Practice Areas

Lexington-based Criminal Defense Attorney Eric Ray is a criminal defense attorney who serves a wide swath of Central Kentucky. His primary areas of focus include:

  • Criminal Law, representing those who have been charged with state and federal crimes, whether felonies or misdemeanors. This includes – but is not limited to – drug crimes, traffic violations and driving under the influence.
  • Expungement, meaning the deletion or removal of a criminal record for an individual after that person has served his or her sentence.

A comprehensive and detailed list and explanation of Eric’s practice areas follows.



Criminal Defense Attorney Eric Ray, Lexington, Kentucky

Eric Ray Practices in the following Areas of the Law

If you've been charged with any of these crimes, don't talk with the police until you've talked with Eric Ray! Eric also handles expungement cases.
For help now, call Eric at 859-242-3487.

Assault Crimes

When reviewing assault crimes, it is important that you have a criminal defense attorney familiar with crucial defenses, such as self-defense or the Castle Doctrine.


Burglary crimes should be taken very seriously, especially because the punishments vary depending on the location that was allegedly burglarized.


Whether it's your first offense or not, charges of Driving Under the Influence (DUI) are very serious, and could lead to large fines, alcohol abuse classes, suspension of drivers and other licenses and/or jail time.

Drug Possession

A conviction for possession of drugs or drug paraphernalia can impact your future. A criminal defense lawyer can review your facts to see if your constitutional rights were violated by the police.

Drug Trafficking

Drug possession charges are often elevated to trafficking, even if no drug sales have been observed. A skilled criminal defense attorney can review the facts of your case to ensure that your rights are protected.


Everyone deserves a second chance and that is why Kentucky law allows Misdemeanors and even some Felonies to be expunged from your record.


Robbery crimes can have long lasting affects on you life when you consider that you can face 5-20 years in jail, depending on the degree of Robbery.

Theft & Shoplifting

A theft conviction can have an impact your ability to find future employment, which is why it is so important to have a criminal defense attorney review your case.