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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

  • 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 a...
  • Law Office of Steven J. Rease
    150 W. Gabilan Street, Suite 4, Salinas, CA
    Avvo Rating: 9.7  
    Review: “Mr. Rease was my son's lawyer in 2011. He never missed a court date, always returned my phone calls. When ever he said he was going to meet with my son he did. He fought very hard to help my son's case. He is not ...
  • 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...
  • 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 ...
  • Law Office of John Klopfenstein
    9 Gabilan Street, Suite 6, Salinas, CA
    Avvo Rating: 8.7  
    I have been a lawyer for over 20 years, passing the California bar exam in June 1993.  I opened up my own law practice spealizing in criminal law and employment/labor law.  Also, I have been a criminal defense attorney working for 2 separate Publi...
  • 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, for...
  • Frank Dice
    150 West Gabilan Street, Salinas, CA
    Avvo Rating: 8.1  
    Review: “i was facing 14 years, but frank got me 5 years. i would strongly recommend him to anybody who values their freedom.”
  • Monterey County Public Defender's Office
    111 W. Alisal St., Salinas, CA
    Avvo Rating: 8.1  
    Jared A. Jefferson is an experienced and aggressive criminal defense litigator. Mr. Jefferson has handled hundreds of criminal defense cases in the Central Valley as well as Monterey County over the years. Mr. Jefferson has conducted num...
  • 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...
  • 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: 7.3  
    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...
  • Charles H. Shivers Attorney At Law
    40 Central Ave. #2, Salinas, CA
    Avvo Rating: 8.2  
    Review: “I was visit lSelena California, Back in 2019 And I ran in to a alt Altercation When I was visit in Monterey County, I was poorly treated,and arrested for something I didn't do. but because I was from out of state, ...