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Schwartz & Powell Sexual Assault Defense

by Steven D. Powell Attorney at Law

Robert I. Schwartz and Steven D. Powell of Schwartz & Powell are two of the best Ventura County Criminal Defense Lawyers. We also represent clients in Orange, Los Angeles and Santa Barbara Counties, in the federal courts and out of state

Intent Matters: Not Guilty Murder In The First Degree

by Steven D. Powell Attorney at Law

Schwartz & Powell, the most experienced and accomplished homicide or murder criminal defense lawyers in Ventura County, have done it again.

Robert I. "Bobby" Schwartz's client was found not guilty of murder in the first degree when so charged along with a gang special allegation. His client was facing life in prison without possibility of parole.

VPD Arrests Four at DUI Checkpoint: Friday Night In Jail

by Steven D. Powell Attorney at Law

DUI defense requires knowledge and training your ordinary family lawyer may not have. For example, the validity of BAC tests is not necessarily shown by the results shown on breath testing devices. These individuals need the services of the best Ventura criminal defense lawyer they can find.

Ventura White Collar Crime and Fraud: What Was I Thinking?

by Steven D. Powell Attorney at Law

Schwartz & Powell defends many Ventura fraud criminal cases because of our long and successful history as Ventura’s preeminent criminal defense lawyers. But we also represent defendants and plaintiffs in civil cases for money damages arising from allegations of fraud and sharp dealing.

Eyewitness ID: Who’s on First, So Who’s on Second?

by Steven D. Powell Attorney at Law

The old Abbot and Costello “Who’s on First . . .” comedy bit is a riot. Regrettably it is all too true for Ventura criminal defense lawyers who must fight wrongful identification testimony and citizens wrongfully accused of and then convicted of crimes they didn’t commit. Any case depending on eyewitness identification depends on the witnesses’ ability to perceive, to recollect and to relate his or her observations accurately; and from time to time the examination of such witnesses does sound a bit like the Abbot and Costello routine. But it is not so funny when one’s life or liberty or fortune hangs in the balance. This type of evidence is notoriously unreliable. Any experienced Ventura lawyer knows this.