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Experienced Defense Attorney - Over 100 Criminal Trials
The Law Office of Derek R. Ewin has been providing personalized legal assistance in Criminal Law since 2005. Former prosecutor Derek R. Ewin has experience in three different prosecutor’s offices and as a defense attorney, and he has tried over 100 cases, ranging from Drunk Driving and Traffic cases to Complex Robbery, Vehicular Manslaughter and Murder charges. Mr. Ewin has handled thousands of cases in his career and as a result is well respected by District Attorneys, Judges, Private Attorneys and Court Staff.
Our firm has a reputation of integrity, honesty and skill with local prosecutors, defense attorneys, judges and court staff. We work tirelessly to help our clients to get their lives back in order and to get them free of the Criminal Justice System. Clients and Former Clients continually call and write to tell us, how our representation of them has changed their lives for the better.
Our firm handles all criminal law cases at any stage of the proceedings, including if:
Drunk Driving / DUI
An aggressive DUI criminal defense lawyer can mean the difference between incarceration and freedom.
A felony is a crime that can result in a sentence of more than one year in custody. That means that State Prison
Being charged with domestic violence can upend your life in an instant. In California, prosecutors pursue
There are various laws regarding firearms and other types of weapons. These laws can be so complicated
A misdemeanor is a crime that can result in a sentence of no more than one year in custody.
Serious & Violent Crimes
Serious and violent crimes in California are also known as “strikes,” and require the services of a qualified...
"From the initial meeting to the end of my case Derek was very helpful. He had knowledge about what I was expecting, and a lot of experience in handling my case. I've already referred him to someone else, and will..."Ryan
"Derek Ewin is everything these reviews say. He is honest, fair and was able to negotiate the best possible outcome for my case. Mr Ewin handled every detail to make sure that as long as I keep up my end of the deal..."Brian
"Derek is, undoubtedly, one of the kindest attorneys I have ever met. He quickly understood my situation ... and took a "flyer" on me, which 99% of the legal community would not have done. HE IS A CLASS ACT THROUGH..."Marshall
Derek Ewin has a wealth of Criminal Law experience including more than 29 years in County Prosecutors’ Offices. Eleven of those years Mr. Ewin worked as a Deputy District Attorney in Contra Costa County. As a Deputy DA, Mr. Ewin prosecuted thousands of cases, including but not limited to: Robbery, Homicide, Drunk Driving/DUI, Possession, Possession for Sale and Sale of Illegal Drugs, Three Strikes, Theft, Burglary, Auto Theft, Domestic Violence, Assault with Deadly Weapon, Illegal Firearms, Vandalism, Sex Crimes, Stalking, Gang cases, Arson and Drive By Shootings. At the DA's Office, Mr. Ewin worked in several divisions including Misdemeanors, Felony Trial Team, Calendar, Juvenile, Felony Filing, Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault, Preliminary Hearings and Homicide/Gangs. As a Criminal Defense Attorney, Mr. Ewin has handled numerous adult and juvenile cases in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area. He has successfully defended hundreds of misdemeanor, felony and drunk driving cases....Read More
The Law Office of Derek R. Ewin serves clients throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, including Walnut Creek, Danville, San Ramon, Alamo, Concord, Pittsburg, Bay Point, Antioch, Brentwood, Richmond, Kensington, Martinez, Orinda, Lafayette, Oakley, Pinole, San Pablo, Clayton, Crocket, Pleasant Hill, Moraga, Discovery Bay, Kensington, El Cerrito, Hercules, El Sobrante, San Francisco, Oakland, Alameda, Benicia, Vallejo, Santa Rosa, Fremont, Dublin, Hayward, Pleasanton, San Mateo, Daly City, Pacifica, Petaluma, Rohnert Park, Redwood City, San Anselmo, San Bruno, San Carlos Napa, Sonoma, Vacaville, Fairfield, Albany, American Canyon, Livermore, San Leandro, San Rafael, Santa Clara, Sausalito, South San Francisco, East Palo Alto, Emeryville, Fairfax Union City, San Jose, Sunnyvale, Menlo Park, Bayside, Berkeley, Palo Alto,... Read More