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Federal Criminal Defense Attorneys
IN northern california

Defending All Federal Crimes 

If you have been accused of a federal crime...whether drug trafficking, securities fraud, mail fraud, mortgage fraud, bank fraud, money laundering, or conspiracy to commit those crimes...you need an attorney that handles Federal Crimes.


When are Crimes in the Federal System?


Cases are considered to be federal crimes under two main catagories:


  • The crime breaks U.S. Federal Law
  • The crime is committed on federally owned property which may include government buildings, national parks, courts, and airports.


Although there are similarities between state and federal court systems, there are important distinctions between them. For example, state prosecutors prosecute state crimes, while leading lawyers from the U.S. Attorney's office prosecute federal crimes. Unlike cases involving state crimes, cases involving federal crimes often involve federal agents and require extensive investigations.  Federal cases are considered to be "the big leagues" and are only handled by a small subset of criminal defense attorneys.


Summit Defense Attorneys have the expertise and background to defend these cases.


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


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Summit Defense Attorneys

Criminal Defense Attorneys in San Jose, San Francisco, Sacramento and Surrounding Communities

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