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Wrongful Conviction

Top Rated And Elite Buffalo, New York Wrongful Conviction Attorneys

Jed Dietrich, Esq. and His Team of Lawyers and Paralegals at the Dietrich Law Firm P.C., Recognized as a Best Law Firm of America, Fight to Obtain the Best Result for People Who Were Wrongfully Convicted of Crimes They Did Not Commit.


Scale and books America prides its justice system on suspects being innocent until proven guilty. Unfortunately, sometimes this system fails and an innocent person can be convicted and sent to prison for a crime they did not commit. There are far too many documented cases where the wrongfully convicted have been found to be completely innocent, only after spending years behind bars. Since 1989, there have been over 2,470 exonerations throughout the United States. Innocent people that have been exonerated have spent a combined excess of 21,725 years in prison. This not only has a detrimental impact on the innocent person in prison, but also adversely affects their family, who loses their loved one. Additionally, the victim of the crime does not receive proper justice, and the community remains unsafe because the true perpetrator is not incarcerated and still poses a danger to society.

Wrongful convictions only create more victims. Innocent people in prison are often permanently affected by traumatic prison experiences and egregious time spent away from family members and loved ones. Every minute a person erroneously spends in prison is irredeemable, as they will never be able to fully make up for lost time. In an alarming number of wrongful convictions, deliberate government misconduct played a fundamental role in obtaining the conviction. For those unfortunate enough to be incarcerated for a crime they did not commit, they may have a legal basis to seek compensation from the government. While there are various reasons why someone may be wrongfully convicted, no reason is good enough for allowing innocent victims to suffer and waste their lives away in prison.

If you, or a loved one, were wrongfully convicted, contact the Dietrich Law Firm P.C. today. Schedule your free consultation now so that Jed Dietrich, Esq. can investigate your case and fight for the compensation you deserve for the time you were wrongfully incarcerated. If you were exonerated, contact Jed Dietrich, Esq., recognized as a Best Lawyer of America and New York Super Lawyer, today to find out how we can help you obtain the compensation you deserve. The Dietrich Law Firm P.C.’s team of wrongful conviction attorneys in Buffalo, New York is highly experienced, aggressive, tenacious and hardworking. Every day, Jed Dietrich, Esq. is determined, disciplined and dedicated to obtaining the best possible results for victims of wrongful convictions. Contact us today at 716-839-3939 to find out if you may be entitled to monetary compensation. We can be reached 24 hours per day and 7 days per week.

We believe that you should be compensated for all of your losses that you suffered because of a wrongful conviction, including your pain and suffering, emotional distress, loss of liberty, loss of time, loss of consortium, psychological damages and economic injuries. Jed Dietrich, Esq. has obtained over $150 million in verdicts and settlements for his clients, and he will fight to get the best result possible for you. Hire the Dietrich Legal Team of Buffalo, New York wrongful conviction attorneys to battle to attempt to obtain the best result for your wrongful conviction lawsuit.

What Is A Wrongful Conviction?

Prison bars An individual is considered to be wrongfully convicted when they are, in fact, innocent, yet they are convicted by a judge, jury or other court of law for a crime. A person is required to have been incarcerated and then be proven innocent of the crime that they were in prison for in order to file a wrongful conviction lawsuit. Reversals of convictions due to judicial errors or other technicalities are not sufficient.

The Innocence Project has shown that the principal causes of wrongful convictions include:

  1. Eyewitness misidentification;
  2. Poor training;
  3. Negligence and transgressions in forensic laboratories;
  4. The use of jailhouse snitches;
  5. False confessions;
  6. Inept or unsatisfactory defense attorneys;
  7. Police corruption; and
  8. Prosecutorial missteps or misconduct.

According to Sir William Blackstone, an English jurist and professor of law, it is better that ten guilty persons escape, than that one innocent suffers. Our team of wrongful conviction lawyers in Buffalo, New York are dedicated and determined to fight for the justice that you deserve if you were wrongfully convicted in Buffalo, New York; Niagara Falls, New York; Rochester, New York or throughout New York State. The Dietrich Law Firm P.C. is recognized as a Best Law Firm of America and our experienced team of lawyers and paralegals will treat you with the respect and compassion that you deserve. Contact us today at 716-839-3939 so that we can help you.

WERE YOU WRONGFULLY CONVICTED OF A CRIME THAT YOU DID NOT COMMIT IN BUFFALO, NIAGARA FALLS, ROCHESTER OR OTHER PARTS OF NEW YORK STATE?

CALL JED DIETRICH, ESQ. AND HIS TOP RATED AND HIGHLY EXPERIENCED TEAM OF WRONGFUL CONVICTION ATTORNEYS IN BUFFALO, NEW YORK AT 716-839-3939 NOW TO OBTAIN THE HELP THAT YOU NEED!

Contact An Experienced Buffalo, New York Wrongful Conviction Attorney

One of the most troubling occurrences throughout the criminal justice system is discovering that an innocent person was convicted, locked up in prison and exposed to atrocious violations of their Constitutional rights. Regretfully, wrongful convictions happened much more frequently than people realize. New York State has witnessed a continued crisis of wrongful convictions, with numerous individuals being released from prison after spending years locked up for crimes they did not commit.

Our firm is dedicated to assisting innocent clients who were wrongly convicted and incarcerated for crimes they did not commit. If you, or a loved one, were wrongfully convicted of a crime you did not commit, our team of Buffalo, New York wrongful conviction attorneys can help you pursue the justice that you rightfully deserve. Our experienced attorneys will provide sound legal advice on the most effective strategies to rectify your severe injustice.

Those who were wrongfully convicted may be able to pursue a claim under the Unjust Conviction and Imprisonment Act in the New York Court of Claims, as well as through a civil rights lawsuit. We will file a claim on your behalf and aggressively and tenaciously pursue the best available outcome for your case. Our wrongful conviction lawyers handle a broad spectrum of complex matters, including:

  1. Wrongful convictions;
  2. Incarceration by mistake;
  3. Coerced confessions;
  4. False arrests;
  5. Malicious prosecutions;
  6. Exonerations;
  7. Brady violations;
  8. Mismanaged, tainted or fabrication of evidence; and
  9. Police misconduct.

If you suffered a grave injustice caused by a wrongful conviction, contact our team of Buffalo, New York wrongful conviction lawyers today for your free consultation. Generally, lawsuits must be filed within 2 years after receiving a dismissal or pardon of the indictment or complaint that resulted in your conviction. Please, do not delay. The Dietrich Law Firm P.C. team is available 24 hours per day and 7 days per week at 716-839-3939 to help you. Contact us today.


Call the Dietrich Law Firm P.C. immediately at 716-839-3939 so that our aggressive, tenacious and hardworking personal injury lawyers can fight to obtain the best result for your personal injury claim in Buffalo, New York. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and there is never a fee until we WIN for you!

Client Reviews
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I am a medical doctor and have worked with many of the best lawyers in Buffalo and I can say without question that Jed Dietrich is the only lawyer I would trust with my injury case in Buffalo New York. B.O.
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Dogged, Determined, and Dead-set on getting you the Maximum settlement for your injuries! T.F.
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No one will work harder, smarter or better; I have retained Jed and he obtained the best result for my case. D.P.
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