Tustin CA Criminal Defense Attorney
Aggressively Fighting for You

Scott C. Thomas protects your rights against serious charges.

Coto de Caza Criminal Defense Attorney

Scott C. Thomas protects your rights against serious criminal charges.

A Former Prosecuter Aggressively Fighting for You

Scott C. Thomas protects your rights against serious charges.

Scott C. Thomas is the go-to criminal defense attorney for clients in and around Coto de Caza, CA, with over a decade of legal experience. He has fought tirelessly to defend countless individuals facing serious felony or misdemeanor charges across Orange County California courts. With Scott on your side, you can expect passionate yet personalized legal advice that truly understands your unique case challenges – giving you the best possible chance at success!

If you’ve been accused of a crime, Scott C. Thomas is here to guard your rights and further your best interests – no matter the cost. Reach out today at 949-945-2085 or contact us online for an initial consultation and get started on the road towards justice.

Why You Need a Coto de Caza Criminal Defense Attorney

If convicted of a felony or misdemeanor, the potential penalties are significant. Depending on your charges’ gravity, you could face jail time and/or steep fines, as well as probation and other serious consequences. When you contact our Criminal Defense Law office for assistance, we will:

  • Provide a thorough explanation of the charges and all court proceedings.
  • Collect evidence and witness statements to build your defense case.
  • Use aggressive legal strategies to fight for your rights in court.
  • Identify potential weaknesses within the prosecution’s argumentation.
  • Effectively create an ironclad defense plan accordingly.
  • Negotiate lenient plea deals or reduced sentences with prosecutors when possible.

In addition, our team will aid you in comprehending and adhering to any pre-trial release requirements if necessary.

We Offer Personalized Representation Tailored to Your Needs

At Scott C. Thomas Law Office, we are aware of how paralyzing the criminal justice system can be—significantly for those facing felony or misdemeanor allegations. We will ensure that your voice is heard throughout all proceedings and provide you with our full attention while striving to secure the most favorable result possible.

Our criminal defense attorney services provided comprise of:

Furthermore, our team specializes in criminal appeals and post-conviction matters.

Post-Conviction Relief

If you have already been convicted of a crime, Scott C. Thomas can help to seek post-conviction relief. Our team will evaluate your case for the possibility of filing an appeal or habeas corpus relief in order to modify your sentence if possible. Don’t wait. Contact us today and we’ll get started on helping you obtain justice!

Why Not Work with a Coto de Caza Public Criminal Defense Attorney?

If you haven’t got the funds to hire an attorney, then a public defender will be assigned to your case. Although they strive hard, with workloads that can be quite overwhelming and limited resources at their disposal, it might not always guarantee sufficient protection of one’s rights in court. Conversely, if you decide on enlisting the services of a private criminal defense attorney like Scott C. Thomas, then you can feel there is someone who has all the time for your matter and enough skill-set fighting solely for you in Orange County! This means personal attention throughout every step of this process and complete peace-of-mind knowing an expert is taking care of things for you.

Our Coto de Caza, CA criminal defense attorney is committed to protecting your rights and interests. Reach out for assistance today!

Don’t hesitate to act. Protect your rights and freedom now! Reach out to Criminal Defense Attorney Scott C. Thomas at 949-945-2085 or contact us online for an immediate response. Time is of the essence when facing criminal charges. Let’s get started right away by building a solid defense strategy together.

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What My Clients are Saying:

Scott helped me with my case and I felt like he was the life raft that kept me going through it. Any time I needed to know something, anytime there was an...
Scott is very pleasant to work with. He was straightforward and to the point with my case. I did not have any doubts once we got to court and I will use his services again.
Scott is the absolute best. Very quick and efficient. Made the entire process easy and seamless.
At first I met with several lawyers pertaining to my case. I immediately felt uneasy and afraid of being “just a number “ in a stack pile of cases. I found Scott Thomas online and gave him a call the same day. He immediately invited me down to discuss with him the details of my situation. I instantly felt a sense of relief after chatting in person and made the decision to choose Scott for representation. One of the best decisions I have made till this day.Scott worked on my Case during Covid and continued to push through the craziness within the court system. He provided updates and made me feel like a priority client. He kept me in the loop of his game plan and promised me that we were going to see it through. He remained calm and answered my questions at any hour of the night. He was very personal and reassuring that he had my best interest in mind. I am happy to share that he also was able to get my case completely DISMISSED!!! I could not be happier with choosing Scott Thomas for representation!
I could not have picked a better lawyer to represent me. I’m so grateful for all of Scott’s efforts to get me the best possible outcome for my case. His approach to solving cases is unmatched.I had so many questions and concerns as most people do when it comes to the law. However, Scott was patient and explained everything from A-Z. Not to mention, he genuinely cares about your overall well-being throughout this stressful time. His presence and demeanor seemed to be highly respected by everyone in the courtroom from the DA to the judge, etc.Strongly recommend him!Thank you
Scott C Thomas is a true gentleman and a scholar, especially in the eyes of the law. He is very understanding of your situation, and will go above and beyond for you and your legal matters. He made me feel comfortable and stable, explaining all details to me about my case and constantly updating me if I wanted to know any additional information or had any questions. He is truly a good hearted person who just wants to help you and see the best outcome for you.
Scott C. Thomas is one of the best, if not the best criminal defense attorneys in Orange County. He was very responsive with me and my case making me feel...
Too notch legal representation: high emotional intelligence , professionalism and informative . Strategic, empathetic, direct , no sugar coating...
Scott helped me out of a tough situation and calmly explained all that I needed to do before going to court. I was prepared beforehand and had a great outcome. He told me all that I needed to do (minimal) and he did the rest. If you need a lawyer in Orange County or LA for all criminal or traffic cases, you can’t do better than Scott. Highly recommend him. It’s so stressful going through all the legal mumbo jumbo. You need a good lawyer on your side. Call Scott.
Scott has been very knowledgeable and professional through the entire process of my complicated and time intensive case. Scott always kept me posted and passed along all the information I needed in a timely manner. Thank you Scott for everything, couldn’t have asked for a better outcome!
I couldn't possibly recommend Scott enough. In 2019 I found myself in the need of legal services, and after some research, located Scott Thomas. I gave him a call and he promptly answered, inviting my family and me to his office for a consultation the same day. Scott is a highly intelligent, confident, and compassionate lawyer who truly cares for his clients, going above and beyond in all aspects while keeping in contact and always being available for anything. If I had questions, concerns, or simply needed someone to talk to during this trying situation, Scott was always cordial, calming, and thoughtful; as if talking with a good friend.When Covid came and disrupted the course of my case for 2 years, Scott constantly checked in to see how I was doing and keep me up to date with any developments. The end result of Scott's work was nothing short of being completely ideal. Had I not found him, or gone with a different lawyer, I'm confident things would have ended much differently. If you are in need of a lawyer than can practically work miracles, look no further. This will be the best decision you can make for yourself. Scott will work with you and for you as a true ally.My family and I thank you Scott.
Wow!! Mr. Scott Thomas personally answered my phone call and gave me the peace of mind I needed regarding my legal situation. His thorough explanation of...
Scott was very helpful in getting my record expunged. He answered all my questions and made the process very easy. Everything went smooth and just like he said 3-4 weeks we got the results we were looking for.
I recently had a stressful problem resurface after 24 years! Scott resolved it for me quickly. He kept me informed along the way. I feel like a weight has been lifted off my shoulders. He was extremely understanding, financially, as I am on a fixed income, and I am on the other side of the country. I could not afford to come there. I highly recommend him!
I'd give more stars if allowed. Scott Thomas is a lawyer with integrity, honesty and connections within Orange County's court system. He leads with...
Scott is truly a scholar and a gentleman. He has helped me through a very difficult case and a very trying time, and has gone above and beyond all expectations.I truly recommend Scott as not just an attorney, but as a confidant that will go to bat for you again and again. He was my first call and was the only call I needed, as he instantly instilled confidence and trust.If you are on the fence or in need of someone who will guide you through the daunting legal system, do not hesitate to contact Scott!
Scott is truly a scholar and a gentleman. He has helped me through a very difficult case and a very trying time, and has gone above and beyond all...
This week Scott handled something for me from 16 years ago when I was a minor that should have been sealed. Scott quickly handled this allowing me to proceed with what I needed to secure employment while taking care of the courts screw up. If you got caught please call Scott and definitely never talk to anyone in law enforcemen call a lawyer!
I went to Scott after one of the worst days of my life, and he really came through for me. Scott made sense of the legal system, helped me navigate it, and got me great results on my criminal case. We all make mistakes in life, and Scott was the perfect help to my mistake. Felonies all reduced to misdemeanors, and still helping me after my case has been resolved even though he doesnt have to. Judges, probation, other attorneys etc all seemed to know Scott and regarded him highly. Money well spent! Thanks Scott!
I greatly appreciate Scott Thomas as my attorney for my case. He is kind, attentive, caring, patient, and very good at his profession. He was there for me after office hours to answer any of my questions. He got the best outcome for my case. I’m grateful for all he has done for me. I highly recommend Scott and his outstanding legal services.

Practice Areas

No matter the nature of your criminal charges, Scott. C. Thomas can assist you through the legal process.

Orange County, CA Criminal Defense Lawyer – Scott C. Thomas

Experienced former Orange County prosecutor Scott C. Thomas, now an effective criminal felony defense attorney in Santa Ana, protects your rights against serious charges.

With a specialty in first-time criminal defense, sex-crime defense, and DUI cases, no stone is left unturned to help you avoid a conviction and a series of harsh punishments.

“I have one goal: to provide clients with zealous legal representation to ensure their rights are not violated and that they are treated fairly before the law, while at the same time providing a shoulder for them to lean on, in their time of need.”

Criminal DefenseCriminal Defense

A criminal arrest, especially on felony charges can turn a life upsidedown, ruin a reputation, and put the defendant at serious risk for long-range punishments.

DUI & DWI DefenseDUI & DWI Defense

A local police or state patrol stop for suspicion of drunk driving shouldn’t be the end of the world for anyone — whether it’s your first offense or your third.

Drug ChargesDrug Charges

A guilty verdict in a criminal trial for methamphetamine manufacture or heroin trafficking can put you in prison for years.

White Collar CrimesWhite-Collar Crimes

Whether you are an executive or a receptionist, you are presumed innocent until proven guilty, and you have a right to your day in court.

Identity TheftFraud & ID Theft

In criminal law, fraud is a very broad category that includes a wide array of actions that many people do not even realize are crimes.

Violent CrimesViolent Crimes

A domestic violence complaint may have started with a “he said, she said” situation. Scott C. Thomas explores every strategy for having your charges reduced or dismissed.

First Time Felony Charges?

With so much at stake, if you face allegations of a violent crime, drug charge, sex crime, white-collar financial crime, or DUI/DWI, there is no substitute for having an experienced criminal defense attorney standing by to represent your interests.

Call Now 949-945-2085

If you feel that your rights were violated, leading to your arrest, we want to discuss your views in an honest, informative, confidential consultation.

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