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    “We hired Tim to represent our son in a criminal matter. We will forever be grateful for the extremely favorable outcome - thank you Tim! This guy is, without any doubt, the best I have ever dealt with!”

    - Tony
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    “Tim is an extremely professional and knowledgeable lawyer. Throughout my legal case, Tim's confidence and understanding of the legal system made me feel extremely comfortable.”

    - Former Client
  • Tim and his staff are great to deal with and I recommend him.

    “We filed suit and after pushing them, we got the case settled for over 3 times more than our best offer before filing suit!”

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    “He was thorough with investigations and bringing other experts when necessary. Mr. Zerillo has a true understanding of the clients side regarding family and the emotions. A great "bed-side manner". I am grateful to have found him.”

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Federal Criminal Defense Attorneys in Portland, ME

Focus, Experience & Proven Results

Federal crimes are any activities that violate federal law. These types of crimes are often the subject of lengthy investigations by federal agencies such as the FBI; DEA; the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives; and others. These investigations can go on for months or even years. They are prosecuted in federal courts by aggressive prosecutors seeking convictions. Federal offenses are subject to longer, more severe penalties under federal sentencing guidelines.

If you are being investigated or have been charged with a federal crime, it is paramount that you turn to a proven attorney experienced in federal law who can go toe-to-toe with vigorous federal prosecutors. That is what you will find at Zerillo Law Firm where our lead attorney is a seasoned Portland federal crimes defense lawyer with a strong track record of favorable results.

Request a consultation by contacting us online or calling (207) 618-6555.

Federal Criminal Cases in Maine

Federal crimes involve cases that cross state lines and take place on federal property as well as those that violate federal law.

Such crimes can include:

  • Drug trafficking and conspiracy
  • White-collar crimes such as various types of fraud, investment scams such as Ponzi schemes involving substantial amounts of financial damage, money laundering, securities fraud, counterfeiting, and tax evasion
  • Violent crimes such as kidnapping, terrorist and hate crimes, murders and rapes with multiple victims, offenses related to organized crime groups, bank robbery, and gang violence
  • Sex crimes such as those involving the internet to lure minors, human trafficking, child pornography possession and distribution, exploitation of minors, and kidnapping
  • Other crimes such as aircraft hijacking, carjacking, election fraud, weapons offenses, and more

In drug-related federal crimes, you may be subject to mandatory minimum sentences as regulated under federal law. Any federal crime is a serious matter that calls for the services of a trusted federal defense attorney who has the knowledge and skills needed to obtain the best possible result. It is never too soon in any federal investigation to seek such legal representation from Zerillo Law Firm.

Talk to an attorney about your case by contacting us at (207) 618-6555 today.

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Zerillo Law Firm stands up for the underdog. We will not tolerate bullies, and in this day and age some of the biggest bullies are corporations, insurance companies, and even our own government. It is important to us that we always do what’s right and fight serious charges on behalf of our clients. Our clients trust us to do what’s right and we don’t take that trust lightly. We will tell your side of the story and will not back down until we win on your behalf. Our lawyer is confident, passionate, and holds himself to a higher standard. Watch our video to learn more about our practice.

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