Criminal Defense

Dale A. Hayes, Jr., Esq. manages the firm’s criminal defense division. Dale Hayes Jr. began his Las Vegas criminal defense practice even before he was licensed, defending juveniles accused of crimes (being “delinquent”) as a student attorney of the Thomas & Mack Legal Clinic. Nearly two decades later, the criminal defense attorneys at HAYES | WAKAYAMA continue to provide focused and aggressive criminal defense. Whether you simply need a warrant quashed or are facing high level drug trafficking charges, the criminal defense attorneys at HAYES | WAKAYAMA are ready to dedicate themselves to your case.  We handle misdemeanor, gross-misdemeanor and felony cases. Our criminal defense attorneys have received the highest and most distinctive attorney awards in the industry. In addition to receiving attorney awards, and based solely upon client reviews, the criminal defense attorneys at HAYES | WAKAYAMA have also received prestigious client-review awards and accolades. The criminal defense attorneys at HAYES | WAKAYAMA handle your case from its inception until it is closed and even after that if a client wants his or her record to be sealed.  We do not farm out cases because a plea agreement cannot be reached and we promise to always be available to our valued clients.  The criminal defense attorneys at HAYES | WAKAYAMA understand and appreciate how disruptive and scary a criminal charge can be.  Our firm handles all aspects of your case, including collateral administrative proceedings. If you are in custody, we will fight to get you released as quickly as possible. If you are out of custody, our clients’ sole obligation is to read our letters and maintain open lines of communication with us. The criminal defense attorneys at HAYES | WAKAYAMA offer a free and confidential consultation to all prospective clients.  You should be comfortable and trust an attorney before you hire him of her to fight for you. The charges in which we most frequently defend against are set forth below. However, if you have been accused of any crime in Nevada, please contact our office to schedule a free and confidential consultation with one of our Las Vegas criminal defense attorneys.