Michael E. Mitchell

Criminal & DUI Defense Attorney


Since the beginning of his legal career, Fresno Criminal and DUI Attorney Michael E. Mitchell has been on your side. With over a decade of experience, Mr. Mitchell will fight for your rights in both state and federal courts. Before beginning his private practice, Michael E. Mitchell worked for Fresno County's Alternate Defense Office (Barker and Associates). Mr. Mitchell is also a former member of the Central California Appellate Panel (CCAP), where he gained several years of experience handling serious criminal appeals for defendants in the Third and Fifth District Court of Appeals.

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Criminal and DUI Expert

Mr. Mitchell was, formerly, of counsel to one of the largest DUI Law firms in the country. Mr. Mitchell is also a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the California DUI Lawyers Association, the Fresno County Bar Association, and regularly attends Criminal and DUI seminars to increase his knowledge in his area of expertise. Along with his active memberships, Mr. Mitchell is admitted to the Federal Courts (Central and Eastern Districts of California), and the California Supreme Court.


Nationally Recognized Expert

Mr. Mitchell has also been been referenced in several local and national newspaper and broadcast news segements, including the Fresno Bee, ABC News, NBC Bay Area, McClatchy DC Bureau, to name a few.  He has experience representing client's accused of serious offenses such as murder, federal export violations, sexual assault offenses, and gang offenses.  He also routinely handles criminal allegations, such as domestic violence, drunk driving, and lesser misdemeanor crimes.  Whether the crime is big or small, Mike Mitchell can handle it all. 

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Individualized Attention

Michael E. Mitchell prides himself on providing personalized legal services for his clients. Throughout your representation Michael E. Mitchell is available in person, via telephone, through e-mails, and, often, after hours as needed. Michael E. Mitchell keeps the lines of communication open and wants you to be up to date with everything happening in your case. He will also provide you with all the information he has acquired in the case, including provide police reports and discovery*

Providing the Best Criminal and DUI Defense Possible

With his knowledge and skill Michael E. Mitchell is committed to providing the best criminal defense for you. With this commitment, Mr. Mitchell also offers his clients affordable rates and payment plans to ensure that a top notch defense is not out of your financial reach. If you want an aggressive criminal attorney on your side contact Michael E. Mitchell today for your free consultation, he can be reached via email or telephone at (559) 222-2424.

*Some reports or discovery must be redacted or “blacked out” to avoid disclosure of information to defendants as prohibited by California law.