Strong, Effective Defense.

Aggressive Advocacy. Personal Service.

I provide aggressive representation throughout the areas of Redwood City, San Mateo and Santa Clara in both State and Federal Court. I handle all types of criminal cases including White Collar and Economic Crime, Homicide and crimes of violence, drug offenses, DUIs, domestic violence and other misdemeanors. I provide personalized, hands-on representation. From the first phone call to the last court appearance, I will always work directly with you.

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Creative, Determined Criminal Defense Lawyer In Redwood City, CA

Rated By Super Lawyers | Dean E. Johnson |
Avvo | 10.0 Superb | Top Attorney Criminal Defense
Rated By Super Lawyers | Dean E. Johnson |
Avvo | 10.0 Superb | Top Attorney Criminal Defense

I am an internationally recognized authority on criminal law. My commentary has appeared on every broadcast network and cable news network in the United States and in print media ranging from The Wall Street Journal to People magazine. I have been nominated for an Emmy™ for my TV coverage.

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My Practice Includes:

White Collar Crime


DUI Charges

Drug Charges
Sex Offenses
Domestic Violence
General Misdemeanors
Criminal Appeals

Extensive Trial Experience

As a former prosecutor, I understand how the judicial process works from both sides. I fight for my clients. I stand up for my clients’ rights. Whether you are facing domestic violence, homicide, DUI or white collar crime charges, or a criminal appeal, I can effectively and aggressively present your case to a judge and jury.

Schedule A Consultation

If you have been charged with a crime, contact me now at 650-241-3008 or email to schedule a consultation. The first visit is always free.