Mitigation Services

Criminal Defense Mitigation Services

Clinton J. Roberts & Associates are a mitigation specialist who help criminal defense attorneys in capital cases with—

  • Mitigation consulting on behalf of their clients
  • Assistance in formulating case strategies before plea negotiations and plea agreements
  • Preparing mitigation arguments and sentencing memoranda
  • Investigating the defendant’s background, assessing the mitigating factors, and planning sentencing arguments for downward departures and alternatives to incarceration

Manage Federal Statutory Sentencing Factors

In Federal cases, we manage the statutory sentencing factors enumerated in §3553(a)—

  • Presentation of artful expositions of mitigating factors in a client’s personal profile or offense conduct
  • Challenges to the assumptions underlying the guidelines as applied to a particular client
  • Articulating how the statutory objectives of sentencing would be achieved by a non-guidelines sentence
  • Helping the District Court frame a non-frivolous rationale for leniency

Experienced in Death Penalty Mitigation and Support

In death penalty cases, Clinton J. Roberts & Associates

  • Formulates post-sentencing mitigation
  • Prepares supportive information including written memoranda on behalf of a client appearing before parole and pardons panels
  • Provides advocacy for clients in Federal and State correctional facilities including prison classification, transfers, and community release

To Help Your Defense
Call (860) 278-5252 or contact us here about your case.

About Clinton J. Roberts

Clint Roberts has testified in state cases in all of Connecticut’s Judicial District Courts and in selected cases in the United States District Court 2nd and 3rd Circuits. Mr. Roberts works with privately retained criminal defense attorneys and public defenders. Mr. Roberts has been approved in specific cases to assist court appointed criminal defense attorneys in Federal cases (CJA approved cases).