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State and Federal Criminal Defense

The San Diego trial attorneys at the law office of Grimes & Warwick practice exclusively in the area of criminal defense, representing individuals and corporations accused of criminal charges in both state and federal courts. Grimes & Warwick was established in 1976 and has a strong presence in the San Diego legal community based on decades of experience protecting the constitutional rights of citizens accused of crimes, and zealously defending individuals from investigation to trial.


Dana Grimes Recognized as SuperLawyers 2015 Rising Star

Grimes & Warwick is pleased to announce that attorney Dana M. Grimes has been recognized by SuperLawyers as one of 2015’s Rising Stars. The Rising Stars List highlights attorneys who are either 40 years old or younger, or have been practicing for 10 years or less. Using a patented vetting process based on peer nominations, || Continue reading…

Stash House Stings – The Latest Word from the Ninth Circuit

by Dana Grimes Trickery is not Entrapment ATF agents in Phoenix paid a confidential informant to find potential armed robbers, and offer them the opportunity rob a stash house.  The plan involved overcoming armed guards to steal a large amount of cocaine.  The catch was something out of a Joseph Heller novel – there were || Continue reading…

Lords of War

by Dana M. Grimes, Esq.   The Global Arms Market Dealing in Firearms is not inherently illegal.  In 2011, the United States exported 46 billion dollars in weapons, and Russia and other Eastern Block countries export many billions more.  Under United States law, legitimate transactions require an end-user certificate identifying the buyer.  Weapons dealers cross || Continue reading…