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Geoffrey M BucklesRely on and trust Geoffrey M. Buckles to vigorously represent you and your rights in a court of law. Do not let the government violate your rights. Geoffrey has extensive experience in all areas of general criminal defense. His office can handle all criminal matters from juvenile law, DUI law, to drug offenses and domestic violence (DV) cases. Contact his law office in Salinas, California, to inquire about all criminal defense services.

About Geoffrey M. Buckles
Geoffrey M. Buckles has an emergency services and law enforcement background. Due to the continuous erosion of our civil liberties, and his passion to protect individual rights, Geoffrey Buckles has since become a criminal defense attorney. Geoffrey Buckles' undergraduate degree is from Saint Mary's College in Moraga, California, and he obtained his Juris Doctorate Degree from Monterey College of Law. Geoffrey Buckles has been a resident of Monterey County since 1974, and he has a vested interest in the community. Before becoming an attorney, Geoffrey Buckles served 10 years with the Monterey Sheriff's Department, and prior to that, spent 3 years as a federal criminal investigator.

Law Practices
Geoffrey was trained and mentored for four years by one of the leading, successful criminal defense attorneys in Monterey County, involving cases ranging from homicide, elder abuse, child abuse, domestic violence, gang related cases, to all misdemeanor matters. Because of these experiences, and as a solo practionioner for the past several years, Geoffrey has extensive knowledge of what is needed to prosecute an individual, how best to defend against such prosecution, and how to protect your civil liberty.


At Buckles Law, PC, I am passionate about helping people who are in need of professional legal services and representation, and whose rights have been violated. I work very hard to make sure that you understand all of your rights, and will represent you with dignity and class. My dedication to you, and your rights, is my first priority. For this reason, I work with you from the arrest all the way through trial.




Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
    10 years, 600 cases
  2. Domestic Violence: 30%
    10 years, 80 cases
  3. DUI & DWI: 20%
    10 years, 100 cases



Fixed (always), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Charles Joseph Murphy

    I endorse this lawyer. I endorse this lawyer. He works hard and is particularly knowledgeable in drug cases. He will protect your rights.


    Charles Murphy Criminal defense Attorney
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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Geoffrey. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military law Attorney
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Contact info

Buckles Law, PC

150 W Gabilan St Ste 4
Salinas, CA, 93901


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Monterey County Bar Association ArbitratorMonterey County Bar Association2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Owner, AttorneyBuckles Law, PC2008 - Present
AttorneyMonterey County Public Defender's Office2008 - 2009
AttorneyEugene J. Martinez & Associates Law Office2004 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
California Attorneys for Criminal JusticeMember2011 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2006 - Present
California Public Defenders AssociationMember2006 - Present
Monterey County Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Domestic Violenceacquittal after trial
Drug, Gun and Gang Case6 year prison term at 1/2 time after plea negotiation.
Domestic VioenceAcquittal after jury trial
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Monterey College of LawN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Saint Mary's CollegeN/AOther - BachelorsN/A