SAN JOSE CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEYS

If you’ve been accused of a misdemeanor or a serious felony in the San Jose or Silicon Valley 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 JOSE OFFICE

 

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Summit Defense
Phone: (408) 333-9622

2570 North 1st Street – Second Floor
San Jose, CA 95131

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WE CAN HELP YOU WITH:

A criminal lawyer can convince the District Attorney not to charge the case or resolve cases through civil compromise.

Our criminal lawyers want you home because fighting your case out of jail is a huge advantage.

Our criminal lawyers are battle-tested, aggressive, and rely on each other while fighting for you.

Our criminal attorneys are former district attorneys and police officers who understand the system works to get you the best results possible.

Our team can leverage the vast expertise of our team to help you keep your job, license, etc.

Our team includes an expert Immigration attorney to help you avoid deportation proceedings.

A criminal lawyer can convince the District Attorney not to charge the case or resolve cases through civil compromise.

Our criminal lawyers want you home because fighting your case out of jail is a huge advantage.

Our team can leverage the vast expertise of our team to help you keep your job, license, etc.

Our criminal lawyers are battle-tested, aggressive, and rely on each other while fighting for you.

Our criminal attorneys are former district attorneys and police officers who understand the system works to get you the best results possible.

Our team includes an expert Immigration attorney to help you avoid deportation proceedings.

ACCUSED OF A CRIMINAL OFFENSE IN THE SAN JOSE AREA?

Summit Defense Criminal Attorneys have earned a reputation for aggressive and results oriented defense strategy in San Jose. Our practice is devoted solely to Criminal Defense and our team has had over 120 years of cumulative experience in Santa Clara County.

STRENGTH IN NUMBERS

We are San Jose’s premiere team of Criminal Defense Attorneys and rely on each other’s expertise and prior knowledge to get you the best results. Fighting Santa Clara County or the State of California requires not only tenacity and resolve, an intimate relationship with the District Attorneys and court staff, it often requires expertise that no single attorney will ever possess. Our attorneys often appear on local news coverage relating to Santa Clara Criminal news and have, for the most part, been born and raised in the bay area.Summit Defense Criminal Attorneys handle all misdemeanor, felony and juvenile cases that are located in the Santa Clara county courts in San Jose, Palo Alto and Morgan Hill.

Reviews from San Jose Clients

Client: Sophie H.
Attorneys: Richard Weese and Steve Davidson
Review: “Forever grateful to whole team of attorneys for doing an outstanding job on a DUI case. Very responsive and talented. Richard is an exceptional lawyer and I would highly recommend him to anyone seeking a criminal lawyer”

Some of the more common types of cases we handle in San Jose are:

Successful Case Results in San Jose

Client: Beth R
Location: San Jose
Attorneys: Richard Weese, Jim Riley, Steve Davidson
Charge(s): Mortgage Fraud
Client was charged with mortgage fraud in federal court and the matter proceeded to trial in federal court in San Jose.

Result – First Not Guilty finding in Judge’s court for over 25 years.

Client: Raji M.
Location: San Jose
Attorneys: Steve Davidson, Tennille Duffy
Charge(s): Domestic Violence
Client was charged with domestic violence and criminal threats against his wife. Client also appeared to suffer from a drug addiction that made his representation quite difficult (several missed court appearances).

Result – Case dismissed by District Attorney three days into trial after only about a day into our cross examination.

Client: Nathan G.
Location: San Jose
Attorneys: Richard Weese and Rabin Nabizadeh
Charge(s): Possession of Drugs for Sale
Officers found, scales, payout sheets and large sums of cash in the car.

Result – After numerous attempts case was reduced from felony sales to misdemeanor possession and deferred entry of judgment leading to dismissal.

COURTS THAT HANDLE CRIMINAL CASES IN SAN JOSE, CA

  • Hall of Justice (HOJ) – 191 West Hedding Street San Jose, CA 95110
    • Cases Handled: If you are accused of committing any criminal offense in San Jose, your case will likely be handled at the Hall of Justice.
    • Phone: (408) 808-6600
  • Family Justice Center Courthouse (FJCC) 01 N. First Street, San Jose, CA 95113

JAILS IN SAN JOSE

  • The Main Jail – All inmates are initially booked through this correctional facility in Downtown San Jose.
  • Elmwood Correctional Facility – This correctional facility in Milpitas has complexes for both male and female inmates.

Driving Directions to our San Jose Office

From North (River Oaks)

From River Oaks, get into River Oak Pkwy going South-West. Follow this road, passing Villagio, Epic Apartment Homes, and Hobee’s as you go. This will turn into E Plumeria Dr., follow for two blocks until you reach Zanker Rd., then take a left. On Component Dr., take a left. Our Office will be on your right, next to Specialties Café & Bakery.

From East (Berryessa)

Get on Murphy Ave driving West. This will turn into E Brokaw Rd. just as you pass City Sports Club and Sprouts Farmer’s Market. Continue West on Brokaw, passing over Coyote Creek and underneath I-880. Once you reach Pacific Bay Recycling Center and Porcelanosa San Josa, take a right onto Zaker Rd. Follow Zanker for just under a mile, until you reach Component Dr. Take a left on Component, and our office will be on your right, right next to LG Display America.

From South (Downtown San Jose)

From Downtown San Jose, hop on CA-87 N heading to North San Jose. Continue North, passing Guadalupe Park, Columbus Park, and Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl. Airport. Take exit 9A toward N 1st St. Once you see PayPal Headquarters, take a left onto N 1st St. Follow N 1st St., once you see Ebay’s headquarters on your left, our office is on the right side of the street.

From West (Santa Clara)

Start by heading North on Scott Blvd. Follow Scott for 1.3 miles. Once you see NVIDIA on your left and Owen’s Corning on your right, turn right onto Central Expy. Once you reach the airport, take a left onto W Trimble Road. Pass under Highway 101 and over the Guadalupe River, passing Lumileds on your right. Take a right onto Orchard Pkwy, then a quick left onto Component Dr. Our office is on your left after Ebay.