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Criminal Defense Lawyers in Carmel Valley

Relentlessly Pursuing Justice for You

When facing criminal charges, having a skilled lawyer on your side could mean the difference between a conviction and your freedom. Rather than leaving the outcome of your case up to chance or in the hands of an inexperienced attorney, reach out to our team at the Law Offices of William V. Pernik. We have years of experience providing focused representation to individuals involved in various legal matters. Throughout the course of our practice, we have challenged the evidence presented by tough prosecutors and have obtained dismissals and reductions of charges for past clients.

A conviction for a misdemeanor or felony offense could be punished by jail or prison time, as well as hefty fines. We know how to develop effective defense strategies, and we will fight hard to obtain a favorable outcome in your case.

Speak with one of our attorneys during a free consultation by calling us at (831) 269-5353.

Providing Personalized Representation

Our lawyers are committed to protecting your rights, and we will take the time to learn about you and your circumstances as we develop a unique defense strategy on your behalf. We also understand that being charged with a crime can be a stressful situation, as the outcome of your case can tremendously impact your life. That is why we will be on your side from start to finish, helping you understand the allegations made against you and keeping you updated on the status of your case.

Our attorneys provide fierce advocacy for a variety of offenses, including:

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The legal processes involving criminal matters can be quite complex. Backed by extensive experience, we have a sound understanding of the law and can provide the guidance you need to navigate your case. Our Carmel Valley criminal defense lawyers will conduct thorough research and explore every avenue to work toward getting your charges reduced or dropped.

To find out how we can help, call us at (831) 269-5353 or contact us online.

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  • “I was fighting a DUI prison case. Those cases are usually very black and white for judges. Mr. Pernik guided me in the right direction so my case turned out very beneficial for me. His statements are very well put together.”

    Avvo Reviewer

  • “I highly recommend Mr. Pernick. He is extremely knowledgeable about complex criminal defense issues. He is very hard-working and provides excellent representation for his clients. No one will work harder to achieve the best result.”


  • “William stood out as the most honest, hard working and compassionate.”


  • “I found myself in a very tough situation and Mr. Pernik first of all was straight forward with me he was honest and all around very knowledgeable on what to do in regards to my case. He offered me peace of mind and got me through a very tough stage”


  • “Mr. Pernik really took the time to know me personally he understood my situation. He genuinely wanted to help me during a difficult time in my life. He fought for me in court to modify my sentence.”

    Avvo Reviewer

  • “Not only did he fight for the best outcome for me, but he also was available to answer my questions 24-7. I felt very protected and calm when Mr. Pernik would enter the court room”

    Avvo Reviewer

  • “I felt like he understood the stress me and my family were going through and held our hand through the process”

    Alex F.

  • “He is an active listener, dedicated to his profession and his community.”

    J TD T.

  • “Roland listened to me, asked appropriate questions and provided me with the information that I needed in order to make an informed decision.”

    Chris m.

  • “Amazing in every way.”

    Kritine F.

  • “If you want solid representation from someone who is non-judgmental and has your back, look no further.”

    Annia R.

  • “You will not regret hiring him as your legal counsel. I honestly, cannot thank him enough for his dedication, hard work, and patience with my case that lasted over 18 months”

    Rob M.

  • “I must say Mr. William Pernik is an exemplary exception to this rule. I cannot say enough wonderful things about Mr. Pernik and his professionalism as an attorney and his compassion for his client's rights.”

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  • “William was very friendly and checked on the status of my file for free.”

    Ba C.

  • “Mr. William Pernik is extremely intelligent and caring with his clients. Not a very easy combination to find in a lawyer. He looks at all the options for the best possible fair and just outcome in a case.”