Areas of Practice
oakland criminal defense attorney
We provide representation in all criminal matters out of the Alameda Courts, Oakland Courts and surrounding counties. This includes representation in every type of case including all felonies and misdemeanors in both state court and federal courts. We take a limited number of cases so that we can focus on getting the best results for all of our clients. We understand and appreciate the trust that client’s place on us at a time when it feels like the sky is falling. We take this trust seriously and do everything possible to be with them every step of the way as we navigate the case and the Court. We have 20+ years of experience behind us. We are loyal and effective!
civil case - injury
We of course help anyone who has been injured by someone else’s intentional or negligent acts. If you have been injured in any way by someone, the law allows you to recover for those injuries in an attempt to make you whole again. Call us for consultation. We have what others lack. Attorneys with extensive trial experience ready to prove your case and the insurance companies know it.
consultations on legal matters
Our office also provides legal consultations on a variety of areas. Often times clients have minor issues occuring in their lives that need legal attention. Many times they are simply looking for guidance on how to navigate the matter and are looking for minor support or just to be pointed in the right direction. Call us we can help.
department of motor vehicles representation
We assist our clients with cases involving suspension of their license. These suspensions often derive from DUI arrests but it certainly is not limited to that. We have assisted clients with Negligent Operator Suspensions (too many points). Medical Suspensions, typically with the elderly or people with conditions that the Department deems to render the Licensee unsafe to drive. If the Department is attempting to suspend your license for any reason, call us and put 20 years of DMV defense on your side.
appeals and writs
Our office handles appeals of criminal cases both misdemeanors and felonies. We also handle infraction appeals, small claims appeals and civil appeals. We can have gone from Appellate Division to the California Supreme Court to the 9th circuit. Whatever the case and client needs is where we go. Remember, anyone can appeal many things, but that should not be the focus. The question is what does it take to have a winning appeal.
We also provide extensive Writ representation in all cases and licensing issues. Call us for an appointment.
Our office is often called upon by various organizations to speak to their audiences on various topics. Some of these topics have included: What it’s like to be a Criminal Attorney, how the criminal system functions, trial work, DUI trial work and many other topics. We have spoken to students, professionals, Attorneys and government organizations. Our office is often called by the news to give opinions on daily stories that involve legal issues.
If you are looking for someone to address your audience on many available topics, call us to discuss.
restraining order defense or petition
We have provided restraining order representation for both Petitioner and Respondent. From domestic violence restraining orders to civil harassment orders, we can help. There are times when a person may need protection from a person that is a threat to them. We can help! There are times when a person may use the process of a restraining order as a tool against the person without having the proper basis to get one. We can help! These orders can have severe consequences to individuals in their daily lives and can empower someone over the other. Call for a consultation on any order that you are facing.
trial representation for clients and attorneys
Our office is often referred or hired by other firms to represent their clients in case where a trial is needed. Clients in both civil and criminal cases also extensively use our office to assist then in their cases in the trial phase. We have an unsurpassed level of trial experience that is a must if you want to succeed. We will put our trial record and accomplishments up against anyone else’s and believe no firm or Attorney can match it. Put 20 years of heavy trial experience in your corner, when you need it most.
We love kids! If a kid is in trouble, we want to help. Help with school hearings, criminal allegations, or dealing with school rights. We can help and believe kids are our future and we must do everything to nurture them and steer them in the right direction.