• Top Lawyers – San Diego Magazine
  • Former Deputy San Diego City Attorney
  • Former USMC Captain
  • Located Directly Across From Vista Courthouse
  • Over 150 Five Star Reviews on Google and Yelp
  • Top Lawyers – San Diego Magazine
  • Former Deputy San Diego City Attorney
  • Former USMC Captain
  • Across From Vista Courthouse
  • 150+ 5 Star Reviews on Google & Yelp

Attorneys William R. Christoph & Nicholas W. Christoph

Defending Against DUI and Criminal Charges Throughout San Diego County

TOP RATED In The Legal Community
Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating, Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence
AVVO Rating 10 Superb Top Criminal Defense
DUI Defense

DUI Lawyer

Experience with more than 4,000 DUI cases, including first offenses, DUIs with drugs, DUIs with priors and more.

Criminal Defense

Criminal Defense Attorney

Defending against a wide array of criminal charges, including drug crimes, domestic violence, theft and more.


Criminal Defense Lawyers
Dedicated To Your Future

A criminal charge can be a life-changing event. Attorneys Nicholas W. Christoph and William R. Christoph practice only Criminal and DUI defense in Vista, Oceanside, Escondido, San Marcos, Encinitas, Carlsbad and all of San Diego County. They are experienced criminal and DUI defense attorneys who have handled over 4,000 DUIs alone and thousands of Criminal cases.

They understand how important your case is to you and the anxiety that goes with any prosecution. The attorneys at Christoph Law Offices count the following among their achievements: a former USMC captain, a former prosecutor, peer-review rated with the highest rating in legal ability and ethical standards, listed as “Top Lawyers” in San Diego Magazine, and 40-plus years in the same location directly across from the Vista Courthouse. They will provide you with the highest level of personal and professional representation.
Google 5 Star Reviews

Over 150 Five Star Google and Yelp Reviews

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I highly recommend Christoph Law Offices to everyone. Nick is a true professional who will go above and beyond for his clients. Thank you!
– Mahir B.


Amazing attorneys! Bill Christoph was very helpful during my case. He was always quick to get back to me about my questions.
– Collin W.


Great experience overall having William Christoph as my attorney. He understands his client, very insightful and is an expert in his field.
– Soheila N.


Experience You Can Trust

You need an attorney who genuinely cares about their clients; who knows the law, the process and the people; and who can get the best possible result. Nicholas and William Christoph deal with the local judges, prosecutors and law enforcement on a daily basis. Whether it’s a charge for DUI, petty theft, grand theft, burglary, fraud, drug possession or sales, domestic violence, assault, battery, or assault with a deadly weapon, our attorneys have dedicated their professional lives providing the highest level of professional and personal representation to their clients.
Attorneys William R. Christoph & Nicholas W. Christoph

Meet Our Attorneys

Attorneys Nicholas and William Christoph will do what is needed to get the best possible result in your case. They will give you an honest and realistic appraisal, review all aspects of your case, tell you what needs to be done, and then do it. Contact a criminal defense attorney at Christoph Law Offices.