San Diego Criminal Defense Lawyer
Need an attorney for a criminal case in San Diego?
Your best defense Is a good attorney. Life is unpredictable. Bad things happen to good people every single day, and when it comes to criminal accusations, many innocent individuals find themselves handcuffed in the back of a police car without knowing how they got there or why it is happening to them. When you are being charged with a criminal offense, you need to call my firm for help.
An arrest never happens at a good time, and at the Law Office of Jessica C. McElfresh, I know that you want the incident to go away as fast as possible. At the same time, you need to look out for your best interests. Do not make hasty decisions out of fear or anxiety. Instead, look carefully for the best legal options. It is imperative that you to seek fierce legal advocacy and retain me as your San Diego criminal defense attorney.
Why hire Jessica McElfresh?
She has been featured in numerous media outlets including NBC, U-T San Diego, the
Los Angeles Times, and KPBS.
- She is the community director for NORML Women's Alliance.
- She is an active member of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) Legal Committee.
- She offers free 30-minute consultations to prospective clients.
- She is fluent in Spanish.
About the Law Office of Jessica C. McElfresh
I pride myself on working hard for the client and outworking the competition. My firm offers personalized attention, accessibility, and availability that few other attorneys can match. I personally handle every case that comes through my firm's doors, and doing so allows me to fully dedicate myself to striving for the best outcome for every client. I work to gain a clear understanding of each client's personal goals so that I can assist with meeting their family needs and helping them avoid professional consequences of criminal charges.
My firm specifically handles criminal defense matters in San Diego, including drug crimes and medical marijuana cases. If you were arrested of a drug crime due to predatory
search and seizure tactics committed by law enforcement, I can represent you and help ensure that law enforcement agents are held accountable for their unlawful actions. Individuals arrested for
theft crimes such as robbery or burglary can also turn to my firm for trusted legal counsel.
I am currently an active member of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) Legal Committee and am the community director for NORML Women's Alliance. I can offer a female perspective when providing legal counsel for women who have been accused of domestic violence. Women in San Diego who are facing criminal charges for
battery can also trust that my compassionate yet effective approach to criminal defense can be incredibly reassuring during this traumatic time in their lives.
Defending You Against Criminal Charges in San Diego
I view all cases not only as a chance to challenge the prosecution's case but also to present your side of the story to the courts. I know that it is the job of the prosecutor to try to prove your guilt beyond a reasonable doubt, but it is my job to defend you fiercely with veracity and accuracy. By understanding your side of the story - because there are at least two sides to every story - I represent you as the multifaceted individual you are.
At the Law Office of Jessica C. McElfresh, you are not merely just another case number to be sorted on a docket according to a checklist. By getting to know you personally, I can get to assess the circumstances of your offense, determine what could have led to an alleged offence, and get to know your life, your account of the incident, your past conduct, or any omitted or misstated matters. Most attorneys may treat you as a means to an end, but at my firm, getting to know you as a person enables me to better represent you for who you are in court.
You Can Benefit from My Criminal, Civil, & Policy Experience
As a criminal defense attorney, I represent people from many different walks of life, and it is not my job to judge my clients. I have represented medical marijuana collectives, cultivators, and individual qualified patients in civil and criminal courts. Additionally, extensive policy experience has given me a unique perspective on medical marijuana laws.
I have analyzed and authored several medical marijuana ballot initiatives and served on a mayoral working group to regulate medical marijuana dispensaries. An extensive background in marijuana laws and criminal defense has made me a go-to source for legal advice on some of today's most heavily debated social issues. I have been interviewed, consulted, and published by several media outlets, including the Los Angeles
Union-Tribune, NBC, and KPBS. Not only have I shared legal insight
in the media, but I also bring my perspective to every criminal defense matter that I handle.
Call now for representation driven by success!
After an arrest, the clock is ticking. But the moment you retain my legal services, you will begin the journey to attaining the best possible resolution for your circumstances. By speaking with a San Diego criminal defense attorney who is driven by keeping your best interests in mind, you can rest assured that your legal representative is striving to do all that is possible for your defense.
With an impressive track record of successful verdicts, settlements, and case results, the Law Office of Jessica C. McElfresh can be trusted to skillfully handle your defense! Contact me now to schedule your initial,
free 30-minute case evaluation!