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    Law Offices of William V. Pernik
    40 Central Ave, Suite 4, Salinas, CA
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Commitment. Determination. Results.
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    Practice area
    40% Criminal defense, 15% DUI and DWI, 15% Domestic violence, and more.

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    CA, Active since 2006

  • Taylor & Dolowich
    241 Salinas Street, Salinas, CA
    Avvo Rating: 9.7  
    Jamey Dolowich’s entire career has been devoted to criminal defense work and the protection of his clients’ constitutional rights. He has handled thousands of cases in the misdemeanor, felony and drug courts, and he has been before every judge in ...
  • Eric A. Dumars, Attorney at Law
    307 Main Street, #130, Salinas, CA
    Avvo Rating: 9.6  
      Eric Dumars is a Criminal Law Specialist who has defended people charged with felonies and misdemeanors since 2003.  He started his law career in Sacramento working for two years with the Miller Law Group.  This high intensity criminal defense...
  • Law Offices of Lawrence & Peck
    220 Capitol Street, Salinas, CA
    Avvo Rating: 9.0  
    For over four decades, Michael Lawrence has been recognized as one of the most respected and effective trial attorneys in Monterey County. In 2010, he was the recipient of the Lewis C. Fenton Award, which is the Monterey County Bar Association’s m...
  • Monique Shana Hill & Associates
    6 W Gabilan St Ste 23, Salinas, CA
    Avvo Rating: 7.8  
      I've been a trial attorney for nearly 20 years, and have defended every type of criminal case.   I have the experience, and the experts to assist you in the best way possible.  Not only do I have the experts, but I have actually studied DNA, fo...
  • 132 Gabilan Street, Salinas, CA
    Avvo Rating: 7.2  
    Review: “Jessica represented me in a manner that was highly exceptional, she is truly a blessing to me and my family. She handled my situation swiftly, and knew exactly which actions to implement. I would definitely suggest everyo...
  • Law Office of Evan George, 132 West Gabilan, Suite 210, Salinas, CA
    Avvo Rating: 7.6  
    Review: “Evan George got a dv case completely dropped. The D.A. had already sent out subpoenas and was threatening 3years probation, 30 days incarceration or community service, parenting classes as well as anger management and fin...
  • Buckles Law, PC
    150 W Gabilan St Ste 4, Salinas, CA
    Avvo Rating: 7.2  
    Rely 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 a...
  • Eloise Kelsey, Attorney at Law
    307 Main Street, 130, Salinas, CA
    Avvo Rating: 7.3  
    Eloise Kelsey’s practice now regularly includes the most serious allegations including strike offenses, sex crimes and gang allegations.  And while every case is fact dependent, Ms. Kelsey is proud of her trial results which frequently include not...
  • Monterey County Public Defender, Salinas, CA
    Avvo Rating: 6.6  
    Review: “I would like to begin by saying, what a wonderful experience I had with Mr.Mousa. He is an excellent attorney and a very compassionate kind man.. He kept in touch with me on a regular basis and kept me informed about my s...
  • Monterey Cnty Ofc of the Public Defender
    PO Box 539, 111 W Alisal St, Salinas, CA
    Avvo Rating: 7.0  
    Review: “I was assigned Michelle late in 2013, as a result of restaffing in the public defenders office. After working in my case for a very emotional year, with a different lawyer, I was not excitect with the switch. It turned ...
  • The Crawford Law Firm, Inc.
    132 W Gabilan St Ste 204, Salinas, CA
    Avvo Rating: 6.2  
    Review: “I would 100%, 10/10 recommend Brett Hartmann. Let me just say he was amazing! All the while I am facing a scary/serious charge Brett made me feel safe and secure the entire process. Not once did I regret paying to be repr...
  • Monterey County Public Defender
    168 W Alisal St # 2, Salinas, CA
    Review: “Mr. Patel will take the extra time to discuss your case, go over all possible outcomes, and will make you feel like you are his only case. I was fighting 5 felony charges and although it took over 2 years to come to an en...
  • Jeremy Dzubay, Attorney at Law
    5 E Gabilan, Ste 202, Salinas, CA
    Avvo Rating: 6.6  
    Review: “He was the best attorney I ever had he asnswered all my calls he came to see me we needed broke down and help me understand a lot of things about the law that I never knew.”
  • The Worthington Law Centre
    215 West Alisal Street, Salinas, CA
    Avvo Rating: 7.6  
    Thomas S. Worthington has represented criminal defendants in state and federal court since 1970. In his long and distinguished career, Mr. Worthington had handled a wide array of complex misdemeanor and felony cases in both state and federal court...
  • Lavorato & Scott
    310 Capitol Street Suite A, Salinas, CA
    Avvo Rating: 6.8  
    Recently, Mr. Scott was involved in a particularly contentious custody case. His client came to him in dire need of help. She had given birth to her child a mere 20 days earlier. At the time she first met with Mr. Scott, the infant was in the cust...