Criminal Law

Criminal Law

The outcome of any case is determined by a range of different factors. The jury, the evidence, your criminal history and the decision of the judge all have the potential to decide the verdict of your charges. Perhaps the most important factor, however, is the criminal defense attorney you select to represent you. When you entrust your case to John Andrew Goodridge, Attorney at Law in Evansville, you can be sure you will have the advocacy of a qualified criminal lawyer on your side. Our firm fights to ensure that clients are afforded the fair trial they are guaranteed by law, so whether you are facing a misdemeanor or more serious felony charge our dedicated trial experienced lawyers are here to defend you.

Federal Death Penalty attorney with 20 years of trial experience in Criminal Law matters.

  • Federal Death Penalty qualified
  • State Death Penalty qualified
  • State & Federal Violent Crimes
  • State & Federal Appeals
  • LWOP (Life Without Parole)


Types of Cases We Can Help With

In many cases, clients face multiple charges that overlap. This means an attorney who focuses exclusively on DUI or assault and battery cases may not offer the breadth of knowledge necessary to sufficiently defend you. Our firm handles a range of different charges, including:

  • Weapons charges-State & Federal
  • Assault and battery
  • Theft
  • Criminal trespassing
  • DUI/DWI/OUI/OWI
  • Probation violations
  • Obstruction
  • Drug offenses-State & Federal
  • Juvenile crimes
  • Federal Conspiracy
  • Federal Drug Charge Defense
  • State and Federal PCR
  • State and Federal Modifications
  • Expungements
  • Murder and manslaughter-State & Federal
  • Appeals-State and Federal
  • Protecting Your Rights


Facing criminal charges is one of the most stressful situations to be in. Whether it's a misdemeanor drug offense or a felony charge of violence, you need an advocate who will stand by your side and ensure your rights are protected. A criminal defense attorney can provide these services, and John Andrew Goodridge, Attorney at Law serves clients throughout Evansville. If you are in Boonville, Chandler, Cynthiana, Darmstadt, Fort Branch, Haubstadt, Mount Vernon, Newburgh, Petersburg, Princeton, Poseyville, Rockport or Wadesville, you can trust our firm for legal advice and representation. Reach out to us at 812-423-5535.

  • John Andrew Goodridge, Attorney at Law

    1925 West Franklin Street
    Evansville, IN 47712

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    Mon: 8:00AM-4:30PM
    Tue: 8:00AM-4:30PM
    Wed: 8:00AM-4:30PM
    Thu: 8:00AM-4:30PM
    Fri: 8:00AM-4:00PM
    Sat: Closed
    Sun: Closed