San Francisco & San Mateo Criminal Defense Lawyer

From the moment you are charged with a crime (or even before, if you retain me early enough) I, Frank Bell, will put my extensive investigation, preparation and courtroom experience to work in your defense. I spend the time necessary to make sure that we have developed the best defense possible prior to discussing settlement or going to trial.

Discuss your case with an experienced and 40-year AV rated* criminal defense attorney by Martindale-Hubbell prior to making a decision that may affect your future.

Criminal Investigation

I have had considerable success at trial, resulting in being named a Super Lawyer® by my peers in California and a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America. While it is important to consider the big picture in criminal law, it pays to notice the details. Part of my success in criminal defense is my extensive investigation process.

Criminal Defense Cases

My criminal defense firm offers the resources and experience to handle any type of criminal allegation, including:

After over 40 years of criminal law experience, I have become very familiar with the criminal justice system, and can sometimes obtain a victory where a less experienced or well-trained lawyer might not. I also know my clients are the most important aspect of every case, and that preparation, commitment and hard work are the keys to success. Getting to know my client and understanding the charge they face is essential to the development of an effective defense. Whether you need federal bank fraud or California drunk driving defense lawyer, I am ready to defend you.

Contact a San Francisco Bay Area state & federal criminal trial attorney for an initial consultation.

*Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the Judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Ratings fall into two categories - legal ability and general ethical standards.