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The Law Offices of Robert Herz, P.C. provides exceptional legal services to those accused of crimes in all state and federal courts throughout Alaska. Robert Herz has been protecting and defending the rights of Alaskans for over 20 years.  At our law office we focus strictly on criminal defense.  We represent individuals from all walks of life and from all ethnic backgrounds.  The common factors are that each of our clients is facing a serious charge-- and our belief that every one of clients deserves a vigorous defense. "I like working on criminal cases because I like working with people to help them solve some of the most serious and difficult problems they may face during their lifetime.  It's rewarding when I can achieve for them the outcome they wanted." Our law firm, though based in Anchorage, represents clients throughout Alaska.  If you have a federal criminal charge or a serious state criminal charge, we would like to hear from you.  We may be your best defense!


Contact info

Law Offices of Robert Herz, P.C.

431 West Seventh Avenue
Suite 107
Anchorage, AK, 99577

Practice areas


  1. Federal Crime: 45%
    16 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 35%
    29 years
  3. White Collar Crime: 15%
    16 years
  4. Violent Crime: 5%
    29 years



Hourly ($200-400/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Frederick T. Slone

    Rob Herz is an excellent criminal defense attorney. His combination of experience, work ethic, and ethical standards make Rob a formidable advocate for anyone charged with a criminal offense.


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Awarded "Superb" ratingAvvo2015
Super Lawyer Criminal Defense AlaskaSuper Lawyers Magazine2015
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers Association2014
Alaska's Top 10 Criminal Defense AttorneysNational Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys2014
Super Lawyer Criminal Defense AlaskaSuper Lawyers2014
Avvo "Superb" ratingAvvo2014
Best Attorneys Online Criminal Defense Attorney October 2013Best Attorneys Online2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Owner/PresidentLaw Offices of Robert Herz, P.C.2000 - Present
Supervising AttorneyAlaska Public Defender Agency1993 - 2000
Public DefenderAlaska Public Defender Agency1990 - 1993
AssociateMiddleton Timme & McKay1989 - 1990
Public DefenderAlaska Public Defender Agency1988 - 1989
Superior Court Law ClerkState Of Alaska Court System1986 - 1988
Association namePosition nameDuration
Colorado Criminal Defense Bar AssociationAttorney Member2013 - Present
Colorado Bar AssociationAttorney Member2013 - Present
Alaska Association of Criminal Defense LawyersFounding Member2011 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersLifetime Member1990 - Present
Alaska Bar AssociationAttorney Member1987 - Present
Supreme Court of AlaskaCriminal Rules Advisory Committee2008 - 2014
United States District Court for the District of AlaskaCriminal Justice Act Advisory Committee2008 - 2014
Alaska Association for JusticePast Executive Committee1998 - 2004
Alaska Association of Trial LawyersFormer Board of Directors1998 - 2004
Alaska Academy of Trial LawyersPast Vice President1998 - 2004
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. Harris 3AN-10-13154All charges dropped; case dismissed.
Municipality v. Gentile 3AN-13-9438All charges dropped; case dismissed.
State v. Sherwood 3PA-11-0097All felony drug counts dismissed; client pleaded to a misdemeanor of violating conditions of release and served 90 days.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Oregon School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
University of California - DavisPolicy AnalysisB.S. with Honors1981
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
4th Annual West Coast White Collar ConferenceHow to Win Big in Small Jurisdictions2014