After 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.
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, specifically:
Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Sex Crimes Drug Crimes Domestic Violence Juvenile Crimes Violent Crimes Weapon Crimes Assault/Battery
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.
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
University of California Berkeley, Bachelor of Science - Economics John F. Kennedy College of Law, Juris Doctorate
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