Arena and Schnitzer Law Office


San Diego County Criminal Defense Lawyers


At the Law Offices of Arena & Schnitzer, APLC, in San Diego, our attorneys and professional staff know that people are often as worried about hiring a lawyer as they are about the legal problem they are facing. And that is why you will find us ready to listen. Whether you have been charged with a criminal offense, or have been injured and need representation to seek a fair insurance settlement, your legal matter is probably occupying a very large part of your life right now. At Arena & Schnitzer, every legal matter starts on a simple premise: You have a story, and you deserve to tell it.

Paying Attention to the Details Makes the Difference

For more than 20 years, Arena & Schnitzer attorneys have been earning the respect of legal professionals throughout the San Diego area. When we sit down to negotiate a settlement or walk into a courtroom to begin a trial, our reputation for excellence and preparation precedes us. Your lawyer has already earned the respect of the judge, the opposing lawyers and the jury. Believe it: Hard work, strategic application of the law and commitment to listening to our clients' needs make the critical difference when seeking a fair resolution to any legal matter.


Facing a serious legal problem like a criminal charge or personal injury litigation requires serious legal help. We offer a free initial consultation to discuss and evaluate the circumstances of your case. If you retain us as your legal counsel, you can be assured that we will be responsive to your questions and concerns throughout your case. Our staff is trained to provide the highest levels of client service. Our lawyers work as an experienced team to ensure that every detail is taken into consideration. Most important, you will always know how your case is progressing, what legal issues are affecting matters and how your decisions will impact the final outcome. That's why we say when your legal problem comes down to protecting your rights, come up to a higher level of legal representation. Talk to the attorneys at Arena & Schnitzer.

Compassionate, Responsive and Ready to Listen

Our office hours are generally 9 to 5, Monday through Friday, and we are available to meet by special arrangement at a time and location most appropriate for your circumstances. Our hourly fees and service fees for criminal defense services are competitive, and we accept credit cards for your convenience. We handle all personal injury litigation matters on a contingency fee basis. You will not pay attorneys' fees if you do not recover money damages for your claim.

Misdemeanors · Felonies · DUI · Probation Violations · Three Strikes · Personal Injury

From offices in downtown San Diego, we represent clients throughout San Diego County and surrounding communities in Southern California. Contact us to arrange a free consultation with one of our experienced San Diego felony charges defense attorneys today.

San Diego Trial Lawyers

Law Offices of Arena & Schnitzer, APLC, provides legal advice and representation for clients in San Diego, California and communities throughout San Diego County and surrounding communities, including Chula Vista, El Cajon, Vista, Oceanside, Escondido, Solana Beach, La Jolla, El Cajon, Encinitas, Poway, Imperial Beach, La Mesa and Pacific Beach, California.


West C Street, Suite 1709
San Diego CA 92101


619-231-3100 (office)

619-231-2890 (fax)

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