Baton Rouge Criminal Lawyers
Carl Barkemeyer, Baton Rouge Criminal Attorney and DWI/DUI Attorney, is highly experienced and devoted to practicing solely criminal defense and DWI/DUI defense. He has defended the rights of the accused his entire career.
Mr. Barkemeyer provides legal representation to those who have received misdemeanor charges and felony charges. He provides assitance for recalling bench warrants and handling arrest warrants. His legal representation includes helping clients who received a charge from a summons or arrest. He can help from the earliest stages of a criminal case to the end.
Many people and their families are unaware of the road ahead when charged with a crime. Lack of knowledge can lead to great fear. Mr. Barkemeyer puts a strong emphasis on informing his clients of the process and laws surrounding their case. He has been involved in presentations informing others regarding the laws and processes within the criminal justice system in Louisiana, including interviews on local news programs. However, he does not discuss his client's cases publicly.
- See a News Interview of Mr. Barkemeyer commenting on the DNA collection database.
- See a NEWS interview of Mr. Barkemeyer discussing a stamp tax law requiring drug dealers to purchase stamps for the drugs they sell.
- SEE A NEWS INTERVIEW of Mr. Barkemeyer providing insight on the proposed DWI conviction tracking system.
- See a NEWS interview of Mr. Barkemeyer discussing probable cause to arrest regarding a high-profile murder investigation.
Louisiana Criminal Charges Attorney
Carl Barkemeyer provides professional criminal defense representation to people with charges throughout Louisiana. Throughout his career, he has traveled the state representing criminal defendants. He defends those with criminal charges as far north as Shreveport and as far south as St. Mary Parish.
Serving Clients That Live Outside Louisiana
Mr. Barkemeyer also represents clients that aren't from Louisiana, but have criminal charges in Louisiana. Depending on the type of case, he may be able to handle the case so that the client never even has to come to court. Obtaining his services does not require that you travel to Baton Rouge. He remains just as accessible to his out-of-state clients as his local clients. Communication is the most important aspect of an attorney-client relationship. Mr. Barkemeyer maintains full communication with his out-of-state clients and/or their families.
Criminal Lawyer in Baton Rouge Area
Carl Barkemeyer, local Baton Rouge Criminal Lawyer and DWI/DUI Lawyer, has handled hundreds of cases throughout Louisiana and the Baton Rouge area. His office is located in Baton Rouge.
Being arrested or receiving a misdemeanor summons is the beginning of a very difficult journey for the accused. The charge can be burdensome and embarrassing. In the worst case, the accused will have to go to prison. Mr. Barkemeyer understands how this can affect his clients life on many levels. Many times, his client's families suffer as well. Mr. Barkemeyer teaches his clients about the criminal justice system and keeping his clients informed of all the circumstances concerning his/her case.
Contact the Baton Rouge criminal defense lawyers and DWI/DUI attorneys at the law office of Carl Barkemeyer at (225) 964-6720.
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