About Avi Himi Law Firm
Avi Himi Law Office is a boutique law firm in the field of criminal law. The firm’s specializations include white collar offenses, sexual offences, offenses involving death (from murder to causing death by negligence), fraud and bribery offenses, violent offenses, property offenses and more.
The firm’s activities are based on values of integrity, transparency and trust, which position it as one of Israel’s leading firms in the area of criminal law.
The lawyers working for the firm believe in the right of every person to professional legal representation and a thorough and deep examination into the facts of the case and legal matters through involvement, concern and cooperation.
About the Firm
The firm was founded in 1990 by Adv. Avi Himi and is located in Gibor Sport House near the Diamond Exchange in Ramat Gan.
Leading lawyers work at the firm alongside a dedicated and attentive administrative staff.
The firm provides clients with a range of legal services from routine consultancy and involvement before investigation by the authorities through to support during arrest procedures, representation in hearing procedures before indictments are filed and conducting the case in the courts.
The firm has many years of experience in successfully representing clients in the courts, before public attorneys and prosecution authorities, through involving experts and various specialists to produce the best results for clients.
The Firm’s Clients
Avi Himi Law Office represents every suspect and accused regardless including publicly elected representatives among them cabinet ministers, mayors and other public servants as well as police, soldiers, prisoners and even lawyers requiring representation. The firm represents clients in all courts, before parole boards, in appeals to the High Court of Justice and administrative courts, disciplinary committees, and the Israel Football Association disciplinary committee.
Over the years, the law firm has obtained significant and unprecedented legal achievements and many successes which cannot be disclosed in order to protect the privacy of the firm’s clients.
Professional Social Involvement
Adv. Avi Himi is a renowned and leading professional figure on Israel’s criminal law scene.
As such, Adv. Avi Himi serves as head of the Israel Bar Association’s Central District, oral examiner in certification exams of the Israel Bar Association, Chairman of the Committee to the Minister of the Interior Affairs on matters concerning Refugees, and lecturer to lawyers, security personnel and various forums in institutions of higher learning.
Adv. Avi Himi was a lecturer of Criminal Law Arrangements at Netanya Academic College, and was the former Co-Chairman of the Israel Bar Association’s National Criminal Forum and former Member of Rosh Ha’ayin City Council.
Pro Bono Activities
Values of social involvement are a main plank in the activities of the firm. The firm represents pro-bono those involved in protest demonstrations for Ethiopian immigrants.
Adv. Avi Himi
Adv. Avi Himi has been licensed to practice as a lawyer by the Israel Bar Association since 1990. He is a Tel Aviv University graduate and prior to his studies served as an officer in the Israel Defense Forces. During his studies, he undertook his specialization at the office of Zvi Lidasky where he served until his studies were completed. Subsequently he specialized in the Central District Attorney’s office and in the Netanya Magistrates Court.
Adv. Himi he lectured on Criminal Law in Netanya’s Academic college and served as the Head of Rosh HaAyin’s Council and as the Chairman of the Israeli Bar’s Criminal Law Forum. In addition, Adv. Himi serves as the Chairman of the Consulting Committee for the Minister of Internal Affairs Regarding Refugee Matters, publishes opinion articles and reviews at different websites.
Adv. Himi is also the founder and head of the Central District of the Israeli Bar.
Adv. Moshe Weiss
Licensed to practice as a lawyer by the Israel Bar Association since 2005 and a College of Management graduate.
He served his specialization at the Rehovot Magistrates Court and has since then been employed at Avi Himi Law Office.
Adv. Arie Schachnai
Licensed lawyer since 2014, an LL.B. graduate of The Academic Center of Law and Science.
Started as an intern at Avi Himi & Co., and has been practicing in the firm since he was licensed.