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Summit Defense Criminal Attorneys

Summit Defense is Northern California’s largest exclusively  Criminal Defense Law Firm.  Our attorneys are all highly experienced, aggressive and battle tested.  We have taken much care in putting this team together in an effort to provide you with the best legal team in the bay area.   The Summit Defense legal team includes three former prosecutors, a former Police Officer, a Board Certified Appellate Specialist and attorneys who graduated from the country’s top law schools.


Summit Defense offers a free initial consultation and their staff is available 24/7 to answer legal questions. Summit Defense is proud to be an A+ rated member of the Better Business Bureau and a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Their accomplishments in the courtroom are well known in the legal community and include a recent a double murder trial win.

James Reilly

Attorney at Law

James Reilly's accomplishments in the courtroom are well known in the Northern California legal community. A former supervising prosecutor and current defense attorney with over 20 years of criminal law experience under his belt, Jim is one of those rare individuals who is a success at everything he does. As a former supervising DA, James Reilly knows when prosecutors are bluffing and always pushes for a better outcome—including winning at trial.

Collin Moore

Attorney at Law

Collin Moore believes that his job is to analyze each client's individual situation, develop a strategy to solve the client's needs and then fight for his client to obtain the best possible result. His goal in all cases is either dismissal or a win at trial.

Alison Minet Adams

Attorney at Law of Counsel: Criminal Appeals Certified Specialist

Widely recognized and admired in the legal community for over 30 years for her success in criminal appeals law and post conviction in California and Federal Courts, Alison Minet Adams has won cases at all levels including in both the California and US Supreme Courts.

Mario Andrews

Former Prosecutor and Police Officer on Your Side

It is no mystery why Mario Andrews gets extraordinary results for Summit Defense clients. Mr. Andrews is the perfect storm in the world of criminal defense…a former police officer, investigator, and prosecutor. Very few defense attorneys have a better understanding of how the other side works.


Attorney at Law

Mr. Mossman is considered to be an expert in the immigration law field and presents seminars to other attorneys on relevant immigration subjects.


Attorney at Law

Mr. Rabin Nabizadeh is a staunch, single minded advocate with years of experience and a proven track record in both Federal and State courts.

Deepti sethi

Attorney at Law

Before joining Summit Defense, Deepti Sethi worked for the public interest in several capacities. She has consistently advocated for those without power and those who find themselves up against large institutions.

Patricia Campi

Attorney at Law

Patricia Campi has been practicing law for the past 27 years all over the State of California after graduating from Ventura College of Law. While she spent her first 15 years practicing in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties, for the last 12 years she has specialized in criminal defense practicing primarily in Sacramento, Placer, El Dorado, Nevada and Yolo Counties.</p> <p>

Tennille Duffy

Attorney at Law

Tennille Duffy has a unique professional background that sets her apart as an attorney that critically examines the actions of the police and the prosecution, from every angle, to best defend her client’s rights.

Ross Pytlik

Attorney at Law

Mr. Pytlik is a seasoned Criminal Defense attorney and former prosecutor with years of experience conducting trials and testimonial hearings. He was selected four times as a Northern California “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers, a designation awarded to no more than 2.5% of attorneys in the state.

Jessica San Luis

Senior Paralegal

Jessica is a Bay Area native with more than twenty years of experience as a paralegal. Prior to joining Summit Defense, Jessica worked at a nationally-recognized immigration litigation firm. She also interned at the Contra Costa County Office of the Public Defender, representing defendants in criminal court proceedings, as well as the Habeas Corpus Resource Center, representing condemned inmates. She is a fluent Spanish-speaker.

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