and best interests.

The Law Offices of James A. Williams, L.L.C., is well aware of the challenges out-of-state visitors — including college students — face in drug crime cases, which is why we provide effective, tenacious counsel aimed at seeking positive outcomes that do not require our clients to have to travel to make court dates if possible.

Take The First Step. Contact Us Today.

We are not afraid to take the necessary actions to defend your rights and your future, including going to court. Whether you're facing state or federal drug charges, we can address your legal needs, questions and concerns all while fighting for an outcome you will be happy with.

Learn more about how we can help you overcome drug charges by scheduling a free consultation at our Gretna office. Contact The Law Offices of James A. Williams, L.L.C., by calling 504-266-0354 or send us an email with a brief description of your situation and legal needs.