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  • The Desert’s Premier Criminal & DUI Defense Attorney

    As a California Certified Criminal Law Specialist with over 30 years of courtroom experience, John Patrick Dolan has successfully defended all types of charges, from traffic tickets to murder cases. Known and respected in the Desert’s courtrooms, John Patrick Dolan is the criminal defense attorney you want on your side.

    The Desert’s Premier Criminal & DUI Defense Attorney
  • Thousands of cases SUCCESSFUL OUTCOMES

    John Patrick Dolan has successfully handled thousands of criminal cases and defended persons charged with driving under the influence (DUI) and drunk-driving related DMV suspension. Let us show you how our experience will make a difference in resolving your legal issues more quickly and decisively.

    Thousands of cases SUCCESSFUL OUTCOMES

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Welcome to Dolan Law Offices

Palm Springs Top Criminal Defense Attorney

John Patrick Dolan Criminal Law Specialist

Dolan Law Offices is ready to assist if you have been charged with a criminal offense. From petty theft or capital murder, we have the experience to handle whatever charge you are facing.

Trial attorney John Patrick Dolan has received the AV rating* from Martindale-Hubbell's peer review rating system and is a California State Bar Certified Specialist in Criminal Law. He has more than 30 years of trial experience in the municipal, state, and federal courts of Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino, Riverside and other counties. Extensive courtroom experience and exceptional trial skills provide him with invaluable insight into how to deal effectively with prosecutors and courts to obtain the best results for you.

Contact us to schedule an opportunity to discuss your legal matter right away. Dolan Law Offices, in Indio, California, provides legal advice and representation for residents of the Palm Springs region and communities throughout the Coachella Valley.


Being arrested is not a joke. Hire a lawyer with experience you can rely on.

We know that being arrested is a frightening experience. Police and prosecutors try to make you feel helpless and alone. If you are arrested or are being investigated on criminal charges, you need an experienced attorney. Attorney John Patrick Dolan is a Certified Specialist in Criminal Law who knows the system and will fight to help you obtain the best results possible.

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John Patrick Dolan has successfully handled thousands of criminal cases and defended persons charged with driving under the influence (DUI) and drunk-driving related DMV suspensions, assault and battery, domestic violence, robbery, burglary, theft, lewd conduct, rape, molestation, other sex crimes, drug possession, drug sales and first-degree murder. He has tried hundreds of jury trials and has the experience that counts in court.

We handle all cases involving legal matters such as:

  • Criminal Defense
  • DUI defense, DMV hearings, and vehicle code violations
  • Drug offenses such as drug possession and felony drug charges
  • Homicide and violent crimes
  • Sex crimes and Internet sex crimes
  • Third strike crimes
  • Theft, fraud, and white collar crime
  • Domestic violence
  • Juvenile crimes
  • Probation violations
  • Record expungements


Contact Dolan Law Offices

Contact us today to talk to attorney John Patrick Dolan about the Dolan Law Offices guarantee. Let us show you how our experience will make a difference in resolving your legal matter.

*CV, BV, and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties, Inc., used 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 confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the Judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories—legal ability and general ethical standards.