I have been lawyer in San Francisco and the Bay Area since 1988. I am a former... more
I have been lawyer in San Francisco and the Bay Area since 1988. I am a former Deputy District Attorney and have been practicing criminal law since 1990 and criminal defense since 1997. I also have experience working at Pillsbury, Madison & Sutro, the California Supreme Court, Wilson, Sonsini and other civil firms. I am a member of the California, New York and DC bars.
I've been practicing law in California since being sworn into practice law in... more
I've been practicing law in California since being sworn into practice law in California on December 3, 1982. Most of those 30 plus years of practice have been spent in the area of criminal and juvenile law. I can imagine that few private attorneys have both defense experience and prosecution experience, and even fewer can say that they've been an elected District Attorney. I have and I ... view profile
I believe that good representation in any type of criminal case requires a lawyer... more
I believe that good representation in any type of criminal case requires a lawyer with a broad background and experience defending heavy felony cases where the client’s freedom, or even life, has been at stake. From the first case I handled as a San Francisco defense attorney, I realized that communication and cooperation between attorney and client are indispensable in getting the best outcome... view profile
If you are suspected of driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, you may be arrested for DUI (driving under the influence). Depending on the state, the specific crime is also called DWI (driving while intoxicated), OUI (operating under the influence), or OWI (operating while intoxicated). A DUI conviction has serious consequences (for example, losing your driving privileges); but an experienced DUI attorney can often get the charges dropped or reduced, or may be able to negotiate lesser penalties depending on your circumstances and your past history.
DUI / DWI Attorneys in cities near San Francisco, CA