DUI & Criminal Defense Lawyer Always on
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SERVING VENTURA COUNTY


Ventura Criminal Defense Lawyer

Your Freedom Is Our Business

At the Law Office of Jennifer Zide, we are dedicated to the pursuit of justice for our clients. In every DUI and criminal defense case, your personal freedom is on the line, and we work hard to empower you to make decisions that will protect your future. Our Ventura law firm is dedicated to advocating for your rights through every step of the process, from the courtroom to navigating forensic toxicology specialist expert testimony, to build a strong defense at your DMV hearing. With more than 20 years of legal experience, we have successfully defended many clients against driving under the influence charges in Ventura County, Santa Barbara County, and San Luis Obispo County. 

As your criminal defense lawyer in Ventura, we will work tirelessly to make the system work for one person: you. Every case is really a case about your rights and your freedom. You can count on us to fight for you, to believe in you, and to stand by you every step of the way. When your rights are in the balance, you need a lawyer with the knowledge, skill, commitment, and experience to get you the results you deserve. 

We Have 10 Years of Local Experience & Know How Each Court Works Facing a DUI Charge?

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Committed to Caring, High-Quality Representation

The Law Office of Jennifer Zide in Ventura promises to listen to your concerns and respect your goals, no matter what you are facing. We understand that good people can be caught in bad situations, which is why we provide caring, personalized, and non-judgmental representation at affordable rates. This includes discounts for students and veterans, payment plans, and a flat fee structure for DUI cases which includes representation at your DMV hearing.

Experienced Defense On Your Side

We are your partners throughout the legal process and will work hard to ensure you are never in the dark about your defense. This means we will discuss all possible legal options and answer all your questions clearly before deciding on a course of action. 

Our Ventura defense lawyers also leverage our considerable experience to anticipate the prosecution’s case against you and build a strong defense using professional investigators to uncover evidence, if needed, and experts to evaluate your case, if necessary. 

Going the Extra Mile

We go the extra mile for our valued client and will never offer a “one sized fits all” approach to your case. Instead, we take the time to get to know you and your situation, so you can trust that your case is in good hands. Our history of successful results speak to our dedication and client-centered approach. 

  • Full Case Review by a Dedicated Expert

    Your Forensic Toxicology Specialist has over 30 years of experience with LA Sheriffs Department Crime Lab. He will review your case for all viable scientific defenses and be available via phone as well as testimony in court or at your DMV hearing. 

  • Private Investigator Available

    In addition to our Forensic Toxicology Specialist, we have a Private Investigator available to assist in your best defense. He is a former senior gang detective with local law enforcement, who is available for everything from witness statements to on-site investigations, to provide you with the best possible defense.

  • Free DMV Hearing

    Unlike other firms, our retainer includes representation at your DMV hearing (not just calling to schedule it) to offer complete representation and remove your stress and burdens.

  • Military & Student Discounts

    Discounts are offered for military members (current or past), as well as students. Payment plans are also available to make dedicated, private representation more available to all.

Successful Case Results

See How We've Helped Other People In Your Shoes
  • No Jail Time DUI
  • Not Guilty Property Crimes
  • Charges Reduced to Misdemeanor Property Crimes
  • Not Guilty Property Crimes
  • Case Dismissed Ventura County Cases of Dismissal

Our Client Testimonials

  • “Jennifer Zide did a great job with my case. I was not sure that hiring a lawyer would be worth the expense, but she was affordable and absolutely worth every penny.”
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