Trout Cacheris & Janis is a small Washington, D.C. law firm with a focus on complex litigation, both civil and criminal. Originally formed in 1996 as Trout & Richards, our mission has always been to serve the growing demand for a small firm with attorneys experienced in sophisticated matters. In an environment where the cost of complex litigation continues to escalate, our goal is to provide the highest quality legal representation with the cost advantages and personal attention available in a small firm setting.