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Criminal Defense Attorney in
Santa Barbara County, California

Dedicated to Preserving Individuals' Rights

Our Santa Barbara criminal defense attorneys have achieved successful outcomes for thousands of people facing criminal charges ranging from misdemeanors to serious capital offenses. When you trust us to handle your criminal or DUI case, we will develop strategies to obtain the best possible results. Your freedom depends on your attorney's experience, strategic skills, and command of the law. We have had thousands of criminal charges reduced or dismissed. We guarantee exceptional client service at Andrade Law Offices.

Successful Results for Our Clients in
Criminal Defense Cases

Andrade Law Office has helped thousands of people with their criminal cases. Following are examples of our successes on behalf of our clients accused of crimes:

  • Second Degree Murder – Not Guilty verdict after trial

  • Attempted Murder/Assault with a Deadly Weapon – Judge ruled self-defense, case dismissed

  • Possession of Drugs for Sale – Not Guilty verdict

  • 7 counts of Robbery – Judge dismissed case after preliminary hearing

  • Receiving Stolen Property – Case dismissed after evidence was suppressed (illegal search)

  • Felony Embezzlement – Case dismissed after jury deadlocked

  • Felony Assault with Gang Enhancement – Judge found self-defense, case dismissed

  • DUI Vehicular Manslaughter with .09% BAC – After a two week jury trial, defendant found not guilty of ALL charges

  • DUIs – Thousands of cases resolved by Not Guilty verdicts, dismissals, and reduction of charges

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Leading Criminal Defense Attorney in Santa Barbara

Since 1987, Steven R. Andrade has been successfully defending criminal clients in Santa Barbara against a range of charges, including DUI, drug offenses, theft offenses, gang-related offenses, sex offenses, embezzlement, and major felony offenses.

Steven R. Andrade served as a Deputy District Attorney for Ventura County and a former Assistant Attorney General. With his experience as a prosecutor and more than 35 years of trial experience, he knows both sides of the court system. Attorney Andrade knows how to use his skill and knowledge to your advantage. He and the attorneys at Andrade Law Offices have had thousands of criminal cases reduced or dismissed for their clients. Attorney Andrade has a reputation as a lawyer who is not afraid to take any case to trial. He has been recognized as one of the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers. He is tough on prosecutors and aggressive in defending his clients and protecting their rights.

Choosing a criminal defense attorney to represent you could be the most important decision you make. Your future is too important to entrust to someone lacking trial experience. The lawyer you choose will make all the difference in the outcome of your case. An experienced trial lawyer is someone who is going to look at your case from all angles and comprise a strategy to obtain the best possible outcome. In your search for a private attorney, you will be surprised to discover that not all attorneys are good strategists. You want a criminal defense attorney who knows the law and can use it to your advantage.

If you have been charged with any criminal offense, you'll soon learn that the criminal justice system can be brutal and difficult to navigate. The consequences you face can be severe. Penalties upon criminal conviction can include jail or prison time, heavy fines, lifetime registration as a criminal offender, and a permanent criminal record that may adversely impact your future, and even your ability to travel outside the United States.

If you have been charged with a crime, contact our criminal defense lawyer for a free consultation. We proudly serve central/southern California, including the Santa Barbara, Ventura, Kern, and LA counties. We offer an affordable payment plan to our clients in criminal defense cases. Do not face your charges alone–call us today!