Criminal/Civil Defense

Jon's practice is centered on various aspects of legal services, with an emphasis on criminal defense & civil litigation including representation of contractors & owners construction disputes as well as the initiation & defense of fraud.

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Legal Services

Jon's is a trial attorney with extensive experience that also encompasses trusts, probate and personal injury litigation along with the formation of corporations, partnerships, joint ventures and sole proprietorships with on going legal representation.

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Community Resources

Jon believes whole heartedly in giving back as a member of the various community organizations including Tiburon-Belvedere Rotary, Tiburon Peninsula Chamber of Commerce, & The Redbone, Inc which benefits Cystic Fibrosis.

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I have known Jon Rankin since 1997, and he is one of the most outstanding attorney's in Marin County. Jon has represented me in cases involving disputed commission earnings. Jon provides detailed and positive specific options available, and successfully analyzes and recommends the best possible strategy. Jon has many areas of expertise. He has helped me with estate planning, making sure that my medical directive and wills are both in good order. If you need sound legal advice and counsel, I would strongly recommend you contact Jon Rankin. - Karen P.

Positive, empathetic, and patient. He's highly organized and great with communcation. - Jeff H.

This is an excellent person, attorney and SUPER patient. He is effective, efficient, very concerned about his clients with an excellent attitude in difficult situations. He writes well, speaks well and is not like most attorneys thankfully. He has a great paralegal, Paris, and they work together on your case without causing you more grief. - Maria L.

He is a very well qualified criminal defense attorney. - Peer Review

Jon is a very competent, intelligent, and efficient attorney hard to find in Marin! He has an excellent reputation in the Bay Area for being expeditious in managing complicated legal predicaments with an amazing paralegal, Paris. His ability to articulate himself in writing is one of his many great qualities. His rates for his work are competitive and also reasonable. His quality of work with Paris is stellar. He has represented many types of people with varied cases, but seems to be extremely competent in settling a case quickly and well without abandoning you as a client after your case has been terminated. As people, he and Paris have professional personalities and also personable. It is difficult to recommend attorneys in Marin or in the Bay Area in general who have all these positive qualities he possesses consistently. - Yelp Review

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Marin jury acquits San Rafael man accused of dragging, raping woman:

"This was two drunk teenagers rolling around in the dirt, and neither one of them was more culpable than the other," Rankin said. "Shameful behavior for sure, but not rape."

A jury acquitted Hernandez on Wednesday. He was already free on bail before the trial.

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