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  • 13 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • San Diego, CA

Zaman M.

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The Khashayar Law team is incredibly professional and was very responsive to my needs. In addition to his comprehensive knowledge of the law, Daryoosh has a cultural sensitivity that resonated with me. Based on my experience with other legal counsel, Daryoosh seems to attend on an individual basis to each client's situation, rather than being out of touch as legal counsel often are.

Ian G.

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Sharp and passionate. Never greedy, and always stands up for what's right. Very hands-on and thorough. Always made me feel protected. Very well connected in the industry as well and connections with other attorneys in case of need are superb.

Lisa R.

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Daryoosh is a fantastic trial attorney with a detailed knowledge of the law and procedures. I give him my highest recommendation.

  • 9 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 min

Sean J.

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I have had the privilege of assisting Mr. Sorensen in a variety of matters over the past few years. Not only is Ashby a hardworking, dedicated, and professional attorney, he has an incredible ability to determine what the best possible outcome for his clients can be and is able to achieve that result. Any lawyer can be "aggressive," but Ashby knows when to work amicably with the prosecution and judge and when to fight in order to truly do what is best for his clients. I would recommend his services to anyone.

Chelsea W.

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Mr. Sorensen was great to work with and he handled my case very well. He had very good communication and kept me up to date not only through meeting in person and on the phone but through texts and emails also. I was worried that I was going to lose my case, but after working with him, I had hope that I might not lose and I didn't. Thank you Mr. Sorensen! I highly recommend him for anyone in need of a great defense attorney!

Amilcar S.

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If you're looking for an attorney who will fight for you and never ever give up on you, then, Ashby Sorenson is the man for you. Hire him, and he will show you why he's considered one of the best attorneys in San Diego, CA.

  • 36 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 3 min

Abby R.

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I hired attorney Michael Berg for my attempted murder case, and let me tell you I don't regret a thing! Not only is he fantastic at what he does, he's honestly one of the humblest men I have ever met. His smile and energy is very contagious. I don't know where I'd be if I didn't find him. He helped me get my case dismissed! I suppose you could call him a miracle worker. He basically saved my life. I'm very young and this was my first time getting into trouble with the law. He helped me throughout the whole process and always had an answer to my questions. If you're in need of a criminal defense lawyer I assure you, he's the one. I guarantee you will not be disappointed in hiring him.

Jodi L.

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I recently had the pleasure of using Michael Berg to represent me on my DUI case. Not at all familiar with the criminal justice system, you can imagine how scared I was in having to go to court for the first time in my life. Michael explained everything to me in a professional and easy to understand manner. Not only that, he did not try to gouge me on attorney fees like some lawyers I called. The case was favorably resolved and my career was saved! Do not hesitate to call him if you need quality representation at a very fair price.

Lisa W.

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Michael Berg is the BEST! I don't say that lightly because I am not easily impressed. He is smart, kind and knowledgeable. If I ever need an attorney again there is only ONE attorney I'd call and that's Michael Berg. I wish i could leave a rating higher than 5. He deserves a 100. Put your trust and case in Michael's hands, you'll be glad you did!

  • 18 years in business
  • San Diego, CA

David P.

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Vik Monder is the best criminal defense attorney in San Diego. He believed in my case when nobody did. He fought all the way to the end and was able to achieve positive results that I did not think any attorney was capable of. He is chill to talk to as well. Really patient and does not judge. Call him if you just want to talk about your case especially if its about to get real bad.

Samir A.

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Smart experienced trial attorney. Vik is one of the most successful young attorneys I know. He has a hard work ethic which I became aware of since studying with him in law school. He is licensed in both California and Arizona which makes him a valuable asset.

Jc J.

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Vik Monder has represented me twice and both experiences were excellent. Very smart and experienced attorney. Great advisor as well. Highly recommended for criminal defense and DUI's.

  • 3 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
  • San Diego, CA

Fred C.

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Legal counsel. These two are the brightest and best in the legal fiend in San Diego. Both are recent grads of California Western School of Law who struck out on their own to make a difference. While their experience may bre short, they both have the talents and skills that rival their more seasoned peers. Both have obtained extensive courtroom experience and have established themselves a reputation for being aggressive professional advocates who will fight the best fight possible for their clients. They are respect both by prosecutors and fellow defense attorneys. They will come up with a satisfactory result no matter what case they handle. As I said Sarah and Sean are the best and brightest in their field.

Walter W.

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I am a local San Diego criminal defense attorney. Mr. Jones has a wealth of knowledge and skills which he displays daily in courthouses across California. Mr. Jones passionately advocates for every client. I have witnessed him in trial and in negotiations and he never fails to obtain a favorable outcome for his clients.

Natalie B.

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Good reliable attorneys with years of experience in criminal defense at flexible rates!

  • 6 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 4 min

Lorenzo D.

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My husband and I hired Mr Saman as our immigration attorney to assist us during our immigration journey in the United States, as I am from Italy, and my husband is an American citizen. Not only was Saman available at all times, and answered all the numerous questions we had, he also helped us consider a multitude of options for my husband and I to be together in order to avoid long-distance relationships. What made Saman impeccable at his work was the fact that he could really relate to each and all concerns we had; he was extremely familiar with visa procedures and green card applications, and his positive attitude helped us become acquainted with immigration law, which was a world unknown to us. During my green card application process, he explained every step of the way in such simple words that it was hard not to do things properly. Saman was extremely reliable, precise, and very pleasant to deal with. My green card application was such an easy process, especially considering what I had heard about it until then. I (along with my husband) am so grateful that Saman has been part of our journey, and even now that I have been a permanent resident for a year, we are still in contact, and he is always so prompt to offer help, and provide answers. We have no hesitation in recommending his legal services. He is excellent, passionate about what he does, and most importantly he wears his heart on his sleeves, which undoubtedly is a quality that we truly appreciate. Thanks so very much Saman.

Tamika H.

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I am very happy that i made a profile for Thumbtack. I have finally found the best lawyer to represent my husband through this very tough time. Mr.Samon is very knowledgeable about the laws and made me feel very comfortable immediately after speaking. I know he is a gift from God and the Lord has finally answered my prayers. Hes the best fit for our situation right now.I just wanna Thank You again Mr.Samon for all your support and intreset in taking the case.

Tomi-Rae B.

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Saman was extremely helpful. He took on my case with my multi DUI conviction and made me at ease right away. He told me the items to bring in and he handled my case for me up in Vista. They tried to add more community service time and luckily he kept it at the original 25 days. He was an amazing lawyer and I would use him again and recommend him to any of my friends or family.

G-Law

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  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 min
  • San Diego, CA

Greg T.

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There are not enough stars to even begin to rate Mr. Ghassemkhani. He deserves so much more than a 5-star rating. This man is a blessing in my life. After having my first ever DUI/car accident (Thank God I did not hurt anyone) with a BAC of .27 and spending 18 hours in a holding cell. Being scared out of my mind and not knowing what was going to happen next I retained the services of Mr. Ghassemkhani. He assured me that if I listened to what he said and followed his instructions things will be better. I was so happy that he said if I ever had any questions I could call, email, or text him at any time. As my questions arose, Mr. Ghassemkhani was always very responsive and communicated with me in detail throughout the whole process. Because of his help with my case and following everything he told me to do the horror that I thought was awaiting me was lessened by Mr. Ghassemkhani’s knowledge of the legal system and his experience working with the DA, prosecutors, and judges. Mr. Ghassemkhani is a very well-respected professional within the Southern California legal arena and I strongly recommend that you contact him. He will fight for you and ease the pain in your time of need. If you are reading these reviews that means you need his help. So call him now, do not wait, listen, and do everything he says. You will not be sorry for retaining his services. Thank you again Mr. Ghassemkhani

Todd S.

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I had a legal situation that had the potential to destroy my life and career, as well as take my freedom. People never realize how amazing it is to have our freedom until it is taken away and you are thrown in a cage and treated like an animal. It is one of the scariest and stressful things that one can go through (not only the arrest, but the stress of the legal/court process). G-Law (Dod) basically saved my life and livelihood. From the start, Dod was so helpful, knowledgeable, reassuring and confident. To have a lawyer like that, during your darkest times; it is hard to put into words how valuable that is. Dod was always available, kept me constantly updated and put me at ease. He has over a decade of experience in his field and is very highly regarded in the San Diego community. He knows the laws, knows the court system and knows the players in the court system. With his representation, advise and help, I went from dreading and fearing the worst, to getting the best possible result. Case dismissed! I will never forget hearing those words. The rush of relief that came over me was overwhelming. If you are ever in a position like I was.. with so much to lose.. there isn't anyone else I would trust more and want in my corner. Best decision I have ever made. Truly a life-saver. Trust me.

Joe D.

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Felony reduced to Misdemeanor

Cheryl C.

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I hired Mark to represent my son who had an underage DUI misdemeanor. Mark negotiated a resolution that I was very happy with. The last 5 months had been a very emotional and trying time, but Mark was excellent about answering any questions I had promptly and communicated with me often to keep me updated on the status of the case. What impressed me the most about Mark is that he handled everything on his own and was not delegated to any junior attorneys in his practice. I always felt confident that Mark was handling our case 100%.

Stacey D.

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Mr. Deniz was a stellar advocate for me, and he made the whole process comfortable for me. I cannot thank him enough for his help!

  • 10 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 21 min

Ed H.

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I hired Anna to represent me for a felony and misdemeanor arrest after I had consulted with two other attorneys. Anna appeared to be very competent and knowledgeable with how the District Attorney's (DA) office and the City Attorney's (CA) office would pursue the case based off of her past experience working as the deputy district attorney. Her experience as a former prosecutor put a great deal of confidence in me that she would be the most competent attorney that I could hire for my particular case. Since I had a prior felony conviction, I could not run the risk of a second felony conviction based off of false accusations. Although our judicial system is supposed to operate under the premise "innocent until proven guilty," I know better than to take a passive approach to prove out my innocence. My approach was to hire what I considered to be the most aggressive, experienced, and competent attorney. Anna's initial meeting with me was on the Labor Day Holiday which exhibited to me her dedication to providing me with the best legal counsel available for my case. My case endured a long wait since my arrest occurred at the end of August but no charges were filed for over four months. The only thing that helped me endure the wait was weekly communication with Anna on the status of my case as she would always respond back to my emails or calls within the same day. She kept in constant contact with the City Attorney's (CA) office and the District Attorney's (DA) office on the status of the police report. Her aggressive approach and communication with the two offices (DA & CA) finally led to the CA making a decision that no charges would be filed! I received this news from Anna on New Years eve day so I could not have experienced a happier new year. Once again, I believe that Anna's past experience as a prosecutor for the city played a role in the most favorable outcome a client can receive after being arrested for felony and misdemeanor charges. Since I initially felt that the charges were bogus and that my innocence would eventually clear me from the charges, I am glad that my better judgment kicked in and I hired an aggressive, experienced, and competent attorney in Anna Yum.

Mary S.

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My son is over 2000 miles away from me and had an encounter with a DUI charge. As I looked on the internet in search of an attorney, Ms. Yum caught my attention. Her background experience made me feel good about her handling my son's case. Even though I was not able to meet with her physically, our phone conversations made me feel really good. As a mother, you always want to make sure that your children are taken care of and trust me I knew without a doubt that he was in great hands with Ms. Yum! When he met with her, he informed me that she assured him, as she had with me; that she would handle the case to the best of her ability. She is a true professional and definitely one you can trust when it comes to making sure that you have the BEST representation possible. She did not stop until she got the best ending results for my son! I am truly grateful for having Ms. Anna Yum represent my son and in continuing to fight for what she truly believes in and that is JUSTICE! You're the best!!

David F.

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I was in need of assistance with a misdemeanor charge and was referred to Anna R. Yum through a common friend who also happens to be an attorney. In fact, I had previously referred her to a friend with a similar need and they couldn't speak any better of her professionalism and service. Once she got the ball rolling for me it became instantly clear she was a great fit for me as she is well versed in the law and took the time to thoroughly go over my options. She made me feel as though I was a friend and treated me with nothing, but respect. Again, she exemplified the professionalism I expected and even exceeded my expectations. If anyone is in need of the type of service she offers I would certainly recommend her. Thank you, again, Anna for being there for me and making my unfortunate situation less stressful.

  • 8 years in business
  • San Diego, CA

VJ S.

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I had put myself in quite a difficult situation when I was arrested for a DUI in 2014. I not only put my career and reputation on the line, but also felt quite disappointed in myself, after being a fairly responsible person for most of my life. Enter Erik Bruner. He really dedicated a lot of time to my case and put me at ease, as he represented me in court. Erik is very responsive to emails, answered all of questions with a great knowledge of the law, and ultimately was able to reduce my penalties -- as I enter the next chapter of my life in hopes of being much more responsible than before. I would highly recommend using Mr. Bruner's services as a Criminal Defense attorney. He seems to genuinely care about his clients, and frankly, he is intelligent and easy to work with. Thank you!

Cole O.

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Attorney Bruner helped me with my expungement process. He was very efficient and effective. Overall very good job and I am pleased with his service.

Max grantham G.

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Silvia gave me the best defense I could had ever asked for. Her thoroughness, knowledge, and professionalism contributed greatly in reducing what my initial consequences her. She is an amazing attorney and I highly recommend. She helped me with my DUI, but her knowledge is expansive and not limited to DUI’s, but all traffic matters as well as general criminal defense.

  • 6 years in business
  • San Diego, CA

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For many people, their first experience with the criminal justice system can be scary and stressful. You must act quickly to protect your rights. You need to speak with an experienced criminal defense attorney who can advise you throughout your case, whether it is a felony or misdemeanor, such as a driving-under-the-influence (DUI) charge. At the criminal defense office of William M. Concidine, you will find an attorney who will set up a free consultation, listen to your concerns, and work toward a positive outcome to your case. Please call to set up a free consultation to discuss your criminal case today.

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I have over 19 years of experience in criminal defense, and I have successfully handled serious cases, such as murder, manslaughter, rape, burglary, and DUIs in particular. I have always dedicated my practice exclusively to defending the accused. I can help with all types of cases, from murder, manslaughter, drugs, rape, and DUIs to simple theft cases, in addition to juvenile crimes. I take pride in aggressively representing each of my clients in a professional manner. All cases will receive my personal, confidential, and thorough representation. You need an attorney who is knowledgeable on the current laws and options available to you.

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San Diego Attorney George Ramos handles exclusively criminal cases and aggressively pursues the dropping of charges before your first court date. Call for a free and confidential consultation. His practice areas include: *criminal defense *criminal justice *DUI charges *drug crimes *domestic violence and more

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We provide criminal defense and DUI law in North County San Diego. We are helping good people through bad times.

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An attorney at Law Offices of Thomas P. Matthews helps clients in San Diego, CA with criminal defense, DUI defense, drug case, personal injury, domestic violence, federal law, probation violation or any other legal matters you may need assistance with. We give a free initial consultation.

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We provide aggressive and affordable representation. I am a criminal defense and DUI attorney who has handled hundreds of cases throughout Southern and Central California. If this is your first time finding yourself on the other side of the law, I will walk you through the entire process. I work with my clients as a team, keeping them informed and up-to-date on all aspects of the case. My job is to make sure that the criminal case has as little impact on the client's life as possible. Court appearances can generally be handled without the client going to court, and everything is explained in plain English. I am here to help.

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San Diego Criminal Defense is a firm for people who have been accused of a crime to be represented in a strictly confidential environment. Its practice areas include the following: * criminal defense * criminal justice * domestic violence * DUI charges * drug crimes and more

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A certified State Bar of California specialist in criminal law, board of legal specialization attorney Michael S. Berg has nearly 30 years of criminal law experience. His defense record includes several high-profile cases, including the alleged point-shaving scandal at the University of San Diego and the George Jakubec case involving homemade explosives at a California residence. Michael has his own practice in San Diego and is highly prepared to deal with even the most complicated criminal law issues. He has been the attorney of record on almost 40 homicide cases since 1990 and recently assisted a client get a "not guilty" verdict in a first-degree murder by gunshot case. A former San Diego Superior Court Traffic Division judge pro tem, he is a good-standing member with the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, California Public Defender's Association, and the San Diego Criminal Defense Bar Association as well. Dedicated to the community, Michael is Rancho Coastal Humane Society Board of Directors president and serves on the Pro Kids Junior Golf advisory committee. Michael Berg deals with state cases and federal crimes throughout San Diego County.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Vista, CA

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Andrew Limberg is a knowledgeable and experienced criminal defense attorney. When you choose Andrew Limberg as your lawyer, you get both an advocate and a counselor, solely dedicated to your defense. He will notify you on what to expect at each stage of the proceedings. At every turn, he will take great pains to educate you on the weaknesses and strengths of your case. You will have the full force of police and prosecutors arrayed against you, if you are charged with a crime. Andrew Limberg will stand with you and defend your rights zealously. He employs the best experts and private investigators to guarantee that your defense is prepared thoroughly. Whether you want to take your case to trial or negotiate a plea, Andrew Limberg will guarantee that you get the best result possible. For a free consultation, call us.

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I am a Spanish speaking criminal defense attorney for the state and federal courts. I can do trial and appeal as well as defense of narcotics cases, border crimes, homicide, assault, domestic violence, rape, child abuse, pornography as well as white-collar and economic crimes.

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