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Criminal Defense

The Lawyers at Kirkpatrick & Goldsborough pride themselves in their criminal defense history. When you are accused and charged you need the superior experience and reputation of a seasoned trial lawyer on your side.

Partner Mary Kirkpatrick has been recognized by the New York City Bar Association for her criminal defense work with death row inmates, receiving the prestigious Thurgood Marshall Award. Partner Richard Goldsborough has represented many clients in drug trafficking and white collar cases for more than 20 years.

With our considerable experience in criminal defense, we understand how to provide the best possible representation to our clients. We take considerable time to work with our clients to identify the scope of representation. We look carefully at accusations and work to identify witnesses and develop every available defense. We know that our clients' livelihoods hang in the balance when they face time in prison and substantial fines. Our goal is to get them the best possible outcome.

Call or Email us to speak with an experienced criminal defense lawyer if you are being investigated or have been arrested and charged with a crime.

Chittenden County Drug Crime Lawyers - Representing Clients In All Vermont

Sentences and fines for drug-related offenses vary depending on the type and amount of the drug in question and whether a defendant has previously been convicted of a drug crime. They can range from as few as six months in prison and less than $10,000 in fines to more than 10 years in prison and hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines.

Individuals who seek the representation of our Burlington criminal defense attorneys can expect a thorough review of their case to look for potential constitutional violations and other means of suppressing potentially damaging evidence. We are well-experienced with the document review and deposition processes and identify all witnesses who are likely to strengthen a defense.

Skilled White Collar Criminal Defense

When businesspeople in Vermont are charged with white collar crimes, Kirkpatrick & Goldsborough is here to advocate on their behalf. We represent clients charged with many of these crimes, including:

  • Embezzlement
  • Tax Evasion
  • Fraud
  • Copyright Infringement
  • Bribery

We know that our clients' reputations and livelihood are at stake when they are charged with white collar crimes. We work to ensure a favorable outcome.


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