San Diego, CA Criminal Defense Lawyers

851 lawyers specializing in Criminal Defense are available in the San Diego, CA area.

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San Diego Has 851 Criminal Defense Attorneys With 6264 Reviews

Lindsey Bronwyn Mercer

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Law Office of Lindsey B. Mercer
600 W Broadway, Suite 700, San Diego, CA
129 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 18 years
Regarded as one of the most respected and successful criminal defense attorneys in San Diego.
Practice area 50% Criminal Defense, 25% DUI & DWI, 25% Federal Crime
Cost Free Consultation Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs 30 minutes  • Retainer A retainer is an advance payment to a lawyer for services the lawyer will provide. As the lawyer provides the services, they deduct their fees from the retainer Always
License CA, Active since 2006

Domenic John Lombardo

Law Offices of Domenic J. Lombardo
401 West A Street, Suite 1150, San Diego, CA
40 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 32 years
San Diego Criminal Defense Attorney, Lawyer for all Crimes, Warrants, Adult and Juvenile Defense
Practice area 85% Criminal Defense, 15% Juvenile
Cost Free Consultation Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs 60 minutes
License CA, Active since 1992

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Michael Anthony Hernandez

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402 West Broadway, Ste. 1270, San Diego, CA
42 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 19 years
Review: I had known Michael Hernandez before my legal matters and I knew as soon as I had been arrested who I wanted to defend me. I contacted Michael immediately and he instantly calmed my nerves and began to talk me off a cliff. He was so incredibly sup...
Practice area 40% Criminal Defense, 40% Federal Crime, 10% Juvenile and more
Cost Free Consultation Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs 60 minutes
License CA, Active since 2004

Dod Ghassemkhani

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DOD LAW
303 A Street, Suite 306, San Diego, CA
140 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 20 years
2023 San Diego County Trial Lawyer Of The Year
Practice area 30% Criminal Defense, 25% DUI & DWI, 15% Drug Crime and more
Cost Free Consultation Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs 30 minutes  • Retainer A retainer is an advance payment to a lawyer for services the lawyer will provide. As the lawyer provides the services, they deduct their fees from the retainer Always
License CA, Active since 2004

Amber Regina Bellante

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The Law Offices of Amber Bellante
401 West A Street, Suite 1100, San Diego, CA
65 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 22 years
Choose an experienced and aggressive lawyer who cares about what happens to you. Mention Avvo for your free consultation. Call (916) 282-2573
Practice area 50% Criminal Defense, 50% DUI & DWI
Cost Free Consultation Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs 30 minutes
License CA, Active since 2002

William Peter Daley

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Law Office of William Daley
110 West C Street, San Diego, CA
63 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 43 years
Named in the Top 1% of Attorneys in the U.S.; 1 of 10 best Criminal Defense Attorneys in California.
Practice area 33% Criminal Defense, 34% Domestic Violence, 33% DUI & DWI
Cost Free Consultation Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs 30 minutes  • Retainer A retainer is an advance payment to a lawyer for services the lawyer will provide. As the lawyer provides the services, they deduct their fees from the retainer Always
License CA, Active since 1981

Eve Maestre

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Law Office of Eve Maestre
402 W. Broadway, Ste #400, San Diego, CA
30 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 6 years
Compassionate advocacy with exceptional results. Rated in 2024 as Top 2.5% of all Criminal Lawyers in San Diego. 4 x Winner of Avvo's Client's Choice award.
Practice area 60% Criminal Defense, 25% DUI & DWI, 15% Expungement
Cost Free Consultation Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs 30 minutes
License CA, Active since 2018

Stefano L. Molea

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2550 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1050, San Diego, CA
76 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 12 years
“We Help Good People Regain Control Of Their Future When Charged With A Crime.”®
Practice area 30% Criminal Defense, 20% DUI & DWI, 15% Domestic Violence and more
License CA, Active since 2011

L. Marcel Stewart

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Stewart Law Group
600 W. Broadway, Suite 700, San Diego, CA
56 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 21 years
You need a skillful advocate to give your matter the time and effort required. Freedom is worth it.
Practice area 40% Criminal Defense, 45% Medical Malpractice, 15% Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect
Cost Contingency A contingency fee is the percent of the final award a lawyer will receive as compensation. For some of these cases, lawyers will only be paid if there is a successful outcome 33%-45%
License CA, Active since 2007

Daniel Frederick Greene

Sevens Legal, APC
3555 Fourth Avenue, San Diego, CA
36 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 20 years
Here is a little bit of information about me: A San Diego native, I received my Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. There I studied a wide range of subjects, including economics, engineering,...
Practice area 60% Criminal Defense, 20% Violent Crime, 15% Sex Crime and more
Cost Free Consultation Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs 60 minutes  • Retainer A retainer is an advance payment to a lawyer for services the lawyer will provide. As the lawyer provides the services, they deduct their fees from the retainer Sometimes
License CA, Active since 2004

Ezekiel E. Cortez

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Ezekiel Cortez
550 West C Street, Suite 620, Suite 620, San Diego, CA
7 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 40 years
Ezekiel E. Cortez is a Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist, California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization after passing the federal specialist examination. For over a decade, Mr. Cortez has been continuously listed in The Best Lawyers In ...
Practice area 100% Criminal Defense
Cost Free Consultation Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs 60 minutes
License CA, Active since 1984

Anna Reese Yum

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501 W Broadway Ste 1660, San Diego, CA
127 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 18 years
Top-rated award-winning trial attorney. Former prosecutor. Aggressive. Results. Call 619-737-2347.
Practice area 20% Criminal Defense, 20% Sexual Harassment, 20% Domestic Violence and more
Cost Free Consultation Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs 45 minutes
License CA, Active since 2005

David Michael Boertje

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Law Offices of David M. Boertje
501 W Broadway Ste 800, San Diego, CA
60 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 21 years
Exceptional & Experienced Legal Representation for your Personal Injury or Criminal Case.
Practice area 25% Criminal Defense, 25% DUI & DWI, 25% Personal Injury and more
Cost Free Consultation Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs 60 minutes  • Contingency A contingency fee is the percent of the final award a lawyer will receive as compensation. For some of these cases, lawyers will only be paid if there is a successful outcome 25%-40%  • Retainer A retainer is an advance payment to a lawyer for services the lawyer will provide. As the lawyer provides the services, they deduct their fees from the retainer Sometimes
License CA, Active since 2003

Peter Michael Liss

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Vista Criminal Law
11622 El Camino Real, #100, San Diego, CA
84 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 40 years
Top Vista and San Diego Criminal Lawyer. Distinguished Graduate of U.C. Berkeley Law with Over 40 Years of Experience. Vista Criminal Law Provides Top-Quality Representation at Affordable Rates! Call (760) 642-2408 for a Free Consultation.
Practice area 30% Criminal Defense, 30% DUI & DWI, 10% Domestic Violence and more
Cost Free Consultation Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs 30 minutes
License CA, Active since 1983

Samantha Ashley Greene

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Sevens Legal, APC
3555 Fourth Ave, San Diego, CA
26 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 22 years
Certified by State Bar of California as a Certified Criminal Law Specialist. Call today
Practice area 35% Criminal Defense, 20% Sex Crime, 15% DUI & DWI and more
Cost Free Consultation Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs 30 minutes  • Retainer A retainer is an advance payment to a lawyer for services the lawyer will provide. As the lawyer provides the services, they deduct their fees from the retainer Always
License CA, Active since 2002

Nicole Irmer

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Law Office of Nicole Irmer
2550 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1060, San Diego, CA
49 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 24 years
Dedicated, compassionate and zealous defense. Protecting your healthcare and professional license.
Practice area 25% Criminal Defense, 75% Licensing
Cost Retainer A retainer is an advance payment to a lawyer for services the lawyer will provide. As the lawyer provides the services, they deduct their fees from the retainer Always
License CA, Active since 2000

Jerrold Bodow

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Jerrold M. Bodow
COASTAL LEGAL CENTER APC, 501 West Broadway, Suite 1340, San Diego, CA
15 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 46 years
San Diego Criminal Defense Attorney with Over 40 Years of Experience. Call (619) 305-0685 for a Free Consultation
Practice area 50% Criminal Defense, 20% Personal Injury, 10% DUI & DWI and more
Cost Free Consultation Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs 30 minutes  • Contingency A contingency fee is the percent of the final award a lawyer will receive as compensation. For some of these cases, lawyers will only be paid if there is a successful outcome 33%-40%  • Retainer A retainer is an advance payment to a lawyer for services the lawyer will provide. As the lawyer provides the services, they deduct their fees from the retainer Sometimes
License CA, Active since 1978

Marc Bruce Geller

Marc B. Geller, A Professional Corporation
225 Broadway, Suite 2100, San Diego, CA
13 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 50 years
All matters handled personally by Mr. Geller
Practice area 40% Criminal Defense, 40% Federal Crime, 15% DUI & DWI and more
Cost Free Consultation Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs 60 minutes
License CA, Active since 1973

George Gedulin

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Law Office of George Gedulin
12636 High Bluff Drive, Suite 400, San Diego, CA
18 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 12 years
Defense with Integrity, Representation with Care. Call (858) 299-1878
Practice area 100% Criminal Defense
Cost Free Consultation Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs 30 minutes
License CA, Active since 2011

John Stuart Pozza

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John Pozza Attorney At Law, PLC
1059 Tenth Avenue, San Diego, CA
38 reviews Avvo Rating: 9.3
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 30 years
John Pozza’s legal experience is unsurpassed in all felony and misdemeanor matters.
Practice area 34% Criminal Defense, 33% Juvenile, 33% DUI & DWI
Cost Retainer A retainer is an advance payment to a lawyer for services the lawyer will provide. As the lawyer provides the services, they deduct their fees from the retainer Always
License CA, Active since 1994

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