Las Vegas Criminal Defense Attorneys

Cal J. Potter, III & C. J. Potter, IV


An arrest can be one of the most devastating events of one’s life.  The experience should not be compounded by hiring an attorney who is not up to the task of championing your rights.

Potter Law Offices has been negotiating and litigating criminal defense cases in Las Vegas and throughout Nevada for over 35 years for locals and tourists alike.  Potter Law Offices has particular expertise in handling felony, misdemeanor and juvenile charges, including DUI/DWIs; domestic violence; bad checks and casino markers; drug possession, paraphernalia and trafficking; embezzlement; homicide; parole violation; assault and batter; credit card fraud; prostitution and solicitation; forgery; trespassing; and warrants.

Please review our Results page for information regarding past cases.

Cal Potter is an AV-rated attorney who has received the highest rating by his peers and by the Martindale-Hubbell lawyers rating service.  He has practiced in Las Vegas, Nevada for over 35 years. He has argued a Death Penalty case in the United States Supreme Court and has obtained a not guilty verdict in a first degree murder case where his client shot an unarmed man in self-defense.  He also has successfully won a hand-to-hand drug sale of 30 kilos of cocaine on an entrapment defense.

Potter Law Offices has also won motions to suppress in Federal Court at the trial and appellate levels.  Cal successfully argued a “traveler computer case” before 15 judges in San Francisco on Federal Rule of Evidence 403 in what is known as an En Banc hearing.

Cal has obtained not guilty verdicts or dismissals at the trial or preliminary hearing level by motions or writs of habeas corpus in state court on cases involving murder, attempted murder, robbery, burglary, battery, arson, insurance fraud, coercion, possession of controlled substances, distribution of controlled substances, pandering, solicitation of prostitution, DUIs, domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse.

When you look for a criminal defense lawyer, wouldn't it be great to know your attorney has handled cases that vary in severity and complexity?  Cal Potter has taken on about any kind of case you can imagine.  What's even better, is this experience makes him one of the most seasoned trial defense lawyers in the Las Vegas Area!

Criminal Defense (Areas of Expertise)

    • Assault and Battery
    • Casino Markers/Casino Debts
      • Bad Checks
      • Unpaid Markers
    • Credit Card Fraud
    • Domestic Violence
    • Driving Under the Influence (DUI/DWI)
      • First DUI
      • Second DUI
      • Third DUI
      • Felony DUI Charges
      • DUI with Serious Injury / Death
      • Administrative License Suspension
      • DUI Breath Test
      • DUI Blood Test
      • Field Sobriety Tests
      • Refusal to Submit to Test
    • Drug Crimes
      • Possession of Controlled Substance
      • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
      • Possession with Intent to Distribute
      • Drug Trafficking
      • Prescription Fraud
      • Federal Drug Charges
    • Embezzlement
    • Felony
    • Forgery
    • Homicide
    • Misdemeanors
    • Pandering (Prostitution)
    • Petty Theft
    • Trespass
    • Warrants

 If you have had trouble with the law, we can help you out.  We have helped many Las Vegas residents and visitors get their life back after serious criminal charges.  We would love to work with you and help you get the innocent verdict you deserve!



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