Dr. Werner Semmler, Rechtsanwalt


Lawyer, Specialist Solicitor for Criminal Law

– 1991

  • Law study at the University of Passau

– 1993

  • Doctoral study at the chair of Prof. Werner Beulke, Passau, chair for criminal law, criminal procedure law and criminology, on the topic: "Trial behaviour of the judge in terms of section 24 II StPO (German Code of Criminal Procedure), particularly procedural irregularities as grounds for recusal".

– 1996

  • Legal internship at the Upper Regional Court of Munich
  • Intern rotation with Prof. Reinhold Schlothauer, Esq., Bremen


  • Admission to practise law
  • Employment in the criminal law office of Prof. Rainer Hamm, Frankfurt am Main

Since 1997

  • Attorney in private practice, admitted in Germany

Additional qualifications

  • Attorney specialising in criminal law

Areas of concentration

  • Defence and counselling in criminal matters and administrative offence proceedings
  • Representation in commercial law
  • Counselling in art law


  • Member of the Arbeitsgemeinschaft Strafrecht des Deutschen Anwaltsvereins (Working Group on Criminal Law of the German Bar Association)
  • Member of the Anwaltsverein Regensburg (Regensburg Bar Association)
  • Member of the Rechtsanwaltskammer Nürnberg (Nuremberg Chamber of Lawyers)

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