Skilled Criminal Defense For College Students
College campuses are places of growth, learning and hopefully, fun. But sometimes college students find themselves in sticky legal situations. They may not know where to turn for help.
Located in State College, Pennsylvania, the Law Offices of Lance T. Marshall often represents students charged with crimes. We understand the consequences students face, and we have the skills and experience to help them.
If you are a student who has been charged with a crime, or the parent of a student in such a situation, we are here to help.
How Criminal Charges Affect Your Education
Our firm has experience providing students with defense services for a variety of charges, including:
- Assault/disorderly conduct
- Underage drinking, including DUI charges
- Drug possession, including prescription drugs and marijuana
- Sexual assault
At Penn State, as well as in other educational settings, criminal charges can also result in a violation of the school’s code of conduct. The university’s judicial proceedings for students are conducted by the Office of Judicial Affairs. It is important to seek legal advice in these situations, as a code of conduct violation can result in suspension or expulsion from school, loss of scholarships and difficulty finding employment after graduation. We can assist students at these hearings and help
How A Lawyer Can Help
The first step of crafting a defense is to understand what happened. Often there are different versions, points of view as to what happened. With an attorney to help you, all you have to do is tell the truth. Our job is to figure out what information is important and will help your situation. We have the skills and experience to help students get past criminal charges and minimize the impact on their future.