San Anselmo, California Criminal Lawyers

John Stanko
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Free Consultation! Aggressive Representation for Criminal Charges! Get Help Now!

I am devoted to the defense of clients charged with criminal offenses. I help clients avoid jail and get on with their lives! Visit my website to see client testimonials and case results. Call for a free consultation. Read More »
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James Thomas Reilly
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California Criminal Law Lawyer with 44 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 to get you the... Read More »
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Matt A. Sullivan Esq.
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California Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 years experience

The Law Office of Matt Sullivan is dedicated exclusively to criminal defense. The office defends individuals accused of felony and misdemeanor offenses throughout the Bay Area. The office has successfully defended many... Read More »
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Sam Amin
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Get help now! Aggressive representation in criminal cases!

I’m an experienced Bay Area criminal defense lawyer and represent clients in all types of criminal cases. I provide personal attention, thoughtful guidance, and will fight to protect your rights throughout your case. Read More »
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Robin R. M. Brennan
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San Anselmo, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(415) 457-9720 404 San Anselmo Ave
San Anselmo, CA 94960
Criminal, DUI and Education
New Coll of CA School of Law
San Rafael, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(415) 272-2772 369 Third Street
Suite #B-693
San Rafael, CA 94901
Criminal, Appeals, Business and Construction
University of San Diego, School of Law
San Andreas, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(209) 754-9544 40 Main St Ste A
PO Box 638
San Andreas, CA 94901
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
San Anselmo, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(415) 785-4060 407 San Anselmo Ave
Ste 201
San Anselmo, CA 94960
Criminal
UC Hastings COL
San Rafael, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 40 years experience
(415) 459-5223 1010 B St Ste 250
San Rafael, CA 94901
Criminal, Appeals, Business and DUI
UC Hastings COL
San Rafael, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(415) 847-1944 36 Summit Ave
San Rafael, CA 94901
Criminal, Immigration and Personal Injury
Charlotte School of Law
San Rafael, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(415) 459-2000 1000 4th St #875
San Rafael, CA 94901
Criminal
San Francisco Law Sch
San Rafael, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(628) 253-5070 523 4th St
Ste 100
San Rafael, CA 94901
Criminal and DUI
Capital Univ Law School
San Rafael, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(415) 526-6316 1000 4th St
Ste 875
San Rafael, CA 94901
Criminal
McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific
San Rafael, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 41 years experience
(415) 459-6635 1003 3rd St
San Rafael, CA 94901
Criminal, Elder, Estate Planning and Real Estate
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Jeff Jackson
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California Criminal Law Lawyer with 17 years experience

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... Read More »
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Bethani L. Jackson
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California Criminal Law Attorney with 18 years experience

Santa Clara University School of LawCalifornia
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San Rafael, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(510) 396-2001 369 3rd St Ste B333
San Rafael, CA 94901
Criminal
San Rafael, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 53 years experience
(415) 453-9433 874 4th St #D
San Rafael, CA 94901
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
UC Hastings COL
San Anselmo, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(415) 870-9958 407 San Anselmo Ave
Ste 201
San Anselmo, CA 94960
Criminal
Harvard Univ Law School
San Rafael, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 46 years experience
(415) 397-0860 790 Mission Ave
San Rafael, CA 94901
Criminal and DUI
Case Western Reserve Un School of Law
San Rafael, CA Criminal Law Lawyer
(415) 485-2200
Ext. 121
790 Mission Avenue
San Rafael, CA 94901
Criminal, Animal, Appeals and DUI
San Rafael, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 54 years experience
(415) 485-2200 790 Mission Ave
San Rafael, CA 94901
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
UC Hastings COL
San Rafael, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 54 years experience
(415) 256-1590 44 Dominican Dr
San Rafael, CA 94901
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Stanford Univ Law School
John Stanko
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(877) 204-8900 4040 Civic Center Dr
#200
San Rafael, CA 94903
Free ConsultationSan Rafael, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
New College of California School of Law, San Francisco
I am an aggressive criminal defense lawyer dedicated solely to protecting people caught up in the turmoil of California's criminal justice system. I provide personal representation that gets results. I represent clients in Marin, Solano, Alameda, San Francisco, Contra Costa, and every other Bay Area county. My practice areas include the defense of those charged with DUI, traffic tickets and all misdemeanor and felony crimes.
Kevin Heaney
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San Rafael, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(415) 302-9609 24 Professional Center Pkwy
Ste 240
San Rafael, CA 94903
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
University of San Francisco
The Law Offices of Kevin Heaney specialize in criminal defense and personal injury matters. Over 25 years of experience with successful trial track record. Serving all Bay Area counties and beyond.
Mr Anthony Lowenstein
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San Rafael, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(415) 272-1292 4040 Civic Center Dr.
Suite 200
San Rafael, CA 94903
Free ConsultationCriminal, Administrative, DUI and Domestic Violence
Stanford University and Osgoode Hall Law School
Criminal Defense Attorney - Law Offices of ANTHONY LOWENSTEIN, Esq., a criminal defense lawyer serving the Bay Area in Marin, San Francisco, Alameda, San Mateo, Solano, Sonoma, Napa & Contra Costa counties. AFFORDABLE, EXCELLENT LEGAL DEFENSE CALL: 415-272-1292 -or- E-mail: Anthony@LowensteinLaw.com - Criminal Cases, including: DUI / DWI & Traffic, Drugs, Firearms, Domestic violence, & Sex offenses. - White Collar crimes - Fraud, Embezzlement, Credit Card & Identity Theft charges - Business Contracts: Financial Transactions and...
Scot Andrew Candell
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San Rafael, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(415) 441-1776 4040 Civic Center Drive
Suite 200
San Rafael, CA 94903
Criminal, Cannabis Law, DUI and Traffic Tickets
UC Berkeley School of Law Boalt Hall
Tracy Barrett
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SAN RAFAEL, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(415) 322-9220 1101 5TH AVE. STE. 150
SAN RAFAEL, CA 94920
Free ConsultationCriminal
Member of the California Bar Association for 17 years. The last twelve years of practice have been devoted exclusively to criminal defense, representing both adults and juveniles accused of crime. Practice includes defending all types of cases - from vehicle code violations to homicides. Additionally experienced with DUI, drug, domestic violence, theft and assault cases, as well as multiple other types of cases. Specialties:This office is solely dedicated to criminal defense.
George Joseph Shea
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Fairfax, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 38 years experience
(415) 999-9358 2316 Sir Francis Drake Boulevard
Fairfax, CA 94930
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Lincoln University Law School, San Francisco
Arthur Alan Pirelli
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Fairfax, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(415) 572-7035 PO Box 997
Fairfax, CA 94930
Criminal and DUI
San Francisco Law Sch
Julia McIlroy
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San Rafael, CA Criminal Law Lawyer
(415) 578-7080 4040 Civic Center Dr. Ste 200
San Rafael, CA 94903
Criminal
Ms. Marta B. Galeano
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San Rafael, CA Criminal Law Lawyer
(415) 485-1300 4340 Redwood Hwy.
Suite E354
San Rafael, CA 94903
Criminal
Brenda Grantland
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Mill Valley, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 37 years experience
20 Sunnyside Suite A-204
Mill Valley, CA 94941
Criminal
The George Washington University Law School
For the past 30 years most of my practice has been asset forfeiture defense (civil and criminal), mostly on the federal level, both in California and out of state. I often co-counsel or consult with attorneys who take on forfeiture cases but lack experience. I also handle appeals, including criminal appeals. I no longer litigate criminal cases at the trial level. I am president of the Board of Forfeiture Endangers American Rights Foundation. I consulted with the late U.S. Rep. Henry Hyde and Rep. John Conyers on an eight year effort to reform federal forfeiture...
Michael Satris
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Bolinas, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 43 years experience
(415) 868-9209 Post Office Box 337
Bolinas, CA 94924
Criminal
UC Davis School of Law King Hall
Sam Amin
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San Francisco, CA Criminal Law Attorney
(415) 300-2037 75 Broadway Street
Suite 202
San Francisco, CA 94111
Criminal and DUI
John F. Kennedy University
As a San Francisco criminal defense lawyer, Haitham (Sam) Amin is a passionate and aggressive advocate for the criminally accused. He has represented clients facing both felony and misdemeanor level offenses. Mr. Amin started his legal career early on in the Office of the Public Defenders in Solano County. He continued on to become a Deputy Public Defender in Marin County, tackling DUI and domestic violence cases for clients. This experience helped him gain crucial courtroom skill and insight. Now handling Criminal & DUI cases for his own clients in the Bay Area, Mr. Amin crafts strong and strategic cases....
Christopher F. Morales
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San Francisco, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(415) 552-1215 1388 Sutter Street, Suite 805
San Francisco, CA 94109
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)...
Matt A. Sullivan Esq.
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(415) 770-0146 1000 Brannan St
#400
San Francisco, CA 94103
Free ConsultationSan Francisco, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
University of San Francisco School of Law
The Law Office of Matt Sullivan is dedicated exclusively to criminal defense. The office defends individuals accused of felony and misdemeanor offenses throughout the Bay Area. The office has successfully defended many clients, including small business owners, tech workers, college students, nurses, firefighters, police officers, attorneys, and regular citizens.

Matt Sullivan is a University of San Francisco Law School graduate. Mr. Sullivan was selected to the 2018-2019 Northern California Super Lawyers list in the practice area of criminal defense. Prior to opening his own office he was a trial attorney in the Marin Public Defender's Office, and he also worked...
Adam Garrard Gasner
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San Francisco, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(415) 782-6000 345 Franklin St
Law Chambers Bldg
San Francisco, CA 94102
Free ConsultationCriminal
University of San Francisco School of Law
GASNER CRIMINAL LAW is directed and managed by San Francisco native Adam G. Gasner. Mr. Gasner is board certified by the California State Bar as a specialist in criminal law – a distinction held by fewer than 400 of the more that 250,000 practicing lawyers in the State of California. Mr. Gasner holds an AV Preeminent® rating defense from Marindale-Hubbell. This rating signifies that Adam Gasner's peers rank him at the highest level of professional excellence for legal knowledge, communication skills and ethical standards. He also currently serves as the president and officer of the...
Pezhman Pakneshan
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(415) 293-8454 4040 Civic Center Dr
San Rafael, 94903
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Univ of Pennsylvania LS
The Pakneshan Firm is dedicated to representing clients accused, investigated or charged in state and federal criminal and administrative matters. The Pakneshan Firm is a Bay Area criminal and DUI law firm which has the experience, expertise and resources to handle all phases of your case. Our firm represents clients in Alameda, Contra Costa, San Francisco, Marin, Napa, Sonoma, Solano, Santa Clara, and San Mateo counties. The Pakneshan Firm has established itself as one of the Bay Area’s premier criminal defense firms. We have a proven track record for getting the best possible results for our clients.

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Lucy Stearns McAllister
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San Francisco, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(877) 280-9944 201 Spear Street, Suite 1100
San Francisco, CA 94105
Criminal, Administrative, DUI and Domestic Violence
Santa Clara University
The Law Offices of Lucy S. McAllister is a California-based administrative law, licensing law and criminal law practice providing legal services for clients in California. Attorney McAllister has successfully won over 250 Superior Court trials as a Defense Attorney.With 30+ years experience as a civil and criminal attorney.

She specializes in the following areas of law:

Licensing Law :
Pre-hearing resolution of licensing issues, Administrative Hearings, Administrative Appeals, License Applications, Legal Advice, Handling License Criminal Disclosures (Applications, Renewals, Reinstatements), criminal record expungement.

Criminal Law:
Restraining orders, DUI charges and convictions, Domestic Violence, Sex Charges, Strikes Charges, Assault and Battery, Theft and Fraud,...
Sergio H. Benavides
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San Francisco, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(415) 867-5181 1 Sansome Street
Suite 3500
San Francisco, CA 94104
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Juvenile and White Collar Crime
University of San Francisco School of Law
I am a top rated Criminal Defense Lawyer and Certified Criminal Law Specialist- by State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization. Out of hundreds of Criminal Defense Lawyers in San Francisco--there are only 10 Certified Specialists. I am one of the top performers. I have 10 years of experience, having helped thousands of clients with every type of criminal charge, from petty theft, to drug possession, to attempted murder and sexual assault. I've handled DUIs, Domestic violence. I have taken over 30 cases to trial, and achieved excellent results. I am fluent...
Kevin E Mitchell
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San Francisco, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(415) 581-0885 885 Bryant Street, 2d Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103
Free ConsultationCriminal, Civil Rights, DUI and Personal Injury
Golden Gate University School of Law
Mr. Mitchell is dedicated to defense by training and experience, familiar with the demands of protecting the interests of the criminally accused. He worked for 7 years as a Public Defender and handled thousands of cases before going into private practice. He has experience in representing individuals in cases involving Homicide, Domestic Violence, DUI, Drug Sales and Possession, Weapons, Elder Abuse, Assault and Battery, Burglary, Robbery, Evading, Gang, White Collar Crimes, Conspiracy and Probation Violations.

He also pursues Civil Right Violations, police misconduct cases, ensuring his clients are afforded their rights or compensation for the deprivation of the same.

If you've been...
Aaron Spolin
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San Francisco, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(310) 589-3793 1390 Market Street, Suite 200
San Francisco, CA 94102
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, DUI and White Collar Crime
University of California, Berkeley School of Law
Spolin Law P.C.’s founder, Aaron Spolin, is a former prosecutor and award-winning Los Angeles criminal appeals attorney. He has achieved successful outcomes on hundreds of criminal cases, including numerous dismissals of major felony cases; non-criminal resolutions to complex fraud and insurance fraud defense cases; dismissals of drug, DUI, violent-crime, and theft charges; successful appellate outcomes from the California Court of Appeal and California Supreme Court; and multiple not-guilty jury verdicts at trial.

Aaron is the recipient of various awards for his advocacy, including the American College of Trial Lawyer’s Medal for Excellence in Oral Advocacy as well as Princeton University’s Lynde...
Michael Ross
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San Francisco, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 38 years experience
505 Montgomery Street 11th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Southwestern Law School
Michael Ross is a California Native and has lived in the San Francisco Bay Area for over twenty-five years. Recently married, Mr. Ross and his new wife Susan both live and work in San Francisco. A former prosecutor, (Deputy Attorney General for the Criminal Division, and a Special Prosecutor), Mr. Ross has earned a reputation for unrelenting, aggressive representation of persons charged with a crime. Mr. Ross is a member of the Bar Association of San Francisco (Criminal Section Member), the Young Scandinavians Club, the Dolphin Club, and the San Francisco SPCA (as a "Patron"). Mr. Ross...
Leigh Ellen Johnson
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Richmond, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(510) 245-2468 3150 Hilltop Mall Road
#63
Richmond, CA 94806
Criminal, Personal Injury and White Collar Crime
John F Kennedy Univ School of Law
Leigh E. Johnson is a practicing trial lawyer, and principal of “Trial Whisperer” Trial Consulting. Leigh is dedicated to assisting lawyers preparing for trial in both civil and criminal arenas. Her expertise is in developing an effective storyline that serves as the vortex for opposing counsel. She accurately identifies issues and reconstructs them to achieve positive outcomes within a variety of legal forums from arbitration to trial. Leigh’s philosophy is that in order to obtain the best results regardless of forum, you should always prepare your case as if it were going to trial. Leigh’s passion and primary focus...
James Thomas Reilly
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(866) 251-4506 4040 Civic Center Drive, Suite 200
San Rafael, CA 94903
Free ConsultationSan Rafael, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 44 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Pepperdine Univ School of Law
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 to get you the best results. Call to speak with an attorney now.
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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.