San Francisco, CA Criminal Defense Lawyers

948 lawyers specializing in Criminal Defense are available in the San Francisco, CA area.

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San Francisco Has 948 Criminal Defense Attorneys With 1998 Reviews

Adam G. Gasner

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GASNER CRIMINAL LAW
Law Chambers Building, 345 Franklin Street, San Francisco, CA
91 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 24 years
The top-rated and best reviewed criminal defense attorney in San Francisco.
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 1999

David Jonathan Cohen

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300 Montgomery St Ste 660, San Francisco, CA
32 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 37 years
Your State or Federal criminal defense is our #1 concern. Call 415-398-3900 for a free consultation.
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 1990

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Peter Goodman

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Law Ofc Peter Goodman
819 Eddy St, San Francisco, CA
12 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 48 years
Mr. Goodman has been defending the criminally accused in state and federal court since 1976. He was Certified by the California Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of California as a Criminal Law Specialist in 1995. He has been selected...
Practice area 80% Criminal Defense, 20% 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 1975

Christopher Francis Morales

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The Morales Law Firm
1388 Sutter Street, Ste. 805, San Francisco, CA
37 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 32 years
Chris Morales is one of the top attorneys in San Francisco as rated by judges and other lawyers.
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 1991

Allison Brandi Margolin

Margolin, Allison B. Attorney
819 Eddy Street, San Francisco, CA
16 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 21 years
Beverly Hills firm of Harvard Law attorneys focusing on Criminal Defense and Cannabis Regulatory.
Practice area 52% Criminal Defense, 25% DUI & DWI, 10% Expungement and more
Cost Hourly Rates,  $900-1000 per hour  • 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 2002

Tracy Catherine Miller

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Domestic Violence Legal Center
1 Sansome Street #3500, San Francisco, CA
24 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 22 years
Former Felony DV Deputy DA. Hybrid practice. Defends wrongfully accused & requests Victim protection
Practice area 30% Criminal Defense, 40% Domestic Violence, 10% Family
License CA, Active since 2002

Harris Bruce Taback

345 Franklin St Ste 102, San Francisco, CA
12 reviews Avvo Rating: 9.8
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 40 years
An Aggressive, Sophisticated Approach to Criminal Defense With Federal and State Trial Experience
Practice area 30% Criminal Defense, 50% Federal Crime, 20% White Collar Crime
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 1983

Seth P Chazin

Law Offices of Seth P Chazin
360 Ritch Street, San Francisco, CA
20 reviews Avvo Rating: 9.4
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 36 years
During his 25 + years of experience, Attorney Chazin has successfully defended thousands of clients accused of crimes in the Bay Area and throughout California and has successfully resolved numerous of cases before charges were ever even filed. Mr...
Practice area 50% Criminal Defense, 25% Federal Crime, 25% White Collar Crime
Cost Free Consultation Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs 60 minutes  • Hourly Rates,  $400-500 per hour  • 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  • Pro Bono "Pro bono" is Latin for "for the public good." An attorney who is working pro bono is working for free. Attorneys often work pro bono to help people with limited resources or to further social causes they support. 3 %
License CA, Active since 1988

Matt A. Sullivan

1000 Brannan Street, Suite 400, San Francisco, CA
27 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 17 years
Experienced Criminal Defense Attorney. Successful results obtained for many clients. Get help today.
Practice area 25% Criminal Defense, 15% DUI & DWI, 15% Violent 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
License CA, Active since 2007

E Michael Linscheid

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345 Franklin St, San Francisco, CA
10 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 21 years
Call Now to Speak With an Experienced and Effective Criminal Defense Attorney.
Practice area 20% Criminal Defense, 20% Appeals, 20% 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
License CA, Active since 2002

Jonah Chaplin Chew

Law Office of Jonah Chew
1388 Sutter Street, Suite 805, San Francisco, CA
69 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 25 years
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...

Marcia Lynn Silver

Attorney At Law
15 Boardman Pl, San Francisco, CA
44 reviews Avvo Rating: 9.8
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 35 years
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 & Sutro,...

William Asher Morehead

Faculty Location - Golden Gate University School of Law
536 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA
54 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 19 years
Will Morehead is certified by The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization as a specialist in criminal law, an essential qualification conferred on only a handful of attorneys practicing in San Francisco and Marin. Will is a seasoned ...

Nors Elwood Davidson

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The Law Office of Nors Davidson
201 Spear Street, Suite 1100, San Francisco, CA
152 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 21 years
Dedicated to Personalized & Professional San Francisco Bay Area DUI Defense for over 20 years
Practice area 5% Criminal Defense, 95% 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

John M. Kaman

360 Ritch St Ste 201, San Francisco, CA
16 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 43 years
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.

Sanaz Banu Nikaein

Dean Litigation
177 Post Street, Suite 700, San Francisco, CA
10 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 19 years
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 manag...

Karl William Krooth

Immigrant Crime and Justice, APC
233 Sansome Street, Suite 706, San Francisco, CA
7 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 24 years
As lead counsel of Immigrant Crime and Justice, Karl assists foreign nationals to seek post-conviction relief in criminal courts as well as avoid immigration consequences in pending criminal matters before state superior courts and federal distric...

Marc Jonathan Zilversmit

523 Octavia St, San Francisco, CA
2 reviews Avvo Rating: 8.8
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 36 years
Marc Zilversmit is a California Criminal Appeals Attorney and California Criminal Trial Attorney who is located in San Francisco and practices throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. Marc Zilversmit is the only San Francisco Bay Area Lawyer Certifi...
Practice area 40% Criminal Defense, 50% Appeals, 10% Juvenile
License CA, Active since 1987

Shawn Shahid Salehieh

Presidio Law Group APC
1160 Jackson Street, Suite 100, San Francisco, CA
46 reviews Avvo Rating: 9.2
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 30 years
Review: I have never dealt with an attorney before, and have never thought of them highly, for ignorance on my part. But Shawn completely blew my mind away. I was arrested for petty theft a couple years ago, went through diversion, and my case was dismiss...

Jason Chase Beahm

Beahm Law
877 Bryant Street, Suite 300, San Francisco, CA
40 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 17 years
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...

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