We are Criminal Defense Attorneys.

We advise and represent clients in all areas of criminal law.

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Expertise

We are experienced attorneys practicing criminal law exclusively. Our main area of expertise is criminal defense. We represent clients and advise on general criminal law, white collar and administrative criminal law as well as mutual legal assistance in criminal matters.

Criminal Defense

We advise and represent individuals as well as companies as accused parties in all areas of criminal law.

Corporate Consulting and Representation

We advise companies on criminal law and compliance issues as well as on the development and implementation of compliance programs.

Representation of Damaged Parties

We file criminal complaints and support injured individuals as well as companies damaged by criminal offences in the enforcement of civil claims in criminal proceedings.

Data Protection

We secure our internal and external communication using highest security standards.

Network

We are familiar with cross-border proceedings and have a reliable international network of colleagues specializing in criminal law and other legal areas.

Publications and Lectures

We regularly publish articles on criminal law, attend and speak at conferences and are invited as lecturers at Universities.

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Attorneys

We work exclusively in criminal law and have extensive practical experience. We are dedicated to achieving the best outcome for our clients. As a well-established team, we respond promptly and are used to efficiently handling complex cases with extensive files.

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Laura Jetzer

Dr. iur., Attorney at Law,
Certified Specialist SBA Criminal Law

jetzer@jetzer-frank.ch

Laura Jetzer holds a doctorate in criminal law and is a Certified Specialist SBA (Swiss Bar Association) Criminal Law. She studied law at the University of Lucerne and at Northwestern University School of Law in Chicago and was subsequently admitted to the Zurich bar. Prior to founding Jetzer Frank, Laura Jetzer worked at the Public Prosecutor's Office of the Canton of Zurich for violent crimes, at the Meilen District Court, at a renowned Zurich law firm and at a law firm specializing in criminal law. She is mainly active in general criminal law as well as white collar criminal law. She has extensive practical experience in representing individuals in interrogations and in court. Laura Jetzer is a lecturer in criminal defense at the University of Lucerne and has been publishing regularly on criminal law for many years.

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Friedrich Frank

Attorney at Law,
Certified Specialist SBA Criminal Law

frank@jetzer-frank.ch

Friedrich Frank is an attorney at law and a Certified Specialist SBA (Swiss Bar Association) Criminal Law. He studied law at the University of Tübingen. After working as an assistant at the University of Berne for several years, as a tutor for white collar criminal law at the University of St. Gallen HSG and as a trainee at the Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland, he passed the Bernese bar exam. Friedrich Frank, who is also admitted to the bar in Germany, subsequently worked for many years in a renowned Zurich law firm as well as in a law firm specializing in criminal law, both primarily in the field of white collar and administrative criminal law. He is co-editor of the blog verwaltungsstrafrecht.ch and the Basle Commentary on Administrative Criminal Law. Friedrich Frank has been regularly holding lectures and publishing on criminal law for many years.

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Kristin Ebner

MLaw, LL.M., Attorney at Law

ebner@jetzer-frank.ch

Kristin Ebner is an attorney at law. She studied law at the University of Zurich (MLaw) and the Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College in London (LL.M.). During her studies, she worked in a corporate law firm in Zurich and at the Public Prosecutor's Office of Zurich-Limmat. Before she was admitted to the Zurich bar, Kristin worked in a renowned corporate law firm in Zurich as well as at the District Court of Zurich, especially at the compulsory measures court.

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Nora Markwalder

Prof. Dr. iur., Consultant

 

Nora Markwalder is a professor of criminal law, criminal procedure and criminology at the University of St. Gallen HSG. She studied both law and criminology at the University of Lausanne and at the College of Criminal Justice at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas. After working for several years at the University of Zurich, where she also obtained her doctorate, and at the District Court of Dielsdorf, she was admitted to the Zurich bar. Nora Markwalder then worked for several years as an attorney in a law firm specializing in criminal law until she was appointed to the University of St. Gallen HSG. She is director at the university’s Competence Centre for Criminal Law and Criminology (SK-HSG).