Representing Doctors, Lawyers And Professionals
Representing professionals and protecting their licenses requires special skills. Peter Aiken as a former federal special agent and former federal prosecutor knows how very important it is to preserve not only a doctor’s or lawyer’s freedom but also the right to practice their profession.
Defending Doctors Against All Criminal Charges
In recent years, doctors have come under the gun in connection with pain management clinics and pharmacies. We have defended doctors of osteopathic medicine, doctors of chiropractic medicine, psychiatrists as well as general practitioners and specialists in many medical fields.
We have defended doctors in their individual capacity for crimes such as tax evasion, failure to file tax returns and even child pornography. We have also defended physicians in their professional capacity for crimes such as PIP fraud, money laundering, conspiracy, mail fraud, wire fraud, and writing or issuing unnecessary prescriptions for oxycodone, OxyContin or other opiates. Doctors are human and subject to the same human frailties as the rest of us. If a doctor or pharmacist is under investigation, timely intervention may in some instances prevent the filing of criminal charges and an arrest. Our goal is to protect your freedom and your right to continue your practice. Doctors are held to a higher standard by prosecutors and judges, and a vigorous timely defense is important for a successful resolution.
Helping Our Fellow Lawyers In Criminal Cases
We also defend lawyers in connection with crimes allegedly committed in connection with their personal life. Domestic violence is probably the most common although driving under the influence (DUI) runs a close second. Unfortunately some lawyers have been charged with Internet crimes such as child pornography, soliciting a minor or traveling to meet a minor.
In their professional capacity, lawyers have been charged with trust account violations and grand theft and in some instances with racketeering or other federal violations. The federal courts absolutely hold attorneys to a higher standard and the federal sentencing guidelines increase prison sentences for an abuse of a special skill. Lawyers who go into business with a shady client, sometimes in real estate deals are at high risk. If as an attorney, you are contacted by the FBI, the IRS or the Secret Service, contact our firm for a free consultation before saying anything. Lawyers historically are the worst at trying to talk their way out of a problem. Do not wait until you have been indicted by a federal grand jury.
Free Consultations Are Available To Professionals Facing Criminal Charges
We are a simple phone call or email away and promise absolute confidentiality. We have four convenient offices in Fort Myers, Sarasota and Punta Gorda, and we handle both state cases as well as federal violations in United States District Court in Tampa and Fort Myers.