Why hire a Criminal Defense Attorney?

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The Law Offices of Richard A. Beshwate, Jr., is a Criminal Defense Attorney with an experienced staff ready to assist clients at any moment. Attorney Richard A. Beshwate Jr. has been practicing law for over 21 years, focusing primarily as a criminal defense attorney. As a lifelong resident of the Central Valley, Mr. Beshwate is uniquely aware of the issues faced by the citizens of our Valley.  He is one of the finest Criminal Defense Attorney’s in Fresno.

Richard A. Beshwate, Jr., Attorney at Law, has been a top Criminal Defense Attorney for over 19 years and has handled some of the areas largest Criminal Trials. Having successfully defended thousands of people in need, If you or a loved one is in trouble, Richard is the one to call.

Born and raised in the Valley, Richard is proud to serve as a top criminal defense attorney, protecting the rights of its citizens, and protecting the Constitution.

“I practice regularly in both the State and Federal Courts. As a Former Deputy District Attorney, I have a unique perspective on the justice system that is an advantage.  With reasonable rates, vast experience and a full service and knowledgeable staff, the ONLY choice for QUALITY representation in the San Joaquin Valley is the Law Offices of Richard A. Beshwate, Jr.”

“I have successfully represented clients in virtually every type of Federal and State Criminal Cases, including:

  • Murder
  • Assault and Battery
  • Weapons charges
  • Fraud and embezzlement
  • Drunk Driving and Traffic offenses
  • Sex Crimes
  • Drug Cases
  • Theft and Burglary
  • Parole Violations and “Lifer” Hearings


As a former prosecutor, his experience and knowledge is a tremendous asset in representing his clients and knows the best ways to protect and defend, both in the Criminal Justice system and if you or a loved one has been injured.

Mr. Hallman has been providing top notch investigative services in the Central Valley for over a decade. When a issue arises, Mr. Hallman can be counted on to provide immediate support to the office and clients.

Better known as BeBe, Ms. Falcon is the backbone of the Office, making sure that all issues have been addressed and keeping clients up to date as to the status of their cases.