Criminal Defense in Orange County
Tough Defense, Known In Fountain Valley

Fountain Valley Criminal Defense Attorney

Legal Representation for Orange County Residents

If you have been charged with a criminal offense, you are likely facing penalties that can significantly impact your personal and professional life and change the course of your future. At The Law Office of Barney B. Gibbs, we proudly provide criminal defense representation for clients located in Fountain Valley, California to help protect their rights and freedoms. Our primary Orange County criminal attorney, Barney Gibbs, has more than 30 years of experience fighting for the rights of the accused and may be able to assist you with your criminal charges.

When you bring your case to our firm, you can feel confident knowing that you have the legal guidance of a well-respected, successful attorney on your side. Over his career, Mr. Gibbs has gained an extensive familiarity with local court systems, including judges and prosecutors. This gives him a distinct advantage as he is able to anticipate their strategies and tendencies and prepare cases accordingly.

At The Law Office of Barney B. Gibbs, we can offer the following benefits:

  • Counsel rated AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • One-on-one personalized attention
  • 24/7 availability
  • More than 1,100+ counts dismissed
  • Payment plans and other financing options
  • Service rated A+ by the Better Business Bureau

Learn more about Barney Gibbs and his dedication to his practice!

We've Been Rated A+ by the Better Business Bureau

Our commitment to providing high quality service to all of our clients has been recognized by the Better Business Bureau and assigned the highest rating. This means that you can trust that our success is acknowledged by one of the most prestigious professional rating systems. Mr. Gibbs has a wide breadth of knowledge of criminal law, as he has dedicated his entire practice to the defense of the accused.

We use our experience with trial motions and bench warrants to build and execute aggressive and effective defensive strategies. Our mission is to ensure that your rights are protected every step of the way, and we will fight to see your charges reduced or dropped altogether. Additionally, we can help you find a clean start through expungements and habeas corpus writs.

Discuss the details of your case in a free consultation!

Let Us Fight Your DUI Charge – 1,100+ Counts Dismissed

Our success in the courtroom speaks for itself. In more than 2,500 cases that we've handled, over half of them have been dismissed. A proven success rate can give you the confidence that you need when handling drinking and driving charges. A DUI can be detrimental to your future, so it is essential that you have a legal professional in your corner who knows what it takes to win cases.

Mr. Gibbs understands California's DUI laws and will fight to have your charges dismissed or your penalties reduced. He also understands that fighting for alternate sentencing, such as installing ignition interlock devices, can significantly benefit certain cases. In some cases, he can even help file appeals for DUI's and have prior convictions expunged so that you can have a clean slate and a clear future.

Personalized, Affordable Legal Advocacy

Barney Gibbs believes strongly that everyone is entitled to the very best defense possible, regardless of his or her economic status. That is why he allows his clients to work out a payment plan amenable to everyone involved. Mr. Gibbs does provide high-quality representation, but that doesn't mean he reserves his top-notch attorney services for the wealthy. Don't try to take on the California courts that prosecute Fountain Valley cases on your own.

If you needed complicated surgery, you wouldn't forego the services of a skilled surgeon and try to operate on yourself. Criminal law is a complex and murky area, and it requires the keen insight of a true professional. Barney Gibbs dedicates himself to staying up-to-date on the latest developments in the California judiciary and legislature, and adjusts his defense strategy accordingly. This is a serious matter, and it requires the attention of a firm with a serious understanding of the legal principles involved.

You have nothing to lose by getting started; contact our firm for the counsel you deserve!


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Read What People Say About Barney B. Gibbs

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

    Former Client

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

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

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

    Former Client

  • “Thanks for your patience and help.”

    Former Client

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

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

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  • “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.”
  • “I want to take this opportunity to thank you for your help with my case.”
  • “Thank you from the bottom of our hearts!”

    Former Client

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

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