Federal Practice Areas

At Monument Legal, we understand that most people we meet are going through the worst time of their lives. The criminal justice system is intimidating. The odds are stacked against you and the stakes are high. While we cannot promise you a specific outcome in your case, we can promise to fight for you and to treat you with the respect and dignity you deserve. We have one simple goal in every case: get the best possible result for the client. No matter who you are or what you are accused of, Monument Legal will stand up for you.

We handle all aspects of criminal matters, from initial charges through trial. Monument Legal is experienced in successfully defending clients against a wide range of federal criminal charges.

Federal PWID (possession with intent to distribute) charges are serious accusations of planning to sell drugs. Penalties depend on the type and amount of drug involved, with harsher sentences for harder drugs and larger quantities.

White-collar crimes are non-violent offenses that typically involve financial deception or abuse of trust. They are often committed by business professionals or government officials. The most common federal white-collar crimes include: fraud, embezzlement, money laundering, bribery, and identity theft.

Federal sex crimes encompass a specific range of sexual offenses addressed by federal law, rather than state law. These crimes typically involve one or more of the following factors: crossing state lines, minors, and/or severity.

Federal gun crimes encompass a range of offenses involving the illegal possession, use, sale, distribution, or manufacturing of firearms and ammunition. These crimes are primarily codified under Title 18 of the United States Code. Federal gun crimes often carry harsh sentences, reflecting the seriousness with which the federal legal system treats these offenses.

Monument Legal can help individuals that have received a federal grand jury subpoena in Washington, DC. The prosecutor who subpoenaed you does not always have your best interest in mind, and it can be difficult to know whether you are exposed to potential criminal charges; an experienced attorney will help you protect your legal rights, including the right against self-incrimination.