Practice Areas

Criminal Defense

Being charged with a criminal offense is life-changing. Not only do you have to defend yourself in court, your reputation suffers and you may even lose your job. If you are a divorced parent or in the midst of divorce proceedings, child visitation and custody may be jeopardized. The risk of conviction is great. The [..]

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DUI

A conviction for a DUI, even if it is your first offense, carries serious penalties. Depending on the circumstances of your case, and whether it is a first or subsequent offense, a conviction may result in the loss of your freedom for a period of time and loss of your driving privileges. Your car insurance [..]

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Domestic Violence

Domestic violence seems to be a popular subject for the media. People arrested are often deemed guilty by the press and the public before all the facts are known. In fact, there are defenses to the charges and many are wrongfully accused. I am a Certified Specialist, Criminal Law, The State Bar Of California Board [..]

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Drug Offenses

State laws impose harsh penalties on those convicted of drug offenses. You may think you have just enough drugs in your pocket for your own personal use, yet law enforcement considers it enough for several people and so you end up being charged with possession with the intent to distribute. You can be charged with [..]

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Felonies

Most all felony convictions carry serious consequences. Prison sentences are lengthy, ranging from just over a year in prison to life sentences without the possibility of parole. You will likely lose your job and possibly your family. You will have a permanent criminal record making it difficult for you to find a job if and [..]

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