Oakland, California Attorney Specializing In Criminal Defense
Smart. Tough. Defender of Freedom Since 1988.
Laura, an attorney since 1988 and in private practice since 2004, has over 30 years of experience winning cases and helping clients get the best possible results. Her extensive case experience covers murder, theft, RICO, fraud, weapons, DUI – almost every crime in the book – winning acquittals on a multitude of cases, including, but not limited to: rape, arson, kidnapping, DUI, and sales and possession offenses. She has also been able to get many serious cases dismissed, including those involving murder, rape and domestic violence.
See Cases page for extensive lists of acquittals and dismissals.
If you want straight and honest answers, please feel free to call. Be wary of lawyers who claim they can guarantee victory, because there are no guarantees in life or in court. It’s crucial to select the best lawyer for you and your case. Laura will provide both honest advice and great representation.
Laura may be retained on any California or Federal criminal case and may appear anywhere in the state of California. She is a member of both the State Bar of California and the Alameda County Bar Association. References from past clients are available upon request.
- Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, CA
- University College, London, England
Studied law in London for senior year of college as part of undergraduate degree
- University of Illinois, Urbana, IL
- California – 1988
- United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit – 1989
- United States Supreme Court – 2017
- Criminal Law – all types of Felonies and Misdemeanors, from DUIs to Murder cases
- State and Federal Cases
- Juvenile Cases
- White Collar Crimes
- Administrative Hearings for Professional Licenses