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.