Recognized by Northern California Super Lawyer Magazine 2 years in a row
  • Team of Bay Area Criminal Defense Attorneys Working Together
  • Attorneys On Call Days and Evenings, Reasonable Fees
  • 25 Years Bay Area Courtroom Experience
  • Former Prosecutors and Police Officer on Your Side
  • Harvard, Berkeley and Hastings Attorneys
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Summit Defense Can Help You With: 


• Dismissals Before Court
Civil Compromise
Arrest Records Sealed
Not Guilty Verdict at Trial
First Offenders Programs
Community Service


If you've been accused of a misdemeanor or a serious felony, our goal is always the complete dismissal of all charges. If this isn't possible, we often negotiate solutions for our clients that allow them to avoid jail and sometimes even prosecution.


Call us day or night for a free and confidential case review to discuss your options.


Attorneys On Call, Days and Evenings
All emails and conversations are private and confidential.
Top San Francisco Criminal Attorneys, BBB A+
San Francisco Super Lawyers

Attorney Michelle Spaulding receives superb client testimonial.

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Appeal Democrat

Summit Defense Attorney James Reilly Wins Dismissal for Client Charged with Molestation


Marin Independent Journal

Summit Defense Attorney beats manslaughter charge at trial.


Contra Costa Times

Attorney Rabin Nabizadeh fights Terrorist Threat Charges in Oakland Bomb Scare Case


Sacramento Bee

Charges Dropped After Summit Defense Helps Client in Burglaries Case


New York Times

Summit Defense Represents Defendant in Hewlett-Packard Pretexting Case



Client Testimonials for Summit Defense Attorneys

"Summit Defense Attorneys are the best. They really surpassed all of my expectations. When I went in and met my attorney, I immediately felt like he had the ability to get the job done. My attorney was great; I felt like we really connected. He was fair, professional and honestly cared about my well-being. I highly recommend their services."

- A. Smith




Summit Defense Attorneys Northern California Office Locations

San Francisco Criminal Attorney
Summit Defense Attorneys
580 California Street, 12th Floor
San Francisco , CA , 94104
(415) 666-2316
San Jose Criminal Attorney
Summit Defense Attorneys
2570 N. 1st Street, 2nd Floor
San Jose , CA , 95131
(408) 333-9622
Pleasanton Criminal Attorney
Summit Defense Attorneys
6200 Stoneridge Mall Road, Suite 300
Pleasanton , CA , 94588
(925) 218-4730
Burlingame Criminal Attorney
Summit Defense Attorneys
533 Airport Blvd, Suite 400
Burlingame , CA , 94010
(650) 763-8766
Marin Criminal Attorney
Summit Defense Attorneys
4040 Civic Center Drive, Suite 200
San Rafael , CA , 94903
(415) 524-7717
Oakland Criminal Attorney
Summit Defense Attorneys
1970 Broadway, Suite 1145
Oakland , CA , 94612
(510) 352-1450
Richmond Criminal Attorney
Summit Defense Attorneys
146 Washington Avenue, Suite D
Richmond, CA , 94801
(510) 412-8900
Sacramento Criminal Attorney
Summit Defense Attorneys
770 L St #950
Sacramento, CA , 95814
(916) 830-0061