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Criminal Defense Lawyer in Las Vegas

James C. Gallo is an experienced criminal defense lawyer in Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada. His offices are conveniently located in downtown Las Vegas near the courthouse. He represents clients throughout all of Clark County, including the cities of Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, Henderson, Boulder City and Mesquite.

If you have been arrested or charged with any crime in Nevada then contact an attorney at Gallo Law Office to discuss your case during a free and confidential consultation. James C. Gallo represents clients charged with all types of criminal offenses including DUI, hit and run, marijuana crimes, drug charges, theft crimes, or violation of probation cases. From a simple misdemeanor to the most serious felony offense, James C. Gallo is experienced in fighting the charges aggressively.

The normal office hours at Gallo Law Office are from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Monday through Friday. James C. Gallo is available to return your call after normal business hours, on weekends and during holidays. Call to reach an attorney 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Same day appointments or next day appointments are available. Call (702) 385-3131 to discuss your case today.

Experienced in Aggressively Fighting Criminal Charges

With more than 18 years of experience as a trial lawyer, James C. Gallo can help you understand the defenses that apply to your case. If you are not guilty of the charge or if the prosecutor cannot prove one of the elements of the offense, then the best result is getting the charges dropped or obtaining a "not guilty" verdict at trial.

James C. Gallo believes that it is important to file all viable motions to suppress evidence or motions to dismiss the charges. By filing viable motions and preparing the case for trial, the attorney is able to achieve better results during pre-trial negotiations with the prosecutor. Protecting your good name against an unjust prosecution is our top priority.

Experience matters. In addition to making oral arguments before the Nevada Supreme Court and the Federal 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, Mr. Gallo has handled hundreds of criminal cases at the trial level including misdemeanors, gross misdemeanors, and serious felonies. James C. Gallo is experienced in fighting to get criminal charges dismissed or reduced to a lesser offense.

Never settling for the typical results, James C. Gallo is a criminal defense lawyer that always pushes the limits and fights to obtain the results his clients deserve in the Federal, State and Municipal Courts.

Protecting Professionals from Criminal Charges

Over the years, Mr. Gallo has represented many professionals charged with a crime. These clients never imagined they would find themselves on the wrong side of the law. The mere accusation that they committed a crime is enough to throw their entire life into chaos.

Mr. Gallo represents doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals. He has represented public and private school teachers and other certified educators. He is also experienced in fighting criminal charges for lawyers, law enforcement officers, and members of the military.

High school, college, and graduate school students charged with a crime in the greater Las Vegas Metropolitan area also face serious collateral consequences if the school initiates a disciplinary hearing. Anyone with a commercial driver's license or concealed firearm permit can also face additional consequences.

Representing individuals with professional or licensure issues requires an extra level of experience, care and attention. The attorney must help the client address the collateral issues that accompany the arrest, even if the criminal charges are eventually dropped or dismissed.

Representing the Tourist on Vacation in Las Vegas, Clark County, NV

Clark County includes the world-famous Las Vegas Strip and covers an area the size of New Jersey. Clark County is the nation's 12th-largest county with more than 2 million citizens and 43 million visitors a year. Clark County is home to the nation's 9th busiest airport and the state's largest public hospital, University Medical Center.

Many of our clients come to Las Vegas on vacation from another city or state. Law enforcement officers are skilled at targeting the unsuspecting tourist. A criminal charge can be particularly devastating because of the inconvenience and travel expenses required to return to the greater Las Vegas area to fight the charges.

An experienced criminal defense attorney in Las Vegas, Nevada, with Gallo Law Office will seek to minimize the unnecessary trips back to Clark County while still fighting the case aggressively. We also represent clients with an outstanding warrant for any felony or misdemeanor, extradition charge, failure to appear, or violation of probation. Contact us at the earliest stages of the case including for a bail bond reduction hearing that occurs immediately after the arrest.

DUI Defense Attorney in Las Vegas, NV

If you were arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) of drugs or alcohol, then contact an experienced DUI attorney in Las Vegas at Gallo Law Office. James C. Gallo represents clients charged with a first offense of DUI with no prior criminal record. He also represents clients facing more serious charges after a second or third DUI conviction.

The penalties can also increase dramatically if the case involves a DUI with a crash causing property damage or personal injury, if a child was a passenger in the vehicle, or if the case involves a high breath or blood alcohol concentration (BAC).

Call James C. Gallo to find out what you need to do immediately after your DUI arrest to protect your driver's license under Nevada law. He can explain the pros and cons of having the DUI charge reduced to reckless driving. He is also experienced in representing clients with an out of state driver's license after a DUI arrest. Whether your case involves a refusal to submit to testing, or a reading from a breath test, blood test or urine test, James C. Gallo is ready to help you aggressively fight the case at every stage.

Free Consultation to Discuss Criminal Charges

Gallo Law Office offers a free consultation to discuss your case in the office or over the phone. Talk with the attorney about the facts of your case, the possible legal defenses, the attorney fees needed for your defense and the best way to resolve the criminal charges.

Never make a statement to a law enforcement officer about a criminal accusation until after you have spoken with an experienced criminal defense attorney. You have a right to remain silent and a right to the assistance of counsel during each stage of the case.

Whether you are charged with DUI, drug crimes, theft charges, or violation of probation, find a trusted criminal defense attorney representing clients throughout all of Clark County, Nevada. James C. Gallo represents clients in Clark County, including the cities of Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, Henderson, Boulder City and Mesquite at Gallo Law Office. Call (702) 385-3131 today.


  • Thank you Mr. Gallo

    Attorney Gallo reviewed my case and told me exactly what was going to happen.. and that is exactly what happened. experierienced and professional. Highly recommended! Read On

  • James is the the best and will always be like family now!!!

    As a youth I played with the boundaries of the law on more occasions than any free man should and James was there every time I needed him. To say that James is more like family now would be an understatement. He's always taken the extra steps needed to ensure I was aware of my rights and has neve... Read On

  • Great Lawyer!

    I hired James to represent me on a DUI case. He explained the entire process to me and relieved my anxiety regarding what to expect. He kept me informed throughout the entire process. My charge was reduced to a reckless driving. I could not have been more happy with his service. Read On


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