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Serving Lafayette, CA Since 1980

Alameda County Criminal Defense Lawyer

Call Us at 925-291-5388

(If we can’t take your case we will help with a qualified referral)

Why Choose Us?

Experienced Criminal Defense Attorneys Serving Contra Costa County

When you are facing criminal charges, you need a lawyer who is experienced, knowledgeable, and dedicated to your defense. At the Law Office of Daniel Horowitz, we have been defending the rights of the accused for over 30 years. Our award-winning criminal defense firm has a proven track record of success in the courtroom, and we are prepared to fight for you.

Why choose our firm?

  • Proven Results: We have successfully handled thousands of cases, including many high-profile matters. Our attorneys have a reputation for excellence and a track record of success.
  • Personalized Strategies: We understand that every case is unique. We will take the time to listen to your story, understand your goals, and develop a strategy that is tailored to your specific needs.
  • Aggressive Advocacy: We are not afraid to take on tough cases or go up against powerful opponents. Our attorneys are known for their aggressive approach to the law and their unwavering commitment to their clients.
  • 24/7 Availability: We know that legal emergencies can happen at any time. That is why we are available 24/7 to take your call. We will be there for you when you need us most.
  • Compassionate Counsel: We understand that facing criminal charges can be incredibly stressful. Our attorneys will be there to guide you through every step of the legal process and provide the compassionate support you deserve.

Our Contra Costa County criminal defense lawyers are committed to helping you achieve the best possible outcome in your case. We will fight tirelessly to protect your rights, your freedom, and your future.

Our Criminal Defense Services

At the Law Office of Daniel Horowitz, we handle a wide range of criminal cases. Whether you are facing misdemeanor or felony charges, we have the skill, knowledge, and resources to help you. Our attorneys have successfully defended clients against all types of criminal charges, including those involving domestic violence, drug crimes, DUI, federal crimes, sex crimes, theft crimes, violent crimes, and white-collar crimes.

Our attorneys are also experienced in handling criminal appeals and expungements. If you have been wrongfully convicted of a crime, we can help you fight to clear your name. If you have a criminal record, we can help you seek an expungement and a fresh start.

What to Expect When You Work with Our Firm

When you choose the Law Office of Daniel Horowitz to handle your criminal case, you can expect to receive the highest level of legal representation. Our attorneys will be there to guide you through every step of the legal process and provide the strong advocacy you need. We will take the time to listen to your story, answer your questions, and address your concerns. Our goal is to help you make well-informed decisions about your case and achieve the best possible outcome.

When you choose our firm, you can expect:

  • Compassionate Counsel: We understand that facing criminal charges can be incredibly stressful. Our attorneys will be there to provide the compassionate support you need during this difficult time.
  • Personalized Attention: We are committed to providing each and every one of our clients with the personalized attention they deserve. Our attorneys will take the time to get to know you and your case and develop a strategy that is tailored to your specific needs.
  • Aggressive Advocacy: We are not afraid to take on tough cases or go up against powerful opponents. Our attorneys are known for their aggressive approach to the law and their unwavering commitment to their clients.
  • 24/7 Availability: We know that legal emergencies can happen at any time. That is why we are available 24/7 to take your call. We will be there for you when you need us most.

Our attorneys are passionate about the law and dedicated to helping you achieve the best possible outcome in your case. We will fight tirelessly to protect your rights, your freedom, and your future.

Get Started with a Consultation

If you are facing criminal charges, it is important to act quickly. The sooner you get our attorneys involved, the better chance we have of building a strong defense on your behalf. We offer free initial consultations, so you have nothing to lose by speaking to our team. During your consultation, we will review the details of your case, explain your rights and options, and help you understand what to expect moving forward. We will be there to answer your questions and address your concerns every step of the way.

Don’t wait to get the help you need. Call our firm at (925) 291-5388 or contact us online to schedule your free consultation with our experienced criminal defense attorneys in Contra Costa County.

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  • Public Service and Community

    Daniel Horowitz turned down many offers to join large law firms in their trial departments.  Staying in the Lafayette Community, participating in school activities, local music programs and local athletics was more important to him.   Dan is a long serving member of the Lafayette Crime Prevention Commission and a strong supporter of LPIE, Generations in Jazz, the Chamber of Commerce, Acalanes sports and many other Lafayette and Contra Costa County charities and community organizations.

  • Lawyers in Lafayette, Contra Costa County, New York, & Washington State

     Lawyers in Lafayette is located in Contra Costa County.  We have established relationships with lawyers throughout California and the United States.  Members include legendary New York based First Amendment Attorney Martin Garbus with whom we have worked on cases from Ukraine to New York and are presently litigating a case in Washington D.C. defending two journalists sued for “trespass” when they went undercover to unearth a major news story. 

    Other members  with separate practices who work on Daniel's custom teams include Vallejo, California Criminal Defense Specialist Dan Russo, a veteran of over 300 jury trials. 

    In New York we partner with the legendary lawyer, Martin Garbus. Martin Garbus is the author of six books and over 30 articles in The New York Times, The Washington Post and the Los Angeles Times. Shouting Fire is a documentary film about his life and career. He received the Fulbright Award for his work on International Human Rights in 2010.   Horowitz and Garbus are presently set for trial in the U.S. District Court in Washington D.C. defending two journalists being sued for uncovering the Hamas connections of a well known (self identified) “civil rights” organization.

    Our physician defense group in Washington State is led by the powerhouse attorney of Washington State, Anne Bremner.  

    Our physician lawyer Dr. Mark Ravis is headquartered in Calambas, California.   Mark Ravis and Daniel Horowitz recently won a major victory in a worker's compensation fraud criminal case in Orange County.  All charges against their clients were dismissed on demurrer and on due process (Fifth Amendment) grounds.

     Lawyers in Lafayette is a slogan for branding purposes and each lawyer on this website is an independent lawyer with a separate practice.   

  • Introducing Dr. Mark Ravis Physician - Lawyer / Medical Doctor

    Our physician lawyer Mark Ravis provides the highest quality medical license representation.  Chiropractor/paralegal Michael Yates and lead counsel Daniel Horowitz complete the trial portion of the medical defense legal team.  We protect doctors on MEC review issues, medical board matters, practice group disputes and hospital discipline.   Daniel's Youtube Channel features numerous videos of interest to medical doctors.  He also discusses what it was like to litigate against Vice President Harris when she was a prosecutor in the Alameda County District Attorney's office.

  • Deeply Involved in Community Service

    Daniel Horowitz is an active community member serving for over eight years on the City of Lafayette, Crime Prevention Commission. He is a member of the Chamber of Commerce and a major contributor to Lafayette Partners in Education. Daniel is a strong supporter of Acalanes High School sports as well as Generations In Jazz and the Lafayette artistic community.

  • “I'm an Attorney and would highly recommend him to other professionals (and others alike) because he's the very BEST at what he does”
    Dan Horowitz handled my complex business issue with magnanimity, compassion, care, promptness, and utmost professionalism. I'm an Attorney and would highly recommend him to other professionals (and others alike) because he's the very BEST at what he does and has an uncanny knack at finding unique resolutions with unparalleled speed and efficiency. What is quite outatanding is that he treats each client with kindness and compassion as if a family member
    - Lovely K.
  • “What impressed me most was his unwavering dedication to achieving the best possible outcome for me.”
    I cannot express enough gratitude for the outstanding legal services provided by Daniel Horowitz. He not only possesses an in-depth understanding of the law but also demonstrated a genuine commitment to me. He took the time to listen attentively to my concerns, providing clear and concise explanations of the legal processes involved in my case. He made me feel heard and supported during this tumultuous time. What impressed me most was his unwavering dedication to achieving the best possible outcome for me. The attention to detail and strategic approach to my case were evident at every stage. I am eternally grateful towards Daniel for what he has done for me and I wholeheartedly recommend his services to anyone seeking legal representation. Thank you Dan
    - Kento T.
  • “Daniel and his team did an excellent job.”
    Daniel and his team did an excellent job. He was always readily available to take my call and provided peace of mind through a stressful situation.
    - Reid V.
  • “I would highly recommend the Law Office Of Daniel Horowitz.”
    My experience with Dan was great. I appreciate the knowledge Dan has and the professionalism they exhibit. I would highly recommend the Law Office Of Daniel Horowitz. My family and I are truly grateful we worked with him.
    - Brandon D.
  • “There are lawyers and then there are real lawyers. Dan Horowitz is a real lawyer in every since of the word.”
    There are lawyers and then there are real lawyers. Dan Horowitz is a real lawyer in every since of the word. Dan is a Certified Specialist in Criminal Law. You will not find very many attorneys having such recognition especially one that hits on all cylinders as Dan. In addition to his knowledge of the law and his experience, which I found to be unmatched, i appreciated the fact that he at all times is genuine, which for me says it all. Thank you Dan.
    - Cory N.
  • “The Best Attorney I Could Have Asked For”
    “The Best Attorney I Could Have Asked For.”
    - Katherine Ryken
  • “Dan Horowitz was the best attorney I could have asked for during a difficult time in my career.”
    Dan Horowitz was the best attorney I could have asked for during a difficult time in my career. From the moment I met him, I felt believed, respected, and safe. He and his team were endlessly responsive and empathetic to me and my family. He fought for my case day and night, always keeping my best interests at the forefront of his mind. As I learned from Dan, it is never a good time in one’s life to need legal representation - but if you need it, Dan is your person, your advocate, and your best friend. We are forever grateful for his tireless commitment to justice for the people.
    - Katherine R.
  • “Despite his kindness, I have never once doubted his ability to provide me with THE BEST representation in court.”
    He is approachable but serious. Mr. Horowitz is the perfect balance of what someone wants in a lawyer. Not only is he approachable enough to gain and value your trust, but he's a bulldog in the courtroom. Despite his kindness, I have never once doubted his ability to provide me with THE BEST representation in court. I'm so thankful to have found a lawyer capable of such a delicate balancing act.
    - Molly A.

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