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Our Approach and
We believe strongly that every person accused of a crime has a right to a zealous defense. We work proactively to secure the most favorable outcome possible for our clients, and we are always prepared to aggressively defend a client’s rights at trial when necessary.
Attorney Joe M. Hollomon is a skilled trial lawyer with more than 40 years of litigation experience. He has defended many clients whose very lives, liberty and future were at stake. He prepares meticulously for the possibility of trial in each case and maintains an active motion practice. While most criminal cases are resolved short of trial, we believe strongly that the best results are always achieved through diligent preparation.
Legal Practice Areas
Federal Drug Charges
- Possession and possession with intent to distribute and manufacturing
- Prescription drug crimes including diversion
- Drug distribution and trafficking
- RICO and continuing criminal enterprise
- Defense of seizures and forfeitures under CAFRA (Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform Act)
Federal Firearms Violations
- Possession of a firearm or ammunition by a felon
- Possession of a stolen firearm
- Possession of an illegal firearm or destructive device
- False statement or representation in connection with acquiring or possessing a firearm
- Using or carrying a firearm in relation to any crime of violence or drug trafficking crime
State Felony Charges
- violent crimes
- sex crimes
- drug distribution and trafficking
- aggravated assault
- other felony offenses
State misdemeanor charges
- drug possession
- simple assault
- shoplifting charges
White Collar Crimes
- fraud, wire fraud, mail fraud, insurance fraud, mortgage fraud, health care fraud
- interstate crimes
- RICO charges
- conspiracy charges
- grand jury matters
STATE AND FEDERAL COURTS
Joe M. Hollomon & Associates is an established and respected criminal defense firm with offices in Jackson and Gulfport, Mississippi. Our founding attorney, Joe M. Hollomon, is a former state and federal prosecutor. He has been handling criminal law cases for more than 40 years.
While many criminal defense firms focus exclusively on state criminal charges, we defend clients throughout Mississippi in state and federal courts. A considerable share of our practice is devoted to federal criminal defense. We are often retained by professionals and executives who have been arrested or who are under investigation for an alleged white collar crime. We also have extensive experience defending clients against federal drug charges, firearm violations and violent crimes.
In our state criminal defense practice, we defend clients against misdemeanor and felony charges. We are comfortable handling complex criminal cases, including homicide charges, sexual assault, armed robbery, kidnapping, aggravated assault and drug trafficking. We also provide an aggressive defense against misdemeanor charges, including DUI, simple assault and drug possession.
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STATE AND FEDERAL COURTS
Experience that makes a Difference
If you are facing criminal charges in state or federal courts, you can be confident that you will receive the experienced representation and vigorous defense you need at Joe M. Hollomon & Associates. We are committed to providing each of our clients with an aggressive and proactive defense.
Our founding attorney, Joe M. Hollomon, is a seasoned criminal defense attorney with a strong record of results. His credentials are tough to match:
- More than 40 years of experience handling criminal law cases
- Skilled trial lawyer with more than 40 years of litigation experience
- Former Assistant District Attorney
- Former Assistant U.S. Attorney
Joe M. Hollomon has been retained as counsel in many high-profile cases. He successfully represented Fortune 500 insurance company executives in both state and federal courts following Hurricane Katrina. He represented executives in the WorldCom prosecution in the Southern District of New York. He served as local counsel in the first trial of U.S. vs. Minor, which resulted in the client’s acquittal on a number of charges and a mistrial on the remainder. He has represented many clients in homicide cases, including the defense of the first death penalty prosecution in federal court in Mississippi after the re-institution of the death penalty. Following a lengthy bifurcated trial, the jury rejected the death penalty for Hollomon’s client. Most recently he has been very active in the defense of individuals charged with mortgage fraud.
Attorney Hollomon devotes a significant share of his practice to federal criminal defense, including the defense of clients accused of white collar crimes, federal drug crimes, federal firearms violations and federal sex crimes or violent crimes. He also has extensive experience defending clients against state criminal charges, including drug possession, DUI, theft and simple assault.
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