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CaliforniaCriminal Defense Lawyers in Riverside, 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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Donald John Hensel

Donald John Hensel
Bartell, Hensel & Gressley
5053 La Mart Dr Suite 201
Riverside, CA 92507
Call 951-788-2230
Donald Hensel is a trial lawyer based in Riverside, California who for 36 years has handled both civil and criminal cases.... read more >
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cdla
California DUI Lawyers Association
Donald John Hensel
Member

Graham D Donath

Graham D Donath
Law Offices of Graham Donath, A.P.C.
4229 Main Street
Riverside, CA 92501
Licensed for 14 years, Graham D Donath is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended UC Hastings College of Law... read more >
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cbls
State Bar of California
Graham D Donath
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law

Kiarash Feyzjou

Kiarash Feyzjou
Kia Feyzjou Law Firm
4275 Main St
Riverside, CA 92501
Licensed for 20 years, Kiarash Feyzjou is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Pepperdine University School of Law... read more >
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cbls
State Bar of California
Kiarash Feyzjou
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law

David Jean Kaloyanides

David Jean Kaloyanides
David J.P. Kaloyanides, A Professional Law Corporation
15338 Central Ave
Chino, CA 91710
Licensed for 28 years, David Jean Kaloyanides is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Loyola Law School - Loyola Marymount University... read more >
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cbls
State Bar of California
David Jean Kaloyanides
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law

Paul Grech Jr

Paul Grech Jr
7095 Indiana Ave Ste 200
Riverside, CA 92506
Licensed for 38 years, Paul Grech Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Southwestern Law School... read more >

Manuel Jess Barba

Manuel Jess Barba
Law Offices of Manuel J Barba
3800 Orange St Suite 100
Riverside, CA 92501
Licensed for 21 years, Manuel Jess Barba is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Western State University College of Law... read more >
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American Chemical Society,<br /> Chemistry and the Law Division
ACS-CHAL Lawyer-Scientist
Manuel Jess Barba
American Chemical Society,
Chemistry and the Law Division

Jeffrey Donald Kent

Jeffrey Donald Kent
McDonnell & Kent
418 East La Habra Boulevard
La Habra, CA 90631
Licensed for 28 years, Jeffrey Donald Kent is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Western State Univ College of Law... read more >
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cbls
State Bar of California
Jeffrey Donald Kent
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law

David E. Wohl

David E. Wohl
Criminal Defense Attorney David Wohl
4255 Main St
Riverside, CA 92501
Licensed for 31 years, David E. Wohl is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended California Western School Of Law... read more >

John Nicholas Aquilina Jr

John Nicholas Aquilina Jr
Law Office of John N. Aquilina
5055 Canyon Crest Dr Ste 221
Riverside, CA 92507
Licensed for 39 years, John Nicholas Aquilina Jr is a Criminal Defense and Appellate Law lawyer who attended Brooklyn Law School... read more >

Darryl Lynn Exum

Darryl Lynn Exum
4129 Main St Ste 200
Riverside, CA 92501
Licensed for 29 years, Darryl Lynn Exum is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of San Diego School of Law... read more >

Peter Joseph Morreale

Peter Joseph Morreale
3877 12th St # 100
Riverside, CA 92501
Licensed for 41 years, Peter Joseph Morreale is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Western State College of Law at Argosy University... read more >

Jacqueline Goodman

Jacqueline Goodman
Law Offices of Jacqueline Goodman
712 N. Harbor Blvd
Fullerton, CA 92832
Licensed for 26 years, Jacqueline Goodman is a Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes lawyer who attended Western State College of Law at Argo... read more >
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State Bar of California
Jacqueline Goodman
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law

Steven L Harmon

Steven L Harmon
4075 Main St
Riverside, CA 92501
Licensed for 48 years, Steven L Harmon is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Loyola Law School - Loyola Marymount University... read more >

Virginia Louise Landry

Virginia Louise Landry
Law Offices of Virginia L. Landry, Inc.
23046 Avenida De La Carlota Suite 125
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
Licensed for 31 years, Virginia Louise Landry is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended National College for DUI Defense, Inc... read more >
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ncdd-bc
National College for DUI Defense
Virginia Louise Landry
Board Certified Specialist in DUI Defense Law

John Lawrence Michels

John Lawrence Michels
7095 Indiana Ave Ste 200
Riverside, CA 92506
Licensed for 22 years, John Lawrence Michels is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Notre Dame Law School... read more >

Stephen Paul Levine

Stephen Paul Levine
Milligan, Beswick, Levine & Knox LLP
323 W Court St Suite 402
San Bernardino, CA 92401
Licensed for 43 years, Stephen Paul Levine is a Criminal Defense and Child Custody / Visitation lawyer who attended Western State School of... read more >
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State Bar of California
Stephen Paul Levine
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law

Daniel Linson Greenberg

Daniel Linson Greenberg
3750 University Ave Ste 550
Riverside, CA 92501
Licensed for 45 years, Daniel Linson Greenberg is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended UC Davis School of Law... read more >

Rajan Ronald Maline

Rajan Ronald Maline
3850 Vine St Suite 100
Riverside, CA 92507
Licensed for 23 years, Rajan Ronald Maline is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of La Verne College of Law... read more >

John Karas

John Karas
Law Office of John Karas
4193 Flat Rock Drive Suite 262
Riverside, CA 92505
Licensed for 36 years, John Karas is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended California School of Law... read more >

Dan R. Shapiro

Dan R. Shapiro
Law Office of Daniel R. Shapiro
5610 Felspar Street
Riverside, CA 92509
Licensed for 30 years, Dan R. Shapiro is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended Western State University School of Law... read more >
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cdla
California DUI Lawyers Association
Dan R. Shapiro
Member

Barry Thomas Simons

Barry Thomas Simons
Law Offices of Barry T. Simons
260 St Ann's Dr
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Licensed for 48 years, Barry Thomas Simons is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended New York Law School... read more >
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ncdd-bc
National College for DUI Defense
Barry Thomas Simons
Board Certified Specialist in DUI Defense Law

Brooke D Eno Elia

Brooke D Eno Elia
Law Offices of Brooke D Elia
4124 Sunnyside Dr
Riverside, CA 92506
Licensed for 9 years, Brooke D Eno Elia is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended California Southern LS... read more >

Andrei Lapine

Andrei Lapine
Lapine and Forse
4075 Elventh St
Riverside, CA 92501
Andrei Lapine is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

Diana Vargas

Diana Vargas
Vargas Law Offices
7161 Indiana Ave Ste B
Riverside, CA 92504
Licensed for 8 years, Diana Vargas is a Criminal Defense and Immigration Law lawyer who attended University of La Verne College of Law... read more >

James D Riddet

James D Riddet
903 Calle Amanecer Ste 350
San Clemente, CA 92673
Licensed for 53 years, James D Riddet is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Robert H. McKinney School of Law - Indiana University... read more >

Zulu Abdullah Ali

Zulu Abdullah Ali
Law Offices of Zulu Ali
2900 Adams St. Suite C130
Riverside, CA 92504
Licensed for 13 years, Zulu Abdullah Ali is a Personal Injury and Bankruptcy lawyer who attended Trinity Law School... read more >

Carlos Lagunas Juarez

Carlos Lagunas Juarez
3651 3rd St
Riverside, CA 92501
Licensed for 41 years, Carlos Lagunas Juarez is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended UC Davis School of Law... read more >

Jeremy Neil Goldman

Jeremy Neil Goldman
19200 Von Karman Ave Suite 300
Irvine, CA 92612
Licensed for 25 years, Jeremy Neil Goldman is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Western State College of Law at Argosy University... read more >

Virginia McAvoy Blumenthal

Virginia McAvoy Blumenthal
Blumenthal Law Offices
3993 Market Street
Riverside, CA 92501
Licensed for 45 years, Virginia McAvoy Blumenthal is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended California Southern LS... read more >

Brian Neal Gurwitz

Brian Neal Gurwitz
1422 Edinger Ave Ste 100
Tustin, CA 92780
Licensed for 26 years, Brian Neal Gurwitz is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended McGeorge School of Law - University of the Pacific... read more >

Rudolph Ernst Loewenstein

Rudolph Ernst Loewenstein
5031 Birch St Ste 100
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Licensed for 42 years, Rudolph Ernst Loewenstein is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended McGeorge School of Law - University of the Pacif... read more >

Joshua P. Visco

Joshua P. Visco
Criminal Defense Attorney Josh Visco
8333 Foothill Blvd Suite 100
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
Licensed for 14 years, Joshua P. Visco is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Thomas Jefferson School Of Law... read more >
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State Bar of California
Joshua P. Visco
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law

Rosa Elena Sahagun

Rosa Elena Sahagun
4505 Allstate Dr STE 102
Riverside, CA 92501
Licensed for 18 years, Rosa Elena Sahagun is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended Fowler School of Law - Chapman Univ... read more >

Lynne Marie Patterson

Lynne Marie Patterson
Law Offices of Lynne Patterson
14121 Beach Blvd
Westminster, CA 92683
Licensed for 30 years, Lynne Marie Patterson is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Loyola Law School - Loyola Marymount University... read more >

Stephen Randolph Sweigart

Stephen Randolph Sweigart
Law Office of Stephen R Sweigart
28581 Old Town Front St Suite 102
Temecula, CA 92590
Licensed for 23 years, Stephen Randolph Sweigart is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Seton Hall University School Of Law... read more >
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cbls
State Bar of California
Stephen Randolph Sweigart
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law

Jason Ryan Thompson

Jason Ryan Thompson
Thompson Advocacy
4760 Felspar St
Riverside, CA 92509
Licensed for 10 years, Jason Ryan Thompson is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of La Verne College of Law... read more >

Suzanne M. Ferguson

Suzanne M. Ferguson
Suzanne M. Ferguson, Attorney at Law
27475 Ynez Road Suite 283
Temecula, CA 92591
Licensed for 14 years, Suzanne M. Ferguson is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of San Diego, School of Law... read more >
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ncdd
National College for DUI Defense
Suzanne M. Ferguson
General Member

Sean Alan Davitt

Sean Alan Davitt
4333 Orange St Ste 102
Riverside, CA 92501
Licensed for 31 years, Sean Alan Davitt is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Western State College of Law at Argosy University... read more >

Charles Edward Kenyon

Charles Edward Kenyon
3750 University Ave Ste 550
Riverside, CA 92501
Licensed for 15 years, Charles Edward Kenyon is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Pepperdine University School of Law... read more >

James Carl Teixeira

James Carl Teixeira
Law Offices of James Teixeira
3891 Tenth St
Riverside, CA 92501
Licensed for 41 years, James Carl Teixeira is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Western State College of Law at Argosy University... read more >

Elia A Naqvi

Elia A Naqvi
The Law Offices of Elia Naqvi
600 W Santa Ana Blvd Suite 910
Anaheim, CA 92701
Licensed for 20 years, Elia A Naqvi is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Univ of Western Ontario... read more >

Dennis Kuntz

Dennis Kuntz
Law Office of Dennis Kuntz
165 W Hospitality Ln Suite 28
San Bernardino, CA 92408
Licensed for 10 years, Dennis Kuntz is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Univ of LaVerne College of Law... read more >

Kasey Alyson Castillo

Kasey Alyson Castillo
6848 Magnolia Ave Ste 100
Riverside, CA 92506
Licensed for 15 years, Kasey Alyson Castillo is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Fowler School of Law - Chapman University... read more >

Joseph William Galasso III

Joseph William Galasso III
3877 12th St Ste 208
Riverside, CA 92501
Licensed for 18 years, Joseph William Galasso III is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Western State College of Law at Argosy Universi... read more >

Monrow Mabon

Monrow Mabon
Law Offices of Mabon & Associates
PO Box 55672
Riverside, CA
Licensed for 33 years, Monrow Mabon is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Glendale University College of Law... read more >

Jonathan Adam Rapel

Jonathan Adam Rapel
6848 Magnolia Ave
Riverside, CA 92506
Licensed for 8 years, Jonathan Adam Rapel is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of La Verne College of Law... read more >

Chad Raymond Maddox

Chad Raymond Maddox
Law Offices of Chad R. Maddox
5120 E. La Palma #207
Anaheim, CA 92807
Licensed for 20 years, Chad Raymond Maddox is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Western State College of Law at Argosy U... read more >
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cdla
California DUI Lawyers Association
Chad Raymond Maddox
Member

Jack Michael Earley

Jack Michael Earley
34 Executive Park # 210
Irvine, CA 92614
Licensed for 46 years, Jack Michael Earley is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Loyola Law School - Loyola Marymount University... read more >

Daryl D. Anthony

Daryl D. Anthony
Orange County Criminal Defense Attorney Law Firm
515 South Harbor Blvd Suite #E
Anaheim, CA 92805
Licensed for 29 years, Daryl D. Anthony is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Beasley School of Law - Temple University... read more >

Courtney Elizabeth Pilchman

Courtney Elizabeth Pilchman
2030 Main St Suite 1300
Irvine, CA 92614
Licensed for 20 years, Courtney Elizabeth Pilchman is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Chapman Univ 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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