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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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David Raymond Mugridge

David Raymond Mugridge
Law Offices of David R Mugridge
5767 E Park Cir Dr
Fresno, CA 93727
Licensed for 34 years, David Raymond Mugridge is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended San Joaquin College of Law... read more >
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cbls
State Bar of California
David Raymond Mugridge
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law

James Patrick Lambe

James Patrick Lambe
5132 North Palm Avenue, P.M.B. 240
Fresno, CA 93704
Licensed for 43 years, James Patrick Lambe is a Criminal Defense and White Collar Crime lawyer who attended University of Illinois College ... read more >
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cbls
State Bar of California
James Patrick Lambe
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law

James Raymond Homola

James Raymond Homola
2950 Mariposa St Ste 250
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 46 years, James Raymond Homola is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of San Diego School of Law... read more >

Curtis Bonghoon Sok

Curtis Bonghoon Sok
Law Offices of Curtis B. Sok
452 N Blackstone Ave
Fresno, CA 93701
Licensed for 21 years, Curtis Bonghoon Sok is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Western State College of Law at Argosy University... read more >
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cbls
State Bar of California
Curtis Bonghoon Sok
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law

Edward Marshall Hodgkins

Edward Marshall Hodgkins
1186 W Shaw Ave Ste 103
Fresno, CA 93711
Licensed for 43 years, Edward Marshall Hodgkins 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 19 years, Tina Marie Barberi is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended California Western School of Law... read more >
nacdl
nacdl
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Tina Marie Barberi
Member

Michael G. McKneely

Michael G. McKneely
Michael McKneely, Criminal Defense Lawyer
2300 Tulare Street Ste 115
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 11 years, Michael G. McKneely is a White Collar Crime and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended McGeorge School Of Law Universi... read more >
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ncdd
National College for DUI Defense
Michael G. McKneely
General Member

Terry Alan Wapner

Terry Alan Wapner
Wapner Jones, PC.
401 W Fallbrook Ave Suite 201
Fresno, CA 93711
Licensed for 33 years, Terry Alan Wapner is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended San Joaquin College of Law... read more >
American Chemical Society,<br /> Chemistry and the Law Division
American Chemical Society,<br /> Chemistry and the Law Division
ACS-CHAL Lawyer-Scientist
Terry Alan Wapner
American Chemical Society,
Chemistry and the Law Division

Jeffrey Tyson Hammerschmidt

Jeffrey Tyson Hammerschmidt
2445 Capitol St Ste 150
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 33 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
2300 Tulare St Ste 215
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 42 years, Mark A Broughton is a Criminal Defense and White Collar Crime lawyer who attended Western State College of Law at Ar... read more >

Margarita Maria Martinez

Margarita Maria Martinez
Law Office of Margarita Martinez-Baly
2333 Merced St
Fresno, CA 93711
Licensed for 32 years, Margarita Maria Martinez 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 39 years, W. Scott Quinlan is a Criminal Defense and Medical Malpractice lawyer who attended San Joaquin College of Law... read more >
nacdl
nacdl
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
W. Scott Quinlan
Member

Roger Dale Wilson

Roger Dale Wilson
2377 W Shaw Ave Ste 208
Fresno, CA 93711
Licensed for 23 years, Roger Dale Wilson is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended San Joaquin College of Law... read more >

Scott Damian Baly

Scott Damian Baly
2135 Fresno St # 100
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 22 years, Scott Damian Baly is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended California Western School of Law... read more >

Christopher Michael Irwin

Christopher Michael Irwin
2220 Tulare St # 300
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 16 years, Christopher Michael Irwin is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Santa Clara University School of Law... read more >

Lourdes Rodriguez Espinosa

Lourdes Rodriguez Espinosa
2135 Fresno St # 100
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 27 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 26 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 17 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 26 years, Kathy Ann Marousek is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended San Joaquin College of Law... read more >

Amythest Louise Freeman

Amythest Louise Freeman
2220 Tulare St Ste 1000
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 17 years, Amythest Louise Freeman is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended San Joaquin College of Law... read more >

William J Lacy

William J Lacy
2220 Tulare St Ste 1000
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 16 years, William J Lacy is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended UC Hastings College of the 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 21 years, Brian C Andritch is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific... read more >

David Estevez Munoz

David Estevez Munoz
3333 E American Ave Building 701, Ste E
Fresno, CA 93725
Licensed for 13 years, David Estevez Munoz is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended UC Hastings College of the Law... read more >

Jonathan Rooker

Jonathan Rooker
The Law Office of Jonathan Rooker
191 W. Shaw Ste 209
Fresno, CA 93704
Licensed for 8 years, Jonathan Rooker is a DUI / DWI and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Florida... read more >
American Chemical Society,<br /> Chemistry and the Law Division
American Chemical Society,<br /> Chemistry and the Law Division
ACS-CHAL Lawyer-Scientist
Jonathan Rooker
American Chemical Society,
Chemistry and the Law Division

Jon Kiyoshi Renge

Jon Kiyoshi Renge
Law Office of Jon K. Renge
1340 Van Ness Ave
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 23 years, Jon Kiyoshi Renge is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended McGeorge School of Law - University of the... read more >

Daljit S Rakkar

Daljit S Rakkar
Law Men
2300 Tulare Street Suite 250
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 8 years, Daljit S Rakkar is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended San Joaquin COL... read more >

Sam Salhab

Sam Salhab
Law Office of Sam Salhab
2300 Tulare St #120
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 13 years, Sam Salhab is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Thomas Jefferson School Of Law... read more >

Rick Horowitz

Rick Horowitz
2014 Tulare St #627
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 13 years, Rick Horowitz is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended San Joaquin College of Law... read more >

Jesus Martinez

Jesus Martinez
Law Offices of Jesus Martinez
4781 E Gettysburg Ave Suite 118
Fresno, CA 93726
Licensed for 2 years, Jesus Martinez is a Immigration Law and Seal or Expunge Criminal Record lawyer who attended California Western School... 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 15 years, Gregory Warren Fox is a DUI / DWI and Civil Rights lawyer who attended San Joaquin College of Law... read more >
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cdla
California DUI Lawyers Association
Gregory Warren Fox
Member

Richard Mehdi Oberto

Richard Mehdi Oberto
516 W Shaw Ave Ste 200
Fresno, CA 93704
Licensed for 14 years, Richard Mehdi Oberto is a Criminal Defense and Appellate Law lawyer who attended UC Berkeley School 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 29 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 26 years, Erin Ormonde is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended San Joaquin College of Law... read more >

Dan Moseley

Dan Moseley
2014 Tulare St Ste 611
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 3 years, Dan Moseley is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended UC Hastings College of the Law... read more >

William Lionel Schmidt

William Lionel Schmidt
William L. Schmidt,Attorney at Law, P.C.
377 W Fallbrook Ave Ste 205
Fresno, CA 93711
Licensed for 20 years, William Lionel Schmidt is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended McGeorge School of Law - University of the Pacific... read more >

Ronald Dewey Smith

Ronald Dewey Smith
2014 Tulare St #627
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 43 years, Ronald Dewey Smith is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended San Joaquin College of Law... read more >

Mark Wade Coleman

Mark Wade Coleman
Nuttall Coleman & Drandell
2333 Merced St
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 30 years, Mark Wade Coleman is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended San Joaquin College of Law... read more >

Franz Andre-Mari Criego

Franz Andre-Mari Criego
PO Box 661
Fresno, CA 93709
Licensed for 39 years, Franz Andre-Mari Criego is a Criminal Defense and Child Custody / Visitation lawyer who attended Northrop Univ Schoo... read more >
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cbls
State Bar of California
Franz Andre-Mari Criego
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law

Miles Austin Harris

Miles Austin Harris
2115 Kern St 101M
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 14 years, Miles Austin Harris is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Loyola Law School - Loyola Marymount University... read more >

William Richard Frank

William Richard Frank
Law Offices of William R Frank
1327 N St
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 33 years, William Richard Frank is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended San Joaquin College of Law... read more >

Roger Taylor Nuttall

Roger Taylor Nuttall
Nuttall & Coleman
2333 Merced St
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 51 years, Roger Taylor Nuttall is a Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes lawyer who attended Hastings College of Law, Universit... read more >

Marina Gonzales

Marina Gonzales
Law Ofc Marina Gonzales
1315 Divisadero St
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 23 years, Marina Gonzales is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended San Joaquin College of Law... read more >

Annette T Smurr

Annette T Smurr
Law Office of Annette T. Smurr
2014 Tulare St Suite 528
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 18 years, Annette T Smurr is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Golden Gate University School of Law... read more >

Derek Paul Wisehart

Derek Paul Wisehart
Law Offices of Derek P. Wisehart
2330 W Main St
Visalia, CA 93291
Licensed for 25 years, Derek Paul Wisehart is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Tulane University Law School... read more >

Hristo Kostadinov Bijev

Hristo Kostadinov Bijev
1330 L St B
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 19 years, Hristo Kostadinov Bijev is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended UC Davis School of Law... read more >

Kevin Peter Rooney

Kevin Peter Rooney
2445 Capitol St #150
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 37 years, Kevin Peter Rooney is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Emory University School of Law... read more >

Billy C Washam

Billy C Washam
7429 N First St #104
Fresno, CA 93720
Licensed for 7 years, Billy C Washam is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Indiana University Maurer School of Law... read more >

Rafael Torres Jr

Rafael Torres Jr
Law Office of Ralph Torres
2357 S Orange Ave
Fresno, CA 93725
Licensed for 33 years, Rafael Torres Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended UC Davis School of Law... read more >

John Alan Meyer

John Alan Meyer
Meyer Law and Research Services
2014 Tulare St Ste 200
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 17 years, John Alan Meyer is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended UC Hastings College of the Law... read more >

Mark Lloyd Siegel

Mark Lloyd Siegel
Richard A Ciummo & Associates
2014 Tulare St Suite 420
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 14 years, Mark Lloyd Siegel is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Loyola Law School - Loyola Marymount University... 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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