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    Law Offices of William C. Makler, P.C.
    140 East Figueroa Street, Santa Barbara, CA
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Tons of happy clients. 178 five star reviews says it all. No better reviewed lawyer in SB.
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    Practice area
    30% Criminal defense, 70% DUI and DWI

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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    30 minutes

    License
    CA, Active since 1996

  • Law Offices of J. Jeff Chambliss
    140 E Figueroa Street, Santa Barbara, CA
    Avvo Rating: 9.7  
    Licensed
    Review: “Jeff is the right choice in the important decision of hiring a criminal defense attorney. He is experienced and respected by judges and lawyers. He is an on-your-feet trial counsel. He returns phone calls and is understan...
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    Ridley Defense Santa Barbara Office
    7 W Figueroa Street, Suite 350, Santa Barbara, CA
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Former DA. Premier Criminal Defense.
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    Practice area
    30% Criminal defense, 30% DUI and DWI, 20% Domestic violence, and more.

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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    30 minutes

    License
    CA, Active since 1998

  • Christy Horowitz Criminal Defense, APC
    1032 Santa Barbara Street, Santa Barbara, CA
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Experienced trial attorney with a demonstrated history in the field of criminal law as a previous prosecutor and curent criminal defense attorney. 
  • Ganschow & Horowitz
    3 W Carrillo St., Ste 203-B, Santa Barbara, CA
    Avvo Rating: 9.3  
    Licensed
    I am a second-generation criminal defense attorney, the son of two career public defenders, with over eight years experience myself as a public defender in Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties. I believe in treating my clients with respect, listenin...
  • Dennis G. Merenbach, esq
    225 E Carrillo St Ste 202, Santa Barbara, CA
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
      When it comes to experience and results, few Santa Barbara attorneys can match Dennis Merenbach’s achievements. Merenbach has delivered successful outcomes for 1000’s of clients and has an impressive array of legal accomplishments that go far b...
  • Law Offices of Gregory I. McMurray, P.C.
    1035 Santa Barbara St., Second Floor, Santa Barbara, CA
    Avvo Rating: 8.5  
    Licensed
    Gregory McMurray has been practicing law in California for more than 13 years and has significant trial and courtroom experience. During his legal career, he has handled more than 3000 cases and has argued over 250 motions . He has also has extens...
  • Sanger & Swysen
    125 East De La Guerra Street,, Suite 102, Santa Barbara, CA
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Robert M. Sanger - born Arlington, Virginia, 1949; Admitted to Practice Law: 1973, California; 1974, U.S. District Court, Northern, Central, Eastern and Southern Districts of California; District of Arizona; Western District of Oklahoma; 19...
  • Aron Law Firm
    15 West Carrillo Street, Santa Barbara, 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...
  • The Law Offices of Jasen B. Nielsen
    735 State Street, Suite 219, Santa Barbara, CA
    Avvo Rating: 9.1  
    Licensed
    Former Prosecutor. Knowledge and skills to fight and wisdom to mitigate. the cases that can't be won
  • Exclusive DUI Defense, Inc.
    3 W. Carrillo Street, Suite 203, Santa Barbara, CA
    Avvo Rating: 9.7  
    Licensed
    Certified criminal law specialist for expertise with DUI defense and appeals in Santa Barbara, Ventura & the entire South Coast.  All of my education and experience has been constitutional criminal defense. I believe in protecting the innocent by...
  • PO Box 3953, Santa Barbara, CA
    Avvo Rating: 8.3  
    Licensed
    Review: “Our family has utilized Michael Troy for many different legal issues over the past several years. Hes advised us on minor issues such as landlord/tenant problems, as well as more serious criminal issues. All situations ha...
  • Law Office of Joshua Zane Webb
    1516 Santa Barbara Street, Santa Barbara, CA
    Avvo Rating: 8.0  
    Licensed
    Approximately 50% of my practice is dedicated toward the aggressive confident representation of DUI offenders. In addition, my offices focus on domestic and family violence, narctotics and trafficking cases, as well major serious and violent felon...
  • Law Office of J'Aimèe L. Oxton, Prof. Corp.
    1220 1/2 State Street, 2nd Floor, Santa Barbara, CA
    Avvo Rating: 8.1  
    Licensed
    OUR FIRM IS NOW OFFERING THE FOLLOWING REMOTE BASED SERVICES IN SANTA BARBARA COUNTY for Criminal Law Matters, Juvenile Delinquency & Dependency Law Matters, Dissolution of Marriage, Visitation, Property Division, Child Support, Spousal Support, E...
  • Horowitz Law
    1032 Santa Barbara Street, Santa Barbara, CA
    Avvo Rating: 8.6  
    Licensed
    Horowitz Law was established by the husband and wife legal team of Sanford and Christy Horowitz. Sanford and Christy are extremely skilled and effective trial lawyers with experience, energy and compassion.   Their partnership as husband and wif...
  • Andrade Law Offices
    211 Equestrian Avenue, Santa Barbara, CA
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Our Tag Line defines the essence of who we are at Andrade Law Offices "A Passion for the Law,  Compassion for Our Clients" regardless of whether you come to us because you have been seriously injured or arrested for a crime.  At Andrade Law Office...
  • Law Offices of Adam L. Pearlman
    735 State Street, Suite 217, Santa Barbara, CA
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Review: “Mr. Pearlman is a expert at strategic defenses. He has handled too many cases for my son sad to admit. However I can say this each and every case was handled with care, compassion but most importantly we got the resu...
  • Robert F. Landheer
    924 Anacapa Street, Suite 1-T, Santa Barbara, CA
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Mr. Landheer first worked as an associate attorney in the early 80s with the Law Office of Richard Peterson in Mendocino County, California. He tried major felony cases and successfully exonerated his client in his first homicide trial. He also as...