Criminal Defense

criminal_defenseSouth Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer Hector Moreno, Jr.

Prior to turning his professional attention to divorce and family law, Hector Moreno was a career prosecutor in Santa Clara County. Throughout his 20 years of practice, trial work has formed the focus of his work. If you stand accused of a serious crime in San Jose, Santa Clara or anywhere in Silicon Valley, contact The Law Firm of J. Hector Moreno, Jr. & Associates in Campbell.

Former Santa Clara County Deputy District Attorney

As a former deputy district attorney, Mr. Moreno dealt every day for 10 years with the problems of proof that make up the bulk of a prosecutor’s work. Because the government has the burden of proving beyond a reasonable doubt every element of any given charge to a conviction of any given criminal charge, he quickly learned identify a weak case. Today, he uses this experience and knowledge of the criminal justice system and law enforcement to provide highly skilled defense for his clients.

Whenever necessary, J. Hector Moreno Jr.’s formidable trial skills can make the decisive difference if a satisfactory compromise of the charges cannot be reached through negotiation with the District Attorney. His 20 years of criminal trial experience can help assure an effective presentation of your strongest defense before a jury.

We represent adults and juveniles facing misdemeanor or felony charges such as the following:

  • Assault and battery
  • Domestic assault and battery
  • False allegations of sexual assault and battery
  • Weapons offenses
  • Property crimes ranging from shoplifting to auto theft or burglary
  • Juvenile crimes
  • Other serious crimes (e.g., manslaughter owing to an accident involving a weapon or vehicle)

For additional information about the scope of our criminal defense practice, contact an experienced trial lawyer at The Law Firm of J. Hector Moreno, Jr. & Associates. Or, fill out the email contact form below.