Serving Santa Clara County & Beyond Since 1985 The Experience You Need.
The Respect You Deserve.

Attorney Steven H. Nakano has specialized in Criminal Defense for more than 35 years. His unique, client-centered approach makes him not only a hard-hitting attorney, but a counselor and advocate as well.

San Jose Criminal Defense Attorney

Put 35+ Years of Experience On Your Side

Whether you have been arrested for driving under the influence (DUI), drug crime, or domestic violence, a conviction can lead to severe consequences, such as jail or prison time, costly fines, and a criminal record that can haunt you forever. In order to avoid serious criminal penalties, you must hire an experienced criminal defense attorney to fight for the best possible outcome in your case.

Since 1985, Attorney Steven H. Nakano has provided strategic and personalized legal solutions to clients in San Jose and Santa Clara County. He only takes a few cases at a time to give each client the attention, commitment, and justice they deserve. Not only does Attorney Nakano know what it takes to get the most favorable results inside and outside the courtroom, he also cares about getting his clients the necessary help to change their lives for the better. Steven H. Nakano, Attorney at Law is ready to protect your rights and freedom.

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  • “Steven Nakano saved my life! He is the kindest, most honest attorney I've ever met in my entire life. He relentlessly fought for me and his level of professionalism was impeccable.”

    - Dan B.
  • “Steve is an excellent attorney and an amazing person. He has a solid tool chest of life experiences and was able to connect with my son, provide guidance where I couldn't, and as a result became somewhat of a mentor.”

    - Tim O.
  • “He has always seen me as a person, not just a case. This type of respect has made an impact on my life that will last far beyond the legal case.”

    - Sean M.
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  • Direct Access to Attorney
  • Client-Centered Approach
  • Spanish Speaking Services Available
  • Specialized in Criminal Defense
  • Practicing Since 1985
  • Providing Resources & Treatment

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  • 5-Star Reviews on Avvo
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  • Client's Choice Award
  • Top Contributor Award 2017
  • Top Contributor Award 2018
  • Unsung Heroes Award
  • Asian and Pacific Islander Bar Association of Santa Clara County