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Douglas Hugh Ridley
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Douglas Hugh Ridley

Premier Criminal Defense. Former DA Now Defending You! Local SB Office

Top Criminal Defense Counsel in Santa Barbara. Experience with thousands of criminal cases. Invited speaker at the Santa Barbara Bar Association. Your family is our family. Complimentary consultation! Read More »
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William K. Gamble
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William K. Gamble

Santa Barbara County, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 52 years of experience

I have represented more than 35,000 clients in criminal and personal injury cases. My clients have included Judges, Lawyers, Doctors, Olympic Champions, World Ranked Professional Boxers, the rich and poor. I have been... Read More »
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Douglas Hugh Ridley
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Douglas Hugh Ridley
(805) 208-1866 7 W Figueroa Street
Suite 350
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Free Consultation Offers Video Conferencing Video ConfSanta Barbara County, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 22 years of experience
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Pepperdine Univ School of Law and Pepperdine University School of Law
Doug Ridley has experience with thousands of criminal cases. He has the voice and demeanor to handle matters cooperatively with the courts, along with the experience and savvy to be a tough defender when necessary. Doug’s job as a prosecutor started in the case file review department where he reviewed up to a hundred files per day, and led him all the way to lead prosecutor for the Special Victims Unit (The most serious crimes in the county). His background gives him an expert eye and unique ability to see the case the way the prosecutor sees it. Understanding how...
Cherie Brenner
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Cherie Brenner
Santa Barbara County, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 31 years of experience
(805) 316-5316 731 So. Lincoln Street
Santa Maria, CA 93458
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
Harvard Law School, University of California Hastings College of the Law, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles and Western State University College of Law
Cherie L. Brenner has been practicing law for over twenty 25 years. She has handled over a thousand cases . She has been certified through Harvard Law School's Program on Negotiations and UC-Hastings Law School program in trial advocacy. Ms. Brenner teaches law at a local law school. She is a published author and continues to inform and update the public on the law.
Steven Rudolph Andrade
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Steven Rudolph Andrade
Santa Barbara County, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 41 years of experience
211 Equestrian Ave
Santa Barbara , CA 93101
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Insurance Claims and Nursing Home
UC Davis School of Law King Hall
Andrade Law Offices is comprised of Lead Counsel and Owner, Steven R. Andrade and Associate Philip M. Green. Together they bring more than 50 years of combined legal expertise in the legal practice of Personal Injury, Criminal and DUI defense. Steven Andrade has been recognized by the National Trial Lawyers as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in the State of California and is a member of Multi-Million Dollar Advocates. With thousands of trials to his credit, it is no wonder he is recognized with these prestigious recognitions. Steven R. Andrade is known as the lawyer that other lawyers...
Robert Marshall Sanger
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Robert Marshall Sanger
Santa Barbara County, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 47 years of experience
(805) 349-7973 301 East Cook Street
Suite A
Santa Maria, CA 93454
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, Business and Civil Rights
University of California - Los Angeles
Criminal Defense Lawyer and Civil Litigator for over 40 years in Santa Barbara, California; Certified Criminal Law Specialist (The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization); Past President of California Attorneys for Criminal Justice (CACJ).

Mr. Sanger has handled numerous high profile cases, death penalty and other homicide cases as well as complex criminal white collar and civil litigation in state and federal courts.

Mr. Sanger is also a Professor of Law and Forensic Science at the Santa Barbara College of Law and consults on forensic issues on a selected basis. He is an opponent of the death penalty...
William Carlos Makler
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William Carlos Makler
Santa Barbara County, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 24 years of experience
(866) 435-7384 140 East Figueroa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific
30+ years in criminal justice. 21+ years in California as a criminal defense lawyer. Former law professor at Santa Barbara College of Law, taught evidence. Former Public Defender handling felonies. Frequent lecturer to students and lawyers about criminal justice and DUI. AVVO rated 10/Superb. Highest rating possible (A-V) by Martindale-Hubbell.
Kit Chandler Westbrook
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Kit Chandler Westbrook
Santa Barbara County, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years of experience
(805) 621-7181 2415 Professional Parkway
Santa Maria, CA 93455
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Chapman University Fowler School of Law
Kit Westbrook has praticed criminal defense law exclusively since becoming an attorney in 2008. For the past 10 years, Kit has dedicated his career to protecting and defending the rights of those charged with crimes in the State of California. Kit was trained with an worked along side many of the most accomplised attorneys in California. Kit received his J.D. from Chapman University School of Law in Orange California. Prior to attending law school Kit received a master of science in psycology from Utah State University and a bachelors of science from Brigham Young University. ...
William K. Gamble
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William K. Gamble
Santa Barbara County, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 52 years of experience
(805) 922-8308 301 E Cook St Suite e
Santa Maria, CA 93454
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Personal Injury
San Francisco Law Sch and University of Southern California Gould School of Law
I have represented more than 35,000 clients in criminal and personal injury cases. My clients have included Judges, Lawyers, Doctors, Olympic Champions, World Ranked Professional Boxers, the rich and poor. I have been admitted to numerous Federal Courts, Military Court, Bankruptcy Court and some State Courts by special permission. I appear daily in Court. I have obtained not guilty verdicts in most major felony cases. I have tried numerous Personal Injury cases, including brain damage, wrongful death, medical malpractice, biking and motorcycle accidents and product liability. I have tried Bankruptcy cases and Military General Court Martial Cases. I am...
Rachel Bronwyn Eeles
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Rachel Bronwyn Eeles
Santa Barbara County, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 17 years of experience
(805) 324-4244 142 E Carrillo Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
College of Law London and Exeter University
I have been a lawyer since 2003 and practiced predominately criminal defense since 2004. I am passionate about what I do and have a reputation for going the extra mile.
Luis Esparza
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Luis Esparza
Santa Barbara County, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 17 years of experience
(877) 618-8848 1129 State St
13
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Free ConsultationCriminal, Bankruptcy, DUI and White Collar Crime
Concord Law School and University of Southern California Gould School of Law
CA State Bar No. 229054 CA BRE No. 01394464 CA BSIS PSO No. 6905
Russell Alden Brown
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Russell Alden Brown
Santa Barbara County, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 6 years of experience
(805) 635-7766 924 Anacapa Street
Suite 1-T
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Free Consultation Offers Video Conferencing Video ConfCriminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles and University of California - Davis
DUI and criminal defense attorney.

We are not a factory defense firm. Because we have fewer cases, we can devote more time to each client. Our services are reasonably priced and we do not overcharge for simple matters.

Customized Criminal Defense Solutions...because criminal defense is not "one-size-fits-all."

We listen to our clients' goals, then create customized criminal defense strategies in order to achieve them.
Our goal is to provide every client with high-quality criminal defense services.

We can guide you during this crisis so that it does not have a lasting impact on your life.
Stephen Peter Anderson
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Stephen Peter Anderson
Santa Barbara County, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 40 years of experience
(805) 349-2699 900 E Main St
Suite 101
Santa Maria, CA 93454
Free ConsultationCriminal, Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
Western State Univ
I have been Trial Attorney for 39 years, serving Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo County clients with family law, criminal and personal injury cases. Our goal is to provide you excellent legal advice at a fair and reasonable rate.

We offer a free initial consultation on all legal matters in the following areas of practice:

Family law-- These cases can create a great deal of emotion when children are involved. We can help reduce that stress, while helping everyone work through a difficult time. In addition, financial complications arise in most breakups, forcing immediate attention in the court. Our practice...
Jasen B. Nielsen
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Jasen B. Nielsen
Santa Barbara County, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 14 years of experience
(805) 564-4384 725 State Street, Suite 219
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
Santa Barbara COL
I am a former prosecutor focused on representing people who have been arrested for a variety of crimes, including Driving Under the Influence, Driving on a Suspended License, Hit and Run, Resisting Arrest, Drug Possession, Domestic Violence, and Petty Theft throughout Ventura, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo and Los Angeles counties. If your case is winnable, I have the skills to get it dismissed. If it is not, I have the skills to mitigate the charges and punishment you're facing.
Adam Pearlman
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Adam Pearlman
Santa Barbara County, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 27 years of experience
(805) 619-0282 735 State Street
Suite 217
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
The George Washington University Law School
Attorney Pearlman is the founder of the criminal defense firm, the Law Offices of Adam L. Pearlman. He has been involved in the field of criminal law for more than 17 years, during which he has handled thousands of cases. Mr. Pearlman is a member of numerous associations including the Federal Bar Association, the California Attorneys for Criminal Justice, the National College of DUI Defense, and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He also is a former prosecutor, which now enables him to predict the actions that the opposing side may take, and he use this insight to build...
Paul Thomas Greco
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Paul Thomas Greco
Santa Barbara County, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 18 years of experience
(805) 864-2611 731 S. Lincoln St.
Santa Maria, CA 93458
Free ConsultationCriminal, Bankruptcy, DUI and Personal Injury
Univ of San Diego School of Law
Criminal Defense Law. I use my 13 years of legal experience to fight for you on the Central Coast. As a former prosecutor, I know the ins and outs of the legal system and can work those details to your advantage.
Robert Francis Landheer
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Robert Francis Landheer
Santa Barbara County, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 39 years of experience
(805) 962-5103 924 Anacapa St.
Suite 1-T
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Criminal, Appeals, DUI and White Collar Crime
New College School of Law of California
Mr. Landheer first worked as an associate attorney in the early 80s with the Law Office of Richard Peterson in Mendocino County, California. He tried major felony cases and successfully exonerated his client in his first homicide trial. He also assisted his partner in preparing the defense in a capital case in neighboring Lake County. Additionally, he litigated and defended many marijuana cultivation cases and wrote appeals. In 1983, he moved to Santa Barbara and opened an office with his associate, former District Attorney of Mendocino County Joseph D. Allen. In 1985, he was invited to join the Santa...
Dennis Gene Merenbach
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Dennis Gene Merenbach
Santa Barbara County, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 55 years of experience
(805) 963-4484 225 E Carrillo St
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Free ConsultationCriminal, Divorce, Personal Injury and Securities
Loyola Law School
The Law Firm of Dennis G. Merenbach is a full service law firm representing and advising clients in the many different areas of law. Mr. Merenbach's academic credential and professional experience are of the highest caliber. Mr. Merenbach is committed to the pursuit of excellence, communicate effectively, and demonstrate personal and professional ethics, as well as the utmost concern for my clients.
Ian Morse
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Ian Morse
Santa Barbara County, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 22 years of experience
(805) 467-6060 209 E Anapamu St
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Criminal and DUI
Vanderbilt Univ School of Law
Molly Renee Appel
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Molly Renee Appel
Santa Barbara County, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 22 years of experience
(805) 467-6060 209 E Anapamu St
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Criminal and DUI
Southwestern Univ School of Law
Adrian Stephen Andrade
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Adrian Stephen Andrade
Santa Barbara County, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 45 years of experience
211 E Fesler Street
Santa Maria, CA 93454
Criminal, DUI, Employment and Immigration
University of California - Los Angeles
Kimberly Ellen Abkin
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Kimberly Ellen Abkin
Santa Barbara County, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 25 years of experience
(805) 284-9732 P.O. Box 30748
Santa Barbara, CA 93130
Free ConsultationCriminal
Santa Barbara COL
William Lloyd Redell
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William Lloyd Redell
Santa Barbara County, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 24 years of experience
(805) 350-0447 P.O. Box 871
Solvang, CA 93464
Criminal
Santa Barbara COL
William Redell is one of the most recognized and respected criminal defense attorneys on the Central Coast of California. For over 20 years, William has been successfully defending individuals charged with crimes. William Redell attended UCLA for his undergraduate studies, prior to attending law school at the Santa Barbara College of Law. Since becoming an attorney in 1996, William has worked as both a public defender, gaining years of valuable trial and negotiating experience, and also in private practice. William Redell has handled thousands of criminal cases on the Central Coast of California from the most basic to the most...
Joshua Zane Webb
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Joshua Zane Webb
Santa Barbara County, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 21 years of experience
(805) 453-5577 1035 Santa Barbara St, Ste. #7
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Criminal and Business
Seton Hall Univ School of Law
Former Deputy District Attorney in both Merced and Santa Barbara County. With close to 10 years of experience as a dedicated DA, I have now branched my experience into my own practice assisting people in defending their constitutional rights, and providing legal services in all other areas of the law.
Neil David Levinson
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Neil David Levinson
Santa Barbara County, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 32 years of experience
(805) 963-2592 1933 Cliff Dr
Santa Barbara, CA 93109
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
San Fernando Valley College of Law
Darryl Wayne Genis
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Darryl Wayne Genis
Santa Barbara County, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 40 years of experience
(805) 966-0812 3 W Carrillo St #203
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Personal Injury
Southwestern Univ School of Law
Practicing since December 1980 (40 years). Founding member of California DUI Lawyers Association (CDLA) and Specialist Member of CDLA. founding member of DUI Defense Lawyers Association (DUIDLA). The only California lawyer to secure a unanimous decision (7 in favor, 0 opposed) in a DUI case in the California Supreme Court (People v. McNeal, (2009) 46 Cal.4th 1183, changing the law on breath testing.
I have successfully jury tried over 1,100 DUI trials, including Felonies and Misdemeanors. My success rate is better than 93%. Nobody can perform better for you than I can perform.
If you are serious about getting the best...
Robert Ornstein
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Robert Ornstein
Santa Barbara County, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 49 years of experience
(805) 963-3299 226 E Canon Perdido St
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Criminal, Business and DUI
Brooklyn Law School
Steve Robert Balash Jr
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Steve Robert Balash Jr
Santa Barbara County, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 52 years of experience
(805) 962-0026 1215 De la Vina St
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Criminal and DUI
Univ of San Diego School of Law
Nancy Duffy McCarron
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Nancy Duffy McCarron
Santa Barbara County, CA Criminal Law Attorney
950 Roble Lane
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
Criminal
Michael Terence Lyons
Santa Barbara County, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 16 years of experience
(805) 570-0269 2421 Calle Linares
Santa Barbara, CA 93109
Criminal, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and Business
Monica Elaine Nussbaum
Santa Barbara County, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 16 years of experience
(805) 605-0517 747 Nebraska Ave
Lompoc, CA 93437
Criminal, Administrative, Employment and Military
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Cheryl Lynn Knoernschild-Wa
Santa Barbara County, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 28 years of experience
(805) 729-1198 1539 Miramar Ln
200
Montecito, CA 93108
Criminal
Whittier Coll School of Law and Whittier Law School
Nancy Duffy McCarron
Santa Barbara County, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 27 years of experience
(805) 965-3492 950 Roble Ln
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
Criminal and DUI
Santa Barbara COL
John Jeff Chambliss
Santa Barbara County, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 33 years of experience
(805) 892-4922 140 E Figueroa St
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Criminal
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Hal Patrick Farley
Santa Barbara County, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 28 years of experience
(805) 922-4553 625 E Chapel St
Santa Maria, CA 93454
Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
San Joaquin COL
Don Francis Heiduk
Santa Barbara County, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 27 years of experience
(805) 886-1672 6025 Paseo Palmilla
Goleta, CA 93117
Criminal
University of San Francisco School of Law and U of San Francisco School of Law
Charles Lawrence Powell
Santa Barbara County, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 41 years of experience
(805) 684-8480 4299 Carpinteria Ave
2FL
Carpinteria, CA 93013
Criminal
Ventura COL
Beatriz Pimentel Flores
Santa Barbara County, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 28 years of experience
(805) 965-7128 621 W Micheltorena St Ste A
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Quinnipiac University School of Law and Quinnipiac University School of Law
Dorsa Peykar
Santa Barbara County, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 4 years of experience
(805) 934-6944 1100 Anacapa St
# 3
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Criminal
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Michael Charles Berger
Santa Barbara County, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 47 years of experience
(805) 845-2180 435 Las Palmas Dr
Santa Barbara, CA 93110
Criminal and DUI
University of California, Davis, School of Law and UC Davis School of Law King Hall
Tara Kristen Haaland-Ford
Santa Barbara County, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 20 years of experience
(805) 962-3344 1215 De La Vina St
STE I
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Criminal and DUI
U of San Francisco School of Law and University of San Francisco School of Law
Michael Bryan Clayton
Santa Barbara County, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 32 years of experience
(805) 928-5353 400 E Orange St
Santa Maria, CA 93454
Criminal, Bankruptcy, DUI and Personal Injury
University of Arkansas School of Law, University of Arkansas School of Law and Univ of Arkansas Fayetteville School of Law

Santa Barbara County Criminal Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

Legal Resource Center of Santa Barbara County, North County Branch
(805) 349-1289
Santa Maria, CA


San Luis Obispo Legal Alternatives Corporation
(805) 543-5140
San Luis Obispo, CA

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