Walnut Creek, California Criminal Lawyers

Elliot Silver
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California Criminal Law Attorney with 23 years experience

Attorney Elliot Silver is a seasoned and experienced veteran criminal defense attorney. Since the age of five, Elliot always knew he wanted to be in court fighting for justice. Elliot is a graduate of the... Read More »
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Justin Kirk Tabayoyon
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Experienced Criminal Defense Attorney

Mr. Tabayoyon is a United States Army veteran that holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California at Davis in Managerial Economics and a Juris Doctor degree from John F. Kennedy... Read More »
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James Thomas Reilly
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California Criminal Law Lawyer with 43 years experience

Summit Defense is the Bay Area's premiere Criminal Defense Firm. We have gathered an experienced team of attorneys with over 120 years of combined and diverse experience and background that works together... Read More »
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Christopher A. Lamiero
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Former prosecutor with decades of experience ready to aggressively defend you!

I spent nearly 25 years as a state court prosecutor. The majority of those years were served in Alameda County, and a few years were served in Santa Clara County. I specialized in high profile, complex... Read More »
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Thomas Martin O'Connor
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Walnut Creek, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(925) 939-5600 1277 Treat Boulevard, Suite 810
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific
Thomas M. O'Connor is a founding partner of the firm and currently focuses his practice on Criminal Defense and Personal Injury. As a partner in OâConnor, Runckel & O'Malley LLP, Mr. O'Connor regularly litigates personal injury and wrongful death actions and defends clients in all misdemeanor and felony matters. Mr. O'Connor is a 5th generation San Francisco native and comes from a long line of distinguished attorneys. His grandfather and namesake, Thomas Martin O'Connor, held the office of City Attorney of San Francisco from 1961 until he retired in 1977. His great-grandfather, also Thomas Martin O'Connor, was...
Thomas Daly
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Walnut Creek, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 4 years experience
(925) 208-4801 2950 Buskirk Ave
Suite 300
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
John F. Kennedy University and California State University - Chico
Justin Kirk Tabayoyon
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Walnut Creek, CA Criminal Law Lawyer
(925) 609-4003 1990 North California Blvd
8th Floor
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Family and Personal Injury
John F. Kennedy University
Mr. Tabayoyon is a United States Army veteran that holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California at Davis in Managerial Economics and a Juris Doctor degree from John F. Kennedy University School of Law. He decided to practice in the areas of criminal defense, family law, and personal injury because of his own personal experiences in those areas of law. He is a zealous and aggressive advocate for his clients. He strongly believes in limited government, freedom, civil liberty, parental rights, and gender neutral application of the law. Mr. Tabayoyon is a highly experienced trial attorney....
(707) 726-6009 1000 North Texas Street
Suite A
Fairfield, CA 94533
Alexander Cross
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Walnut Creek, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(800) 862-7677 1990 N. California Blvd.
8th Floor
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Criminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
University of San Francisco School of Law
Mr. Cross is an expert in the field of criminal law. Mr. Cross will fight more aggressively than anyone to bring you the best outcome possible. His name brings chills to prosecutors, as evidenced by never losing a trial out of over 1,500 cases. He passionately cares about defending his clients and does everything within his power to help them. Having attended the University of California, Berkeley for Undergraduate studies, he received a B.A. in Legal Studies. He subsequently attended the prestigious San Francisco Law School to receive his J.D. He is a member of many associations, including...
(800) 862-7677 201 Spear St.
Suite 1100
San Francisco, CA 94105
(800) 862-7677 111 N. Market St.
Suite 300
San Jose, CA 95113
(800) 862-7677 1900 S. Norfolk St.
Suite 350
San Mateo, CA 94403
(800) 862-7677 1300 Clay St., Suite 600
Oakland, CA 94612
Blackie Burak
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Walnut Creek, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 46 years experience
(866) 252-5384 .
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
University of San Francisco School of Law, Temple University Beasley School of Law and LaSalle University
Most experienced DUI lawyer in N. California. Over 44 years in practice. Co-founder and past president of the state-wide California Association of DUI Lawyers (CDLA). Received State Bar Certified Specialist in Criminal Law designation in 1985. Awarded Lifetime Achievement Award from CDLA in 2015.
Richard Allen Madsen Jr
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Walnut Creek, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(925) 974-0800 Civic Plaza
1655 North Main Street, Suite 240
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Criminal, Business, DUI and Insurance Defense
McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific
Criminal Defense and DUI attorney Richard A. Madsen, Jr. (a former Contra Costa County Deputy District Attorney) has represented thousands of first-time offenders who have been arrested or charged with driving under the influence throughout the Bay Area and Northern California. Mr. Madsen's impeccable reputation speaks for itself. Recognized as a highly skilled trial lawyer and negotiator, and well seasoned in the intricacies of the Department of Motor Vehicles, Mr. Madsen works tirelessly to protect his clients' rights and achieve superior results. Mr. Madsen knows the system. For nearly twenty years, Mr. Madsen has utilized his reputation and long-standing relationships...
Pezhman Pakneshan
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Walnut Creek, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(415) 293-8454 1255 Treat Boulevard, Suite 300
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Univ of Pennsylvania LS
Matthew James O'Connor
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Walnut Creek, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(925) 357-9210 1277 Treat Blvd
Suite 850
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Criminal and DUI
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
Matthew J. O'Connor is a founding partner of the O'Connor Law, APC and currently focuses his practice on criminal defense. Mr. O'Connor regularly defends adults and juveniles in all types of criminal matters, including but not limited to: Driving Under the Influence (DUI), Assault, Robbery, Three Strikes cases, Murder, Domestic Violence, Rape, Illegal Firearms, Theft and Drug crimes, Probation and Parole hearings. Mr. O'Connor graduated from the University of California at Davis in 1995 and graduated cum laude from the Santa Clara University School of Law in 1999. Upon graduating from law school Mr. O'Connor served as a deputy district attorney...
(619) 756-6994 402 W Broadway
29th Floor
San Diego, CA 92101
Richard Lewis Howard
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Walnut Creek, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 49 years experience
(925) 939-8722 1806 Bonanza St
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
San Francisco Law Sch
Michael Edmund Cardoza
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Walnut Creek, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 46 years experience
(925) 274-2900 1220 Oakland Blvd
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Criminal, Business, DUI and Personal Injury
McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific
Mark W. Kelsey
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Walnut Creek, CA Criminal Law Attorney
(925) 476-5761 877 Ygnacio Valley Rd #208
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Criminal and Civil Rights
Christopher R. Varnell
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Walnut Creek, CA Criminal Law Lawyer
(925) 472-6536 1255 Treat Boulevard, Suite 300
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Criminal, DUI and Juvenile
At the Law Offices of Christopher Varnell, we handle all types of criminal cases from DUI's to homicides. Our office has a reputation of being intelligent, skilled, and prepared in the courtroom, which has led to success both in trial and in negotiating settlements which were beneficial to our clients. Practice Areas: DUI Defense Theft Crimes Domestic Violence White Collar Crimes Drug Possession & Sales Murder & Manslaughter Juvenile Defense Sex Offenses
Hon. John T. Nejedly
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Walnut Creek, CA Criminal Law Lawyer
(925) 389-7023 PO Box 4962
Walnut Creek, CA 94595
Criminal
Walnut Creek, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(925) 951-0940 201 North Civic Drive
Suite 225
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Criminal, Broker Fraud and DUI
John F. Kennedy
Walnut Creek, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 44 years experience
(925) 943-3131 1450 Maria Ln
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
UC Hastings COL
Walnut Creek, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(925) 262-8406 201 North Civic Drive
Suite 225
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Criminal, Animal, Broker Fraud and DUI
University of California, Davis
Walnut Creek, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(925) 935-9272 1850 Mt Diablo Blvd
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Criminal, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Family
University of California, Hastings College of the Law
Walnut Creek, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 33 years experience
(925) 938-6100 1470 Maria Ln
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Criminal, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Elder
University of Oregon School of Law
Walnut Creek, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 41 years experience
(925) 947-0200 1511 Treat Blvd
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
Criminal, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Construction
Loyola University Law School and University of Southern California
Walnut Creek, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(925) 947-0717 2950 Buskirk Ave
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Criminal, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
UC Hastings COL
Daniel Horowitz
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Lafayette, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 38 years experience
(925) 283-1863 P.O. Box 1547
Lafayette, CA 94549
Criminal and DUI
Southwestern Univ School of Law
Oksana Tsykova
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Lafayette, CA Criminal Law Lawyer
(925) 299-6725 3650 Mt. Diablo Blvd.
Suite 225
Lafayette, CA 94549
Criminal, Immigration and Juvenile
Golden Gate University School of Law
Peter Tuann
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San Ramon, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(925) 831-4878 111 Deerwood Road
#200
San Ramon, CA 94583
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
UC Davis School of Law King Hall
We aim to serve residents of the Tri-Valley area in litigation, landlord-tenant, real estate litigation, family law, and immigration.
Guy Ellery Louie
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San Ramon, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(925) 234-1440 2010 Crow Canyon Place Suite 100
San Ramon, CA 94583
Criminal, Animal, Appeals and DUI
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Joseph Anthony Motta
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Concord, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(925) 602-3400 1401 Willow Pass Rd, Suite 880
Concord, CA 94520
Criminal, Business, DUI and Nursing Home
McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific
Joseph A. Motta was born and raised in the east bay. He attended St. Mary's College and graduated in 1984 with a degree in Business Administration and a minor in Economics. He then graduated from McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento in 1987. He was a Deputy District Attorney in Contra Costa County from 1988 to 2004. Over those sixteen years, he handled thousands of cases. They ranged from minor to serious and from simple to complex. He was a trial attorney on the following teams: Misdemeanor, Juvenile, Law and Motion, Felony...
Michael Peter Semansky
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Martinez, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 47 years experience
(925) 372-8766 3rd Floor
Martinez, CA 94553
Criminal, Business, DUI and Insurance Claims
U of San Francisco School of Law
Attorney Michael P. Semansky has been representing clients in criminal defense and personal injury matters for over 36 years. He is dedicated to providing each client with personalized attention and strives to resolve every case efficiently and effectively. If you are in need of a settlement or recovery for your personal injury claim, or an aggressive criminal defense, he is an attorney you can trust to get results.
Daniel Horowitz
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Lafayette, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 38 years experience
(925) 283-1863 3650 Mt. Diablo Blvd.
Suite 225
Lafayette, CA 94549
Criminal
Laureen Bethards
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Laf, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(510) 525-1001 3650 Mt. Diablo Blvd.
Laf, CA 94549
Criminal
Sergio H. Benavides
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Hayward, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(415) 867-5181 24301 Southland Drive
Suite 212 B
Hayward, CA 94545
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...
(415) 867-5181 1 Sansome Street
Suite 3500
San Francisco, CA 94104
Jonathan Charles Dunten
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Oakland, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(510) 645-5900 212 9th Street, Suite 316
Oakland, CA 94607
Criminal and Immigration
Golden Gate Univ School of Law
I am licensed to practice law before the Executive Office for Immigration Review, the Board of Immigration Appeals, California State Courts, the Federal District Court for Northern California, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

I received my undergraduate degree from the University of California at Santa Barbara with honors and my Juris Doctor from Golden Gate University School of Law, including certificates of specialization with distinction in international and business law.

I formerly served as a media liaison for the Northern California Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and was a professor of immigration and criminal...
Christopher A. Lamiero
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Dublin, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(925) 479-0079 6379 Clark Avenue
Suite 250-B
Dublin, CA 94568
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Juvenile and Traffic Tickets
University of San Francisco School of Law
I spent nearly 25 years as a state court prosecutor. The majority of those years were served in Alameda County, and a few years were served in Santa Clara County. I specialized in high profile, complex felony prosecutions. I was the trial prosecutor in the case of People v. Madison, Merel, and Cazares. The case involved the prosecution of three men for the murder of Gwen Araujo, a transgender, teenaged girl from Newark, California. The famous case became the subject of a Lifetime Network movie called, "A Girl Like Me."

There is no aspect of the...
Givelle J. Lamano
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Oakland, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(510) 842-0750 505 14th Street, Suite 900
Oakland, CA 94612
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Golden Gate University
GIVELLE LAMANO is an Oakland DUI & Criminal Defense Attorney who truly cares about her clients. She has represented people from all walks of life from gang members appealing their life sentences to corporate executives who have never been arrested. She is licensed in both state and federal courts and has served as a court appointed attorney for the Alameda County Bar Association, taking on cases when the public defenders office was unable to do so.

Ms. Lamano received the Super Lawyer Rising Star award in 2017 for her professional achievement and peer recognition. She ranks in the...
(510) 842-0750 1101 Marina Village Parkway #201
Alameda, CA 94501
Alexander Fredrick Harper
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Oakland, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(510) 250-9477 420 Third Street
Suite 200
Oakland, CA 94607
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Juvenile
University of Florida
With over 10 years, 2,000 cases and numerous jury verdicts under my belt, I stand by ready to help you. I was a Deputy District Attorney for several years, and will put that experience to work for you. I will keep you informed and confident throughout your case. You let me worry about the case while you get on with your life. I am a United States Navy veteran of Afghanistan and a recipient of the Bronze Star Medal.
Lynn Gorelick
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Pleasanton, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(925) 847-3006 4900 Hopyard Road, West Lobby
Suite 100
Pleasanton, CA 94588
Free ConsultationCriminal, Broker Fraud, DUI and Juvenile
University of CA, Hastings College of Law
Lynn Gorelick has been an attorney for over 34 years. Attorney Lynn Gorelick is the Immediate Past President of the California DUI Lawyers Association. This is the only and most well respected legal organization for California Lawyers specializing in DUI defense. Ms. Gorelick has been a member of this organization since its inception and has served on the Board of Directors for over 15 years. She is committed to the protection your rights.

Ms. Gorelick is a Faculty and Sustaining member of the National College of DUI Defense. She has been a featured speaker at the...
(510) 785-1444 24301 Southland Drive
Suite 620
Hayward, CA 94545
Stanley Dale Radtke
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Oakland, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(510) 863-8058 3411 E. 12th St.
Ste. 122
Oakland, CA 94601
Criminal, Appeals, Immigration and Social Security Disability
University of San Francisco School of Law
Seth Paul Chazin
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Albany, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(800) 242-1514 1604 Solano Avenue
Albany, CA 94707
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Golden Gate University School of Law
San Francisco criminal defense lawyer Seth P. Chazin is certified as a Criminal Law Specialist by the California State Board of Legal Specialization and has been named a Northern California Top 100 Lawyer. During his more than 20 years of experience, attorney Chazin has effectively defended thousands of clients accused of crimes in the Bay Area, California and in various places throughout the United States. Drawing upon his history of success, he will provide clients with the knowledge, skill and aggressiveness needed to secure the best possible results.
(510) 507-8100 1164 Solano Ave
Albany, CA 94706
(415) 222-6188 360 Ritch Street Suite 201
San Francisco, CA 94107
Elliot Silver
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Oakland, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(510) 600-3285 330 2nd St Ste 204
Oakland, CA 94607
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
University of Miami School of Law
Attorney Elliot Silver is a seasoned and experienced veteran criminal defense attorney. Since the age of five, Elliot always knew he wanted to be in court fighting for justice. Elliot is a graduate of the University of Miami School of Law. Elliot has a reputation for getting his clients the results they want, whether it’s case dismissed, a fair and reasonable plea deal, or hearing a jury say “Not Guilty". Elliot has represented thousands of clients in various criminal matters and continues to provide inimitable dedication and unparalleled tenacity for his clients.
Megan Therese Burns
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(925) 460-8484 2121 N. California Blvd.
Suite 290
Walnut Creek, 94596
Criminal and Personal Injury
Lewis & Clark Law School
Megan Burns fights for justice on behalf of her clients whether they are charged with a crime or seeking recovery after being injured through no fault of their own. While Ms. Burns has successfully negotiated hundreds of cases, she is also an aggressive and experienced trial attorney. With over ten years of litigation experience in private practice and as deputy public defender in San Francisco and Solano Counties, Ms. Burns possesses the skills necessary to secure the best outcome for her clients. In her criminal defense practice, Ms. Burns has worked on nearly every type of criminal case imaginable...
(925) 460-8484 6601 Owens Drive
Suite 238
Pleasanton, CA 94588
(510) 797-2020 39510 Paseo Padre Pkwy, 190
Fremont, CA 94538
(510) 785-8400 717 Washington Street
Oakland, CA 94607
David T Reagan
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Oakland, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(510) 506-9061 725 Washington Street, Suite 200
Oakland, CA 94607
Free ConsultationCriminal
Santa Clara University School of Law
If you need skilled representation to expunge a conviction, terminate probation early, reduce a felony to a misdemeanor, or obtain any other clean record relief, the Law Office of David Reagan is here to assist your pursuit of justice.

The Law Office of David Reagan prides itself on being an experienced, client oriented clean record practice. Having worked in the criminal justice system for many years, we combine a toolbox of techniques with a dedicated focus on each of our clients to achieve a succesful outcome.

We know money is tight sometimes, particularly when dealing with criminal matters,...
Elena Condes
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Berkeley, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(510) 525-4243 1010 Grayson Street
Suite Two
Berkeley, CA 94710
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
Golden Gate University School of Law
Dedicated to Criminal Defense in the San Francisco Bay Area - I Can Help - I represent those accused of State and Federal felonies and misdemeanors. Including, Domestic Violence, Drug Offenses, Mortgage Fraud, Credit/Check Fraud, Embezzlement, Sexual Assault, Sex Offenses, Weapons Offenses, Burglary, Robbery and Theft, Probation Violations, Strike Offenses, Computer Crimes, White-collar Crimes, and Business and Professions Code violations. - Everyone Deserves Respect - Criminal accusations can be devastating to your personal and professional life - know and understand your rights. I provide aggressive and quality representation at every stage of the process. The criminal justice system is intimidating and...