Houlton, Maine Criminal Lawyers

Michele D L Kenney Esq
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Houlton, ME Criminal Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(207) 521-5678 18 Market Square Suite 5
Houlton, ME 04730
Criminal, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
University of Maine - School of Law
Houlton, ME Criminal Law Lawyer
(207) 532-2255 23 Court St
Houlton, ME 04730
Criminal, Bankruptcy, Business and DUI
Boston University School of Law
Frank Bishop Esq
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Presque Isle, ME Criminal Law Lawyer
(207) 768-5481 99 Fort Road, Suite 5
P.O. Box 311
Presque Isle, ME 04769
Criminal, Business, Divorce and Estate Planning
General Litigation, Real Estate, Personal Injury, Workers Compensation, Insurance Law, Wills, Divorce & All Domestic Litigation, Estate Planning
Wayne Foote Esq
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Bangor, ME Criminal Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(207) 990-5855 344 Mount Hope Ave.
Bangor, ME 04402
Criminal, Appeals and DUI
University of Maine - School of Law
Attorney Foote specializies in defending those accused of OUI (DUI) and he has also successfully represented hundreds of people charged with other types of crimes – such as those involving alleged violation of federal gun and drug laws.

Mr. Foote is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, the United States District Court for the District of Maine, the State of Maine and the Passamaquoddy Tribal Court.

He has been recognized as one of the best DUI defense lawyers in Maine and the entire country. Attorney Wayne Foote the only...
William T. Bly Esq
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Portland, ME Criminal Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(207) 602-1675 19 Commercial St
2nd Floor
Portland, ME 04101
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
University of Maine - School of Law
Prior to going back to college at the age of 27, I was a member of the US Army and served in Korea, Saudi Arabia and Ft. Banning, GA as a Cavalry Scout (19D). During my time in service I made my way up through the enlisted ranks and eventually applied to OCA where I was accepted and began officer training. Unfortunately, due a serious injury sustained prior to the final phase of the course, I was unable to complete my training and eventually left the US Army, receiving an Honorable Discharge for my service to this country.

Since...
Edmund Folsom Esq
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Biddeford, ME Criminal Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(207) 710-2070 25 Pool Street
Biddeford, ME 04005
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
University of Maine School of Law and Stetson University
Criminal defense attorney with 34 years of law practice experience. Criminal defense, OUI/DUI defense, juvenile defense in greater Portland, Maine, including Portland, S.Portland, Gorham, Westbrook, Scarborough, Biddeford, Saco, Old Orchard Beach and Cumberland and York Counties generally.
Hunter J Tzovarras
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Bangor, ME Criminal Law Lawyer
(207) 941-8443 88 Hammond Street
Bangor, ME 04401
Criminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Quinnipiac University School of Law
Hunter J. Tzovarras protects people's rights and freedom in criminal defense matters in the greater Bangor, Maine area. Hunter has successfully defended people accused of homicide, sex offenses, drug charges, aggravated assault, theft, drug charges, property crimes, domestic violence, and other serious felonies and misdemeanors.

Hunter's practices focuses on defending Maine people and its visitors, working people, parents, college students, professionals, military personnel, juveniles and other individuals facing criminal charges in the greater Bangor, Maine area for charges including:

OUI / DUI / Drunk Driving

Drug Cases

Sexual Assault

Child Pornography

Homicide / Manslaughter / Murder

Vehicular Homicide

Domestic Violence

Aggravated Assault

Theft / Embezzlement

All Other Felony and Misdemeanor...
Christopher Causey Esq
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Sanford, ME Criminal Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(207) 324-4422 949 Main Street
Sanford, ME 04073
Criminal, Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
Harvard Law School and Lewis & Clark Law School
Result-oriented attorney for your personal injury, wrongful death, car accident or complex divorce. Emphasis on client satisfaction and efficient, professional service in and out of the court room. 17 years experience in Maine and Alaska law practices. Real-life experience--six years as a commercial fisherman in Kodiak, Alaska before law school. Former Federal Law Clerk for the United States District Court, District of Alaska.

I am passionate about law practice and helping people in difficult situations, whether that means a hard-fought court-room battle or a smart negotiated settlement at a conference table. I welcome your...
Meredith G. Schmid
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York, ME Criminal Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(207) 337-6040 PO Box 335
York, ME 03909
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
George Mason University School of Law
Meredith G. Schmid, an attorney formerly employed by the United States Department of Justice, aggressively represents clients in York County, Maine, who have found themselves caught up in the legal system. Attorney Meredith Schmid defends clients charged with OUI/DWI and drug-related offenses, as well as other felony and misdemeanor crimes. Meredith also tirelessly represents clients in family matter disputes including child custody, child protection, and guardianship. Prior to moving to Maine, Meredith specialized in National Security Law and Counterterrorism in Washington, D.C. As an attorney with the Department of Justice’s National Security Division, Meredith collaborated with...
Luke Rioux Esq
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Portland, ME Criminal Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(207) 956-0403 75 Pearl St. Suite 400
Portland, ME 04101
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, DUI and Domestic Violence
University of Maine School of Law
I am a Criminal Defense Lawyer based in Portland, Maine. I defends clients charged with Operating Under the Influence (OUI), Drunk Driving, Operating After Suspension or Habitual Offender Revocation, Drug Possession and Trafficking, Marijuana Offenses, Assault, Sexual Offenses, Prostitution Charges, Probation Violations, Extradition Cases, and all other Criminal matters. I Practice in State and Federal Court at the Trial and Appellate Level and handel cases throughout Cumberland, York and Androscoggin Counties. While, I specialize in Criminal Defense, I work with seven other Lawyers at the FIrm, Fairfield & Associates. Other Attorneys there handel Family Law and divorce, Juvenile Criminal Defense, Personal Injury,...
Albert Hansen
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Kennebunk, ME Criminal Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(207) 467-3767 62 Portland Rd., Ste. 44
Kennebunk, ME 04043
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Family and Traffic Tickets
Widener University Delaware School of Law
Attorney Hansen's practice areas include DWI and criminal defense, divorce and family law, as well as civil litigation, including court-approved factoring transactions. He graduated from Bates College in 1991 and Delaware Law School in 1996. He is licensed in NH, ME, and MA. As a former prosecutor and criminal contract attorney for NH and ME, Al has extensive courtroom experience with numerous jury and non-jury trials under his belt. He is a member of the NH, ME, and National Associations of Criminal Defense Lawyers, National College for DUI Defense, as well as the NH Bar Association's...
John Simpson
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Cumberland Foreside, ME Criminal Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(207) 200-5565 5 Island View Dr
Cumberland Foreside, ME 04110
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Vermont Law School
My practice areas include: Family Law - Divorce, Mediation & Child Custody, Business Law - Contracts & Other Legal Agreements, Litigation, New Business Formation, Financing & Acquisitions, Criminal Defense - OUI, OAS, White Collar Crimes, Drug possession, etc., General Litigation - Trials in District & Superior Courts, and Appeals to Maine's Supreme Judicial Court. Client service is my highest priority. Please call for a free 30 minute consultation. Weekend and evening appointments can be scheduled upon request. Phone: 207) 200-5565 email: John@SimpsonLaw.me website:...
Russell Goldsmith Esq
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Portland, ME Criminal Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(800) 773-8622 97 India Street,
Second Floor
Portland, ME 03909
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Social Security Disability
University of Maine - School of Law
Attorney Goldsmith pursued a liberal arts education at Haverford College where he graduated with a degree in Philosophy in 1987, following those studies with the immediate pursuit of a law degree. While at the University of Maine School of Law, Attorney Goldsmith was the only student in his class selected as a member of both the law school’s Law Review and Moot Court Competition Board, and did publish during his senior year an article entitled Contracting out of Maine’s Employment-At-Will Doctrine, 42 Maine Law Review 553 (July 1990). While in law school, he likewise interned at well-respected law...
Bradford Pattershall Esq
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Brunswick, ME Criminal Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(207) 373-9309 18 Pleasant St., Ste. 202
Brunswick, ME 04011
Criminal, Business, Personal Injury and Products Liability
University of Maine School of Law
Since 1999 I have provided principled and skillful representation to Maine residents and businesses in all phases of commercial, tort, and criminal litigation.
Robert Guillory Esq
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Saco, ME Criminal Law Attorney with 38 years experience
(207) 470-0230 241 Main Street
P.O. Box 57
Saco, ME 04072
Free ConsultationCriminal, Divorce, Foreclosure Defense and Landlord Tenant
University of Maine - School of Law
Over 35 years experience. General practice focusing on Divorce/Family Law, Mortgage Foreclosure Defense, Personal Injury, Landlord/Tenant and general civil and criminal litigation. Attorney Guillory is a lifelong resident of the Biddeford/Saco area. He also has many contacts and satisfied clients in the Lewiston/Auburn area. When not practicing law you can often find Bob on the golf course.
Peter J Cyr Esq
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Portland, ME Criminal Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(207) 828-5900 85 Brackett Street
Portland, ME 04102
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, Divorce and Insurance Claims
University of Maine - School of Law
Attorney Peter J. Cyr graduated from Piscataquis Community High School in 1989. Following High School, he attended Providence College where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a degree in Social Science in 1993. In 1994, attorney Cyr spent a year in Austin Texas as a VISTA Volunteer (Volunteers in Service to America)working with kids to help them stay in school. Attorney Cyr stayed in Texas and worked as a carpenter building houses West of Austin. In 1997, Peter commenced his first year at the University of Maine School of Law. He graduated Cum Laude and received the alumni...
Amy Fairfield
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Brunswick, ME Criminal Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(207) 985-9465 14 Maine Street
Suite 412F
Brunswick, ME 04011
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Family
University of Maine School of Law
Amy Fairfield is an accomplished and experienced trial attorney. Amy's commitment and determination to protecting the rights of her clients is legendary. Amy's criminal practice has included numerous high profile cases and she has represented thousands of individuals charged with serious felonies and misdemeanors. Amy's family practice focuses on divorce and parental rights and responsibilities. Amy is also a rostered Guardian ad Litem.
Dylan R. Boyd
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Portland, ME Criminal Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(207) 536-7147 6 City Center
Suite 301
Portland, ME 04101
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Estate Planning
University of Maine School of Law
Over the course of his career as a Maine attorney, Dylan Boyd has successfully represented clients at all stages of litigation. Inside the courtroom, he has zealously advocated for clients at both jury trials and hearings before judges in both criminal and civil cases. He has also guided clients to successful results outside the courtroom by negotiating advantageous deals and drafting effective legal documents. Dylan Boyd was born and raised in Boothbay Harbor, Maine. He attended the University of Vermont and earned a bachelor’s degree in English in 2006. He returned to Maine to attend the University...
Will Ashe
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Ellsworth, ME Criminal Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(207) 615-1344 192 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and White Collar Crime
University of Maine - School of Law
Experience. Aggressive. Results. My practice is devoted exclusively to fighting for individuals in Court. Criminal Defense, OUI/DUI and Divorce. I am dedicated to providing superior representation to every individual that I represent. I have been a lawyer for nearly 10 years and have a proven track record of consistent sustained success in every area that I practice. My office is conveniently located in the historic Main Grind Building on Main Street in Ellsworth, Maine.
Neal L Weinstein Esq
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Old Orchard Beach, ME Criminal Law Attorney with 38 years experience
(207) 934-2173 32 Saco Ave
Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064
Criminal, DUI, Personal Injury and White Collar Crime
Suffolk University Law School
Neal Weinstein is an attorney with over 38 years of legal practice, concentrating on defending persons charged with criminal violations, representing injured people, and representing small businesses, among other general practice areas.
Neal started practicing law as an intern at the Middlsex County District Attorney's Office, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in the Appellate Division, arguing serious felony criminal cases in the Massachusetts Supreme Court and Massachusetts Appellate Court. Following his admission to the Maine Bar, Neal initially practiced as an intern with the York County Maine District Attorney's Office before opening his own practice in Old Orchard Beach. ...
Jonathan Steven Handelman Esq
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Brunswick, ME Criminal Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(207) 373-4100 16 Union Street
Brunswick, ME 04011
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Juvenile
I have been practicing law since 2005. I represent people charged with crimes in Maine state courts in a number of coastal counties. My practice regularly brings me to Androscoggin, Cumberland, Kennebec, Knox, Lincoln, Sagadahoc, York, and Waldo counties. My clients typically have cases in Superior Court and District Court. The people I help range from juveniles to adults. Everyone deserves a vigorous defense, every case is important, and everyone deserves to be treated with respect. I do not judge my clients, I defend them.
Michael Stephen Bowser Jr.
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Kennebunk, ME Criminal Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(888) 526-9737 37 Western Ave., Unit #307
Kennebunk, ME 04043
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Personal Injury
University of New Hampshire School of Law
Attorney Bowser has successfully defended hundreds of cases for clients charged with drunk driving, commonly referred to as Operating Under the Influence (OUI) in Massachusetts and Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) in New Hampshire. He is Board Certified as a DUI Defense Specialist by the National College for DUI Defense. This certification is accredited by the American Bar Association but not regulated by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He has developed a well earned reputation for being on of the top drunk driving defenders in the area.

Attorney Bowser also handles a variety of personal injury claims for clients sustaining injury due...
Gregory LeClerc
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Standish, ME Criminal Law Attorney with 1 year experience
(207) 200-1882 36 Ossipee Trl W.
Standish, ME 04084
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Traffic Tickets
University of Maine - School of Law
Located in Standish, Maine, 1820 Law represents clients throughout Maine. Our firm focuses on criminal defense. Whether you’re a teacher, military veteran, or small business owner, we will fight to protect your rights. We bring extensive diligence and professionalism to every case and customize our support to your individual needs and concerns.
Thomas P. Elias
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York, ME Criminal Law Attorney
(207) 363-0222 28 Long Sands Road, Suite 5
York, ME 03909
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Suffolk University Law School
Top 2% of Criminal Defense Attorneys, American Society of Legal Advocates. Distinguished Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell. Client Reviews at EliasLawOffices.com. Serving Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts. Maine State Bar Association. Maine Trial Lawyers Association. York County Bar Assoc. Board of Directors. New Hampshire Bar Association. Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys.
Christian Foster Esq
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Portland , ME Criminal Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(207) 831-3384 120 Exchange Street, 6th Floor
Portland , ME 04101
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business, DUI and Employment
Zachary J. Smith
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Bangor, ME Criminal Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
(207) 573-4229 P.O. Box 1049
304 Hancock St. Suite 1K
Bangor, ME 04401
Criminal and Workers' Comp
University of Maine - School of Law
While I concentrate in criminal defense and workers' compensation, I have represented a fair number of clients on civil cases and have formed a respectable number of business entities.
Mr. Richard Lyman Hartley
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Bangor, ME Criminal Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(207) 941-0999 15 Columbia Street, Ste. 301
Bangor, ME 04401
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, DUI and White Collar Crime
University of Maine School of Law
I grew up on the shores of Sebec Lake in rural Maine. I attended Princeton University and then returned to Maine with the intention of practicing law. My entire 15 year career has been spent in the Courtroom litigating criminal cases - first as a prosecutor and now for 10 years defending persons charged with crimes in both State and Federal Courts throughout the State.
Miklos Pongratz Esq
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Windham, ME Criminal Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(207) 655-8760 76 Tandberg Trail (Route 115)
Windham, ME 04062
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Todd H Crawford Jr
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Raymond, ME Criminal Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(207) 613-2955 1288 Roosevelt Trl, Ste #3
P.O. Box 753
Raymond, ME 04071-0753
Criminal, Business, Collections and Family
University of New Hampshire School of Law
Robert Van Horn
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Ellsworth, ME Criminal Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(207) 667-2793 20 Oak Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Family and Traffic Tickets
Washington & Lee University
Michael Turndorf Esq
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Portland, ME Criminal Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(207) 729-4500 415 Congress Street
Suite 202
Portland, ME 04101
Criminal, DUI, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Franklin Pierce Law Center
Highly experienced and highly rated trial attorney. Many jury trials and hearings under his belt. Practice areas include: personal injury, medical malpractice, products liability, criminal defense, family law and litigation.
Mariah America Gleaton
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Waterville, ME Criminal Law Attorney with 4 years experience
(207) 872-0112 12 Silver Street
P.O. Box 559
Waterville, ME 04903
Criminal, Business, Collections and DUI
University of Connecticut School of Law
I have grown up in Maine attending Erskine Academy and UMaine Orono. I obtained my law degree in Connecticut (Uconn Law) and returned to practice near my home. Now that I have returned to Maine I have picked up my favorite hobbies: hiking, biking, fishing, kayaking, visiting the local towns for those small hidden gem's like Eat More Cheese, Liberal Cup, Jess's Market, Perry's Nutshop (any many others), and spending time with family and friends.
Richard Smith Berne
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Portland, ME Criminal Law Attorney with 45 years experience
(207) 871-7770 482 Congress Street Suite 402
Portland, ME 04101
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Boston University School of Law
PORTLAND MAINE CRIMINAL LAWYER & ATTORNEY

Mr. Berne has been practicing criminal law for over forty-two years. He received a B.S. degree from Harvard College, cum laude, in 1970 and his law degree from Boston University School of Law in 1974.

Prior to establishing his office in Portland, Maine, Mr. Berne served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Eastern District of New York and the Northern District of California, where he prosecuted cases involving narcotics, bank fraud, and various white collar crimes. Upon leaving the Government in 1981, he entered private practice with a nationally prominent white collar defense firm...
Walter McKee Esq
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Augusta, ME Criminal Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(207) 620-8294 133 State Street
Augusta, ME 04330
Criminal, DUI, Insurance Claims and Personal Injury
University of Maine - School of Law
Walter McKee formed McKee Billings in 2012. Mr. McKee’s work focuses on litigation. Mr. McKee's criminal defense practice ranges from traffic offenses to murder. He has been involved in countless high-profile criminal cases in Maine over the past 22 years and is a veteran of over 175 fully contested civil and criminal jury trials. Mr. McKee's practice is statewide and also includes representation of criminal defendants in federal criminal matters in Maine's federal district courts as well as the First Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston. As one Federal judge put it, Mr. McKee's defense of the accused is...
Stephen Sweatt
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Portland, ME Criminal Law Lawyer
(207) 228-1139 1250 Forest Avenue, Ste 3A
Portland, ME 04103
Criminal, Appeals, Cannabis Law and DUI
University of Maine - School of Law
Stephen Sweatt is an attorney who grew up in Scarborough, Maine, where he attended Scarborough High School. He graduated from the University of Southern Maine in with a degree in Biology, followed by earning his Juris Doctor of Laws at the University of Maine School of Law.

While in law school, Stephen served as a student attorney at the York County District Attorney's Office, negotiating at dispositional conferences, conducting case screenings, and representing the State in suppression hearings and various other criminal proceedings. Additionally, during law school, Stephen was a student attorney at the Cumberland Legal Aid Clinic, where...
Heather Staples
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Ellsworth, ME Criminal Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(207) 667-4621 70 State Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605
Criminal
University of Maine - School of Law
I am an Assistant District Attorney in Hancock & Washington Counties. Primarily, I work out of the Ellsworth DA's office.
Timothy Zerillo
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Portland, ME Criminal Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(207) 228-1139 1250 Forest Avenue, Ste 3A
Portland, ME 04103
Free ConsultationCriminal, Cannabis Law, Civil Rights and White Collar Crime
Representing Good People Who Need Legal Help in Maine - Named "Top 100" lawyer in U.S.

Tim Zerillo is a Maine lawyer who handles serious personal injury, state and federal criminal defense and other high stakes litigation matter. He work in both State and Federal Courts. Tim servies on the Board of the "National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers" is a former President of the "Maine Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers." He been recognized by the National Trial Lawyers “Top 100” attorneys. He has been elected to “New England Super Lawyers” every year since 2010.

Tim has represented people...
Sean Farris Esq
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Gardiner, ME Criminal Law Lawyer
6 Central Maine Crossing
Gardiner, ME 04345
Criminal, Business, DUI and Divorce
Franklin Pierce Law Center
Amber Lynn Tucker
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Portland, ME Criminal Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(207) 553-0399 415 Congress St., Ste. 202
P.O. Box 7542
Portland, ME 04112
Free ConsultationCriminal, Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
Erik T. Crocker
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Bangor, ME Criminal Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(207) 990-3314 61 Main Street, Suite 1
PO Box 738
Bangor, ME 04402-0738
Criminal, Business and Family
Boston College Law School
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Arrested or facing criminal charges?

Criminal law addresses the government's prosecution of individuals who have been accused of committing a crime. Such laws may be federal, state, or local. The prosecution represents the people of a particular jurisdiction, and acts on behalf of the government by bringing a case against an accused. Under the U.S. Constitution, a person accused of a crime may have the right to a criminal defense attorney during interrogations and certain other times before and during a trial.

Whether you are under police investigation, have been arrested, or are facing charges, having an advocate familiar with the criminal justice system.

Most jurisdictions classify crimes as felonies or misdemeanors, with felonies being the more serious offenses with the possibility of more severe sentences. Some criminal lawyers focus on a specific area of criminal defense law, such as white-collar crime, drug offenses, theft crimes, or violent crimes. You should consult with a criminal defense lawyer early on in the process to preserve options, such as diversion programs or plea bargains.

When hiring a criminal defense attorney, you should evaluate the experience and fee structure of the attorney. Some offer a free consultation to discuss your case.


Accomplice liability: If a person aids, assists, or encourages another in the commission of a crime, they are criminally liable as an accomplice to the crime.

Self-defense: The claim that an act otherwise criminal was legally justifiable because it was necessary to protect a person or property from the threat or action of another.