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With over 80 years of combined criminal law experience, VIB Law is the largest and most successful criminal defense firm in Northern California. Our partners have consistently been recognized for excellence in their fields of practice. Partner Cameron Bowman is a former Santa Clara County prosecutor and winner of the prestigious "Trial Attorney of the Year" award. Partner Riccardo Ippolito won the Top Lawyers In California by American Lawyer Media and Pat Valencia was "Juvenile Attorney of the Year" for San Jose Magazine.

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At the Law Offices of Valencia, Ippolito & Bowman, our San Jose criminal defense lawyers provide quality representation to people in the Greater San Jose area. Our attorneys are committed to aggressively fighting for the rights of individuals accused of California state or federal crimes. Our team includes former Deputy District Attorney Cameron Bowman and other attorneys with experience as criminal prosecutors, so we know firsthand how police and district attorneys build cases. The tactics they use are nothing new to us, and we use our knowledge to defend you.

Free Consultation With a San Jose Criminal Defense Lawyer

When you need the help of a San Jose criminal defense lawyer, call our law firm at 877-766-5245. We offer payment plans, credit card payments and evening or weekend consultations. 


You know how much is at stake, so you know how important it is to choose a criminal defense lawyer with a proven track record seeking justice, as well as a law firm with the resources to overcome challenges in a professional, ethical and timely manner. We have the record and we have the resources. Our law firm has won numerous awards, including being named Criminal Defense Firm of the Year by San Jose Magazine.


Aggressive Defense Against All Criminal Charges

We handle all criminal defense cases, from the most straightforward DUI cases to capital murder cases in which someone faces the death penalty. Our San Jose criminal defense lawyers handle all phases of these cases, including bookings, arraignments and trials, and we understand the California criminal justice system like no other law firm in San Jose.

Respected by Our Clients and by the Legal Community

When the friends and family members of former clients find themselves faced with criminal charges, those clients refer their loved ones to our law firm. Our high rate of referrals is the result of our high success rate, as well as the personal attention and communication we display in every criminal defense case we handle. Our professional demeanor, including that of our exceptional support staff, has earned us an excellent reputation among our peers in the legal community, including prosecutors and judges.