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Criminal Defense Lawyer, Serving Santa Clara County

Have you or someone you know been arrested for criminal charges? An arrest can be a very humiliating experience. The consequences of a conviction can affect you, your family member, or your friend now and in years to come. The criminal process can be intimidating and stressful, especially to someone unfamiliar with the process. It is at this point that experience matters. An experienced and effective attorney may dramatically change the outcome of your case. An experienced attorney will protect your interests, ensure that your side of the story will be investigated and vigorously advocated on your behalf. Nothing in the criminal process can substitute for experience.

Sam J. Polverino serves Santa Clara County including: San Jose, Gilroy, Morgan Hill, Milpitas, Cupertino, Campbell, Sunnyvale, Mountain View, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, and Palo Alto.

Are you facing criminal charges in Santa Clara County?
If you or a loved one has been arrested for a criminal charge, it is critical that you understand the criminal law process and the ramifications of your situation. Sam J. Polverino understands the stress associated with the criminal defense process. He will devote the time and effort necessary to explain to you all of the aspects of the law and how they apply to your case. He works personally with his clients. Drawing upon a depth of courtroom experience, he informs his clients of their legal rights and options. He does everything necessary to serve their best interests and achieve a positive result. At a time when you feel overwhelmed or abused by the criminal system, you need an experienced and effective attorney who can work aggressively on your behalf.
If you are ensnared in the criminal system and need help ─ or a loved one needs representation ─ consult Sam J. Polverino and begin the process of protecting your rights, your reputation, and your freedom. Sam J. Polverino has earned the highest AV rating by his peers and is listed in Martindale Hubble Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers for over 30 years. He has been a State Bar Certified Specialist by the California State Bar for over 30 years. Less than 5% of criminal defense lawyers are certified as Specialists by the California State Bar. His rating on AVVO is 10.0 – the highest available, and he has been rated in the Top 10 Attorneys by the American Institute of Legal Counsel 2015-2024. A Past President of the Santa Clara County Bar Association, he has been successfully defending clients for over 30 years in state and federal courts. Mr. Polverino is a sole practitioner and he will be personally responsible for your case. Cases are given individual attention by Mr. Polverino personally, not an associate. He will dedicate whatever time, resources and efforts are necessary to aggressively defend your case and achieve the best possible result.

Knowledgeable Attorney for Criminal Defense Charges
If you are facing serious criminal accusations relating to a federal crime, Sam J. Polverino has proven that his personal attention to individuals and perseverance in the courtroom can help clients facing even the most complex or severe criminal charges. He has seen how devastating the consequences of a criminal conviction can be and he is devoted to providing each of his clients the fiercely aggressive defense that they deserve.

Sam J. Polverino has earned an AV Preeminent® Rating of 5.0, and an Avvo rating of 10.0 Superb. With a competent and knowledgeable lawyer by your side, you can trust that Sam J. Polverino can help you achieve the best possible outcome.
If you or a loved one is facing criminal charges, experience matters. Speak with Sam J. Polverino today.
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