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James Dunn has handled virtually every type of criminal case and is recognized as being among the best in the Bay Area!

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San Mateo Criminal Defense Attorney

Put Nearly 20 Years of Experience in Your Corner

Attorney James Dunn is recognized as a leading criminal defense attorney in the state, with 17 years of experience and a track record of nearly 1,500 cases. He has personally fought more than 80 cases through jury trial. His commitment to excellence and fighting for his clients has led him to be recognized as a Specialist Member of the California DUI Lawyers Association, a qualification reserved only for those attorneys who have met the stringent requirements for ongoing education and proven experience in the courtroom.

The Law Office of James Dunn is conveniently located in Redwood City between the San Mateo County Superior Court and the San Mateo County Court, and is nearby to the Maguire Correctional Facility and the Maple Street Complex Facilities. Wherever you are, James Dunn can help you; he has a sincere commitment to helping his clients.

Our firm operates by the following belief:

The only way to win with a jury is to find the truth in your case, love your client, and be fair to the witnesses and honest with the jury.

Don't trust your case to an attorney who will treat you like a number or push you into a quick and easy plea bargain. Choose a firm with a reputation for fighting—and winning.

Criminal Defense Attorney with Prosecution Experience

Before entering private practice as a criminal defense attorney, Mr. Dunn represented the state of California as a prosecutor. He brings this experience to bear in every case he handles today, using his first-hand knowledge of the tactics that the prosecutor is using against his client.

I rely on that early experience prosecuting cases every time I prepare to defend a case today. I always try to see the case from the perspective of each of the players. Not just from my opposing counsel's point of view, but also of the victim, the witnesses, the police officers, and the judge.

James Dunn has a long list of satisfied clients, people from all walks of life whom he has helped to avoid the serious consequences of a conviction. He has also earned the respect of his peers in the legal community, with other attorneys endorsing him and even recommending him to handle tough cases. The list of case results that Mr. Dunn has achieved over the years is filled with dismissals and acquittals, and some have even influenced the law in California.

For example, Brenner v. DMV ((2010) 189 Cal.App.4th 365) resulted in changes to the conduct of DMV hearings in San Mateo County and statewide. When you have so much at stake for your future, you want to entrust your case to the best. Call the Law Office of James Dunn now at (650) 933-5091 or fill out the free case evaluation form to tell Mr. Dunn about your case and get started on the process of building your defense!