Jeffrey T. Hammerschmidt is a Fresno County criminal defense attorney who represents men and women in criminal matters in state and federal courts. For more than 12 years Mr. Hammerschmidt worked as a Deputy District Attorney for the County of Fresno, where he served as President of the Fresno County Prosecutors Association.
He also served as senior legal advisor to the Fresno Police Department, an agency of more than 800 officers, where he advised the Chief of Police’s executive staff on various legal issues. Mr. Hammerschmidt has a strong reputation in the Fresno community for his knowledge of the law.
Primarily representing professionals including white collar, felony and misdemeanor DUI, workers’ compensation premium fraud, and federal and state drug cases. He has also been featured in prominent media publications and interviewed by Court TV for his role in prosecuting a high profile triple homicide case, People v. Dana Ewell.
Mr. Hammerschmidt has appeared on American Justice, Court TV’s Forensic Files; Court TV’s Dominick Dunne’s Power, Privilege, and Justice; and most recently he was featured on The Discovery Channel’s Solved.
Mr. Hammerschmidt has been named to the Northern California Super Lawyers List for the last six years and was honored with the distinction of Northern California Super Lawyers Top 100 List in 2015.