Our firm was established in August of 2008.
We focus on criminal defense in both plea negotiations and trials.
732 West 18th Street
Merced CA 95340
I typically charge $50 for an initial consultation, but waive this fee most of the time.
No. I negotiate a fee based on the difficulty of the case, likelihood of trial, etc. I usually charge a flat rate.
$200 per hour.
Monday through Friday
7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
I chose criminal defense because it is an exciting area of law.
I love it when clients educate themselves on legal issues.
I never pass up a chance to review documents prepared by my clients.
I do not act as advisory counsel. I represent, or I do not represent.
I spent three years as a Deputy Alternate Public Defender in Fresno. I handled cases of murder, rape, DUIs, etc.
I like people, and am a top-notch arguer.
My strengths are knowledge of the law, amiability, and ferocity at trial. My style is to talk softly and carry a big stick. Most of the time, disagreements can be settled. However, if one cannot, and it must go to trial, I look forward to saying, "Ladies and gentleman..."Personal interests:
I like lifting weights and swimming, philosophy, literature, and law.
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