Once again, Sevens Legal has been recognized as one of the top legal firms in San Diego, this time by participants who voted in the Best of 2022 list for the San Diego Reader. The firm was identified as a finalist for Best Criminal Law Firm and Best DUI Law Firm.
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Best Criminal Law Firm In San Diego
Sevens Legal continues to be among Southern California’s most highly regarded law firms. The talented team, led by highly acclaimed attorney Samantha A. Green, are experts in a wide range of specialties ranging from criminal defense of fraud to cases involving drug crimes.
Our Practice Areas
The team at Sevens Legal is well-versed in the most common areas of criminal law, including those related to drunk driving, such as Blood alcohol tests (BAC), field sobriety tests, and DMV hearings. For those involved in drug hearings, including cases related to marijuana and methamphetamines, the firm also has extensive experience helping those who find themselves in trouble.
For those involved for the first time in crimes such as theft, burglary, assault, and battery, the lawyers at Sevens Legal can help navigate this intense process.
The firm deals with severe matters related to domestic violence, child abuse, child endangerment, rape, and sexual assault and obtain the best outcome for their clients. These cases are handled by the legal team, no matter if they are juvenile crime cases or those classified as federal crimes. Sevens Legal is adept and willing to deal with the most challenging circumstances.
San Diego’s Best DUI Law Firm
There’s a reason that Sevens Legal was voted amongst the best of San Diego’s Law Firms when it comes to DUI cases. The team has the know-how to help clients avoid the most severe punishment.
Why Hire a DUI Attorney
Having a DUI on your record can have far-reaching personal and professional consequences. A conviction can mean jail time and hinder employment options or licensing. If you are already facing charges of a DUI, the next best thing you can do is engage the services of a competent DUI attorney like the team at Sevens Legal to help you obtain the best outcome possible.
Meet Our San Diego Criminal Defense Attorneys
Sevens Legal, APC comprises a highly talented and experienced team of lawyers with a track record of getting the best results for clients. They do so with the understanding that, for many clients, this will be the most emotionally intense and challenging time they’ve ever experienced.
Samantha A. Greene
Samantha A. Greene is the face of Sevens Legal and is a recognized criminal law specialist known throughout California. Well-respected among her peers, she is known for taking on the most difficult of cases and aggressively defending clients. Her integrity and commitment to clients have led to numerous successful outcomes in the courtroom. She has won various accolades during her career, including a recent Client Choice award from AVVO and being voted the top San Diego Criminal Defense Attorney in 2012. Samantha received her Juris Doctor from the University of San Diego School of Law.
Alexander H. Fuqua
Alexander H. Fuqua is a skilled and passionate defense attorney dealing with some of the most challenging criminal cases, including sexual assault, domestic violence, homicide, drug possession, and more. Well-respected among his peers, his reputation is stellar among judges, opposing counsel, and previous clients, and he carries an Avvo rating of 10.0. He takes cases beyond San Diego, including Los Angeles County, Orange County, Riverside, and the rest of Southern California.
Jay Monico is an experienced and dedicated criminal defense attorney with extensive experience in negotiation, litigation, and trials, including those related to DUI cases. Jay is a United States Marine Corps veteran immigrant from El Salvador and now U.S. Citizen. He graduated from Hawaii Pacific University, obtaining a Bachelor of Applied Science in Psychology. He received his Juris Doctor degree from the Thomas Jefferson School of Law.
Kristen Friedman is an attorney with a wide range of experience in criminal law and is incredibly well-versed in DUI cases. Before joining Sevens Legal, she was a Certified Law Clerk for the San Diego Public Defender’s Office. Her work with the Boston College Law School Innocence Project and other similar programs across the country has greatly impacted her view of criminal law and her dedication to vigorously defending clients. Kristen was awarded a Juris Doctor degree from Boston College Law School and a Ph.D. in Early American History at Harvard University.
Ari S. Lieberman
Ari S. Lieberman has a reputation for dealing with the most complex criminal law cases, including those related to white-collar and insurance fraud crimes. A third-generation criminal defense attorney, he is dedicated to protecting his client’s rights and civil liberties. His career began at the San Diego County District Attorney’s Office as a prosecutor, where he gained a wealth of experience. Ari earned a B.A. in Philosophy from San Diego State University and obtained his Juris Doctor from California Western School of Law.
Crystal Erlandson is an accomplished criminal defense attorney with over 15 years of experience dealing with Federal cases, including insurance fraud, immigration fraud, racketeering, money laundering, and wire fraud. Her expertise in negotiating has often led to resolving cases and obtaining much-reduced charges for clients. She has handled countless federal felony cases throughout Southern California. She has been admitted to practice before all courts in the State of California, including the Northern District of California, Central District of California, United States District Court of the Southern District of California, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Free Criminal Defense Consultation in San Diego
If you need a great criminal defense lawyer, it is in your best interest to contact Sevens Legal, APC, today. Being convicted of a criminal charge can carry severe penalties in the form of fines or even jail time. Depending on your circumstances, the talented team at Sevens Legal can help reduce these charges or get them thrown out altogether.
How to Contact Our Criminal Defense Attorneys
Call 619-430-2355 and schedule a free criminal defense consultation and obtain essential knowledge and feedback about your type of case.