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About Me

The Law Office of Charles B. Smith is a small, family run law firm that deals solely with criminal defense.  We are committed to legal excellence with integrity and compassion and believe it is important to help make a difference in our client's lives.


Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice Areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 60%
  2. DUI & DWI: 40%



Fixed (Always), Retainer (Always), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

Law Offices of Charles B Smith

430 Peninsula Avenue
Suite 3
San Mateo, CA, 94401



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Avvo Contributions
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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Criminal Law Certified SpecialistBoard of Legal Specialization, State Bar of California2013
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Attorney at LawThe Law Offices of Charles B. Smith1998 - Present
Adjunct Professor; Administration of JusticeCollege of San Mateo1990 - 2011
Deputy District AttorneySan Mateo County District Attorney's Office1987 - 1998
Police SergeantBroadmoor Police Department1981 - 1987
Association NamePosition NameDuration
California Attorneys for Criminal JusticeMember1998 - Present
San Mateo County Bar AssociationMember1987 - Present
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Santa Clara University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
San Jose State UniversityAdministration of JusticeBS - Bachelor of Science1984