Fresno Criminal Defense & DUI Attorney
Exclusively Practicing Criminal Defense in Fresno, CA
If you are in Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, or Tulare County and have been charged with a crime, or may be charged with a crime, and you are seeking an attorney to represent you, it is crucial that you choose one who is proven, experienced in defending criminal cases, and prepared to aggressively defend you in court. Not all attorneys have the requisite courtroom experience to fight aggressively and effectively for your rights.
Fresno criminal defense lawyer Brian Andritch is a veteran trial attorney who is extremely knowledgeable in the area of criminal law, very familiar with court procedure and proceedings, and comfortable in the courtroom and in front of a jury. Mr. Andritch is certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization as a Criminal Law Specialist. Fewer than 400 lawyers statewide are certified as Criminal Law Specialists. He is a former Deputy District Attorney who prosecuted 1000s of felony cases, including more than 200 felony DUIs, in the almost 8 years he worked for the Fresno County District Attorney's Office. He was also a Deputy City Attorney for the City of Fresno, during which time he acted as a legal advisor to the Fresno Police Department and prosecuted municipal code violations. Named as a Superlawyer "Rising Star" in 2009, Brian Andritch was raised in the Central Valley and now dedicates himself to fighting for the rights of those charged with crimes in the Fresno and surrounding areas. If you are currently fighting a criminal charge in Fresno County or a neighboring county, or are concerned that charges may be filed against you, it is to your strong advantage to retain a local criminal defense attorney who is well versed in the area of criminal law, and who is familiar with the practices and procedures of Central Valley law enforcement agencies, including the District Attorney's Offices for Fresno and neighboring counties. Brian Andritch has specialized in the area of criminal law for almost a decade, and has the advantage of having been a seasoned prosecutor prior to dedicating himself to defending the rights of those charged with crimes. Mr. Andritch's knowledge, experience, and skills enable him to fight aggressively to protect your rights.
Criminal Defense Lawyer Serving Fresno
At the Law Office of Brian C. Andritch, each case is given the full and personal attention of the founding attorney. All types of criminal cases are accepted, including those related to DUI,
boating under the influence (BUI),
assault and battery,
sex crimes and
domestic violence. The firm can handle a broad range of cases in state and
federal court for first time offenders and for those facing second or third
strikes on their records.
DUI defense is a key area of the firm's practice, and the attorney handles criminal court proceedings and
DMV hearings for Fresno drivers who have been arrested for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. The firm can take on drunk driving cases involving
2nd, 3rd and 4th DUI arrests using a solid understanding of
field sobriety tests and
blood and breath tests to help clients avoid the serious
penalties associated with convictions of this kind.
In the field of criminal defense, the firm can help if you are being investigated for a crime and can also provide post-conviction relief in the form of
expungement if you qualify to have your criminal record sealed or cleared.
Experienced Criminal and DUI Defense Attorney
Facing criminal charges is frightening and stressful. How the pending charges against you are resolved directly impacts your future, and the consequences can be very serious, even life altering. In the State of California, the penalties for criminal offenses are extremely severe, and can include application of the Three Strikes law against you. It is critical that the lawyer you choose to represent you has the skills and experience to fight for your rights. In choosing Brian Andritch to represent you, and to prepare and present your case in a court of law and in any necessary administrative hearings, you will have the support and advice of a skilled, experienced criminal defense lawyer. Every case is reviewed carefully, and the defense strategy employed to protect your rights is specifically tailored to your individual situation.
Whether you are facing a misdemeanor DUI charge or a serious felony charge, your case will be a priority and will receive the skilled, personal attention that is required to initiate and pursue a strong defense on your behalf. Each case is different and involves unique circumstances and evidence. After a thorough review of the potential or existing charges and the case against you, you will be advised on the best defense options available to you and how the defense of your case will be pursued. There are often many more defense options available than those charged with crimes realize. For example, in some cases, errors made by the police open the door to evidentiary challenges in court, which may result in the suppression of some or all of the evidence against you. Brian Andritch will fully explore the possible defense options with you and undertake to safeguard your rights in all types of criminal cases.
2140 Merced Street, Suite 101
Fresno, CA 93721
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without delay if you have been arrested and charged with a crime in the Fresno area.