High Profile Defense

Allen Sawyer is among the area’s top attorneys for criminal defense and cannabis compliance. His highly sought-after expertise is shown on television, in news publications, and in California courtrooms.

If you need a skilled attorney who has worked on both sides of the aisle, you need Allen Sawyer on your side.

Criminal Defense

Choosing the right California criminal defense lawyer is the first critical step in the process of ensuring that your rights are protected when charged with a crime.  Attorney Allen Sawyer is a former California prosecutor and has first-hand expertise on both sides of the legal aisle.

Cannabis Compliance

Federal and State laws governing cannabis impact the way businesses handle this substance.  Allen Sawyer ensures that you understand cannabis legal compliance laws and helps you manage your business accordingly.

Marijuana Lawyer

Our Stockton and San Jose marijuana lawyers currently represent medical marijuana collectives in civil litigation against local cities that are attempting to close its dispensaries and deprive its citizens of safe access to legal medical marijuana.

White Collar Defense

White collar crime defense takes a certain amount of patience and expertise. While working as a former prosecutor, California White Collar Criminal Defense Attorney Allen Sawyer received specialized training in how to prosecute white collar crimes.

Your Attorney Matters

Representing individuals charged with crimes in the Center Valley area, Allen Sawyer’s experience as a Stockton criminal defense attorney spans a wide array of charges.

Criminal Defense

Northern California Criminal Defense Attorney Allen Sawyer not only understands both ends of the legal system, but also has personal experience as both lawyer and defendant.

Cannabis Compliance

As California implements new Medical Marijuana laws and the potential of Recreational Cannabis increases, it is important to be aware of how your county is impacted. 

Marijuana Defense

It’s important to stay abreast of California marijuana laws when it comes to defense matters. Allen Sawyer is proficient in cannabis laws.

White Collar Defense

As a former California prosecutor, Allen Sawyer understands white collar crimes and defense from both sides of the aisle.


Embezzlement breaches a relationship of trust. California embezzlement defense lawyer Allen Sawyer understands embezzlement charges and provides an aggressive defense.

Your Attorney Matters

The most important aspect of your defense is your attorney. Northern California attorney Allen Sawyer provides exemplary legal services to his clients.

Hard Working and Caring

Mr. Sawyer is extremely hard working and compassionate. He truly cares about what’s best for his clients and goes the extra mile to make sure you get the best possible outcome.

NOTE: Mr. Sawyer has also won millions of dollars for his clients as a Personal Injury Lawyer.



Honest and Respected

Best criminal attorney in the Central Valley. Allen Sawyer has the knowledge, expertise, experience to represent you effectively with your case. His 22 years of experience gives him the insight into how to win your case.

Mr Sawyer is honest and respected. I have been very pleased with the outcome. He is diligent and works hard to represent his clients. I would highly recommend this guy!

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Conscientious, Ethical & Diligent

I have consulted and hired Mr. Sawyer on numerous occasions. I have always found his performance to be impeccable. His is extremely informative and well versed in numerous aspects of the law. His advice has always been insightful and most importantly, useful! I have found him to be most trustworthy and ethical.




Effort to resolve client's case

Best Defense Lawyer in the Central Valley!

Mr. Sawyer is very effective. He is approachable and open to questions and personal concerns. There were many loose ends that could have caused trouble for my case, but Mr. Sawyer went above and beyond the call of duty (beyond what most lawyers would do) to make a positive outcome. The prosecution was left with their jaws open and a look of dismay way before the case was over. The jury did not have to deliberate long to come back with a decision of not guilty.

D.C. Royce


Allen Sawyer Defends Anthony Silva in New Charges


Grand Jury Report Is One-Sided

Now public is the grand jury report used to indict former Stockton Mayor Anthony Silva, represented by Attorney Allen Sawyer, who heavily criticized the grand jury process. Reported by FOX40, Silva is accused of embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from the...

Allen Sawyer Calls for Internal Investigation

STOCKTON — According to Recordnet.com, Attorney Neat Allen Sawyer issued a letter of complaint, dated August 23, 2018, to the Stockton Police Department and Mayor Michael Tubbs stating that a false police report against his client, who remains anonymous, had been...

Attorney Mark Thiel Appears in Court

Represented by California Criminal Defense Lawyer, Allen Sawyer, Mark Thiel, an attorney who served on the Stockton County School Board for 16 years, made his first court appearance on Friday, August 10, 2018. Mr. Thiel was recently indicted by a grand jury for...

Officer Faces Charges resulting from Stockton Father’s Death

A crash that happened over one year ago is now being considered a crime. Officer Nestor Velasquez hit and killed 28-year-old father Titus Tabotabo while the latter was driving home from work. Valasquez was responding to an armed suspect and driving through the same...

Legal Expert Allen Sawyer on CBS13

California Criminal Defense Lawyer Allen Sawyer As Seen on CBS13 Attorney and legal expert Allen Sawyer weighs in on the arrest of Joseph D'Angelo with CBS13 in Sacramento, California. Criminal defense lawyer and former prosecutor, Allen Sawyer can discuss this case...

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