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William Coffield
Featured Lawyer
Criminal Defense Law

1101 17th NW St, STE 1100, Washington, DC 20036


Bill Coffield has successfully represented corporations, corporate officers of major corporations, and public sector officials, including The White House and The United States Congress, for over twenty-five years. He is AV Peer Rated by Martindale Hubbell, is ranked a Super Lawyer by Thompson Reuters, and has been named a Top One Hundred Trial Lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers Association. In 2015 Bill was made a Fellow in the Litigation Counselors of America. His areas of practice and expertise include white collar and complex civil litigation. Bill regularly advises clients on how to strategically navigate high-profile investigations by federal agencies, Congress, and foreign governments. Bill attended Fordham University and The University of Miami. He served in the US Army as an Infantry Officer. He is a graduate of numerous Military programs, to include the U.S. Army\'s Airborne and Ranger Schools. He was Executive Assistant to Congressman Bill Emerson from 1985 to 1991.

John Coniglio
Featured Lawyer
Criminal Defense Law

490 Calle Principal, Monterey, CA 93940


With over 17 years of experience practicing law, California Attorney, John R. Coniglio brings knowledge and wisdom to every case he handles. His breadth of experience serves as a platform for the tenacity and attention to detail that produces successful results and satisfied clients. He has represented individuals facing serious criminal charges. He has been recognized several times in the news as an impressive criminal defense lawyer. Mr. Coniglio is often consulted by other attorneys due to his expertise in the fields of DUI, including prescription and illegal drug cases where persons have been charged with vehicular manslaughter/murder. Because John R. Coniglio has developed a reputation for the highest level of representation and ethical standards, he is often referred to cases by local judges and prosecutors. Attorney, John R. Coniglio is an experienced catastrophic personal injury lawyer.... Read more@

John Conrad
Charter Member
Criminal Defense Law

310 S 4th Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55415, USA


John is a founding partner at Conard Nelson Schaffer and has built a reputation as a trial lawyer that people rely upon in their most serious matters. Recognized as one of the top trial lawyers in the country, attorney John devotes his practice to defending the rights and liberties of those facing white collar crime accusations and other serious criminal charges. John Conard represents clients throughout the Twin Cities region and across the state who need solid, effective defense strategies in order to fight the charges against them and preserve their freedom. Certified by the Minnesota State Bar Association as a criminal law specialist, John has successfully handled more than 2,000 cases in state and federal courts throughout the country during the course of his 10-year career. From federal crimes and violent offenses to DUI/DWI charges and relatively minor misdemeanors, John has the experience and resources necessary to handle any criminal case regardless of how complex or challenging.

Jace D. Cook
Charter Member
Criminal Defense Law

5 Centerpointe DR, STE 400, Lake Oswego, OR 97035-8661


Founder of Cook Law, Jace D. Cook received his J.D. from Lewis & Clark Law School in 2015. Prior to law school, Mr. Cook lived in Germany and studied principles of European company law, Anglo American law, negotiation, arbitration, and dispute resolution at Friedrich Schiller University’s School of Law. Since passing the Oregon bar in 2016, Mr. Cook has practiced criminal defense, family law, wills, trusts & probate, personal injury, and business law. In addition to Lawyers of Distinction, the legal associations Mr. Cook is a member of include The National Trial Lawyers, The International Wine Law Association, The Christian Legal Society, The Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, The Clackamas County Bar Association, the Oregon State Bar, and the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon.

Ashley Cooper
Distinguished Lawyer
Criminal Defense Law

502 Mulberry Street, Macon, 31201, United States


Ashley is a graduate of the Appalachian School of Law in Grundy, Virginia, where she focused her studies on trial advocacy and criminal law. During law school, she interned with the Honorable John S. McLellan, III, of the Second Judicial District in Sullivan County, Tennessee. Ashley primarily concentrates her practice in the areas of criminal law, juvenile criminal defense, juvenile dependency proceedings, family law, DFCS cases, and appellate law. She has extensive trial experience, both in the Juvenile Courts of Georgia and the Superior Courts of Georgia. After handling thousands of cases in the DA’s Office, Ashley decided that she would spend the rest of her career committed to defending teenagers, not locking them up. In 2013, Ashley started her own law firm, where she built her practice focusing on civil litigation, domestic relations, criminal defense, juvenile defense, juvenile dependency proceedings, and criminal appeals.