criminal law specialist

Attorney Robert F. Landheer is a certified criminal law specialist in Santa Barbara, California. Mr. Landheer has a record of providing competent legal advice and protecting his clients constitutional rights. Mr. Landheer has demonstrated proficiency in the field of criminal law and is well respected by local judges and attorneys. This has earned Mr. Landheer the distinction of being certified as a criminal law specialist by the California State Bar.

 

What is a criminal law specialist?

In order to be a certified criminal law specialist in California, an attorney must fulfill several requirements. Attorneys must:

  • Take and pass a written examination in criminal law.
  • Demonstrate a high level of experience in criminal law.
  • Fulfill ongoing legal education requirements.
  • Be favorably evaluated by other attorneys and judges familiar with their work.

Only these attorneys can advertise or identify themselves as “certified” specialists in California. An attorney who is not certified is not actually a criminal law specialist. The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization certifies criminal law specialists. You can search for criminal law specialists here.

Knowledge of Criminal Law

In order to provide the best possible defense, Mr. Landheer keeps up to date on recent changes to criminal law. This includes new state or federal legislation, presidential executive orders, and recent case rulings can all affect your case. Mr. Landheer also attends criminal defense seminars in order to be knowledgeable on the newest issues and techniques in criminal law.

Criminal Defense Experience

Attorney Robert Landheer has been a certified criminal law specialist since 1997. Mr. Landheer has defended the constitutional rights of hundreds of clients and has experience with a wide range of cases. Attorney Landheer’s experience includes:

  • High-profile murder cases.
  • Sexual assault cases.
  • Driving under the influence cases.
  • Marijuana possession, cultivation, and sales cases.

Respected by Judges and Attorneys

Mr. Landheer is highly regarded as a criminal defense attorney. He has earned a reputation as an honest attorney and strong advocate for his clients. After 34 years, district attorneys, public defenders, and judges continue to respect Mr. Landheer.