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Russell Hebets

Russell Hebets

National College of DUI Defense
  • DUI & DWI, Criminal Law, Domestic Violence
  • Colorado
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Summary

Russell graduated from the University of Michigan in 2000 with an undergraduate degree in economics. In 2000 Russell attended the Indiana University School of Law, graduating in 2003 with a Juris Doctrorate degree. Russell began his legal career working at the Berrien County Prosecutor’s Office in Michigan. Upon arriving in Colorado, he worked as a Deputy District Attorney with the Arapahoe County D.A.’s office. During his time with Arapahoe County, he handled DUIs, domestic violence cases, assaults, thefts, and a variety of misdemeanor trials. He left the D.A.’s office in 2001 to join the law firm of Fossum, Mastro, Barnes & Stazzone, P.C., where he exclusively focused on criminal defense. Russell has successfully defended individuals charged with offenses ranging from traffic violations and DUIs to 1st degree murder and vehicular assault, as well as numerous drug cases. Russell has a proven track record protecting the rights of those accused of crimes, and he is ready to put his skill, knowledge and trial experience to work for you. Russell is admitted to the Colorado State Bar as well as being licensed to practice in Federal Court. Russell is active in the defense community and is a member in good standing of the Colorado Criminal Defense Bar and the National College of DUI Defense.

Practice Areas
  • DUI & DWI
  • Criminal Law
  • Domestic Violence
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Colorado
Federal Circuit
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Member
National College of DUI Defense
- Current
Education
Indiana University - Indiana University-Bloomington
J.D. (2000) | Law
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University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
M.S. (1997) | Economics
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Honors: Honors College Graduate
Professional Associations
National College of DUI Defense
Member
- Current
Activities: Ongoing legal education and criminal attorney association
Colorado Criminal Defense Bar
Member
- Current
Activities: Association of criminal defense attorneys in Colorado
Speaking Engagements
Colorado Felony DUI, Colorado Criminal Defense Bar, Colorado Springs, CO
CCDB
Presenter on Felony DUI charges in Colorado.
Certifications
Intensive Summer Session in DUI Defense Law at Harvard Law School
National College of DUI Defense
Websites & Blogs
Website
Criminal and DUI Attorney
Blog
Hebets & McCallin Blog
Legal Answers
10 Questions Answered

Q. What is a ballpark fee for sealing a misdemeanor in Denver?
A: More information is needed to give you an estimate regarding this cost. The first step is ensuring that you qualify to petition the court to seal your record. For a misdemeanor, this would generally require an acquittal at trial, a dismissal prior to trial, or a successfully completed deferred judgment and sentence.
Q. Okay so I've already been sentenced to 90 days and I was supposed to turn myself in by 4 will I get more charges if not
A: You could get contempt of court charges but your bigger concern is that you will likely get more than your original 90 days. You should turn yourself in as soon as possible to minimize the possibility of a longer sentence.
Q. Is Assault 2-Drugging Victim classified as a crime of violence or is it per say not a crime of violence
A: 2nd Degree Assault- Drugging is not a crime of violence. You can see this in Colorado Revised Statutes 18-3-203.
Q. I live in Colorado. What would happen to me if the court revokes my deferred sentence? Do I have multiple options? Or?
A: If your deferred judgment is revoked, the judge can impose any sentence he/she could have originally imposed. If you are probation eligible, you could be sentenced to probation, to probation with jail, or straight jail.
Q. Driving without a Valid Driver's License in Colorado
A: If you reinstate your driving privilege prior to your court appearance, you will likely be offered a 0 point violation with a minimum fine and no further repercussions.
Q. I am facing a misdemeanor charge in Washington State, but I am here in Colorado. What should I do
A: A Colorado attorney cannot represent your interests in Washington unless he or she is licensed in WA. You need to contact an attorney based in Washington.
Q. I filed harassment charges against my ex. She said she's out on a pr bond without a protection order. Do they file one?
A: Any Domestic Violence charge in Colorado mandates that a protective order be entered protecting the alleged victim of the charge.
Q. Can a 17 year old and. 22 year old date in Colorado can they get trouble
A: So long as everything is consensual this relationship is not illegal in Colorado.
Q. Hello, I just had a simple question. I was convicted of Reckless Endangerment (m3), can I own firearms with this charge?
A: There is no restriction on owning firearms with a misdemeanor conviction, so long as the case has been closed.
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Hebets & McCallin PC
1777 S. Harrison St., Ste. 310
Denver, CO 80210
USA
Telephone: (303) 756-3231