Attorney David Gervais, Plattsburgh, New York

Attorney David Gervais is an experienced criminal defense and immigration lawyer who has helped many clients protect their rights. He is a focused and determined advocate both inside and outside the courtroom with the necessary knowledge and skill to achieve the best resolution possible for your criminal or immigration matter. Over the course of the past 8 years and spanning well over a thousand criminal cases, Attorney David Gervais has repeatedly shown devotion to his clients. He is known for exploring all avenues in order to secure the best outcome for his clients.

For example,  he has spent hours scouring acres of wilderness in search of physical evidence which supported his client’s position and after finding the evidence, he was able to ultimately secure a plea offer that reduced the prison time from 12 years down to 6. His client’s co-defendant who faced similar charges was sentenced to a 12 year term of prison in connection with this case. In a separate matter, he was successful in battling the DA’s office which vehemently opposed  allowing a defendant with a lengthy rap sheet enter a diversion program. Well prepared and determined not to let his client go to prison, Attorney Gervais was successful in convincing the judge to review his initial decision and ultimately, the client avoided prison by entering the diversion program. This client was able to maintain contact with his young son, is now working and has recently gained primary custody of his son. Without Attorney’s David Gervais’ determination and skillful representation, this defendant would still be sitting in prison.

Practice Areas

At the Law Office of David Gervais, a large part of our practice is devoted to protecting the rights of the accused in criminal matters. We represent clients in a wide range of cases, from misdemeanors to complex felony cases, in both state and federal courts. We’ve handled DWIs, drug offenses, weapons charges, burglaries, stabbings and other violent crimes. In all criminal cases, we strive to provide our clients with the high-quality legal counsel they need to mitigate the possible damages caused by a criminal conviction. We’ve been upholding and preserving the presumption of innocence since 2007.

Our practice also includes traffic offenses. We have represented individuals with speeding tickets in courts located from Buffalo to Kingston up to Plattsburgh. We have also represented large trucking companies with more serious traffic matters such as log book and overweight offenses and even DOT matters.

In addition to our criminal practice, we also provide comprehensive immigration counsel to individuals and businesses. We provides services in both English and French and in addition to possessing the unique knowledge and skill required to navigate the often complex immigration process, having the ability to practice law on either side of the American/Canadian border puts us in a privileged position. We work closely with each of our clients to identify their goals and provide effective counsel on how to achieve them. We’ve handled work visas for individuals and companies as well as worked to prevent deportation of individuals illegally residing in the United States.

Our Approach

At the Law Office of David Gervais, we are committed to providing affordable, personalized legal counsel to each of our clients. We will work with you to protect your rights and identify the best strategy for your unique situation. Our experienced attorney will take the time to answer your questions and carefully explain your options. We will always keep you informed about any important developments in your case and will actively pursue a favorable resolution of your criminal or immigration matter.

Our approach is the same whether you are faced with an A Felony or a B Misdemeanor: we determine the strengths and weaknesses of the case against you and from there, together with you, set goals and determine the best way to achieve them. We strive to provide our clients with the clearest assessment of their case so as to allow them to actively participate in their defense.  We pride ourselves in taking the time to inform the client about the law and the process. We understand that facing criminal charges and possibly lengthy prison time can be one of life’s most anxiety-inducing events and we aim to reduce our clients’  anxiety levels by providing them with clear, accurate legal information.

Contact Us

If you have been charged with a crime or are facing a difficult immigration issue, our experienced attorney is ready to help. Attorney David Gervais has the necessary knowledge and skill to protect your rights and provide the high-quality legal counsel you need to succeed with your case.

Contact our Plattsburgh office today to schedule a consultation with experienced criminal defense and immigration attorney David Gervais.

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