Denis A. Honeychurch

Top rated Criminal Defense attorney in Fairfield, California

Honeychurch & Giambona
Denis A. Honeychurch
Honeychurch & Giambona

Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, DUI-DWI, Elder Law; view more

Licensed in California since: 1972

Education: University of California College of the Law, San Francisco

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2013, 2016 - 2024

Honeychurch & Giambona

823 Jefferson Street
Suite C
Fairfield, CA 94533 Visit website


Denis A. Honeychurch is a criminal defense lawyer practicing at Honeychurch & Giambona, situated in Fairfield, California. With nearly five decades of legal experience within the state, Mr. Honeychurch focuses on a diverse range of legal areas including:

  • Misdemeanors and felonies
  • Domestic violence
  • DUI offenses
  • Sex offenses
  • Juvenile crimes
  • Parole violations
  • Firearms violations
  • Thefts and burglaries
  • Child and elder abuse cases

His dedicated service extends to clients across Solano, Yolo and Napa counties.

Mr. Honeychurch is deeply committed to advocating for individuals facing criminal charges, aiming to mitigate their charges, convictions or expunge their records to secure a clean slate for their future. He holds a distinctive recognition as a certified specialist in criminal law by The State Bar of California's Board of Legal Specialization.

After earning his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Los Angeles, Mr. Honeychurch pursued a Juris Doctor from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. His legal career has been marked by notable achievements, including presenting arguments before the California Supreme Court.

With more than five decades of legal experience, Mr. Honeychurch’s dedication has garnered an impressive AV Preeminent* peer-review rating with a 4.4/5 score through Martindale-Hubbell. He has also demonstrated an unwavering commitment to personal achievements, evidenced by his remarkable feats in endurance sports such as completing the Hawaii Ironman World Championships seven times and earning the title of seven-time All-American award presented by the USA Triathlon Foundation.

Mr. Honeychurch's community involvement spans multiple roles, including serving as a Solano Community College Trustee for more than two decades and as a board member of the Fairfield-Suisun Unified School District. Renowned for his prowess in criminal defense, Mr. Honeychurch has secured acquittals in challenging murder cases, rescued individuals from death row and achieved favorable resolutions for numerous clients.

Mr. Honeychurch's illustrious legal career, remarkable achievements and substantial community contributions underscore his standing as a trusted pillar of the legal and local communities.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI, Elder Law

Focus areas

Criminal Domestic Violence, Criminal Law, DUI/DWI, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Sex Offenses, Theft

  • 80% Criminal Defense
  • 10% Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
  • 10% Elder Law

First Admitted: 1972, California

Professional Webpage:

  • AV Preeminent* peer-review rating, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Northern California “Super Lawyer”
  • Won the Fairfield Daily Republic’s “Readers' Choice Award” in 2008 and in 2011
  • All American in the sport of triathlon by USA Triathlon
  • Completed The Hawaii Ironman World Championships seven times.
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Fairfield-Suisun Unified School District (FSUSD), Board Member
  • Solano Community College, Trustee
Educational Background:
  • Bachelor of Arts in History, University of California, Los Angeles
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Criminal Law, California Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of California, 1979

Office location for Denis A. Honeychurch

823 Jefferson Street
Suite C
Fairfield, CA 94533

Phone: 707-402-0320


13 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2013, 2016 - 2024

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