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CaliforniaCriminal Defense Lawyers in Fresno, California

The United States Constitution grants important rights to any person accused of a crime including due process, the right to a fair and speedy trial, the right to representation by counsel, the right to remain silent and to be free of unreasonable searches and seizures.


When choosing a criminal defense attorney in California, consider the lawyer's training, experience, ratings and reviews. Attorneys that practice within the criminal justice system tend to focus on certain types of cases in either state or federal court.


Most criminal defense attorneys provide a free consultation to discuss the facts of your case and defenses that might apply. Before you decide on which attorney to hire, meet with several different attorneys in their office to discuss the case and the attorney fees required for representation.


Once you decide which attorney to hire, make sure you and the attorney sign a written fee agreement or contract that describes the attorney fees required at each stage of the case including during pre-trial negotiations, motion hearings and a bench or jury trial.


A criminal defense lawyer in California should fight to protect the rights of his or her client in a criminal case against felony or misdemeanor charges... Read more »

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James Patrick Lambe

James Patrick Lambe
5132 North Palm Avenue, P.M.B. 240
Fresno, CA 93704
Licensed for 42 years, James Patrick Lambe is a Criminal Defense and White Collar Crime lawyer who attended University of Illinois College ... read more >

James Raymond Homola

James Raymond Homola
2950 Mariposa St Ste 250
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 45 years, James Raymond Homola is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of San Diego School of Law... read more >

Edward Marshall Hodgkins

Edward Marshall Hodgkins
1186 W Shaw Ave Ste 103
Fresno, CA 93711
Licensed for 42 years, Edward Marshall Hodgkins is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended San Joaquin College of Law... read more >

David Raymond Mugridge

David Raymond Mugridge
Law Offices of David R Mugridge
5767 E Park Cir Dr
Fresno, CA 93727
Licensed for 33 years, David Raymond Mugridge is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended San Joaquin College of Law... read more >

Tina Marie Barberi

Tina Marie Barberi
Law Offices of Tina M. Barberi, PC
7493 N Ingram Ave Ste 103
Fresno, CA 93711
Licensed for 18 years, Tina Marie Barberi is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI / Drunk Driving lawyer who attended California Western School... read more >

Michael G. McKneely

Michael G. McKneely
Michael McKneely, Criminal Defense Lawyer
2300 Tulare Street Ste 115
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 10 years, Michael G. McKneely is a White Collar Crime and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended McGeorge School Of Law Universi... read more >

Terry Alan Wapner

Terry Alan Wapner
Wapner Jones, PC.
401 W Fallbrook Ave Suite 201
Fresno, CA 93711
Licensed for 32 years, Terry Alan Wapner is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI / Drunk Driving lawyer who attended San Joaquin College of Law... read more >

Jeffrey Tyson Hammerschmidt

Jeffrey Tyson Hammerschmidt
2445 Capitol St Ste 150
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 32 years, Jeffrey Tyson Hammerschmidt is a Criminal Defense and White Collar Crime lawyer who attended University of Missouri ... read more >

Mark A. Broughton

Mark A. Broughton
2445 Capitol St Ste 150
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 41 years, Mark A. Broughton is a Criminal Defense and White Collar Crime lawyer who attended Western State College of Law at A... read more >

Curtis Bonghoon Sok

Curtis Bonghoon Sok
Law Offices of Curtis B. Sok
452 N Blackstone Ave
Fresno, CA 93701
Licensed for 20 years, Curtis Bonghoon Sok is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Western State College of Law at Argosy University... read more >

Margarita Maria Martinez

Margarita Maria Martinez
Law Office of Margarita Martinez-Baly
2333 Merced St
Fresno, CA 93711
Licensed for 31 years, Margarita Maria Martinez is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended UC Hastings College of the Law... read more >

Roger Dale Wilson

Roger Dale Wilson
2377 W Shaw Ave Ste 208
Fresno, CA 93711
Licensed for 22 years, Roger Dale Wilson is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended San Joaquin College of Law... read more >

Scott Damian Baly

Scott Damian Baly
2220 Tulare St # 300
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 21 years, Scott Damian Baly is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended California Western School of Law... read more >

Roberto R Dulce

Roberto R Dulce
2220 Tulare St # 300
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 26 years, Roberto R Dulce is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Southwestern Law School... read more >

Jeffrey David Dupras

Jeffrey David Dupras
2220 Tulare St Ste 1000
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 22 years, Jeffrey David Dupras is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Central California Coll School of Law... read more >

Douglas Scott Feinberg

Douglas Scott Feinberg
2220 Tulare St # 300
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 24 years, Douglas Scott Feinberg is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended California Western School of Law... read more >

Christopher Thomas Gularte

Christopher Thomas Gularte
2220 Tulare St Ste 1000
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 26 years, Christopher Thomas Gularte is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended UC Hastings College of the Law... read more >

Douglas Edward Haas

Douglas Edward Haas
2220 Tulare St Ste 1000
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 37 years, Douglas Edward Haas is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended San Joaquin College of Law... read more >

Galen Gabriel Rutiaga

Galen Gabriel Rutiaga
2220 Tulare St Ste 1000
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 20 years, Galen Gabriel Rutiaga is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Pepperdine University School of Law... read more >

Stephen Edward Wright

Stephen Edward Wright
2220 Tulare St Ste 1000
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 23 years, Stephen Edward Wright is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended San Joaquin College of Law... read more >

Gabriel Leonard Brickey

Gabriel Leonard Brickey
2220 Tulare St Ste 1000
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 15 years, Gabriel Leonard Brickey is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended San Joaquin College of Law... read more >

Christopher Michael Irwin

Christopher Michael Irwin
2220 Tulare St # 300
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 15 years, Christopher Michael Irwin is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Santa Clara University School of Law... read more >

Deborah Girard Miller

Deborah Girard Miller
2220 Tulare St Ste 1000
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 18 years, Deborah Girard Miller is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Thomas Jefferson School of Law... read more >

William Joseph Terrence

William Joseph Terrence
2220 Tulare St Ste 1000
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 15 years, William Joseph Terrence is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Whittier Law School... read more >

Lourdes Rodriguez Espinosa

Lourdes Rodriguez Espinosa
2220 Tulare St # 300
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 26 years, Lourdes Rodriguez Espinosa is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended San Joaquin College of Law... read more >

Becky Gong

Becky Gong
2220 Tulare St Ste 1000
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 25 years, Becky Gong is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended McGeorge School of Law - University of the Pacific... read more >

Nathan Joel Lambert

Nathan Joel Lambert
2220 Tulare St Ste 1000
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 16 years, Nathan Joel Lambert is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Syracuse Univ College of Law... read more >

Kathy Ann Marousek

Kathy Ann Marousek
2220 Tulare St # 300
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 25 years, Kathy Ann Marousek is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended San Joaquin College of Law... read more >

Douglas Owen Treisman

Douglas Owen Treisman
2220 Tulare St Ste 1000
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 32 years, Douglas Owen Treisman is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Santa Clara University School of Law... read more >

Lara Anathea Clinton

Lara Anathea Clinton
2220 Tulare St Ste 1000
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 17 years, Lara Anathea Clinton is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of San Diego School of Law... read more >

Amythest Louise Freeman

Amythest Louise Freeman
2220 Tulare St Ste 1000
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 16 years, Amythest Louise Freeman is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended San Joaquin College of Law... read more >

Brian Robert Hutchins

Brian Robert Hutchins
2220 Tulare St Ste 1000
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 12 years, Brian Robert Hutchins is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Oak Brook College of Law & Gov't Policy... read more >

William J. Lacy

William J. Lacy
2220 Tulare St Ste 1000
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 15 years, William J. Lacy is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended UC Hastings College of the Law... read more >

Paul John Lyon

Paul John Lyon
3428 E Huntington Blvd
Fresno, CA 93702
Licensed for 25 years, Paul John Lyon is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended James E. Rogers College of Law - University of Arizona... read more >

David Estevez Munoz

David Estevez Munoz
Po Box 1182
Fresno, CA 93715
Licensed for 12 years, David Estevez Munoz is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended UC Hastings College of the Law... read more >

W. Scott Quinlan

W. Scott Quinlan
2333 Merced St
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 38 years, W. Scott Quinlan is a Criminal Defense and Medical Malpractice lawyer who attended San Joaquin College of Law... read more >

Brian C Andritch

Brian C Andritch
Law Office of Brian C. Andritch
2140 Merced Street Suite 105
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 20 years, Brian C Andritch is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI / Drunk Driving lawyer who attended McGeorge School of Law Univ... read more >

Jonathan Rooker

Jonathan Rooker
The Law Office of Jonathan Rooker
191 W. Shaw Ste 209
Fresno, CA 93704
Licensed for 7 years, Jonathan Rooker is a DUI / DWI / Drunk Driving and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Florida... read more >

Jon Kiyoshi Renge

Jon Kiyoshi Renge
Law Office of Jon K. Renge
1340 Van Ness Ave
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 22 years, Jon Kiyoshi Renge is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI / Drunk Driving lawyer who attended McGeorge School of Law - U... read more >

Sam Salhab

Sam Salhab
Law Office of Sam Salhab
2300 Tulare St #120
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 12 years, Sam Salhab is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI / Drunk Driving lawyer who attended Thomas Jefferson School Of Law... read more >

Rick Horowitz

Rick Horowitz
2014 Tulare St #627
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 12 years, Rick Horowitz is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended San Joaquin College of Law... read more >

Salvatore Sciandra

Salvatore Sciandra
4974 N Fresno St Ste 551
Fresno, CA 93726
Licensed for 46 years, Salvatore Sciandra is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of San Diego School of Law... read more >

Daljit S Rakkar

Daljit S Rakkar
Law Men
2300 Tulare Street Suite 250
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 7 years, Daljit S Rakkar is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI / Drunk Driving lawyer who attended San Joaquin COL... read more >

Richard Mehdi Oberto

Richard Mehdi Oberto
516 W Shaw Ave Ste 200
Fresno, CA 93704
Licensed for 13 years, Richard Mehdi Oberto is a Criminal Defense and Appellate Law lawyer who attended UC Berkeley School of Law... read more >

Gregory Warren Fox

Gregory Warren Fox
The Law Office of Gregory W. Fox
191 West Shaw Avenue 208
Fresno, CA 93704
Licensed for 14 years, Gregory Warren Fox is a DUI / DWI / Drunk Driving and Civil Rights lawyer who attended San Joaquin College of Law... read more >

Jack Carson Revvill

Jack Carson Revvill
Law Office of Jack Carson Revvill
2950 Mariposa St Ste 140
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 28 years, Jack Carson Revvill is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended UC Davis School of Law... read more >

Erin Ormonde

Erin Ormonde
2115 Kern St Ste 101
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 25 years, Erin Ormonde is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended San Joaquin College of Law... read more >

Richard Paul Berman

Richard Paul Berman
Law Office of Richard P. Berman
2333 Merced St
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 46 years, Richard Paul Berman is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

William Lionel Schmidt

William Lionel Schmidt
William L. Schmidt,Attorney at Law, P.C.
PO Box 25001 377 W Fallbrook Ave Ste 205
Fresno, CA 93711
Licensed for 19 years, William Lionel Schmidt is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended McGeorge School of Law - University of the Pacific... read more >

Michael Gene Idiart

Michael Gene Idiart
2014 Tulare Street Suite 212
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 44 years, Michael Gene Idiart is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended UC Davis School of Law... read more >
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Criminal Defense Specialty Areas

Criminal Defense Specialty Areas

CBLS Board Certification in Criminal Law - The California Board of Legal Specialization certifies lawyers as specialists in criminal law. Attorney must show substantial experience, completion of specific task requirements, pass an examination, submit to peer review, and show completion of continuing education requirements in criminal law.


Criminal Defense Specialty Areas

NBLSC Certification in Criminal Trial Advocacy - The National Board of Legal Specialty Certification is accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) to certify attorneys as specialists in criminal trial advocacy.



Nonprofit Legal Associations

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Founded in 1958, NACDL is the largest organization for criminal defense lawyers fighting to preserve fairness within America's criminal justice system. The organization has more than 10,000 direct members including criminal defense attorneys in private practice, public defenders in state or federal court, U.S. military defense counsel, law professors and judges.


California Attorneys for Criminal Justice

CACJ works to preserve due process and defend the rights of the accused while providing quality continuing legal education courses to criminal defense lawyers in the State of California.



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