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Defending You Against Federal Or State Charges

If you are under investigation for a crime, or if you have already been charged, it is important to understand just how much is at stake. Everyone understands a criminal conviction can lead to fines, probation and even incarceration. A criminal conviction can also permanently damage your reputation, your ability to get a job, your personal relationships and all other aspects of your life. This is a difficult time. You may be feeling uncertain, fearful and even panicked. It is critical to work with a criminal defense lawyer who will help alleviate your concerns while building a strong defense.

Candice Fields has practiced law since 1994. Over her career, she has developed many strong relationships within the legal community. Her experience and legal knowledge provide a significant advantage to her clients. In any criminal matter, her primary goal is to protect and insulate clients from the potential negative consequences associated with a criminal investigation or arrest, as well as any ensuing criminal proceeding. While many cases are resolved prior to trial, if trial is necessary to protect her clients’ rights, she will be prepared to present a powerful defense.

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

  • Federal and State White Collar Crimes
  • State Crimes
  • Felony Drug Crimes
  • Embezzlement
  • Business Litigation

Call 916-414-8050 today to arrange your free initial consultation.

Attorney Candice L. Fields

Bar Admissions:

  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1995
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 1995
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1995
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 1995
  • California, 1994


  • McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, Sacramento, California
    • J.D. - 1994
    • Honors: Competed on the Roger J. Traynor California Moot Competition Team
  • University of California, Davis, Davis, California
    • B.A. - 1986
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Rhetoric & Communication

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference, Lawyer Representative, 2010 to 2012
  • California - Eastern District, Conference Committee, Co-Chair, Member-At-Large , 2008 to 2012
  • Federal Bar Association, 2007 President, 2005 to Present
  • Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference, Lawyer Representative - Conference Committee Member, 2011 to 2012
  • Third District Court of Appeal Conference Committee, Member , 2012 to Present
  • Anthony M. Kennedy American Inn of Court, Attorney Master, 2013 to Present
  • Magistrate Judge Merit Selection Panel, Chair, 2012 to 2013
  • Criminal Justice Act (CJA) Defense Panel for Eastern District of California, Felony Panel Member, Present
  • Third Appellate District Historical Society, Co-Chair, 2013 to Present

Since 1997, the "Lead Counsel Verified" status has been granted to attorneys who possess:

  • The Right Professional Experience
  • A Spotless Record

The following attorneys at this firm are Lead Counsel Verified:

Candice L. Fields

Candice L. Fields

This attorney practices in California and is Lead Counsel Verified in the following practice areas:

Practice Area Year
Federal Criminal Law Since 2017
Practice Area Year
Federal Criminal Law Since 2017
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