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Experienced, discrete and effective criminal defense. I have represented the accussed in criminal matters, including juvenile, ranging from traffic violations to murder. My philosophy is to create both long and short term solutions for my clients. As part of this philososphy, I think it is important to know my clients as well as I know their cases.



Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 60%
    20 years
  2. DUI & DWI: 30%
    20 years
  3. Juvenile: 10%
    20 years



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Contact info

Law Offices of Robert F. Sandbach

770 County Square Dr #104
Ventura, CA, 93003-5407


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Southern California Super Lawyers, Rising StarSuper Lawyers2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior Trial AttorneyLaw Offices of Robert F. Sandbach1997 - Present
Volunteer AttorneyVentura County Public Defender1996 - 1997
Law ClerkNew York Stock Exchange Division of Enforcement1995 - 1995
Association namePosition nameDuration
SuperLawyersMember2009 - Present
Ventura County Bar AssociationBoard of Directors, Member Elect2008 - Present
Ventura County Criminal Defense BarMember1997 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1996 - Present
American Inns of Court, Ventura County ChapterMemeber1998 - 2000
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
People v. Jennier T.Misdemeanor and community service
People v. GibsonNot Guilty
People v. Nomi F.Not Guilty jury verdict
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Pepperdine University School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor1995
Pepperdine UniversityEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1991
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Ventura County Criminal Defense Bar RoundtablePreparing Clients for Probation MeetingsN/A