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  • Lindsey Mercer
    Law Office of Lindsey B. Mercer
    600 W Broadway, Suite 700, San Diego, CA
    5.0 stars 127 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Regarded as one of the most respected and successful criminal defense attorneys in San Diego.
  • Michael Hernandez
    501 West Broadway, Ste. 1360, San Diego, CA
    5.0 stars 38 reviews
    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...
  • Brandon Naidu
    RJT Criminal Lawyer
    2820 Camino Del Rio South, Suite 110, San Diego, CA
    5.0 stars 16 reviews
    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...
  • Marc Geller
    Marc B. Geller, A Professional Corporation
    225 Broadway, Suite 2100, San Diego, CA
    4.5 stars 12 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    All matters handled personally by Mr. Geller
  • Russell Babcock
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    1901 First Avenue #138, San Diego, CA
    5.0 stars 72 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
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    We handle all felonies state and federal and Holder federal pardons, clemency, and commutations.

    Practice area
    25% Criminal defense, 60% Federal crime, 10% White collar crime, and more.

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    30 minutesHourly Rates, $400-$450/hourRetainer Some attorneys require an upfront payment to secure their services before they begin their work Always

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    CA, Active since 1981

  • Samuel Spital
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    Samuel Spital & Associates
    8880 Rio San Diego Dr Suite 800, SAN DIEGO, CA
    5.0 stars 235 reviews
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    Licensed
    Superb San Diego Criminal Defense State & Fed Court 16 yrs Client Choice Award. x-Deputy Atty. General

    Practice area
    10% Criminal defense, 50% Administrative law, 30% Licensing, and more.

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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    60 minutes

    License
    CA, Active since 1971

  • John Pozza
    John Pozza Attorney At Law, PLC
    1059 Tenth Avenue, San Diego, CA
    4.5 stars 33 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.3  
    Licensed
    John Pozza’s legal experience is unsurpassed in all felony and misdemeanor matters.
  • Joshua Bourne
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    Law Office of Joshua R. Bourne
    Bristol Square, 185 W 'F' St Ste 100, San Diego, CA
    5.0 stars 31 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    If you are charged with a felony case, you may risk jail time or even state prison. Joshua Bourne is an experienced, professional, and dedicated criminal defense attorney.

    Practice area
    20% Criminal defense, 25% DUI and DWI, 20% Juvenile law, and more.

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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    30 minutesHourly Rates, $250-$350/hour

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    CA, Active since 2002

  • Ernest Lee
    Ernest Lee
    2878 Camino del Rio South, Suite 400, San Diego, CA
    5.0 stars 72 reviews
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      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...
  • Jason Conforti
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    Law Office of Jason T. Conforti
    550 West C Street, Suite 620, San Diego, CA
    5.0 stars 38 reviews
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    SKILLED & STRATEGIC CRIMINAL DEFENSE. Confidential Consultations 24/7

    Practice area
    15% Criminal defense, 70% Federal crime, 10% White collar crime, and more.

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    CA, Active since 2009

  • Dod Ghassemkhani
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    DOD LAW
    303 A Street, Suite 306, San Diego, CA
    5.0 stars 135 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
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    YOU MAY BE ELIGIBLE TO GET YOUR CASE DROPPED. Affordable Award-Winning Criminal Defense Attorney

    Practice area
    60% Criminal defense, 40% DUI and DWI

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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    30 minutes

    License
    CA, Active since 2004

  • Brian Michaels
    Law Office of Brian Michaels
    12526 High Bluff Drive #300, San Diego, CA
    5.0 stars 68 reviews
    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...
  • Domenic Lombardo
    Law Offices of Domenic J. Lombardo
    401 West A Street, Suite 1150, San Diego, CA
    5.0 stars 40 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    San Diego Criminal Defense Attorney, Lawyer for all Crimes, Warrants, Adult and Juvenile Defense
  • Matthew Springmeyer
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    Law Office of Matthew H. Springmeyer
    2305 Historic Decatur Rd., Suite 100, San Diego, CA
    5.0 stars 15 reviews
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    Need help with an immigration matter? Are you accused of a crime or are being deported? I can help!

    Practice area
    15% Criminal defense, 50% Immigration, 15% Asylum, and more.

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    CA, Active since 2013

  • Jennifer Gerstenzang
    San Diego Public Defender's Office
    450 B Street, San Diego, CA
    5.0 stars 47 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.9  
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    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...
  • L. Marcel Stewart
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    Stewart Law Group
    600 W. Broadway, Suite 700, San Diego, CA
    5.0 stars 37 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    You need a skillful advocate to give your matter the time and effort required. Freedom is worth it.

    Practice area
    50% Criminal defense, 50% Nursing home abuse and neglect

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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    20 minutes

    License
    CA, Active since 2007

  • Daniel Greene
    Dan Greene at The Law Offices of Kerry L. Armstrong, APLC
    2214 Second Avenue, San Diego, CA
    5.0 stars 36 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    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, engineer...
  • Heather Melone
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    Wellspring Law
    8885 Rio San Diego Dr. #237, San Diego, CA
    5.0 stars 24 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.2  
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    Attorney Heather A. Melone was born and raised in Southern California. She grew up in the Los Angeles area and graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1997 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Studies. During he...

    Practice area
    25% Criminal defense, 75% Licensing

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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    30 minutes

    License
    CA, Active since 2006

  • James Pokorny
    Law Offices of James F. Pokorny
    1010 Second Avenue., Suite 2400, San Diego, CA
    5.0 stars 34 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Review: “I would highly recommend Mr. Pokorny as a criminal defense attorney. He is very knowledgeable and professional. More importantly he is honest and to the point. He kept me informed and aware of what was going on in my case...
  • Lauren Angelos
    ANGELOS LAW GROUP
    401 West A Street, Suite 1420C, San Diego, CA
    5.0 stars 28 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
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    As founder and Partner of Angelos Law Group, Lauren Angelos focuses her practice on the representation of juveniles and adults accused of misdemeanors and felonies in the criminal justice system, as well as DUI and traffic matters. Her passion for...

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