Law Office of Geoffrey M. Yaryan

Firm Overview

I have practiced criminal law exclusively for 33 years.

Example cases

Special Circumstances murder trial in Riverside County.

A case involving the charge of conspiracy to distribute 3,200 lbs. of marijuana in United States District Court in San Diego.

Main Office
75280 Highway 111
Suite 101-6
Indian Wells  CA  92210
  • (760) 779-9666
  • (760) 779-1890


Free Initial Consultation?
I offer a free initial consultation.
Services Offered For Fixed Fees?
A flat fee depending on the seriousness and complexity of the criminal charges.
Hourly Rates
I do not have hourly rates.

Office Information

Office Hours
I am available 24 hours a day.
Office Manager
Emergency After Hours
Languages Spoken

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

I found criminal law challenging and interesting.

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

As long as they fully understand what they have learned, it's not a problem.

Is your firm willing to review documents prepared by clients?

In criminal law, this would seldom be a request.

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

It's never advisable to represent yourself in a criminal case.

Geoffrey M. Yaryan

1973-1978: Public Defenders office in Los Angeles County.

1978-1980: Law office of Dennis Caspe, Santa Cruz, California.

1980-1988: Law office of Geoffrey Yaryan, Los Angeles, California.

1988-1998: Law office of Geoffrey Yaryan, Santa Cruz and San Jose, California.

1998 to present: Law office of Geoffrey Yaryan, Palm Desert, California.

I stay current with all the legal literature, reading all the recently published cases and articles in criminal law.

I have tried over 100 criminal jury trials and represented literally thousands of clients in my 33 years of practice.

As a consequence, I have handled virtually every possible type of criminal case. My experience is vast and my knowledge of criminal law extensive.

Aggressive, diplomatic and flexible.

Personal interests:

Sports and music.

  • Bar Number: 54851
    California , 1972
  • University of North Carolina
    J.D. , 1970
    Chapel Hill, NC
  • University of North Carolina
    B.A. , 1967
    Charlotte, NC
    My major was in History with a minor in Political Science.

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