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  • Shawn Mills
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    Monterey County Attorney
    5.0 stars 55 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    If the police are talking to you, you should be talking to me! A practicing attorney for over Twenty years, Shawn Mills comes to the practice of law with unique skills and a unique approach to how he represents his clients. Shawn would tell you th...

    Practice area
    25% DUI and DWI, 25% Domestic violence, 25% Criminal defense, and more.

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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    60 minutes

    License
    CA, Active since 1997

  • Phillip Crawford
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    Monterey County Attorney
    5.0 stars 16 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    "You exemplify the passion and spirit that all trial lawyers should have." - Felipe Plascencia, President, California DUI Lawyers Association, Nov. 6, 2018The Crawford Law Firm has been committed to its clients for over fourteen years. Our focus i...

    Practice area
    90% DUI and DWI, 10% Criminal defense

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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    30 minutesHourly Rates, $300-$500/hour

    License
    CA, Active since 2011

  • Juliet Peck
    Monterey County Attorney
    5.0 stars 24 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Juliet Peck graduated from Santa Clara University School of Law in 1994. She is a fixture in the criminal courts of Monterey County. Juliet is known by her colleagues as a tenacious, assertive and creative criminal defense attorney. From 1995 to 2...
  • Rory Coetzee
    Monterey County Attorney
    5.0 stars 22 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
      Rory S. Coetzee graduated from Trinity Law School in 2008 and was licensed to practice law in California in December of that same year.  While at Trinity Law School, he participated in the school’s Moot Court program, was the recipient of the De...
  • Julie Crawford
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    Monterey County Attorney
    5.0 stars 27 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.9  
    Licensed
    For me, the point of becoming a lawyer was to gain the expertise to help people who were in trouble. I gained experience in the world of criminal defense and I found that I loved this area of law.  I took the bar and started my own practice after ...

    Practice area
    75% Criminal defense

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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    60 minutes

    License
    CA, Active since 2005

  • John Laughton
    Monterey County Attorney
    5.0 stars 6 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Our Business is Your Trust.  Our estate planning and elder law firm helps families successfully plan and execute their wills, living trusts, elder law needs, Medi-Cal planning, VA Aid and Attendance benefits, probate, trust administration, powers ...
  • William Pernik
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    Monterey County Attorney
    5.0 stars 9 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
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    We proudly serve clients throughout Monterey County from our office in Salinas. We accept cases in Santa Cruz, San Benito, Carmel, and select cases from the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. What Sets Us Apart from Other Defense Firms in the Area...

    Practice area
    40% Criminal defense, 15% DUI and DWI, 15% Domestic violence, and more.

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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    30 minutesHourly Rates, $275-$325/hourRetainer Some attorneys require an upfront payment to secure their services before they begin their work Always

    License
    CA, Active since 2006

  • Barbara May
    Monterey County Attorney
    5.0 stars 18 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.5  
    Licensed
    Barbara May has lived in the Monterey Peninsula nearly all of her life. She is a graduate of local Monterey High School and Monterey College of Law, and attended Monterey Peninsula College and Sonoma State University. Before receiving her juris do...
  • Dirk Stemerman
    Monterey County Attorney
    4.5 stars 11 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    I represent employees in workers' compensation cases and individual claimants in Social Security Disability cases.  I am active in statewide and national associations and I also volunteer for the Watsonville Law Center.  I pride myself on getting ...
  • Neil Berman
    Monterey County Attorney
    5.0 stars 1 review
    Avvo Rating: 9.6  
    Licensed
    Neil Berman practices primarily personal injury law, including products liability, automobile accidents, toxic torts, wrongful death, and premises liability matters. He is admitted to practice in California and before the U.S. District Court for t...
  • Evan Braunstein
    Monterey County Attorney
    5.0 stars 29 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 8.8  
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    I am the owner of the Law Offices of Evan Braunstein. My firm provides a unique fixed fee approach to divorce, premarital agreements, child custody, child and spousal support and other areas of family law. You can learn more about me and my firm, ...
  • Maureen Baldwin
    Monterey County Attorney
    5.0 stars 40 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    I have been a criminal defense attorney in the San Jose area for 26 years. I am experienced in very serious cases such as homicide, sexual crimes,or three strikes, down to simple drug drug cases and juvenile matters. I give each case I handle my ...
  • Gary Thelander
    Monterey County Attorney
    5.0 stars 8 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 8.6  
    Licensed
    Welcome to Thelander Law. I have spent 17 years of my life serving the community as a public prosecutor, both as an Assistant Deputy District Attorney in Santa Cruz County and Deputy District Attorney in Monterey County  As I approach 25 years as ...
  • Karen Ford
    Monterey County Attorney
    5.0 stars 3 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 8.8  
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       Ms. Ford is an attorney based in Carmel, California and admitted to active practice in California, Oregon and Colorado. She has been in practice for over 35 years and in all that time has exclusively represented clients in employment and labor ...
  • John Coniglio
    Monterey County Attorney
    5.0 stars 41 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.8  
    Licensed
    As a fourth generation native of Monterey, California and a graduate of Monterey High School Attorney John R. Coniglio is grounded in the community. A graduate of Brigham Young University, he earned his law degree at San Joaquin College of Law. At...
  • Bruce Kitchin
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    Monterey County Attorney
    5.0 stars 4 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 8.2  
    Licensed
    I am a civil litigator and business attorney. I handle real estate easement, injunction, fraud, sales, title, partition, construction, property damage, water, well, bulk sale of business, partnership dissolution, insurance coverage and broker liab...

    Practice area
    50% Personal injury, 15% Family, 15% Litigation, and more.

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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    30 minutesHourly Rates, $375-$375/hourContingency A contingency fee is the percent of the final award a lawyer will receive as compensation. For some of these cases, lawyers will only be paid if there is a successful outcome. 25%-40%

    License
    CA, Active since 1975

  • Roland Soltesz
    Monterey County Attorney
    3.0 stars 2 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    A seasoned courtroom veteran, Mr. Soltesz is one of the few lawyers on the Central Coast qualified to handle death penalty cases, and has tried over a hundred cases to a jury verdict since being admitted to the California State Bar in 2003. With a...

    Practice area
    40% Criminal defense, 15% Violent crime, 15% Domestic violence, and more.

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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    60 minutes

    License
    CA, Active since 2003

  • Thomas Nash
    Monterey County Attorney
    4.5 stars 15 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 8.0  
    Licensed
    Review: “I am a nursing student. A couple years back, I was charged with a DUI, in the City of Marina. I was treated unfairly by "one" of the responding officers (Officer Canty) and sent to jail, for the FIRST and only t...

    Practice area
    80% DUI and DWI, 20% Criminal defense

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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    45 minutes

    License
    CA, Active since 1984

  • Jamey Dolowich
    Monterey County Attorney
    5.0 stars 24 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.7  
    Licensed
    Jamey Dolowich’s entire career has been devoted to criminal defense work and the protection of his clients’ constitutional rights. He has handled thousands of cases in the misdemeanor, felony and drug courts, and he has been before every judge in ...
  • Debra Crawford
    Monterey County Attorney
    4.5 stars 38 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    We believe in helping people help themselves.  Having a legal case is very difficult and we help you make informed decisions about your case by helping you to understand the law and the legal process. We explain your options so that you can decide...