The Law Office of Barry T. Simons is a well-respected and experienced, full service, highly qualified and professional. The Orange County Criminal Defense Lawyers of the Law Office of Barry Simons are dedicated to the aggressive representation and defense of those accused of crimes in Orange County and throughout Southern California.
Our mission is to provide highly competent and professional criminal defense legal services to those charged with crimes in the Southern California area. The Law Office of Barry T. Simons is not a "mill", or giant criminal defense firm with numerous offices throughout the entire State of California. The firm is not a collection of attorneys sharing an office or group of offices. The Law Office of Barry T. Simons consists of a group of four (4) highly experienced, dedicated, competent, and professional Orange County Criminal Defense Lawyers that are committed to the defense of those charged with a crime in Orange County and throughout Southern California. The Orange County Criminal Defense Attorneys of the Law Office of Barry T. Simons have three (3) highly experienced and highly motivated paralegals and research assistants who are dedicated and committed to the aggressive representation and defense of all our clients. This is why the Orange County Criminal Defense Attorneys of the Law Office of Barry T. Simons are Orange County's "Recognized Leaders" in Criminal Defense.
The Orange County Criminal Defense Attorneys of the Law Office of Barry T. Simons will personally meet with you and review each and every document, report, audio and video recording, printout, logs, dispatch tapes, and any other evidence in the possession of the prosecuting attorney before agreeing to enter into a plea bargain and/or settlement offer in your case. If the matter were to proceed to trial, it will not be until we have thoroughly reviewed and analyzed all of the evidence. As experienced Orange County Criminal Defense Lawyers, we recognize that any settlement or plea negotiation conducted without the accompanying leverage of discovery is pointless and a major disservice to the client. As a result, we will aggressively litigate the issue of discovery compliance during the course of your Orange County Criminal case because California Penal Code § 1054.5 requires the prosecutor to provide all available discovery prior to trial. It is our firm belief that we must obtain all the available discovery prior to engaging in settlement negotiations in all criminal matters.
The Orange County Criminal Defense Attorneys of the Law Office of Barry T. Simons will not rest until we have fully analyzed, reviewed and addressed all of the particular legal, factual, and scientific issues and defenses that may be relevant to your criminal case in order to get your criminal charges reduced or dismissed. Our office is highly dedicated to the representation of any and all working professionals including: doctors, lawyers, celebrities, law enforcement officers, loan agents, business consultants, stock brokers, security brokers, nurses, realtors, teachers, and many other working professionals throughout our nation. We have a vast collection of "Thank You" letters from all different types of individuals available for review in our office.
If you, or someone you know needs the assistance of an experienced Criminal Defense Attorney, call the Law Offices of Barry T. Simons today at: 888-938-4911, or complete the Criminal Charge Confidential Contact Form provided in this website to schedule your free consultation.
Attorney Barry T. Simons is rated "Preeminent" by Martindale-Hubbell and has also been selected to the "Who's Who in American Law".
Mr. Simons has been awarded the coveted "Peer Review" rating of AV ("very high to preeminent" in legal ability and ethics) by the Martindale-Hubbell International Law Directory. In order to receive this "AV-rating", a lawyer must be admitted to the bar for 10 years or more and have an impeccable reputation within the legal community.
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Attorney Alan Castillo heads up the firm's "general criminal" practice. Mr. Castillo joined the Law Office of Barry T. Simons in 2000 after serving with the Orange County Public Defender's Office for nearly (8) eight years. Mr. Castillo has successfully defended clients in over 5,000 criminal matters and has handled over 100 jury trials in the course of his career. Mr. Castillo has successfully tried cases to "Not Guilty" verdicts in domestic violence cases, sexual assault and sexual molestation cases, assault, assault and battery and assault with a deadly weapon cases, drug possession, drug trafficking cases, manufacturing and distribution cases, as well as driving under the influence (DUI) and being under the influence of drugs generally.
Mr. Castillo holds a solid reputation as one of Southern California's most aggressive and most experienced criminal defense lawyers. He is respected by prosecutors and judges throughout the Southern California region as a skilled trial attorney. Mr. Castillo is adept at handling all types of criminal matters and the consequences that may ensue to those who hold professional licenses or certifications.
Mr. Castillo is a member of the California Attorneys for Criminal Justice (CACJ), the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), the California Public Defenders Association (CPDA), the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Southern California, the California DUI Lawyers Association (CDLA) and the National College for DUI Defense (NCDD).
Mr. Castillo has spoken at seminars throughout the country on behalf of these organizations and was recently Recognized as an Outstanding Lawyer & Legal Professional by Stanford's "Who's Who in American Law".
Attorney Peter F. Iocona was featured in the annual OC Metro Magazine publication of the "Top-Rated DUI Attorneys" in Orange County in 2014 alongside Mr. Simons. Mr. Iocona has a rating of "10.0/10.0" or "Superb" by AVVO, a well-known and well-respected attorney-rating service.
Attorney Peter F. Iocona has also been "selected" for inclusion into the 2015 list of the "Nation’s Top One Percent", as published by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel. The National Association of Distinguished Counsel seeks to objectively recognize attorneys who raise the standards of the Bar and set an example for other lawyers to follow.
Mr. Iocona continues to be regarded as one of Orange County's most experienced DUI Trial Lawyers having successfully litigated dozens of DUI cases in courts throughout Orange County, California and Southern California.