Doug Ridley has experience with thousands of criminal cases. He has the voice and demeanor to handle matters cooperatively with the courts, along with the experience and savvy to be a tough defender when necessary. Doug’s job as a prosecutor started in the case file review department where he reviewed up to a hundred files per day, and led him all the way to lead prosecutor for the Special Victims Unit (The most serious crimes in the county). His background gives him an expert eye and unique ability to see the case the way the prosecutor sees it. Understanding how the other side thinks, Doug has developed a knack for being effective in reducing or eliminating criminal charges before they even reach a courtroom. As a former Deputy District Attorney, Doug knows how to "speak prosecutor," enabling him to effectively negotiate with the District Attorney. Doug is well known, well liked and has a reputation for defending good people who had a bad day. We work together with the courts to restore your freedom, protect your career, reduce fees, and eliminate stress during this process.