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Jeffrey Dean Schwartz is one of the premier Criminal Defense Attorneys in San Francisco and now in Humboldt County.  As a California Criminal Defense Lawyer, Jeffrey Schwartz handles everything from Misdemeanors to Murders.  His criminal defense experience and keen knowledge of the DA’s office in Humboldt County will level the playing field as he relishes achieving the best results.

As a California Three Strikes Lawyer, as well as a Humboldt, California Drunk Driving Attorney and an Ukiah, Garberville and Mendocino Child Abuse Lawyer, Jeffrey Schwartz can greatly assist with just about any criminal situation.  

Below you will find some news clips about what Jeffrey Schwartz has accomplished in the criminal defense arena in California.


Current News

New York Times article:
Why Do Cops Lie?

Arcata woman sues city, police over potless pot search; suit alleges unlawful search, rough treatment hastened husband's death
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 Drug trafficking charges dismissed The Desert Sun
"The District Attorney is going to have to bring in real people and real evidence." Jeffrey Schwartz, defense attorney.


Bus Driver acquitted of murder                    The Desert Sun  "Justice has been served," said the defendant's twin sister who had waited outside the courtroom throughout the trial. "The evidence was very weak", defendant's attorney Jeffrey Schwartz said.


Valley man cleared by jury of July murder  The Press-Enterprise  A Superior Court jury yesterday cleared a Coachella man who had been accused of murder based on eyewitness accounts, including his daughter's. His defense attorney, Jeffrey Schwartz, argued for acquittal in his summation to the jury Thursday afternoon. The prosecution, he said, had charged the wrong man using unreliable evidence from unstable people.


A battered woman is acquitted of all charges in the shooting death of her husband                                                  The Record Search Light   A Shasta County woman who shot her husband in the face with a gun he bought her was acquitted of all charges.


Deputy demoted after beating inquiry The San Francisco Chronicle A veteran San Francisco sheriff's deputy has been demoted in rank and suspended for 30 days after an investigation into allegations that he beat an inmate who threw water and feces in his face. Jeffrey Schwartz, the inmate's attorney, has filed a complaint with the U.S. Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, and a federal grand jury investigation is under way.



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