Criminal Defense

Criminal Defense Attorney & DUI Lawyer

Law and Justice At the Law Firm of Sean F. Leslie, I as a criminal lawyer and DUI attorney, and we as my firm, provide aggressive, experienced, affordable, and skilled legal representation to all persons and businesses that are either under criminal investigation for State or Federal crimes or have already have been charged with committing a crime in San Diego County.

I also handle many post conviction matters including motions to withdraw guilty pleas, motions to reduce felony convictions to misdemeanor convictions, motions to modify probation, appeals and expungements.

My firm is dedicated to protecting your life, liberty, freedom and constitutional rights. The criminal process is a confusing labyrinth of court hearings, motions, and negotiations with gung-ho prosecutors and judges. Let me, as your criminal defense attorney, confidently guide you through this complicated process and handle all aspects of your criminal or DUI case to achieve a favorable result!

As I am a successful and reputable criminal lawyer and dui attorney, my law firm is not a "mill" or a "1-800" law firm! I am personally involved with each and every criminal defense and dui case that comes into my firm. With over 20 years of criminal defense experience and law enforcement background as a police officer, my firm will investigate your criminal or dui case, keep you informed of all developments, and create a successful case strategy! Simply, my law firm knows how to evaluate the particulars of a criminal defense and DUI case and is able to competently handle all the legal issues and hurdles that may arise.

My firm has a "commitment to excellence" to each client and we offer our criminal defense clients individual and specialized legal representation when accused of misdemeanor and felony crimes including:

  • Assault with a deadly weapon
  • Possession of firearms
  • Concealed weapons
  • Drug possession & sales
  • Assault and battery
  • Traffic violations
  • Drunk driving offenses
  • Driver's license revocations & suspensions
  • Reckless driving cases
  • Hit-and-Run cases
  • Driving on a suspended license
  • Drunk in public
  • Sex crimes, including DNA testing
  • Rape & molestation
  • Forgery cases
  • Forgery of checks
  • Strike cases (3 Strikes)
  • Fraud & embezzlement
  • Quasi-criminal matters, including licensing issues involving occupational boards, professional boards, and government administrative boards
  • Murder/Homicide/Manslaughter
  • Vehicle manslaughter
  • Violent crimes
  • Theft crimes
  • Burglary cases
  • White collar crimes
  • Juvenile crimes
  • Internet crimes
  • Domestic violence
  • Misdemeanor crimes
  • Felony crimes
  • Federal crimes
  • Search and seizure issues
  • Bail reduction & O.R. release
  • Appeals
  • Probation & Parole matters
  • Sentencing matters, including modification
  • Pardons
  • Cleaning up your criminal record
  • Expungement of your conviction
  • Sealing an arrest record
  • Recalling bench warrants
  • Probation revocations
  • Early termination of probation
  • Extradition Issues
  • Restraining order violations
  • Warrants
  • Withdrawal of guilty pleas

Please remember that as a criminal defendant in our legal system, you, your friend, or your family member is always INNOCENT until proven guilty, and it is up to the prosecution to prove the defendant guilty beyond a reasonable doubt of all criminal charges. Let me and my firm, as your criminal defense attorney, protect your rights and freedom and hold the prosecution to their burden!

If you are under investigation as a suspect in a crime or have been charged with a crime anywhere in San Diego County including, Vista, Carlsbad, El Cajon, Chula Vista, Encinitas, Oceanside or San Diego, then let me as an experienced criminal lawyer and dui attorney defend you and protect your rights under the criminal justice system!

Please call the Law Firm of Sean F. Leslie at (760) 579-0380 and ask to speak with me, or you can contact us online to request your free consultation. I look forward to speaking with you.