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Criminal Defense Attorney
Let a Top-Rated Texas Lawyer Protect Your Rights
The actions you take after an arrest have the potential to determine the course of your future. As a San Antonio criminal defense lawyer, I understand what a devastating impact an arrest can have on your life, and it is my goal to help you mitigate the damage, protect your reputation, and assist in getting your life back on track. You are legally innocent until proven guilty, and I want to ensure that you receive fair treatment under Texas State law.
– Theft, Embezzlement, Bank Fraud, Client Charged With Defrauding One of Country’s Largest Banks of Over $150,000 Dollars
Theft, Embezzlement, Bank Fraud, client charged with defrauding one of the country’s largest banks of over $150,000 dollars, all but one count dismissed and given probation, no prison time.
– Possession of Marijuana
Possession of Marijuana – Case Dismissed
– Felony DWI with a Child Passenger
6 day trial Not guilty / acquittal 0.189 blood test and test positive for controlled narcotics, multiple vehicle accident, the client passed out and incoherent, video.
– Felony DWI – Client’’s 9th DWI Conviction
Felony DWI – client’’s 9th DWI conviction, prior prison sentences, got client 5 years probation with rehab, offer was 15 years in prison.
– Federal Multi-Count Drug Conspiracy Over 5 KG of Cocaine
Federal multi-count drug conspiracy over 5 kg of cocaine western district of Texas, client given misdemeanor conviction and probation.
– Federal Multi-Count Drug Conspiracy
Federal multi-count drug conspiracy including multi-defendant, western district of Texas, client repeat offender prior federal prison terms, dismissed all but one count and given probation no prison time
– Federal Drug Trafficking
Federal Drug Trafficking Appeal – Overturned Sentence
DWI Motion to Dismiss Lack of Speedy Trial – Case Dismissed
DWI Child Passenger – Case Dismissed
– 18 Counts of Conspiracy, Obstruction of Justice, Money Laundering, Conspiracy to Commit Money Laundering and Failure to File Tax
Client part of multi-defendant indictment which included 18 counts of conspiracy, obstruction of justice, money laundering, conspiracy to commit money laundering and failure to file tax returns. 15 day-long jury trial in federal court in the southern district of texas. After 14 hours of deliberations, my client was acquitted on all charges while the other defendants were found guilty and sentenced to 15 years in prison.
Aggressive Representation for Your Case
I go to great lengths to win my clients’ cases, and I am ready to take immediate action to defend you against whatever charges you face. My style involves a combination of personable and knowledgeable argumentation, along with dynamite advocacy on behalf of my clients.
My personalized approach has earned me the sincere appreciation of my clients, and I have come to represent entire families in one capacity or another. Additionally, it has allowed for a successful track record including charge reductions and case dismissals.
What Sets My Firm Apart?
Contact me as soon as possible for a free and confidential case evaluation so that you can tell me your side of the story and learn about your legal options. From that point, should I be the right fit for your case, I will be your dedicated personal advocate.
Whether you have been falsely accused or you simply made a serious mistake, you deserve the best available legal defense. Let me guide you through the process and fight to achieve the best possible outcome. Contact the Law Office of Kerrisa Chelkowski now to discuss your case with a San Antonio criminal defense attorney.
Kerrisa was amazing! I found myself in a very unfortunate situation and I was panicked to say the least. Kerrisa made me feel very comfortable talking with her and she kept me informed about my options. We went to trial on a VERY tough case and she won. Everyone in the courtroom responds to her…
– Former Client
I appreciated the time and attention you gave me during my case. Your assuring words and compassionate ways brought peace to my spirit during this difficult time. You represented me with great honesty and fairness.
I wanted to send this invitation to my college graduation because without you this would have never been possible!Thank you for everything!
I just wanted to say thank you, for your hard work on my case. I appreciate the time you took to even take it. Thank you so much!
THANK YOU for all that you have done!!
Kerrisa, Thanks you’re an angel. Just a quick Thank you for everything you have done for me. We have never met anyone more caring and devoted to their clients as you. Your warmth and wisdom has helped us through some very challenging times. I thank God for bringing you into our lives when we truly…
Since I was new to Texas I really didn’t have a reference for a lawyer. I just googled DWI or criminal lawyer and your results showed up at the top along with a few other lawyers. I actually only clicked on yours and went right to your “credentials”. What struck me was the amount of…
– Former Client
Hear it From Our Happy Clients
Immediately after your arrest, you should contact me for a free consultation. During your confidential consultation, you will be able to tell me your side of the story without any worry of incriminating yourself, and you will have the opportunity to ask all your questions about the case.
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