Criminal Defense Lawyer in San Diego, CA
If you’re facing serious criminal charges or drug offenses we know that every detail matters and we’ll develop exceptional strategies to protect your rights and liberty. Regardless of what you have been accused of, you can benefit from the experience offered by Attorney John David Kirby.
We’ll challenge witnesses, gain our own helpful testimony when applicable, and scrutinize police reports for errors in procedure.
In situations when a plea bargain is appropriate, we’ll strive to negotiate better terms. Our goal will be to eliminate or limit prison time. The stakes are too high to forgo legal advice when you’re charged with a crime, call the Law Offices of John D. Kirby today.
Whether you are under investigation or you have been charged with a crime, you want to make certain that your interests and your future are protected.
We frequently defend against all misdemeanors and felonies, including state crimes and federal crimes. More specifically, we frequently defend against: White collar crimes, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Investigations, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) defense, tax fraud, drug crimes and prescription fraud, theft crimes and embezzlement, assault and violent crimes.
There is no such thing as contacting a criminal defense lawyer too early. If you are under investigation, even if you are merely under investigation as a witness and not a target, having an experienced lawyer on your side can protect you from serious repercussions.
Why John Kirby?Comprehensive Criminal Defense Representation
Regardless of what you have been accused of, you can benefit from the experience offered by the Law Offices of John D. Kirby. We frequently defend against all misdemeanors and felonies, including state crimes and federal crimes.
More specifically, we frequently defend against:
White collar crimes, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Investigations, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) defense, tax fraud, drug crimes and prescription fraud, theft crimes and embezzlement, assault and violent crimes.
We also strongly believe in the importance of allowing our clients to work personally with their attorney. When you choose our law firm, you will work directly with John D. Kirby, a criminal defense attorney with more than 25 years of experience.
– 2007, New Beginnings
After 10 years at the United States Attorney’s Office, Attorney John Kirby opens his private practice in San Diego, California.
His first offices were located at.
– 2009, Nationally Recognised
After consecutive high-profile successes, John begins to appear on various media outlets including ABC News, CBS, NPR, Good Morning America, and Univision among others.
Having co-written the 2003 indictment against the Arellano Felix cartel leadership which was infamous for its violent control of the drug trade in Northern-Baja California, Attorney John Kirby is also quoted in national and international newspapers regarding his work in prosecuting the Arellano Felix brothers.
– 2014 , A Trusted Name
By 2014 John Kirby has received a 5 star rating on Avvo’s legal service marketplace, accolades for being a top lawyer from the San Diego Tribune, Best Lawyers, and the San Diego Bar, and has expanded to his new offices in Downtown San Diego.
He has also become incredibly well recognised by the international law community.
– 2016 , Current Expansion
John was hired by the Mexican government to began giving seasonal lectures on government corruption & U.S. money laundering laws for the Mexican Federal Tax Administration (Servicio de Administración Tributaria) at their federal offices in Tijuana, Ensenada, Mexicali, Cuidad Juárez, Culiacán, and México City.
What should I do if I’m under investigation?
If you are approached by federal or state agents, engage an attorney immediately. This can make the difference between being a witness or charged in an indictment.
If you have any indication that you are being investigated by the government, retaining an attorney is the best step you can take to protect your liberty. With John Kirby’s experience as a former prosecutor, he will be able to gauge your potential liability and engage with the prosecuting attorney to understand the government’s position and interest in you individually.
How long should I wait to contact an Attorney?
You do not have to wait for the conclusion of the federal grand jury investigation to take action. In fact, proactively retaining a lawyer as early in the process as possible allows for the opportunities to work with investigators and prosecutor, setting the stage for a successful defense case, if not mitigating charges before they are even filed.
Why a former Federal Prosecutor?
Our insight into the role of the federal criminal prosecutor means we know who our opponents are and we understand their tactics. We know how to get things done, even in the most complex cases involving federal white collar crimes and federal drug crimes. We will move quickly in order to protect your interests and your future.
“The leading rule for the lawyer, as for the man of every calling, is diligence.”