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San Luis Obispo, CA Criminal defense lawyers (58 attorneys, 514 reviews)

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    Cunningham Law Group
    1403 Higuera Street, San Luis Obispo, CA
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Jordan has successfully tried dozens of criminal cases before juries and judges. His experience as a former prosecutor gives him a unique perspective from both the prosecution and defense standpoints. Call us today at (805) 706-8917 for a free con...
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    Practice area
    50% Criminal defense, 50% DUI and DWI

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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    30 minutes

    License
    CA, Active since 2004

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    Stein-Conaway Law Firm
    1045 Mill Street, San Luis Obispo, CA
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Need a top-notch criminal defense attorney in San Luis Obispo? Call for a free consultation.
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    Practice area
    50% Criminal defense, 20% DUI and DWI, 10% Domestic violence, and more.

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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    30 minutes

    License
    CA, Active since 2008

  • Central Coast Criminal Defense
    867 Pacific St. #220, San Luis Obispo, CA
    Avvo Rating: 9.9  
    Licensed
    If you are facing criminal charges on the Central Coast of California, in Santa Barbara or San Luis Obispo counties you should call me.  I have bee practicing criminal defense locally for nearly two decades.  My local experience and my familarity ...
  • The Law Offices of Jasen B Nielsen, Esq
    956 Walnut Street Ste 200, San Luis Obispo, CA
    Avvo Rating: 9.1  
    Licensed
    Former Prosecutor. Knowledge and skills to fight and wisdom to mitigate. the cases that can't be won
  • Law Office of Amy Schroder
    893 Marsh St. #14841, San Luis Obispo, CA
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Amy Schroder graduated from the University of California at Irvine magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. While at UCI, Amy was a member of the UCI Law Forum. She continues to support the Law Forum through its Alumni Associa...
  • Aron Law Firm
    505 Higuera Street, San Luis Obispo, CA
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    William M. Aron is a graduate from the Duke University School of Law and an active member of the California State Bar. While at Duke University, Mr. Aron also earned an M.A. in Psychology, authoring a paper examining the efficacy of polygraph exa...
  • Taylor Defense Firm
    679 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo, CA
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    I started the Taylor Defense Firm in 2014.  I began my litigation career at the Public Defenders Office in Kansas City, MO.  I represented indigent clients ranging from DUI and drug cases to rape, robbery, and murder.  In 2010, I was challenged by...
  • Katherine Schwinghammer, Attorney at Law
    4251 S. Higuera Street, (no mail at this address please, use PO box), San Luis Obispo, CA
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Charged with a crime? You need a caring, experienced attorney who'll fight for you. Call Katherine.
  • Stein, Casciola & Galambos, LLP
    1119 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo, CA
    Avvo Rating: 9.3  
    Licensed
    My firm defends clients charged with crimes in San Luis Obispo County, exclusively.  We do not practice any other type of law and we do not practice in any other counties.  Protect your future by retaining one of our attorneys at Casciola and Gala...
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    LP3 Law
    992 Monterey St., Suite D, San Luis Obispo, CA
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    San Luis Obispo's Most Trusted Family Attorney. Call or Book a Time Today!
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    Practice area
    5% Criminal defense, 40% Family, 30% Divorce and separation, and more.

    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%-40%Retainer Some attorneys require an upfront payment to secure their services before they begin their work Sometimes

    License
    CA, Active since 2011

  • Central Coast Criminal Defense
    867 Pacific St., Ste. # 220, San Luis Obispo, CA
    Avvo Rating: 8.7  
    Licensed
    I have dedicated the last fifteen years of my professional career to the Criminal Justice system, helping those unfortunate enough to find themselves in our criminal justice system.   It is an intimidating and overwhelming process, and it is a sc...
  • Mission Law Center
    1026 Palm St Ste 212, San Luis Obispo, CA
    Avvo Rating: 9.7  
    Licensed
    Mission Law Center was founded by attorney Louis Koory. Lou is a graduate of UC Santa Barbara and Loyola Law School. Lou has been practicing law since 1990.   Lou began his career working as a law clerk and attorney for Girardi, Keese and Crane ...
  • Paul Greco Law
    956 Walnut St., Suite 201, San Luis Obispo, CA
    Avvo Rating: 8.1  
    Licensed
    Paul Greco is formerly one of the top criminal prosecutors on the Central Coast. He is now dedicated to using his vast expertise in criminal law to vindicate the rights of his clients. Paul has been practicing law since 2002 when he graduated fro...
  • Gillett Green LLP
    1042 Palm Street, 2nd Floor, San Luis Obispo, CA
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Meet Gregory Gillett. Greg was born and raised in Central California. He attended college at the University of California, San Diego and law school at the University of California, Davis. Dr. Gillett received his Doctor of Education from the Unive...
  • Jeffrey D. Stulberg Law Office
    1042 Palm St 2nd FL, San Luis Obispo, CA
    Avvo Rating: 8.1  
    Licensed
    Mr. Stulberg has been involved in a high-energy litigation practice involving the prosecution and defense of more than 1,000 personal injury, professional malpractice, employment law, product liability, and criminal defense cases.
  • 1322 Morro St, San Luis Obispo, CA
    Avvo Rating: 6.6  
    Licensed
    I love being a criminal defense attorney.  I love the words "Not Guilty" and "Case Dismissed".  Nothing is more pleasing than to see my clients' faces when they hear those words. I grew up in San Luis Obispo County.  I believe this has helped me ...
  • O'Neill & Woolpert Attorneys
    1014 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo, CA
    Avvo Rating: 9.6  
    Licensed
    In case you are looking for an attorney with common interests I flew private aircraft for 40 years... Don't get me started with my "I learned about Flying from That" stories! We've bareboat sailed the Mediteranian numerous times usually in the Gre...
  • 1302 Marsh Street, San Luis Obispo, CA
    Avvo Rating: 7.7  
    Licensed
    Robert Bettencourt received his doctorate in the law in 1992, having graduated with high honors from McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento. Over his 20-year career Mr. Bettencourt has successfully taken many cases to jury trial and resolved numerou...