Criminal Defense

If you believe you or your business are the target of a criminal investigation, you should consult an attorney immediately.

With Barbier’s extensive experience in the field of criminal law, she is well equipped to deal with a wide variety of issues. Barbier has spent her career dealing with local, state and federal law enforcement. On the state level that includes police departments, sheriff departments, prosecutors, SLED and a wide variety of state agencies. On the federal level, she has worked closely with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”), the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”), the Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”), the Drug Enforcement Administration (“DEA”), the Secret Service (“SS”), the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”), the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”), the Social Security Administration (“SSA”), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“ICE”), Homeland Security, and Housing and Urban Development (“HUD”).

Areas of experience

White Collar Crimes

Drug Crimes

Health Care Fraud

Mail Fraud

Wire Fraud

Bank Fraud

Insurance Fraud

Mortgage Fraud

Real Estate Fraud

Securities Fraud

Tax Fraud

Consumer Fraud

RICO / Racketeering

Alcohol Related Offenses

Bank Robbery

Environmental Crimes

Public Corruption



Money Laundering

Internet Crimes / Cyber Crime

Bribery Extortion

Customs Violations


Gun and Weapons Violations

Federal Grand Jury Investigations

Federal Appeals

Post-Conviction Relief

Using her vast experience, Deborah can help clients under criminal investigation and her involvement at the early stages of an investigation can be critical. Deborah can investigate the facts surrounding the allegations and provide you with sound advice in determining the best course of action. Deborah can advise you on what to expect and how to conduct yourself during the investigation. She can counsel you in responding to a subpoena or before you testify before a grand jury.

Honors and Professional Recognition