Christopher J. Mutimer is an aggressive criminal defense trial attorney who has worked with hundreds of clients involving a range of misdemeanor and felony offenses. He has a reputation as a tenacious advocate. At the start of his career, Mr. Mutimer won his first eleven bench trials in DC Superior Court. Many former clients describe Mr. Mutimer as a caring, competent and relentless advocate. The prospect of facing down a prosecutor, police officer, or being in an intimidating courtroom can be a frightening experience. Mr. Mutimer’s clients, however, have regularly expressed how they have never felt alone or unprotected due to the attention and care Mr. Mutimer brings with his advocacy. No case is too big or too small for Mr. Mutimer.
Mr. Mutimer has been named in the Top 40 under 40 for DUI and criminal defense by the National Trial Lawyers and been certified by the National Traffic & Highway Safety Administration to administer the standardized field sobriety tests. This certification is invaluable training that helps him effectively cross-examine police officers in DC DUI cases. In 2016, Mr. Mutimer left his own practice, the Law Office of Christopher Mutimer to join Scrofano Law PC. By joining Scrofano Law PC attorney Mutimer has joined a firm whose sole focus is to provide clients in need with the highest possible services in criminal defense in the Washington, DC area. Because the office of Scrofano Law PC is located right across from the Superior Court for the District of Columbia, Mr. Mutimer is always ready and available for his clients when and where they need him. Mr. Mutimer not only works in the District of Columbia but he has also made it his home, which means that he is available to help his clients and their families even if that means going to the Central Cell Block at 2:00 am when the loved one of a person recently arrested needs help the most. Mr. Mutimer was born in Maryland and grew up in the Washington, DC area. He holds a bachelors degree from American University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. He earned his Juris Doctor from Catholic University – The Columbus School of Law. While in law school, Mr. Mutimer worked full time for one of the most respected DUI defense attorneys in Washington, DC where he learned the art and science of representing clients charged with DUI and other serious crimes, including felonies and misdemeanrs. Mr. Mutimer is prepared to use his experience gained from handling jury trials and bench trials in the District of Columbia to zealously fight for your rights. From the moment you first meet him, you will understand his passion for his clients and their cases.
When you make the decision to hire Mr. Mutimer as your Washington, DC criminal and DUI defense attorney, you can rest assured you will have an aggressive and well-trained fighter in your corner when you need it the most. And, finally, just remember that when consulting a Washington, D.C. criminal and DUI defense attorney you should choose an attorney familiar with the jurisdiction who is willing to fight for your rights no matter how large the obstacles may be in your case. You want an attorney who has a firm conviction that its his job to stand up to the government. Standing up means taking cases to trial when necessary and challenging the prosecution.
While many law firms may pressure clients to take a plea deal, even when not in the client’s best interest, Mr. Mutimer will never pressure you to plea guilty when you are innocent. You want someone who understands that when you take a bad plea deal, you lose every time. You want someone with compassion and gusto not a plea artist. Contact Mr. Mutimer today for a full case evaluation.