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    Know and Protect Your Rights in a Criminal Defense Matter

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      Know and Protect Your Rights in a Criminal Defense Matter

          Martina Avalos
          Martina Avalos Senior Attorney
          • Martina’s experience in the criminal defense field extends throughout California, having worked at multiple public defender offices throughout the state and gaining valuable experience along the way.
          • Martina is a Bay Area native, and she is passionate about helping those in her community navigate the often confusing and overwhelming criminal justice system.
          • Martina attributes much of her success in the courtroom to the unwavering trust she develops with her clients.
          • Martina obtained her bachelor’s degree from U.C. Berkeley before attending U.C. Davis, School of Law to earn her J.D.
          About Martina Avalos

          Martina Avalos is an experienced, passionate trial attorney with an unwavering commitment to criminal defense. She is a Bay Area native who firmly believes that the foundation of her success in the legal field can be attributed to the steadfast trust between her and her clients. Martina has ample experience in the courtroom, and she has represented clients accused of a wide array of crimes, including murder, attempted murder, sex offenses, kidnapping, torture, conspiracy, fraud, drug sales, robbery, domestic violence and driving under the influence. She uses this experience to help clients achieve favorable outcomes in some of the most difficult situations.

          Martina earned her law degree from U.C. Davis, School of Law. She did her undergraduate work at U.C. Berkeley, where she majored in Anthropology and doubled minored in Art History & Theater and Performance Studies. Martina is a skilled trial attorney and negotiator who has practiced all over the state of California, gaining invaluable experience at multiple public defender offices including San Francisco, Monterey, Solano, and San Bernardino. During her time as a public defender at the San Bernardino Public Defender’s Office, Martina led a team of 8 felony attorneys whose dismissal rate rose over 73% under her guidance. As a fierce and relentless advocate, she is committed to providing her clients with exceptional legal representation.

          Martina is an avid dancer who is a former cheerleader for the then Oakland Raiders. She has trained at the Alvin Ailey Dance School in New York and has competed internationally in Salsa and Bachata.

          Our criminal defense lawyers at The Nieves Law Firm serve clients in Oakland, CA and surrounding areas, including Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Solano and San Francisco counties. Call for free consultation
          Martina Avalos

          Martina Avalos

          The Nieves Law Firm, APC
          Oakland Criminal Lawyer | California Criminal Defense
          160 Franklin St. Ste. 210
          CA 94607
          (510) 779-2082 N/A
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