I have been practicing law for the past four years, specializing in the areas of... more
I have been practicing law for the past four years, specializing in the areas of Juvenile Defense, DUI's, and general Criminal Defense. I interned with the San Diego City Attorney during law school and developed a love for the criminal aspect of law. After graduating law school, I began working for a small office in Carlsbad where I learned from some of the finest criminal defense attorneys in ... view profile
I have over 30 years of experience and my law degree is from the top ranked... more
I have over 30 years of experience and my law degree is from the top ranked University of California- Berkeley. I can help you if you or a family member has been arrested or charged with a crime in California. My offices are convenient with free parking, just off the 78 freeway in Vista and the 5 freeway in Carmel Valley / Del Mar. My Vista office is directly across from the Vista - San Diego... view profile
2013 San Diego's Top Lawyers - San Diego Magazine, Highest Rating in Legal Abiility... more
2013 San Diego's Top Lawyers - San Diego Magazine, Highest Rating in Legal Abiility and Ethical Standards AV Rating, Former USMC Captain, Former Deputy San Diego City Attorney, Judge Pro Tem, 34 Years Criminal and DUI Defense Experience, 30+ years Directly Across from Vista Courts.
I have been practicing criminal defense for 22 years. I graduated at the top of my... more
I have been practicing criminal defense for 22 years. I graduated at the top of my class from the University of San Diego School of Law. I got into criminal defense because I liked helping people to get through one of the worst periods of their lives with less stress than they ever thought possible. I am there so my clients can get back to their families,their jobs and their life. In many ins... view profile
“The secret of joy in work is contained in one word – excellence. To know how to do... more
“The secret of joy in work is contained in one word – excellence. To know how to do something well is to enjoy it.” - Pearl S. Buck I enjoy the work I do and strive to do it the best of my ability. To that end, I incorporate the values of hard work, passion and the philosophy of never giving up to everything I do.
Richard and his full service office staff give you and your case the attentionyou... more
Richard and his full service office staff give you and your case the attentionyou need while maintaining the utmost in confidentiality andprofessionalism. Mr. Duquette aggressively negotiates and presentsyour case in court. Whether it is a Civil or Criminal matter,you can beassured of the best representation when you hire theLaw Firm ofRichard L. Duquette. We even have a Court CertifiedSpanishI... view profile
Trial Lawyer of the Year 1992 Directors Award for Excellence 1999 Top Criminal... more
Trial Lawyer of the Year 1992 Directors Award for Excellence 1999 Top Criminal Attorney Award 2008 Top Criminal Attorney Award 2010 San Diego's Top Criminal Attorneys(San Diego Magazine) 2013 AV - Preminent Martindal- Hubbell I am a former prosecutor. As a prosecutor I tried several homicides and tough violent crime cases. I became a criminal defense lawyer and since that day, over ... view profile
If you are suspected of a crime or charged with a violation of law, you may require the services of a criminal defense attorney to present your defense or negotiate a penalty. As different rules and procedures exist for different offenses, you should seek a criminal defense attorney who has worked on your particular type of case to provide you with the best defense. An experienced criminal defense attorney knows what information the government will need to prove your guilt. The defense attorney will also know what information you need to prove your innocence, including whether there are any legal rules justifying your actions.
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