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Proven Criminal Defense In Upstate New York

Drugs On School Grounds

Drug distribution of any kind is a serious offense in New York, but being caught in a school zone can trigger additional penalties. If you are facing this situation, it is critical that you seek counsel from an experienced criminal defense attorney right away.

Experience Matters. Count On Michael Spano‘s Skill And Reputation.

“I am a Syracuse drug distribution defense lawyer with over 30 years of experience. Not only have I served on the other side as a Chief Deputy Assistant District Attorney in Onondaga County, but recently I was named a Super Lawyer, I stand ready to put my reputation and experience to work for you.” — Michael Spano

To reach Mr. Spano, call his office day or night. He will respond within a few hours.

Facing Enhanced Consequences? Michael Spano Is Ready To Help.

If you are found in possession, drug trafficking or selling drugs within so many feet of a school there are enhanced penalties that prosecutors can ask the judge to tack on when determining a sentence. We will do everything we can to prevent this from happening.

Our attorney knows how to handle youthful offender cases involving drug cases as well as cases where weapons charges are also a factor. In every case, looking at the facts and how the investigation was handled are vital components. We look at every angle and critically analyze each piece of evidence to build a strong defense and argument in and out of court.

Contact Us Today To Schedule A Consultation

Selling drugs in a school zone is a moral offense that the legislators and prosecutors in New York have gone after with vigor. To discuss how Michael Spano can help as your defense lawyer, call 315-350-3975 (Syracuse) or contact him online. We try to return all phone calls and emails within hours so our clients are well-informed and do not have to wait for answers and updates.