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Steve A. Whitworth

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Elk Grove, CA

Law Office of Steve Whitworth PC
9245 Laguna Springs Dr, Suite 200
Elk Grove, CA 95758
Phone: 916-668-5970
Fax: 916-668-5971
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2009 - 2010, 2012 - 2014
Licensed in California Since: 2007
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, Cannabis Law, Civil Litigation: Defense, Civil Rights
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Attorney Profile

Boasting strong community ties and a dedication to civil rights, Steve A. Whitworth has nearly a decade of diverse legal experience representing clients in Sacramento, California, and throughout the state. The founder of the Law Office of Steve Whitworth, he focuses his practice exclusively on criminal defense matters, providing strong advocacy for people who have been charged with state or federal crimes such as DUI, assault, burglary, drug crimes, embezzlement, sex crimes, and murder and manslaughter.

Mr. Whitworth received a Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University California, Davis, in 1989. A lifelong sports fan, he was the head basketball coach and golf coach at Holy Names University from 1996 to 2003, accruing over 130 wins in 7 years and earning Coach of the Year honors in 1999 and 2001. Following his successful coaching career, Mr. Whitworth switched gears and pursued his legal studies at New College of California School of Law in San Francisco, earning his Juris Doctor in 2006. He served as a contracts administrator at Stanford University School of Medicine handling intellectual property agreements before going into private practice in June 2007.

Admitted to practice in California, Mr. Whitworth has taken more than 70 trials to jury verdict. He is also held in high esteem by his fellow professionals. A recipient of a perfect 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo, Mr. Whitworth was named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40 for three years in a row, and he has also been listed in The National Trial Lawyers; Top 100. He is an active participant in a variety of legal organizations, including The State Bar of California, California Attorneys for Criminal Justice, the California DUI Lawyers Association, and the San Francisco and Alameda County Bar Associations.

About Steve A. Whitworth

First Admitted: 2007, California

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Educational Background

  • BA Political Science


  • Nominated and elected as one of hte top 100 criminal trial attorneys in the State of California by the National Trial lawyers Association., National Trial Lawyer top 100 in California, National Trial Lawyer's Association, 2016


  • People v. Richards - Three stikes case client found "not guilty" on all felony charges., 2018

Industry Groups

  • Business Entities
  • Co-Defendants
  • Corporations
  • Families
  • Individuals
  • Victims
  • Witness(es)
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Office Location for Steve A. Whitworth

9245 Laguna Springs Dr
Suite 200
Elk Grove, CA 95758

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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