The Law Office of Frances Prizzia Proudly Serving Santa Ana, CA

Santa Ana Criminal & DUI Lawyer

Accused of a crime? Our Orange County criminal attorney can help!

If you have been accused of committing a crime, then you are going to want a reliable and hardworking attorney on your side. Without the right legal representation, you could be at higher risk of spending time behind bars and/or paying exorbitant fines. Some of the other penalties that convicted individuals can face include probation, driver's license suspension and the requirement to register as a sex offender.

Regardless of what types of charges and penalties you are facing, you can depend on our law firm, the Law Office of Frances Prizzia, to skillfully defend you. Our Santa Ana criminal defense lawyer is a former public defender who has a wealth of trial experience. She handles various types of criminal matters throughout Southern California.

Have you been arrested for allegedly driving while drunk or while intoxicated by drugs? If so, Attorney Prizzia can use her sharp DUI defense skills to help you fight your charges, even if there are breath test or blood test results that make you appear guilty. Have you been charged with a white collar crime, a sex crime or a violent crime that can potentially send you to prison for years? If you have, you can turn to our firm for cutting-edge defense in your serious criminal case. We also offer criminal defense against charges for drug crimes, theft crimes, juvenile crimes, probation violations and more. We have secured impressive case results for numerous clients in the past. Consult with Attorney Prizzia for a results-driven legal defender!

Client-Focused Attorney Using a Hands-On Approach

At the Law Office of Frances Prizzia, we understand the weight each case holds on the client's future. For this reason, we pour our full energy and focus into each criminal matter we handle. We believe in working "hands-on" with our clients, meaning that we provide each person we serve with individual attention and we make every effort to reach a successful case result for the client. Our clientele seems to appreciate the way we work. Because of our superb client ratings on, we have been honored with the Avvo Clients' Choice Award. You can visit Avvo's website to read our reviews. You can also find out what clients had to say about us by reading our testimonials.

Attorney Prizzia is a bilingual attorney who is fluent in Tagalog. Discuss your case with her in a free initial consultation. Contact our firm today to begin working on a plan for your defense!

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Track Record of Success

Take a Look at Our Most Recent Victories
  • Case Won DMV hearing win on a 0.20 blood alcohol level in a DUI case
  • Case Dropped to Misdemeanor DUI With Injuries
  • Not Guilty Not Guilty in 20 minutes on 4 counts of forgery on 2 different victims, even with a client's own confession!
  • Dismissed Dismissed - People v. Eloy A.
  • Dissmissed Dismissed - People v. Erick S
  • Dismissed Probation Termination - People v. Gustavo C.
  • Not Guilty Not Guilty verdict after only 30 minutes of jury deliberation in a vandalism case
  • Not Guilty Not Guilty verdict in an assault and battery case even after eyewitness testimony!
  • Not Guilty Not Guilty verdict on DUI with injuries, where client had a strike prior and was on felony probation!
  • Dismissed Dismissed - People v. Brian O.

Why Choose Us?

Top Reasons Why We Should Be Your First Call
  • Over a Decade of Experience

  • Successfully Handled Hundreds of Cases

  • Hands-On Approach to Each Case

  • "Top 100 Trial Lawyers" by the National Trial Lawyers

  • Free Initial Case Evaluations

  • Fluent in Spanish and Tagalog

  • Payment Plans Available

  • Voted Client's Choice by Avvo

Our Commitment to Excellence

  • Premium Membership
  • Distinguished Counsel
  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • American Institute of Criminal Law
  • Avvo Client Choice Award (2012-2016)
  • Avvo 10.0 Rating
  • The  National Top 40 Under 40 Trial Lawyers
  • The National Top 100 Trial Lawyers