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CaliforniaJuvenile Defense Lawyers in Humboldt County, California

In the juvenile justice system in Humboldt 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 Humboldt 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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Gregory Lee Rael

Gregory Lee Rael
Greg Rael Law Offices
1026 Third Street
Eureka, CA 95501
Licensed for 45 years, Gregory Lee Rael is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Stanford Law School... read more >

Joan Hamilton Turner

Joan Hamilton Turner
PO Box 974
Eureka, CA 95502
Licensed for 16 years, Joan Hamilton Turner is a Juvenile Defense and Child Welfare Law lawyer who attended Notre Dame Law School... read more >

Manny Daskal

Manny Daskal
P O Box 593
Eureka, CA 95502
Licensed for 29 years, Manny Daskal is a Marijuana Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Northeastern University School of Law... read more >

Jeffrey Dean Schwartz

Jeffrey Dean Schwartz
Law Office Jeffrey Schwartz
637 F St
Arcata, CA 95521
Licensed for 43 years, Jeffrey Dean Schwartz is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended The John Marshall Law School... read more >

Donald L Ristow

Donald L Ristow
Paul Hastings LLP
PO Box 308
Miranda, CA
Licensed for 7 years, Donald L Ristow is a Environmental Law and Immigration Law lawyer who attended UCLA School of Law... read more >

Russell James Clanton

Russell James Clanton
1139 H St Ste 1
Arcata, CA 95521
Licensed for 30 years, Russell James Clanton is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Thomas Jefferson School of Law... read more >

Steven Marcus Steward

Steven Marcus Steward
825 5th St Fl 4
Eureka, CA 95501
Licensed for 12 years, Steven Marcus Steward is a Criminal Defense and Administrative Law lawyer who attended Columbus School of Law - The ... read more >

Benjamin Alika Okin

Benjamin Alika Okin
Law Offices of Benjamin Okin
309 O St
Eureka, CA 95501
Licensed for 22 years, Benjamin Alika Okin is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Golden Gate University School of Law... read more >

Karen Jean Roebuck

Karen Jean Roebuck
State Compensation Insurance Fund
800 W Harris St
Eureka, CA 95503
Licensed for 29 years, Karen Jean Roebuck is a Criminal Defense and Workers Compensation lawyer who attended UC Davis School of Law... read more >

Eugene Cowan Denson

Eugene Cowan Denson
PO Box 158
Alderpoint, CA 95511
Licensed for 22 years, Eugene Cowan Denson is a Criminal Defense and Environmental Law lawyer who attended William Howard Taft Univ... read more >

Paul Varden Gallegos

Paul Varden Gallegos
804 3rd St
Eureka, CA 95501
Licensed for 29 years, Paul Varden Gallegos is a Natural Resources / Oil and Gas and Personal Injury lawyer who attended University of La V... read more >

Richard Jay Moller

Richard Jay Moller
PO Box 1669
Redway, CA 95560
Licensed for 41 years, Richard Jay Moller is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended UC Berkeley School of Law... read more >

Mark Wayne Hapgood

Mark Wayne Hapgood
816 3rd St
Eureka, CA 95501
Licensed for 34 years, Mark Wayne Hapgood is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Southwestern Law School... read more >

Neal Ingalls Sanders

Neal Ingalls Sanders
Attorney at Law
320 I St
Eureka, CA 95501
Licensed for 42 years, Neal Ingalls Sanders is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended McGeorge School of Law - University... read more >

Paul Michael Hagen

Paul Michael Hagen
822 G St Ste 7
Arcata, CA 95521
Licensed for 26 years, Paul Michael Hagen is a Real Estate Law and Administrative Law lawyer who attended University of Washington School o... read more >

Robert R Radcliffe

Robert R Radcliffe
PO Box 2656
McKinleyville, CA 95519
Licensed for 34 years, Robert R Radcliffe is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Michael Philip Acosta

Michael Philip Acosta
Law Office of Michael P. Acosta
Cedar St
Eureka, CA 95501
Licensed for 10 years, Michael Philip Acosta is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended Stanford Law School... read more >

Jessica Michelle Felse

Jessica Michelle Felse
PO Box 644
Ferndale, CA 95536
Licensed for 6 years, Jessica Michelle Felse is a Criminal Defense and Wills lawyer who attended Northwestern California U... read more >
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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.


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Northern California Lawyer Referral Service - The Lawyer Referral Service is a community based non-profit service sponsored by Northern California Lawyer Access, Inc., with offices in Grass Valley, CA. Since 1977, this lawyer referral service has helped individuals find an attorney in the northern portions of California. Over time, it has expanded its services to 19 Northern California counties including Humboldt County.



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