San Rafael Criminal Defense Attorneys

If you’ve been accused of a misdemeanor or a serious felony – whether in Marin county or elsewhere in the Bay Area – 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.


SAN RAFAEL OFFICE

 

Summit Defense Logo

Summit Defense

4040 Civic Center Dr #200
San Rafael, CA 94903

Contact us now

free consultation






Accused of a Criminal Offense in San Rafael?

Summit Defense is Marin County’s premier criminal defense firm. We handle felony and misdemeanor charges arising any where in Marin county including, San Rafael, Novato, Sausalito, Tiburon, Mill Valley and Sausalito.

Some of the common types of criminal cases we handle in San Rafael are:

Client Reviews from San Rafael

Submit your review
1
2
3
4
5
Submit
     
Cancel
Create your own review
Average rating:  
 6 reviews
by Timothy J on Summit Defense
Location: Novato
Charge: Indecent Exposure

I can’t imagine where I would be had it not been for Collin Moore.  He is an amazing attorney and just an all around great man.  Very Happy with the result.

by Alvaro P on Summit Defense
Charge: Domestic Violence/Probation Violation

Where do I even begin to describe Mr. Reilly?  The most honest, thorough and knowledgeable person I had ever met.  They don’t make them like this anymore.

by Stephan G on Summit Defense
Location: Novato
Charge: Probation Violation

Collin Moore pulled off a miracle. We had all given hope given the judge saying he would sent my brother to 9 years in prison over and over. We hired Collin because he was recommended by a friend who is a lawyer. Collin got all the files from los angeles and convinced the judge to give my brother probation and drug treatment. Amazing lawyer

by Vicky R on Summit Defense
Location: San Rafael
Charge: DUI/Child Endangerment

From the start, these guys were confident and calm and the most affordable quote I got. Collin Moore answered all my calls and was a beast during the DMV hearing. It felt like his was defending his own child…

I did a lot of research before hiring this firm and I am so happy I picked them. No dui on my record and no suspension of license.

by Victor D on Summit Defense
Location: Mill Valley
Charge: Second DUI

Client – Victor D
Case Second DUI

I never imagined anyone would believe how I came to be found with hundreds of chid porn, that I was trying to download a game patch and ended up with a virus and unable to remove these videos.  It took two years and relentless work from this team to convince the District Attorney that I was, in fact, innocent.  I owe my life to this firm. 
 

by Victoria C on Summit Defense
Location: Sausalito
Charge: Domestic Violence

As a journalist, I was terrified of a conviction for domestic violence and interviewed many attorneys before hiring Summit Defense.  Attorney Collin Moore was able to convince the District Attorney not to press charges and even managed to get my record sealed.  It is now as if the arrest did not happen. 

Successful Case Results in San Rafael

Client: Chris A
Location: San Rafael
Attorneys: Rabin Nabizadeh, Collin Moore
Charge(s): Client had two strike priors for a case in Los Angeles. He had continued to abuse drugs and was given a “last chance” or he would face the maximum penalty (9 years in state prison). Chris violated probation by failing to report and testing positive. Both probation department and District Attorney demanded the full nine year sentence and the judge agreed. We set the matter over for a probation hearing.

Result: After a lengthy hearing, the court agreed to allow client a chance at a residential facility.

Client: Spencer R
Location: San Rafael
Attorneys: Rabin Nabizadeh, Collin Moore
Charge(s): Domestic Violence

Result: Mr. Moore was able to convince the District Attorney that despite a confession and injuries, the case should be dismissed given the victim’s past credibility issues.

Client: Fahim K.
Location: San Rafael
Attorneys: Rabin Nabizadeh, Steve Davidson
Charge(s): Charges possession of child pornography

Client, an immigrant, was charged with possession of hundreds of images and video containing child pornography and was facing 9 years in state prison and deportation.

We retained a forensic expert and were able to show that the images could have been left added due to glitch in Bit Torrent-file sharing software and that this was corroborated by several on-line complaints by users.
Result: immigration safe plea to misdemeanor. No sex offender registration.

Court Information for San Rafael

JAIL INFORMATION FOR SAN RAFAEL/MARIN COUNTY

  • Marin County Jail – this is the only jail for Marin County and where all San Rafael inmates – male and female – are booked, processed, and held.

Driving Directions to Summit Defense in San Rafael, CA

From North (Novato)

Get on Highway 101 driving South. Stay on 101 for about seven miles, passing the Bel Marin Keys and Ignacio Valley Preserve on your way. Take exit 455 toward Terra Linda. You’ll pass the Four Points Sheraton as you exit the Highway. Take the first left onto Manuel T Fritas Pkwy, going under Highway 101. Continue Straight on Manuel T Fritas Pkwy and up the hill. Our office is by Café 4040.

From South (Mill Valley)

Get on Highway 101 N for 8 miles, passing Corte Madera Marsh State Marine Park, San Quentin State Prison, and Boyd Memorial Park. After passing through the heart of San Rafael, take exit 455, close to Lagoon Park. Once off the freeway, take the first right and drive up the hill. You’ll pass Dermatology Consultants-Marin on your way up. Our office is in the same building as Car Q and Smarty Ants Inc.

From West (Lagunitas)

Begin driving East on Sir Francis Drake Blvd, passing through Gary Giacomini Open Space Preserve. After 2 miles, take a left onto Nicasio Valley Rd. After 4 miles, turn right onto Lucas Valley Rd. before reaching Lucas Valley proper. Follow this road for 17 miles, passing Bull Tail Valley, Terra Linda-Sleepy Hollow Divide, and Marin Waldorf School before reaching Redwood Hwy. Merge onto Redwood Hwy going South for just under a mile. Take exit 455 and take a quick right onto Manuel T Freitas Pkwy, following this to our office.