Lotus, California Criminal Lawyers

Dan Frank Koukol
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California Criminal Law Attorney with 32 years experience

University of the PacificCalifornia
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Mr. Michael J. Wise Esq.
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California Criminal Law Attorney with 24 years experience

University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of LawCalifornia
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Nancy King
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Free Consultation! Aggressive Defense Lawyer! Experience Makes a Difference!

I am dedicated to representing the criminally accused. I will use my knowledge, reputation, and determination to defend your liberty and livelihood! Visit my website to see client reviews. Call for a free consultation.
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James Thomas Reilly
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California Criminal Law Lawyer with 43 years experience

Summit Defense is the Bay Area's premiere Criminal Defense Firm. We have gathered an experienced team of attorneys with over 120 years of combined and diverse experience and background that works together... Read More »
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Rachel D Miller
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Placerville, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(530) 903-8117 463 Main Street
Suite D
Placerville, CA 95667
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Rachel Miller has been a criminal defense attorney for 14 years in El Dorado County. Ms. Miller started in this county out of law school working for the now Honorable Steven C. Bailey (South Lake Tahoe, Dept. 3) as an associate attorney, handling criminal defense cases and some civil cases. Ms. Miller transitioned into the El Dorado County Public Defenders office and worked in that office for 9 years, assisting indigent criminal defendants. She represented both misdemeanor and felony clients, as well as juvenile criminal clients. Ms. Miller was the attorney assigned the collaborative treatment courts...
Michael Thomas Lynch
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Auburn, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(530) 886-4006 1223 High Street Ste B6
Auburn, CA 95603
Free ConsultationCriminal, Animal, DUI and Employment
Empire School of Law
I am Michael Thomas Lynch, Attorney at Law. For years, individuals across the region have turned to my law firm for help when they get arrested and need a criminal defense attorney or when they need civil litigation assistance. Bar Admissions: California, 2005 Education: Empire College Law School, Santa Rosa, California J.D. - 2004 Major: Litigation, Evidence, Trial. Humboldt State University, Arcata, California B.A. - 1986 Major: Zoology Professional Associations and Memberships: California State Bar, Placer...
David Gregory Cohen
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Auburn, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(530) 823-7700 1515 Lincoln Way
Auburn, CA 95603
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
University of California - Hastings College of the Law
David G. Cohen founded the Cohen Defense Group in 2017 with the retirement of noted Placer County Criminal Defense Lawyer, Mark A. Berg. David had joined the Law Offices of Mark A. Berg in 1996. Mr. Cohen is a certified Criminal Law Specialist by the California Board of Legal Specialization and has been involved in representing defendants in felony and misdemeanor cases in California for over 20 years. His current caseload in the firm includes felony cases, “three strike” cases, drug crimes, and homicides. Moreover, Mr. Cohen is the firm’s primary attorney driving under the influence cases...
David A. Brooks
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Placerville, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 33 years experience
(916) 300-9877 474 Main St.
Placerville, CA 95667
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
David A. Brooks, Attorney at Law has been finding solutions to troubled times since 1985. Practice limited to Criminal Defense, Juvenile Defense, and Child Dependency. Call me when experience matters and you need solid and understandable legal advice. Misdemeanors, Felonies, Child Protective Services. Practicing in El Dorado, Placer, Sacramento, Amador Counties.
Zachary P Merliss
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Auburn, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 2 years experience
(530) 823-7700 1515 Lincoln Way
Auburn, CA 95603
Criminal
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Zachary P. Merliss joined the Cohen Defense Group in May 2017. He graduated from the University of Southern California School of Law and became a member of the California Bar in 2016. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Merliss was a legal fellow at the Federal Public Defender’s Office in the District of Nevada, and also an active member of an improvisational comedy club. Currently, he defends a wide variety of misdemeanor cases, such as drug possession, petty theft, assault and battery, and driving under the influence. During law school, Mr. Merliss gained exposure to the prosecution side of the...
Amber Lyn Zehrung
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Auburn, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(530) 823-7700 1515 Lincoln Way
Auburn, CA 95603
Criminal
McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific
Amber L. Zehrung joined the Cohen Defense Group at its inception with the retirement of her former employer, the Law Offices of Mark A. Berg, where she had represented clients since 2006. Ms. Zehrung’s caseload includes a wide range of felony and misdemeanor cases including drugs, thefts, domestic violence, strikes, and mental health cases. She has done extensive motion work and has tried a variety of jury trials. In addition to her cases, she receives appointments from the Courts to represent individuals with appellate and writ issues. She is the firm’s primary attorney who handles clearing your record of convictions,...
Barry Alan Zimmerman
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Auburn, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(530) 823-0705 1515 Lincoln Way
Auburn, CA 95603
Criminal, Arbitration & Mediation, DUI and Medical Malpractice
Golden Gate University, School of Law and University of California, Santa Barbara
Michael Paul Dudley
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Auburn, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(503) 823-7700 1515 Lincoln Way
Auburn, CA 95603
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Matthew A Friedman
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Auburn, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 1 year experience
(530) 823-7700 1515 Lincoln Way
Auburn, CA 95603
Criminal
Matthew A. Friedman joined the Cohen Defense Group in February, 2018. He graduated from the University of California, Hastings College of Law and became a member of the California bar in 2017. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Friedman was a misdemeanor attorney at the Solano County Public Defender’s Office. Currently, he defends a wide variety of misdemeanor cases, such as drug possession, driving under the influence, petty theft and assault.

During law school, Mr. Friedman gained experience in the practice of criminal defense, working as a legal intern in both the Marin County and San Francisco Public...
D. Michael Phillips
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Roseville , CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(800) 978-0186 2408 Professional Dr.
Roseville , CA 95661
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Social Security Disability
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
"Big City Experience, Small Town Service."

At the Phillips Law Offices, we represent real people, not claim numbers. Unlike some firms that represent both insurance companies and individuals, we represent only individuals and families. That's because we are always on your side, not just when it's in our interest.

Injury Law for the 21st century: Traditionally, a call to a lawyer meant making an appointment, driving to an office to meet in person, parking and waiting just to ask a few questions or sign papers. Today’s internet-connected consumers are no longer satisfied with face-to-face meetings as the sole way of doing business....
Christopher Parkhurst
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Roseville, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(916) 277-8299 3017 Douglas Blvd. #300
Roseville, CA 95661
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
University of California - Hastings College of the Law
Mr. Parkhurst earned his Juris Doctor degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco. He graduated from U.C. Davis with a B.A. in International Relations and a minor in Education. He became licensed to practice law in 1999. A skilled negotiator and private criminal practitioner, Mr, Parkhurst has defended hundreds of clients charged with crimes from misdemeanors to serious felonies in more than 30 of California's 58 counties. He is licensed to practice in all State courts and the United States District Court Northern and Eastern districts of California. He has obtained dismissals...
Mark H. Sollitt
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Roseville, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 24 years experience
30017 Douglas Blvd
Ste 300
Roseville, CA 95661
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Humphrey's Coll School of Law
Mark Sollitt has been a specialist DUI and criminal defense attorney since 1994 and is licensed by the State Bar of California. He serves clients in Sacramento, Placer, El Dorado, Solano, Yolo County, and San Joaquin Counties.

Mark Sollitt will aggressively litigate all issues that might lead to you avoiding a conviction. All defenses will be considered. Every attempt to reduce penalties will be taken. He will prepare your case, thoroughly investigate any evidence, and represent you in court.

He is dedicated to protecting the freedom, reputation, and constitutional rights of each of his clients. Schedule a consultation now.
Kulvinder Singh
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Roseville, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(916) 939-5151 970 Reserve Drive
Roseville, CA 95678
Criminal, Business, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
Univ of N. Calif/Lorenzo Patino School of Law and University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Attorney Kulvinder Singh's law practice advocates for personal injury plaintiffs, business clients and people with family, criminal and immigration cases in the greater Sacramento area.
Steve Schofield
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Roseville, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(916) 277-8299 3017 Douglas Blvd #300
Roseville, CA 95661
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
University of Nevada-Las Vegas
Steven Schofield is a rising star among DUI attorneys and criminal defense attorneys in Sacramento and the surrounding areas with multiple recent trial victories. If you are in need of an experienced and fearless DUI attorney or criminal defense lawyer in Sacramento and the surrounding areas you should meet Steve Schofield.
Andrew Todd Kuhnen
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Roseville, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(916) 724-5333 915 Highland Pointe Drive
Suite 250
Roseville, CA 95678
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
California Western School of Law
My goal in private practice is to provide each client with the most effective ethical representation possible, and to preserve and promote his or her legal rights in the criminal justice system. I have over 15 years of experience as a lawyer, and I am a former supervising deputy district attorney. This gives me a unique insight into how prosecutors approach cases, and depending on the jurisdiction, there is a real possibility that I trained the deputy district attorney who is handling the case. Throughout my career I have maintained a reputation among my peers as a...
Peter Vlautin III
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El Dorado Hills, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 46 years experience
(916) 365-9734 1020 Suncast Lane
Suite 101
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762-9335
Criminal, DUI, Elder and Estate Planning
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law and University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Peter has over forty years of litigation experience. He has a Masters (LL.M.) in Taxation. He handles all types of cases involving Trusts,Wills, Probate, Elder Financial Abuse and Conservatorships. Peter's practice, also, includes Civil Litigation, Criminal Law, Representation before the IRS FTB and BOE, Juvenile Law and Child Dependency. Peter is a member of the California and Nevada State Bar, as well as the US Supreme Court Bar. Peter was a former Public Defender in Sacramento County who successfully handled many high-profile cases. Peter is well known in the local Judicial Districts and aggressively advances his client's interests.
Daniel Michael Karalash
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Sacramento, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(916) 787-1234 3017 Douglas Boulevard, Suite 150
Sacramento, CA 95661
Criminal, DUI, Family and White Collar Crime
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
I am a former USAF Officer, this is where I honed my skills in hard work and determination. I was a B-52 crew member; that was where I learned the necessity of teamwork. For over 20 years I have done trials, in State Criminal Courts, Federal Civil Rights trials, Family Law Courts as well as many administrative hearings; this is where I learned how to win trials. In my office, my clients, my staff and I form a team that is ready to take on all adversaries.
Dan Frank Koukol
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Auburn, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(530) 823-5400 11930 Heritage Oak Pl
#6
Auburn, CA 95603
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
University of the Pacific
Philip Damian McCarthy
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Roseville, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(916) 442-8298 2270 Douglas Blvd. Ste. 200
Roseville, CA 95661
Criminal, DUI and White Collar Crime
Gonzaga Univ School of Law
Mr. McCarthy has represented individuals charged with misdemeanors and felonies in thousands of cases for over 24 years. Philip McCarthy has handled a broad range of charges including White Collar Crime, Professional License Defense, Computer Crimes, DUI, Drug Crimes and a variety of other charges.
Daniel Alan Near
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Folsom, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(916) 987-0808 6611 Folsom-Auburn Road, Suite B
Folsom, CA 95630
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
John Paul Jarrett
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Folsom, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(916) 932-7152 101 Parkshore Dr. #100
Folsom, CA 95630
Free ConsultationCriminal, Arbitration & Mediation, DUI and Divorce
McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific
Daryl John Lander
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Cameron Park, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(530) 409-4045 4120 Cameron Park Drive
Suite 102
Cameron Park, CA 95682
Free ConsultationCriminal, Family and Personal Injury
Western State Univ
Daryl J. Lander has worked for over 25 years helping people to obtain the justice they deserve. His primary areas of practice are: Family, Criminal and Civil Law.
Michelle Lee Spaulding
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Roseville, CA Criminal Law Lawyer
(916) 520-1733 1380 Lead Hill Blvd, Suite 106
Roseville, CA 95661
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Mary Beth Acton
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El Dorado Hills, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(916) 939-1633 1037 Suncast Lane
Suite 100
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific
Patricia A. Campi
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Roseville, CA Criminal Law Attorney
(916) 520-1733 1380 Lead Hill Blvd, Suite 106
Roseville, CA 95661
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Elizabeth Durbin Bales
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Shingle Springs, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(916) 597-0883 PO Box 305
Shingle Springs, CA 95682-8567
Criminal
Auburn, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 40 years experience
(530) 888-1100 149 Court St
Auburn, CA 95603
Criminal, DUI and Environmental
University of Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Placerville, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 46 years experience
(530) 626-9371 309 Placerville Dr
Placerville, CA 95667
Criminal and Personal Injury
UC Hastings COL
Auburn, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(530) 888-1905 135 Court St
Auburn, CA 95603
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Estate Planning
Southwestern Univ School of Law
Auburn, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 42 years experience
(530) 823-1303 1515 Lincoln Way
Auburn, CA 95603
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Loyola Law School
Auburn, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(530) 888-1905 135 Court St
Auburn, CA 95603
Criminal
Southwestern Univ School of Law
Auburn, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(530) 888-1100 149 Court St
Auburn, CA 95603
Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
UC Hastings COL
Placerville, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(530) 626-4906 3980 Missouri Flat Rd
Placerville, CA 95667
Criminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Lincoln COL
Placerville, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
(530) 642-1738 312 Main St
Placerville, CA 95667
Criminal and DUI
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
Placerville, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 4 years experience
(916) 905-5863 476 Main St
Placerville, CA 95667-5608
Criminal
Auburn, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 63 years experience
(530) 885-5413 558 Chinquapin Way
Auburn, CA 95603
Criminal, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
UC Berkeley School of Law Boalt Hall
Auburn, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(530) 823-7700 1515 Lincoln Way
Auburn, CA 95603
Criminal
Auburn, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(530) 823-8372 701 High St
Auburn, CA 95603
Criminal, Bankruptcy, DUI and Personal Injury
McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific
Auburn, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 41 years experience
(530) 823-0537 1223 High St
Auburn, CA 95603
Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
Western State Univ
Placerville, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 41 years experience
(530) 622-0309 2700 Coloma St
Placerville, CA 95667
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Western State Univ
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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.