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The Law Offices of Harry M. Drandell practices criminal law in Fresno, California, Fresno County and throughout the great State of California. We have been successfully defending persons accused of crimes for more than 30 years!

Harry M. Drandell has earned an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his legal excellence, his professionalism and his ethics. Mr. Drandell handles “special circumstance” murder cases and DMV license matters, and everything in between! If it’s important to you, it’s important to US!


Contact info

Law Offices of Harry M. Drandell

1221 Van Ness Avenue
Suite 450
Fresno, CA, 93721

Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 34%
  2. Domestic Violence: 33%
  3. DUI & DWI: 33%



Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Samer Abdel-Moti Salhab

    Harry is knowledgable on the law and very good in court.


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We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyLaw Offices of Harry M. Drandell2002 - Present
Managing LawyerNuttall Berman Attorneys1992 - 2002
criminal defense attorneyFresno County Pubilc Defender's Office1984 - 1992
Association namePosition nameDuration
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth CircuitMember2005 - Present
U. S. Criminal Justice ActMember1993 - Present
Fresno County Bar AssociationMember1992 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1983 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
People vs Roberto NavarroWas able to get "special circumstances" dropped, and plead to "carjacking", as the client did not know his co-defendant had gun or would should the victim.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
McGeorge School of Law, University of the PacificLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
University of California - Los AngelesN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1979
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Fresno County Public Defender's OfficeIssues on DMV licensing and suspensions Independent of Court Actions2016