Surf City Criminal Defense

Surf City Criminal Defense

Surf City Criminal Defense was founded by Lars Shallberg in 2005 and is designed to provide superior representation to those individuals facing criminal, DUI and juvenile offenses in Santa Cruz, Santa Clara, San Mateo and Monterey counties.

Firm Overview

Facing criminal charges is a uniformly daunting prospect. The possible consequences associated with a criminal prosecution can create risk for your reputation, your finances, your very freedom.

In an effort to protect your rights and your interests, it is essential that the representation of an experienced and effective criminal defense attorney be secured at the earliest possible stages of a criminal case.

Lars Shallberg is a highly skilled criminal defense practitioner dedicated to defending individuals accused of committing crimes in California. He understands the importance of timely pre-trial investigation, an effective motions practice and thorough trial preparation.

While Mr. Shallberg's commitment to his craft and advocacy skills are well-known and highly regarded, the hallmark of his practice is the individual attention and personal touch he affords each and every client.

Lars Shallberg represents individuals charged with criminal misconduct and serious criminal cases in Santa Cruz, Santa Clara, San Mateo and Monterey Counties. If you or someone you know is facing criminal prosecution, call Lars Shallberg now at (831)535-2363.

Main Office

Main Office
331 Soquel Avenue, Suite 201
Santa Cruz CA 95060


(831) 535-2363

Lars Shallberg

Surf City Criminal Defense


Bar Number: 135956
California, 1988


Golden Gate University School of Law
Juris Doctor, 1985

University of Nebraska Omaha
Bachelor of Science, 1979

University of Northern Colorado
Liberal Arts/Special Education, Atte

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