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Aggressively Fighting for You

Scott C. Thomas protects your rights against serious charges.

Lake Forest, CA 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.

Looking For A Lake Forest Criminal Defense Attorney?

When you get mixed up with the law, whether through bad luck or a poor decision, you need to find a defense attorney you can rely on. Your future is at stake, and only an experienced, talented lawyer can maximize your chances of an acquittal.

In Orange County CA, there’s no better option than Scott C. Thomas. With years of experience as an Orange County prosecutor, he knows this system like the back of his hand. If you need a Lake Forest criminal defense attorney, contact Scott today.

Being charged with a felony for the first time is a harrowing experience. While there’s no way to eliminate the unease, you’ll feel a lot better about your case if you hire an experienced lawyer who can increase your odds of getting off. Scott C. Thomas has helped countless defendants beat their first-time felony charges, and he’ll do his best to help you do the same.

Sex-Crime Defense

Conviction in a sex-crime case can be devastating. Not only do most convicts spend years in jail, but they’re also subjected to probation and restrictions after the end of their sentences. If you’ve been charged with a sex crime, you need to fight like never before to demonstrate the truth, clear your name, and protect your future. Scott. C. Thomas can defend clients from a wide variety of sex-related charges, including rape, prostitution, and child pornography. By uncovering the truth and making your case to his former colleagues in the prosecutor’s office, he can protect you and your future from irreparable damage.

DUI Cases

If you’ve been charged with a DUI or DWI, there’s no reason to accept the punishment lying down. There are all sorts of reasons the police may have incorrectly presumed intoxication, from hazardous weather conditions to a faulty breathalyzer. Scott C. Thomas knows how to look for all these factors, any of which could produce a reasonable doubt of your guilt. With the right well-crafted argument, you could earn an acquittal, clear your name, and see your driver’s license restored.

Defending Drug Charges

A felony drug charge can put you behind bars for years. Not only will you lose your freedom, but your professional reputation will be ruined. Rather than accept such an unfortunate fate, call Scott C. Thompson and fight for your future. With his in-depth knowledge of the justice system and years of trial experience, Thompson can help you fight the charges against you.

Scott C. Thompson is the Orange County Criminal Defense Attorney for You

If you’ve been charged with a crime, don’t give up without a fight. A lawyer of Scott C. Thompson’s caliber could make a major difference, helping you state your case and clear your name. Call his office today to explain your case and get started.

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What My Clients are Saying:

Scott helped me so much with a legal situation I had to deal with, he made the process so easy and we won. I would highly suggest Scott if you need a...
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Scott is the perfect blend of having your buddy help you through a tough time and a cutthroat attorney who gets results. Scott not only delivered a dismissal from a previous DUI case, he outdid himself once again and battled with the DA for nearly 18 months to get a pretty obvious DUI reduced to a wet and reckless. This man has saved my career twice, and I won't take the wake-up call for granted. Thank you, Scott!
Scott is the perfect blend of having your buddy help you through a tough time and a cutthroat attorney who gets results. Scott not only delivered a...
Scott is the absolute best. Have used him for multiple cases and he always pulls through. He is always happy to take my calls and answer all my questions in...
Scott is an excellent attorney. I’m very thankful I found him and hired him.
I’ve hired a couple of lawyers before Scott Thomas and never got the urge to call them back because the lack of involvement on my case. I’m glad to say I found someone I can trust to fight for me and take the weight off my shoulders. Mr Scott Thomas is magnificent in what he does, his communication is great, he’s helpful, understanding but overall the relief he made me feel about my case and how easy he made my case was mind blowing. Thank you Scott Thomas! 👍🏼
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Scott Thomas was super easy to work with & very personable. He made me feel at ease with my situation. I had to ask him a question that had to be answered quickly. When I called him, he answered right away & remembered who I was even though I hadn’t talked to him in over a month. I highly recommend him.
Scott Thomas is a wonderful lawyer and human being. He gets the job done and has all your best interests in mind. Works very diligently day or night to ensure that the case will be resolved.Scott is always available and embodies all the characteristics a great lawyer should possess. He cares about his clients and their families.
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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 felony 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.”

Practice Areas

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

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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