San Jose, California Criminal Attorneys
Other Offices: San Francisco (CA) San Rafael (CA)
Law Firm OverviewSummit Defense Attorneys located in San Jose, California only represents individuals charged with or accused of a crime.
Summit Defense also has an in-house Immigration Attorney who works with non-citizen Summit Defense clients. Every day Summit Defense attorneys are in courtrooms fighting for clients' freedom, insisting on the presumption of innocence, and taking police and prosecutors to task when they violate their clients' rights.
We can help you with: Dismissals before Court; Rehabilitation; Civil Compromise; Arrest Records Sealed; Not Guilty Verdict at Trial; Counseling; First Offenders Programs; Community Service. If you've been accused of a misdemeanor or a felony, our goal is always the complete dismissal of all charges. If this isn't possible, we often negotiate solutions that allow our clients to avoid jail and sometimes even prosecution.
Languages: Spanish and English.
Areas of Law
Additional Areas of Law: Juvenile DUI; Driving on a Suspended License; Hit and Run; Prescription Fraud; Trafficking; Bank Fraud; Bankruptcy Fraud; Health Care Fraud; Internet Fraud; Investment Fraud; Securities Fraud; Tax Evasion; Telemarketing Fraud; Grand Theft; Commercial Burglary; Counterfeiting; Email Interception; Extortion; Forgery; Pandering; Pyramid Schemes; Mayhem; Terrorism; Larceny; False Identification; Graffiti; Trespass; Truancy; Vandalism; Violating Curfew; Probation Violations; Hate Crimes; Lewd Conduct; Molestation; Indecent Exposure; Federal Crimes; Property Crimes; Violent Crimes.
Areas of Law Description
Summit Defense Attorneys serves clients in the following areas of practice:
Our seasoned DUI/DWI defense attorneys represent individuals facing charges involving: Juvenile DUI; Aggravated DUI; and Driving on a Suspended License. While we don't condone drunk driving, we understand our job as San Jose DUI Lawyers is to assert our clients' rights in court and during the DMV hearing.
- Drug Offenses
Our firm has a strong record of providing aggressive defense to clients charged with drug crimes including: Cultivation; Distribution; Manufacturing; Possession; Possession of Paraphernalia; Possession for Sale; Prescription Fraud; and Trafficking. If this is your first time being in this type of situation, you may not realize how important finding the right drug lawyer can be.
- Domestic Violence
Domestic violence can happen to any person regardless of age, race or gender. The consequences of a domestic violence conviction are severe. The California District Attorney has a dedicated department whose sole purpose is to seek conviction, either felony or misdemeanor, in each case where charges have been filed even when the accuser does not wish to prosecute.
Being accused of embezzlement can be an overwhelming and frightening. Do not make the mistake of believing that an investigation will just go away. You do not want to be caught off guard and struggling to catch up with the case against you. A San Jose embezzlement lawyer will have the knowledge and experience to help you with your case.
- Sex Offenses
Our sex crimes practice includes: Sex Registration Opt out Strategies; Staff Includes Former Sex Crime Unit Lead DA; Probationary Therapy to Avoid Jail; Respected Psychological and Medical Experts; False Memory and Suggestive Interview Experts; and Computer Forensics Specialists.
- Petty Theft
We have worked with clients accused of shoplifting, petty theft and grand theft from many major Bay Area retail establishments. Most of our clients are honest professional people who hire us to keep their record clean. We've found that some loss prevention personnel are overly aggressive; often misunderstanding what may be an innocent mistake.
Our attorneys defend clients accused of Fraud crimes including: Bank Fraud; Bankruptcy Fraud; Credit Card Fraud; Health Care Fraud; Insurance Fraud ; Internet Fraud; Investment Fraud; Securities Fraud; Tax Evasion/Tax Fraud; Telemarketing Fraud; Wire Fraud.
- White Collar Crimes
We represent clients facing charges such as: Bribery; Computer Hacking; Counterfeiting; Cyber Crime; Email Interception; Extortion; Forgery; Identity Theft; Money Laundering; Pandering; Pyramid Schemes; and Racketeering / RICO.
- Violent Crimes
Our violent crime attorneys can help you in the following types of charges: Aggravated Assault; Arson; Assault and Battery; Domestic Violence; Hate Crimes; Homicide; Manslaughter; Mayhem; Murder; Terrorism; and Theft/Larceny.
Don't let an old mistake get in your way. If you have ever been arrested, convicted of a crime, or been found delinquent in juvenile court, you need take advantage of California law that lets you clean your record. Call us today for a free and confidential case review to discuss your options.
- Federal Cases
Although there are similarities between state and federal court systems, there are important distinctions between them. For example, state prosecutors prosecute state crimes, while leading lawyers from the U.S. Attorney's office prosecute federal crimes. Unlike cases involving state crimes, cases involving federal crimes often involve federal agents and require extensive investigations.
- Probation Violation
If you've been accused of a probation violation, Summit Defense attorneys will work with the courts to reinstate your probation and keep you out of jail. Call us day or night for a free and confidential case review to discuss your options.
- Hit and Run
Hit and Run Accidents occur when one or more parties fail to stop following a collision and then leave the scene of an accident without exchanging the required driver documentation. The accident can involve moving vehicles, a parked vehicle or even personal property.
- Grand Theft
We have worked with clients accused of grand theft from many major Bay Area retail establishments. We've found that some loss prevention personnel are overly aggressive; often misunderstanding what may be an innocent mistake. We are familiar with the illegal tactics used by these stores and can often turn them into advantages when defending our clients.
Mr. Mario Andrews
Mr. Steve Davidson
Mr. Rabin Nabizadeh
Domestic Violence, DUI, DWI, Murder, Sex Crimes
Mr. Robert Preskill
Mr. James Reilly
Criminal Defense, Criminal Law
Ms. Michelle Spaulding
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