Criminal Defense Lawyers Serving Baton Rouge

Focusing on complex civil and criminal litigation, the attorneys of Hymel Davis & Petersen – Attorneys and Counselors at Law provide representation for individuals and corporations in the state of Louisiana and nationwide. Our law office is AV-rated* under the Martindale-Hubbell peer review rating system.

Our team of highly experienced attorneys represents clients in the following areas:

Criminal Defense, Business Litigation and Personal Injury

Our Baton Rouge based criminal defense attorneys provide experienced criminal defense representation for federal and state felonies and misdemeanors.

  • State and federal criminal defense : Our partners offer extensive experience as former veteran state and federal prosecutors and as criminal defense attorneys to provide effective defense representation to clients facing federal or state charges in Louisiana.
  • White collar crimes : We have the experience and resources to represent clients in complicated white collar crimes litigation, including cases involving program fraud, public corruption, embezzlement, and other charges.
  • Healthcare fraud : Our healthcare program fraud lawyers provide professional criminal representation, handling complicated healthcare fraud crimes involving Medicaid fraud at the state level and Medicare fraud at the federal level.
  • Tax fraud : We represent individuals and corporate entities in criminal conflicts with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) involving tax evasion and tax fraud.
  • Environmental crimes : Our environmental crime lawyers can represent clients in environmental law matters, such as EPA and DEQ investigations and clean water or clean air violations.
  • Internet crimes : Our law firm provides experienced criminal defense representation for individuals facing Internet crime charges such as computer fraud, illegal pornography possession, credit card theft, Internet solicitation, and other computer crimes.

Personal Injury

Putting extensive trial experience to work for individuals who have suffered serious or catastrophic injury, we aggressively pursue compensation for clients who have been injured due to negligence or malfeasance. We handle personal injury claims involving all varieties of accidents and accident injuries, including car accidents, truck accidents, slip and falls, medical malpractice, and more.

  • Motor vehicle accidents : Our car accident injury trial lawyers have the resources to effectively handle your auto accident claim, including claims involving truck accidents, car accidents, motorcycle accidents, and more.
  • Insurance coverage and conduct : As trial attorneys with decades of experience, we have the knowledge to challenge insurance companies on their decision to decline coverage to our injured clients.

Business Litigation

Our business law attorneys have the resources and experience to provide effective business litigation representation to business entities of all sizes, from small, local businesses, to Fortune 500 corporations.

  • Unfair trade practices : Our business law attorneys handle complex civil and criminal litigation, including matters of fraud, theft of trade secrets, and misuse of proprietary information.
  • Business fraud investigations and defense : Our firm represents business owners, business professionals, and business entities involved in any stage of business fraud investigation or litigation, including defending individuals, facilitating internal investigations and defending companies in criminal and civil litigation.

Other Complex Criminal and Civil Litigation

We are not afraid to take on the most complex cases involving a wide range of civil and criminal matters.

  • Complex civil litigation : From constitutional law claims to class actions, we provide high-quality representation in complex civil cases.
  • False claims and qui tam matters : Our lawyers defend individuals and companies against federal allegations under the False Claims Act. We also help realtors (individuals and companies) file qui tam/"whistleblower" lawsuits.
  • Appeals We offer sound legal counsel in state and federal appeals, including civil appeals, business appeals, and criminal appeals.

Call Hymel Davis & Petersen at 225-298-8118

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