As a Federal Sentencing Defense Attorney, Robert Malove is on the cutting edge of the developments taking place in the area of federal sentencing law.
In 2005, the United States Supreme Court ruled that the mandatory provision of the United States Sentencing Guidelines was unconstitutional and held the guidelines “advisory” – to be an equal among other factors sentencing courts must consider. Since that time, there have been several Supreme Court decisions have invited criminal defense lawyers to fashion persuasive legal arguments calling for truly individualized sentencing.
The art of sentencing advocacy is a required skill of all criminal defense attorneys but is especially crucial in federal cases. The firm stays informed of changes in sentencing procedures, stays innovative in its post-Booker sentencing strategies and is actively aware of judicial and legislative developments. While it is essential to confront criminal charges head-on, it is of no less vital importance to be mindful of developing a possible sentencing strategy throughout the duration of each case.
The firm aims to provide the most effective and result-producing sentencing advocacy through exhaustive research, the filing of academically superior briefs, motions, and the vigorous pursuit of successful negotiations with the power of full engagement.