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    DOD LAW
    380 S. Melrose Drive, Suite 372, Vista, CA
    5.0 stars 133 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    YOU MAY BE ELIGIBLE TO GET YOUR CASE DROPPED. Affordable Award-Winning Criminal Defense Attorney

    Practice area
    60% Criminal defense, 40% DUI and 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

  • Peter Liss
    380 S. Melrose Dr. #301, Vista, CA
    5.0 stars 79 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Vista and San Diego Criminal Attorney Peter Liss. Degree from U.C. Berkeley Law, 35 Years Experience. Top-Quality Representation at Affordable Rates!
  • Andrew Limberg
    450 South Melrose Drive, Vista, CA
    4.5 stars 3 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    A criminal defense attorney who will stand with you and defend your rights.
  • Rafael Acosta
    217 Civic Center Dr., Suite 6, Vista, CA
    5.0 stars 9 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Review: “Rafael helped me dismiss my DUI. From the very start, he was very efficient, kind and prompt. He responds quickly and communicates well. I highly recommend Rafael!”
  • Raymond Gomez
    Raymond G. Gomez, Esq.
    Andrew P. Johnson, APC, 440 S. Melrose Drive, Ste. 260, Vista, CA
    5.0 stars 4 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Need a criminal attorney?  Handling the most difficult criminal defense cases in San Diego County, California, Mr. Gomez is considered one of the "elite" criminal practitioners in North County, San Diego. With over 40+ years of legal experience, M...
  • Bradley Corbett
    Bradley R. Corbett, Criminal Defense Attorney
    440 S MELROSE DR, STE 204, Vista, CA
    5.0 stars 52 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    I am passionate about defeding my clients rights and helping them avoid jail. I have been fighting for over 13 years handling only criminal defense cases. If you call me you will speak to me directly and get a feel for my energy and ability to com...
  • James Dicks
    jD LAW
    400 South Melrose Drive, #109, Vista, CA
    5.0 stars 74 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Have you been indicted with criminal charges? Criminal charges are always serious and require the help of an experienced and dedicated attorney who will fight tirelessly for your rights and privileges. When you come to jD LAW, you will receive the...
  • William Christoph
    Christoph Law Offices
    400 S. Melrose Dr., Suite 101, Vista, CA
    5.0 stars 26 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    William R. Christoph was a USMC Captain 1969 - 1976. He was an Infantry Platoon Commander in Vietnam and a Cobra Helicopter Gunship Pilot. In 1978, William Christoph graduated from the University of Wisconsin Law School. He served as a Deputy San ...
  • Richard Muir
    122 Civic Center Dr Ste 102, Vista, CA
    5.0 stars 3 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Review: “Mr. Muir handled a drug case for my son in the Vista Court house and managed to get the sentence to work furlough and probation. He was diligent, very responsive to any questions and worked very vigourously to assure tha...
  • Michael Flemming
    Ofc San Diego County Public Defender
    496 La Tortuga, Suite 100, Vista, CA
    5.0 stars 19 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.5  
    Licensed
    NORTH COUNTY'S FINEST. Over my career I have developed a reputation as a tried and true trial attorney, with a proven track who obtains favorable results for his clients. 35+ Jury Trials
  • Jay Finnecy
    Law Offices of Jay S. Finnecy
    380 S. Melrose Drive, Suite 363, Vista, CA
    4.0 stars 47 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 8.9  
    Licensed
    Criminal Defense and DUI Attorney Jay S. Finnecy is an experienced criminal defense attorney who brings 26 years of experience to the benefit of his clients.  Mr. Finnecy began his legal career in 1995 as a prosecutor with the San Diego County Dis...
  • Joel Bailey
    Bailey Criminal Defense, Inc.
    380 South Melrose Drive #349, Vista, CA
    5.0 stars 32 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 8.4  
    Licensed
    Southern California native with extensive trial experience in all courts of San Diego, Orange County, and Los Angeles.  I have aggressively defended good people accused of crimes for over twenty-two years, and take pride in the level of effective ...
  • Nicholas Christoph
    Christoph Law Offices
    400 S Melrose Dr Ste 101, Vista, CA
    5.0 stars 15 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 8.4  
    Licensed
    Born and raised in North County San Diego, I have continued the family tradition of defending people faced with Criminal and DUI charges in San Diego.   After graduating Thomas Jefferson School of Law with Cum Laude Honors in 2007, I immediately b...
  • Matthew Lopas
    LOPAS LAW
    450 South Melrose Drive, Vista, CA
    4.5 stars 6 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.5  
    Licensed
    My representation is client centered; focused solely on achieving the best outcome for each particular client. I work efficiently and aggressively to achieve each clients' unique and tailored goals. I have negotiated thousands of pre-trial litigat...
  • Deanna Lopas
    LOPAS LAW
    450 South Melrose Drive, Vista, CA
    5.0 stars 3 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.5  
    Licensed
    As a criminal defense practitioner for the last 15 years, I have represented clients in all areas of criminal law, from the most complex cases involving homicide, sexual misconduct, and 3 strikes to common drug possession, driving under the influe...
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    Holstrom, Block & Parke, APLC
    380 S. Melrose Dr., Suite 347, Vista, CA
    4.5 stars 6 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 8.4  
    Licensed
    Dedicated Family Law Attorney! Mention Avvo for a FREE phone consultation.

    Practice area
    15% Criminal defense, 23% Divorce and separation, 20% Child custody, and more.

    Cost
    Hourly Rates, $200-$350/hourRetainer Some attorneys require an upfront payment to secure their services before they begin their work Always

    License
    CA, Active since 2014

  • William Wolfe
    William L. Wolfe Law Offices
    630 Alta Vista Drive, Suite 205, Vista, CA
    4.5 stars 15 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Vista criminal defense Attorney William L. Wolfe began his career as a police officer and homicide detective, where he spent ten and a half years, before moving on to become a deputy district attorney in San Diego. He has spent the last 18 years a...
  • Elisabeth Silva
    The Law Office of Elisabeth Silva and the Leslie Legal Group
    316 S. Melrose Dr., Suite 203, Vista, CA
    5.0 stars 3 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 8.8  
    Licensed
    Review: “As far as I am concerned she is my attorney from now on. Enough said. I am typing more because this web site refuses to let me say what I want and says I need at least 75 characters. ”
  • Thomas Bobzin
    Law Office of Thomas C. Bobzin
    325 S. Melrose, Vista, CA
    5.0 stars 4 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 7.9  
    Licensed
    Review: “Mr. Bobzin was my criminal defense attorney. He stuck by my side for eleven months while my case was moved from court room to court room. He never made me feel uncomfortable or insecure. He informed me every step of th...
  • David Pflaum
    Law Offices of David Pflaum
    380 S Melrose Dr, Suite 305, Vista, CA
    5.0 stars 25 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 8.4  
    Licensed
    Defense lawyer David Pflaum relies on more than 30 years of experience to effectively represent his clients and get the right results.  He specializes in the defense of clients accused of felonies and misdemeanors that include domestic violence, s...