Attorney Douglas Hayes is a former Deputy District Attorney, County of Santa Barbara; former Judge Pro Tem, Superior Court, County of Santa Barbara; 35 years private practice of law with over 300 jury trials.
Mr. Hayes specializes in Criminal Defense, including DUIs, Murder, Burglary, Robbery, Assault, Rape, Kidnapping, Child Molestation, Embezzlement, NSF checks, Forgery, Contempt of Court/Violating Restraining Orders, Parole and Probation violations, Resisting Arrest, Public Intoxication, Bail and Juvenile Delinquency matters; Administrative Proceedings, including DMV proceedings, state licensure board proceedings, etc.
Mr. Hayes also specializes in Appeals and Post-Conviction Proceedings, including petitions for writs of habeas corpus and/or writs of error coram nobis, motions to vacate judgments, withdraw pleas and dismiss cases, motions for early termination of probation, motions to reduce felonies to misdemeanors; Personal Injury actions, including automobile accidents, medical malpractice, wrongful death actions and slip-and-fall accidents.
Juris Doctorate, University of Oregon, School of Law, 1971
B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara, 1968