Las Vegas Criminal Defense Attorney Cal Potter
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.
Cal Potter has been negotiating and litigating criminal defense cases in Las Vegas and throughout Nevada for over 30 years for locals and tourists alike. Cal 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.
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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 30 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.
Cal has also won motions to suppress in Federal Court at the trial and appellate levels. He 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.