Criminal Defense in Orange County
Tough Defense, Known In Cost Mesa

Costa Mesa Criminal Defense Attorney

Let Us Fight for Your Rights

Barney Gibbs is a renowned Orange County criminal lawyer with considerable experience defending clients in Costa Mesa. Countless gratified clients who now have a new lease on life thanks to Mr. Gibbs have offered glowing testimonials about his exceptional work; as a result, positive word-of-mouth has spread like wildfire throughout Costa Mesa and beyond.

He has proven that with high-quality legal representation, average citizens like yourself can beat the prosecutors at their own game. When it comes to finding a legal advocate to fight for your rights—and in some cases, even your very freedom—don’t settle for less than the very best.

When you retain The Law Office of Barney B. Gibbs, you will find the following benefits:

  • One-on-one service
  • 24/7 availability
  • Martindale Hubbell® rated AV Preeminent®
  • Financing options and payment plans
  • Success of 1,100+ counts dismissed
  • A+ rated service by the Better Business Bureau

Learn about Barney Gibbs' dedication and passion for his practice in an exclusive interview!

Our AV® Rated Law Firm Can Fight for You

One of the most prestigious legal peer review system, Martindale-Hubbell® has rated Barney B. Gibbs AV Preeminent®, which is the highest possible rating an attorney can receive. This reflects the respect that Mr. Gibbs' colleagues has for the quality of his legal counsel and the breadth of his knowledge in the field. Having represented clients in more than 2,500 cases, he brings a deep wellspring of experience in numerous matters of criminal defense law to the table.

Mr. Gibbs is well-versed in handling the following cases:

He has managed to develop such a depth of knowledge on criminal law because he has devoted himself entirely to this area rather than attempting to be a jack-of-all-trades, as some attorneys imprudently try to do. He knows the nuances of these California criminal charges inside and out, and that's exactly the kind of keen insight you need to triumph against the prosecution in Costa Mesa.

Representing Costa Mesa with the Success of 1,100+ Counts Dismissed

The success of our firm and the testimonials of the clients that have benefited from it are a testament to the approach that Mr. Gibbs takes to the cases he handles. He believes that fully dedicating his time and effort to extensively investigating the circumstances surrounding a criminal charge is the key to building an aggressive and effective case for his clients. This is especially true in DUI cases, one of the most common and detrimental charges that our clients face.

If you have been charged for a DUI in Costa Mesa, you may be feeling backed into a corner, however, we want you to know that you do have options. Mr. Gibbs can look into the breath & blood tests and other field sobriety tests used to determine your blood alcohol content to ensure that your rights were upheld throughout their administration and analysis.

The Law Office of Barney B. Gibbs can handle the following DUI issues:

Additionally, we can fight to seek alternate sentencing options such as installation of an ignition interlock device. We can also help you have your driver's license restored and, in some cases, we can fight to have prior DUI offenses expunged from your record. Our team will do everything in our power to ensure that your future is not wrongfully hindered by false accusations.

Visit our video center for helpful information from Mr. Gibbs, himself.

The First Step to a Better Criminal Defense

Too many people facing criminal charges hang their heads in defeat, wrongly believing that they don't stand a chance against the Costa Mesa court system. Our firm wants to help you find more confidence in yourself and in the merits of your case. After an initial consultation with Barney Gibbs, he will give you a candid appraisal of your chances. The other important thing to remember is that, even if you doubt your chances at trial, it may never get to that point.

If the prosecution sees that you have a reputable criminal attorney on your side rather than an inexperienced public defender, they may be more willing to settle for a reduced charge rather than risk going to court and losing outright. Take the first step in your defense by contacting an Orange County criminal defense lawyer at The Law Office of Barney B. Gibbs today.

The firm offers free and completely confidential case evaluations to any and all arrested and facing criminal allegations.


  • Better Business Bureau

Read What People Say About Barney B. Gibbs

  • “He is an honest and ethical lawyer who cares about the clients he represents.”

    Attorney Endorsement

  • “We were told you are the best in the business and you are!”

    Former Client

  • “I want to take this opportunity to thank you for your help with my case.”
  • “He is one of the few attorneys to whom I am confident in referring business.”

    Attorney Endorsement

  • “I can unequivocally state that Barney Gibbs is one of the finest criminal defense attorneys in the business.”

    Attorney Endorsement

  • “We can still depend on you and I just wanted to let you know how very much it means to us.”

    Former Client

  • “I endorse this lawyer. He is experienced and professional.”

    Attorney Endorsement

  • “Thank you from the bottom of our hearts!”

    Former Client

  • “Barney is dedicated to helping his clients in difficult situations.”

    Attorney Endorsement

  • “Thanks for your patience and help.”

    Former Client

  • “Barney Gibbs is a well-liked and knowledgeable attorney we use to teach new lawyers on the practice of DUI law.”

    Law Review CLE

  • “ He is one of the few attorneys to whom I am confident in referring business.”