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    DOD LAW
    303 A Street, Suite 306, San Diego, CA
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    YOU MAY BE ELIGIBLE TO GET YOUR CASE DROPPED. Affordable Award-Winning Criminal Defense Attorney
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    Practice area
    55% Criminal defense, 40% DUI and DWI

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    Free Consultation
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    30 minutes

    License
    CA, Active since 2004

  • Law Office of Lindsey B. Mercer
    600 W Broadway, Suite 700, San Diego, CA
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Regarded as one of the most respected and successful criminal defense attorneys in San Diego.
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    Law Office of David P. Shapiro
    3500 Fifth Avenue, Suite 304, San Diego, CA
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    We Help Good People Regain Control of Their Future When Charged with a Crime ®
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    50% Criminal defense, 25% Sex crime, 10% Drug Crime, and more.

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    CA, Active since 2007

  • Law Office of Vikas Bajaj, APC
    2150 1st Avenue, Suite 200, San Diego, CA
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    The PROVEN defender of all allegations facing those in San Diego State and Federal Courts.
  • Law Offices of Domenic J. Lombardo
    401 West A Street, Suite 1150, San Diego, CA
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    San Diego Criminal Defense Attorney, Lawyer for all Crimes, Warrants, Adult and Juvenile Defense
  • 501 West Broadway, Ste. 1360, San Diego, CA
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    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...
  • Law Offices Of David S. Chesley, Inc.
    7676 Hazard Center Drive, Suite 500, San Diego, CA
    Avvo Rating: 9.9  
    Licensed
    Top 1%. As Former Judges and Prosecutors we get the Best Results! Offices Statewide- Available 24/7
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    Stewart Law Group
    600 W. Broadway, Suite 700, San Diego, CA
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    You need a skillful advocate to give your matter the time and effort required. Freedom is worth it.
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    50% Criminal defense, 25% Nursing home abuse and neglect, 15% Medical malpractice, and more.

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    Free Consultation
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    20 minutes

    License
    CA, Active since 2007

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    501 W Broadway Ste 700, San Diego, CA
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Top-rated award-winning trial attorney. Former prosecutor. Aggressive. Results. Call 619-737-2347.
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    30% Criminal defense, 25% DUI and DWI, 15% Sexual harassment, and more.

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    Free Consultation
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    45 minutes

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    CA, Active since 2005

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    Law Office of William Daley
    110 West C Street, San Diego, CA
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Named in the Top 1% of Attorneys in the U.S.; 1 of 10 best Criminal Defense Attorneys in California.
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    32% Criminal defense, 35% Domestic violence, 33% DUI and DWI

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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    30 minutes

    License
    CA, Active since 1981

  • 11622 El Camino Real, #100, San Diego, CA
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Vista and San Diego Criminal Attorney Peter M. Liss. Degree from U.C. Berkeley Law, 35 Years Experience. Top-Quality Representation at Affordable Rates!
  • Ernest Lee
    2878 Camino del Rio South, Suite 400, San Diego, CA
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
      ERNEST LEE was born in Ft. Bragg, NC. He was raised in the military, an Army Kid until his father retired from the U.S. Military and relocated to St. Louis, Missouri. A bright youth, he graduated from high school at the age of 16. He then attend...
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    3500 Fifth Avenue, Suite 304, San Diego, CA
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    “We Help Good People Regain Control Of Their Future When Charged With A Crime.”®
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    30% Criminal defense, 20% DUI and DWI, 15% Domestic violence, and more.

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    CA, Active since 2011

  • The H Law Group
    600 West Broadway Suite 700, San Diego, CA
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    At The H Law Group we strongly believe in defending your rights. Most of our attorneys have experience as either former prosecutors, city attorney clerks or district attorney law clerks.  Based upon our attorneys being familiar with the strategies...
  • Goldman Legal
    945 Fourth Avenue, Suite 416, San Diego, CA
    Avvo Rating: 9.8  
    Licensed
    Jennifer Goldman is an experienced criminal defense attorney who concentrates on representing people who have been accused of DUI, domestic violence and other criminal offenses. Jennifer's tireless and staunch advocacy has yielded very successful ...
  • Law Office of Brian Michaels
    12526 High Bluff Drive #300, San Diego, CA
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Brian Michaels is the only attorney in Southern California to have worked as a front line Prosecutor, Police Litigator and full time private Criminal Defense Attorney. Attorney Michaels was hired directly out of law school, where he graduated with...
  • RJT Criminal Lawyer
    2820 Camino Del Rio South, Suite 110, San Diego, CA
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Attorney Naidu plays an instrumental role in the success stories that happen within criminal courts. District attorneys, judges and former clients know that he arrives to the courtroom prepared and ready to present his argument before the court. A...
  • San Diego Public Defender's Office
    450 B Street, San Diego, CA
    Avvo Rating: 9.9  
    Licensed
    Jennifer Gerstenzang is a dedicated advocate for her clients.   She is passionate about her work and is committed to defending the accused. She is tenacious, and will not stop fighting for her clients until the best possible result has been achiev...