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  • Jordan Cunningham
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    San Luis Obispo County Attorney
    5.0 stars 41 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
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    In brief, I am a former prosecutor in SLO County.  Prior to that, I was an attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice, law clerk to two federal judges, and corporate litigator.  In my career I have successfully tried dozens of cases to jury and c...

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    50% DUI and DWI, 50% Criminal defense

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    Free Consultation
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    30 minutes

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    CA, Active since 2004

  • Peter Depew
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    San Luis Obispo County Attorney
    5.0 stars 44 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
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    Peter Depew is a veteran of the United States Army, a graduate of Pepperdine University School of Law, and a former clerk to the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Rwanda. He is a member of the Surfrider Foundation’s Legal Issues Team and enjoy...

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    35% Criminal defense, 25% DUI and DWI, 10% White collar crime, and more.

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    Free Consultation
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    30 minutes

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    CA, Active since 2013

  • Kit Westbrook
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    San Luis Obispo County Attorney
    5.0 stars 29 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
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    I have spent my entire career fighting for people who are being charged with crimes.  If you are facing criminal charges do not lose hope and do not be cripped by fear. I can help.  I have assmebled a small team of like-minded criminal defense att...

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    50% DUI and DWI, 50% Criminal defense

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    Free Consultation
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    15 minutes

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    CA, Active since 2008

  • George O'Neill
    San Luis Obispo County Attorney
    5.0 stars 42 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.6  
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    In case you are looking for an attorney with common interests I flew private aircraft for 40 years... Don't get me started with my "I learned about Flying from That" stories!We've bareboat sailed the Mediteranian numerous times usually in the Gree...

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    95% DUI and DWI, 5% Criminal defense

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    CA, Active since 1975

  • Ryan Harris
    San Luis Obispo County Attorney
    5.0 stars 18 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Ryan D. Harris is the managing attorney and principal of Harris Personal Injury Lawyers. Ryan has extensive experience in Personal Injury law and litigation. Ryan is a graduate of Brigham Young University, where he majored in Spanish and minored i...
  • Reed Olmstead
    San Luis Obispo County Attorney
    5.0 stars 24 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Reed H. Olmstead’s practice is devoted entirely to bankruptcy and debt resolution. He represents consumer and small business debtors and creditors in cases under chapters 7, 11, and 13. A significant portion of his practice is devoted to represent...
  • Gregory Gillett
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    San Luis Obispo County Attorney
    5.0 stars 16 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
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    Meet Gregory Gillett. Greg was born and raised in Central California. He attended college at the University of California, San Diego and law school at the University of California, Davis. Dr. Gillett received his Doctor of Education from the Unive...

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    30% Family, 30% Divorce and separation, 20% Criminal defense, and more.

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    CA, Active since 2003

  • Lester Paredes
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    San Luis Obispo County Attorney
    4.5 stars 8 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    I've been providing personalized and timely counsel to the people since 2008. I know how complex and overwhelming the legal process can be. This is why my goal is to help you understand your rights and the issues affecting your case. Dedicated to ...

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    40% Family, 30% Divorce and separation, 10% Child custody, and more.

    Cost
    Contingency 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. 33%-40%Retainer Some attorneys require an upfront payment to secure their services before they begin their work Sometimes

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    CA, Active since 2011

  • Jasen Nielsen
    San Luis Obispo County Attorney
    5.0 stars 72 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.1  
    Licensed
    I grew up in Ventura County, graduating from Westlake High School, and still have family in the area. I currently live in Santa Barbara, and focus my professional efforts on defending people who have been arrested Santa Barbara, Ventura, San Luis ...
  • Robert May
    San Luis Obispo County Attorney
    5.0 stars 7 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.3  
    Licensed
    Robert May was raised the oldest of five siblings in a blue-collar family on the Central Coast of California. Robert spent his teenage years working after school and each summer at the local cement plant where he would shovel an endless supply of ...
  • Matthew Kraut
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    San Luis Obispo County Attorney
    5.0 stars 33 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 8.7  
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    Review: “Mr. Matthew Kraut is an excellent defense attorney. As soon as I spoke to him about my case, he was on it, assuming control of the entire situation. What could have been an extremely stressful period in my life was grea...

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    75% DUI and DWI, 25% Criminal defense

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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    30 minutes

    License
    CA, Active since 1992

  • William Ausman
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    San Luis Obispo County Attorney
    5.0 stars 21 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.1  
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    I am an avid fisherman and love nothing more than an intense battle.  I enjoy every part of the fishing experience, planning the trip and executing the plan.  Of course nothing is better than being in all out struggle to win.  I savor each and eve...

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    30% Divorce and separation, 25% Personal injury, 20% Family, and more.

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    CA, Active since 1998

  • Evan Braunstein
    San Luis Obispo 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, ...
  • William Aron
    San Luis Obispo County Attorney
    5.0 stars 61 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    William M. Aron is a graduate from the Duke University School of Law and an active member of the California State Bar. While at Duke University, Mr. Aron also earned an M.A. in Psychology, authoring a paper examining the efficacy of polygraph exam...
  • Garrett May
    San Luis Obispo County Attorney
    5.0 stars 20 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Garrett May is a California native. Garrett grew up on the central coast before studying economics at the University of Utah. Garrett then studied law on an academic scholarship at California Western School of Law in San Diego, California, graduat...
  • Katherine Schwinghammer
    San Luis Obispo County Attorney
    5.0 stars 44 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    I represent people. From 2006 until 2020, the only type of cases I have taken are criminal defense cases, and most of those DUI defense cases. (As of 2020 I have expanded my practice areas to include Juvenile Dependency as well as criminal/DUI def...
  • Steven Chanley
    San Luis Obispo County Attorney
    5.0 stars 15 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Steven M. Chanley has over 25 years' experience representing businesses in employment and business litigation matters exclusively. His practice focuses on litigation and legal advice regarding Wage-Hour Claim Defense; Wrongful Discharge; Retaliati...
  • Cody Christiansen
    San Luis Obispo County Attorney
    5.0 stars 17 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Cody started his legal career with the Santa Barbara County Public Defenders Office as a criminal defense attorney. As a trial deputy, Cody was assigned to handle over 1,500 cases ranging from domestic violence, DUI’s, theft and burglary, drug pos...
  • Stephen Hamilton
    San Luis Obispo County Attorney
    5.0 stars 18 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    My practice is focused almost exclusively on the representation of parties in family law matters, including divorce, paternity, support, custody, visitation and non-marital claims (palimony). I take pride in the fact I have been a Certified Specia...
  • Kara Stein-Conaway
    San Luis Obispo County Attorney
    5.0 stars 27 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    I am a criminal defense attorney who helps adults accused of crimes in San Luis Obispo County protect themselves and their futures. My practice is exclusive to San Luis Obispo County and exclusive to criminal defense representation. My knowledge o...