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Jay Irving Jaffe

Jay Irving Jaffe

Practice areas:

Criminal Law, DUI & DWI

About Me


 


 Jay Jaffe has developed a well earned reputation for
honesty, integrity and dedication to clients during his 39 years of practice in
Beverly Hills and Los Angeles. He is a state certified criminal
law specialist having been certified by the California Board of Legal
Specialization. He was recently recognized as one of only 30 certified legal
specialists to be certified for 20 years in the State Bar’s specialist program.
He has also been recognized for his achievement as one of the top California attorneys by
SuperLawyers.com


Jay Jaffe was
born and raised in Los Angeles.
He attended Fairfax High School and University of Southern
California. While at USC, he graduated with
honors and was the centerfielder for the Trojans, who went on to win the NCAA
NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP in 1968.


Jay Jaffe is a recognized and well known Beverly Hills attorney for his exceptional
handling of difficult criminal cases.  He
is well known in Los Angeles, Beverly
Hills, Santa Monica, Van Nuys, Century City
and Malibu for
defending many high profile cases like the Yom
Kippur Murder Case and the Burrito Murder Case.


Certifications/Specialties:


Criminal Law, State Bar of California


Bar Admissions:


California,
1972


U.S.
Federal Courts, 1972


U.S. District Court
Central District of California,
1975


U.S.
Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1975


Education:


Southwestern University School
of Law, Los Angeles, California,
1972


J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence


University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California,
1969


B.A., Bachelor of Arts


Honors: Cum Laude


Noteworthy
achievements:


Commentator, KCBS-TV Channel 2, O.J. Simpson Trial, 1995


Defense Attorney in the highly publicized
theft
of Oscar
statuettes, 2000


Portrayed in the NBC television movie, Confessions: Two Faces of Evil, Based on Defense of High School Student Charged with Murder of a Police
Officer, 1994


 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1972

  1. DUI & DWI: 50%
  2. Criminal Law: 50%

Attorney Endorsements

7 total 

  • Jonathan Pierre Lacour

    One of the absolute best. Exceptional attention to detail, service next to none. I endorse this lawyer.

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  • John David Laurie

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Contact Info

Jay Jaffe A Professional Corporation

Suite 888 Wells Fargo Building
433 North Camden Drive
Beverly Hills, CA, 90210-4412

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive197205/20/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Certified Criminal Law SpecialistState Bar of California2010
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
Southern California Super LawyerSouthern California Super Lawyers2010
AV-RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
Southern California Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2009
Southern California Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2008
AV-RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
Southern California Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2007
AV-RatedMartindale-Hubbell2007
Southern California Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2006
AV-RatedMartindale-Hubbell2006
AV-RatedMartindale-Hubbell2005
Southern California Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2005
Southern California Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2004
AV-RatedMartindale-Hubbell2004
AV-RatedMartindale-Hubbell2003
AV-RatedMartindale-Hubbell2002
AV-RatedMartindale-Hubbell2001
AV-RatedMartindale-Hubbell2000
AV-RatedMartindale-Hubbell1999

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Beverly Hills Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Criminal Courts Bar Association of Los AngelesN/AN/A
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Criminal Justice Section LACBN/AN/A

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southwestern University School of Law, Los Angeles, CaliforniaLawJD - Juris Doctor1972
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CaliforniaPsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1969