Bay Area Criminal Defense Lawyer

Certified California Criminal Defense Specialist Proudly Representing Bay Area Clients Since 1990.

Jeffrey B. Hayden is a highly-esteemed attorney with a solid track record who will stand by your side and advocate for your rights.

Attorney Jeffrey B. Hayden is a Certified Specialist in Criminal Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization—fewer than 400 California attorneys have this distinction—who has received the AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell and a perfect 10 AVVO rating. Mr. Hayden will use his expertise to protect your future.

Drug Crimes

Drug crimes carry significant jail or prison time and steep financial penalties. If you or someone you know has recently been charged with a drug-related offense, call Jeffrey B. Hayden, Attorney at Law immediately. He will fight for your rights and get you back on the right path.


DUI cases can be particularly challenging, especially if your record contains a prior conviction. Whether you are facing alcohol or marijuana DUI charges, the penalties can be severe. We will build you build a solid defense with the aim of helping you obtain the best outcome possible.


Felony offenses are far more serious than misdemeanors, both in terms of potential prison sentences and the financial penalties that typically accompany them. If you’re facing a felony charge, the best thing you can do is hire an experienced attorney. Contact Jeffrey B. Hayden today to protect your future.

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Our practice handles any number of matters relating to criminal defense. While our primary focus is on representing clients who are facing drug crimes, DUI, or felony charges, we also offer time-tested and highly-effective legal services in the following areas:


Misdemeanor crimes, though considered less severe than felonies, still carry significant consequences. Get in touch with us today to learn more about how we can defend your rights and fight for a successful outcome.

Domestic Violence

Domestic violence cases tend to boil down to one person’s word against another’s. Experienced defense attorney Jeffrey B. Hayden will work hard to present a strategic and compelling narrative aimed at having these charges reduced or dismissed.

Juvenile Defense

While there are notable differences between the traditional criminal justice system and the juvenile system, a juvenile conviction can still carry severely limiting consequences that haunt the minor in the long run. Mr. Hayden will vocally advocate for measures that will support the child’s ability to reshape their path in life.


California has recently updated its expungement laws, making the process more accessible to those who wish to receive a clean slate. Contact Mr. Hayden today to discuss whether you may be eligible for expungement.

Traffic Violations

If you’ve been charged with a traffic violation, such as reckless driving or excessive speeding, you may be facing significant consequences. Put your trust in Mr. Hayden’s decades of experience to help you obtain a favorable outcome.

Post-Conviction Relief

Non-U.S. citizens face the possibility of deportation if they are convicted of a criminal offense. Attorney Jeffrey B. Hayden is dedicated to advocating for the rights of his clients, and he will fight hard to help you achieve the best possible outcome.

About Attorney Jeffrey B. Hayden

Having served the Bay Area for over 25 years, attorney Jeffrey B. Hayden is dedicated to defending residents throughout Redwood City and San Mateo County accused of committing a criminal offense. A Certified Specialist in Criminal Law by the California Board of Legal Specialization, Mr. Hayden knows what it takes to help you secure the future you deserve.

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Your Legal Rights Radio Show & Podcast

Jeff hosts Your Legal Rights on KALW and is available as a podcast. The show focuses on various legal topics and current events for the San Francisco Bay Area.

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