Criminal Defense

Indianapolis Criminal Defense Lawyer

Get Experienced Representation from Harwell Legal Counsel

Facing criminal charges can be overwhelming and scary. With severe penalties upon conviction, it is recommended that you work with an experienced criminal defense lawyer who is familiar with how these cases are handled in Indiana. At Harwell Legal Counsel, we are well-versed in all aspects of criminal law, and we can help you build a strong defense strategy. We offer free case evaluations, and we can provide legal services in both English and Spanish.

To discuss your case with criminal defense attorneys in Indianapolis, contact Harwell Legal Counsel at (317) 401-8715.

Our Criminal Defense Services

Many different circumstances can lead to criminal charges, and these cases are rarely straightforward. They can involve multiple charges, including combinations of misdemeanors and felonies. An Indianapolis criminal defense attorney, like ours at Harwell Legal Counsel, can help explain the charges brought against you and help you uncover all of your legal options.

Common criminal defense charges may include:

Criminal cases tend to be complicated. With this in mind, you want to look for an experienced attorney who can help you through all stages of the criminal process. At Harwell Legal Counsel, we can help you through every step of your case, including trials, appeals, and post-conviction services, including sentence modifications. We also offer juvenile criminal defense services such as expungement and record sealing.

We Are There for You

When you work with our Indianapolis criminal defense attorney, we will be there for you every step of the way. We aren't afraid to go to court and fight for your rights. Even after your case is resolved, we are there to answer your questions and help you with any post-conviction needs you may have. We know how difficult and stressful it can be to deal with criminal charges. Our goal is to provide you with the legal counsel that helps you feel confident in court.

Have you been charged with a misdemeanor or felony in Indianapolis? Call Harwell Legal Counsel at (317) 401-8715.

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    Jonathan D. Harwell, owner and founder of Harwell Legal Counsel, grew up in Ohio before moving to Indiana in high school. Harwell attended Ball State University, where he majored in legal studies and graduated cum laude. He was also a member of the Legal Studies Honor Society before continuing his education at the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. He graduated with the CALI Excellence for the Future Award and Gold Level Pro Bono recognition before beginning his career. ...
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    Star Martinez is originally from El Paso, TX. She attended the University of Texas at El Paso and received a bachelors in Communication. She received her legal education at Indiana University Maurer School of Law. In law school, She was president of the Latinx Law Student Association and lead diversity and inclusion initiatives. She is very passionate about being a lawyer in Indiana. She has always been incredibly committed to helping people in underrepresented communities, such as the Latinx ...
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