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A Little Bit About Your Lawyer

   My name is Marianne Gilbert and I am a Criminal Defense Attorney. I have two doctorates. I received my Juris Doctor from Willamette University College of Law in 1988 and I passed the California State Bar that same year on my first attempt. Since then, I have remained an attorney with good standing with the California State Bar and I have been practicing law for 28 years, primarily in Kings County, but handle criminal cases throughout the state of California. 

   In 2013, I received my second doctorate in Education, with an emphasis in Administration and Leadership, after presenting my dissertation on "An Analysis of Spiritual Factors on Academic Achievement in Seventh-day Adventist Schools." I am also a parliamentarian for the Pacific Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists.

   As well as my private practice, I am also the contract administrator for the Defense of the Accused contracts in Kings County. Currently I administrate 22 lawyers' contracts and their assignments for the County of Kings. Not only am I Death Penalty qualified, I defend individuals who are accused of either felony and misdemeanor crimes, and also represent Juvenile defendants and parents accused of neglect. I am an excellent negotiator and trial advocate.

   Below is a list of areas that I can help you with:

  • Murder including Death Penalty

  • Rape

  • Sexual molestation

  • Gang offenses

  • Drunk driving

  • Under the influence charges 

  • Domestic Violence

  • Drug Possession and Trafficking

  • Kidnapping

  • False Imprisonment

  • Illegal Weapons charges

  • Burglary and Theft

  • Stalking

  • Suspended License

  • 3-Strike cases

  • Terrorist Threats

  • Assault or Battery

  • Expungement cases

  • Prop 47 relief

  • Personal Injury consultation

  • Juvenile cases

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