Santa Barbara Criminal Defense Attorney | Sanford Horowitz Partner

Sanford Horowitz is an extremely skilled trial attorney who zealously defends his clients to protect their legal rights and bring them peace of mind. Sanford started here in Santa Barbara County as a Prosecutor for the District Attorney’s Office.

Sanford prosecutes misdemeanor and general felony criminal offenses, areas in which he has gained significant jury trial experience. While serving in the Santa Barbara Office, Sanford was promoted to manage the Domestic Violence unit, where he gained substantial jury trial experience in felony domestic violence, assault and battery, residential burglary, vandalism, witness dissuasion, and more.

Sanford also gained invaluable jury trial experience during his time with the San Diego County District Attorney’s Office. Sanford has spoken throughout Santa Barbara County at numerous school events and public informational sessions on the importance of internet safety, the dangers of cyberbullying and cyberstalking, as well as what constitutes a hate crime and the effects of these crimes.


Santa Barbara Family Law Attorney | Christy Horowitz Partner

Christy Horowitz is an experienced trial attorney and a compassionate advocate for her clients with a focus on family and criminal law. Christy started her career as an associate in a family law firm and proceeded to serve as a Deputy District Attorney in the Santa Barbara District Attorney’s Office. She gained valuable trial experience in the areas of domestic violence, child endangerment, driving under the influence, sex crimes, narcotics, theft and vehicular manslaughter among others. She also resolved matters through preventive litigation and mediation including but not limited to issues regarding mental competency and health. She has spoken at numerous events on internet safety and the dangers of cyber-bullying.