Christoph Law Offices, DUI & Criminal Defense
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Christoph Law Offices, DUI & Criminal Defense
Christoph Law Offices, DUI & Criminal Defense


  • 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

Attorneys William R. Christoph & Nicholas W. Christoph

Charged With DUI in Encinitas? Defend Your Rights.

Last updated on April 23, 2024

Encinitas is a quaint beach community located on the shores of the Pacific Ocean in North County, San Diego. Encinitas is a community comprised of Encinitas, Old Encinitas, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Olivenhain and Leucadia. Encinitas is a diverse community of more than 60,000 residents known for its miles of beaches along with some of the best surfing in Southern California, beautiful bluffs and mesas, unique architecture, and what many claim to be the flower-growing capital of San Diego County.

Encinitas is patrolled by the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department and the California Highway Patrol (CHP) along Interstate 5 and scenic U.S. Highway 101. If you are pulled over for a DUI arrest in Encinitas your case will be brought before the California Superior Court in Vista. The Christoph Law Offices has been conveniently located across the street from the Vista Courthouse for over 30 years, and provides the highest level of legal ability and ethical standards. We have defended more than 5,000 DUIs and bring more than 40 years of experience in criminal defense to your case.

As a former USMC captain, former prosecutor, and Judge Pro Tem with the highest peer review rating* in legal ability and ethical standards from Martindale-Hubbell, William Christoph and his son Nicholas are ready to work on your case today. Call them at 760-670-3885 for a free consultation.

DUI Lawyers With More Than 5,000 DUI Cases in North County, San Diego

If you have been stopped for your first DUI, have DUI priors or a felony DUI with injury, the attorneys at the Christoph Law Offices will help you achieve the best possible outcome in your case. If this is a misdemeanor offense you will not even need go to court. Additionally, you only have 10 days to take action to stop the suspension of your license by setting a hearing within 10 days of your arrest.

William and Nicholas Christoph will also set your DMV hearing to challenge any suspension and can even handle most of those hearings without your presence in court. With more than 40 years’ experience, and with the office located directly across from the Vista Courts, they know the law, the courts, and how to handle your case to achieve the best result.

Contact An Encinitas DUI Lawyer

Discuss your case with one of our Encinitas DUI attorneys from the Christoph Law Offices in Vista by calling 760-670-3885 or by scheduling your free initial consultation with one of our firm’s lawyers online. Serving all of Encinitas including Olivenhain, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Old Encinitas and Leucadia, California.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories — legal ability and general ethical standards.

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