Drug Charges

Shelby County Drug Charges Lawyer

If you have been charged with a drug crime at the state level, experienced representation like that provided by the law firm of Jim Pino & Associates, P.C. can help you. Because of the serious consequences, including jail time or loss of your driver's licenses, that accompany a conviction for drug charges, it is important to retain experienced representation. Jim Pino has over 34 years of legal experience that can be put to work for you.

We represent clients who have been charged with a variety of drug crimes, including:

  • Possession of methamphetamine (meth), cocaine, crack, and marijuana
  • Drug trafficking
  • Manufacturing
  • Prescription drug fraud involving drugs such as OxyContin™ and Xanax™ and alteration of prescriptions.

Severe Penalties

The consequences of a conviction for drug possession and other charges are severe. A conviction for possession, selling, manufacturing, or cultivating any drug results in a six month driver's license suspension. Representation from an attorney who is knowledgeable of the laws and the local court system can help you.

Attorney Jim Pino will take a hands-on approach to your case. He will conduct a thorough investigation to ensure that your rights were not violated. Law enforcement needs to follow procedures during a search and seizure and prove that the drugs found in your home or car were indeed yours. If your rights were violated during a search, we may be able to have improperly obtained evidence excluded at trial.

Many clients may qualify for pretrial diversion or deferred prosecution where they seek treatment and attend court once a week. After a certain period of time, their record can be wiped clean. We can evaluate your situation and determine whether this is an option for you.

For more information, or to schedule an appointment with an experienced drug charges defense attorney, please contact us. Jim Pino & Associates, P.C. represents clients in Pelham and throughout Shelby, Jefferson, and Chilton Counties, Alabama.