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 443 Reviews

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...
Practice area 50% Criminal Defense, 50% 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 2004

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.
Practice area 20% Criminal Defense, 30% Family, 30% Divorce & Separation and more
License CA, Active since 2003

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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
48 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
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 1992

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

George B. O'Neill

O'Neill & Woolpert Attorneys
1014 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo, CA
42 reviews Avvo Rating: 9.4
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.
Practice area 5% Criminal Defense, 95% DUI & DWI
License CA, Active since 1975

James Richard Askew

Tri Counties Criminal Defense
1301 Chorro Street, Suite A, Ste. # 220, San Luis Obispo, CA
7 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...

Maurice Robert Bettencourt

1302 Marsh Street, San Luis Obispo, CA
1 review Avvo Rating: 7.6
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...
Practice area 20% Criminal Defense, 50% Family, 10% Juvenile and more
License CA, Active since 1992

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...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

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...

Mary E Tatum

Stulberg & Tatum
755 Santa Rosa Street Suite 300, San Luis Obispo, CA
8 reviews Avvo Rating: 7.2
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 35 years
Mary Tatum is a lawyer who has been on both sides of the courtroom as a Deputy District Attorney for over 20 years and now as an advocate for victims of discrimination and other crimes.Mary has broad trial experience as well as the ability to crea...

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...

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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