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If the federal government arrests you and charges you with cocaine trafficking or another serious drug offense, they will use their vast resources to try and convict you. Trafficking illegal drugs carries severe penalties. As soon as you suspect you are under investigation, seek experienced legal counsel immediately.

Years of Experience Staying Ahead of Prosecutors

I am Jeff Manciagli, a cocaine trafficking defense attorney with over 25 years of experience in serving Fulton County, Gwinnett County and the surroounding areas. Since I began to practice law in 1987, I know how to stay ahead of federal and state prosecutors with ample resources to try and secure a conviction. When the stakes are high, I do not back down. I will take every opportunity to protect your rights with an aggressive defense strategy.

If you are accused of drug trafficking, contact our firm for a free initial consultation. I will apply my years of experience and legal skills focused on protecting your rights at every turn possible.

Understanding Federal Cocaine Trafficking Penalties

Even for a first-time trafficking offense, trafficking cocaine or crack cocaine can result in hefty penalties based on the amount in question:

  • 28 grams or more punishable with three years in prison and a $50,000 fine
  • 500 grams or more punishable with five years in prison and a $100,000 fine
  • A kilogram or more punishable with 15 years in prison and a $250,000 fine
  • 10 kilos or more punishable with life in prison without parole

Because I have in-depth knowledge of both state and federal sentencing guidelines, I can develop a sound drug defense strategy that seeks the lowest possible penalty in every case.

Protecting Your Rights at Every Turn Possible

Whether you are charged with drug importation, possession with intent to distribute or selling/distributing cocaine, federal prosecutors must prove every element of the cocaine trafficking charges against you. Federal drug enforcement authorities typically proceed to trial only if they believe they have a strong case. I will build a strong defense by carefully examining how evidence was obtained. Any evidence including drugs, paraphernalia and other associated items illegally seized by law enforcement cannot be used to prove the elements of the crime.

Contact a Gwinnett County Drug Possession and Distribution Lawyer

I know what is at stake for you. I regularly work closely with federal court prosecutors and judges and know how to build a solid defense against cocaine trafficking and other drug crimes. Put my knowledge and zealous defense to work for you. Contact our Cocaine Trafficking Defense Attorney for a free consultation so we can begin working for you.

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    Our Client Reviews

    Jeff Manciagli, Trial Attorney

    4.9 / 5.0

    I was very pleased with the services Mr. Manciagli provided. He was professional, explained everything throughly, and most importantly Mr. Manciagli was able to get my case dismissed. I would refer him to anyone seeking legal council. My case was handled with absolute discretion and expertise.


    I Highly Recommend Mr. Manciagli To Anyone looking for a great outcome with whatever their situation might be Mr. Manciagli has been of great help and i am beyond bless Since the day i met him At Only 3 weeks of contacting him for early termination on Federal Supervise Release He Was Able to Get My Motion Granted Which means I Got Early Termination and At All Times Mr Manciagli kept in contact with me kept me informed of my case and answered all my questions and i got the best outcome from this experience Thank You So Much Mr Manciagli Extremely Grateful

    Usha D

    Mr. Manciagli has been a God send help for me in my legal defense. He was very prompt in his response and willing to help and assist as and when needed. He made me feel secured, protected, and well represented. He stepped in and took good care of all of the legal matters. He quickly understood what I was dealing with and knew how to handle the issues on a timely and professional manner. His experience, friendly attitude and mannerism is commendable. Thank you, Mr. Manciagli for your help!

    A. M.

    Mr. Manciagli has done so much in so little time. In less than one month he was able to contact the courts and got me early termination for my supervised release. I am so grateful, he works fast and always stayed in contact with me. I highly recommend my attorney to everyone I am very satisfied with Mr. Manciagli. Very grateful to him for all he has done since the day I met him. He's just the best.


    Mr. Manciagli has lived and traveled all over the world, including Latin America, and his legal work has taken him to Colombia, Mexico, Guatemala, Panama, and Jamaica. It was important for me, as a foreigner in the U.S., to have an attorney who understood me from a cultural level and who I could speak to in Spanish. If you or a loved one needs a criminal defense attorney, Jeff Manciagli is the attorney you should call.


    Jeff was recommended by a friend. I am very pleased with the way my case was handled & the outcome was very satisfactory. I would recommend him.


    Entered into a drug case (1/2 oz of molly & 1g. of marijuana)..... I have 3+ felonies....Jeff got me 6 months house arrest & probation.....definite prison time without him.......reasonable priced....Thanks Jeff.


    My lawyer in FL recommended Jeff when I got arrested in GA and didn't know what to do. I got pulled over in a cash-cow speed trap town 20 miles above the state line and they called a K-9 unit and got probable cause to search my car. I was livid and felt so violated. Luckily I hired the best of the best. Jeff always called/emailed me back promptly when I had questions about my case, and Always spoke to me as an equal. He took care of everything and when it came time to go to court was honest and logical in discussing what was best and how my plea would affect my future. Under his council I felt calm and in control. I was facing 3 misdemeanor charges and got them all dropped on the condition that I do a small amount of community service, pay a fine, and don't get in any more trouble for a few months. I didn't even get points on my license for the original speeding ticket. At the end of the day, money is replaceable- my time and freedom are not. If I or anyone I know ever has trouble in GA again, I will be calling Jeff.

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