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Federal Environmental Crimes

Criminal Defense Lawyer in Anchorage

Environmental crimes can include a number of different offenses that involve pollution, or crimes against wildlife where otherwise prohibited. If you have been arrested and charged with an environmental crime, then you need to retain skillful representation for your case that can help you effectively fight the charges against you and help you pursue the results that you need for your future.

Examples of various environmental crimes that can be committed may include the following among others:

  • Dumping raw sewage into waterways
  • Killing a bald eagle
  • Littering
  • Smuggling chemicals
  • Oil spills

The penalties that you face for conviction of an environmental crime will depend on the specifics of the offense, the damage that was done and how long it will last, your criminal history, and a number of other elements. Generally, conviction of an environmental crime will include penalties of hefty fines, jail time, probation, and other penalties. You need to retain legal representation that understands the severity of your situation and that can provide you with the defense representation that you need for your future.

Charged with an environmental crime?

With nearly two decades of experience in defending the rights of the criminally accused, you can rest assured that Attorney Steve Wells will aggressively fight for your rights. You could face some significant penalties for conviction, and you need to ensure that your rights are upheld throughout the duration of your case. You need the assistance of a skilled Anchorage criminal defense lawyer from the Law Offices of Steve M. Wells on your side. Attorney Wells' firm offers a free case evaluation so that you may receive some basic advice and information regarding your criminal charges before making any financial commitment to his office.

Contact Attorney Wells today to discuss the charges that you currently face, and to retain his services to pursue the results that you need for your future.

The Right Lawyer Can Make The Difference

Here are a few achievements that set Attorney Steve Wells apart:
  • Founding President of the AACDL

    (Alaska Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers)

  • Former Member of the Board of Directors of the NACDL

    (National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers)

  • CLE Presenter Nationwide

    (Continuing Legal Education or Seminars for Lawyers)

Hear It From Our Clients

  • “The charges against me were dismissed.”


  • “A friend recommended I hire Steve Wells.”