As a former prosecutor, Attorney Girdner knows how to create a strong defense strategy for you.  Serving Modesto, CA and the surrounding areas, contact our firm today to see how we can help with your case.

Former Deputy District Attorney
Now Fighting On Your Side

Modesto Criminal Defense Attorney

If you have been arrested or charged with a crime, there is not a minute to lose. We understand that the facts, circumstances, officers involved, and even the judge and prosecutor assigned to your case will make your situation unique. As an experienced trial attorney, an aggressive defender, and a former prosecutor, however, Attorney Mark Girdner can find holes in the case against you and create an effective defense strategy tailored to suit your needs.

With the stakes being so high, our Modesto criminal defense lawyer can work hard to protect your name and reputation, and can defend you tirelessly. We give your case the compassion it deserves, yet we are fierce and aggressive in our fight for you. From beginning to end, we can keep you informed of your rights and options as your case develops and progresses.

Call (209) 326-1533 to Request a Free Initial Consultation

Attorney Girdner was the winner of The Law Day Award as Attorney of the Year by the Laurence Drivon School of Law. Additionally, he is a proud member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America and the Trial Lawyers of America. If you would like to speak with us regarding your case, do not wait another moment. Contact the Law Offices of Mark Girdner at any time to request your free, initial consultation. We can be reached 24/7 at (209) 326-1533.

We also serve clients in Modesto and other surrounding areas, including Stockton, Merced, Lodi, Ceres, Keyes, Oakdale, Ripon, Salida, Turlock, Manteca, and Tracy.

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Dedicated to Excellence

We will investigate your case and leave no stone unturned, making recommendations based on the unique nature of your situation. As shown by his track record of success in criminal cases, Attorney Girdner cares deeply about his client's and will work tirelessly to secure the best outcome possible.

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 and we’ll work hard to keep you out of jail.

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    Why Choose Us?

    • Spanish Speaking Services Available
    • Former Deputy District Attorney
    • 24/7 Availibility
    • Proven Results
    • 18 Years of Legal Experience
    • Free Initial Consultation


    As a former Deputy District Attorney, Mark Girdner brings unique insight and advantage to your case. Because he has an inside view on how prosecutors will be handling your case, he can often use this knowledge in your favor. Attorney Girdner knows how negotiate with the other side and he knows how to create the most effective and persuasive defense strategy for even the most complex cases.

    Due to our extensive trial experience and legal knowledge, we have helped our clients secure positive results time and again. We leave no stone unturned in our search for a defense strategy that can help you stay out of jail, see a reduction in charges, or receive a complete dismissal. No matter what your case involves, we stand ready to protect your rights, interests, and liberties.


      - Alfredo

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