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30+ Years of Fighting For YOUR RIGHTS!

From our office in Chico, CA the Rooney Law Firm represents people in Yuba City, Butte County and Northern California

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Why We Are The Best

We bring that experience and a high level of dedication to every case — We have a strong team approach, backed by eight associated attorneys, five paralegals, support staff and two investigators, in addition to outside experts.

Professionally, we take great pride in our 95 percent success rate in contested trials and in the fact that every one of our lawyers passed the California bar examination on their very first attempt.

Explore What We Are Doing Better

Take a look at our entirely NEW system of legal services and delivery methods to get the results that you need. We are focused on cases involving the following categories

Civil Litigation

Known as a prominent criminal defense law firm in Chico, Rooney Law Firm is accomplished in civil litigation matters.

Family Law

We are here to stand by your side and to see that you come through this difficult period in your life with a brighter future in sight.

Personal Injury

At the Rooney Law Firm, we help personal injury victims obtain compensation for their injuries and other losses.

Real Estate Law

You don't have to face the challenges of real estate law matters alone. The Rooney Law Firm is here to stand by your side.

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About Michael Rooney

Michael Rooney is a highly skilled and accomplished lawyer based in Chico, California. He has an impressive track record of success in the legal field, having won over 95% of contested trials.

In addition to his impressive trial record, Michael has received numerous accolades for his work in the legal field. He was awarded Criminal Defense Attorney of the Year for three consecutive years (2004-2006) and has compiled the best attorney jury trial record in Amador County, California in 2000.

Michael’s experience in the legal field is diverse, he has served as a court officer for the Washoe Nation, Presided over Fair Hearings for the State of California, was a Chief Public Defender in Amador County, California in 2001, former Chief Probation Officer, responsible for making criminal sentencing recommendations to Superior Courts in two Counties and District Attorney Staff Experience responding to all criminal and felony motions in the Superior Court of California.

Michael’s experience includes defending methamphetamine laboratories and felony domestic violence cases in Yuba County, California, Civil responsibilities included, the daily operations of District Attorney Asset Forfeiture Program for two years-NEVER LOSING A CASE!

His recent cases include DUI, drug possession/sales, domestic violence, VOP, resisting arrest, gang association, rape, carjacking, robbery, assault with a deadly weapon, armed home invasion, strike offenses and in his first year as a Criminal Defense Attorney, he had all criminal cases dismissed before trial.

Michael is known for his ability to navigate the legal system and achieve successful outcomes for his clients. He is committed to providing high-quality legal services and is dedicated to helping his clients achieve the best possible outcome in their cases.

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