Trial-Tested Experience to Help Keep You Out of Jail

John Klopfenstein is a fearless trial attorney with expansive knowledge of the legal system. Schedule a free consultation with our award-winning attorney today.

  • 10,000+

    Clients Successfully Helped

  • 25+

    Years of Legal Experience

  • 200+

    Jury Trials to Verdict

  • 100%

    Focused on Client Service

Salinas Criminal Defense Attorney

Experienced & Trial-Tested Legal Representation

Whether you are facing serious criminal charges, suffered an injury caused by negligence, or dealing with a workplace issue, you need a skilled and knowledgeable attorney on your side to protect your rights and best interests, while guiding you through the complexities of the legal process. At the Law Office of John Klopfenstein, we have successfully helped more than 10,000 clients and are fully focused on providing the best service.
Attorney John Klopfenstein has been handling criminal cases for more than 27 years. He is a well-respected criminal defense attorney in the Monterey and Salinas area with a great reputation with the Deputy District Attorneys and local Judges. He can use this experience in zealously representing your criminal case that will keep you out of jail at a price that you can afford.
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About The Firm

Proving Legal Service Since 1993

John Klopfenstein has established himself as a reputable and trial-tested lawyer in the Monterey and Salinas area. He has successfully defended cases involving Narcotics, Driving Under the Influence, Domestic Battery, Assault, Robbery, Home Invasion, Trespass, Rape, Grand Theft and Homicide. He is also a member of the California Attorneys for Criminal Justice, Monterey County Bar Association Referral Panel, Public Defender Association, California DUI Lawyers Association, and the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 for Criminal Defense.

Our Salinas criminal defense attorney is a fearless legal professional who will not sell you out and will keep you out of jail. We handle all areas of criminal law and can get your charges and penalties reduced! Do not hesitate to schedule a free consultation to let us review your case, figure out all your legal options, and help you get the best possible results.

Meet John Klopfenstein

Learn more about the award-winning attorney who will be fighting for your rights.

  • BBB
  • California DUI Lawyers Association
  • Lawyers of Distinction
  • The National Trial Lawyers - Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • The National Trial Lawyers - Top 40 Under 40
  • CACJ
  • California Public Defenders Association
  • 10 Best American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys

Client Testimonials

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  • I recommend anyone to check John out if you are in a tight spot.

    “Mr. Klopfenstein ably represented my family and business today. He understood law better than the other side and was able to neutralize a bully who could have hurt us bad without his service. I ...”

    - Pete & Aida W.
  • John knows what freedom is about and he knows how to win freedom for others.

    “One of the greatest trial lawyers of this or any other time. Our clients always felt assured of the best possible results when entrusting their very lives into the talented and capable hands of John ...”

    - Former Yolo County Public Defender, Barry Melton
  • I strongly support Mr.┬áKlopfenstein's┬áservices to all.

    “Mr. Klopfenstein represented me legally with utmost respect and professionalism. I strongly support Mr. Klopfenstein's services to all. Simply a good old fashion positive approach to legal issues.”

    - Arthur B.
  • He helped me through a very hard time. He can help you too.

    “I would recommend this attorney to anyone who may be facing criminal prosecution. John is understanding and nonjudgmental. He helped me through a very hard time. He can help you too.”

    - Kathryn
  • He will truly fight for your rights.

    “My experience with the Law office of John Klopfenstein has been nothing but positive. Mr. Klopfenstein has been been professional, courteous, knowledgeable and understanding of the concerns and ...”

    - Rita S.
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Let the Law Office of John Klopfenstein Help You Immediately

Our experience allows you to get a fast and affordable resolution to your legal troubles! Our firm has developed close relationships with judges and District Attorneys to negotiate favorable plea bargains on behalf of our clients.

However, we are not afraid to take your case to trial in order to get the most positive outcome in your case. Attorney Klopfenstein has taken more than 200 jury trials to verdict.

In addition to effective criminal defense services, we also provide legal representation in personal injury and employment law matters. He has handled cases in both state and federal courts throughout Northern California.

9 W Gablian St.,
Suite 6
Salinas, CA 93901
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