Therese M. Hankel

Therese M. Hankel

Mammoth Lakes, California Attorney Leading Clients to Positive Outcomes

Firm Overview

Knowledgeable attorney with more than 25 years of experience securing victories
Therese M. Hankel in Mammoth Lakes, California represents individuals who reside in and visit the Eastern Sierra, including Mono County (including Mammoth Lakes, Lee Vining, June Lake, Bridgeport, Coleville, and Walker) and Inyo County (including Bishop, Big Pine, Lone Pine, Big Pine, Round Valley, Independence), in matters of criminal defense, DUI, family law, personal injury and business law. She also has a niche practice representing mountaineers. Therese M. Hankel is a skilled and knowledgeable attorney with more than 25 years of experience providing clients with effective legal representation. She has a demonstrated track record of successfully defending innocent clients who have been unfairly charged with crimes and of helping clients reach their goals in their legal matters. Her civil manner and professional demeanor enable her to efficiently maneuver through the legal system to secure positive results. She is compassionate toward her clients; however, she will represent you aggressively in court. As a former actress, she is able to effectively use those skills in her communication and presentation as a litigator. She approaches each case with personal attention, and she provides you with realistic solutions to your legal needs. To schedule a consultation and find out how she can help you, call Therese M. Hankel today.

Ethical practice devoted to upholding justice
-Experience - Therese M. Hankel is a competent and experienced trial and appellate attorney who will zealously defend your rights in court. She applies a thorough approach to trial strategy with aggressive representation to help ensure that you achieve a positive outcome.
-Reputation - While in law school she won awards for her trial skills and was a Law Review Editor. She is widely respected for her achievements in the courtroom. Her reputation is a testament to her skill and ability in helping you reach your goals.
-Ethics - Her sense of professional ethics ensures devotion to every client. She will work to help you understand the system and to regain a sense of control in your life as she zealously represents you to help secure a successful resolution to your case.

Skilled attorney fighting for clients' rights in a variety of practice areas
Therese M. Hankel represents clients in matters of criminal law, DUI, family law, personal injury and general business law.
-Criminal defense - Therese M. Hankel's criminal defense practice protects the freedom of those who have been charged with crimes ranging from misdemeanors to serious felonies in both state and federal court.
-DUI - Her DUI practice defends those who have been charged with a DUI arising out of alcohol and/or drugs. She handles both charges in state court and administrative hearings with the DMV. She fights tenaciously to overcome the evidence against you and to ensure the best possible outcome.

-Family law - In her family law practice, she listen to your needs and helps you reach solutions in matters such as child custody and support disputes, guardianships. adoption, divorce, alimony, and pre- and post-nuptial agreements..

Main Office

Main Office
12 Shady Rest Road, P.O. BOX 2728
Mammoth Lakes CA



Criminal Defense

An experienced firm fighting for your rights

If you have been charged with a crime in California, it is essential that you have an experienced criminal defense attorney on your side. For more than 25 years, Therese M. Hankel has been fighting to defend the rights of clients. She has built her reputation on getting results. She is intimately familiar with all facets of the California criminal justice system, and she has the knowledge and skill to ensure that you understand your legal options and to guide you through the legal process.

Therese M. Hankel represents clients in state and federal courts on charges ranging from minor offenses to serious felonies, including:

-Traffic violations
-Assault and battery
-Possession of drugs
-Theft and larceny
-Homicide - murder/manslaughter
-Domestic violence
-White-collar crime
-and more

When you have charges on your record that you want eliminated, Therese M. Hankel can help you get those charges sealed or expunged, or she can represent you in appellate court.

No matter what obstacle has been placed in your way, rest assured that she will strive diligently to help you overcome it and work tenaciously to attain the best possible result for you.

Going the extra mile to ensure your freedom
Therese M. Hankel goes the extra mile to ensure that you get the justice you deserve. She has taken an oath to provide exemplary service - an oath that she is dedicated to honoring. Through very careful preparation and firm attention to detail, her efforts are always focused on achieving that goal. She personally speaks with witnesses; combs through police records; and thoroughly examines the alleged crime scene, if necessary. She also brings in experts who challenge the prosecution and help to prepare trial strategy.

Nothing is more important than your freedom. If you need a defense attorney who is dedicated to your case, contact Therese M. Hankel today.

Therese M. Hankel

Therese M. Hankel

Practice Areas
-Civil Litigation
-Appellate Practice (Appeals)
-Criminal Defense
-Criminal Forfeiture
-Driving While Intoxicated
-Construction Accidents
-Construction Litigation
-Civil Practice
-Breach of Contract
-Contract Litigation
-Family Law
-General Practice
-Personal Injury
-Automobile Accidents and Injuries
-Dog Bites
-Personal Injury Defense
-Real Estate
-Boundary Disputes
-Adverse Possession
-Quiet Title
-Trademark Registration
-Trademark Protection

1986, Minnesota; 1987, U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota; 1994, California; 2002, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California

Law School
William Mitchell College of Law, J.D.; Member: Mono County and Los Angeles County Bar Associations

Member, 1984


William Mitchell College of Law
Juris Doctorate ,