Law Office of James Mendez Norwalk

Criminal Defense Lawyer in Norwalk, CA

Former Prosecutor Can Help You Fight Back In Court

It can be extremely frightening to be under investigation in a criminal case, or facing charges for a criminal offense. If you or your loved one is in this position, it is imperative that you get a Norwalk criminal defense attorney protecting your rights from the beginning. You have the right to remain silent, and you need to exercise this right and contact the Law Office of James Mendez. Attorney Mendez has extensive experience in the criminal justice system, including serving for 10 years as the Deputy District Attorney for the County.

With over 100 trials, some very difficult, as well as his extensive experience in private defense practice, you can be confident that you have a true legal professional on your side. This could not be more important if you hope to avoid the heavy penalties that could be imposed by the court, even in misdemeanors. A misdemeanor offense potentially could have as long as a year in jail as part of the penalty. Those who have prior criminal records can expect a tougher time from the prosecutor. He knows how to deal with all of these issues, and has the experience on both sides of the bench to help plan out the strategy that with the most chance of success. The first and most urgent issue is to contact the firm prior to making a court appearance, or answering questions from investigators.

The firm is involved only in criminal defense, and he does not spread his energy into a wide range of practice areas. He can defend those who are accused of any level of assault, theft crimes from misdemeanor shoplifting through to burglary or robbery, as well as cases involving accusations of domestic violence. The firm also represents individuals facing all types of drug crimes, including those cases involving marijuana, cocaine, ecstasy, methamphetamines, and prescription drugs. Whether the criminal accusations involve a small or large amount of a controlled substance, you need an attorney that is willing to fight, and fight hard. Attorney Mendez can defend all types of DUI offenses, as well as with an expungement, defending felonies, hit and run crimes , juvenile crimes, accusations involving probation violations, and sexual crimes.

Norwalk Criminal Attorney: Aggressive and Qualified

When you need a defense lawyer, you want one that has experience in court, and knows how to present a persuasive case to a jury. This takes more than legal knowledge; it is case investigation, organization and strategy. The attorney at the firm is at the top of his game, and is highly committed to each client he takes on. You don't have to worry that your case won't get the attention it deserves. When he takes on a defense case, he gives it all he has and fights for his clients at every step of the process. Call the firm for help as early as possible after the arrest.

Contact a Norwalk criminal defense lawyer from Law Office of James Mendez today. 

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5 Reasons to Choose James Mendez

  • Available 24/7!
    We provide you with unwavering support and legal counsel round-the-clock, ensuring immediate assistance and guidance whenever you need it.
  • Solid Criminal Defense Record
    We demonstrate a proven track record of successful defenses, ensuring steadfast advocacy and protection of your rights.
  • Begins Investigating Your Case Immediately
    Commencing a thorough investigation promptly to gather crucial evidence and build a robust defense strategy from the outset.
  • Familiar with Both Sides of the Courtroom
    We are equipped with comprehensive knowledge of legal strategies from both prosecution and defense perspectives to provide adept representation.
  • Former Prosecutor
    Leveraging firsthand experience as a former prosecutor to navigate your case with a deep understanding of legal intricacies.