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Criminal Defense Attorney – Representing the Accused in State and Federal Courts

If you are in or near San Diego and facing a misdemeanor or more serious State or Federal felony charges, The Law Offices of Scott M. Schlegel, APCL can help. Our reputation and experience sets us apart. Lead Attorney Scott Schlegel has more than 15 years of experience handling cases in State and Federal courts.

Our firm focuses exclusively on criminal defense and we only represent the accused. We provide fast personal attention to every client, recognizing that your case has its own very particular set of facts and circumstances. Our mission is to thoroughly understand the situation so that we can act efficiently and effectively on your behalf. To that end, we maintain open and continuous communication with all of our clients, providing prompt replies, immediate updates, and 24/7 access.

You need a dedicated legal professional who knows the laws, the San Diego area court systems and their personnel, and who has been effective at criminal defense in the past. The quality and commitment of the attorney you choose to represent you in any criminal case can have a major impact on your future. Retaining a lawyer who has a strong track record, who takes the time to thoroughly understand and investigate your case, and who maintains open communication with you throughout the entire process is crucial.

Our Lawyers Focus on DUI and Other Criminal Charges Including Domestic Violence

We handle many types of criminal defense cases for our clients in the greater San Diego area. We are highly experienced defending against California DUI charges, domestic violence, federal crimes, sex crimes, and murder.

We feel that legitimate defenses exist for every case. Choosing the right defense depends on the specific facts, evidence, and laws that pertain.. After you contact our firm, we will meet with you and provide a free, detailed consultation. We will ensure that you understand the charges you are facing, answer your questions, address your concerns, and find out what you need and want as your case progresses.

If you have been charged with a crime, don’t delay. Our firm offers flexible payment plans to accommodate your needs. The sooner you contact us, the more effective we can be in helping you reach an optimum outcome. At our firm, you will actually speak with an attorney when you call; you will not be passed off to a paralegal or other office staff.

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