Team

Dr. Angela Cavallo

Phone: +41 44 256 16 00
angela.cavallo@zeltweg.ch

Practice areas

Angela Cavallo specializes in the fields of criminal law and criminal procedure law, including accessory criminal law (road traffic law, narcotic related crimes, etc.), juvenile criminal law, corporate crime and victim assistance law. Angela Cavallo assists and defends accused persons in every stage of the proceedings. She furthermore represents victims' and injured parties' interests, especially in civil law compensation and reparation claims.
Angela Cavallo’s practice also focuses on marital, divorce, and family law.
Dr. Cavallo provides counselling as well as litigation services.


Experience

Since 2013 Partner with Zeltweg Rechtsanwälte
2012 - 2013 Independent lawyer
2006 - 2012 Academic and teaching assistant at the University of Zurich, School of Law, to the chair in criminal and criminal procedure law, Prof. Dr. Andreas Donatsch
2000 - 2002 Law clerk at the court of social securities of the Canton of Zurich, Winterthur
1997 - 1999 Law clerk at the district court of Bulach
1995 - 1996 Law clerk at the public prosecutor's office in Bulach


Education

2013 University of Zurich, School of Law (Dr. iur.)
2002 University of Virginia (USA), School of Law (visiting scholar)
2000 Bar admission
1995 University of Zurich, School of Law (lic. iur.)


Languages

German, Italian, English, French


Memberships

Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
Zurich Lawyer’s Association (ZJV)
Swiss Criminological Association (SKG / SSDP)
Criminal Defense Emergency Service (Pikett Strafverteidigung)
Alumni Organization of the University of Zurich, School of Law (ius alumni)


Publications

- Die Sicherheitsleistung nach Art. 238 ff. StPO, Ersatzmassnahme bei Fluchtgefahr der beschuldigten Person (Bail according to Art. 238 ff. StPO, alternative measure to the risk that the accused person may abscond, Diss. Zurich 2013
- Liber amicorum für Andreas Donatsch, Im Einsatz für Wissenschaft, Lehre und Praxis (Liber amicorum for Andreas Donatsch, in service for research, teaching and practice), edited by Angela Cavallo et al., Zürich 2012: co-editor
- Kommentar zur Schweizerischen Strafprozessordnung (StPO) (Commentary on Swiss criminal procedure law), edited by Andreas Donatsch/Viktor Lieber/Thomas Hansjakob, Zurich 2010: commentation of Art. 437-444 StPO
 - Entwicklungen im Strafrecht (Developments in criminal law), SJZ 108 (2012) 546 ff. (co-author with Andreas Donatsch)
- Entwicklungen im Strafrecht (Developments in criminal law), SJZ 107 (2011) 521 ff. (co-author with Andreas Donatsch)
- Entwicklungen im Strafprozessrecht (Developments in criminal procedure law), SJZ 106 (2010) 402 ff. (co-author with Andreas Donatsch)
- Entwicklungen im Strafprozessrecht (Developments in criminal procedure law), SJZ 105 (2009) 397 ff. (co-author with Andreas Donatsch)
- Entwicklungen im Strafrecht (Developments in criminal law), SJZ 104 (2008) 543 ff. (co-author with Andreas Donatsch)
- Entwicklungen im Strafrecht (Developments in criminal law), SJZ 103 (2007) 550 ff. (co-author with Andreas Donatsch)