Our Practice Areas

Dedicated to criminal defense.

The Law Office of Matthew S. Koken is dedicated to providing excellent criminal defense representation at a price you can afford.

Below is a list of common charges and other matters handled by our office:

  • Arson
  • Bank Fraud
  • Burglary
  • Car Jacking
  • Child Molestation
  • Child Pornography
  • Cocaine charges
  • Credit Card Fraud
  • Date Rape
  • All Drug related charges
  • Drug manufacturing
  • Drug Smuggling
  • Drug Transportation
  • Elder Abuse
  • Embezzlement
  • Failure to Register
  • Forgery
  • Fraud
  • Gun Charges
  • Identity Theft
  • Juvenile crimes
  • Manslaughter
  • Medicaid Fraud
  • Medical Fraud
  • Money Laundering
  • Murder
  • Penal Code 290
  • Perjury
  • Pyramid Schemes
  • Rape
  • Securities Fraud
  • Sex Crimes
  • Sex Registration
  • Sexual Battery
  • Statutory Rape
  • Telemarketing Fraud
  • Third Strike charges
  • White Collar Crime
  • Wire Fraud
  • and all other Serious Felony Criminal Charges.

  • Drunk Driving (DUI)

  • Drug Offenses
    • Possession of drugs or controlled substance
    • Possession with intent to distribute drugs
    • Narcotics trafficking
    • Manufacture of drugs
    • Cultivation of marijuana

  • Post-Conviction Relief
    • Expungement
    • Probation matters
    • Restitution matters
    • Writs of Habeas Corpus (Wrongful Conviction)

  • White Collar Crimes
    • Embezzlement
    • Bank fraud
    • Insurance fraud
    • Mortgage fraud
    • Credit card fraud
    • Uttering false checks
    • Identity theft

  • Violent Crimes
    • Assault and battery
    • Assault with a deadly weapon
    • Aggravated crimes
    • Gang-related crimes
    • Weapons charges

  • Domestic Violence
    • Child abuse
    • Elder abuse
    • Spousal abuse

  • Property Crimes
    • Theft
    • Robbery
    • Shoplifting
    • Vandalism
    • Sale or manufacture of counterfeit merchandise

  • Traffic Offenses
    • Driving on a suspended license
    • Driving without a license
    • Driving without proof of insurance
    • Driving without proof of registration
    • Street racing
    • Exhibition of speed

Driving Under the Influence (DUI)

Drug Offenses

Theft Offenses

If you have been charge with a theft crime in the San Diego area, and you need a criminal attorney, call The Law Office of Matthew S. Koken now.

What is a Theft Crime?

Theft crimes refer to illegally taking another person's possessions, indentity, or property without consent. Some theft crimes are only misdemeanor offenses while others are solely felony offenses.

The following are some examples of theft crimes:

  • Petty Theft
  • Grand Theft
  • Looting
  • Petty Theft With Priors
  • Commercial Burglary
  • Robbery
  • Embezzlement
  • Fraud
  • Identity Theft
  • Residential Burglary
  • Grand Theft Auto and carjacking
  • Shop Lifting
  • Possession of Burglary Tools

Weapon Offenses

White Collar Crime

Domestic Violence

Post-Conviction Relief

Effective and dedicated representation.
"Mr. Koken handled my criminal case a few months ago. He actually got the thing dismissed. He kept me posted of what was going on, answered any question I had, and gave me a great result. I couldn't ask for more. I highly recommend him."
- from YP.com
"My experience with Mr. Koken was awesome. I don't have a lot of experience with lawyers but he was vey friendly and seemed to actually care about my situation and wanted to get me a good deal. If I ever need a lawyer again for any reason I will definitely go back."
- from YP.com
"Having worked closely with Mr. Koken on a number of criminal cases I have always found him well-prepared, thorough, and with an excellent grasp of the issues in any particular case. I highly recommend him as a smart and tough defense attorney who is also empathetic to the plight of his clients."
- Brian Mcneil, on Avvo
"Mr. Koken is an exceptional attorney who always goes above and beyond for his clients. He is trustworthy, knowledgeable, and dedicated to work in criminal defense. Mr. Koken takes pride in personally handling all his cases which ensures that clients remain well informed at all times. Any client would be lucky to have Mr. Koken to represent them."
- William Concidine, on Avvo