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Highest Possible Rating in Both Legal Ability & Ethical Standards. Reflecting the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and Judiciary.
Martindale Hubbell
Bar Admission
California, 1973
Santa Clara University School of Law
Santa Clara, California
J.D. 1972
Santa Clara University
Santa Clara, California
Bachelor of Arts, Economics, 1968
Birth Information
1946, San Francisco, California

Brian Madden

Brian MaddenBrian Madden is one of the few attorneys in Santa Clara County with over 35 years experience in both the prosecution and defense of major criminal cases.

His lengthy background in all aspects of the criminal system enables him to provide his clients with polished trial skills along with the sound judgment and highly developed instincts of a veteran trial lawyer.

In order to ensure the best outcomes for his clients Mr. Madden works in conjunction with skilled legal, medical, psychological, treatment and investigative professionals.

Mr. Madden has not limited his practice to criminal defense, for over the years clients have called upon him for representation in a variety of civil cases as well, and he brings to those matters the same qualities as those he offers in criminal cases.

I can assure each client that I will personally handle their case and will maintain ongoing communication with each client during the course of their representation.

Brian Madden offers attentive personalized service and an unwavering commitment to the interests of his clients, whether by diplomatic negotiations or aggressive courtroom advocacy.

When you have a case in which the choice of lawyer can make the difference, don't settle for less. Call Brian Madden or email for a free consultation.


Santa Clara University School of Law graduate Brian Madden has been practicing criminal defense for over 35 years.

His reputation for superior trial skills, devotion to his clients, honesty and integrity have led those familiar with the local judicial system to turn to Brian Madden for representation in all types of criminal cases.

After a distinguished career as a prosecutor with the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office prosecuting a wide variety of criminal cases, Mr. Madden opened his law practice with Robert Redding in 1977. At first he emphasized solely criminal defense, including white collar crimes, homicides, assaults, sex offenses, child molestation, child pornography, theft, DUI, and juvenile offenses.

Later, he expanded his practice to include civil litigation involving both plaintiff and defense personal injury cases. Mr. Madden's civil litigation practice is now limited to representing clients injured in automobile, motorcycle and bicycle accidents.