Since 1985, I have been representing individuals accused of crime fighting the... more
Since 1985, I have been representing individuals accused of crime fighting the government for the best possible result for each and every individual client. We're small; we're dedicated to individual freedoms. Call us if you have a problem. We can help.
John W. Thornton has been defending those accused of crime in Santa Cruz for over... more
John W. Thornton has been defending those accused of crime in Santa Cruz for over twenty years. Upon graduation from Santa Clara University School of Law in 1990, Mr. Thornton was hired as an attorney at at the biggest criminal defense firm in Santa Cruz County. Prior to graduation, Mr. Thornton had worked as both a defense investigator and law clerk for the same firm, Biggam, Christensen, and ... view profile
Mary-Margaret Bierbaum has been in Private Practice since 1990 and established her... more
Mary-Margaret Bierbaum has been in Private Practice since 1990 and established her own firm in February 1992. Prior to that, she worked with the Santa Cruz, San Francisco, and San Benito District Attorneys' Offices as an Assistant DA, 1983-1990. Ms. Bierbaum has personally handled over 50 Jury Trials, numerous Court trials (to a Judge) as well as various and sundry Preliminary Hearings (Felonie... view profile
My practice concentrates on all Driving Under the Influence cases that occur in... more
My practice concentrates on all Driving Under the Influence cases that occur in Monterey and Santa Cruz County. After handling a case load of 200 cases as a Deputy Public Defender, at one time, I decided to open a law practice that focuses on the individuals goals and concerns. Driving Under the Influence cases are unique, and are decided on a case by case analysis. If you need a FREE CONSULTAT... view profile
John Coniglio grew up in Monterey and is the only true local DUI defense lawyer in... more
John Coniglio grew up in Monterey and is the only true local DUI defense lawyer in Monterey and on the central coast. John married a girl from Aptos and is raising his family here on the central coast. John Coniglio has been referred to as the best DUI defense lawyer at any price by a now retired Monterey County Prosecutor. One of the local judges refers to Mr. Coniglio as the local Dean ... view profile
I have extensive experience in the criminal justice field having been a prosecutor,... more
I have extensive experience in the criminal justice field having been a prosecutor, a public defender in the Federal and State court systems, a Judge and a private criminal defense practitioner. I have handled a wide variety of felony, misdemeanor and traffic cases. My current practice is limited to criminal law cases with an emphasis on the defense of those accused of drunk driving (driving un... view profile
Mr. Hackett studied under Barry Scheck, and others, in the Criminal Defense Clinic... more
Mr. Hackett studied under Barry Scheck, and others, in the Criminal Defense Clinic at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. From August 2006 to May 2007 he interned at the Legal Aid Society in New York City, representing clients on a variety of misdemeanor offenses. After graduation, he worked as an associate in the Law Offices of Gerald Di Chiara in New York City. At that office he worked on ... 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.
Criminal Defense Attorneys in cities near Santa Cruz, CA