According to NBC 7 News, 34-year-old Jordan Bucklew has been accused of an inappropriate relationship with a student. Mr. Bucklew was arrested on Monday under suspicion of sex crimes with a minor. Bucklew was a basketball coach at Coronado High School. It appears the victim was a member of the school’s female varsity team, the team Bucklew helped coach. CBS has also published a story about the arrest, as well as hotline victims’ information for additional victims to reach out to. Per their report, anyone with information about additional victims should call Detective Jade Gutzmer at (619) 522-6458. Offenses against women, children, and sex offenses are very serious crimes. If you’re currently looking for sex crimes attorneys in San Diego, keep reading. We may be able to defend you.
Sex crimes are some of the notorious charges that can be filed against an individual. In addition, crimes against children present grave dangers to those accused. From initial backlash and community scorn to potential long prison sentences and additional dangers that lurk behind bars, if you’ve been accused of a sexual offense you may need to lawyer up quickly. Marc Kohnen is an award-winning criminal defense attorney in San Diego, CA. Marc is licensed in state and federal courts, which may be helpful for you if you’ve been charged with a sex-based offense, as many cases get picked up by the feds.
There are a plethora of criminal lawyers in San Diego. We encourage you to take full advantage of this. If you’ve been charged with a crime it may be in your best interest to speak to different attorneys. Getting multiple opinions may help you make a decision on which law firm is best suited to defend your charge(s). San Diego defense attorney Marc Kohen offers free consultations. As always, your meeting with Marc and what you discuss with him is confidential. Marc holds a 9.9 Avvo rating and has been recognized by Super Lawyers as a top-rated San Diego criminal defense lawyer. Mr. Kohnen would be more than happy to answer your questions. If you do wish to schedule a meeting with our firm, click here.
Transparency is very important to our firm. It’s vital for you to be open and honest with Mr. Kohnen, or with any attorney you choose to retain. The more we know about your situation the better we can advise you of our legal opinions. Our law firm represents clients who have been accused of all sorts of criminal charges. However, for those of you who have been arrested or indicted for sexual offenses, you may want to move quickly to select an attorney. Getting out in front of a sexual charge may help mitigate damage control. Here are some things to consider after a sex charge.
Sex offenses and crimes against children and women are looked down upon. There is nothing you can do to change the stigma that a sex crime accusation carries. However, you can do things to manage damage control and protect your reputation. Again, our website does not provide legal advice. If you’re looking for legal advice then call our law firm at (619) 398-2500. Our website, and this article, portray our opinions. With that said, our opinion is that by lawyering up and defending yourself it shows your family, your friends, and even the prosecution that you’re ready to fight.
In addition, if we represent you we will most likely ask you to stay quiet and to not address the media or press. That means you get to be blunt with those pressing you for information by letting them know they need to talk to your attorney. Being accused of a sex crime can wreak havoc in your home. It can also put a strain on your kids, especially if they are old enough to understand the charges you are facing. If you want to do all you can to protect your reputation and your family, you may want to speak with sex crimes attorneys in San Diego.
California is an at-will state, which means your employer can most likely let you go without giving you a reason. Now, it may be obvious to you and to everyone at your office that you got canned because of criminal accusations. So, if you want to try to “stay face” and keep your workplace reputation you may want to “come out swinging” when it comes to defending your name. No, we’re not talking about physical violence. We mean that if you come out and hire an attorney and work toward claiming your innocence it may help lessen the negative perception of those around you.
If you’re ready to hire a sex crimes attorney in San Diego, we can help. Click here to schedule a free consultation with a San Diego criminal defense attorney. Mr. Kohnen will gladly meet with you in our office, or if you prefer to meet at your home, he can accommodate. If you are searching for a San Diego defense attorney for a loved one who is currently in custody, we can also provide a consult. Contact our law firm and Mr. Kohnen can arrange to meet privately with your loved one at the jail or prison they are being housed at.
The Law Office of Marc Kohnen is an award-winning criminal defense practice located in Downtown San Diego. We are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If you, or a loved one, require the assistance of a defense attorney we are here to help.