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  • Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law

    Board Certified Specialist
    in Criminal Law

    Fewer than 400 of over 250,000
    practicing California lawyers
    have earned this distinction.
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  • Best-reviewed Criminal DefenseTrial Lawyer in San Francisco

    Best-reviewed Criminal Defense
    Trial Lawyer in San Francisco

    Mr. Gasner holds a perfect 10 Avvo Rating and
    an AV Preeminent® rating in criminal defense
    from Martindale-Hubbell.
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  • Over 60 5-star reviews on Avvo® and Yelp®

    Over 60 5-star reviews on
    Avvo® and Yelp®

    In addition of his high industry recognition, Mr. Gasner
    consistently scores very high reviews from his clients.
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  • “Without hesitation, I endorse Adam Gasner’s work as a criminal defense trial attorney.”

    “Without hesitation, I endorse
    Adam Gasner’s work as a
    criminal defense trial attorney.”

    - John W. Keker, founding partner
    at Keker & Van Nest, LLP
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No-cost initial consultation with attorney Adam Gasner to explain your rights

GASNER CRIMINAL LAW is directed and managed by San Francisco native Adam G. Gasner. Mr. Gasner is board certified by the California State Bar as a specialist in criminal law – a distinction held by fewer than 400 of the more that 250,000 practicing lawyers in the State of California.

If you’re arrested or under investigation for a crime in the San Francisco Bay-Area, and you want help answering your pressing questions, please contact our office for a no-cost consultation. Adam Gasner will personally meet with you in an attorney-client privileged setting, where he will review all the evidence you bring, including the citation, police reports, or documents in your possession. Mr. Gasner will then determine the best defense options and recommend a preferred legal strategy.

In criminal investigations, time is of the essence. The earlier we can preserve evidence, review the crime scene, and interview witnesses the better for you since it is less likely that important information will be forgotten, lost or destroyed. Adam Gasner’s criminal law experience and knowledge of the local court system provide his clients with results-oriented defense against the accusations of the government. Mr. Gasner works closely with a team of criminal defense lawyers, investigators and expert witnesses to provide sophisticated and aggressive representation to clients in the San Francisco bay-area, through out California and in federal courts nationwide.

We care about our clients and work hard to achieve a successful outcome

The criminal justice system does not always live up to the ideal of justice for all. Justice should be blind, but it rarely is. The police department and the district attorney’s office have important roles and responsibilities in our society, but they sometimes fall short and make mistakes or get swayed by false assumptions with potentially disastrous consequences for the defendant. Sometimes even innocent people get sent to prison for crimes they didn’t commit.

Adam Gasner cares about his clients and words hard for the best possible outcome. He is fully committed to defending a client with perseverance and conviction. As an advocate, he is well regarded by the court for his brilliant legal mind and deep familiarity with legal procedures.

AV Preeminent Rating

Mr. Gasner holds an AV Preeminent® rating in criminal defense from Martindale-Hubbell. This rating signifies that Adam Gasner's peers rank him at the highest level of professional excellence for legal knowledge, communication skills and ethical standards. He also currently serves as the president and officer of the board of the Criminal Trial Lawyers Association of Northern California.

Appointed by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

Mr. Gasner is appointed by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California pursuant to the Criminal Justice Act (CJA) to represent individuals charged in northern California federal courts. He is also qualified by the Bar Association of San Francisco to accept appointments in serious felony cases in San Francisco Superior Court.

Prior Legal Experience

Prior to founding GASNER CRIMINAL LAW, Mr. Gasner was a criminal law research attorney for the Superior Court of Contra Costa County and a criminal defense attorney at the Levine Law Firm, where he studied under and conducted serious felony jury trials with renowned criminal defense trial attorney Hugh Anthony Levine. He was also a judicial law clerk for the Hon. Alvin D. Schlessinger at the New York Supreme Court and a certified law intern for the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office. Prior to that, Mr. Gasner was a law clerk at the San Francisco law firm of Steinhart & Falconer (now DLA Piper.)

At GASNER CRIMINAL LAW our clients are treated with professionalism and compassion. All cases are confidential and we offer a no-cost initial consultation.