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Craig Wilke

Craig Wilke

Law Office of Craig Wilke
  • Appeals & Appellate, Criminal Law, White Collar Crime
  • California
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Biography

Craig Wilke has over 30 years experience defending individuals and companies in federal criminal and related matters. Mr. Wilke was a Deputy Federal Public Defender in the Central District of California for 15 years, and was the Directing Attorney for the Orange County Branch Office for 8 of those years. He has tried 41 federal criminal cases involving every type of federal crime. Since 2008, he has been in private practice in Orange County, California, providing representation pre-indictment, at trial, on appeal, and in post-conviction matters.

Practice Areas
    Appeals & Appellate
    Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    White Collar Crime
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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9th Circuit
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10th Circuit
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Principal
Law Office of Craig Wilke
- Current
Private practice emphasizing federal criminal and related matters.
Directing Attorney, Orange County Branch Office
Federal Public Defender
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Directed branch office providing legal representation to indigent criminal defendants; hired, trained and supervised attorneys and staff; represented indigent criminal defendants in complex criminal matters
Deputy Federal Public Defender
Federal Public Defender
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Represented indigent criminal defendants at trial and on appeal.
Law Clerk to the Honorable Bobby R. Baldock, United States Circuit Judge
United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
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Judicial law clerk
Associate Attorney
Talcott Lightfoot VanDevelde Woehrle & Sadowsky
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Provided legal representation to persons in federal and state court primarily in criminal matters
Education
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
J.D. (1990) | Law
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Honors: Order of the Coif; Law Review; American Jurisprudence Award for Legal Writing
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California State University - Fullerton
B.A. (1984) | Political Science and Economics
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Honors: Dean's List
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Professional Associations
Orange County Criminal Defense Bar Association
Member
- Current
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National Institute for Trial Advocacy
Instructor
- Current
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Federal Bar Association
Member
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National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
Member
- Current
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Federal Bar Association - Orange County Chapter
Board Member
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
Law Office of Craig Wilke
305 N. Harbor Blvd.
Suite 216
Fullerton, CA 92832
Telephone: (714) 870-8900