Hunter J Tzovarras

Hunter J Tzovarras

Trial Lawyer for Criminal Defense, OUI DUI DWI, Civil Rights & Serious Injuries.
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, White Collar Crime ...
  • Maine
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Summary

Hunter J. Tzovarras is an experienced criminal defense and trial lawyer representing clients in the greater Bangor courts and throughout Maine. Hunter has successfully defended clients on cases ranging from homicide to OUI / DUI. Hunter’s criminal defense knowledge and experience offers clients sound legal guidance and to fight aggressively in court. Hunter understands being charged with a crime is a serious matter. You face serious potential consequences, including the loss of your freedom, professional license, and forfeiture of money and assets.

In addition to his criminal defense work, Hunter’s practice focuses on protecting the rights of people denied their civil rights by law enforcement or other state and government actors, including police misconduct, excessive force, and wrongful death cases, and helping people seriously injured in car, bike and motor vehicle accidents, distracted drivers, premise liability and other negligence claims.

Hunter is a past President of the Maine Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and serves as a member of the Maine Rule of Evidence Committee. He is also an active member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and National Police Accountability Project. Hunter has been named as a top rated criminal defense lawyer by Super Lawyers since 2016. He is admitted to practice in all courts within the State of Maine, the United States District Court for the District of Maine, the First Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.

Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • White Collar Crime
  • Domestic Violence
  • Civil Rights
  • Insurance Claims
  • Personal Injury
Additional Practice Areas
  • Federal Crimes
  • Drug Crimes
  • Sexual Assault Defense
  • Operating Under the Influence (OUI)
  • Computer crimes
  • Homicide, Murder, Manslaughter Defense
  • Property Crimes Defense
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
    On Civil Rights and Injury Cases.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Flat Rates and Payment Plans Available for Most Criminal Cases.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Maine
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1st Circuit
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2nd Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
President of Maine Criminal Lawyers Association
Current
Education
University of Maine - Orono
B.A.
Honors: Rezendes Ethics Award
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Quinnipiac University School of Law
J.D.
Honors: Outstanding Legal Scholarship Award; Best Brief National Moot Court Honor Society; Am Jur Award Advanced Trial Practice
Activities: Editor, Quinnipiac Law Review
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Awards
Best Brief
National Moot Court Society
Professional Associations
National Police Accountability Project
member
Current
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National Lawyers Guild
member
Current
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
member
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Maine Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
member
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Maine Trial Lawyers Association
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Publications
Articles & Publications
2005-2006 National Health Law Moot Court Competition: Best Brief
National Health Law Moot Court Competition: Best Brief
The Journal of Legal Medicine
Speaking Engagements
Faculty , Maine Commission of Indigent Legal Services Training , Maine
Certifications
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers
Websites & Blogs
Website
Legal Answers
20 Questions Answered

Q. Can i be arrested if i ignore banishment from reservation
A: I am not aware of any State of Maine criminal statute that would apply; however there may be a tribal law that applies. I'd need to know more information before the situation and what tribal jurisdiction to give you a complete answer. Thanks
Q. I'm looking for the best criminal defense lawyer to handle my case in presque isle maine
A: Please feel free to call my office and we can schedule a consult to discuss. My office is in Bangor but I will handle cases involving felony charges in Presque Isle. if you're looking for referrals for lawyers closer to the Presque Isle area let me know and we can send you some names. Thank you
Q. Can an arresting officer in a criminal case be related to the victim of the crime
A: There is no no law that prevents the arresting officer from being related to the alleged victim. However, the arresting officer's potential bias in the investigation and decision to arrest may be used as a way to challenge the State's case.
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Contact & Map
88 Hammond Street
Bangor, ME 04401
Telephone: (207) 941-8443
Fax: (207) 941-0064
Monday: 7:30 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 7:30 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 7:30 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Thursday: 7:30 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 7:30 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: After hour and weekend appointments may be available upon request.