Modesto Criminal Defense Lawyer

Legal Help When You’ve Been Arrested or Accused

The Law Offices of Mark Girdner works hard to be one of the top criminal law firms in Modesto. As an experienced trial attorney and negotiator, Attorney Mark Girdner has the legal skill and insight to find the weaknesses in the prosecution’s case against you. He can use this to help protect your rights in or out of court, even against the most serious of charges.


“We’ll give you the respect, compassion and understanding you deserve. We’ll answer your questions to help you make informed decisions that are in your best interest. We’ll work hard to keep you out of jail.”


I’ve Been Arrested. Do I Need a Criminal Defense Attorney?

From the moment you learn of a criminal investigation against you, it is in your best interest to seek the skilled legal guidance of our Modesto criminal defense attorney. Criminal law involves complex prosecution by the government for an act that has been classified as a crime. In a criminal case, the state, through a prosecutor, initiates the suit. Persons convicted of a crime may be incarcerated, fined or both.

We defend clients facing misdemeanor and felony charges, including:

Most crimes, with the exception of strict-liability crimes, consist of two elements: an act and a mental state. Prosecutors have to prove each element of the crime to yield a conviction by persuading the jury or judge "beyond a reasonable doubt".

Addressing Your Questions & Concerns

The Law Offices of Mark Girdner have helped defend clients in Modesto, Stockton, Merced, Lodi, Ceres, Keyes, Oakdale, Ripon, Salida, Turlock, Manteca, and Tracy. We know there are many criminal lawyers in Modesto. Make sure to contact the one who best suits your needs and answers your questions and concerns thoroughly.

Act now and preserve your rights! Call us at (209) 326-1533 for a free consultation.