Douglas L. Gardner, Attorney at Law

Firm Overview

I am an experienced attorney who focuses on what I know best, criminal law.

This firm was established in June, 2009.

Example cases

In 20+ years of practice I have handled just about every conceivable type of criminal case imaginable. I was even a court appointed law clerk for a serial killer who represented himself before I passed the bar.

Main Office
1650 Oregon St.
Suite 111
Redding  CA  96001
  • (530) 242-6500
  • (530) 242-6566


Free Initial Consultation?
Services Offered For Fixed Fees?
Negotiable, but I like flat fee arrangements. They allow me to focus on the case and the client rather than the time clock.
Hourly Rates

Office Information

Office Hours
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

As there is no one but me in the office, if I am in court the office is closed and the phone is answered by voice mail. Office appointments can be made to meet the client's needs.
Emergency After Hours

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

It's what I know best.

What is your firm's point of view regarding clients educating themselves on legal issues?

The more the client knows about his predicament and the law, the better.

Is your firm willing to review documents prepared by clients?

Certainly; even better are letters prepared by victims and witnesses.

Is your firm willing to coach clients who want to represent themselves?

No, I do not advise self-representation.

Douglas Gardner

1989 to 2009 - Senior Deputy District Attorney, Shasta County
1987 to 1989 - Deputy Public Defender, Shasta County

I worked my way through law school in the restaurant business as a waiter, bartender, and manager. That public service and contact exposed me to a vast array of people and experiences. This is really just a public service and people oriented business too.

I am a people person.

Personal interests:

I like different cultures and consequently travel is my favorite past time.

  • Bar Number: Admisssion to the Ca
  • Bar Number: 121471
    California , 1985
  • John F. Kennedy University, School of Law
    JD , 1982
    Pleasant Hill, CA
  • John F. Kennedy, School of Law
    J.D. , 1982
    Pleasant Hill, CA
  • California State University
    B.S. , 1976
    Chico, CA
    Major in Public Administration, Minor in Economics.

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