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Criminal Defence Lawyer Gladstone

The consequences for committing a crime in the Gladstone region can see you facing lifelong sentencing and condemnation. Therefore, when it comes to your defence, it’s crucial you seek professional representation from an experienced Criminal Defence Lawyer to help minimise the penalties you might suffer.

Legal matters can often leave you confused and the outcomes can severely affect your life. It’s therefor imperative that you have a clear understanding of the police process and the following court procedures in order to make the best decisions for you, your family, and your future.

With over 20 years of courtroom experience in both State and Federal Courts throughout Australia, Criminal Defence Lawyer David Cole provides his clients with straightforward advice and effective strategies to reach the best possible outcomes in all areas of Criminal Law, as well as Commercial Litigation, Family Law and Traffic matters.

Having good representation can mean the difference between having your freedom or suffering life-long penalties.

If you wish to brief David on your case or need any help or advice, please feel free to contact him for a strictly private and confidential discussion by telephone, or to arrange an appointment. David appears frequently in Courts in a variety of criminal matters throughout Gladstone, and is able to represent clients all across Australia.

What have you been charged with?


A criminal charge is serious and depending on the type of indictable offence, you could be facing a term of imprisonment. This could have a severe impact on your life and reputation.

Seek immediate legal advice from an experienced Criminal Defence Lawyer if you have been charged with one of the following offences:

  • Assault based offences
  • Assault occasioning actual bodily harm
  • Assault occasioning bodily harm
  • Assault or Obstruct Police
  • Break and enter
  • Burglary
  • Drug cultivation, production or importation
  • Drug trafficking
  • Supply of a dangerous drug
  • Grievous bodily harm
  • Manslaughter
  • Murder
  • Robbery
  • Sexual offences
  • Weapons offences

Are you already awaiting trial? Give yourself the best chance at being granted bail by contacting an experienced criminal lawyer as soon as possible. David will ensure that your bail application is correctly handled.

About David

David Cole Criminal Law Barrister

David is an experienced Criminal Defence Lawyer who has devoted over 20 years in the pursuit of justice in both State and Federal Courts in Gladstone and throughout Australia.

With a background in prosecution (Crown Law), David has a unique insight into both sides of the courtroom, making him the ideal representation for clients facing all manner of criminal charges in Queensland Courts, including Domestic Violence offences, Drug driving, DUI offences and other Traffic offences, Murder, Manslaughter, Sex crimes and Robbery charges.

David is available to represent you at Gladstone Magistrates Court and Gladstone District Court. Alternatively he can advise you at Gladstone Police StationWe have included their locations and contact information below.

Gladstone Magistrates & District Courts
14 Yarroon Street,
Gladstone QLD 4680
Phone: (07) 4899 1200

Gladstone Police Station
10-12 Yarroon St,
Gladstone City, 4680
Phone: (07) 4971 3222

To contact David to discuss your matter, please phone 0407 322 955 or submit an online enquiry below.

Have You Been Charged? Contact David Now

Regardless of your matter you need the best possible representation to achieve the desired outcome. David is happy to offer you a complimentary intial consultation call regarding your matter. Please fill out the form below to get started.