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Criminal Charges Can Have Serious Consequences

Last updated on December 6, 2023

Criminal charges can have a major impact on your life and, if convicted, it can have a devastating impact on you finances, your family, your freedom and your future. Attorney John B. Carlson has built a reputation throughout western Pennsylvania for helping individuals who have been arrested or charged with a crime. With practicing for over 28 years of legal experience, he has handled every type of criminal case ranging from murder charges down to a speeding ticket. No matter the size of the case, he will fight for you with the goal of achieving the best possible result.

Experience Matters

The lawyer you choose can make all the difference to the outcome. Known for his excellence in advocacy and service to his clients, Attorney John B. Carlson has successfully handled criminal cases of all types. Through a relentless work-ethic and tireless effort, he has achieved results above and beyond average. From the most complex to the simplest of case, he approaches each matter with a skilled and experienced perspective. Because of his vast experiences, he can offer you informed and knowledgeable guidance for every type of case.

  • DUI charges – 1st, 2nd, 3rd or subsequent offense
  • Felony, misdemeanor and summary offenses
  • Drug crimes, assault charges, theft offenses
  • Homicide
  • Weapons offenses
  • Speeding, driving under suspension, reckless driving

No case is too big or too small. If you have been arrested or charged with a crime and are looking for someone you can trust, call Attorney John B. Carlson. He understands the importance of your case and will work to insure that you get the best possible results.

Skilled Trial Lawyer

Shockingly, there are many lawyers out there who call themselves “trial lawyers” and claim they will fight for you and yet, they NEVER go to trial. That’s right! Some lawyers have represented hundreds, even thousands, of people charged with a crime and never go to trial! How can that be? Common sense tells you that doesn’t make sense, right?

Unlike most lawyers, Attorney Carlson is an accomplished trial lawyer. Practicing for over 28 years, he has gone to trial and won criminal cases ranging from murder trials to DUI offenses. Having been on the winning side of some of Erie County’s most highly publicized cases, his successes have been reported on TV, in newspapers and over the internet. In addition to his success in the courtroom, Attorney Carlson is also recognized for his hard work and experienced pleas bargaining skills. To read more about the cases he has successfully handled, see the PRESS page containing independent news stories and verifiable results.

Don’t Wait; Call Today

If you are being accused of criminal charges, it is important to talk to an attorney as soon as possible. Let us help you when it matters most. Call our office in Erie today at 814-459-8011 or fill out our contact form.