John Thornton, Attorney

John Thornton Lawyer

John Thornton

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

831-426-5800, 831-566-4357


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With over 30 years of legal experience, Attorney John W. Thornton has represented individuals accused of everything from DUI to homicide. There is truly no criminal case for which he is not prepared.

To schedule a free consultation with an aggressive Santa Cruz Criminal Defense Attorney, call 831-426-5800.

Position Organization Location Duration
AttorneyLaw Office of John W. Thornton1997 - Present
School Degree Major Graduation
Santa Clara University School of LawJ.D. Law School1990  
University of California - Santa CruzB.A.1987
State / Court Date
California1990
  • Santa Cruz County Criminal Defense Bar Association, Board of Directors, 2014 - Present
    Santa Cruz County Criminal Defense Bar Association, Past President, 1997 - Present
    California Attorneys for Criminal Justice        Attorney Member, 1997 - Present
    National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Attorney Member, 1997 - Present
    Santa Cruz County Bar Association, Attorney Member, 1997 - Present
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Fee: If you are facing California criminal charges, call 831-426-5800 or 831-566-4357 or contact Santa Cruz criminal defense attorney John W. Thornton, Attorney at Law in Santa Cruz for a thorough assessment of your case. Mr. Thornton offers free initial phone consultations.

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303 Potrero St.
Suite 30
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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