ARE YOU FACING
With 30 years of experience defending clients, I can help protect your rights.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA
CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY
For 30 years I’ve been working with individuals across San Francisco, as well as other areas across the country, to help provide the highest level of criminal defense services. From state crimes and misdemeanor charges, to serious drug crimes and federal charges, I have the knowledge and experience needed to help protect your rights and provide you with the strongest defense possible. Whatever you’re up against, I’m here to help.
IN MEMORY OF OUR FOUNDING ATTORNEY
MAY PATRICK S. HALLINAN
REST IN PEACE.
KENNETH H. WINE
“I LOVE MY JOB BECAUSE IT ALLOWS ME TO PROTECT THE RIGHTS OF INDIVIDUALS WHEN THEY NEED IT MOST.”
Ken obtained his J.D. from the Ohio State University in 1989 and has worked extensively trying civil and criminal cases. In 2000, attorney Wine was appointed by the U.S. District Court in California to represent indigent criminal defendants, a service he still performs to this day. From 2017 to 2018, he served as President of the Criminal Trial Lawyers Association of Northern California. His impressive body of work earned him a spot on the prestigious list of the Top 100 Criminal Defense Trial Lawyers in California maintained by the National Trial Lawyers.
Just because you’ve been charged, doesn’t mean you’re guilty.
There are few things in life more stressful than the prospect of a criminal prosecution — that’s where I come in. I can help guide you toward the best possible outcome."
WHY SHOULD YOU CHOOSE ME?
25+ YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
No two cases are ever the same. That’s why I’ll provide a strong defense that can be tailored to the unique needs of your situation.
25+ YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
When it comes to defending your rights, my 25+ years of experience can make all the difference in the outcome of your case.
If your case ends up in court, you’ll need an experienced trial attorney. As an expert litigator, I’ll have you prepared for a courtroom battle.
Drug Possession Charge
Jury Trial in Federal Court. Two officers alleged my client had drugs in his pocket. I got the case dismissed by the United States.
Hung Jury 8-4 for acquittal. Case dismissed by the United States.
Trinity County - 300 lbs. of marijuana reduced from felony distribution. Straight probation plea deal to felony reduceable to misdemeanor.
Probation Deal & Charges Reduced
Assault With a Weapon
Jury trial in Federal Court. Assault with a weapon on a federal officers, brandishing. Case to verdict and appeal.
Case to verdict and appeal.
Sexual Slavery Charge
Sexual slavery allegations by Korean massage parlors; client was wife of main defendant. Case dismissed by the United States.
Case dismissed by the United States
A two month trial before Judge Leonard Wexler in Alexandria, VA. I got the verdict reversed by the Fourth Circuit for Court's refusal to give the Defense requested jury instructions.
Guilty Verdict Reversed & Client Acquitted
Trial counsel for alleged gang member in RICO conspiracy. Negotiated plea to 5 years less than guideline sentence.
Negotiated plea to 5 years less than guideline sentence.
GET YOUR LIFE BACK
At the end of the day, criminal charges are not something to be taken lightly. A criminal conviction has the potential to affect your life in a variety of ways, from making it tough to find a job or house, to a jail sentence that sees your freedoms completely stripped.
At Hallinan & Wine, our firm specializes in providing the very best in criminal defense representation. With over 25 years of experience, I have the knowledge and experience you need to fight for a positive outcome.
Whether you’re facing a simple drug possession charge or a more serious federal crime like fraud or a violent offense, I can help you understand what you’re up against and help you build a strong case for your defense.
With a focus on criminal defense law, my job is to do everything I can to help you achieve the best possible outcome for whatever criminal charges you’re facing. I’ll walk you through the defense process and help you understand all of your options at every phase. My ultimate goal is to help you get your life back.