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Martin Caraves

Attorney
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Founder and Principal Attorney

With several misdemeanor and felony cases under his belt, Attorney Martin Caraves decided to establish the defense firm, Caraves Law, wherein he has continued to defend individuals and businesses in the criminal courts.

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Background and Experience

Mr. Caraves’ previous employment and education have been the key to his success in the field of criminal law. He first began developing his zealous advocacy skills at the Public Defender’s Office in Oakland, California, where he provided criminal defense representation to individuals facing felony and misdemeanor charges.

Thereafter, Mr. Caraves joined Torres Law Group, a boutique criminal defense firm in Oakland where he developed his litigation acumen by defending individuals and small businesses facing serious crimes that required intensive motion writing and pre-trial/trial litigation.

    Education
    • University of California Berkeley, Bachelor of Science - Economics
    • John F. Kennedy College of Law, Juris Doctorate

    Affiliations
    • National Association For Criminal Defense Lawyers
    • National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40
    • National College For DUI Defense
    • California Public Defenders Association
    • DUI Lawyer's Association
    • The State Bar of California
    • American Bar Association
    Awards
    • Certificate of Completion - Martin Caraves
      Certificate of Completion - Martin Caraves
    • The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40
      The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40
    • NACDA Top Ten Ranking
      NACDA Top Ten Ranking
    • 10 Best Attorney Client Satisfaction
      10 Best Attorney Client Satisfaction
    • The National Top Trial Lawyers
      The National Top Trial Lawyers
    Community Involvement

    Priority To Champion His Community

    From the beginning, Attorney Caraves has always made it a priority to champion his community and continues to contribute in any way he can.

    He has:

    • Successfully provided defense for lower-income tenants who have suffered from unlawful evictions during his time working at the Housing Advocacy Clinic for the John F. Kennedy College of Law/Bay Area Legal Aid
    • Partnered with the USF School of Law-Street Law Program, where he teaches inner-city youth at Far West High School in Oakland practical advocacy skills

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    Why Choose Us?

    See What Makes Us Different 
    • A History of Results

      Our caring yet aggressive approach has built up a proven track record of defense victories.

    • Reputation for Excellence

      Our law firm is known for serving clients with integrity and responsiveness.

    • Trusted in the Community

      Our team includes a former public defender who has served indigent clients and is dedicated to the community.

    • Former Prosecutor

      With our more than 25 years of combined experience, we have the insight and talent to handle any type of criminal trial.

    • Multicultural Team

      Our Spanish-speaking attorneys and staff serve people from all walks of life.

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