Headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada, The Federal Defenders handles federal criminal cases (both trials and appeals) throughout the United States. With a combined total of more than 100 years of experience, the attorneys and investigators at The Federal Defenders know what it takes to win and achieve favorable outcomes for clients. Call us today at (800) 712-0000 for a free and confidential consultation.


Seeking a powerful advocate in the courtroom? If you or a loved one is facing federal criminal charges, the stakes are high. The United States Department of Justice has unlimited financial and investigative resources to put you in jail. You need a law firm that understands how federal prosecutors “think” and how they “build” cases. At The Federal Defenders, our team of former federal prosecutors and law enforcement agents is ready to give you a five-star defense.

Paul S. Padda Esq.

Paul S. Padda is a civil and criminal lawyer who is experienced with high-profile and high-stakes litigation, Paul offers his clients a unique perspective. Having begun his legal career at the national headquarters of the United States Department of Justice.

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Michael Humphreys Esq.

A highly accomplished trial attorney, Michael spent the majority of his legal career  (over 30 years) as a federal prosecutor handling criminal prosecutions in various jurisdictions in the United States.

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Tony Abbatangelo Esq.

Anthony (Tony) L. Abbatangelo is a former chief judge who presided over thousands of “DUI” cases in his career.  A native of Las Vegas, Nevada, Tony has significant understanding and experience with the criminal justice system.

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Cass Bevins

Cass Bevan retired as a Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) following more than 30 years of experience. 

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Jason Hahn

Jason Hahn retired from the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department’s highly respected and prestigious Intelligence Section.

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