Washington DC Criminal Lawyer

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Serrano PC offers premier criminal defense for persons charged with felonies or misdemeanors.  Please see below for links to specific offenses in DC.  We will fight for your rights and persistently defend you in court.  In addition, our law firm may enable you to seal an arrest record or obtain an expungement under certain circumstances.

You will always be able to reach your lawyer directly and avoid the hassle of voicemails by texting Miguel at 202-330-6290.

Miguel is a former prosecutor and a skilled and experienced trial lawyer who will not hesitate to take your case to trial.  We will establish a productive and respectful relationship with each client and you can be rest assured that our firm will aggressively defend you and seek to obtain the most favorable outcome possible in your case.

If you or someone you know has been arrested, you may find useful information on this website to help understand the criminal justice system and to answer some of your important questions.  Please visit our criminal resources pages for more information.

Many people contact our office with questions about their case to help understand whether certain evidence will be admissible in court.  A skilled and experienced Washington DC Criminal Lawyer can help explain and clarify the sometimes confusing nature of hearsay and other evidentiary rules to help you better understand the criminal justice process.

For information on DUI and other traffic offenses, please explore our website for more information.

You may also visit our resources page for specific information on what happens after an arrest and leading up to when a case is resolved.  In some situations, a court will detain an individual who has been charged up to the day of trial.  A Washington DC Criminal Lawyer can provide you with more information.

Please see below for more information on specific felonies and misdemeanors in Washington, DC including links to the the D.C. Code providing the statutory language and the maximum penalties for each offense.  For information on fines in criminal cases for felonies and misdemeanors in D.C., please see D.C. Code 3571.01.

For information on federal white collar crimes, please visit our page on Washington DC White Collar Crime Lawyer.

Felonies & Misdemeanors

  • Assault with a Dangerous Weapon

D.C. Code 22-402

  • Assault with Intent to Kill

D.C. Code 22-401

  • Assault with Intent to Rob

D.C. Code 22-401

  • Burglary

D.C. Code 22-801

  • Carrying pistol without a license

D.C. Code 22-4504

  • Distribution of Drugs

D.C. Code 48-904.01

  • Felony Assault

D.C. Code 22-404

  • Firearms Control

D.C. Code 7-2502.01 to 7-2502.14

  • Manslaughter

D.C. Code 22-2105

  • Murder

D.C. Code 22-2101 to 22-2107

  • Obstruction of Justice

D.C.Code 22-722

  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

D.C. Code 48-904.10

  • Possession of a Prohibited Weapon

D.C. Code 22-4514

  • Receiving stolen property

D.C. Code 22-3232

  • Robbery

D.C. Code 22-2801

Washington DC Criminal Lawyer | Seal Arrest Records | Expungement 

Stolen BicycleSerrano PC has successfully obtained court orders to seal the arrest and criminal records of our eligible clients. For many individuals, this can be the difference that enables them to pursue educational, career or other goals. There are some specific requirements that must be met in order to clear your record and the option to seal an arrest record is not available to all persons.
Our firm has experience with sealing arrest records and we are ready to assist you.

From 1994 to 1999, Miguel worked in the United States Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. and served as a Trial Attorney in the Commercial Litigation Branch of the Civil Division representing the United States in matters involving complex commercial disputes and large-scale government contracts. Previously, Miguel was a prosecutor in the State of Florida where he conducted over 100 criminal trials.

Miguel also worked as Counsel to the Chairman of the United States Merit Systems Protection Board in Washington, D.C. and as counsel to officials at the United States Department of State.

In 1992, Miguel received a Juris Doctor degree from Suffolk University Law School in Boston, Massachusetts. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Florida in 1986.

Miguel has significant trial and appellate experience and he has handled large cases that require synthesizing voluminous amounts of information in a short period of time. Our firm has the experience to guide clients through the vast and sometimes complicated web of challenges found in many cases.

Our firm handles matters in the District of Columbia and Maryland and is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.

You may reach a Washington DC Criminal Lawyer by calling or texting 202-330-6290 or send us an email by clicking here.