Criminal Defense | Serving Las Vegas, NV
Las Vegas Criminal Defense Law Firm
The attorneys at Pitaro & Fumo have extensive experience in the field of criminal litigation. We are well-versed in how the system works, and committed to protecting your rights.
We provide personal attention to every client and pride ourselves on providing legal counsel that is confidential, diligent, and professional.
We understand that the legal process can be confusing and you may not know all of the legal options available to you. That is why we take the time to talk your through all your options, providing sound legal guidance and experienced trial advocacy all designed to provide you with the best results possible in your given situation.
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If you have an issue you would like to discuss, contact us today. The initial consultation is always free and no appointment is necessary. Call us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 702-984-7684.
Thomas F. Pitaro has been practicing in Las Vegas since 1974. He consistently maintains the highest rating (AV) for a criminal defense attorney, according to Martindale Hubble Lawyer rating services.
Thomas F. Pitaro has successfully tried every type of criminal case in Las Vegas from misdemeanors to capital murder.
Thomas F. Pitaro has extensive experience practicing law in the state of Nevada. He is nationally recognized for his work in criminal defense and has represented unions, fighting for the rights of workers to organize, bargain collectively, and assemble to assert the fundamental First Amendment rights of their members.
He currently sits as one of the select few Judges on the Police use of Force Review Board.
He is also an Adjunct Professor at the UNLV Boyd School of Law where he instructs Trial Advocacy, his area of expertise.
Osvaldo “Ozzie” Fumo is a first-generation American who has lived with his family in Las Vegas since 1976. A graduate of Bishop Gorman High School, Ozzie holds degrees from the University of San Diego and Whittier Law School.
Like his partner Tom Pitaro, Ozzie also maintains the highest rating (AV) for a criminal defense attorney from Martindale-Hubbell. Ozzie is also a member of Super Lawyers.
Practicing law in Nevada for over 20 years, Ozzie is a litigator primarily focused on criminal defense work. He is admitted in all levels of the State Court in the Eighth Judicial District, practices in the United States Federal Court District of Nevada, and has argued successfully in the Ninth Circuit court of Appeals.
Ozzie Fumo is also one of the few attorneys in town with experience in capital cases.
Ozzie often serves as a legal analyst for local television stations and is frequently quoted in the Las Vegas Review-Journal as an expert on various cases. Ozzie also sits as one of the select few Judges for the Police Use of Force Board.
His memberships and awards include The American Bar Association, Nevada Trial Lawyers Association, Nevada Attorneys for Criminal Justice, The National Italian American Bar Association, Past President of the Nevada Society of Italian American Lawyers, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and in 2006 was awarded the Outstanding Service Award by the State Bar of Nevada. In 2019, Ozzie was awarded the consumer advocate a year award from the Nevada Justice Association. Additionally, in 2019 Ozzie was awarded the Defender of the year from the Nevada attorneys for criminal justice.
He is also an Adjunct Professor at the UNLV Boyd School of Law where he instructs Trial Advocacy, and was first elected to the Nevada State Assembly in 2016.