Category Archive

Recent Successes at LGR Law, LLC

Federal criminal defense involves not only fighting for clients before and at the initial charging stage, but also fighting for them in relation to bail, with plea agreements, at sentencing and on appeal. In the last few months, Lorraine Gauli-Rufo has been able to get some of her clients very good sentences, several of them well-below their advisory Sentencing Guideline … Read More

Financial Crimes

LGR Law handles a wide range of federal crimes, including federal financial crimes. Financial crimes are a form of theft/larceny that occur when a person or entity takes or uses money or property, that does not belong to them, or without permission of the owner, in order to gain a benefit. These crimes frequently involve fraud and deception or the … Read More

Facing a Federal Crime? Questions Involving Potential Jail Time.

Clients frequently ask me to assess their case in order to determine whether they will go to jail or not.  And why wouldn’t they?  No one wants to go to jail, and facing potential jail time is probably the number one stress factor associated with being charged with a federal crime. A client deserves on honest assessment of these factors.   … Read More

Money Laundering

The intentional concealment of funds greater than $10,000, derived from illegal activities can subject one to federal money laundering charges. According to the International Monetary Fund, approximately $600 billion to $1.5 trillion is laundered every year. Federal cases involving money laundering often go hand in hand with racketeering cases governed by the RICO Act. One of the more notable money … Read More

Computer/Internet/Cyber Crimes

Computer/Internet/Cyber Crimes With the increase in the use of computers and other electronic devices utilized to access the internet, there has been a proportionate increase in charges relating to those uses. The government brings many crimes against individuals relating to computer use.  Among the charges are crimes relating to Child Pornography (possession, distribution, advertising) Computer fraud charges such as hacking … Read More

New Law Firm Award

LGR Law, LLC is proud to announce that it has been successfully chosen as the
winner of the 2016 Corporate Intl Magazine Global Award for

Boutique Federal Criminal Defense Attorney of the Year in New Jersey

RICO – What is it, exactly?

RICO is short for the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act  which is a federal law that was passed in 1970 to fight organized crime. In a nutshell, RICO allows the federal government to charge many people for broad activities that it determines is part of an “ongoing criminal enterprise.”  Title 18, Section 1961 of the United States Code sets … Read More

Summary of 2015 Proposed Amendments to the US Sentencing Guidelines

As a law firm that specializes in federal criminal defense in New Jersey and the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, it is important that we stay on top of the United States Sentencing Guidelines and keep our clients informed as well. The following are summaries of changes to the USSG that are to take effect on November 1, 2015, absent … Read More

Contact & Location

Consultation by Appointment:

In New Jersey:
130 Pompton Avenue
Verona, New Jersey 07044

973-239-4300

In New York:
48 Wall Street, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10004

646-779-2746

Testimonials

Lorraine was an exceptional attorney who was punctual at every meeting. She called me ant text[ed] me from time to time, and she worked with the [AUSA] well.  Lorraine made sure I knew when court was and how to get there. She also [met with me] on Sundays because I could only get a ride then. We went over paperwork so I understood and [she] always told me what was going to take place.

Lorraine always dressed nice and very professional.  She only missed one meeting but had someone from her firm …

Robert E. Banks

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