San Diego'sPremier Criminal Defense Attorneys

We have 100+ years of combined experience and hundreds of trials under our belts!

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Rated AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell®, listed in Best Lawyers in America®, and more!

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Hundreds of CasesSuccessfully Handled by Our Firm

From reduced charges to not guilty jury verdicts, we have proven we are capable warriors both in and out of the courtroom.

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Vista Criminal Defense Attorneys

Get 80+ Years of Experience on Your Side

If you were arrested anywhere in San Diego, North County, or surrounding areas in Southern California, you will need a strong defense attorney on your side. Under the representation of Bill Nimmo & Raymond Gomez, Attorneys at Law, (an association of sole practitioners) you can experience the benefit of being in the care of a professional who has committed decades of experience to helping people fight criminal charges. When you retain Bill Nimmo or Ray Gomez, you can work with an attorney who has accomplished more than the average attorney.

Our notable achievements include the following:

  • Each attorney is AV® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Each attorney has practiced criminal law for over 35 years; together, they have hundreds of jury trials
  • Bill Nimmo is a former prosecutor who understands how the prosecution thinks
  • Ray Gomez is a former Supervisor of North County's legendary Defenders, Inc.
  • Each attorney has a reputation for outstanding case results

Awards we have won include the following:

  • San Diego Trial Lawyer of the Year
  • Criminal Defense Bar Association's
    Directors Award for Excellence
  • San Diego Top Criminal Attorney Award (2008, 2010)
  • Best Lawyers in America

Each lawyer has a reputation with the prosecutors and the court system that they can and will take a case to trial if negotiations fail to get the desired result. As two of San Diego's finest criminal defense attorneys, we have the accolades and achievements to skillfully handle your case. When you are in need of a hard-hitting lawyer in your corner, you can rest assured that we can fight tirelessly on your behalf so you can resolve your case and move on with your life.

San Diego's Premier Criminal Defense Lawyers

The actions that you take immediately following an arrest can be some of the most critical moments of your case. Having anyone less than a reliable, professional, ethical, and proven attorney by your side could be catastrophic to your defense. We are known throughout the San Diego area for being unwavering advocates of clients' rights in all stages of criminal defense.

As experienced trial attorneys, we handle a wide range of criminal defense cases:

You can trust that our accolades in the legal community and our successful case results on behalf of our clients can serve as proof that our attorneys are among the finest practicing defense lawyers in the San Diego County area. Our significant accomplishments combined with our excellent reputation in the courts are a testament to why we are renowned Vista criminal attorneys and they are a validation of our dedication to our clients' rights and freedoms.

Mistakes can happen anytime. We are here to help you!

If a mistake has sparked a run-in with the law, you will need the best possible legal representation from a lawyer who is willing to go the distance on your behalf.

We proudly serve the following areas in North San Diego County:

If you have been arrested in any of the areas listed above, you should consult our hardworking and award-winning attorneys as soon as possible. We would be proud to defend your reputation after serious criminal charges have been filed against you.

Your free consultation awaits - contact us today!

Contact Bill Nimmo and Ray Gomez immediately after your arrest. It may seem as though the evidence against you is overwhelming, but with the right representation at your side, there may be defense strategies available to you.

Call us today to schedule a free case evaluation with one of the award-winning criminal defense lawyers!