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Jo-Anna Marie Nieves

Jo-Anna Marie Nieves

We take the criminal out of criminal defense.
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Domestic Violence ...
  • California, Florida
Claimed Lawyer Profile

Ms. Nieves passed the California Bar in 2009 and went to work at the Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office. Two years later, she accepted a position as a trial attorney at a creditor’s rights law practice, where she effectively litigated over 400 contested matters and maintained a 95% success rate. She then formed The Nieves Law Firm to help restore the reputations of those who have been accused of crimes and help them plan for a better future. She believes in taking the “criminal” out of criminal defense and strives to help her clients navigate the complex legal process with an advocate who empowers them and tenaciously fights for fairness. She is passionate about delivering excellent service to her clients and community. Jo-Anna has been named Alameda County Bar Association’s Distinguished New Lawyer (2017) and has been recognized as a Northern California Rising Star SuperLawyer for the past 4 years in a row.

Florida State University College of Law
J.D. (2009) | Law
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Northern California Rising Star SuperLawyer
Northern California Rising Star SuperLawyer
Northern California Rising Star SuperLawyer
New Attorney of the Year
Alameda County Bar Association
Top 10% in the U.S.
Lawyers of Distinction
Northern California Rising Star SuperLawyer
Thirty Under 30
FSU Alumni Association
Professional Associations
Alameda County Bar Association
Board of Directors
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
State Bar of California
ID Number: 276807
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The Florida Bar
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  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    DUI & DWI
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
    Immigration Law
    Asylum, Citizenship, Deportation Defense, Family Visas, Green Cards, Immigration Appeals, Investment Visas, Marriage & Fiancé(e) Visas, Student Visas, Visitor Visas, Work Visas
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish
Contact & Map
The Nieves Law Firm
160 Franklin St. Ste. 210
Oakland, CA 94607
Telephone: (510) 879-7549
Fax: (877) 272-5339