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Jennifer Hinkebein Culotta
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Jennifer Hinkebein Culotta

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense

About Me


I have led several internal investigations in the United States
and foreign countries, from both sides of the investigation.  These investigations have uncovered fraud,
corruption and deception on the part of rogue employees or subsidiaries.  I have assisted my clients in being
pro-active to root out problems from within and protecting them from elements
that might have financial or regulatory consequences.


 


I appeared on TruTV (formerly Court TV) to
comment on the trial of State v. Houston,
Roane Criminal No. 13404A and B
(allegations of a double homicide entailing
the death of two police officers).


 


While a Federal Prosecutor with the U.S. Environmental
Protection Agency, I provided advice as to legal issues and possible
ramifications of policy decisions on complex cases, national and international
in scope, arising in the enforcement of the criminal provisions of
environmental statutes.  Further, I served as a national consultant on criminal enforcement of environmental statutes,
primarily responsible for reviewing EPA's national and international criminal
enforcement activities.  Lastly, I represented
the criminal enforcement branch of EPA, providing assistance to senior agency
officials in preparation of Congressional testimony. 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1988

  1. Criminal Defense: 100%
    29 years

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Bart Betteau

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Bart Betteau DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Gina Rochelle Tennen

    I endorse this lawyer. Amazing attorney. She is diligent, accomplished and talented. Her results speak for themselves. I have worked with Ms. Culotta for almost 8 years on hundreds of cases and she never ceases to amaze me with her out of box thinking, sharp edge and creative tactics. All lead to a win!

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    Gina Tennen Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

The Hess House
815 E. Market Street
New Albany, IN, 47150

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
KYAuthorized to practice law200705/19/2009
INActive In Good Standing200705/30/2015
DCActive 200205/24/2015
LAEligible to practice law198805/03/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Nation's Top One PercentNational Association of Distinguished Counsel2015
Pinnacle Professional MemberContinental Who's Who2015
Top 100 Criminal Defense LawyersAmerican Society of Legal Advocates2014
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2014

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerCulotta & Culotta LLP2005 - Present
PartnerHunton & Williams2001 - 2005
Exectuive CounselU.S. Environmental Protection Agency1996 - 2001
Assistant Attorney GeneralLouisiana Department of Justice1995 - 1996

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Indiana State BarN/AN/A
Kentucky Bar AssociationN/AN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
State v. Jerry AskrenFound Not Guilty by Jury
State v. Nicholas HowellFound Not Guilty by Jury
State v. Donald WoodsCase Dismissed

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Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of LouisvilleLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
University of LouisvilleJournalism and Mass CommunicationBA - Bachelor of Arts1984