California Criminal Defense

Stockton Attorney Allen Sawyer

Your Trusted California Criminal Defense Lawyer

California defense attorney Allen Sawyer defends individuals charged with serious crimes throughout the state. He focuses on high profile cases with significant media attention. With more than 20 years of experience as a California attorney, including time spent as a prosecutor, California defense attorney Allen Sawyer brings a unique cache of legal expertise as well as passionate dedication to his criminal defense clients in Stockton, Sacramento, San Francisco, Northern California, Los Angeles, and San Diego.

Experienced Defense for California Criminal Matters

Northern California criminal defense attorney Allen Sawyer serves Sacramento and San Jose

Having practiced law both as a prosecutor and a California defense attorney, Allen Sawyer possesses a distinctively informed perspective regarding both sides of a criminal trial. His background, experience, and reputation as a high-profile California defense lawyer for criminal matters have frequently led the media to seek his commentary on current legal issues. He offers a range of criminal defense services to his California clients in the Stockton, Sacramento, and Northern California areas:


California Defense—Allen Sawyer’s expertise as a criminal attorney in defending individuals facing misdemeanor and felony charges extends across a variety of legal matters.

  • Assault, Homicide and other Violent Personal Crimes
  • Aiding and Abetting, Conspiracy, and other Inchoate Crimes
  • Burglary, Larceny, and other Property Crimes

Marijuana Criminal Defense—Regarded as the top criminal defense lawyer for those facing marijuana criminal charges, attorney Allen Sawyer brings specialized experience to marijuana defense cases, particularly in this post-Proposition 64 era.

  • Serious Marijuana Criminal Defense Charges
  • Wrongly-classified Offenses
  • Reduction or Expungement of Criminal Offenses

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White Collar Criminal Defense—California criminal attorney Allen Sawyer handles a spectrum of white collar criminal defense cases including but not limited to:

  • Embezzlement
  • Real Estate Fraud

Fully Dedicated to Your Defense

In matters of serious criminal charges, Allen Sawyer takes an aggressive and individualized approach to the unique circumstances of every client. Understanding the importance of listening, and attuned to the particular aspects of your case, Allen Sawyer draws on his expertise to craft a legal strategy specifically tailored for you. With hundreds of California criminal defense cases under his belt, attorney Allen Sawyer knows what it takes to achieve an acquittal; however, he strives first and foremost to help his clients avoid the need to go to court in the first place.

Committed, Compassionate Criminal Defense

Attorney Allen Sawyer has experience not only as prosecutor and criminal defense attorney, but also as a defendant. Having been personally involved in legal circumstances similar to his clients’, Allen Sawyer understands first-hand the all-encompassing effect legal issues have on every aspect of life. It is not only the potential prospect of incarceration that weighs so heavily, but also the impact across the board—on your finances, on your current employment situation, on your future employment possibilities, and on your reputation. As someone who has undergone these trials and emerged on the other side, California criminal defense attorney Allen Sawyer appreciates how crucial a proficient and compassionate attorney really is. He is fully committed and ready to fight for you. Located in Stockton, California, Allen Sawyer will frequently work on cases with Attorney Ken Rosenfeld