Federal and State Criminal Defense Practice Areas
Hoff Curtis Defending Vermont Since 1989
The criminal defense attorneys at Hoff Curtis bring decades of experience to every case we handle. We’re skilled litigators and dedicated advocates. Our criminal defense team has handled every type of criminal case that’s brought in Vermont. This ranges from misdemeanor property and drug offenses, to felony murder and sexual assault cases. We bring the same unparalleled level of expertise, commitment and skill to each case we handle. This allows us to achieve the results you need.
When you’ve been charged with a federal offense, your opponent, the United States Government, is powerful and the stakes are high. You need an attorney that is never intimidated and can match that adversary every step of the way to ultimately prevail. At Hoff Curtis, Bob Katims and his team has represented clients in Vermont Federal Court for over 25 years. Attorney Katims has represented clients charged with complex drug offenses, child pornography and even kidnapping and murder. Our criminal defense attorneys bring incredible knowledge, diligence and tenacious advocacy to these complicated and serious cases.
Our approach to criminal defense is centered around you, our client. As your advocate, we’re here to guide you through every step of the process. We know that being charged with a crime can have a devastating impact on many aspects of your life. Because of this, we take the time to listen to your specific concerns and goals. From there, we build a multi-faceted defense strategy to ensure we achieve your desired outcome.
Our defense attorneys know from experience that a successful defense extends far beyond the courtroom. As your advocate, we strive to always uphold your dignity in and out of the courtroom. This means that we litigate tirelessly, effectively and aggressively on your behalf. But this also means that we take the time to know and advise you about the ramifications your criminal charge can have on all aspects of your life. In this way, we strive to be a true advocate for you, your family and your needs.
Federal Sexual Offenses
Being charged with federal sexual offenses is a life changing event. In a moment, your whole world is turned upside down. These cases require the highest level of advocacy, tenacious litigation skills and diligent discovery review. Our criminal defense team understands every aspect of these cases and knows how to aggressively fight on your behalf.
Vermont Assault and Violent Offenses
Our law firm and team of criminal defense attorneys, lead by Bob Katims, has litigated some of the most serious murder and sexual assault charges in Vermont. Combined, we have over 60 years of experience addressing each and every aspect of our client’s cases. We bring this experience and knowledge to every case we handle.
Vermont Drug Offenses
Vermont drug offenses range from simple possession charges to distributing and trafficking offenses. Unfortunately, the stigma and consequences that can stem from being charged with a drug offense can be overwhelming. The attorneys at Hoff Curtis have successfully defended every type of drug offense charged in Vermont.
Vermont Property Offenses
All Vermont property offenses require a careful look at the evidence, such as video footage, witness accounts and what was left on the scene. The team at Hoff Curtis has over 60 years of experience in this area, and is ready to hear your story and work toward a solution.
Vermont Sexual Offenses
We know that being charged with Vermont sexual offenses affects your life in a myriad of ways. As your advocate, we’ll work to address them all and to secure your desired outcome.
Vermont Motor Vehicle Offenses
Having the privilege to drive is something which many of us take for granted. Now, imagine if that was all taken away from you as a result of Vermont motor vehicle offenses.We know how much having points on a driving record, or getting your license revoked, can be damaging.
In Vermont, there are times when you may be eligible to expunge or seal your past criminal record. This can allow you to move forward with your life, without having a criminal conviction on your record. A clean record can open doors and opportunities for you.