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Salinas White Collar Crime Lawyer

Defending Clients in Monterey & the Surrounding Counties

White collar crimes are serious offenses and can be prosecuted at both the state and federal level. At Law Offices of William V. Pernik, we know that you could be facing heavy penalties and fines, a significant loss of liberty, and may be ordered to repay significant restitution to the victim. Our Salinas white collar crimes attorneys will work with you to create a tailored defense, aggressively representing your interests throughout the course of your case.

After an arrest and accusation, contact our office right away and schedule a free case evaluation with a member of our team.

Types of White Collar Crime Cases We Handle

At our office, our team of Salinas white collar crime lawyers are ready to handle even the most complex matters, including those related to:

  • Computer fraud
  • Bankruptcy fraud
  • Credit card fraud
  • Annuity fraud
  • Embezzlement
  • Tax evasion
  • Environmental law violations
  • Money laundering
  • Insider trading
  • Anti-trust violations

Challenging Your Charges

Most white collar crimes are related to theft and fraud, and many white collar cases revolve around deception in order to secure financial gain. We use our extensive knowledge to help you work toward resolution.

Depending on the circumstances of your case, our approach may include:

  • Challenging insufficient evidence during the investigation to get charges dropped
  • Negotiating a plea agreement with prosecutors for reduced charges and penalties
  • Challenging the evidence against you if it has been illegally obtained
  • Bringing motions to suppress in order to prevent the government from being able to use illegally obtained evidence in their case against you
  • If your case goes to jury trial, we can pinpoint weaknesses in the case against you and effectively present evidence to establish potential defenses

We can also utilize our professional network, which includes quality and trusted forensic accountants, private investigators, and substance abuse and mental health experts, to help us prepare and present evidence in court.

Law Offices of William V. Pernik Will Fight for You

If you’ve been accused of a white collar crime, you need an experienced, resourceful, and aggressive defense advocate. Call Law Offices of William V. Pernik today to schedule your free initial consultation.

Law Offices of William V. Pernik serves the entire Monterey County, including the cities of Salinas, Marina, Monterey, Carmel, and Pacific Grove, and accepts cases from nearby counties of Santa Cruz and San Benito. Upon request, we also take selected cases from the San Francisco Bay Area.

Call (831) 273-3152 to schedule a free case evaluation with Law Offices of William V. Pernik today.

The Opinions That Matter

See What Our Client Have To Say
  • “William was very friendly and checked on the status of my file for free.”

    Ba C.

  • “Amazing in every way.”

    Kritine F.

  • “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

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


  • “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.”


  • “Mr. Pernik has so much compassion for his clients, his integrity is beyond approach.”

    Jacqueline W.

  • “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”


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

    Annia R.

  • “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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  • “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.

  • “They took care of me all the way through my conviction, he was even able to extend my surrender date without any hesitations.”

    Yolanda L.

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

    J TD T.

  • “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 hope not to need a criminal lawyer again soon but it's nice to know where to find a good one!!”

    Steven M.

  • “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.”