San Diego Criminal Defense Attorneys

The Law Offices of C. Bradley Patton offers top-notch criminal defense representation by one of San Diego’s finest attorneys. Brad Patton offers a level of expertise, service and dedication that is second to none. The San Diego criminal defense attorneys at The Law Offices of C. Bradley Patton is recommended by judicial officers, law enforcement, and highly regarded legal professionals to assist family, friends and loved ones who find themselves in need of criminal defense representation. We serve the entire San Diego County area including Carlsbad, Vista, Escondido, Encinitas, Oceanside & El Cajon.

With more than 40 years of experience in criminal law, Brad Patton is one of San Diego’s premier criminal defense attorneys. He is a Certified Criminal Law Specialist, has been recognized as Trial Attorney of the Year, and has twice been named San Diego Criminal Defense Attorney of the Year. Mr. Patton was honored in 2012 with the E. Stanley Conant Award for his unselfish devotion to protecting the rights of the indigent accused.

Cases We Handle

The highly skilled San Diego criminal defense lawyers at our firm handle all types of criminal cases and DUI cases. These include:

College campus crimes

Drug crimes



Federal crimes


Juvenile crimes



Parole violations

Probation violations

Property crimes

Violent crimes

Weapons offenses

White collar crimes

Over the course of his remarkable career, Mr. Patton has represented clients in some of the highest media profile cases in San Diego history, including several high profile death penalty and murder cases. Mr. Patton has developed a reputation among judges, prosecutors, and the legal community as being one of the most highly regarded criminal defense attorneys in San Diego County.

The Law Offices of C. Bradley Patton prides itself on client interaction and communication. Being “in the loop” is an often overlooked aspect to choosing a lawyer when the main focus is on defending the criminal charges at hand. At the Law Offices of C. Bradley Patton, our San Diego criminal defense attorneys will not only receive excellent quality of defense, but you will be kept informed of all happenings on your case.

Your case is of utmost important to you, and therefore it is of utmost importance to us! We understand that your case directly affects your life. We strive to reach all goals for your case and do so with aggressive investigation and advocacy in and outside of the courtroom.

The Law Offices of C. Bradley Patton is headquartered in Carlsbad, CA. Our San Diego criminal defense attorneys take cases in all areas of San Diego including Vista, Downtown, El Cajon, Chula Vista, Kearny Mesa, and juvenile court. We also handle matters in Riverside County and Orange County. We are available to meet for consultations during business hours and will make special arrangements to accommodate your schedule by meeting after-hours and on weekends if necessary. The team of San Diego criminal defense attorneys at our firm want to make sure that your needs are met and you are provided the service your deserve.

If you or a loved one has been arrested or are facing criminal charges in San Diego county or neighboring areas, you need a qualified and experienced San Diego Criminal Attorney. Contact our Carlsbad, California criminal defense lawyers today for a free legal consultation at (760) 438-3636.

Contact our team of San Diego criminal defense attorneys here for a free consultation. Our Carlsbad, California DUI defense team serve all of San Diego County including San Diego, El Cajon, Escondido, Pacific Beach, Oceanside, Vista, Chula Vista, San Ysidro, San Marcos, National City, Santee, Poway, Imperial Beach, Lemon Grove, Coronado, Solana Beach, Encinitas, Ocean Beach and Hillcrest.