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CaliforniaJuvenile Defense Lawyers in Contra Costa County, California

In the juvenile justice system in Contra Costa County, California, the primary goal is to rehabilitate the child or teenager.


The juvenile justice system also protects the public. Important differences exist between the criminal justice system in adult courts and juvenile courts.


When choosing a criminal defense attorney for a juvenile court case in or around Contra Costa County, California, consider the attorney's training and experience with these types of cases.


Attorneys often provide a free consultation and charge a flat rate for attorney fees and costs for juvenile delinquency and criminal defense cases.


Many of the top juvenile defense attorneys in the United States belong to the National Juvenile Defender Center (NJDC). Created in 1999, NJDC supports criminal defense attorneys who represent children in juvenile court. In 2005, the National Juvenile Defender Center separated from the American Bar Association (ABA) to become an independent organization.


NJDC gives juvenile defense attorneys a platform to exchange information, build partnerships, improve advocacy skills and participate in the national debate over juvenile justice.


The mission of the NJDC is to "promote justice for all children by ensuring excellence in juvenile defense." Learn more about the NJDC.

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Blackie Burak

Blackie Burak
Blackie Burak, Attorney At Law
1701 N California Blvd # 8
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Licensed for 49 years, Blackie Burak is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended University of San Francisco School of Law... read more >

Joseph Michael Tully

Joseph Michael Tully
Tully & Weiss
713 Main St
Martinez, CA 94553
Licensed for 22 years, Joseph Michael Tully is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Golden Gate Univ School of Law... read more >

Peter John Johnson

Peter John Johnson
2125 Oak Grove Rd Ste 315
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
Licensed for 28 years, Peter John Johnson is a DUI / DWI and Civil Rights lawyer who attended Golden Gate University School of Law... read more >

Markus Dombois

Markus Dombois
Markus Dombois Law
910 Court St
Martinez, CA 94553
Licensed for 18 years, Markus Dombois is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Golden Gate University School of Law... read more >

Daniel Aaron Horowitz

Daniel Aaron Horowitz
Law Office of Daniel Horowitz
PO Box 1547
Lafayette, CA 94549
Licensed for 41 years, Daniel Aaron Horowitz is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended Southwestern Law School... read more >

Dennis Michael Young

Dennis Michael Young
Law Office of Dennis M. Young
1945 Contra Costa Blvd #2368
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Licensed for 36 years, Dennis Michael Young is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended UC Berkeley School of Law... read more >

Michael Jay Markowitz

Michael Jay Markowitz
630 San Ramon Valley Blvd suite 100
Danville, CA 94526
Licensed for 39 years, Michael Jay Markowitz is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Golden Gate University School of Law... read more >

Patrick Ewing Clancy

Patrick Ewing Clancy
3478 Buskirk Ave Ste 150
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Licensed for 47 years, Patrick Ewing Clancy is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Loyola Law School - Loyola Marymount University... read more >

Anthony Guy Ashe

Anthony Guy Ashe
1975 Willow Pass Rd
Bay Point, CA 94565
Licensed for 32 years, Anthony Guy Ashe is a Criminal Defense and White Collar Crime lawyer who attended McGeorge School of Law Univ of the... read more >

Qiana Teri Washington

Qiana Teri Washington
Washington & Associates
1470 Maria Ln Suite 240
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Licensed for 17 years, Qiana Teri Washington is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended USC Gould School of Law... read more >

Paul Martin Feuerwerker

Paul Martin Feuerwerker
Law Ofc Linda Fullerton
54 Railroad Ave
Richmond, CA 94801
Licensed for 22 years, Paul Martin Feuerwerker is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended UC Hastings College of the Law... read more >

Thomas Francis McKenna

Thomas Francis McKenna
201 N Civic Dr Ste 225
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Licensed for 36 years, Thomas Francis McKenna is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended John F Kennedy University School Of L... read more >

Derek Richard Ewin

Derek Richard Ewin
201 N Civic Dr #225
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Licensed for 28 years, Derek Richard Ewin is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended UC Davis School of Law... read more >

Carmela Anne Caramagno

Carmela Anne Caramagno
PO Box 1811
Lafayette, CA 94549
Licensed for 32 years, Carmela Anne Caramagno is a Criminal Defense and Appellate Law lawyer who attended UC Hastings College of the Law... read more >

Ronald Paul Rives Jr

Ronald Paul Rives Jr
Law Offices of Rives & Rives
2211 Railroad Ave
Pittsburg, CA 94565
Licensed for 11 years, Ronald Paul Rives Jr is a Personal Injury and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended McGeorge School of Law - Universi... read more >

Arthur Fred Coon

Arthur Fred Coon
Miller Starr & Regalia
1331 N California Blvd 5FL
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Licensed for 35 years, Arthur Fred Coon is a Real Estate Law and Drug Crimes lawyer who attended UC Davis School of Law... read more >

Karen Lee Landau

Karen Lee Landau
460 Center St Ste 6935
Moraga, CA 94556
Licensed for 28 years, Karen Lee Landau is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended UC Berkeley School of Law... read more >

Daniel Baxter Shriro

Daniel Baxter Shriro
PO Box 6624
Moraga, CA 94570
Licensed for 14 years, Daniel Baxter Shriro is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended UC Berkeley School of Law... read more >

Patrick George Cannon

Patrick George Cannon
1503 Macdonald Ave Suite A
Richmond, CA 94801
Licensed for 31 years, Patrick George Cannon is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended UC Hastings College of Law San Francisco CA... read more >

Christopher Alan Martin

Christopher Alan Martin
21 Orinda Way Ste C, # 222
Orinda, CA 94563
Licensed for 20 years, Christopher Alan Martin is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended California Western School of Law... read more >

Karan K. Gill

Karan K. Gill
Law offices of Karan K. Gill
1990 North California Blvd., 8th Floor
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Licensed for 8 years, Karan K. Gill is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended John F Kennedy University School Of Law... read more >

Waldo George Hesseltine

Waldo George Hesseltine
Pedder Hesseltine Walker & Toth, LLP
3445 Golden Gate Way
Lafayette, CA 94549
Licensed for 51 years, Waldo George Hesseltine is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended Golden Gate University School of La... read more >

Joseph Damien O'Sullivan

Joseph Damien O'Sullivan
3641 Mt Diablo Blvd Ste 1785
Lafayette, CA 94549
Licensed for 46 years, Joseph Damien O'Sullivan is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Lincoln College of Law... read more >

William Eugene Gagen Jr

William Eugene Gagen Jr
630 San Ramon Valley Blvd suite 100
Danville, CA 94526
Licensed for 52 years, William Eugene Gagen Jr is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended UC Berkeley School of Law... read more >

Jared Parnell Eisenstat

Jared Parnell Eisenstat
The Law Office of Jared Eisenstat
1966 Tice Valley Blvd Ste 439
Walnut Creek, CA 94595
Licensed for 34 years, Jared Parnell Eisenstat is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law - Yeshiva Univer... read more >

Ashley Jean Bargenquast

Ashley Jean Bargenquast
Tully & Weiss Attorneys at Law
713 Main St
Martinez, CA 94553
Licensed for 6 years, Ashley Jean Bargenquast is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended UC Davis School of Law... read more >

Donald Ray Nobles

Donald Ray Nobles
2121 N California Blvd Ste 290
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Licensed for 21 years, Donald Ray Nobles is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of San Francisco School of Law... read more >

Brittany Halley Hendrix-Smith

Brittany Halley Hendrix-Smith
535 Main St Ste 201
Martinez, CA 94553
Licensed for 9 years, Brittany Halley Hendrix-Smith is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended Fowler School of Law - Chapman... read more >

David Joseph Larkin

David Joseph Larkin
1806 Bonanza St
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Licensed for 41 years, David Joseph Larkin is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended John F Kennedy University School Of Law... read more >

Mary Patricia Carey

Mary Patricia Carey
2121 N California Blvd # 1005
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Licensed for 36 years, Mary Patricia Carey is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of San Francisco School of Law... read more >

Allison Dondero Anderson

Allison Dondero Anderson
3348 N Lucille Ln
Lafayette, CA 94549
Licensed for 13 years, Allison Dondero Anderson is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of San Francisco School of Law... read more >

David John Briggs

David John Briggs
54 Railroad Ave
Richmond, CA 94801
Licensed for 40 years, David John Briggs is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended UC Berkeley School of Law... read more >

Linda Fullerton

Linda Fullerton
54 Railroad Ave
Richmond, CA 94801
Licensed for 43 years, Linda Fullerton is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Golden Gate University School of Law... read more >

William Thomas Lowe

William Thomas Lowe
PO Box 871
El Cerrito, CA 94530
Licensed for 43 years, William Thomas Lowe is a Criminal Defense and Appellate Law lawyer who attended UC Berkeley School of Law... read more >

Michael Edmund Cardoza

Michael Edmund Cardoza
1407 Oakland Blvd Suite 200
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Licensed for 49 years, Michael Edmund Cardoza is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended McGeorge School of Law - University of the Pacific... read more >

Robin Lee Lipetzky

Robin Lee Lipetzky
800 Ferry St
Martinez, CA 94553
Licensed for 23 years, Robin Lee Lipetzky is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended UC Berkeley School of Law Berkeley CA... read more >

James Douglas McWilliams

James Douglas McWilliams
PO Box 1502
San Ramon, CA 94583
Licensed for 52 years, James Douglas McWilliams is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Michael E. Moritz College of Law - The Ohio State... read more >

Matthew John Fregi

Matthew John Fregi
2843 Romora Bay Dr
Pittsburg, CA 94565
Licensed for 6 years, Matthew John Fregi is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended John F Kennedy University School Of Law... read more >

Carmen Stone Gutman

Carmen Stone Gutman
2855 Mitchell Dr Ste 115
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
Licensed for 4 years, Carmen Stone Gutman is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended John F Kennedy University School Of Law... read more >

Kenneth Maurice Moyal

Kenneth Maurice Moyal
1849 Clayton Rd
Concord, CA 94520
Licensed for 17 years, Kenneth Maurice Moyal is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended McGeorge School of Law - University o... read more >

Ethan Patrick Niedermeyer

Ethan Patrick Niedermeyer
961 Ygnacio Valley Rd
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Licensed for 7 years, Ethan Patrick Niedermeyer is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of San Francisco School of Law... read more >

Michael Logan Rains

Michael Logan Rains
2300 Contra Costa Blvd Ste 500
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Licensed for 42 years, Michael Logan Rains is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Golden West Univ... read more >

Elisabeth L Walts

Elisabeth L Walts
PO Box 632
Lafayette, CA 94549
Licensed for 13 years, Elisabeth L Walts is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended John F Kennedy University School Of Law... read more >

Conrad Joseph Kuyawa

Conrad Joseph Kuyawa
Law Offices of Conrad J. Kuyawa
823 Central Ave
Pittsburg, CA 94565
Licensed for 7 years, Conrad Joseph Kuyawa is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended University of San Francisco School of L... read more >

Michael Peter Semansky

Michael Peter Semansky
Semansky Law Firm
535 Main St Ste 3
Martinez, CA 94553
Licensed for 50 years, Michael Peter Semansky is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended University of San Francisco Sch... read more >

Leandro Herrera Duran

Leandro Herrera Duran
Law Office of Leandro H Duran
1990 N California Blvd Fl 8
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Licensed for 35 years, Leandro Herrera Duran is a Commercial Real Estate Law and Family Law lawyer who attended UC Hastings College of the ... read more >

Leslie Robin Azcona

Leslie Robin Azcona
3478 Buskirk Ave # 261
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Licensed for 28 years, Leslie Robin Azcona is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer... read more >

John Diaz Coker

John Diaz Coker
John Diaz Coker
525 Marina Blvd
Pittsburg, CA 94565
Licensed for 54 years, John Diaz Coker is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Golden Gate University School of Law... read more >

Kevin Michael Gross

Kevin Michael Gross
Chevron
6001 Bollinger Canyon Rd
San Ramon, CA 94583
Licensed for 15 years, Kevin Michael Gross is a Criminal Defense and White Collar Crime lawyer who attended UCLA School of Law... read more >

Pieter Keith Williams

Pieter Keith Williams
PO Box 847
Lafayette, CA 94549
Licensed for 7 years, Pieter Keith Williams is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended John F Kennedy University School Of La... read more >
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Juvenile Defense Specialty Areas

Board Certification

National Association of Counsel for Children - NACC is accredited by the ABA to certify attorneys as child welfare law specialists and works to improve the quality of legal representation of children in dependency, juvenile delinquency, and family law cases.



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.


About Contra Costa County

Find a Lawyer in Contra Costa County

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