In Fall issues of The American Lawyer magazine and Law Journal, Fresno Attorney Jeff Hammerschmidt of Hammerschmidt Broughton Law Corporation in Fresno, California, will be featured as a national leader in criminal defense. In the October 2013 issue of Corporate Counsel, Mr. Hammerschmidt is listed among the Top Rated Lawyers in the nation for White Collar Criminal Defense Law.
Jeffrey Hammerschmidt is a founding shareholder of Hammerschmidt Broughton Law Corporation, a firm that specializes in all areas of criminal defense. The firm also represents persons holding professional licenses before their administrative boards related to criminal matters.
Mr. Hammerschmidt defends those accused in white collar criminal defense matters, including real estate fraud and workers compensation premium fraud.
Mr. Hammerschmidt worked as a Deputy District Attorney for more than twelve years, serving as President of the Prosecutor’s Association. He thereafter served as Senior Legal Advisor to a police agency of more than 800 peace officers.
Mr. Hammerschmidt is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell, has a 10.0 rating from Avvo, and has been honored for four consecutive years as Super Lawyer by Northern California Super Lawyers, having served on their Blue Ribbon Panel. He is a Certified Criminal Law Specialist and is currently one of eight attorneys in California serving on the State Bar’s Criminal Law Advisory Committee.
Mr. Hammerschmidt has served as a legal analyst for local media and has appeared on Forensic Files and three other national crime programs.