Hunter J Tzovarras

Hunter J Tzovarras

Top-Rated OUI DUI Defense & Criminal Defense Lawyer Bangor, Maine.
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Biography

Hunter J. Tzovarras is a Maine OUI DUI defense lawyer and criminal defense lawyer representing clients in the greater Bangor area and throughout eastern and northern Maine. Hunter has successfully defended clients on cases ranging from homicide to OUI DUI DWI. 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.

Hunter has been named as a top rated criminal defense lawyer by Super Lawyers since 2016. Hunter is a past President of the Maine Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He is an active member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and National College of DUI Defense. 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.

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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Professional Experience
President of Maine Criminal 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
Awards
SuperLawyer
SuperLawyers
Best Brief
National Moot Court Society
Professional Associations
Maine Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
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Maine Trial Lawyers Association
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
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National Police Accountability Project
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National Lawyers Guild
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National College of DUI Defense
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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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Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
    DUI & DWI
    Criminal Law
    Drug Crimes, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    White Collar Crime
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
Additional Practice Area
  • Operating Under the Influence (OUI)
Languages
  • English
Legal Answers
Q. How long after indictment returned does a state have to prosecute of you're already incarcerated serving another county
A: You have a right to a speedy trial on an indictment. If the State failed to prosecute the case for 12 months--due to no fault of your own--you can raise this as a speedy trial claim and request a dismissal. There are four factors the court considers in whether to dismiss a case for a speedy trial violation: (1) the length of the delay, (2) the reasons for the delay, (3) the assertion of the right, and (4) prejudice.
Q. I'm on a deferred disposition And am not aloud to use or posses alcohol but on the marijuana box it has nothing
A: If the deferred disposition agreement and bail bond do not prohibit using marijuana then using it will not be considered a violation of either. Possessing marijuana is still a federal crime in Maine. The Justice Department is unlikely to charge or prosecutor misdemeanor possessions of marijuana in the District of Maine.
Q. In maine is it legal for my child to record on her school bus if she has felt unsafe or bus driver has been retaliating
A: There is no criminal statute prohibiting a recording on a school bus. There may be school related policies against it, but it would not be a criminal violation.
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Contact & Map
The Law Office of Hunter J. Tzovarras
88 Hammond Street
Suite 301
Bangor, ME 04401
Telephone: (207) 941-8443
Fax: (207) 941-0064
Monday: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed (Today)
Notice: After hour and weekend appointments may be available upon request.