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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 2006 she worked as a deputy public defender in Monterey County, where she represented hundreds of clients and was counsel in several high profile cases.

Juliet has brought her 11 years of public defender experience to her practice at the Law Offices of Lawrence & Peck. She fiercely represents the rights of her clients including public officials, law enforcement officers, her many former public defender clients and others from all backgrounds. Her determination and honesty has won her the respect of the legal community.

Juliet is a member of the California Attorneys for Criminal Justice, California Public Defender’s Association, Monterey County Women Lawyers Association and Women Lawyers of Santa Cruz County. In 2012, Juliet was President of the Monterey County Bar Association and she continues to serve on that Board as an Officer. She is also a member of the Board of Directors of the 6th District Appellate Program (SDAP), which oversees indigent appellate representation in the 6th District, encompassing Monterey, Santa Cruz, San Benito and Santa Clara Counties. In addition, she serves as a member of the Monterey County Bar Foundation and the Monterey College of Law.


Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
  2. Litigation: 20%
  3. Sex Crime: 10%
  4. Domestic Violence: 10%
  5. DUI & DWI: 10%



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Law Offices of Lawrence & Peck

220 Capitol St
Salinas, CA, 93901


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Top 100 Trial LawyerThe National Trial Lawyers2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerLaw Offices of Lawrence & Peck2006 - Present
Deputy Public DefenderMonterey County Public Defender's Office1995 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
Monterey College of LawMember2014 - Present
Monterey County Bar FoundationMember2012 - Present
Women Lawyers of Santa Cruz CountyMember2011 - Present
Sixth District Appellate ProgramBoard of Directors2010 - Present
Monterey County Women Lawyers AssociationMember2007 - Present
California Attorneys for Criminal JusticeMember2006 - Present
Monterey County Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
California Public Defenders AssociationMember1996 - Present
Monterey County Bar AssociationPresident2012 - 2013
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Businessman Faces Severe JailtimeNot Guilty
Cop Accused of Going RogueNot Guilty
Woman Avoids Being Charged With MurderPrevented charges from being filed
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Santa Clara University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
University of California - Santa CruzPsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1991
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Panetta Institute Annual Leadership SeminarLeadership in the Criminal Justice System2016
Stanford Student DiscussionOpen DIscussion re Legal Matters2015
Panetta Institute Annual Leadership SeminarLeadership in the Criminal Justice System2015
Standford Student DiscussionOpen DIscussion re Legal Matters2014
Panetta Institute Annual Leadership SeminarLeadership in the Criminal Justice System2014