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A warrior spirit forged by 30 years of experience

The attorneys at the Law Office of K.J. Petsas, PC have been committed to the service of others. With more than three decades of combined experience and strategic, analytical backgrounds, our San Mateo criminal defense and personal injury attorneys provide the solutions you need and the fight you deserve for your rights.

As a combat veteran of the Vietnam conflict, serving as an infantry officer with the U.S. Marine Corps from 1968–1969 and retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel after more than 20 years of reserve duty, and as a former prosecutor, K.J. Petsas knows first-hand what it takes to win. As a San Francisco and San Mateo criminal law and personal injury lawyer, he understands the value of analysis, preparation and action.

At the Law Office of K.J. Petsas, PC, matters we handle include:

Rational decisions demand rational thinking

Serving the greater San Francisco Bay area and San Mateo, our personal injury and criminal lawyers focus on practical advice. Intense emotions can — and do — cloud the sound decision-making required to address issues concerning your liberties and rights. We help you to think clearly and do what is in your best interest while still maintaining integrity.

A disciplined approach from a veteran trial attorney

If you suffer from injuries through someone else's wrongdoing or negligence, or you are charged with a criminal offense, you have rights. It is our job to make sure you understand those rights.

Our firm:

  • Educates you on the law and your rights so you can make the best short- and long-term decisions for you and your family
  • Uses our experience to anticipate the opposition and prepare a compelling case on your behalf
  • Prepares for litigation with discipline, meticulousness and integrity
  • Keeps you constantly informed of what is expected of you and what you can expect from the legal process

Contact a San Mateo criminal defense and personal injury attorney today

Serving clients in the San Francisco Bay area, the San Mateo personal injury and criminal law attorneys at the Law Office of K.J. Petsas, PC offer the experience and attentive counsel you need to tackle defense of your criminal charges or pursue justice against those liable for your injuries. We are conveniently located in South San Francisco and encourage you to give us a call at 650.624.8155 or contact us online to take advantage of our free initial consultation. We return all calls within 12 hours.

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Petsas & Stephens is located in South San Francisco, CA and serves clients in and around South San Francisco, Daly City, Brisbane, San Bruno, Pacifica, Millbrae, Burlingame, San Mateo, Montara, Moss Beach, El Granada, Alameda, Belmont, San Carlos, Emeryville, Oakland, Sausalito, San Leandro, Berkeley, San Lorenzo, Albany, Alameda County, Marin County, San Francisco County, San Mateo County.

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