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Santa Barbara White Collar Crime Attorneys

Sanger Swysen & Dunkle provides experienced representation to individuals and businesses accused of a wide range of criminal offenses. With locations in Santa Barbara and Santa Maria, we are poised to represent clients throughout Southern California. Our practice has a particular focus on white collar crimes, including fraud charges, money laundering, tax evasion, embezzlement, antitrust violations, SEC and FTC matters, and RICO (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act) offenses.

As your attorneys, we will be accessible by phone 24 hours a day, and will keep you abreast regarding progress in your case at every step. Our goal is to help you achieve the best possible result to your legal issue. To achieve this, we will thoroughly review and prepare the necessary documentation to form a strong case strategy as well as vigorously defend you in negotiations and litigation.

Experienced Santa Maria Federal Court Lawyers

When you are facing federal criminal charges, it is in your best interests to hire an attorney with experience in these types of cases. At Sanger Swysen & Dunkle, we have handled jury and court trials in superior, federal and appellate courts throughout California. Our practice emphasizes pre-indictment and prelitigation negotiations, pretrial litigation and settlements, as well as trials, writs and appeals.

We are Santa Barbara white collar crime lawyers with the knowledge and skill to handle even the most complex federal and state cases. Our firm's founder, Robert M. Sanger, has been practicing law since 1973 and is certified as a criminal law specialist by The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. Partner Catherine J. Swysen is an experienced trial and appellate lawyer and has been recognized by the California State Legislature and civil liberties groups for her work regarding civil rights and by the Santa Barbara Women Lawyers as Lawyer of the Year. Partner Stephen K. Dunkle is a criminal trial lawyer who also handles writs and appeals and assists in complex litigation. Additionally, our firm is assisted by a group of experienced legal professionals, including an in-house investigator.

Contact Sanger Swysen & Dunkle

Contact us at 805-962-4887 for our Santa Barbara office, 805-349-7973 for our Santa Maria office or via email using our online form. We offer free, 30-minute consultations in person or by phone. Our locations are handicapped-accessible and have free parking. We accept all major credit cards.


Sanger Swysen & Dunkle
125 East De La Guerra Street
Suite 102
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Phone: 805-962-4887
Fax: 805-963-7311
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Santa Maria location:
301 East Cook Street
Suite A
Santa Maria, CA 93454
Phone: 805-349-7973
Fax: 805-963-7311
Map and Directions