Tarek Shawky

Tarek Shawky

Criminal Defense Attorney

Pasadena, CA





No Misconduct


Arabic , Spanish

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68 questions answered.

About Me

With more than eight years of criminal defense experience, I have been a fierce advocate for over 1,000 clients throughout Southern California.   I am a confident, experienced advocate who will fight for you to enure the best result possible under the law.  As a solo practioner, I provide very timely and personalized legal service that is not available at larger private firms or public defenders...

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Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Credit Card


Fixed (Always)

Client Reviews

Showing 2 of 14 client reviews

Truly knows what he is doing!

Posted by: a client 11 days ago.

I have been fortunate enough to trust my family by picking the best attorney I have ever experienced. I was prosecuted in San Bernardino County (...

I was his client, and I am displeased with his entire work.

Posted by: adel 14 days ago.

He is one off the worst lawyers I've ever seen. Your ratings misled my decision to hire him as my lawyer; me and my friends hired him after reading...
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Showing 2 of 14 peer endorsements

Ahmed Shaikh
Ahmed Shaikh

Tustin, CA

4 months ago

Relationship: Friend

In a jam? Looking for someone to trust? This is where you go.
Michael S. Waddington
Michael Waddington

Evans, GA

5 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse Tarek. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.
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2006 License Status: Active for the state of California.
Last updated by Avvo: 09/24/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

Showing 1 of 3 job entries
2011 – 2012

Los Angeles County Office of Alternate Public Defender


Showing 1 of 2 degrees

2006 law in Law

Southwestern Univ SOL


Showing 1 of 5 awards

2014 Rising Star 2014

Super Lawyers Magazine


Showing 1 of 8 association entries

California Attorneys for Criminal Justice

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Showing 1 of 1 publication

2014 Secret Behind Not Guilty Verdicts

Criminal Law Online Publication

Speaking Engagements

Showing 2 of 3 occasions

2014 Know Your Rights Workshop

at American Civil Liberties Union

2013 Know Your Rights Workshop

at American Civil Liberties Union

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