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Louis J Goodman Attorney At Law

Louis J Goodman Attorney At Law

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Criminal, Domestic Violence & Neglect, White Collar Crime, DUI-DWI

I am not here to judge. I am here to help. Many people charged with a crime feel that the future is bleak. Let me show you that you have choices, and this can be the start of a new and bright... (more)

Anyone charged with a crime should contact an experienced criminal defense lawyer right away. An experienced defense attorney can protect your constitutional rights, defend your freedom, and provide peace of mind during a very difficult time. If you have been charged with a crime in Alameda County, California, please feel free to call me regarding your case. If you are looking for anything from a criminal defense lawyer in Oakland to a DUI lawyer in Alameda, call me. As a former Alameda County Deputy District Attorney and as an experienced criminal defense attorney, I have more than 25 years of experience in criminal law. To schedule a free consultation at my office in Hayward, California, please call (510) 582-9090.

Aggressive Criminal Defense with Care:

I am not here to judge. I am here to help. Many people charged with a crime feel that the future is bleak. Let me show you that you have choices, and this can be the start of a new and bright future for you. People often ask me what makes a good criminal defense attorney. Knowing the law and the system is critical of course. Having genuine care and concern for the welfare of clients is an important key to being a successful attorney.

Experience Counts:

Over the past 25 years, I have learned a lot about the criminal justice system. I was an Alameda County Deputy District Attorney, and I have been a criminal defense attorney practicing in Alameda County for more than 20 years. As a result of my work and experience, my peers have honored me with a Martindale Hubbell AV Rating*. Anyone charged with a crime can benefit from the service of an experienced criminal defense lawyer.

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If you have been charged with a crime in Alameda County, please call my office to schedule a free consultation.

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