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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.
  • Jury Finds Client Not Guilty Bakke Uses Facebook To Win Sex Assault Trial

    Client is accused of rape by step-daughter. Bakke's cross-examination reveals that girl is angry at her mother because she would not let her have a boyfriend. Bakke then ambushes the prosecution and confronts girl with postings from her face book page in which she claimed that she was going to get back at her mother by wrecking her marriage with client.

  • 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.
  • Client Found Not Guilty on All Charges. Bakke Wins Federal Illegal Farm Worker Case
    More than 60 federal agents raid Client's farm and arrest 101 illegal Mexican farm workers. Bakke rejects plea offer and battles the government for more than two weeks in trial.
  • Jury Finds Client Not Guilty on All Counts Bakke Wins Juvenile Sex Assault Trial
    Client is 16 year old boy accused of raping a classmate in the restroom at a public park. Bakke ambushes the Prosecutor and completely destroys the girl's story on cross-examination with text messages and phone records.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Case Dismissed Bakke Gets Prosecutor To Drop All Charges After 2 Years of Litigation
    Client is accused by ex-wife of molesting their 4 year old daughter during a bitter divorce and custody battle. Bakke aggressively fights case for 2 years and is ablt to prove that wife fabricated charges to get more child support and custody. Prosecutor reluctantly agrees to drop all charges.

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.
  • “... really thankful for his time and his confidence to get me through my situation”

    Z. O. N.

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

    Former Client

  • “You are a 1st class attorney and person.”


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


  • “He was great with me and all my friends I've referred.”

    N. T.

  • “You made a very difficult situation a lot easier on me and my family!”


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


  • “He gave me valuable and excellent advice. It really help me a lot.”

    Former Client

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

    Katherine Piho

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


  • “He had every charge dropped and dismissed, my record expunged.”

    Kevin P.

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


  • “He made the whole nightmare bearable.”


  • “He physically went down to the scene, took video evidence, and presented it in court.”


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



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