If you have been arrested and subsequently convicted of a crime, it could impact your future employment. When a candidate applies for any position with a business, the potential employer has the right to conduct background checks. The information gathered from background checks may be used when deciding on your employment eligibility.
In many cases, employers are guilty of deliberately or unknowingly discriminating against candidates with a criminal conviction. There are certain circumstances where rejecting an application is justified based on the nature of a crime. However, there are also Georgia state laws and federal laws that protect the rights of those with a criminal past.
Due to rates of incarceration differing between races and genders, some groups in society are more affected than others. In fact, there are potentially severe issues with how employers interpret the law when deciding on candidate suitability for employment.
Jeff Manciagli Trial Attorney
As a trial attorney, Jeff Manciagli understands how having a criminal record can dictate your employment eligibility. In the first instance, we will attempt to minimize or have charges dropped against you. If you have already received a conviction in Atlanta, our criminal appeal representation may benefit you.
Regardless of the nature of the crime of which you are accused, every American deserves the opportunity to work and build a career. For those with a criminal conviction, there are more barriers on the path to employment. Jeff Manciagli, trial attorney in Atlanta, will use every legal mechanism available to protect your life and future.
Work can positively change the path that you take in life. With a criminal conviction closing doors on a potentially successful career, you may never have the chance to become a truly valued member of society. Jeff Manciagli and his team will fight to ensure that does not happen.
Call our offices today for legal advice or representation in Atlanta, Georgia.
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