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Mark Chandler | Attorney at Law
Jefferson County’s first full-time “Drug Czar,” Mark Chandler began his career in 1986 as Chief Narcotics Prosecutor in the Jefferson County Prosecutor’s office. In 1990, after many successful drug convictions, Mr. Chandler applied his extensive expertise in criminal law to defense. He has been successfully defending clients from criminal charges ever since.
His successful track record has earned him respect among his peers and clients. Mr. Chandler attributes his reputation to the high priority he places on client relationships. In order to provide the best defense, he feels it is important to really care about the client – to walk a mile in their shoes.
Areas of Practice
- Drug Crimes
- Probation Violation
- Felony Crimes:
State & Federal
- Weapons Charges
- Violent Crimes
- White Collar Crimes
- Burglary & Theft
"Defending a client is not just about the legal issues - it's personal, emotional. We recognize that it's a stressful time, and we try to make a bad situation as painless as possible."Mark Chandler
Beyond the client relationship, Mark Chandler relies on his 25 years of experience in criminal law to successfully defend his clients. Experience has taught him that criminal investigations can devastate people’s lives. Overzealous prosecutors can “make good people feel bad.” Questions raised during the investigation can color the opinions of colleagues, friends and relatives interviewed. Mr. Chandler takes a proactive approach with pre-emptive investigations that, with careful and meticulous preparation, can turn the tables on the prosecution.
The results speak for themselves. Mr. Chandler has had tremendously successful trial experience.