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  • 26 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
  • San Francisco, CA

David H.

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“If you’re like me, picking an attorney to handle your DUI case is difficult. I had no past experiences with attorneys let alone DUIs nor did any of my close friends or family. Therefore all I could do was read reviews, speak directly with a few options, and compare rates. That said, I clearly made the right choice for a few reasons. I submitted to a blood test which came back with a BAC of 1.1. I got pulled over in San Mateo County on 101 by CHP which as I understand is not the most sympathetic county to DUI offenders. Long story short, Aaron got it down to a wet reckless which was huge based on the difference in penalties. He also won the DMV hearing. Throughout the process he was accessible, knowledgeable and honest about my options, prospects, and best courses of action. He is clearly very experienced with handling DUIs which is very important to confirm with any attorney you decide to choose. He also handled my case personally which is not always the case with other DUI attorneys who as I understand will take your money and then delegate your case to a less experienced associate. And to top it off, his rates are extremely reasonable and competitive based on the rates quoted to me by other attorneys. At the very least I would give him a call and talk about your case. He spent a fair amount of time with me over the phone free of charge and explained to me what I could expect as well as what he brings to the table as a DUI attorney. All in all it was as good of an experience as one can expect when faced with what is a pretty stressful and unfortunate situation.”

Haynes K.

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Simply stated, Aaron Bortel is one of the finest DUI attorneys specializing in DUI cases. I hired Aaron after my DUI arrest (.12 BAC). Initially, after my arrest, I really had no idea how to proceed in finding a good lawyer to represent my case. Thankfully, a very close friend sent me Aarons profile link. After reading his simple, yet very informative link, I immediately had a very good feeling about him so I gave him a call. He almost immediately called me back, and from that first conversation, Aaron was nothing short of amazing! He literally made what could have been one of the worst experiences in my life, into one that became a positive, less heartbreaking one. I owe him MANY thanks for my life! I can never say quite enough about the talented Mr. Bortel, however, if you are in the unfortunate position of getting arrested for a DUI, look no further. Aaron Bortel is the attorney for you!

Justin R.

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Someone very close to me chose Aaron to represent him for a DUI. He had interviewed several of San Francisco best DUI/criminal defense attorneys before settling on Aaron and it turned out to be one of the best decisions of his life. Aaron walked him through the entire process (lots of moving pieces, even and especially after the court decision) and was always available to answer questions. He knows his stuff and he is a nice guy to boot. My friend got the best possible legal outcome for his situation and will be able to put this experience behind him much sooner because of expertise demonstrated by Aaron Bortel.

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  • 2 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 19 min

Aaron D.

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I got a little worried there when it was about to start court but, you made it with time to spare. Everything went smoothly. Thank you very much. You were worth every penny spent. I know I could have never gotten the deal you got me. My girl and I thank you from the bottom of our hearts. I've changed a lot in my life since then and I appreciate you letting me get this over with this quickly.  I hope I never need a lawyer again for anything but, if I do you are definitely first on my list. Hell your the only one on my list. Thanks again for the excellent job well done. Much better then I expected May God bless you and your family.

Joseph W.

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Ari Rief is one of the very BEST young Defense lawyers in the San Francisco Bay Area!!!! He is Knowledgeble, Articulate, Witty, and 100% Committed to each one of his clients. He will do whatever research is needed and spend as much time as needed to get his clients the very best judgement possible!! You will be overly pleased with this Defense Attorneys expertise!!!

Julia E.

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An amazing attorney! I am 100% satisfied. He helped get my case dismissed with no hassles, and didn't overcharge me.

  • 4 years in business
  • Pittsburg, CA

Greg W.

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Needed help with my criminal case. I was fearful and intimidated. Mr. Kuyawa walked me through the entire process and procedure. He made me feel better about my situation and kept me out of jail! God bless him.

Amy J.

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He assisted me with a landlord/tenant dispute. He was extremely professional and knowledgeable. I highly recommend him as an attorney.

Rui C.

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Conrad is a outstanding lawyer. Great communication. He handled my difficult case with ease. Thank you

  • 25 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 8 hours

Shakur A.

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If there were 1/2 stars I would have given a 4.5. Tim is deceptively good! He is proactive and leverages his people and negotiating skills for favorable results. If you are looking for results oriented counsel he is solid. His delivery and interaction is quirky but he drives to resolution.

Jtrease S.

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Very Attentive . Responded back quickly with much help .

  • 41 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 3 hours

Anna F.

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I highly recommend Dennis Lempert. He was very very responsive. He talk to me straight forward and help me with what my case is. I felt so comfortable while I was talking to him. I felt like a father talking to a daughter. He straight forward tell me what to do and make me feel so comfortable. So if you need someone to represent you on any criminal case he's the wright one. I'm positive he will be on your side all way. He will never let you fail. He have a lot of experiences and he will listen to you and contact you keep you update on everything. Thankyou again Mr Lempert and God bless you with your good work and your family.

Gregg B.

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I highly recommend the Law Offices of Dennis Alan Lempert. He was very responsive, was very straight forward and did what he said he would do. I give Dennis 5 stars.

  • 27 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 7 min

Brad F.

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Mr. Morales was extremely professional from the moment I presented my case. He listened, provided clear options and moved quick to a full resolution resulting on complete clearing of my case. He has, by his actions and knowledge, reminded me of the difference between good and excellent. Mr. Morales is clearly in the EXCELLENT list. Needless to say I am very thankful and would openly recommend him with high marks! BF

Ivan B.

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Fantastic attorney who kept it honest and worked diligently to get the best outcome possible. I appreciated his sincerity and his responsiveness. Someone always answered the phone and he was great via email too.

Talia J.

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My case was handled beautifully. I had no worries. I got the exact outcome that I had hoped for! I would recommend Christopher Morales to anyone in need of an excellent attorney!

Bob T.

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I had Mr Cross as my attorney representing me on my second offense DUI Case. Let me tell you he was alway quick to return calls, i actually felt like being taken care of, and at the end of the day he got my charge expunged! Thank you Tony

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DUI and expungement lawyer Bob Mortland is a criminal defense attorney in the Bay Area. Mr. Mortland has successfully defended clients in a wide array of criminal dilemmas.

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We are specializing in criminal defense litigation in these areas: * Assault and Battery * Burglary * Business and Professional Code Violations * Credit Card Fraud * Domestic Violence * Drug Offenses * Driving Under The Influence (DUI) * Driving Without Insurance (DWI) * DMV Hearing * Embezzlement * Expungement of Criminal Records * Grand Theft * Petty Theft * Homicide * Juvenile Offenses * Probation Violations * Robbery * Weapon Offenses When it comes to criminal law cases, an experienced and effective criminal defense attorney can mean the difference between a prison sentence, reduced charges, or even a complete dismissal of the charges. Fitch Criminal Defense, PC is dedicated to defending your rights, and is committed to the principal of the presumption of innocence.

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I am an experienced criminal and civil litigation attorney. I am a former state prosecutor, federal judicial law clerk and federal appellate court staff attorney.

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Being arrested and charged with a criminal offense may well be the most challenging thing you've ever experienced. The state and federal governments have nearly limitless power and resources to build cases against you. The Law Office of M. Kamran Meyer is here to level the playing field by guiding you through the often complicated court processes, and by providing you with diligent and vigorous criminal defense, DUI, and drunk driving representation throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. Our office offers client-centered criminal defense in state and federal misdemeanor and felony matters, ranging from DUI/drunk driving and marijuana/narcotics related, crimes to burglary/robbery, financial crimes, identity theft, sex crimes, and crimes of violence. We can also assist you with the process of wiping your criminal record through California's expungement or records sealing provisions. Protect your family, your freedom, and your future by contacting the Law Office of M. Kamran Meyer, and allow us to help you navigate the justice system. From initial investigations to arrests, criminal charges, jury trial, and beyond, the Law Office of M. Kamran Meyer is here to defend your liberty and protect your constitutional rights. Being physically injured, defrauded, or otherwise civilly damaged can leave you feeling helpless and violated. For many, obtaining redress for their losses can be prohibitively confusing, time consuming and frustrating. The Law Office of M. Kamran Meyer also provides representation in a broad array of civil matters, including personal injury, vehicular collision, libel and slander, landlord/tenant, restraining order matters, and breach of contract cases throughout San Francisco and the surrounding Bay Area communities. If your physical health, home, property, financial security, or personal reputation has been injured by a person, business, or governmental body, contact the Law Office of M. Kamran Meyer so that we may assist in the protection of your rights and interests under the law. Our practice areas are: * Criminal Defense: • Assault • Battery • Identity Theft • Sex Crimes • Marijuana Sales and Growing Drugs • Narcotics • Robbery • Theft • Larceny • Fraud • DUI • Drunk Driving Arson • Criminal Threats • Vandalism • Gun and Weapon Offenses • Child Abuse • Hit and Run • Domestic Violence • Resisting Arrest • Reckless Driving • Suspended License • Expungement • Trespassing • Protesting * Civil Representation • Personal Injury • Libel • Slander • Car Accidents • Trespassing • Restraining Orders • Nuisance • Breach of Contract • Landlord/Tenant • Infliction of Emotional Distress • Civil Harassment • Restitution Proceedings • DMV Hearings • Driver's License Suspensions • Emergency Protective Orders Professional Licensing Hearings • Bicycle Accidents • General Litigation

  • San Mateo, CA

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We are San Mateo's DUI lawyer and criminal defense attorney. Have you been charged with a crime, stopped for a DUI or other traffic offense? You deserve immediate help from an experienced attorney. Call now!

  • 33 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • San Francisco, CA

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I am San Francisco defense attorney Mike Ross, and I have practiced criminal law throughout the Bay Area for over twenty-five years. You need an experienced, aggressive attorney on your side, fighting for the rights you deserve. And you need one as soon as possible. Call me now to discuss your case for free. We can arrange an in-person consultation so you can make the best decision for yourself. I am one of the easiest lawyers in San Francisco to get in touch with. After hours calls and appointments are available. Jail visits are also available. I am a former Deputy Attorney General (Criminal Division) and former Special Prosecutor, and I now represent clients who are charged with a criminal offense. I have personally defended over 3,500 criminal cases, including "Three Strikes," heavy felonies, misdemeanors, and over 1,000 DUI cases. I believe that good representation in any type of criminal case requires a lawyer with a broad background and experience defending heavy felony cases where the client's freedom, or even life, has been at stake. From the first case I handled as a San Francisco defense attorney, I realized that communication and cooperation between attorney and client are indispensable in getting the best outcome of the case. A client's satisfaction is based on he or she knowing that everything that can be done for the client's case is being done. This is the kind of experience that I will bring to your case as your defense lawyer in San Francisco, the Bay Area courts, and the courts of any of the outlying areas of Northern California. Call me for an evaluation of your criminal case, free of charge, even for a second opinion.

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Are you charged with a crime? See an excellent attorney for less. Receive Stanford Law criminal defense for DUI, domestic violence, sex crimes, and assault.

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Criminal Defense is our primary practice area. We represent clients in all Bay Area courts with an emphasis on the South Bay. We have served the community for over 35 years and have been called Silicon Valley's trusted law firm. We give all cases the lead attorney's personal attention and always communicate closely with our clients. We have a professional team approach that often involves use of investigators and forensic psychologists.

  • Fairfield, CA

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The Choyce Law Firm is a Fairfield and Solono Personal Injury law firm and DUI law center. At The Choyce Law Firm, we are the experts in criminal defense law and we also handle all kinds of DUI cases and Personal Injury Cases. Call us today for a free consultation.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Oakland, CA

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If you are facing criminal charges, you need an experienced and tough lawyer whom you can trust. I have over 21 years of experience as a criminal defense attorney. I opened a solo criminal defense office in 2004 after being a public defender in Contra Costa County from 1988-2004. I have extensive trial experience, having tried at least 75 jury trials, including murder, rape, kidnapping, arson, DUI and drug-related charges. Consult with me on any type of state or federal criminal matter, from expungements, misdemeanors or felonies to appellate work. I offer reasonable fees. Payment plan and credit cards are accepted through Paypal. I offer free consultation, and I can travel to anywhere in California. Check my website for more information.

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I look at my business as a way to help people get their lives back in order. My goal is for people to leave my office with information that will help them work towards a better future.

  • San Francisco, CA

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We are San Francisco's DUI attorneys and criminal lawyers, working at the Law Offices of Sam Salhab. Call us today, and ask about our free consultations for DUI and criminal defense.

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Mr. Knecht is an attorney in Solano County, serving clients in the Vacaville, Napa, Fairfield, Dixon and Yolo counties superior courts in CA. Mr. Knecht focuses on law, criminal defense and civil litigation. The Law Offices of David W. Knecht is dedicated to defending, protecting, and serving you, the client. Our mission is to help you resolve your problems and achieve your goals.

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Being charged with a crime, any crime, is serious. I am an experienced trial lawyer specializing in criminal defense. I have won dozens of jury trials. It’s important to have an attorney that is willing and able to go to trial. If the District Attorney does not think you are serious about fighting your case you are not going to get the best deal. If a plea is in your best interest there are often alternatives to jail and prison. My office is located in downtown San Jose. If you are charged with a crime and you want to know what you are facing and what you can do to fight your case, please call me and schedule a free consultation. I am experienced in all types of criminal charges, including: Domestic Violence Vandalism Assault and Battery Petty and Grand Theft Burglary Prostitution and Solicitation Driving under the Influence Felony DUI DUI homicide Drug possession and Sales Failure to Register 3-Strikes Romero Motions

  • 18 years in business
  • San Jose, CA

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Valencia, Ippolito and Bowman have the experience and credentials to handle any criminal defense matter. Our firm was named Firm of the Year and Attorney of the Year in Newsweek Magazine. If you have been accused of a serious crime, your primary concern is protecting your reputation, your career and your future. Your immigration status may even be at stake if you are convicted. There are factors to consider beyond the cost of your defense. Quality matters.

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I can help with all criminal cases, both state and federal, and I have been doing this for 46 years. After law school in Berkeley, I went to Albany, Georgia and did civil rights litigation for 3 years, then on to NYC as the first staff person for the Center for Constitutional Rights, working with Bill Kunstler for another 3 years, and then back to California, working with Michael Kennedy for another 3 years when I opened my own office in Oakland. During that period of time, I was part of the defense team in both the Chicago 8 case and the Angela David case, doing all the pre-trial motions with Prof. Michael Tigar. Thereafter, I represented Dennis Banks, American Indian Movement, for 13 years, a case that went to the U.S. Supreme Court twice until we finally achieved victory. I also represented Cesar Chaves and the Farmworkers Union, as well as many other movement organizations, including SDS. I have tried four murder cases to successful "not guilty" verdicts. I was president of California Attorneys for Criminal Justice (CACJ) and on the board of the National Association Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), which is the leading national organization of criminal defense lawyers. I served on the board for 12 years. I have taught at Stanford and the University of San Francisco -- training courses on "how to do it" for law students. I have lectured for NORML and NACDL, as well as to groups of young lawyers. I have testified as an expert witness in criminal law matters on a number of occasions. I have tried state and federal cases from San Francisco to New York City and a lot of places in between. I am a member of the California Bar and admitted to practice in several U.S. district courts, as well as three different courts of appeal and the United State Supreme Court. Currently, I do primarily marijuana defense, although I also do the full roster of criminal cases. I am currently involved in a stem cell prosecution (fed. Las Vegas) and a Medicare fraud (fed. in San Jose). Most cases are done on a flat fee basis.

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If you are facing criminal charges such as DUI, theft crimes, drug crimes, sex crimes, white collar crimes, or violent weapons crimes, then you need to contact a Dublin criminal defense lawyer. The Law Office of Ivan O.B. Morse is equipped to handle all your criminal defense-related needs. Contact the firm today.

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We provide private practice of law, emphasizing on litigation, constitutional law, and criminal defense in Alameda County. Louis J. Goodman, is a former Alameda County Deputy District Attorney. We have substantial courtroom experience. We have tried over fifty cases to jury verdict. Our team of legal professionals have successfully represented thousands of individuals charged with criminal offenses in Alameda County. In fact, our practice is limited to representing individuals accused of crime in Alameda County. Whether your matter concerns driving under the influence, related DMV issues, domestic violence, theft, narcotics, violence, homicide, insurance fraud, or other accusations, we shall be happy to discuss your matter without fee. We maintain excellent professional relationships with the Courts, the District Attorney's Office, the Probation Department, and the police agencies, in an effort to effectively get excellent results for our clients. We successfully litigate, and negotiate on behalf of our clients. Please do not hesitate to contact us for a free consultation.

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