Skip to main content
Ambrosio Eduardo Rodriguez
Avvo
Pro

Ambrosio Eduardo Rodriguez

also known as Ambrosio E. Rodriguez

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence, DUI & DWI, Sex Crime

About Me

With over 13 years as a Senior Deputy District Attorney Ambrosio E. Rodriguez is the lawyer you turn to when everything is on the line.  While at the D.A.’s Office, Mr. Rodriguez led the prestigious Sexual Assault/Child Abuse Unit and then became one of only four Senior Deputy D.A.’s in the elite Homicide Unit.  As a Homicide D.A., Mr. Rodriguez tried almost every type of murder case including the ultimate case: Death Penalty cases.  Mr. Rodriguez has an unmatched record of wins in the courtroom and he knows how “the system” works.  After 13 years as a decorated Senior Deputy D.A.  Mr. Rodriguez doesn't just know “the system,” he was “the system.” Not only did Mr. Rodriguez unparalleled practical training as a criminal trial attorney, he received his formal legal training at the prestigious Georgetown University, earning his law degree in 1997. 

More 

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Photos and Videos

265652 1373595536

265652 1374077646

265652 1415900992

265652 1415901019

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1999

  1. Criminal Defense: 55%
    16 years
  2. Sex Crime: 15%
    16 years
  3. DUI & DWI: 15%
    16 years
  4. Domestic Violence: 15%
    16 years

Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

18 total 

  • Kevin K. Moghtanei

    Mr. Rodriguez is a top-notch trial attorney with a tremendous level of skill and experience. He also cares deeply for his clients, as he provides each of them with individualized attention. If I myself ever needed an attorney to represent me, I would look to Mr. Rodriguez. I undoubtedly endorse this lawyer.

    More 

    Kevin Moghtanei Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • No photo

    I endorse this lawyer.

    More 

    Gregory Balderrama Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

Contact Info

The Rodriguez Law Group

3393 14th Street
Suite 100
Riverside, CA, 92501

More 

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive199905/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2014
Top Attorney 2014Pasadena Magazine2014
Homicide Employee of the MonthRiverside County District Attorney's Office2010
Homicide Employee of the MonthRiverside County District Attorney's Office2009
SACA Employee of the MonthRiverside County District Attorney's Office2008
SACA Employee of the MonthRiverside County District Attorney's Office2007
Child Abuse Vertical Prosecution GrantState of California/Riverside County D.A.'s Office2006

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Campaign ManagerJohn Henry for Superior Court2011 - 2012
Constitutional law ProfessorCalifornia Southern Law School2008 - 2009
Senior Deputy District AttorneyRiverside County District Attorney's Office2000 - 2013
Senior CounselThe Education Trust1999 - 2000
Legislative CounselThe Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund1998 - 1999
Law ClerkU.S. Attorney's Office Southern District Of New York1996 - 1996
Legislative FellowU.S. House Of Representatives, Committee On The Judiciary1996 - 1998
Legal Research AssistantProfessor Gary Peller, Georgetown University Law Center1995 - 1996

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Institute for Trial AdvocacyAttorney Member2013 - Present
National Association of Hispanic ProfessionalsMember2013 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersAttorney Member2013 - Present
Trial Lawyer Network for LawyersMember2013 - Present
California Attorneys for Criminal JusticeMember2013 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar Association, Criminal Justice SectionMember2013 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaOfficer1999 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
People v. DeutchmanNot filed for lack of evidence
People v. GonzalezCase pled to "No Contest" infraction (same as a parking ticket) with no jail time and no fine.
People v. DeGuzmanNot Guilty Verdict in 20 Minutes

See all Legal Cases 

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
The Rodriguez Law Group BlogExpungements in Los Angeles2015
The Rodriguez Law Group BlogCalifornia Kidnapping Law2015
The Rodriguez Law Group BlogUnderstanding Gang Violence in California2015
The Rodriguez Law Group BlogDriving Under the Influence2015
The Rodriguez Law Group BlogCalifornia Rape Laws2015
The Rodriguez Law Group BlogHit and Run Laws2015
The Rodriguez Law Group BlogSex Crimes and School Liability2015
The Rodriguez Law Group BlogThe Defense of Intoxication2015
The Rodriguez Law GroupDUI Laws in Los Angeles2013
The Rodriguez Law GroupConsequences of a Sex Crimes Conviction2013
Los Angeles TimesJoseph Hall Case2011

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgetown University Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
Bates CollegeHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1992

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Advance Felony Trials TrainingMental Health Defenses in SACA Cases2009
Investigator TrainingForensic Interviews of Children in SACA Cases2008
California SenateAssembly Bill 1996: Rape Shield Law2006
California AssemblyAssembly Bill 1996: Rape Shield Law2006