Criminal Law

Northern California Bay Area Criminal Defense Lawyers

If you or your loved one has been accused of a crime, you should contact an experienced criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible. Our criminal defense attorneys can protect your rights against any charges and accusations you face.

Experienced Northern California Criminal Defense Attorney

In the past 30 years, Bay Area defense lawyer Leon J. Mezzetti, Jr., has helped hundreds of people accused of a variety of crimes, including the following:

DUI/drunk driving : Anyone accused of drunken driving needs an experienced DUI/DWI attorney by his or her side to help avoid jail time or large fines. Our legal team has helped hundreds of people in Northern California fight their DUI/DWI charges.

Drug cases : We help people accused of drug possession, driving under the influence of drugs, possession with intent to sell (drug dealing or drug trafficking), sales, transport, and manufacturing of meth, crank, marijuana, cocaine, heroin, and more.

Assault and battery : Whether you are accused of hitting someone in a bar fight or sexual assault, our law firm will defend you against assault and battery charges.

Domestic violence : Our criminal defense lawyers help people accused of domestic violence and facing Emergency Protective Orders (EPOs), restraining orders, and more.

Traffic tickets, citations : Are you facing traffic tickets or traffic offense charges for reckless driving, speeding, or another traffic infraction or misdemeanor? Contact us. We also help truck drivers with log book violations, scale violations, equipment violations, speeding, and other truck driving infractions and misdemeanors.

DMV hearings : We help clients who have a California Department of Motor Vehicles hearing (California DMV hearing) regarding the revocation or suspension of their driver's license for DUI/DWI or another traffic infraction.

Property crimes : We provide aggressive defense to clients accused of burglary, robbery, home invasion, petty theft, grand theft, and other property crimes.

Theft : We defend individuals facing charges for a wide variety of theft-related crimes, including shoplifting, larceny, armed robbery, auto theft, identity theft, credit card theft, embezzlement, fraud, and more.

Sex offenses : We defend clients accused of molestation, sexual battery, indecent exposure, Internet crimes, illegal pornography, online solicitation, rape, and more.

Juvenile offenses : Juveniles often face the same criminal charges as adults. Our lawyers help minors accused of juvenile delinquency, including vandalism, robbery, rape, gang activity, traffic violations, drunk driving, reckless driving, evading arrest, and more.

White collar crime : We understand that when you are accused of a white collar crime, your life changes very suddenly. We are here to defend you against charges of fraud, embezzlement, conspiracy, and more.

Three-strikes law : Even a relatively minor crime can put someone behind bars for life if it is a third felony. We provide aggressive defense against California three-strikes charges.

Real estate / foreclosure fraud : If you have been targeted in a real estate investigation, talk to one of our attorneys as soon as possible. We will investigate the accusations against you and protect your rights.

Contact a Former Alameda County Prosecutor and Criminal Defense Lawyer With 30 Years of Criminal Law Experience

For a free confidential consultation, and for further information regarding how an ex-prosecutor and Bay Area criminal defense attorney can put 30 years of criminal law experience to work for you, contact us, or call us at 510-791-1836, or visit our offices. Experience really does matter: don't trust your freedom to an inexperienced criminal defense lawyer.

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