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MaineCriminal Defense Lawyers in Cumberland County, Maine

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 Cumberland County, Maine, 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 Cumberland County, Maine 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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Bruce M Merrill

Bruce M Merrill
Law Offices of Bruce M. Merrill, P.A.
225 Commercial Street Suite 501
Portland, ME 04101
Licensed for 29 years, Bruce M Merrill is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Seton Hall University School of Law... read more >

Tina Heather Nadeau

Tina Heather Nadeau
The Law Office of Tina Heather Nadeau, PLLC
415 Congress Street, Suite 202 P.O. Box 7656
Portland, ME 04112
Licensed for 11 years, Tina Heather Nadeau is a Criminal Defense and Appellate Law lawyer who attended University of Maine School of Law... read more >

Joseph Goodman

Joseph Goodman
Goodman Law Firm P.A.
1 Dana St. 4th Floor
Portland, ME 04101
Licensed for 29 years, Joseph Goodman is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended Suffolk University Law School... read more >

Matthew Nichols

Matthew Nichols
Nichols & Tucker, P.A.
1250 Forest Ave. Suite 10
Portland, ME 4103
Licensed for 35 years, Matthew Nichols is a DUI / DWI and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Maine School of Law... read more >

William T Bly

William T Bly
WTB Law
19 Commercial St
Portland, ME 04101
Licensed for 17 years, William T Bly is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

Benjamin Tucker

Benjamin Tucker
Nichols & Tucker, P.A.
1250 Forest Ave. Suite 10
Portland, ME 4103
Licensed for 12 years, Benjamin Tucker is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended University of Maine School of Law... read more >

Floyd R Jenkins Jr

Floyd R Jenkins Jr
Meridian 361
97A Exchange Street Suite 202
Portland, ME 04101
Floyd R Jenkins Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Peter E Rodway

Peter E Rodway
Rodway & Horodyski
PO Box 874
Portland, ME 04104
Peter E Rodway is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Amanda Jo Doherty

Amanda Jo Doherty
The Doherty Law Office
PO Box 2345
South Portland, ME 04116
Licensed for 13 years, Amanda Jo Doherty is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Tammie Snow

Tammie Snow
Law Office of Tammie L. Snow
136 Commercial Street Mezzanine
Portland, ME 04101
Licensed for 7 years, Tammie Snow is a Marijuana Law lawyer... read more >

Gregory Paul Braun

Gregory Paul Braun
The Law Office of Gregory Braun, P.C.
236 Portland Road P.O. Box 314
Bridgton, ME 04009
Licensed for 11 years, Gregory Paul Braun is a Criminal Defense and Trusts lawyer who attended Florida International University... read more >

Timothy E Zerillo

Timothy E Zerillo
Zerillo Law, LLC
103 Exchange Street PO Box 17721
Portland, ME 04112
Timothy E Zerillo is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Wendell Graham Large

Wendell Graham Large
Richardson, Whitman, Large & Badger
465 Congress St. PO Box 9545
Portland, ME 04112
Wendell Graham Large is a Civil Trial Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Virginia School of Law... read more >

Miklos Pongratz

Miklos Pongratz
Pongratz Law, P.C.
76 Tandberg Trail (Route 115)
Windham, ME 04071
Licensed for 17 years, Miklos Pongratz is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer... read more >

Darrick X Banda

Darrick X Banda
Daniel G. Lilley Law Offices
39 Portland Pier PO Box 4803
Portland, ME 04112
Darrick X Banda is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

William H Childs

William H Childs
Childs, Rundlett, Fifield, Shumway & Altshuler, LLC
350 East Bridge Street
Westbrook, ME 04092
William H Childs is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Daniel G Lilley

Daniel G Lilley
Daniel G. Lilley Law Offices
PO Box 4803
Portland, ME 04112
Daniel G Lilley is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Richard S Berne

Richard S Berne
Law Office of Richard S. Berne
482 Congress St. Suite 402
Portland, ME 04101
Richard S Berne is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Stephen J Schwartz

Stephen J Schwartz
Schwartz & Schwartz, P.A.
PO Box 15337
Portland, ME 04112
Stephen J Schwartz is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Christopher E McCabe

Christopher E McCabe
McCabe Law LLC
188 State St Unit 204
Portland, ME 04102
Licensed for 9 years, Christopher E McCabe is a Business Law and Contracts lawyer who attended Univerty of Maine school of Law... read more >

Lawrence B Goodglass

Lawrence B Goodglass
Lawrence B. Goodglass, Attorney at Law
477 Congress Street 5th floor
Portland, ME 04101
Licensed for 34 years, Lawrence B Goodglass is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer... read more >

Sarah A Churchill

Sarah A Churchill
Strike Goodwin & O'Brien
400 Allen Avenue
Portland, ME 04103
Licensed for 19 years, Sarah A Churchill is a DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

Michael Whipple

Michael Whipple
The Hallett Law Firm
75 Market St Suite 502
Portland, ME 04101
Licensed for 23 years, Michael Whipple is a DUI / DWI 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.


Maine Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

MACDL is committed to the fair administration of criminal justice and the defending the rights of those accused.


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