Ventura Criminal Defense Lawyer for Gang Crimes

The number of private-practice attorneys who are presented with the opportunity to handle a high-level gang case is low. Mr. Welch is one of the few practicing lawyers who handles these types of cases, and he is one of the leading gang crime defense attorneys in all of Southern California.

The mark of a great criminal defense lawyer is his ability to yield successful results for difficult cases. Mr. Welch has done exactly this time and time again. His case results speak to his commitment to excellence.

Highlights of Mr. Welch's victories include:

  • Described as one of the greatest trial victories in all of Ventura County, Mr. Welch defended a Lemonwood Chique gang member who was accused of the attempted murder of a rival gang member. Facing life in prison, the defendant was taken to trial under Mr. Welch's representation and the case was won in the defendant's favor.
  • Mr. Welch defended a member of the Los Angeles Crips who was accused of gang robbery at gunpoint. The defendant, who faced a lifetime term of imprisonment upon conviction, was in good hands with Mr. Welch. The attorney's skillful negotiation methods with the District Attorney resulted in dismissal of the charges.

About Gang Crime Charges

In California, gang crime charges are punishable under Penal Code section 186.22. These types of offenses are categorized as two separate crimes. The first penalizes any type of participation in a criminal street gang, while the second penalizes any type of crime committed for the benefit of the gang.

Proven defense against your gang crime charges is only a phone call away. At the Law Office of Christopher P. Welch, Mr. Welch is available to meet you free of charge. Mr. Welch is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to meet the needs of his clients.

Contact us today to get your defense case started in Ventura, California.