Theodore G. Hartman
Attorney Theodore G. Hartman is Senior Trial Counsel at Musa-Obregon &
Associates concentrating in the defense of serious crimes and criminal
Before joining the firm, he was principal of Hartman Immigration and Criminal
Defense in Houston, TX and Lake Charles, LA, where he practiced mainly
in the federal and immigration courts in Texas and Louisiana from 2009
to 2015. He also regularly defended clients before the Louisiana Immigration
Courts in Oakdale, Louisiana and New Orleans. At Hartman, he defended
people charged with the most serious Louisiana state and federal felony
cases including murder, aggravated rape, major drug smuggling, armed robbery,
and illegal alien hostage taking. While at Hartman, he served as a member
of the Criminal Justice Act Panel where he was assigned to represent federal
defendants by the Houston federal court in the Southern District of Texas.
During 2006 through 2008, Mr. Hartman was a felony trial attorney at the
Public Defender’s Office in New Orleans, LA, where he tried over
30 felony jury and judge trials to verdict.
Mr. Hartman received
Juris Doctor degree from the Washington University School of Law in St Louis, MO in 2003.
He earned a
Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania in 2000,
where he minored in Spanish and studied in Sevilla, Spain. A native New
Yorker, he is a member of the bars of New York and Louisiana and of various
federal courts. Mr. Hartman is also fluent in Spanish and lives in the
beautiful Hudson Valley in upstate NY.