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Selecting an attorney to defend against the charges you face is an important decision that you need to fully consider so that you understand what the firm you select can bring to the table. Though our unmatched personal service benefits our clients in numerous and profound ways, it would mean little without the extensive skills to back it up. At The Hammer Law Firm, LLC, Attorneys Mark Hammer and Nicole Chiravollatti have spent decades immersed in criminal law as both defense lawyers and former prosecutors. These unique experiences have allowed our legal team to hone and refine our negotiation and trial skills to a level that consistently enables our firm to secure positive resolutions.

What These Skills Mean
The fact that our St. Louis criminal defense attorneys are highly experienced and skilled in both negotiation and litigation means that we have the legal flexibility to address and successfully resolve cases wherever they may lead. As we are able to fight for our clients during negotiations with or trials against prosecutors, we are not confined by a limited skill set, so numerous avenues and options are presented to our clients. Rather than seeking these resolutions through less-effective means, such as seeking a dismissal by negotiation rather than trial, our lawyers commit to the best strategy and path with the utmost confidence in our skills, experience, and resources.

Building on a Positive Reputation
As a result of continually exercising our negotiation and trial skills during a variety of cases and in a variety of legal arenas, our lawyers have earned favorable reputations with prosecutors, judges, and court systems throughout the state of Missouri. Attorney Nicole Chiravollatti is respected throughout the state as a personable, persistent, and innovative attorney. As she is a logician with prosecutor credentials, and no prosecutor or legal adversary takes facing her lightly. When you combine her skills and reputation with that of Attorney Mark Hammer's, you have nothing less than a formidable legal duo.

In addition to maintaining positive relationships and connections with our legal peers, we often find that we can leverage our reputation and use it to our clients' advantages. When prosecutors know that they are up against talented litigators who have handled hundreds of trials, for example, they are often much more willing to negotiate favorable compromises or plea agreements. Although we still make decisions based on careful assessments, our recognition serves to create more options for our clients.

Proven & Reputable St. Louis Criminal Defense Attorneys

At The Hammer Law Firm, LLC, our lawyers negotiate boldly and with every effort focused on obtaining the best possible terms for our clients. When it comes time to litigate, we fight vigorously and intelligently on behalf of those we represent. Wherever your case may lead, you can be sure that we are equipped with the experience and skills to produce a favorable resolution. Additionally, you can rest assured that our legal team is comprised of upstanding lawyers who are widely regarded and respected for our grit, integrity, and professional abilities. If you would like to learn more about the ways in which our negotiation and trial skills can benefit you and your case, please contact a St. Louis criminal defense lawyer from The Hammer Law Firm, LLC today.

Recognized in the industry

  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
    National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • American Bar Association
    American Bar Association
  • The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
    The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
    Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers
    Super Lawyers

Client Testimonials

  • "I could not have imagined getting through this difficult and uncertain time without the help of the Hammer Law Firm."
    - E.M
  • "You don't know how much of a blessing you are to us"
    - C.G
  • "Mark and Nicole are the best law firm partners ever."
    - C.E
  • "Mark and Nicole are the best at getting to the truth of the matter and dedicated to your clients"
    - Vicki H.
  • "Mark Hammer is a decisive, direct, and conscientious attorney. I would definitely recommend him to others."
    - Anonymous
  • "Mark Hammer is a gentleman, exudes confidence and relieves stress with his truth"
    - Anonymous

Why Trust Our St. Lous Criminal Defense LAw Firm?

  1. More than 30 years of criminal law experience.
  2. Former prosecutors who know how the
    "other side" operates.
  3. Accessibility and availability – clients can
    always reach our attorneys.
  4. Personalized, one-on-one attention.
  5. Tough negotiators and proven trial lawyers.
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