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    Faculty Office - Golden Gate University School of Law
    536 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA
    5.0 stars 49 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Board-Certified Criminal Law Specialist, Harvard Law Graduate -- get expertise and experience on your side

    Practice area
    40% Criminal defense, 20% Violent crime, 20% 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
    30 minutes

    License
    CA, Active since 2004

  • Christopher Morales
    The Morales Law Firm
    1388 Sutter Street, Ste. 805, San Francisco, CA
    5.0 stars 36 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Chris Morales is one of the top attorneys in San Francisco as rated by judges and other lawyers.
  • Adam Gasner
    GASNER CRIMINAL LAW
    Law Chambers Building, 345 Franklin Street, San Francisco, CA
    5.0 stars 85 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    The top-rated and best reviewed criminal defense attorney in San Francisco.
  • David Chesley
    Law Offices Of David S. Chesley, Inc.
    201 Spear Street, Suite 1100, San Francisco, CA
    5.0 stars 184 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.8  
    Licensed
    Top 1%. As Former Judges and Prosecutors we get the Best Results! Offices Statewide- Available 24/7
  • David Cohen
    300 Montgomery St Ste 660, San Francisco, CA
    5.0 stars 22 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Your State or Federal criminal defense is our #1 concern. Call 415-398-3900 for a free consultation.
  • Matt Sullivan
    1000 Brannan Street, Suite 400, San Francisco, CA
    5.0 stars 23 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Experienced Criminal Defense Attorney. Successful results obtained for many clients. Get help today.
  • Harris Taback
    345 Franklin St Ste 102, San Francisco, CA
    5.0 stars 11 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.9  
    Licensed
    An Aggressive, Sophisticated Approach to Criminal Defense With Federal and State Trial Experience
  • Joseph Tully
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    Tully & Weiss Attorneys at Law
    333 West Portal, Suite "A", San Francisco, CA
    5.0 stars 2 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    High-quality representation for those who are serious about fighting their criminal charges.

    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 1999

  • Nors Davidson
    The Law Office of Nors Davidson
    201 Spear Street, Suite 1100, San Francisco, CA
    5.0 stars 149 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Dedicated to Personalized & Professional San Francisco Bay Area DUI Defense for over 15 years
  • Marcia Silver
    Attorney At Law
    15 Boardman Pl, San Francisco, CA
    5.0 stars 37 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.8  
    Licensed
    I have been lawyer in San Francisco and the Bay Area since 1988.  I am a former Deputy District Attorney and have been practicing criminal law since 1990 and criminal defense since 1997.  I also have experience working at Pillsbury, Madison & Sutr...
  • Jonah Chew
    Law Office of Jonah Chew
    1388 Sutter Street, Suite 805, San Francisco, CA
    5.0 stars 66 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Jonah Chew has over 20 years of experience in the courtroom, earning him a reputation as one of San Francisco’s most aggressive and effective criminal litigators. His work and expertise in a wide range of criminal cases has earned him media covera...
  • E Linscheid
    345 Franklin St, San Francisco, CA
    5.0 stars 8 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Call Now to Speak With an Experienced and Effective Criminal Defense Attorney.
  • Julia Jayne
    Jayne Law Group, P.C.
    50 Osgood Place, Suite 500, San Francisco, CA
    5.0 stars 24 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Julia Mezhinsky Jayne is a founding partner of Jayne Law Group, P.C. (formerly, Campbell & Jayne LLP).Ms. Jayne is an experienced and accomplished trial lawyer who concentrates her practice on both white collar and general criminal defense in felo...
  • Jason Beahm
    Beahm Law
    877 Bryant Street, Suite 300, San Francisco, CA
    4.5 stars 40 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Trial attorney Jason Beahm, founder of Beahm Law, passionately protects the rights of individuals throughout the State of California, focusing on DUI, criminal defense, and personal injury. From offices in headquartered in San Francisco, to San Di...
  • Sanaz Nikaein
    Dean Litigation
    177 Post Street, Suite 700, San Francisco, CA
    5.0 stars 10 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Sanaz Nikaein is Dean Litigation's managing principal. Her practice is focused on criminal defense and family law.  In 2014, she was appointed to San Francisco Superior Court as a Judge Pro Tem. She continues to serve as a Judge Pro Tem while mana...
  • John Kaman
    360 Ritch St Ste 201, San Francisco, CA
    5.0 stars 16 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    When not being a lawyer, I write poetry, publish some of it, have written for literary journals and am a film buff.  Other than that my only other mentionable passion is sports car racing, the Porsche being my beast of choice.
  • John Hamasaki
    Hamasaki Law
    1388 Sutter Street., Suite 805, San Francisco, CA
    5.0 stars 15 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Hamasaki Law is a top rated criminal defense law firm representing individuals under investigation or facing criminal prosecution in California state and federal courts. We take on the toughest cases and achieve the best possible results for our c...
  • Markus Dombois
    Dombois Law
    447 Sutter Street, Suite 506, San Francisco, CA
    5.0 stars 16 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.8  
    Licensed
    Review: “Markus is the guy you need if you are in trouble with the law. I saw his rating's and called him about pending felony charges and he responded right away! He heard me out and was very honest about his impacted calenda...
  • Aaron Spolin
    Spolin Law P.C. - San Francisco Office
    1390 Market Street, Suite 200, San Francisco, CA
    5.0 stars 19 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Award-Winning Criminal Appeals Attorney & Former Prosecutor.
  • Joshua Davis
    Law Offices of Joshua B. Davis
    3223 Webster Street, San Francisco, CA
    5.0 stars 8 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Facing criminal charges can be an extremely difficult, often frightening, experience. The Law Offices of Joshua B. Davis is dedicated to obtaining the best possible result for the client. This means that through meticulous preparation, thorough co...

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