Criminal Defense


With his background and trial experience, Stephen King is the one to call for aggressive defense in driving under the influence. Many of those accused of DUI feel there is nothing an attorney can do for them, they are ashamed and feel guilty. In most cases, an experienced attorney can review police reports, obtain evidence and provide an honest evaluation of the case. There are defenses to driving under the influence cases. In addition to criminal prosecution, the Department of Motor Vehicles will take separate administrative action against your driving privilege. In some cases an attorney can assist a driver in saving his/her license.
In some circumstances, our firm will undertake representation for those accused of traffic violations.


Stephen King is a veteran trial lawyer. With over fifty jury trials and hundreds of court trials and hearings, you can have confidence that your case will be handled in a professional manner. As one of only a handful of local attorneys with experience in representing those accused of murder, three strikes accusations and major felonies, it is likely our firm has helped someone in a similar situation as yours. We are a local firm and appear regularly in front of the judges and judicial officers in the counties of Lassen, Plumas, Modoc, and Butte.


Fish and Game/Environmental Hazardous Materials


Stephen King is an avid hunter. He is a member of several hunting organizations and has practical experience in the field. He is committed to obtain justice for those accused of fish and wildlife violations.
During his tenure with the CHP, Stephen King received specialized training in commercial vehicle enforcement and hazardous materials handling and transportation.
In addition to hazardous materials course work at University of California, Davis he received the same training as those officers working in the scales or working commercial vehicle enforcement. In some environmental and hazardous materials violations, criminal and civil penalties can run in the thousands of dollars.