Palo Alto, California Criminal Lawyers

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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Edward A. Kraus
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California Criminal Law Attorney with 26 years experience

Santa Clara University School of Law and University of California - BerkeleyCalifornia
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Raymund Robles
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Palo Alto, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(800) 998-6988 228 Hamilton Ave., 3rd Floor
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Criminal, Business, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
UC Hastings COL
John Douglas Cahners
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Palo Alto, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 47 years experience
(650) 493-3900 260 Sheridan Avenue
Suite 200
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
UC Hastings COL
John D. Cahners is a State Bar Certified Specialist in Criminal Law, who was a former senior prosecutor with the Santa Clara County District Attorneys Office. He has been defending those charged with crimes, since 1980.

He has been successful at handling all kinds of criminal defense with experience that includes every kind of crime, from DUI to Homicide. As a result of the new trend in prosecutions, he has become expert in handling Domestic Violence cases, and has devoted a substantial percentage of his practice to that area.

AV peer review rated by Martindale Hubble, he is also recognized by San...
James E Dunn
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Palo Alto, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 21 years experience
228 Hamilton Avenue, 3rd Floor
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Criminal and DUI
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Are you looking for a Redwood City criminal defense attorney? You have come to the right place! At Law Office of James Dunn, you can have confidence in the representation you can receive when you come to this firm. Attorney Dunn has dealt with a wide variety of criminal charges, and he has a thorough understanding of the criminal process. He is knowledgeable, experienced, and committed to fighting for you and the resolution that is in your best interests, and you can have confidence in the support you can receive when you come to this law firm. Whatever the specifics...
505 14th Street, Suite 900
Oakland, CA 94612
2033 Gateway Place, 5th Floor
San Jose, CA 95110
(650) 285-5478 620 Jefferson Ave
Redwood City, CA 94063
Tim Gomes
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Palo Alto , CA Criminal Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(877) 250-7521 4137 Abel Avenue
Palo Alto , CA 94306
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Family
New College of California
#1 Criminal Defense Law office in California with Tim Gomes, Esq. working since 1993 to defend people accused in State and Federal Court. Family Run Business Toll free Hotline 1-877-250-7521 speak with the Attorney or his wife who assists and manages the office 24/7 We finance. All Credit Cards accepted. Best Defense Lawyer and Lawyer in California We can help! Call now.
(877) 250-7521 4137 Abel Avenue
Palo Alto , CA 94306
Palo Alto, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(650) 565-3907 650 Page Mill Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Criminal, IP and Securities
UCLA School of Law
Palo Alto, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(650) 251-5115 2550 Hanover Street
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Criminal, Business and IP
Columbia Law School
Palo Alto, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(650) 813-5825 755 Page Mill Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Criminal, Business, Health Care and IP
Stanford University Law School
Palo Alto, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(650) 320-4827 650 Page Mill Rd
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Criminal, Business and Securities
Washington University School of Law
Palo Alto, CA Criminal Law Lawyer
(650) 843-7270 2 Palo Alto Square
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Criminal, Business, Health Care and Tax
University of Denver College of Law
(650) 798-3530 1950 University Avenue, 4th Floor
CALIFORNIA 94303
Criminal, Antitrust, Business and IP
Cornell Law School
Palo Alto, California Criminal Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(650) 858-6047 1117 California Avenue
Palo Alto, CALIFORNIA 94304
Criminal, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and IP
Palo Alto, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 47 years experience
(650) 326-2980 600 University Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Criminal, Business and DUI
UC Davis School of Law King Hall
Palo Alto, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 40 years experience
(650) 323-0213 310 Bryant St
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Criminal and Estate Planning
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
Stanford, CA Criminal Law Attorney
(650) 724-7081 450 Serra Mall
Stanford, CA 94305
Criminal and Appeals
University of Michigan Law School
Palo Alto, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(650) 320-4573 650 Page Mill Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Criminal, Antitrust, Business and IP
Harvard Law School
Palo Alto, CA Criminal Law Attorney
(650) 461-5600 1870 Embarcadero Rd
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Criminal and Business
University of Michigan Law School
Palo Alto, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 36 years experience
(650) 813-5866 755 Page Mill Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Criminal, Business, Consumer and Environmental
Columbia Law School
Stanford, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(650) 723-9216 559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA 94305
Criminal and DUI
Yale Law School
Palo Alto, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(650) 326-2980 600 University Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Criminal and DUI
Stanford Univ Law School
Palo Alto, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(650) 326-2980 600 University Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Criminal and DUI
Northwestern Univ School of Law
Harvey L. Ziff
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Los Altos, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 51 years experience
(650) 329-0851 4962 El Camino Real
#126
Los Altos, CA 94022
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Stanford Law School and Northwestern University School of Law
Christopher F. Morales
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Redwood City, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(415) 552-1215 605 Middlefield Rd
Redwood City, CA 94063
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Juvenile
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
If you or your loved have been charged with a crime, you need a skilled criminal defense attorney right away. We defend clients against Federal and State charges, both felonies and misdemeanors, including, but not limited to: Murder, Drug Crimes, Drunk Driving, Theft Crimes, Assault & Battery, Sex Crimes, Juvenile Crimes, Three Strikes, Expungement of Records and White Collar Crimes. Why you need the Morales Law Firm at this critical time: * I am a Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law, which means I have the highest rating from judges and attorneys (only 1% of attorneys have this certification)...
(415) 552-1215 1388 Sutter Street, Suite 805
San Francisco, CA 94109
Mr. Nafiz M. Ahmed
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San Jose, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(408) 217-8818 1922 The Alameda
Suite 201
San Jose, CA 95126
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
Jeff Jackson
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Redwood City, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(866) 985-4850 303 Twin Dolphin Dr
#600
Redwood City, CA 94065
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Santa Clara University
I specialize in criminal defense. I handle all serious felonies, including sex crimes, drug cases, weapon charges, domestic violence, child abuse, gang cases, violent felonies, burglary, robbery, theft, fraud, and DUI cases. In addition, I handle all varieties of misdemeanor cases, including DUIs. I graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1996. I subsequently graduated from Santa Clara University School of Law in 2001. I started my legal career as a prosecutor working in the District Attorney’s office in San Mateo County where I worked from 2001 to 2007. In 2007, I joined the prestigious law firm of Ropers,...
Olga Kelley
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Redwood City, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(650) 283-5713 142 Stambaugh Street
Redwood City, CA 94063
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, DUI and Domestic Violence
Golden Gate Univ School of Law
Jeffrey Brett Hayden
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Redwood City, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(650) 368-5700 333 Bradford St
Redwood City, CA 94063
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
University of Southern California: Gould School of Law and University of California at Santa Cruz
Rabin Nabizadeh
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San Jose, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(408) 333-9622 2570 North 1st Street
Second Floor
San Jose, CA 95131
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
UC Hastings COL
Thomas John Greenberg
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Redwood City, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(650) 242-0021 605 Middlefield Rd.
Redwood City, CA 94063
Criminal, Civil Rights, DUI and Traffic Tickets
Bethani L. Jackson
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Redwood City, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(866) 985-4850 303 Twin Dolphin Dr
#600
Redwood City, CA 94065
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Santa Clara University School of Law
Ross Benjamin Green
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Redwood City, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(650) 780-0707 Suite 300
Redwood City, CA 94063
Free ConsultationCriminal
U of San Francisco School of Law
Ross Green has over ten years of criminal law experience. Formerly a prosecutor, Ross has an insider’s knowledge of how the district attorney will handle your case. This gives Ross an advantage over other attorneys who do not have similar experience. Ultimately, Ross’ experience could help you avoid jail time and expensive fines. Ross has an extensive understanding of a variety of criminal cases. Ross’ experience varies from felony cases involving the potential of life in prison to traffic matters. Ross has experience with driving under the influence cases (DUI), California’s Three Strikes laws, petty theft, burglary,...
Redwood City, CA 94063
Kirsten Keith
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Redwood City, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(650) 796-1009 1227 Arguello Street
Redwood City, CA 94063
Criminal
Golden Gate University School of Law
Michael J. Silveira
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Redwood City, CA Criminal Law Attorney
(415) 795-3890 303 Twin Dolphin Dr
#600
Redwood City, CA 94065
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Traffic Tickets
Golden Gate University School of Law
Gustavo Magana, Jr.
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Santa Clara, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 3 years experience
(408) 430-0411 4701 Patrick Henry Dr. Bldg 16, Suite 15F
Santa Clara, CA 95054
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
Santa Clara University School of Law
Attorney Gustavo Magaña is a personal injury and criminal defense attorney who was born in San Jose California and has been a Bay Area native his entire life.

After working for prominent firms in the Bay Area, Mr. Magaña decided to open the Law Office of Gustavo Magaña to provide better service to his community. Mr. Magaña’s unique background and experience allows him to provide his clients with distinctive representation and personal service.

Mr. Magaña attended Santa Clara University for both his undergraduate and law school education. Mr. Magaña graduated from Santa Clara undergraduate school with a Bachelors degree in Political Science...
Alin D. Cintean
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Redwood City, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(650) 249-6805 2000 Broadway Street
Redwood City, CA 94063
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Peter Tak-Wai Chiang
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Redwood City, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(650) 558-0068 620 Jefferson Avenue
Redwood City, CA 94063
Free ConsultationCriminal
Taft Law School
Michael Joseph Hroziencik
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Redwood City, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(650) 291-4711 333 Bradford St
Suite 270
Redwood City, CA 94063
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
Shari Sukaram
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San Jose, CA Criminal Law Attorney
(408) 217-8818 1922 The Alameda Suite 201
San Jose, CA 95126
Criminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
University of California - Hastings College of the Law
I am owner/partner of Ahmed and Sukaram, Attorneys at Law. We represent adult and juvenile individuals accused of felony, misdemeanor and infraction offenses across the San Francisco Bay Area. We are a team of two highly motivated, skilled and intelligent lawyers who successfully defend clients accused of DUI/DWI, Domestic Violence, Drug Crimes, Federal Crimes, White Collar Crimes, Violent Crimes, & Weapons Offenses. Please visit our website at www.ahmedandsukaram.com for a complete listing of our practice areas and call us today at: (650) 299-0500. I look forward to speaking with you.
(650) 299-0500 600 Allerton Street
Suite 201
Redwood City, CA 94063
Thomas Vincent Kelley
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San Jose, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 46 years experience
(877) 211-8262 96 N. 3rd St.
Suite 500
San Jose, CA 95112
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
Matthew Jon Miller
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Sunnyvale, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(408) 746-5470 1111 W. El Camino Real
Suite 109-371
Sunnyvale, CA 94087
Criminal, Bankruptcy, Business and DUI
University of California - Los Angeles
It can be a very trying and stressful time when you find yourself in need of an attorney. Not only are you concerned about your particular legal issue, but like most people, you are concerned about the relationship you will have with your attorney and the fees that will be charged. Let's face it, lawyers, like politicians, have a bad reputation. People worry their attorney will not take their case seriously, or will try to squeeze every dime they can out of the case. I understand these feelings and concerns. Unfortunately, they are far too often justified. Before I became a...
Patrick Meyering
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Sunnyvale, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(408) 507-0039 141 S Taaffe St # 511
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
Criminal, Immigration and Real Estate
College of Law
* Attorney and Real Estate Broker
* Member of the U.S. Supreme Court and California State Bars.
* Taught evening law courses at San Jose State, San Francisco State and the University of San Francisco.
* Serves as a Judge Pro Tem for the Santa Clara County Superior Court.
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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.