My firm's focus is on providing each client with the best defense and advice possible.Example cases
I handled a death penalty case where my client was accused of killing an Oakland Police Officer. After the defense case, the prosecution offered my client a plea to second degree murder.
620 Jefferson Avenue
Redwood City CA 94063
Generally, the initial consultation is free.
Any fixed-priced service or fee would depend on the type of case and the complexity of the case.
Monday through Friday
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
In a modern industrial culture such as ours, everyone's privacy is being eroded unless someone is willing to stand up to authority. I believe my practice of criminal law allows me to stop authority's erosion of these privacy rights. In addition, I believe police and prosecutors are often overzealous in applying criminal sanctions.
It is very important that everyone knows and understands their rights. Client self-education can be very helpful but generally the reason a client seeks legal advice is because he or she wishes to entrust their freedom to a qualified professional.
I am willing to review documents prepared by clients but I also hope that the client is willing to listen to my advice.
I would be willing to coach clients in some circumstances--but clients should be aware of the substantial pitfalls of self-representation.
Legal Aid Society, Juvenile Rights Division (Brooklyn, New York), 1978-1980.
Los Angeles County Public Defender (Los Angeles, California), 1980-1995.
Private Practice, 1995-Present.
My extensive experience in criminal law enables me to spot complex legal issues in order to help my clients get the best results possible.
I have tried more than 150 jury trials and believe that my unique strength is in getting to the heart of the issue and exploiting the weaknesses in the prosecution's case.
I am firm yet respectful while zealously protecting your rights.
I enjoy watching college basketball and discussing politics.
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