San Diego County, California Criminal Lawyers

Bradley Corbett
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San Diego County, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 10 years experience

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Sean F. Leslie
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San Diego County, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 28 years experience

University of San Diego School of LawCalifornia and United States District Court Southern District of California
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Vikas Bajaj
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San Diego County, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 17 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... Read More »
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David P. Shapiro
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San Diego County, CA 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... Read More »
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Alex Ozols
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San Diego County, CA Criminal Law Attorney
(619) 880-2407 1081 Camino del Rio S. #111
San Diego, CA 92108
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and White Collar Crime
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Ozols Law Firm is not like any other legal experience. Alex Ozols is a lawyer that is not afraid to stand up to anyone else in the courtroom. He is a born trial lawyer and will always fight for your case until the very end, making sure you get the best possible result.
David P. Shapiro
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San Diego County, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(619) 295-3555 3500 5th Ave, #304
San Diego, CA 92103
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Tulane University School of Law, University of San Diego School of Law and University of Toronto
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 investigation for allegedly committing a crime. That experience motivates him each and every day to provide the best representation possible to any and all who entrust his Firm to handle their criminal defense matter in their time of need.

David has dedicated his career to helping good people get through bad situations and regain control of their future when charged with a crime....
Daniel Smith
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San Diego County, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(619) 233-6900 585 Third Avenue
Chula Vista, CA 91910
Free ConsultationCriminal
California Western School of Law
Practicing exclusively criminal defense since 1990. I started my career with Federal Defenders of San Diego and continued on to state criminal defense. I was admitted to the Arizona State Bar in 1992 and have handled both state and federal matters in Arizona. Our firm is kept organized by our Spanish speaking certified paralegal, Layla Smith. We have an accomplished DUI attorney in Jon Pettis who teams up with Dan Smith on every DUI case. Mr. Smith takes the lead on all felony cases and federal cases which makes for a well balanced office located across the street from the...
Michael Semanchik
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San Diego County, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(619) 535-1811 4861 Narragansett Avenue
San Diego, CA 92107
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals and Business
California Western School of Law
Michael Semanchik is the Managing Attorney at Semanchik Law Group. He comes to the team with nearly a decade of experience working for the California Innocence Project (CIP). Michael began as a student at CIP while in law school and found himself as a staff attorney several years later. In 2013, California Lawyer Magazine named him Attorney of the Year for his work on the Brian Banks case. Several months after receiving the award, he embarked on a 712 mile walk to deliver clemency petitions to Governor Brown for 12 innocent clients.

In the fall of 2013,...
Omid Rejali
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San Diego County, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 4 years experience
(619) 887-4148 8880 Rio San Diego Dr
Suite 800
San Diego, CA 92108
Free ConsultationCriminal, Immigration and Personal Injury
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Omid Rejali comes from a very dynamic background. As a first generation child of family of immigrants he spent 10 years of his life growing up in Tehran. Living in a third world country has given Omid the ability to appreciate the legal rights our wonderful but not perfect justice system has to offer. Omid has a passion for the court room and believes that every individual's rights should be fully vindicated no matter what the circumstances are. His struggles while growing up have made him a very strong person who is able...
Saman Nasseri
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San Diego County, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(619) 610-9595 925 B Street
#402
San Diego, CA 92101
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Immigration
California Western School of Law
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 cases, such as deportation defense and family immigration cases.

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Bradley Corbett
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San Diego County, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(619) 800-4449 7676 Hazard Center Drive
5th Floor
San Diego, CA 92108
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
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 challenges you will likely face.
Vincent Ronald Ross
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San Diego County, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(858) 805-5772 750 B Street #3300
San Diego, CA 92101
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
University of San Diego School of Law
Vincent R. Ross has over 25 years of DUI and criminal defense experience.. Mr. Ross began his legal career defending clients accused of crimes in Southern California. His first defense verdict, obtained only months after being admitted to the bar, was on behalf of a homeless man who had been accused of riding public transit without a ticket. This was a pro bono matter, referred to Mr. Ross by a local homeless shelter. Many other clients accused of more serious crimes, including drug smuggling, robbery and attempted murder, were successfully defended by Mr. Ross in his early career. ...
Randy Michael Grossman
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San Diego County, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(858) 877-9673 550 West C Street
Suite 1690
San Diego, CA 92101
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Entertainment & Sports
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Randy M. Grossman obtained his California state par certification in 1994 and has been providing trusted legal counsel to clients throughout the state ever since. The Law Offices of Randy M. Grossman is a criminal defense firm in San Diego that provides aggressive legal defense counsel for felony and misdemeanor charges. Mr. Grossman personally handles all of the firm’s cases, providing clients with one-on-one attention and sound legal advice. Mr. Grossman has thousands of cases under his belt, and is well-respected in the California court system. He works relentlessly to ensure his clients receive a fair trial and to...
Kurt D. Hermansen
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San Diego County, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(619) 236-8300 550 West C Street
Suite 580
San Diego, CA 92101
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, DUI and White Collar Crime
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Mr. Hermansen focuses his law practice on state and federal criminal trials, appeals, and habeas corpus. He's been a Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist by the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization since 2009, and he's been recognized as a Super Lawyer in criminal law in San Diego every year from 2008 to the present. In addition to representing criminal defendants at state and federal felony jury trials, he frequently argues before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the California Court of Appeal. He's also argued before the United States Supreme Court, the California Supreme Court, and en...
David M. Boertje
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San Diego County, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 15 years experience

University of San Diego School of LawCalifornia and U.S. District Court Southern District of California
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Saman Nasseri
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San Diego County, CA 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... Read More »
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Raymond Gregory Gomez
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San Diego County, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 47 years experience
(760) 639-0187 440 S. Melrose Drive, Ste. 260
Vista, CA 92081
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Univ of San Diego School of Law
Handling the most difficult criminal cases in San Diego County, California, Mr. Gomez is considered one of the "elite" criminal practitioners in North County Vista & San Diego. With more than 47 years in practice, Mr. Gomez has represented thousands of clients throughout San Diego County providing them with first-class representation. Mr. Gomez has participated in more than 100 jury trials, and has established a reputation for being able to negotiate great outcomes for his clients who find themselves in very difficult situations.

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Carolina Martin Ramos
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San Diego County, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 9 years experience
400 South Melrose Drive
Suite 103
Vista, CA 92081
Criminal and Immigration
University of New Mexico and University of Guanajuato, School of Law
Carolina Martin Ramos believes in una justicia digna. This means that she believes in treating her clients with the dignity & respect they deserve. Carolina is recognized as a fierce & compassionate advocate. She has a big heart & fights hard for her clients. Carolina Martin Ramos founded Justicia Digna, LLC in 2012 after working as an attorney in government and private law firms. She has managed the work of attorneys and staff in numerous immigration and criminal law cases over the years. Ms. Ramos has helped many families change their lives significantly by attaining immigration benefits through programs like:...
Michael Stephen Berg
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San Diego County, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(619) 239-2186 402 W Broadway
suite 1300
San Diego, CA 92101
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Juvenile and White Collar Crime
Univ of San Diego School of Law
Attorney Michael S. Berg has 35 years of criminal law experience. Michael has an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating possible for Ethical Standards and Legal Ability. He has also been honored by Super Lawyers Magazine and Best Lawyers in America. You will not find a more experienced, ethical or hard working attorney to defend you. His defense record includes numerous high-profile cases, not only in San Diego, but throughout the United States and abroad. Michael has his own practice in San Diego and is well prepared to handle even the most complex criminal law matters. He has...
Vikas Bajaj
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San Diego County, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(619) 525-7005 1230 Columbia Street Suite 565
San Diego, CA 92101
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
The University of Texas School of Law
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 Office of Vikas Bajaj, APC in 2002. Vikas prides himself in providing aggressive and effective representation to obtain favorable outcome for his clients.
Randy Wagner
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San Diego County, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(619) 376-1960 401 West A st. 1100
San Diego, CA 92101
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
The Law Office of Randy Wagner practices criminal defense, civil litigation and immigration law. Whether you are accused of a misdemeanor, felony, facing immigration issues or have been sued, Randy Wagner will represent you and be your voice in the justice system Originally from Las Vegas, my family and I have made San Diego our home. I earned my Bachelors Degree from UNLV. Later I attended Thomas Jefferson School of Law, here in San Diego.
Jessica C. McElfresh
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San Diego County, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(858) 756-7107 646 Valley Avenue
Ste C2
Solana Beach, CA 92075
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Municipal
University of San Diego School of Law
I'm an experienced San Diego criminal defense lawyer who works diligently to achieve the best possible outcome for clients. I help people who have been charged with crimes or are being investigated for them. Whether you are facing penalties for drug crimes, marijuana charges, arson, or violent crimes, I can help. Prior to starting my practice, I gained valuable experience in reviewing search and seizure motions. Many times people are wrongfully charged due to improperly obtained evidence, and that's where I can help. In addition to criminal defense, I'm also actively involved with narcotics policy and reform. I...
Amanda Fay Benedict
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San Diego County, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(760) 822-1911 7710 Hazard Center Dr.
Suite E104
San Diego, CA 92108
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals and Personal Injury
Univ of San Diego School of Law
Ms. Benedict is an appellate attorney in California and in federal courts. Ms. Benedict additionally provides legal writing services for fellow attorneys.

Ms. Benedict's litigation background included both defense and plaintiff representation. As a defense attorney, Ms. Benedict had a good working relationship with several insurance carriers advocating for their insureds in automobile liability, premise liability, and business liability matters. As a plaintiff's attorney, she was passionate about fighting for the rights of cyclists and motorists who sustained injuries in accidents. Working on both the plaintiff's side and the defense side provided Ms. Benedict with a unique objective view of...
Narciso Cruz
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San Diego County, CA Criminal Law Attorney
(619) 717-2233 3200 4th Avenue
Suite 203
San Diego, CA 92103
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Immigration
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Our mission is simple: To provide you with the highest level of representation for all your immigration and criminal defense needs. Mr. Cruz built his practice primarily on word of mouth among clients and on trusted referrals within the legal profession. Deportation Defense Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) U.S. Citizenship and Naturalization Adjustment of Status (Family based Petitions) U-Visa and VAWA for Victims of Crime Investment Visas K1/K2 Fiance Visa Criminals Defense Representation (Avoid Immigration Consequences) INS Hold/bond Fingerprinting for FIOAS (Your file with Immigration) Attorney Cruz was born in Oaxaca, Mexico. His family...
Mark L. Deniz
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San Diego County, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(858) 751-4384 2831 Camino Del Rio South, Suite 307
San Diego, CA 92108
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
John F. Kennedy University
Look no further than San Diego's Premier Criminal Defense Firm. Award-Winning Former Deputy District Attorney & Former Deputy City Attorney. His firm takes pride in handling his clients cases with efficiency and discretion. Free Case evaluation. Serving All San Diego County. Be Proactive and call now.
Renee N. Galente
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San Diego County, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(760) 224-5226 950 Vista Village Drive
Vista, CA 92084
Free ConsultationCriminal, Military and Personal Injury
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Renée N. G. Stackhouse offers robust representation to clients throughout the San Diego region in both criminal and civil matters. While Renee primarily heads the firm's civil litigation practice, taking on an array of matters ranging from business disputes to all manner of plaintiffs'? personal injury litigation, she is also a formidable criminal defense attorney. In particular, she is well-equipped to defend those accused of DUI, having been qualified by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the International Association of Chiefs of Police to administer field sobriety tests, detect impaired motorists and instruct police officers in these methods. Renee...
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... Read More »
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Alex Ozols
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San Diego County, CA Criminal Law Attorney

Ozols Law Firm is not like any other legal experience. Alex Ozols is a lawyer that is not afraid to stand up to anyone else in the courtroom. He is a born trial lawyer and will always fight for your case... Read More »
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Bradley Patton
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San Diego County, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(760) 438-3636 1808 Aston Ave
#240
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
California Western School of Law
San Diego criminal attorney C. Bradley Patton, Esq. has over 35 years of experience in criminal law defense. In addition to maintaining his private practice, Mr. Patton serves on the Board of Directors for the San Diego Criminal Defense Bar Association. He has been an active member of the Criminal Defense Lawyers Club since 1988. Mr. Patton is a past member of the Board of Directors of the North County Bar Association and a founding panel member of the North County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service. In 1990, Mr. Patton was appointed to serve the California State Bar Committee on Professional...
Mr. Leif Harrison Kleven
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San Diego County, 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.
Nicholas Moore
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San Diego County, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 5 years experience
(619) 485-2900 101 W. Broadway, Suite 1770
San Diego, CA 92101
Free ConsultationCriminal, Divorce, Social Security Disability and White Collar Crime
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Nicholas J. Moore is an award winning San Diego criminal attorney. He has been recognized as "Best of the Bar, 2016" by the San Diego Business Journal, "Top 40 Under 40" by the National Trial Lawyers, and named "Rising Star," in 2016, 2017 and 2018 by Super Lawyers Magazine. He has a 10/10 rating on Avvo, and named "10 Best in Client Satisfaction" by the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys two years in a row (2016 and 2017).

Nicholas is a graduate of the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, and the Thomas Jefferson School of...
Brian Jude White
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San Diego County, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(619) 280-8022 4320 Iowa St
San Diego, CA 92104
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
Pepperdine Univ School of Law
Brian J. White has been practicing law in California for nearly 25 years. Brian is a certified criminal law specialist, as certified by the California state bar Board of legal specialization, and has personally handled several hundred serious criminal cases in both California Superior Courts and United States District Courts. He has tried numerous cases before juries, including serious allegations such as driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, drug smuggling, child molestation, rape, and murder. Those who seek Brian’s representation have problems, often big problems, problems that threaten their families, their livelihoods,...
Jennifer Gerstenzang
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San Diego County, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(619) 356-1445 533 2nd Street #206
Encinitas, CA 92024
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
California Western School of Law
Jennifer Gerstenzang is committed to providing outstanding representation along with the personal attention you deserve from a lawyer. She is a skilled and dedicated professional that offers legal assistance in criminal defense, DUI, juvenile law and traffic offenses. Jennifer’s aspiration for criminal defense steered her to the San Diego Public Defender’s Office where she started her career as a Deputy Public Defender gaining extensive experience in a wide range of criminal defense cases. She is a tenacious fighter working with her clients to protect their rights and provide a tailored defense depending on their legal situation. Jennifer...
Mr. Dimitri Panagopoulos Esq.
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San Diego County, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(619) 209-6030 8880 Rio San Diego Dr. 8th Floor
San Diego, CA 92108
Criminal, Business, Estate Planning and White Collar Crime
Concord Law School and Concord Law School
I have practiced law since 2010, in the areas of Criminal Law, Business Law, and Estate Planning, with an emphasis in protecting small business owners and their assets. I studied criminology at UNLV from 1994 to 2002, thereafter I founded a detective agency in Arizona which focused primarily on criminal defense investigations involving serious felonies such as homicide, burglary, and armed robbery, and business related fraud. I hold a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from UNLV, a Juris Doctorate degree, and an LL.M (Master of Laws) degree from Concord Law School.
Edward J Southcott
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San Diego County, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 2 years experience
(619) 504-7981 2247 San Diego Ave., Suite 234
San Diego, CA 92110
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Juvenile and Traffic Tickets
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Prior to opening his law practice, Edward J. Southcott worked for the San Diego Sheriff's Department for 21 years. During his career with the San Diego Sheriff's Department, Edward gained a broad range of experience in the criminal justice system. As a detective, Edward investigated all types of crimes ranging from minor infractions to murder. He was specially trained as a hate crime detective and as a vice crimes investigator. As a detective on the San Diego County Human Trafficking Taskforce, Edward gained extensive knowledge and experience in the investigation and prosecution...
Sean F. Leslie
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San Diego County, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(760) 579-0380 5857 Owens Ave
#300
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and White Collar Crime
University of San Diego School of Law
Jeremy Elias
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San Diego County, CA Criminal Law Lawyer
(619) 843-8546 600 B St Ste 1420
San Diego, CA 92101
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Benjamin Theule
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San Diego County, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(619) 236-9700 2445 5th Ave Ste 330
San Diego, CA 92101
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Attorney Benjamin Theule has established a professional reputation throughout Southern California as a zealous advocate for the rights and freedom of his clients throughout the legal community with his peers, prosecutors and judges. Because Mr. Theule developed his skills as a successful Southern California prosecutor, he has experience working behind the scenes with law enforcement and has firsthand knowledge of their investigative tactics. He also has the ability to anticipate prosecution strategy, and what it takes for the prosecution to meet its burden of proof at trial.
Samantha Greene
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San Diego County, CA 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... Read More »
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Anna Reese Yum
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San Diego County, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 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... Read More »
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Domenic J. Lombardo
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San Diego County, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(888) 220-0082 110 West A Street
Ste 1100
San Diego, CA 92101
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
UC Hastings COL
The Law Office of Domenic J. Lombardo is a San Diego based law office dedicated solely to the practice of defending criminal charges. Mr. Lombardo is a licensed criminal defense attorney in California State and Federal courts. He appears primarily in San Diego matters but has aggressively defended thousands of individuals throughout the State. He brings a wealth of experience to bear on every case, together with a team of investigators, forensic consultants, and paralegals, as necessary. He personally handles every client matter and will take the time to return your every call.
Richard Lawrence Duquette
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San Diego County, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(760) 545-5563 3642 Ocean Ranch Blvd
Oceanside, CA 92056
Free ConsultationCriminal, Consumer, Military and Nursing Home
Western State Univ
George Gedulin
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San Diego County, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(858) 333-5231 12636 High Bluff Drive
Suite 400
San Diego, CA 92130
Free ConsultationCriminal, Juvenile, Military and White Collar Crime
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
San Diego Criminal Defense Attorney George Gedulin firmly believes that every client deserves a high level of care and attention, no matter what they are facing. His in-depth experience and knowledge of the local and federal courts, combined with a true passion for helping clients, allows clients to The Law Office of George Gedulin feel secure that their case is in good hands. He is a tenacious advocate, aggressive litigator, and has helped hundreds of clients throughout the San Diego area. He handles a number of complicated criminal matters, including manslaughter, DUI, drug trafficking, sex crimes, and federal crimes, such...
Christopher Light
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San Diego County, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(720) 330-2848 8880 Rio San Diego Dr.
Rio Vista Tower, 8th Floor
San Diego, CA 92108
Criminal, Employment and Personal Injury
California Western School of Law
Christopher Light has dedicated his life to helping people and defending their rights and interests, often times, in cases where no one else would. Widely revered for his trial advocacy, Mr. Light has quickly established himself as one of Colorado’s most accomplished trial lawyers. Selected by his peers as a Super Lawyers Rising Star, an honor that is limited to 2.5% of attorneys in Colorado, Mr. Light has also been recognized by the National Trial Lawyers Association as a “Top 40 Under 40” trial attorney and the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys has selected him to their prestigious “10...
Stefano L. Molea
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San Diego County, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(619) 295-3555 3500 Fifth Avenue, Suite 304
San Diego, CA 92103
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Stefano is proud to be a San Diego criminal defense lawyer. He is a partner with The Law Offices of David P. Shapiro, where he brings experience representing diverse clients facing a variety of charges. Stefano has helped waiters, lawyers, construction workers, doctors, CEOs, teachers, and others who have been accused of crimes ranging from theft, fraud, DUIs and drug possession, all the way to vehicular manslaughter, robbery, aggravated mayhem and sex crimes. Regardless of the client or charge, each case is handled with the same thoroughness and passion. Stefano enjoys every aspect of being a criminal defense lawyer including...
Sean T Prosser
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San Diego County, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(858) 720-5773 11988 El Camino Real
Suite 350
San Diego, CA 92130-2594
Free ConsultationCriminal, Securities, Stockbroker Fraud and White Collar Crime
New York Law School
Sean Prosser defends clients facing investigations and enforcement actions by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), including FBI and Grand Jury proceedings, and other government agencies. He also defends companies and their executives in shareholder litigation. With offices in San Diego and Los Angeles, Sean leads Perkins Coie’s White Collar, Government Investigations and Securities Litigation practices in Southern California. His clients include public and private companies, officers and directors, board committees, broker-dealers, banks, investment advisors, hedge funds, CPAs, individual stock traders and public officials. Sean regularly represents clients before the following agencies and...
Anna Reese Yum
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San Diego County, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(619) 233-4433 501 West Broadway #700
San Diego, CA 92101
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Personal Injury
Univ of San Diego School of Law
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 such as Fox News, HLN/CNN, Investigation Discovery,and many more, to provide legal commentary on the nation's top headlines. For the past decade, Attorney Yum has successfully handled a wide gamut of cases ranging from murder, rape, child molestation, gang enhancements, domestic violence, drug sales and possession, DUI/DWI, and many more. Due to her highly respected reputation, Ms. Yum has garnered a number of...
William Richard Christoph
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San Diego County, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
(760) 941-5720 400 S.Melrose Dr. #101
Vista, CA 92081
Criminal and DUI
University of Wisconsin Law School
1968-1976 USMC Captain, Infantry platoon Commander Vietnam and Cobra Gunship Pilot. 1979 Deputy San Diego City Attorney - Criminal Trial Division, 1979 to Present - Criminal and DUI Defense Attorney at Christoph Law Offices. Highest Rating in Legal Ability and Ethical Standards, "Top Lawyers" San Diego Magazine, Judge Pro Tem
Luis Macias Jr
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San Diego County, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(619) 245-4106 2323 Broadway, suite 104
San Diego, CA 92102
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Products Liability
University of California - Hastings College of the Law and University of California - San Diego
In 2011, I established my own practice which includes both civil and criminal representation. Motivated by a desire to represent real people in the court room, not insurance companies, I used the experience and skills gained in my civil practice to expand into criminal law and representation of persons injury by the negligence of others. I now devote my practice to both criminal defense and personal injury. With respect to my criminal law practice, I represent individuals in misdemeanor and felony matters in State and Federal court. I defend individuals in criminal matters ranging from DUI's and insurance fraud, to...
Vikram Singh Monder
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San Diego County, CA Criminal Law Attorney
(619) 405-0063 424 F St
San Diego, CA 92101
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
California Western School of Law
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 first few months of his practice, Vik Monder soon became a Finalist for the San Diego Transcript’s “Top Attorneys” List in the category of Criminal Defense. This listing identifies top-tier attorneys within San Diego County. Having achieved a Masters in Law (LL.M.) in the area of Criminal Trial Advocacy, Vik Monder has been able to obtain great results for his clients facing...
Tate R. Lounsbery
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San Diego County, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience

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San Diego County Criminal Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

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


California Innocence Project
(619) 525-1485
San Diego, 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.