by Marc Kohnen | Jun 29, 2021 | Criminal Defense Attorney

San Diego Cracks Down on Sexual Assaults and Violent Crimes

According to the La Jolla Light newspaper, six new lawsuits have been filed targeting San Diego Priests. Per the report, 20 plus men and women filed complaints June 2nd in San Diego Superior Court claiming decades of physical and sexual abuse against multiple high-ranking figures of the Roman Catholic Church. The lawsuits were filed by attorney Irwin Zalkin. Mr. Zalkin has stated he plans to file at least 60 more lawsuits in the near future.  This is just the latest legal incident as San Diego cracks down on sexual assaults and violent crimes.

On January 10th, 34-year-old Shaun Crocker plead guilty to molesting a 14-year-old girl at the El Cajon Courthouse. The San Diego Times reported the story and stated he could get up to a decade in State Prison. Only adding to the string of recent violence in San Diego, The San Diego Tribune published an article about a fatal shooting on January 8th. According to the the SDT report, two men fatally shot a security guard outside of a homeless shelter.

In this article we’re going to discuss some options you may want to consider if you’re facing charges for a violent or sexual offense. As these types of crimes increase, law enforcement will be on the lookout to send a message. That means harsher penalties and longer prison sentences. So, what can you do if you’re facing a serious charge? Let’s lay out some potential options.

Hiring a Violent Crimes Attorney in San Diego

With the recent uptick in violent and sexual offenses in San Diego County, law enforcement and prosecutors are out to set an example. We expect to see thorough and diligent investigations in an effort to expedite trials and deliver swift and stiff justice. Crimes against women and children, violent crimes, and sexual assaults are dealt with harshly by prosecutors. If you’re facing a violent charge or if you’re being accused of a sex offense you may want to lawyer up quickly. Hiring a violent crimes attorney in San Diego may be your best bet if you want to avoid jail time.

While no criminal defense attorney can claim to be the best, we do like to point to our reviews. Look, in our opinion experience matters. If you want to fight to protect your freedom doesn’t it make sense to retain a San Diego defense attorney with a proven track record? We think so. Marc has over 57 perfect five-star yelp reviews. In addition, Mr, Kohnen holds a 9.9 out of 10 Avvo rating with 11 peer reviews. If you’re looking to protect your freedom and defend your name you may want to talk to Marc right away. Here’s why.

Why Hire Marc Kohnen as Your San Diego Defense Lawyer?

There are lots of criminal defense attorneys in San Diego. Some focus on certain types of crimes. Other defense lawyers may be licensed in just state court, or practice only federal cases. Marc, however, is licensed in both state and federal criminal courts. More importantly, Mr. Kohnen is a national criminal trial lawyer. He has been aired on NBC, CBS, ABC, and is asked to speak on large criminal matters by the media. They value his opinion and insight into complex criminal cases.

If you’ve been accused of a crime, especially a serious offense, it may be in your best interest to retain an attorney. Marc is considered by many to be the best criminal defense lawyer in San Diego. While we cannot claim to be the best law firm, and no one can, you may want to talk check out our reviews and learn why so many of the accused have turned to Marc to defend their rights.

Do I need to Hire a Criminal Defense Attorney?

Sexual assaults and violent crimes are serious charges. Both can deliver long prison sentences. Another thing you need to consider and worry about if you’re convicted of one of these types of crimes is your personal safety behind bars. Felons who get locked up for hurting women and children, or for sex-based offenses, often get raped, beaten, or killed once in custody.

So, if you’re wondering if you need to hire a criminal defense attorney, do some research yourself. Do you want to put your fate into the hands of a public defender? Someone who is hired and paid by the state or federal government? If you’re ready to really defend yourself, give us a call. You can reach us at (619) 398-2500. Looking for a San Diego Defense Lawyer open 24 hours? Click here and fill out our contact form. An intake team member will call you shortly.

How Much Does a Violent Crimes Lawyer in San Diego Cost?

We pride ourselves on being affordable. We also offer payment plans. No, we are not the cheapest San Diego defense lawyer. However, we believe that we are the best at what we do. Does that mean we are the best criminal defense law firm in San Diego? No, again, no attorney or law firm can claim to the best. However, as we mentioned before, we have glowing 5-star reviews and client testimonials for a reason.

Marc works with each client to make payments possible, palatable, and we also offer payment plans. If you’re wondering how much a San Diego criminal defense attorney costs, try asking yourself how much you would pay to give yourself the best defense possible instead. No one wants to go to jail, or sit and serve a long prison sentence. Our law firm has won not guilty verdicts in murder trials. Something not all criminal defense attorneys can claim. We can. Call us now to find out about pricing.

Who is the Best Criminal Defense Attorney in San Diego?

If you’re reading our newest article, wondering who is the best criminal defense attorney in San Diego, you won’t find that answer here. In fact, if you’re talking to any reputable defense lawyer or gathering info on a trustworthy website, you will quickly realize that it’s against bar regulations to claim to the best. While we are cocky, and confident, in our abilities to defend the rights of the accused, we have to point to our reviews.

Yes, our clients say we are the best. Those who leave us testimonials and reviews often state their opinions, claiming we are the best criminal defense lawyers in San Diego. However, that doesn’t mean we are the best for you. Look, the most important thing (we believe) you can do to defend yourself is to talk to lots of lawyers. Get free consultations. Schedule meetings to discuss your case with different attorneys. Find an attorney you trust and believe in.

Schedule a Free Consultation with a San Diego Defense Attorney

If you would like to schedule a free consultation with a San Diego defense attorney please call us at (619) 398-2500. Our law firm is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We are located at 1350 Columbia Street, #700, in Downtown San Diego. Remember, just because you’re accused of a crime doesn’t mean you don’t have rights. Even if you’re guilty, you have options and it doesn’t have to be the end of your life. Call us now and let us fight for your freedom.

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