Editorial Guidelines

Editorial Guidelines

Summit Defense is a full service law firm that provides high-quality digital resources for individuals and business entities seeking information in the area of criminal defense.

Summit Defense and Legal Expertise in Criminal Law 

Summit Defense stands at the forefront of criminal defense in Northern California, offering a distinctive blend of legal expertise and personalized attention. Our approach transcends traditional defense strategies, focusing on a team-based method that leverages diverse experiences and insights. At Summit Defense, we are dedicated to not just defending, but also understanding our clients, ensuring that each case is handled with utmost care and professionalism.

All of the content on our website is examined regularly by one of our founding partners, Rabin Nabizadeh. Mr. Rabin Nabizadeh is a staunch, single-minded advocate with years of experience and a proven track record in both Federal and State courts. He has represented individuals in cases ranging from Misdemeanor DUI, Theft, and Domestic Violence cases to serious felonies, including Grand Theft, Burglary, Sex Crimes, and even Murder. While defending these clients, Mr. Nabizadeh achieved the remarkable success that Summit Defense demands from their attorneys.

One unique strength that Mr. Nabizadeh brings to the Summit Defense team is his understanding of Immigration Law and its potential impacts on his client’s cases. Many clients come to him with multi-faceted problems that have both criminal and immigration consequences. If, for instance a client is planning to apply for citizenship, Rabin understands that certain approaches make more sense.

We invite you to learn more about our law firm and the goals of our website below. Our goal is to serve you and protect your rights in any way we can. 

Contributor Details

Attorney Rabin Nabizadeh leads the content review for SummitDefense.com. Rabin prepared for his law career at UCLA, where he placed on the Dean’s List. Next, he attended the top U.C. Hastings College of the Law, when he won an award as the Best Oral Advocate in the Moot Court competition.

Mr. Nabizadeh is fluent in Hebrew as well as Farsi and loves to play classical guitar in his spare time. He has been practicing law since 2013.

Expertise and Qualifications of Our Legal Team

With over 120 years of combined experience in criminal defense, our team at Summit Defense is uniquely equipped to handle the most challenging cases. Comprised of former prosecutors, a former police officer, and top law school graduates, our attorneys bring a multifaceted perspective to every case. This rich background allows us to strategize from various angles, ensuring the best possible defense for our clients.

Our team’s commitment to continuous legal education and staying abreast of the latest legal developments means that we are always prepared to offer the most current and effective defense strategies. With numerous recognitions, including features as Super Lawyers, our team’s proficiency and commitment to excellence are indisputable.

Attorney James Reilly

James Reilly is an accomplished criminal defense attorney with a proven track record in successfully defending clients facing a wide range of criminal charges. With over 20 years of experience in the legal field, he is known for his dedication to protecting the rights and interests of his clients. James’s legal expertise extends to areas such as DUI defense, drug crimes, and violent offenses. His commitment to providing personalized, strategic defense has earned him a reputation as a trusted advocate in the legal community.

Attorney Collin Moore

Collin Moore is a highly skilled criminal defense attorney known for his unwavering commitment to achieving the best possible outcomes for his clients. With a background in both prosecution and defense, Collin brings a unique perspective to each case he handles. His practice areas include defending against DUI charges, drug offenses, and theft crimes. Collin’s strong legal acumen and dedication to his clients make him a respected advocate in the field of criminal defense.

Attorney Alison Minet Adams

Alison Minet Adams is a respected criminal defense attorney known for her compassionate approach to legal representation. She is committed to understanding the unique circumstances of each client and providing tailored defense strategies. Alison’s expertise covers a broad spectrum of criminal charges, including sex crimes, domestic violence, and white-collar crimes. Her unwavering support for clients and her ability to navigate complex legal issues have made her a trusted advocate in the legal community.

We invite you to learn more about the other members of our team as well. 

Target Audience for Summit Defense

At Summit Defense, our target audience includes but is not limited to:

  • Those who have been accused of Domestic Violence
  • Anyone who has been accused of a DUI
  • Individuals who have been accused of a variety of Drug Crimes and in drug-related offenses
  • Anyone who is facing charges related to Federal Crimes and federal court
  • Individuals who are facing charges related to Sex Crimes, which includes anything from assault to rape
  • Anyone accused of stealing, which includes crimes such as Theft and Embezzlement
  • Anyone accused of physical Assault, where we advocate for clients with a focus on mitigating circumstances
  • Those who have been accused of Statutory Rape
  • People who have been accused of Child Molestation, where we ensure your rights are protected.
  • Individuals who have been accused of Animal Abuse

Topical Coverage

Summit Defense’s online presence is designed to be a comprehensive resource for those facing criminal charges. Our website not only details our services and expertise but also provides valuable insights into the criminal justice system. It’s a platform for education, empowerment, and engagement, offering clarity and support to those in need.

Our objectives are twofold: to inform visitors about their legal options and rights, and to demonstrate our firm’s extensive capabilities in criminal defense. Through our website, we aim to demystify the legal process, providing accessible, informative content that can guide individuals through their legal journey.

Editorial Control

The content on Summit Defense’s website is meticulously curated and reviewed by Rabin Nabizadeh. This ensures accuracy, relevance, and the highest quality of information, reflecting our commitment to excellence in every aspect of our practice.

Mr. Nabizadeh has mentored with nationally renowned attorneys who quickly recognized his passion, quick with and unrelenting drive to protect those accused by an often unforgiving criminal justice system.

Interacting With Our Audience

We encourage interaction and feedback from our website visitors. Engaging with our audience allows us to understand their concerns better and tailor our content to meet their needs more effectively. This interaction is a crucial part of our commitment to community service and legal education.


Transparency is the cornerstone of our practice at Summit Defense. We believe in clear, open communication with our clients, ensuring they are fully informed throughout their case. This approach builds trust and fosters a deeper understanding of the legal process, enabling clients to feel confident in the representation they receive.


Our commitment extends to sharing the latest legal updates and information, keeping our audience informed about developments that may impact their cases. Our blog and resources sections are constantly updated to reflect changes in law and practice, offering a reliable source of current legal information.


We believe in sharing all of the information our audience needs so they understand that our law firm fights for them. Our attorneys strive to relay information in an open, honest, and straightforward manner to ensure you have the information you need to make the right decision for your needs. 

Content Offered by Summit Defense

Core Pages

Our core pages provide comprehensive information about our firm, outlining our history, team, and approach to criminal defense. These pages serve as an introduction to who we are and what we stand for.

Community Presence

Summit Defense is deeply committed to the community. Our involvement extends beyond the courtroom, participating in and sponsoring local events and initiatives that align with our values.

Detailed Practice Areas

Each practice area is described in detail, providing potential clients with a clear understanding of how we can assist them. This section is tailored to provide specific information relevant to each type of criminal charge.

Editorial Standards and Content Governance

Our content is governed by strict editorial standards, ensuring accuracy, clarity, and relevance. We are dedicated to providing up-to-date and informative content that reflects our expertise in criminal defense.


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Free Consultation

Reach out to us for a free consultation with a member of our team. 

Case Results & Client Reviews 

Our case results and client reviews section highlights our success stories and the positive impact we’ve had on our clients’ lives, offering a glimpse into the potential outcomes we can achieve.

Linking Policy 

We encourage links to our content, provided they maintain the integrity of the information and direct users to our complete articles for comprehensive understanding. We request that any articles be shared in full and hyperlinked to the original source of the content. That way, we represent the information accurately for our target audience. we encourage external individuals and organizations to link to our website if they feel it would educate their target audience. 

Content Corrections

We are committed to accuracy and welcome corrections or updates to our content. If you see incorrect content anywhere on our website, please get in touch with us as soon as possible so we can correct it. 

Meet The Team
With over 120 years of cumulative and exclusive Criminal Defense experience, our reputation for aggressive and results oriented performance, whether in State court or Federal Court, has been documented by several Bay Area news channels and vetted by hundreds of satisfied clients. Our success and industry recognition is the result of our EXCLUSIVE FOCUS on criminal defense; we don’t accept personal injury or family law cases. This single-minded focus allows us to keep pace with the ever-changing landscape of legal doctrine and provide you with the best results possible.
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