Practice Areas

The Law Office of Samuel D. Berns is well-equipped to handle a variety of practice areas.

Criminal Defense

The Law Office of Samuel D. Berns, Inc. understands that criminal defendants are normally good people who find themselves in bad situations. With our extensive knowledge of criminal law, we present your case and explore all tenable options to help you overcome the challenges that come with the process of litigation.


Cannabis law is rapidly changing throughout California. The Law Office of Samuel D. Berns is uniquely qualified to guide you through the new regulations. Sam has represented hundreds of cultivators and entrepreneurs in the cannabis industry.


If you are arrested for driving under the influence (DUI), the government can hold you liable in a couple of ways. First, the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) may act to suspend or revoke your driving privileges. Meanwhile, the district attorney’s office may move to file criminal charges against you.

Land Use and Zoning

If you are a landowner, you would want to maximize your property, putting it to the best possible use. If you own a business, you would want to find the most profitable and convenient location for your operations.

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