Criminal Defense in Orange County
Tough Defense, Known In Fullerton

Fullerton Criminal Defense Lawyer

Skilled Representation for North Orange County

If you have been charged for a criminal offense, your future is on the line. Criminal convictions can result in serious penalties that limit your freedom and damage your personal and professional reputation. The Law Office of Barney B. Gibbs has been fighting for the rights of the accused for more than 30 years. Furthermore, he chooses to exclusively practice criminal defense, rather than spreading himself thin over a wide range of practice areas. Trust this firm if you have been arrested in the Fullerton area.

Additional benefits of retaining the representation of our firm include:

  • Service rated AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbel®
  • One-on-one personalized attention
  • Better Business Bureau rating of A+
  • Financing options including payment plans
  • 24/7 availability

What does it mean to work with an AV Rated® law firm?

Martindale-Hubbell® is a highly esteemed information service for the legal field. The rating system reflects an attorney's knowledge and experience of the law, ability to analyze and apply knowledge to legal issues, and ability to communicate with persuasion and credibility. AV Preeminent® is the highest rating that a lawyer can achieve, which means that Mr. Gibbs' peers recognize his legal capabilities among the highest in the criminal defense field.

You can trust that Barney Gibbs will effectively defend charges including:

Legal Advocacy for Accused College Students

Fullerton is a college town, which means that arrests may be more concentrated and frequent. College campuses are often the scene of public disturbance arrests as well as sex crime allegations, assault and theft. One of the most common charges in a college environment, however, is drinking and driving. If you are a California State University of Fullerton student, you can trust the respected and reputable success of our criminal attorney to fight your DUI charges.

Of the 2,500+ cases that our team of legal professionals has represented, we've successfully seen 1,100 charges dismissed. This success rate is due to the breadth of knowledge of the law and the court systems that Mr. Gibbs uses throughout his practice. He can fight to have your charges reduced or even dropped altogether. Additionally, he can help you have prior DUI's expunged from your record so that you have a clean slate to move forward.

Gain Personalized, Aggressive Legal Counsel

Too many lawyers treat their clients like products on a factory assembly line. Barney Gibbs personally devotes himself to each case and sees it through to the end. He makes an effort to get to know his clients - to understand their personal hopes and fears. In Barney Gibbs' eyes, you are more than just a case number. You are person with goals, and with a valued place in the Fullerton community that you've worked hard to build. At The Law Office of Barney B. Gibbs, we are in your corner to help protect your rights and your future.

The first step is to schedule a free consultation; get started today!


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

    Attorney Endorsement

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

    Law Review CLE

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

    Attorney Endorsement

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

    Former Client

  • “I want to take this opportunity to thank you for your help with my case.”
  • “Barney is dedicated to helping his clients in difficult situations.”

    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

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

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  • “Thanks for your patience and help.”

    Former Client

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

    Attorney Endorsement