Felony Crimes

Criminal Defense Lawyer

When you’re charged with a felony, you face harsh consequences that can, and will, dramatically impact your life and wellbeing. Felonies are crimes that are punishable by death or imprisonment in state prison. Felony convictions will drastically change your life. In addition to the risk of time in prison, a felony conviction will damage your professional reputation and negatively impact your chances of finding a decent job.

This is why securing strong, experienced legal representation is vital when you face the possibility of a felony conviction. Felony laws can be both complex and confusing, which is why having an attorney with a background in criminal defense litigation can help you get the justice you’re seeking.

Common Felonies

Violent crimes that are considered felonies include:

  • Murder / Homicide
  • Manslaughter
  • Aggravated Assault
  • Aggravated Battery
  • Second Degree Battery
  • Arson
  • Kidnapping
  • Rape
  • Armed Robbery
  • First Degree Murder
  • Simple Robbery

Drug crimes can also be classified as a felony, depending on the circumstances and amount of drugs in question. You can face a felony conviction for crimes that involve:

  • Heroin
  • Cocaine
  • Methamphetamine
  • LSD
  • Ecstasy
  • Prescription Drugs
  • Marijuana

At The Tonry Law Firm, our criminal defense team helps clients throughout the greater New Orleans area. Attorney Cullen A. Tonry is a lifelong resident of Chalmette is familiar with Louisiana’s legal system. In fact he has the accolades to back up his experience. In 2009, Cullen was inducted into Cambridge's Who's Who for Excellence in Legal Service and has also been recognized by the American Trial Lawyers Association's Top 100 Trial Lawyers for three consecutive years.

Speak With Us Today

If you have been arrested for a felony, you should immediately speak with a criminal defense attorney. Cullen can review your case and determine what legal options are available for you. Our law firm will use our extensive resources and years of experience to aggressively defend your rights.

Call (504) 535-7235 to get started on your free case evaluation today.