Candice L. Fields

Attorney Profile

Top Rated White Collar Crimes Attorney in Sacramento, CA

Candice Fields Law
 | 520 Capitol Mall, Suite 750
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: 916-905-3629
Fax: 916-790-9450
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1994
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (70%),
  • Criminal Defense (20%),
  • Business Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Candice L. Fields is the founder of Candice Fields Law in Sacramento, California, where she concentrates her practice on criminal defense. A lawyer for 25 years, she has earned a reputation in particular for strong representation in white collar criminal defense, in cases involving embezzlement, forgery, securities fraud, mortgage fraud and other issues. She represents individuals and businesses in federal and state cases in Sacramento and the surrounding counties.

Ms. Fields holds a bachelor's degree in rhetoric and communication from the University of California, Davis, and earned her law degree from the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law. While attending law school, Ms. Fields was selected to compete in the Roger J. Traynor California Moot Court Competition, and was named to the Dean's List. She has been licensed to practice law in California since 1994. She is also admitted to appear before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Central, Southern and Eastern Districts of California.

Active in professional organizations, Ms. Fields is a member of the Sacramento County Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association and the Anthony M. Kennedy American Inn of Court. She was appointed by the U.S. District Court - Eastern District of California as a Lawyer Representative for the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference and served on the Court's Judicial Advisory Committee. Ms. Fields also is a member of the Pro Bono Panel for the U.S. District Court - Eastern District of California.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense: White Collar (70%): White Collar Crime

Criminal Defense (20%): Criminal Law

Business Litigation (10%)

Focus Areas

White Collar Crime, Criminal Law

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 9 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2019

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About Candice Fields

Admitted: 1994, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.candicefieldslaw.com/About/Candice-L-Fields.shtml

Honors/Awards:

  • Dean's List, University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
  • Best of the Bar, Sacramento Business Journal (2016)
  • Top Lawyers, Sacramento Magazine (2015, 2016)
  • Member, Roger J. Traynor California Moot Court Competition Team, University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
  • Super Lawyers -Northern California (2011 - 2016)

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Magistrate Judge Merit Selection Panel, Chair, 2012 - 2013
  • Board of Directors, Leonard Friedman Bar Association, 2008
  • Member, Unity Bar Association Event Planning Committee, 2011
  • Member, Judicial Advisory Committee, California-Eastern District, 2012
  • Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference, Lawyer Representative, 2010 - 2012
  • Federal Bar Association, 2007
  • Co-Chair, California-Eastern District Conference Planning Committee, 2011
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 1995
  • Member, Anthony M. Kennedy American Inn of Court, 2012
  • President, Federal Bar Association - Sacramento Chapter, 2007
  • Federal Bar Association - National Chapter Activity Fund Committee Member, 2008
  • Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference, Lawyer Representative - Conference Committee Member, 2011 - 2012
  • University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law Gala Committee, 2007
  • Master of the Bar, Anthony M. Kennedy American Inn of Court (2014 - present)
  • Member, Judicial Advisory Committee, California-Eastern District, 2010
  • Anthony M. Kennedy American Inn of Court, Master, 2013 - Present
  • Member, Judicial Advisory Committee, California-Eastern District, 2011
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 1995
  • Member-at-Large, Eastern District of California Conference Planning Committee, 2008
  • Criminal Justice Act (CJA) Defense Panel for Eastern District of California, Felony Panel Member
  • Member, Anthony M. Kennedy American Inn of Court, 2011
  • Co-Chair, California-Eastern District Conference Planning Committee, 2012
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1995
  • Third District Court of Appeal Conference Committee, Member , 2012 - Present
  • Sacramento County Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1995

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Trustee, Schwab-Rosenhouse Scholarship Fund (2005-2008)
  • Volunteer Attorney, California-Eastern District Pro Bono Civil Rights Panel (2008-present)
  • Volunteer, California State Parks, Folsom Lake Trail Patrol (2010 - 2013)
  • Volunteer, Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department Volunteer Services Bureau, Equestrian Drill Team and Color Guard (2006-2008)
  • Pro Bono Panel - California Eastern District, 2008 - Present
  • Chair, Jewish Community Relations Council (2001)
  • Third Appellate District Historical Society, Co-Chair, 2013 - Present

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Commissioner, Sacramento County Policy Planning Commission (2006 - 2008) 

Newsletters:

  • Contributing writer for award-winning periodic newsletter, News & Notes, Federal Bar Association - Sacramento Chapter

Educational Background:

  • University of California, Davis, Davis, California, B.A., Honors: Dean's List, Major: Rhetoric & Communication, 1986
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Office Location for Candice L. Fields

520 Capitol Mall
Suite 750
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone: 916-905-3629

Fax: 916-790-9450

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Last Updated: 7/8/2019

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