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Welcome to Rief Legal.

High quality criminal defense in the Bay Area with a concentration in working collaboratively with clients and their families.

Meet the Attorney

Ari Rief's career began as a prosecutor at multiple District Attorney's Offices. Now, as the owner of Rief Legal, he defends hundreds of clients each year charged with the same criminal offenses he used to prosecute, which means he has likely defended or prosecuted the same charges you or your loved currently face—from minor misdemeanors and DUIs to serious felonies—and therefore well-suited to help.


Whatever the circumstances of your case, Rief Legal is here to learn your side of the story and help bring an end to your legal troubles.

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Facing a criminal case is hard. Talking to your lawyer shouldn't be.

Like many small businesses, when you work with a private solo law firm like Rief Legal, you will receive the personal, individual attention you and your case deserve.


What clients say

... went well above and beyond.

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Even small crimes can cause big problems.

Jail time, fines, a criminal record, lost jobs and housing opportunities, etc....the list goes on and on.

Consultations are 100% free with no obligations.

Recent Results

This is not a guarantee of the same or similar result in your matter. Each case is unique. Also, please check back for in for more recent results as the site gets updated.

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