If you or a loved one are in need of the best criminal defense attorneys in Stanislaus County, Bay Area Criminal Lawyers, PC is here to help you. Although Bay Area Criminal Lawyers, PC has physical locations based in San Francisco and Dublin, California, the team regularly handles matters out of Stanislaus County and throughout all of California.

Stanislaus County Superior Court is home to the main courthouse located in Modesto and hears matters stemming out of Ceres, Hughson, Modesto, Newman, Oakdale, Patterson, Riverbank, Turlock, and Waterford as well as the 13 unincorporated communities within the county.

Bay Area Criminal Lawyers, PC is a team of hard-working Stanislaus County criminal defense lawyers who believe in giving each client the personal attention they deserve. Our team of attorneys are dedicated to ensuring each client feels supported and understands each step of the criminal justice process as it relates to their matter. Bay Area Criminal Lawyers, PC will work aggressively on your behalf to obtain the best results possible, whether you have been charged with frauddrug possessioncomputer crimehomicidecomplex federal offenses, or need assistance with post-conviction relief.

Firm owner David J. Cohen, Esq., is an experienced criminal defense attorney. He has tried over 75 federal and state criminal cases to juries, and briefed and argued more than 60 federal and state direct appeals, more than 25 habeas corpus petitions, and well over 100 writs. He has experience working with both major law firms and with the government.

Bay Area Criminal Lawyers, PC regularly handles approximately 70 to 80 criminal cases at any one time. Mr. Cohen serves as lead counsel on each case; one of the associates or of counsel are generally assigned to serve as second chair. Bay Area Criminal Lawyers, PC is comprised of firm owner David J. Cohen, Esq., and four full-time associates: Jason T. CampbellAlexander P. GuilmartinClint C. Christoffersen, and Brenly L. Pereira, two highly experienced of counsel criminal defense attorneys, three administrative staff members, including an office managerlegal secretary, and legal/administrative assistant, as well as an experienced legal marketing and management consultant.

The experienced and compassionate attorneys at Bay Area Criminal Lawyers, PC are available to speak with you any time, any day, and offer free initial consultations as well as reasonable fees and financing options

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