Criminal Defense Attorney in Sacramento, CA

The Law Office of Philip McCarthy is prepared to provide clients with assertive representation for a variety of case types, including tax and insurance fraud, DUIs, domestic violence, white collar crime, and misdemeanors. Philip McCarthy is a criminal defense attorney with over 28 years of experience representing clients  in Sacramento and Placer Counties, providing them with honest, reliable representation and personalized attention.  We understand that each case is unique, and use our extensive knowledge and experience in the field to provide solutions that are tailored to your specific situation. Being charged with a criminal offense can be a stressful and frightening experience; we’ve seen first-hand how difficult it can be to face the criminal justice system. As such, we are committed to defending you when you are unable to protect yourself. 

Why Choose the Law Office of Philip McCarthy?

Philip McCarthy is a criminal defense lawyer who truly understands that your situation is more than just a case. Behind each case is an individual, with their own fears and concerns, who wants to make sure that their side of the story is heard. As such, he aims to provide his clients with the representation they need in order to tell that story. He is an incredibly patient individual who takes the time to listen carefully to your story. He uses the information he receives in order to build a strong defense on your behalf. Each and every client is treated as if they were members of the family; when you work with Attorney McCarthy, your concerns are his concerns, and he will fight in order to make sure you receive the best representation possible. 

Contact The Law Office of Philip McCarthy Today to Request a Free Consultation

Attorney Philip McCarthy is a lawyer who is ready to assist you with your insurance fraud, DUI, domestic violence, white collar crime, or other criminal case. His experience and care for his clients have set him apart from others in the industry. He is a skilled negotiator who will assist you in pursuing the best possible outcome for your case, whether that is a favorable plea deal, or getting the charges dismissed altogether. It can be hard to face criminal charges, but you can make your situation easier by working with him.

If you or a loved one is facing criminal charges, give The Law Office of Philip McCarthy a call. Schedule your free initial consultation with The Law Office of Philip McCarthy today by calling (916) 442-8298.  

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  • Otto Weirich Avatar
    Otto Weirich
    10/09/2022 - Google

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    Mary McCarthy
    9/19/2022 - Google

    Best attorney in Sacramento

    Deborah M. Avatar
    Deborah M.
    5 star rating
    8/09/2021 - Yelp

    We spoke with Mr. McCarthy and he has a world of knowledge that has put our minds at ease. ... read more

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    7/22/2021 - Avvo

    No one will try harder My Case was very complicated. Phil was kind enough to explain exactly what was done and also did what I... read more

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    Natasha Taylor
    6/10/2021 - Google

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    Sheryl Fusaro
    4/10/2021 - Google

  • Joseph B. Avatar
    Joseph B.
    5 star rating
    4/02/2019 - Yelp

    Phil worked with me on a specific case that spanned years.From start-to-finish, Phil and his office walked me through the... read more

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    Eric Burgess
    12/07/2018 - Google

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    Amy H.
    5 star rating
    9/16/2018 - Yelp

    I met with Mr Mccarthy regarding my husbands case. He was honest and to the point. No run around. I... read more

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    Mary ann
    10/09/2017 - Avvo

    Extremely nice, great consultation - very informative This was a consultation - he was patient, matter of fact and didnt rush me. I had reached out to... read more

    Joshua Avatar
    6/03/2017 - Avvo

    Best lawyer in town One of the best lawyers in the area. Listen to me helped me guided me pushed me in the right... read more

    Paul P. Avatar
    Paul P.
    5 star rating
    5/29/2017 - Yelp

    Phil made a huge problem go away with a single appearance.

  • Paul Avatar
    5/29/2017 - Avvo

    Fish and Wildlife violations Phil McCarthy negotiated three charges down to one for me on a tough Fish and Wildlife case. I told him... read more

    J Avatar
    5/11/2017 - Avvo

    Professional, friendly, diligent My first impression of Phil was that he was friendly and courteous. He explained my options and gave me all... read more

    Roberto Avatar
    1/22/2016 - Avvo

    Happy Client He is the best! Handled my case beautifully. I couldn't have gotten a better outcome and am now looking at... read more

  • anonymous Avatar
    1/14/2016 - Avvo

    Best lawyer in the Sacramento area Attorney Philip McCathy is one of the best lawyers in the Sacramento area. My experience with him and his staff... read more

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    Sheryl Fusaro
    8/23/2015 - Avvo

    One of the BEST!!! Attorney Philip D. Mccarthy is a very conscientious and dedicated to his profession and to those that he serves. I... read more

    Lisa Avatar
    7/09/2015 - Avvo

    Far Exceeded Expectations Mr. McCarthy was truthful, forthright & very professional. I do not have any knowledge or experience with court proceedings. Mr.... read more

  • anonymous Avatar
    4/18/2015 - Avvo

    Great Lawyer! Philip is a professional and he knows his stuff from A to Z. He handled my DV case and the... read more

    Zahrina Avatar
    4/15/2015 - Avvo

    Trust Phil I hired Phil twice and both times he was very professional and knowledgeable. I was pleased with how he handled... read more

    Faraji Avatar
    4/14/2015 - Avvo

    Best lawyer in Town!! If you want an honest hard working man, this is your guy. Phil will go the extra mile and always... read more

  • Aaron Avatar
    12/20/2011 - Avvo

    One of the best Mr. Mccarthy was very knowledgeable with my case did what he said he was going to do saved me money... read more

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    Deborah H.
    3/04/2011 - Avvo

    Saved My Son!!!! Mr. McCarthy is a God-send! He saved my son from a decade in prison. Finding ourselves in the nightmare of... read more

    anonymous Avatar
    3/01/2011 - Avvo

    Great lawyer After consulting with several attorneys, we had no doubt we would hire Richard Dudek and his fellow attorney Philip McCarthy.... read more

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