For nearly two decades, attorney Gerald E. Smith has been involved in the criminal legal system both as a prosecutor for the City of San Diego and as an attorney in a private law firm handling the firm's serious felony cases. Prior to his time as an attorney, Mr. Smith was also involved in the criminal legal system as a Texas Police Officer where he served as sergeant and as a member of the Department's SWAT Team.
Criminal Law Attorney Representing South Bay, East County and North County Clients
Led by Mr. Smith, our firm provides legal services to people facing the most difficult times of their lives. Our clients come to us in great need of legal services to protect themselves against criminal charges of felony assault, domestic violence and sexual assault. These charges also include:
- Drug offenses
- Theft and fraud
- Robbery and burglary
- Juvenile cases
- Assault and battery
- Child molestation
Simply being charged with one of these crimes carries a social stigma of its own, not to mention the very real consequences that follow from a conviction. Our clients know that we defend them against a future in which they may lose their home, their family and their employment.
Criminal Defense Lawyer Serving San Diego And Surrounding Areas
At the Law Office of Gerald E. Smith, we help people manage these legal problems on a daily basis. We understand the pressures our clients face.
Our firm's founding attorney, Gerald E. Smith, worked as a criminal prosecutor where he honed his trial skills. A seasoned trial attorney, Mr. Smith understands how the prosecution will prepare its case against you and the strategies that a prosecutor will use to try to convict you. As a former police officer, he also understands how to attack the testimony of police officers who may be testifying against you.
Mr. Smith will provide you with the personally tailored legal advice that you need to make informed legal decisions regarding your future. As an experienced member of the local bar, Mr. Smith can advise you as to how local judges and prosecutors may view your case and your legal arguments.
Contact An Experienced Criminal Defense Lawyer Serving Southern California
To speak with attorney Gerald E. Smith, please call us at 619-231-1400 to schedule a free initial consultation. You can also make an appointment to meet with us by contacting our firm online. All discussions are completely confidential and entirely discreet.