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Public Corruption in San Francisco

Are you facing charges of public corruption?

Public corruption occurs when an elected, or appointed, government official violates federal law by demanding, soliciting, accepting, or agreeing to accept something of value in return for being influenced as to how they perform their official duties. Public corruption can come in many forms including bribery, extortion, embezzlement and other federal crimes.

In the state of California, public corruption charges can be either misdemeanor or felony charges depending on the value of the item or gift offered. If a judicial officer, juror, arbitrator, appointee of the state, or other individual who is authorized under the law to resolve or determine a controversy, accepts a bride to sway their decision, they could be facing between 2-4 years imprisonment and $2,000-$10,000 in fines.

If you or a loved one is facing public corruption charges, your first priority should be to contact our legal team right away. Our lawyers will thoroughly review the charges filed against you, analyze all evidence and facts of your case, advise you of your legal rights and options, then help you determine the best course of action to pursue. Do not waste your time with an inexperienced attorney. Public corruption charges are taken extremely seriously by the federal government, law enforcement officials and prosecuting attorneys. In cases such as this you need the knowledge, expertise, and aggressive representation our firm will be able to provide.

Reputable and Dependable Criminal Defense

The criminal defense law firm of Okabe & Haushalter has a long tradition of success due to our dedication to each client, and commitment to providing clients with the excellent service and professional representation they deserve. We have been involved in a number of high-profile criminal cases, including the Jesse James case, the Michael Jackson case, and the OJ Simpson robbery case, where we obtained immunity for our client. One of our founding partners was a legal commentator for CNN during the controversial Casey Anthony trial and we are recognized across the nation as legal analysts for CNN, Headline news, ABC, CBS and many local stations.

Our firm's managing attorney, Ryan King, is a former Deputy District Attorney. His years at the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office allowed him to hone his criminal litigation skills, which he now uses to the benefit of all our clients. Mr. King plays a key role in the success of our firm, and his experience provides us with an insight into the prosecution's case, which many other firm and attorneys do not possess.

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Okabe & Haushalter
San Francisco Criminal Defense Lawyer

Located at:
1934 Divisadero Street
Suite 100
San Francisco, CA 94115

Local Phone: (415) 252-8530
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