Santa Cruz & San Jose Criminal Defense Attorney

At Michelle D. Spencer Law, we defend people throughout California against State & Federal criminal charges ranging from petty theft to major white collar crimes and fight to protect their rights aggressively with all of the skills and resources at our disposal. Since 1993, our approach has resulted in an impressive record of positive outcomes for our clients. These results include dismissed charges, reduced charges, reduced sentences, and not guilty verdicts.

Call us today at 831.458.0502 or contact our criminal defense law firm directly via e-mail to discuss your case.

Felonies and Misdemeanors
including fraud, arson, rape, DUI/DWI, kidnapping, terrorist threats, and more

DUI / DWI Charges
including first-time offenders, repeat offenders, and felony drunk driving charges

Drug Crimes
including the possession, use, distribution, trafficking, manufacturing, and importation of drugs such as marijuana, cocaine, heroin, ecstasy, un-prescribed pharmaceuticals, methamphetamines (meth, crystal meth), anabolic steroids or illegal muscle enhancers, and other controlled substances

White Collar Crimes
nationwide practice including fraud, bribery, embezzlement, mail fraud, bank fraud, securities fraud, conspiracy, embezzlement of government funds, false statements involving federal investigations or in the receipt of federal benefits or administration of programs involving federal benefits

Sex Crimes
including sexual assault, rape, date rape, statutory rape, possession of child pornography, Internet sex crimes, and more

Internet Crimes
including fraud, identity theft, theft of proprietary information, online solicitation, possession or distribution of child pornography, and more

Juvenile Criminal Defense
aggressive representation provided against all misdemeanor and felony charges

Domestic Violence Defense
including assault, battery, stalking, kidnapping, false imprisonment, sexual assault, rape, terrorist threats, child endangerment, violating a restraining order, and more

In addition, an important part of our practice also includes helping individuals who have been arrested or convicted apply for expungement of their criminal records. Many of these arrests and convictions can be removed. We can help you to get a fresh start. To learn more about expungements, white collar crime, or our criminal defense practice—call or contact an experienced attorney  at the Law Offices of Michelle D. Spencer in Santa Cruz today.