“You have a truly sharp legal mind and your courtroom presence is among the best. I am forever grateful for your two years of hard work, dedication and service to my father's case.” — R.C.

“I give Mr. Spano the highest possible recommendation. Mr. Spano helped me navigate a somewhat unorthodox legal matter, did so quickly, and always kept me informed.”

“Thanks for taking my case and getting me a not guilty verdict. You are a great lawyer. I could not asked for anything more. Please know you hold a special place in my family's heart.” — G.B.

“Many thanks for the very professional and gentlemanly way that you conducted yourself at the trial of my son. I along with all of my family were thrilled beyond words with the outcome.” — B.B.

“Thank you for assuring me that just because a good honest person makes a mistake does not mean they have to be treated like a criminal!” — D.S.

Proven Criminal Defense In Upstate New York

Experienced Drug Crime Defense

Drug charges are always serious. They can affect your freedom and your future. It is important to remember that you have rights, and it is important to protect them.

Michael Spano has more than 30 years of experience in handling criminal cases. As the former chief assistant district attorney in Onondaga County, he knows how the prosecution approaches cases and tailors his strategies accordingly.

Give him a call today to discuss your particular situation.

New York Drug Possession Attorney Defending Against Drug Charges

Michael Spano represents clients facing all types of felony or misdemeanor drug charges in Syracuse and Central New York, including:

Federal Drug Prosecutions

Federal drug charges carry harsher sentences than state charges, and the arrest often comes after a long investigation. Michael Spano uses federal court experience and prosecutor insights to challenge warrants, wiretaps, informants and the foundations of the government’s case.

Drug Charges Involving Traffic Stops

A significant number of drug cases start with basic traffic stops. In these cases, there are many factors that need to be considered while building your defense strategy.

“I will ask the necessary questions. Did the police have a reason to stop you in the first place? Did the police have a valid reason to search your car? Did their evidence come from an illegal search and seizure? I will get the facts and I will build a case to protect your rights.” — Michael Spano

Contact Us Day Or Night

To discuss how our office can help your defense, call 315-350-3975 or connect online. You have many worries and questions, and Michael Spano tries to return phone calls and emails within hours.