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Political Corruption Defense

Political And Public Official Corruption Cases in White Plains, NY

The New York criminal lawyers of Tilem & Associates have extensive experience handling an array of high-profile criminal cases and are experienced and prepared to deal with the challenges posed in political corruption criminal prosecutions or the prosecution of public officials. Specific challenges having to do with news reporters and news outlets including newspaper, television and radio reports, and collateral consequences of an arrest or a conviction can pose special challenges. There is a no one size fits all approach to defending those accused of political corruption.


The lawyers at Tilem & Associates have a unique combination of experiences in representing clients in politically charged and complex New York Election Law matters and also have extensive experience in representing clients in complex and high-profile criminal cases. These experiences, combined with the skilled and thoughtful representation that our lawyers are known for, can help you achieve the very best possible outcome in your case.

An individual may find themselves charged with an array of different possible corruption charges, including:

  • Conspiracy
  • Mail fraud
  • Wire fraud
  • Bribery
  • Bribe receiving
  • False statements
  • Perjury
  • Official misconduct
  • Honest Services Fraud
  • Criminal Election Law Offenses
  • Notary Fraud
  • Many others
Difficulties Associated With Corruption Charges

Political corruption cases present unique challenges for people accused of these very serious crimes. Firstly, the political and social environment often stacks the deck against politicians accused of crimes. These types of charges play into the biases that currently exist against politicians and sometimes finding jurors and judges who can be fair and impartial can be particularly challenging.

Recent high profile political corruption cases, show the lack of patience that the courts and jurors have for these cases and further poison the public toward politicians and the political process.

Clients Need a Defense That Makes Sense

Our lawyers can help formulate a comprehensive and sensible defense to political corruption charges. Sometimes political corruption charges can be hard to prove and often require a prosecutor to prove why a public official made a certain decision. Therefore, the decision making process of the politician or public official may be a central part of the trial.

Criminal Lawyers in New York Uniquely Experienced to Handle Corruption Cases

At the law firm of Tilem & Associates we have a unique set of experiences that assists us in representing people charged in cases linked to political corruption. Mr. Tilem was a former prosecutor and has extensive experience in federal and state courts defending those accused of very serious crimes.

Additionally, Mr. Tilem’s unique set of experiences as both a former town attorney and his experiences in election law and other political type cases grant him a truly unique perspective in defending New York corruption cases.

Call Tilem & Associates Today for the Aggressive Defense You Need

As a New York criminal attorney, Peter Tilem has experience representing clients throughout Westchester, New York City and Rockland, including a political corruption case he handled recently in Rockland County. If you have been arrested or are under investigation for any type of political corruption call us today for a free consultation.

Get in touch with a criminal attorney in New York today at 877-377-8666 today!

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