Oakland Criminal Defense Lawyers

Charged with a crime in Oakland, California?

If you've been arrested in Oakland, you've come to the right place for help. We provide top legal defense on misdemeanor, DUI, and serious felony charges throughout Alameda County.

And if you or a loved one has just been arrested and is in custody at the Glenn Dyer Detention Facility or the Santa Rita Jail, we can help you navigate the confusing California Bail and Release process.

Our Oakland office is located at:

Oakland Criminal Defense
1999 Harrison Street
Suite 1800
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: (510) 347-1500

Expert Oakland criminal attorney Jim Hammer

Oakland DUI and criminal defense lawyer Jim Hammer is a former prosecutor. Criminal charges that Mr. Hammer and the other lawyers at the Oakland offices of the Shouse Law Group defend against include:

  • Oakland assault and battery
  • Oakland auto theft
  • Oakland burglary
  • Oakland domestic violence
  • Oakland drug crimes
  • Oakland DUI (including Oakland gross vehicular manslaughter)
  • Oakland gang crimes
  • Oakland gun crimes
  • Oakland homicide
  • Oakland Juvenile crime
  • Oakland sex crimes
  • Oakland theft, robbery and shoplifting.

Free consultation with a caring Oakland lawyer

If you were arrested in Oakland, Berkeley, or anywhere in the East Bay or Alameda County, contact our Oakland criminal defense attorneys at (510) 347-1500 to schedule a FREE no-obligation consultation. Whether it's a first-time Oakland DUI or a third-strike offense in Oakland, we can help.

Oakland Criminal Defense Legal Resources on the Internet

Alameda County District Attorney's Office - If you're arrested for a misdemeanor, DUI or felony crime in Alameda County, the D.A.'s Office is the agency that brings charges against you.

Oakland Police Department - The police investigates alleged criminal offenses and carries out search and arrest warrants in and around Oakland.

Alameda County Detention & Corrections Division - The Alameda County Sheriff's Office oversees the California bail and release process as well as the administration of the Glenn Dyer Detention Facility and the Santa Rita Jail.

Alameda County Probation Department - Defendants on probation for certain offenses in and around East Bay may be supervised by the Probation Department.

Alameda County Juvenile Court - Minors who are arrested for criminal offenses may first be detained in the Alamada County Juvenile Hall, and depending on the crime, the case may be handled in Juvi Court.

Alameda County Bar Association - Here you can find information about local lawyers, judges, courts, and legal services.


Free attorney consultations...

Our attorneys want to hear your side of the story. Contact us 24/7 to schedule a FREE consultation with a criminal defense lawyer. We may be able to get your charges reduced or even dismissed altogether. And if necessary, we will champion your case all the way to trial.

Office Locations

Shouse Law Group has multiple locations all across California, Nevada, and Colorado. Click Office Locations to find out which office is right for you.

Regain peace of mind...

Our defense attorneys understand that being accused of a crime is one of the most difficult times of your life. Rely on us to zealously and discreetly protect your rights and to fight for the most favorable resolution possible.

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Call us 24/7 (855) 396-0370