Alpine, California Criminal Lawyers

Vikas Bajaj
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California Criminal Law Attorney with 18 years experience

Attorney Vikas Bajaj is a San Diego-based criminal defense attorney fighting for the rights of individuals and corporations who have been charged with a crime. Attorney Vikas Bajaj started his own defense firm, The Law... Read More »
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Vikram Singh Monder
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San Diego's Award-Winning Criminal & DUI Defense

Vik Monder has put together a team of experienced trial lawyers with a legal focus in the area of Criminal & DUI Defense throughout San Diego County. After being nominated for the Top Young Attorney List within the... Read More »
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Anna Reese Yum
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California Criminal Law Lawyer with 13 years experience

Attorney Anna Yum is a former prosecutor and preeminent award-winning criminal defense attorney. Ms. Yum is a nationally recognized trial attorney who is regularly called upon and trusted by national television networks... Read More »
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David M. Boertje
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California Criminal Law Attorney with 16 years experience

University of San Diego School of LawCalifornia and U.S. District Court Southern District of California
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El Cajon, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 30 years experience
(800) 383-5002 13465 Camino Canada #106-103
El Cajon, CA 92021
Criminal and DUI
Western State Univ
Lakeside, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 36 years experience
(619) 557-5610 9468 Palomino Ridge Dr
Lakeside, CA 92040
Criminal
Un of North Carolina School of Law
El Cajon, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 36 years experience
157 Dawn View Way
El Cajon, CA 92021
Criminal
Loyola Law School
El Cajon, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(800) 383-5002 13465 Camino Canada #106-103
El Cajon, CA 92021
Criminal
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
El Cajon, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 49 years experience
(619) 588-8483 800 Vista Grande Rd
El Cajon, CA 92019
Criminal and DUI
Univ of San Diego School of Law
Mr. Leif Harrison Kleven
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Chula Vista, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(619) 796-3680 910 Hale Place
Suite 212
Chula Vista, CA 91914
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals and Personal Injury
California Western School of Law
Mr. Kleven is a member of the State Bar of California, and also a member of the U.S. District Court, Southern District of California. Prior to opening his own practice in 2013, Mr. Kleven was an associate attorney at Baughman & Associates. Mr. Kleven's practice focuses on criminal defense and immigration law. Mr. Kleven earned his law degree from California Western School of Law in San Diego. He also earned a bachelor’s degree in international politics from Brigham Young University.
Tate R. Lounsbery
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El Cajon, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(619) 792-1451 270 E Douglas Ave
El Cajon, CA 92020
Free ConsultationCriminal, Administrative, Appeals and Juvenile
University of San Diego School of Law
Tate represents clients in Child Abuse Central Index (CACI) grievance proceedings throughout California.
Paul A. Hefley Jr.
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El Cajon, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 3 years experience
(619) 831-1223 270 E. Douglas Avenue
El Cajon, CA 92020
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Attorney Paul A. Hefley, Jr. is a San Diego criminal defense attorney who prides himself on providing aggressive, effective, and affordable representation for a wide range of criminal charges and post-conviction relief.
Christopher Yturralde
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La Mesa, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(760) 235-4480 3755 Avocado Blvd.
#434
La Mesa, CA 91941
Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
Univ of San Diego School of Law
Mr. Yturralde has practiced law for over twenty years. He has tried both civil and criminal case before juries including personal injury, wrongful death, white collar criminal, large scale drug cases and murder. He is a former Deputy District Attorney for the County of Imperial and a former Special Assistant United States Attorney. Mr. Yturralde offers legal services in both the Imperial and San Diego counties. He is fluent in Spanish. El abogado se habla Espanol.
Sheryl Susan Graf
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Lakeside, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(619) 607-0831 9562 Wintergardens Blvd Ste 154
Lakeside, CA 92040
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Bradley Corbett
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California Criminal Law Lawyer with 10 years experience

Our professional team is known for working tirelessly to win our clients’ cases. Let us prove it to you in a free consultation. We will take the time to listen to your situation and help you understand the possible... Read More »
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David P. Shapiro
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California Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 years experience

Arrested for a crime he, admittedly, did commit in 2004, David P. Shapiro experienced firsthand the same fear, uncertainty, and concern for his future and freedom so many of his clients undergo when arrested or under... Read More »
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Holly S. Hanover
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San Diego, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(619) 295-1264 San Diego and El Centro areas
San Diego, CA 91977
Criminal
California Western School of Law
Michael David Kern
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La Mesa, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(619) 200-2808 5360 Jackson Drive, Ste 218
La Mesa, CA 91942
Criminal
California Western School of Law
Christina Oleson
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Ramona, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(760) 787-0609 713 D Street, Suite D
Ramona, CA 92065
Criminal and DUI
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Serving all of San Diego County. We represent clients in criminal, DUI, and traffic ticket defense matters. Defend your rights. Defend your freedom. Oleson Law.
Ernest Joe Lee Sr
Claimed Lawyer Profile
La Mesa, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(619) 806-8017 8515 Chloe Ave
Apt 229
La Mesa, CA 91942
Criminal, Consumer, DUI and Personal Injury
Univ of Missouri School of Law
Michael Scott Martin
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Santee, CA Criminal Law Attorney
(619) 270-8844 9550 Cuyamaca Street, Suite 103
Santee, CA 92071
Criminal, Divorce, Family and White Collar Crime
Contact my office for a consultation at (888) 200-6526. As a former prosecutor, I have handled an extensive and heavy caseload and spent countless hours negotiating with other attorneys and preparing for and taking cases to trial. As a prosecutor I handled over 500 arraignments, 40 cases to resolution, and five jury trials, including a six week special circumstance homicide trial, as a second chair attorney. It is this experience that I will bring to your case. You can be assured, my office will communicate with you as your case develops and zealously represent...
La Mesa, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(619) 234-3707 3755 Avocado Blvd # 293
La Mesa, CA 91941
Criminal and DUI
Univ of San Diego School of Law
San Diego, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 47 years experience
(619) 582-6047 5173 Waring Rd # 247
San Diego, CA 92120
Criminal
UCLA School of Law
La Mesa, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(619) 697-0333 9001 Grossmont Blvd Ste 716
La Mesa, CA 91941
Criminal
McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific
La Mesa, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 55 years experience
(619) 417-4242 9166 Dillon Dr
La Mesa, CA 91941
Criminal
Harvard Univ Law School
El Cajon, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(619) 588-2064 275 E Douglas Ave Ste 114
El Cajon, CA 92020
Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
Ohio State Univ COL
Sean F. Leslie
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California Criminal Law Attorney with 29 years experience

University of San Diego School of LawCalifornia and United States District Court Southern District of California
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Saman Nasseri
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California Criminal Law Attorney

Nasseri Legal is a full service criminal defense and immigration law firm. We handle all State and Federal misdemeanor and felony cases, DUI's, and post conviction relief work. We also handle all immigration related... Read More »
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La Mesa, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(760) 960-2291 8030 La Mesa Blvd.
PMB 313
La Mesa, CA 91942
Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
Western State Univ
Spring Valley, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(619) 669-0543 3247 Paseo del Campo
Spring Valley, CA 91978
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Western Sierra Law School
San Diego, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 38 years experience
(760) 357-0599 5657 Marne Ave
San Diego, CA 92120
Criminal, Animal, Appeals and DUI
California Western School of Law
Bonita, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 40 years experience
(619) 851-8444 PO Box 52
Bonita, CA 91908
Criminal
Univ of San Diego School of Law
El Cajon, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 45 years experience
(619) 440-5242 222 W Madison Ave
El Cajon, CA 92020
Criminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Social Security Disability
Western State Univ
La Mesa, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(619) 667-9600 5464 Grossmont Center Dr
La Mesa, CA 91942
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Western State Univ
Bonita, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(619) 267-4743 PO Box 1713
Bonita, CA 91902
Criminal and DUI
UC Davis School of Law King Hall
Chula Vista, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(619) 422-4885 2082 Otay Lakes Rd Ste 102
Chula Vista, CA 91913
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
La Mesa, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 50 years experience
(619) 238-1124 7918 El Cajon Blvd Ste N273
La Mesa, CA 91942
Criminal and DUI
Univ of San Diego School of Law
Ramona, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(760) 789-2611 1222 D Street
Ramona, CA 92065
Criminal and Personal Injury
Samantha Greene
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California Criminal Law Lawyer with 16 years experience

Samantha Greene is an attorney for the criminal department of Sevens Legal, APC. Mrs. Greene brings over 10 years of experience as a criminal attorney to the benefit of her clients. Mrs. Greene began her legal career... Read More »
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Tate R. Lounsbery
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California Criminal Law Attorney with 13 years experience

Tate represents clients in Child Abuse Central Index (CACI) grievance proceedings throughout California. Read More »
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El Cajon, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(619) 588-2828 275 E Douglas Ave Ste 103
El Cajon, CA 92020
Criminal, Bankruptcy and DUI
California Western School of Law
La Mesa, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(619) 448-6500 7777 Alvarado Rd
Ste 413
La Mesa, CA 91942
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
California Western School of Law
El Cajon, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(619) 579-6617 275 E Douglas Ave Ste 106
El Cajon, CA 92020
Criminal
Univ of San Diego School of Law
El Cajon, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 46 years experience
(619) 579-2727 275 E Douglas #116
El Cajon, CA 92020
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Univ of San Diego School of Law
San Diego, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(619) 583-9117 5074 Debby Dr
San Diego, CA 92115
Criminal, DUI, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Univ of San Diego School of Law
El Cajon, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(619) 441-4871 250 E Main St 8th Fl
El Cajon, CA 92020
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Univ of San Diego School of Law
La Mesa, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 43 years experience
(619) 589-5444 P O Box 2160
La Mesa, CA 91942
Criminal and DUI
Western State Univ
San Diego, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(619) 218-1056 6674 Airoso Ave
San Diego, CA 92120
Criminal
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Santee, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 38 years experience
(619) 231-2001 9625 Mission Gorge Rd
Ste B2-306
Santee, CA 92071
Criminal, Business and DUI
Western State Univ
La Mesa, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 49 years experience
(619) 460-2222 8844 La Mesa Blvd
La Mesa, CA 91942
Criminal and DUI
Univ of San Diego School of Law
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Alpine Criminal Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

Legal Aid Society of San Diego
(877) 534-2454
El Cajon, CA

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Arrested or facing criminal charges?

Criminal law addresses the government's prosecution of individuals who have been accused of committing a crime. Such laws may be federal, state, or local. The prosecution represents the people of a particular jurisdiction, and acts on behalf of the government by bringing a case against an accused. Under the U.S. Constitution, a person accused of a crime may have the right to a criminal defense attorney during interrogations and certain other times before and during a trial.

Whether you are under police investigation, have been arrested, or are facing charges, having an advocate familiar with the criminal justice system.

Most jurisdictions classify crimes as felonies or misdemeanors, with felonies being the more serious offenses with the possibility of more severe sentences. Some criminal lawyers focus on a specific area of criminal defense law, such as white-collar crime, drug offenses, theft crimes, or violent crimes. You should consult with a criminal defense lawyer early on in the process to preserve options, such as diversion programs or plea bargains.

When hiring a criminal defense attorney, you should evaluate the experience and fee structure of the attorney. Some offer a free consultation to discuss your case.


Accomplice liability: If a person aids, assists, or encourages another in the commission of a crime, they are criminally liable as an accomplice to the crime.

Self-defense: The claim that an act otherwise criminal was legally justifiable because it was necessary to protect a person or property from the threat or action of another.