Federal Criminal Defense, United States

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At Criminal Center LLC, we provide the following legal services.

Federal Criminal Defense

If you have been charged with a federal crime, you need a federal criminal defense lawyer to represent you. Contact us to learn more about how we can help.

Federal Prison Consulting

Have you been charged with a federal crime? If so, our federal prison consultants can help. Contact us today to learn about early release opportunities.

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Federal Criminal Defense Lawyer

About Criminal Center LLC

The Law Offices of Grant Smaldone is a boutique federal criminal defense law firm focusing on federal criminal defense and federal prison matters. Contact us today to learn how we can help you serve the least amount of time in the best federal prison with the earliest opportunity for release.

Federal Criminal Defense Legal Team

Meet the team

The Law Offices of Grant Smaldone is a boutique federal criminal defense firm specializing in federal criminal defense and federal prison matters. We help clients serve the least amount of time in the best federal prisons with the earliest opportunities for release.

Grant Smaldone

Principal Attorney

Grant Smaldone is a federal criminal defense attorney in Charleston, South Carolina. Mr. Smaldone earned his law degree from the Charleston School of Law. While admitted to practice in South Carolina, he primarily practices state and federal criminal defense in the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina and the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. Licensed since 2011, Mr. Smaldone has represented hundreds of clients in South Carolina state and federal courts. He was named a 2021-2022 Super Lawyers Rising Star.

Christopher Zoukis

Director, Prison Consulting Division

Christopher Zoukis is a nationally recognized federal prison expert. He is the author of the Federal Criminal Defendant’s Handbook (Middle Street Publishing, forthcoming 2022), The Habeas Citebook: Ineffective Assistance of Counsel (Prison Legal News Publishing, forthcoming 3rd Edition 2022), Directory of Federal Prisons (Middle Street Publishing, 2020), Federal Prison Handbook (Middle Street Publishing, 2017), Prison Education Guide (Prison Legal News Publishing, 2017), and College for Convicts (McFarland & Company, 2014).

Dale Chappell

Litigation Coordinator

Dale Chappell served over 13 years in the Federal Bureau of Prisons. While serving time, he authored hundreds of articles and several criminal law books and assisted over a hundred fellow prisoners with federal habeas petitions.

Kimberly Zoukis

Client Care Coordinator

Kimberly Cantrell is the law firm’s Client Care Coordinator and administrative assistant. She has been with the Law Offices of Grant Smaldone since 2019. She has over seven years of experience working with Compass Group in various client relations functions. While at Compass Group, she attended the prestigious Manager-in-Training program. She now manages client care needs and other administrative matters.

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Charleston, SC 29401

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