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Cahners & Samuels Attorneys at Law

Criminal Defense Attorney | Serving Palo Alto, CA

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2100 Geng Road, Suite 210
Palo Alto, CA 94303

For Aggressive and Expert Defense, Don't Delay, Call Us Today

At Cahners & Samuels Attorneys at Law, we limit our practice to criminal defense and the defense of DUI cases. Attorney John Cahners is a Certified Specialist in Criminal Law with over 30 years of experience defending every kind of case from domestic violence to murder. Attorney Edwin Samuels is one of the foremost DUI experts in California defending both misdemeanor and felony DUI cases. He has had remarkable success against the DMV in helping those accused keep their driving privileges.

Contact us today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:

  • Assaults
  • Criminal Law
  • Domestic Violence
  • DUI Defense
  • Homicides
  • Property Offense
  • White Collar Crimes

If you do not agree to a settlement, then you have the right to have a jury trial to make the prosecution prove the case against you beyond a reasonable doubt to a jury of 12 citizens. In the event that your case does proceed to a jury trial, we have in-depth jury trial experience.

Call 408-479-9366 today to arrange your free initial consultation. Serving all of Northern California and the Bay area.

Attorney Profiles

Attorney John D. Cahners


  • State Bar of California
  • Federal District Court, Northern District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Admitted To The Bar:

  • 1971


  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D., 1967
  • Stanford University, Stanford, California, B.A., 1964

Legal Certifications:

  • Certified Specialist in Criminal Law, California Board of Legal Specialization, since 1977

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • California Attorneys for Criminal Justice, Member
  • Santa Clara County Bar Association, Member
  • State Bar of California, Member

Attorney Edwin Samuels


  • State Bar of California, 1988
  • Federal District Court, Northern District of California, Admitted 1988
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Admitted 1988

Admitted To The Bar:

  • 1988


  • Peninsula Law School, J.D., 1988
  • San Jose State University, B.A., 1974

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Santa Clara County Bar Association, Member
  • Palo Alto Area Bar Association, Member
  • California Attorneys for Criminal Justice (CACJ), Member
  • California Deuce Defenders, Member

Office Locations

550 Hamilton, Suite 336
Palo Alto, CA 94301

Embarcadero Place
260 Sheridan Avenue, Suite 200
Palo Alto, CA 94306
(Right next to the Palo Alto Courthouse)

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