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Criminal Lawyer Oakland

How We Help

The Nieves Law Firm, APC defends people charged with criminal and civil offenses throughout Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Solano and San Francisco counties. No matter how simple or complex your situation, our criminal lawyers are here to protect your rights and your future.

Our firm was founded to help people who find themselves caught unexpectedly in the California criminal justice system. We are energetic, creative, and aggressive in our efforts to extricate you from your situation and help you get your life back on track. We care about our clients, and that makes us strive for positive results in your case.

Contact our criminal defense lawyers serving Oakland, CA and surrounding areas. Call (510) 779-2082 or request a Free Consultation with our criminal defense attorneys by clicking here.


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What Our Clients Say

Jo-Anna helped me to win my case. She was well prepared before the trial.

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Latest Blog

Latest Blog

Why Social Media Can Be Dangerous To Your Criminal Case

People use social media to communicate not only with individuals but to express themselves to the masses. There’s a lot of psychology out there about why a person would want to share their morning cup of coffee or post a photo of their pet. While we’re not here to get into the reasons why people sha