Criminal Defense in Orange County
Tough Defense, Known In Laguna Beach

Laguna Beach Criminal Defense Attorney

Our Firm Knows the Terrain

Barney Gibbs has worked the California courts that handle Laguna Beach cases for several decades-since 1983. In that time, he has come to know these halls of power. From the prosecutors to the judges, and the clerks who have been involved in his past cases, and who will inevitably be involved with his future cases, for Laguna Beach cases and the California legal system, there is no "uncharted territory" for Barney Gibbs.

His keen insight on the main players helps him with his tactics both in and out of the courtroom. When it comes to choosing an Orange County criminal defense lawyer to represent your interests and fight for your rights, don't choose someone who isn't profoundly familiar with the courts that prosecute Laguna Beach cases. Choose a legal professional who has walked this legal landscape thousands of times. Choose Barney Gibbs.

Aggressive Defense Attorney

The sad truth is, too many people believe they don't stand a chance against the all-powerful legal system, and so they give up, agreeing to plead guilty without a fight. While it's perfectly understandable to feel intimidated, don't succumb to it. Fight for your name. Fight for your family. This is a fight that you can win. Barney Gibbs can say that with confidence, because he has stood on those battle lines time again, facing those California prosecutors he has come to know so well, and he has triumphed. With Barney Gibbs, you get a legal advocate who will aggressively defend your rights. But if he is going to dedicate himself to your cause, he needs to know you are dedicated as well. A passionate defense attorney and an equally passionate client make a winning team.

Get Your Life on Track

It's time to reclaim control over your own life, over your own future. That process begins with a simple phone call. During this first meeting, Barney Gibbs will sit down with you and discuss the details of your case - at no charge to you. Take the first step, and you will find that Barney Gibbs is one high-caliber Orange County criminal attorney who is fair, honest, aggressive, and hard-working.

Contact Barney Gibbs today and schedule an appointment for a FREE initial consultation.


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Read What People Say About Barney B. Gibbs

  • “ He is one of the few attorneys to whom I am confident in referring business.”
  • “We can still depend on you and I just wanted to let you know how very much it means to us.”

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

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  • “I want to take this opportunity to thank you for your help with my case.”
  • “We were told you are the best in the business and you are!”

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

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

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

    Former Client

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

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

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  • “Thanks for your patience and help.”

    Former Client

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

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