Since 1986 Joe Thigpen has represented hundreds of individuals accused of crimes in United States Federal Court. Most cases in Federal Court deal with illegal drugs, such as crack cocaine, methamphetamine, and marijuana. Joe has dealt with drug cases, involving individuals and conspiracies. Joe Thigpen has also successfully represented people accused to bank robbery, tax evasion and other federal crimes. Any representation in Federal Court must necessarily start with a good understanding of the United States Sentencing Guidelines and their application to your. While it is true that since the United States Supreme Court case in Booker, the guidelines are advisory, understanding the guidelines is critical in evaluating your case.