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San Luis Obispo, CA Criminal Defense Lawyers

57 lawyers specializing in Criminal Defense are available in the San Luis Obispo, CA area.

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San Luis Obispo has 57 Criminal Defense Attorneys with 439 Reviews

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    Jordan Cunningham

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    Cunningham Law Group
    1403 Higuera Street, San Luis Obispo, CA
    42 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 19 years
    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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    50% Criminal Defense, 50% DUI & DWI

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    Free Consultation
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     30 minutes

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    CA, Active since 2004
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    Gregory Francisco Gillett

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    Gillett Law, APC
    1042 Palm Street, 2nd Floor, San Luis Obispo, CA
    17 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 20 years
    Committed To Serving Families, Individuals, & Businesses With Straightforward & Honest Advice.

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    20% Criminal Defense, 30% Family, 30% Divorce & Separation and more

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    CA, Active since 2003
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    Kit Chandler Westbrook

    1301 Chorro St. Suite A, San Luis Obispo, CA
    32 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 15 years
    I have spent my entire career fighting for people who are being charged with crimes. If you are facing criminal charges do not lose hope and do not be cripped by fear. I can help. I have assmebled a small team of like-minded criminal defense attor...
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    Matthew Phillip Kraut

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    The Law Office of Matthew Kraut
    956 Walnut Street, Suite K, San Luis Obispo, CA
    46 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 8.6 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 31 years
    I've played and followed sports my whole life. Basketball was my favorite early on. But now I play/follow them all. My athletic experiences have taught me how to compete, which is a skill I use as a lawyer. These days you'll likely find me on a hi...

    Practice area
    25% Criminal Defense, 75% DUI & DWI

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    Free Consultation
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     30 minutes

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    CA, Active since 1992
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    Peter Matthew Depew

    The Law Office of Peter Depew
    1119 Palm St., San Luis Obispo, CA
    44 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 10 years
    Peter Depew is a veteran of the United States Army, a graduate of Pepperdine University School of Law, and a former clerk to the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Rwanda. He is a member of the Surfrider Foundation’s Legal Issues Team and enjoy...
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    George B. O'Neill

    O'Neill & Woolpert Attorneys
    1014 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo, CA
    42 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.5 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 48 years
    The DUI is tough but unless you know about everything coming your way you could really get hammered.

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    5% Criminal Defense, 95% DUI & DWI

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    CA, Active since 1975
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    William Lloyd Redell

    Central Coast Criminal Defense
    867 Pacific St. #220, San Luis Obispo, CA
    2 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.8 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 27 years
    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 wi...
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    William Michael Aron

    Aron Law Firm
    505 Higuera Street, San Luis Obispo, CA
    64 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 19 years
    William M. Aron is a graduate from theDuke University School of Lawand an active member of the California State Bar. While atDuke University, Mr.Aronalso earned an M.A. in Psychology, authoring a paper examining the efficacy of polygraph examinati...
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    Scott Andrew Taylor

    Taylor Defense Firm
    679 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo, CA
    13 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 18 years
    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 a ...
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    Guy Christopher Galambos

    Stein, Casciola & Galambos, LLP
    1119 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo, CA
    12 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.3 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 28 years
    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 Galamb...
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    James Richard Askew

    Tri Counties Criminal Defense
    1301 Chorro Street, Suite A, Ste. # 220, San Luis Obispo, CA
    6 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 8.6 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 23 years
    I have dedicated the last twenty 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 scarey...
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    Maurice Robert Bettencourt

    1302 Marsh Street, San Luis Obispo, CA
    1 review
    Avvo Rating: 7.7 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 31 years
    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...
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    Paul Thomas Greco

    Paul Greco Law
    956 Walnut St., Suite 201, San Luis Obispo, CA
    18 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 8.2 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 21 years
    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 from...
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    Adrienne Hilary Haddad

    Central Coast Criminal Defense
    1301 Chorro Street, Ste A, San Luis Obispo, CA
    7 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 8.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 12 years
    Review: Ms. Haddad is an exceptional lawyer ! I hired her to help me through a very confusing and difficult criminal case that lasted a couple of years. The outcome was victorious ! She is professional , intelligent, and loyal loyal loyal! She will fight ...
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    Louis Elmer Koory

    Mission Law Center
    1026 Palm St Ste 212, San Luis Obispo, CA
    2 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.2 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 33 years
    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 in L...
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    Patrick Leroy Fisher

    1322 Morro St, San Luis Obispo, CA
    10 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 6.7 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 13 years
    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 be a...
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    Jeffrey David Stulberg

    Jeffrey D. Stulberg Law Office
    1042 Palm St 2nd FL, San Luis Obispo, CA
    5 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 8.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 35 years
    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.
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    Jeffrey Robin Stein

    Stein-Conaway Law Firm, PC
    1045 Mill Street, San Luis Obispo, CA
    11 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 8.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 48 years
    My long standing in local criminal law practice brings you the benefit of my deep knowledge of the local practices and approaches that make the difference in getting the results you want. My time is devoted to fully understanding your concerns, yo...
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    Tracey Michael Milan

    The Law Office of Trace Milan
    3940-7 Broad Street Suite 318, San Luis Obispo, CA
    12 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 7.5 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 17 years
    Prior to his formal education Mr. Milan enlisted in the United States Navy where he served as a ceremonial drill team commander and field corpsman/combat medic with the United States Marine Corps during Operation Desert Shield / Desert Storm. For ...
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    Steven Donald Rice

    Law Office of Steven D. Rice
    PO Box 28, San Luis Obispo, CA
    3 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 6.9 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 20 years
    Review: We had to hire him for a difficult eviction. Steven did a great job of explaining the process, filing the paperwork on time. When a deadline hit, he was filing the next action the following morning. Thank you for your help!!

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Superior Court of California, County of San Luis Obispo
Superior Court, 1050 Monterey Street
San Luis Obispo, CA 93408
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