Ivan O.B. Morse, Attorney at Law

Ivan O.B. Morse, Attorney at Law

Firm Overview

My firm was established in 1982.

95% of my cases are Criminal Defense;
5% of my cases are Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts, Trust Administration and Civil Rights.

Example cases

1. Charge: Grand Theft
Result: Case Dismissed

2. Charge: Felony Drunk Driving with Injury
Result: Reduced to Misdemeanor

3. Charge: Felony Hit and Run
Result: Case Dismissed

4. Charge: Drunk Driving
Result: Case Dismissed

5. Charge: Hit and Run
Result: Case Dismissed

6. Charge: DMV Hearing
Result: License Kept - no suspension

7. Charge: Child Molestation
Result: Reduced to disturbing the peace

8. Charge: Impersonating a Peace Officer
Result: Case Dismissed

9. Charge: Driving with a Suspended License
Result: Case Dismissed

10. Charge: Spousal Abuse - Domestic Violence
Result: No jail

The foregoing are examples only and do not predict the outcome of your case.

Main Office

11700 Dublin Blvd
Suite 240
Dublin CA 94568


(925) 828-5307


(925) 829-2443


Free Initial Consultation?

Yes, as long as it takes.

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

$1,500 and up for Criminal Defense.

Hourly Rates

August 2007, $450 per hour for Estate Planning and Civil Rights cases.

Office Information

Office Hours

9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday.

Weekend and Evening Appointments are available.
(925) 828-5307
Call 24/7 !!

Office Manager

Sherry Morse

Emergency After Hours


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

I love helping people, and I love defending the Constitution of the United States of America. Couple the foregoing with my years of experience as an Oakland Police Officer and it can be seen that Criminal Defense is natural for me.

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

I believe that the dissemination of information is paramount to a free society. The more one learns and knows, the better.

Is your firm willing to review documents prepared by clients?

I review documents all the time for clients accused of a crime.

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

100% willing. I assist individuals all the time in Criminal Defense matters.

Ivan O.B. Morse

Ivan O.B. Morse, Attorney at Law

Prior to opening my firm, I was an Oakland Police Officer for seven years.

I have 33 years of experience with the criminal justice system. I enjoy helping people and my clients know that. I am an experienced trial attorney with experience in Criminal Defense of such alleged crimes as: shoplifting, drunk driving, drunk driving with injury, vehicular manslaughter, hit and run, domestic violence, elder abuse, possession of controlled substances, illegal drugs, child abuse, grand theft, petty theft, illegal sex with minors, prostitution, child molestation, indecent exposure, juvenile crimes, white collar crimes, felonies, misdemeanors, federal crimes, state crimes, and all other alleged crimes against person or property.

I am also an experienced Estate Planning attorney, having prepared numerous estate plans including trusts, simple wills, testamentary trusts, living wills, living trusts, probate avoidance, trust administration, beneficiary's rights, heir's rights, powers of attorney, etc., for small, medium and large estates.

I have experience in Civil Rights Law, Discrimination Law, Real Estate Law, Personal Injury Law and Employment Law, just to name a few. My experiences working within the criminal justice system continue to make me a better lawyer.

My strength lies in my background and experience. I know what police are thinking when they are putting together a police report. I know what it takes to properly investigate an alleged crime. When you hire me you are hiring 33 years of experience with the criminal justice system. You can be assured that I will review the scene of the incident, put myself in your shoes, be knowledgeable of the law, and file the requisite motions. In many cases I can even get your case dismissed with a motion to suppress due to the police not properly enforcing the law.

Personal interests:

The U.S. Constitution, Harley Davidson Motorcycles, flying, scuba diving, swimming and staying abreast of recent appellate and supreme court rulings.


Bar Number: 99987
California, 1981


San Francisco Law School
Doctor of Jurisprudence, 1981

University of California, Berkeley
B.A., 1973

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