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Honolulu Criminal Defense Lawyer

Put Over Two Decades of Experience to the Test

At The Law Office of Victor Bakke, ALC, we understand that you are likely upset and frustrated with your current circumstances. However, do not think that all hope is lost. Remember, you are "innocent until proven guilty," and you have the right to fight your case.

Hire a Criminal Lawyer in Honolulu That is Above the Rest

Be proactive. Retain the immediate representation of our top-rated defense lawyer. With more than 20 years of courtroom experience and an exceptional track record of success, you can be confident that we are the right choice. When you choose to entrust your case to our Honolulu criminal defense attorney, you can rest easy knowing your case is in capable and competent hands.

If you or someone you know has been arrested, contact an experienced criminal defense attorney immediately. Any delay on your part could permanently damage your case.

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Why Choose Us?

  • Our firm has over 25 years of criminal defense experience
  • We have successfully handled over 3,000 criminal cases
  • We've been profiled by local, national & international media outlets
  • Our office offers flat fees & we have payment plans available
  • We offer free consultations
  • Our office is always available 24/7

Results Matter. See Our Victories.

  • Not Guilty Verdict Bakke Beats Attempted Murder Charge
    Client was charged with the near fatal baseball bat beating of another man during a large fight. Despite numerous eyewitness claims that Defendant was the assailant, Bakke convinced the jury that the blows were delivered by a third person who fled the scene before the police arrived.
  • Immediate Release from Prison Bakke Frees Client After First Two Lawyers Fail
    Client gets drunk and kills a Doctor in a head on collision. First lawyer pleads her guilty and court gives her maximum 20 year prison term. Second lawyer tries but fails to reduce the sentence. Client gives up and spends 7 years in jail. Family finds Bakke who gets Client's sentence reduced to 7.5 years and she is released immediately.
  • Case Dismissed Bakke Gets "Tainted" Sex Assault Case Dismissed
    Client is accused of sexually assaulting daughter of family friend that he was babysitting. Bakke files motion to dismiss on ground that girl's testimony is inadmissible because it has been altered ("tainted") by improper interviewing procedures. Prosecutor's own expert agrees with Bakke. For only the second time in Hawaii history, the case is dismissed because of illegally "tainted" evidence.
  • All Charges Dropped Bakke Gets Attempted Murder Case Dismissed
    Client was charged with stabbing another man in the heart outside of a Waikiki night club. Client confessed to the stabbing to his military commander and to the police. In a pre-trial motion, Bakke was able to suppress the confession and get all charges dropped.
  • Bakke Gets Child Porn Case Against Police Officer dismissed
    Client was a Honolulu Police Officer charged with possession of child pornography that was discovered on his computer while it was getting repaired at a local computer shop. Despite the fact that the police had two separate search warrants to search the computer, Bakke was able to convince the Court that the search was illegal and got all the evidence suppressed. Case dismissed.
  • All Counts Dismissed Bakke Gets Drug and Gun Charges Dropped
    Client is convicted felon. Police execute search warrant on his house and truck and find drugs, guns and ammunition. Bakke attacks the police investigation and discovers that the lead Detective lied about the basis for the search warrant.
  • All Charges Dropped Bakke Gets Federal Drug Charges Dropped
    Client is convicted felon visiting a friend when federal agents raid the friend's apartment. Agents see Client hide a back pack in closet. Agents recover the back pack and inside they find Clients I.D. and several ounces of methamphetamine. Bakke refuses to cooperate with government and is able to convince the prosecutor that Client did not knowingly possess the meth.
  • Both Cases Dismissed Bakke Gets Judges To Throw Out Indecent Exposure and CPS Case
    Client is caught exposing himself to students behind a local high school. Client is arrested and Child Protective Services takes away his three children. Bakke retains expert witness and aggressively challenges Prosecutor and CPS.
  • Case Closed Bakke Gets Murder Investigation Closed
    Client calls police and tells them that her boyfriend has been shot and killed in his own home. Family finds threatening emails and police think that client shot him because she was jealous of another woman. Bakke works with investigators and proves that the fatal wound was self-inflicted.
  • Client Gets Probation and No Jail Bakke Gets Probation For Client Who Ran Over Former Chief of Police
    Client runs over the handicapped former chief of police who is crossing the street in his wheelchair. Chief is seriously injured and rushed to hospital. Client flees and is later charged with hit and run. Bakke negotiates deal with former chief and Prosecutor.

Experienced & Successful

The Law Office of Victor Bakke, ALC is a well-established, full-service criminal defense law firm in Honolulu. Our team is devoted exclusively to protecting the rights and freedoms of people who are under investigation, or who have been charged with a criminal offense.

When you contact our office, you will get an immediate appointment with Attorney Victor Bakke. Our criminal lawyer in Honolulu will personally meet with you to answer all of your questions, free of charge.

The moment you walk through our firms doors, we will do everything within our power to help you obtain the peace of mind that you deserve. We will address each of your concerns, answer each of your questions, and begin to guide you down the path that best suits your needs. Additionally, we will fully educate you about your rights so that you are enabled to make informed and sound decisions.

You'll Get the Ultimate Experience

Hear from real people with real results.
  • “He was great with me and all my friends I've referred.”

    N. T.

  • “He saved the rest of my life in Hawaii.”


  • “He made the whole nightmare bearable.”


  • “Because of Victor, I have a chance to continue on with my normal daily life.”


  • “Mr. Bakke worked a miracle.. We love you Mr. Bakke.”

    Katherine Piho

  • “Outside the courtroom he was always available to answer questions or just calm me down.”

    Former Client

  • “My wife and I met with him and after talking with him I immediately felt that I had made the right choice.”


  • “Thank you so much for your aggressive resolution to my problem.”


  • “We put our trust and had faith in you, and you exceeded our expectations.”


  • “Was charged a flat fee but it was reduced significantly after his firm settled the matter without going to court.”

    Mark S.

  • “I am forever grateful!”


  • “Against all odds, you pulled this whole thing off.”


  • “Having someone I could trust to speak on my behalf when all I felt like doing was crumbling into a heap was the greatest relief.”

    JoAnn H.

  • “I feel very at ease and comfortable and knew right away, we made the best decision getting him, and that we are in good hands.”

    Aimee C.

  • “He is amazing, very thoughtful and kind.”



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