Santa Barbara Criminal Defense Lawyers

Appel & Morse: Proudly serving clients along the Central Coast. Contact us today at (805) 467-6060!


Reasons To Choose Us Criminal Defense Lawyer

  • We provide free initial case consultations
  • We have more than 30 years of dedicated legal experience
  • We offer flexible availability to our valued clients
  • We have an extensive track record of success
  • We are a dynamic and trusted husband and wife duo

At Appel & Morse, we have dedicated our careers to defending those who have been accused of committing criminal offenses. We know how stressful it can be to see your plans for the future crumble in light of a criminal accusation. With over 30 years of combined experience to our name, we have the skills and resources to defend you from even the most complex kinds of charges, including appeals, warrants, traffic matters, and expungements along with providing reliable legal representation for immigration matters.

Take immediate action to protect your rights | Call us at (805) 467-6060 to request a free initial consultation.

Extensive Trial Experience from Former Deputy District Attorneys

Our firm's Santa Barbara criminal defense attorneys are former prosecutors who have extensive trial experience. As a husband and wife team, we work closely together to help provide our clients with the personalized legal services they need in a timely manner. We know how to strategically prepare a case for trial thanks to our experience as former deputy district attorneys. Our mission is to help you obtain a positive outcome, whether it is a case dismissal, acquittal or a reduction of charges.

As our client, you can expect to benefit from the following:


  • Aggressive courtroom advocacy
  • Customized and effective legal solutions
  • Personalized attention and open communication
  • An exhaustive investigation of the details of your case

Become informed about your rights and options by taking a look at our Frequently Asked Questions page.

Speak with our skilled Santa Barbara criminal defense attorneys today!

If you are dealing with a criminal matter, please don't wait to seek our dedicated legal representation. As your local legal advocates, we will keep you informed about the progress of your case and make sure that you always understand your options.


Please give us a call at (805) 467-6060 to learn how our firm can help defend your charges.