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The United States Constitution grants important rights to any person accused of a crime including due process, the right to a fair and speedy trial, the right to representation by counsel, the right to remain silent and to be free of unreasonable searches and seizures.


When choosing a criminal defense attorney in Alaska, consider the lawyer's training, experience, ratings and reviews. Attorneys that practice within the criminal justice system tend to focus on certain types of cases in either state or federal court.


Most criminal defense attorneys provide a free consultation to discuss the facts of your case and defenses that might apply. Before you decide on which attorney to hire, meet with several different attorneys in their office to discuss the case and the attorney fees required for representation.


Once you decide which attorney to hire, make sure you and the attorney sign a written fee agreement or contract that describes the attorney fees required at each stage of the case including during pre-trial negotiations, motion hearings and a bench or jury trial.


A criminal defense lawyer in Alaska should fight to protect the rights of his or her client in a criminal case against felony or misdemeanor charges... Read more »

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Richard Payne

Richard Payne
Denali Law Group
360 Main Street
Wasilla, AK 99654
Licensed for 22 years, Richard Payne is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer... read more >

Ben Crittenden

Ben Crittenden
Law Office of Ben Crittenden
750 W 2nd Ave #200
Anchorage, AK 99501
Licensed for 14 years, Ben Crittenden is a Criminal Defense and Motor Vehicle Accidents lawyer who attended Georgetown University Law Cente... read more >

Robert M Herz

Robert M Herz
Law Offices of Robert Herz, P.C.
425 G Street Suite 600
Anchorage, AK 99501
Robert M Herz is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Steven M Wells

Steven M Wells
Law Offices of Steve M. Wells
431 West 7th Avenue Suite 107
Anchorage, AK 99501
Steven M Wells is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Evan Barrickman

Evan Barrickman
The Law Office of Evan Barrickman
745 West 4th Avenue
Anchorage, AK 99501
Evan Barrickman is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer... read more >

Burke T. Wonnell

Burke T. Wonnell
T. Burke Wonnell Attorney At Law
801 B Street Suite #101
Anchorage, AK 99501
Burke T. Wonnell is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI / Drunk Driving lawyer... read more >

Joseph Raymond Skrha

Joseph Raymond Skrha
Law Office Of Joe Ray Skrha
110 North Willow St. Suite 137
Kenal, AK 99611
Licensed for 35 years, Joseph Raymond Skrha is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI / Drunk Driving lawyer who attended Thomas M Cooley School ... read more >

Susan C Orlanksy

Susan C Orlanksy
Feldman, Orlansky & Sanders
500 L St Suite 400
Anchorage, AK 99501
Susan C Orlanksy is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

D. Scott Dattan

D. Scott Dattan
The Law Office of Dattan Scott Dattan
2600 Denali St #460
Anchorage, AK 99503
Licensed for 35 years, D. Scott Dattan is a Criminal Defense and Firearm and Weapon Charges lawyer... read more >

Sidney K Billingslea

Sidney K Billingslea
135 W 15th Ave
Anchorage, AK 99501
Licensed for 35 years, Sidney K Billingslea is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Gayle J Brown

Gayle J Brown
750 W 2nd Ave Suite 207
Anchorage, AK 99501
Gayle J Brown is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Monica Elkinton

Monica Elkinton
1029 W 3rd Ave Suite 110
Anchorage, AK 99501
Monica Elkinton is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Darrel J Gardner

Darrel J Gardner
1029 W 3rd Ave Suite 110
Anchorage, AK 99501
Darrel J Gardner is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Colleen Libbey

Colleen Libbey
Libbey Law Offices, LLC
604 West 2nd Avenue
Anchorage, AK 99501
Colleen Libbey is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Natasha Marie Norris

Natasha Marie Norris
134 W 15th Ave
Anchorage, AK 99501
Natasha Marie Norris is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Philip E Shanahan

Philip E Shanahan
Law Office of Philip Shanahan, P.C.
711 H St Suite 310
Anchorage, AK 99501
Philip E Shanahan is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Paul D Tony

Paul D Tony
310 K St Suite 200
Anchorage, AK 99501
Paul D Tony is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

KeriAnn Brady

KeriAnn Brady
750 W 2nd Ave Suite 104
Anchorage, AK 99501
KeriAnn Brady is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Charles Willard Coe

Charles Willard Coe
810 W 2nd Ave
Anchorage, AK 99501
Licensed for 41 years, Charles Willard Coe is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Timothy Daniel Dooley

Timothy Daniel Dooley
921 W 6th Ave Suite 200
Anchorage, AK 99501
Licensed for 37 years, Timothy Daniel Dooley is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Hugh W Fleischer

Hugh W Fleischer
310 K St Suite 200
Anchorage, AK 99501
Hugh W Fleischer is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Grant William Hunter

Grant William Hunter
645 G St Suite 100, PMB 653
Anchorage, AK 99501
Licensed for 37 years, Grant William Hunter is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Jane Martinez

Jane Martinez
P.O. Box 113201
Anchorage, AK 99511
Jane Martinez is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Samuel Charles Severin

Samuel Charles Severin
900 W 5th Ave
Anchorage, AK 99501
Samuel Charles Severin is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Wallace H Tetlow

Wallace H Tetlow
745 W 4th Avenue Suite 250
Anchorage, AK 99501
Licensed for 26 years, Wallace H Tetlow is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

J John Franich Jr.

J John Franich Jr.
325 Baranof Ave
Fairbanks, AK 99701
J John Franich Jr. is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Fleur L Roberts

Fleur L Roberts
407 7th Ave
Fairbanks, AK 99701
Fleur L Roberts is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Nelson Traverso

Nelson Traverso
312 5th Ave
Fairbanks, AK 99701
Nelson Traverso is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Glenda J Kerry

Glenda J Kerry
P.O. Box 1604
Girdwood, AK 99587
Glenda J Kerry is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Leigh Ann Bauer

Leigh Ann Bauer
750 W 2nd Ave Suite 101
Anchorage, AK 99501
Leigh Ann Bauer is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI / Drunk Driving lawyer... read more >

Kenneth L Covell

Kenneth L Covell
712 8th Ave
Fairbanks, AK 99701
Kenneth L Covell is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Andrew J Lambert

Andrew J Lambert
Kalamarides & Lambert
711 H St Suite 450
Anchorage, AK 99501
Andrew J Lambert is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Chadwick P McGrady

Chadwick P McGrady
Law Office of Chadwick McGrady, P.C.
550 South Alaska Street
Palmer, AK 99645
Chadwick P McGrady is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Pamela Dale

Pamela Dale
135 Christensen Dr
Anchorage, AK 99501
Pamela Dale is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI / Drunk Driving lawyer... read more >

Joshua P Fink

Joshua P Fink
632 Christensen Dr Suite 100
Anchorage, AK 99501
Joshua P Fink is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI / Drunk Driving lawyer... read more >

Frederick T Slone

Frederick T Slone
3003 Minnesota Dr Suite 301
Anchorage, AK 99503
Frederick T Slone is a DUI / DWI / Drunk Driving and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Albany Law School... read more >

Herman G Walker Jr.

Herman G Walker Jr.
606 E St Suite 203
Anchorage, AK 99501
Herman G Walker Jr. is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Michelle Suzanne Nesbett

Michelle Suzanne Nesbett
750 W 2nd Avenue Suite 105
Anchorage, AK 99501
Licensed for 13 years, Michelle Suzanne Nesbett is a Marijuana Defense lawyer... read more >
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Criminal Defense Specialty Areas

Criminal Defense Specialty Areas

NBLSC Certification in Criminal Trial Advocacy - The National Board of Legal Specialty Certification is accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) to certify attorneys as specialists in criminal trial advocacy.



Nonprofit Legal Associations

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Founded in 1958, NACDL is the largest organization for criminal defense lawyers fighting to preserve fairness within America's criminal justice system. The organization has more than 10,000 direct members including criminal defense attorneys in private practice, public defenders in state or federal court, U.S. military defense counsel, law professors and judges.


Alaska Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

AKACDL in Anchorage, AK, is the preeminent association for those working in the criminal defense profession in Alaska. This non-profit professional organization was established in 2009. Today, AKACDL has grown to more than 160 members including many of the top criminal defense attorneys in the state.



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