Criminal Defense

Have you been charged with a crime?  We can help. We provide quality legal representation to people charged with a criminal offense.  We offer services in English and to the Spanish speaking community.

At our office in Carlsbad, CA, our criminal defense practice provides experienced representation in cases ranging from misdemeanor offenses to the most serious felony charges.  If you need to speak with a lawyer about a criminal case, we offer a free consultation.  Our fees are reasonable and we have been able to successfully defend the rights of our clients.

To contact our office for a free consultation, call 760-434-5710 or contact us online. We handle most misdemeanor and felony charges, including:

  • All theft or theft related offenses

  • Drug charges: possession, possession with intent to distribute, under the influence

  • Assault

  • Robbery

  • Burglary

  • Trespass

  • Public intoxication

  • Domestic Violence

  • D.U.I.


If you have been charged with a crime, it is critical to protect your rights.  The state has a burden of proof and must prove your guilt beyond reasonable doubt.  Before you simply plead guilty, speak with a criminal defense attorney.

Tom Nares has personally handled more than 100 jury trials of varying degrees of seriousness, from petty theft to first degree murder. In addition to our extensive trial experience, we have successfully negotiated plea agreements for many clients, which has resulted in reduced charges and reduced criminal penalties.

To learn more about your rights and options, schedule a free consultation today. For assistance, call us at 760-434-5710.