San Francisco

Obtaining the services of the best San Francisco criminal defense attorney is essential when you have been charged with a criminal offense. Bay Area Criminal Lawyers, PC main office is located in San Francisco, California in the heart of the Financial District. Firm owner and senior attorney David J. Cohen has practiced in San Francisco, California since 1996, first establishing a satellite office for Cohen & Hubachek, and then opening the firm Bay Area Criminal Lawyers, PC (BACL). He has continued his emphasis on defense of white collar and violent offenses, including the defense of the first federal computer crimes jury trial in the Northern District of California, the defense of two of the largest securities fraud cases ever brought in that district, and the defense of the largest and most expensive multi-defendant special circumstance murder trial in the history of Contra Costa County, while also expanding his practice to all aspects of state and federal criminal defense.

Bay Area Criminal Lawyers, PC is now comprised of Mr. Cohen and two full-time associates: Alexander P. Guilmartin and Clint C. Christoffersen, three highly experienced of counsel criminal defense attorneys, all of whom having worked with Mr. Cohen for between 10 and 15 years, three administrative staff members, including an office manager, legal secretary and legal/administrative assistant, as well as an experienced legal marketing and management consultant.

A defense lawyer that places all focus and attention on your individual case is essential for the best possible outcome. Bay Area Criminal Lawyers, PC offers the best San Francisco criminal defense attorneys to work aggressively on your behalf to obtain the best results possible, whether you have been charged with fraud, drug possession, computer crime or even a federal offense.

Bay Area Criminal Lawyers, PC is a team of qualified lawyers who believe in giving each client the personal attention they deserve. Our criminal defense attorneys have the in-depth knowledge and expertise necessary to obtain the best outcome possible. Your choice of defense attorneys should be based on an exceptional track record, experience and knowledge of the law to secure a positive outcome for your matter.

Attorney Clint C. Christoffersen

Being convicted of a crime carries with it heavy fines and possible imprisonment – not to mention the impact to your future and reputation. Our dedicated team of the best San Francisco criminal defense attorneys will work tirelessly in your defense against all allegations. At Bay Area Criminal Lawyers, PC, we understand the difficulties in navigating the criminal justice system and treat our clients with compassion and care; explaining the status of your case each step of the way.

Individuals from any walk of life may find themselves in a situation that has undesirable repercussions. By hiring a dedicated and experienced San Francisco criminal attorney, you are ensured your best interest is placed at the forefront of our work. Our hard working team of San Francisco criminal defense lawyers work tirelessly to achieve the very best possible outcome for you.

When choosing the best San Francisco criminal lawyer, you want to choose an attorney who is dedicated to seeking justice in your matter. We are not interested in building a list of clients, but are zealously dedicated to seeking justice for each and every client we help.  The experienced team of criminal defense attorneys at Bay Area Criminal Lawyers, PC have the knowledge, dedication and drive to push all available resources to the limits to get the best possible outcome for your case and help get your life back on track.

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