Riverside Drug Crime Attorney John L. Michels
If you have been charged with a drug crime in the Inland Empire region, you need a knowledgeable Riverside
these serious offenses. Whether you’ve been charged with simple possession or manufacturing drugs in a meth
lab, drug crimes can carry extremely harsh sentences.
charged with drug crimes for more than 10 years. A former prosecutor with the Riverside County District Attorney’s
office, Mr. Michels is highly familiar with the policies and procedures of the District Attorney’s office with respect to
Contact us at (951) 276-8900 for a confidential consultation at no charge. Attorney John Michels is available 24/7!
Drug Crime Representation in Riverside
Riverside Drug Crime Attorney John L. Michels has represented criminal defendants charged with a wide variety of
drug crimes, including (but not limited to) the following:
· Cultivation of Marijuana (although exceptions exist under
California’s Medicinal Marijuana Law)
· Distribution of Illicit Drugs (typically heroin, cocaine, LSD, crack
cocaine, crystal methamphetamine, marijuana, PCP and ecstasy)
· Drug Paraphernalia Possession
· Drug Trafficking
· Manufacturing of Drugs such as crystal methamphetamine and PCP
· Possession of Illicit Drugs
· Possession with Intent to Distribute
· Prescription Drug Fraud
· Sale of Illicit Drugs
· Sale of Prescription Drugs
· Unlawful Possession of Prescription Drugs including Narcotics, Barbiturates, and Benzodiazepines
Criminal Defense Attorney John Michels has worked extensively in the Riverside County Drug Courts. Mr.
Michels has helped numerous clients take advantage of alternative sentencing options, private pay and court
appointed drug rehabilitation programs, and other specialized programs such as the Recovery Opportunity Center.
Riverside Criminal Defense Attorney John Michels continues to participate in training related to the drug courts, and
attends weekly collaborative meetings along with the probation officers, judges, mental health professionals, and
the District Attorneys assigned to the drug court.
If the defendant is ineligible for alternative sentencing options, penalties upon conviction may include time in prison,
community service, large fines, and lengthy probation.
Call a Drug Crimes Lawyer in Riverside for a Free Consultation
Conviction of a drug related crime can have long lasting effects, and as a result it is important that you retain a
Drug Crime Attorney who has successfully represented hundreds of clients in drug cases throughout the course of
his career as a Criminal Defense Attorney.
Riverside Drug Crime Lawyer John L. Michels possesses the skills necessary to vigorously defend you, and where
possible, take your case before the Riverside County Drug Court to negotiate the most favorable alternate
If you believe that you have been charged wrongfully, we will employ the use of our expert investigators and take
your case to trial to fight for your freedom!
For immediate assistance, please contact Attorney John L. Michels at (951) 276-8900 today to schedule your free
consultation! Mr. Michels will thoroughly review the facts of your case with you and begin to strategize the best
approach for the defense that you deserve!