Choosing the right criminal defense attorney is often one of the most important decisions a person can make when accused of committing a crime. Defendants often think they do not have the money to hire their own criminal defense attorney, even though they have family and friends who could help and are never asked. You need a criminal defense attorney who has the experience, dedication and resources to help you defend your case.
Consider this article that appeared in the July 13, 2008 Cincinnati Enquirer: http://news.cincinnati.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080713/NEWS01/807130359/1055/NEWS . The fine folks at the Hamilton County Public Defender’s Office try their best, but even they admit they do not have adequate time and resources to give to their cases.