Fillmore Criminal Defense Attorney

Have you been charged with a crime?

The best way to fight criminal charges is with legal assistance from a Fillmore criminal defense lawyer. An attorney can investigate your arrest, interview witnesses and compile evidence that can be used in your defense. Your lawyer will also be able to find and exploit any weaknesses in the prosecution's case. The attorneys at Lessem, Newstat & Tooson, LLP have more than five decades of combined legal experience, and a solid track record successfully representing clients in criminal cases. Our firm has received top Martindale-Hubbell and AVVO ratings, and has also received a Better Business Bureau A+ rating. Hundreds of our clients' cases have been dismissed and many others have had their charges reduced. We work diligently to achieve the best possible results in a case, and treat all of our clients with the dignity and respect they deserve.

Attorney Jeremy Lessem is an adjunct professor at Alliant International University, and a seasoned legal professional that can assess the strengths and flaws in the prosecution's evidence. He will confidently challenge expert witness and law enforcement testimony, and pursue every defense opportunity that is in his client's best interests. Attorney Joshua Newstat is a former deputy public defender, the current president of Ventura County Criminal Defense Bar Association and a member of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI).

Our office provides tough and aggressive criminal defense representation in cases involving misdemeanor, felony and federal crimes, DUI, vehicular manslaughter, murder, and the three strikes law. We also have extensive experience in drug crimes, including drug possession, distribution, trafficking and cases involving medical marijuana, as well as Internet crimes, tax fraud, traffic crimes, theft crimes, domestic violence, white collar crimes, hit and run and juvenile crimes.

Criminal Defense Lawyer in Fillmore

Offenses involving violent crimes such as assault, battery, armed robbery are considered extremely serious and can lead to many years of incarceration in a state prison. You will also be facing harsh sentencing if you are convicted of sex crimes such as sexual assault. In any criminal matter, your chances of a favorable outcome to your case will be significantly improved if you are represented by a knowledgeable and resourceful litigator. Our firm has tried many cases, and knows how to attack the prosecution's evidence. We are also skilled in prefile intervention, and can assist you with DMV hearings, mental health law, probation violations and warrants.

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Contact a Fillmore criminal defense attorney for skilled legal advice and representation if you are facing criminal charges.

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