Since 1971, a former Deputy Attorney General, Department of Justice State of California, Sam Spital prosecuted cases in all State and Federal Courts through the California Supreme Court as well as the US Supreme Court. Since 1978, he has handled the defense of white collar crimes throughout San Diego County. Highest 10 out of 10 rating. Over 325 Testimonials. Client’s Choice Award 18 years in a row, from 2013 thru 2024.

A white collar crime is typically a financial or corporate crime, often carried out by deceptive means. Although white collar criminal charges are usually brought against individuals, corporations may also be subject to criminal penalties. These penalties may include fines and costs, home electronic monitoring, community confinement, forfeitures, restitution, supervised release, and imprisonment.

As a result of the rise in white collar criminal cases, choosing to make important decisions  requires knowing the art of persuasion and how to develop sound strategies. At Spital & Associates, we are competent and experienced criminal defense attorneys capable of handling all white collar crimes in San Diego Superior Court, as well as at the Federal level in the U.S. District Court, and providing a proactive and powerful defense.

Our role is to obtain all of the facts, to evaluate the law and analyze the defenses, and to present your case in the most effective manner. Our passion is obtaining winning solutions and to make the difference for our clients between obtaining a successful outcome rather than jail or prison.

Types of White Collar Crime Charges

The No.1-rated attorney team at Spital & Associates includes seasoned San Diego credit card fraud lawyers with experience in both trial and appellate practice and two former Deputy Attorneys General from the State Department of Justice. The simple truth is you cannot afford not to obtain fine-quality, dedicated San Diego white collar crimes attorneys who live and dream winning cases for their clients, and for whom defeat is not an option when representing clients in white collar criminal matters, such as:

We represent our white collar clients before the grand jury and during investigations by State District Attorneys and federal Assistant U.S. Attorneys. Additionally, we appear before nearly every single 45 difference California State Boards and State Agencies in disciplinary matters involving quasi-criminal cases. We provide legal advice and representation to clients involved in state administrative investigations, accusations, license application and renewals, as well as civil fraud or monetary penalty actions.

If you are being investigated for or have been arrested for any white collar crime, such as embezzlement, fraud, money laundering, bribery, grant theft, mortgage fraud, welfare fraud, insurance fraud, bank fraud, or credit card fraud, contact the San Diego White Collar Criminal Defense Attorneys of Spital & Associates at 619.583.0350 or send an e-mail now so that we can help.


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8880 Rio San Diego Drive, Suite 800
San Diego, CA 92108-1642
Telephone: 619-583-0350
Fax: 619-583-1850


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