Practice Area

The law firm of San Pedro & Jankowitz handles all criminal defense cases occurring in state and federal courts as well as personal injury/accident cases and civil rights violations.

Assault and Battery

Assault and battery charges are usually brought on an individual or individuals who were in a fight. Many times details are sketchy and officers responding to the incident do not obtain all the facts. With over 30 years of combined experience, we will aggressively fight your assault and battery charges.

Sex Crimes

A conviction on sex crime charges can carry serious penalties that can effect you for the rest of your life, including fines, jail time and a permanent listing on the sex offender registry. Call us to protect and preserve your good name and freedom.

Juvenile Offense

We have represented thousands of teenagers charged with all offenses. We are highly successful in achieving favorable results including dismissal of charges, drug programs in lieu of incarceration, non-jail dispositions, and avoidance of a criminal record.


We have represented thousands of clients charged with petit or grand larceny including but not limited to: shoplifting, theft from employers, government agencies, identity theft, credit card fraud, bank fraud, forgeries and other white collar offenses. Our results include:

  • Acquittals After Trial
  • Dismissal of Charges
  • Suppression of Evidence
  • Favorable Plea Bargain Including Non-Jail Dispositions


Many murder suspects suffer from the unintended consequences of prejudice and suspicion, even before trial begins. We treat our clients with the respect and dignity he or she deserves. We will thoroughly examine all the evidence against you, and provide professional representation.

Violation of Civil Rights

We have represented numerous individuals who have been assaulted by the police, falsely arrested and falsely imprisoned. We have secured substantial monetary awards for violations of civil rights by law enforcement officials.

Violent Crimes

We have represented thousands of clients charged with violent crimes including but not limited to robbery, assault, homicide, sexual abuse, weapon possession, hate/bias crimes and domestic violence. We have succeeded in obtaining many favorable results for our clients including:

  • Dismissal of Charges
  • Not Guilty Verdicts
  • Suppression of Evidence
  • Favorable Plea Bargains Including Non-Jail Dispositions


Driving While Intoxicated/Driving Under the Influence charges can be a very stressful and frightening experience. These charges can have serious consequences, including loss of license, a jail sentence and a permanent criminal record. We have vast experience in conducting and achieving favorable results in:

  • License Revocation Hearings
  • Refusal Hearings
  • Trials
  • Vehicle Forfeiture
  • Plea Negotiations
  • Suppression of Breathalyzer Results

Car Accidents

Auto accidents can cause injuries from whiplash to traumatic brain injuries or even death.  Whether you're charged in an auto accident or suffered injuries, San Pedro and Jankowitz will ensure your rights are fully protected.  We are sensitive to your needs throughout the preparation and trial process of your case.

Slip and Falls

A slip-and-fall accident can cause a serious injury. A property owner or management can be held responsible if they failed to respond appropriately to protect the safety of customers, clients and other visitors to the premises.

Drug and Narcotics Cases

We have represented thousands of defendants charged with sale, possession and conspiracy charges. We have secured favorable outcomes for many of our clients including:

  • Acquittals After Trial
  • Suppression of Narcotics
  • Dismissal of Charges
  • Favorable Plea Bargains Including Drug Programs and Non-Jail Sentences