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Prior to forming his own law firm in 1977, Donald H. Heller was an Assistant District Attorney in Manhattan, N.Y. (N.Y. County), the most revered and finest district attorney's office in the United States. Later Don was Assistant U.S. Attorney in the United States Attorney's Office in Sacramento, California. In his 8 1/2 years as a prosecutor, Don has tried all of the general criminal offenses from grand theft to homicides and in the federal court, Don prosecuted multiple mail, wire and tax fraud offenses that are commonly charged to today, along with bank robberies and a memorable case involving the attempted assassination of President Gerald R. Ford. Since 1977, Don had successfully defended a wide variety of federal fraud cases, as well as currency structuring, money laundering and controlled substances crimes.
Don's excellent reputation as an aggressive criminal prosecutor followed him into private practice ? over the past thirty-five years Don has become one of the most highly regarded criminal and civil trial lawyers in his representation of clients throughout California, New York and other states in complex federal and state criminal and civil cases.
Don is listed in Best Lawyers in America; Super Lawyers of Northern California, Top Lawyers in the Sacramento region and is rated as a preeminent lawyer with the highest AV rating for the "Highest Possible Rating in Both Legal Ability & Ethical Standards by the distinguished peer review legal directory Martindale Hubbell.
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