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.

Business Law

If you own a business, or are just starting up, you don’t want to leave anything to chance. Let Sam Berns take care of the nuts and bolts so you can focus on running your business. Sam can assist you in the following areas: Business formation and filings Operating agreements and bylaws Employment contracts Zoning,...

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