Mr. Kaye is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego, with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Economics. He obtained his law degree from Western State University in December of 1993, and was admitted to the California State Bar in 1994. He subsequently sought admission and was accepted into the United States District Court, Southern District, in 1996. Mr. Kaye worked as a Law Clerk for a Superior Court Judge in Orange County, and worked as a Law Clerk for the Office of the United States Attorney in San Diego. He then served as a Deputy District Attorney in Tulare County located in Central California. Mr. Kaye left the public sector and established a private practice limited to Family Law and Criminal Law; with an emphasis on drunk driving (DUI) defense and trials. For thirteen years Mr. Kaye was Of Counsel with the Law Offices of Myles L. Berman, www.topgundui.com and represented clients at trial. Mr. Kaye also was trial counsel for the Law Offices of Eugene Ellis, www.mrdui.com for several years. Mr. Kaye has been active in the legal community and served four years as Co-Chairman of the Criminal Section of the San Diego North County Bar Association. Mr. Kaye has represented over 3,500 client with DUI related charges and has personally tried more than 250 jury trials throughout Southern California. He is routinely retained by other law firms to represent their DUI clients at trial. Although Mr. Kaye has extensive criminal law experience, he has always maintained a strong family law practice and has successfully represented hundreds of clients through the years with their dissolutions.
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|CA||Not eligible to practice law (Not Entitled)||1994||08/19/2015|
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|American Jurisprudence Award||N/A||N/A|
|Attorney/owner||Law offices of David T. Kaye||1995 - Present|
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|San Diego North County Bar||N/A||N/A|
|Who was the driver?||The DA had no idea who was driving and sure couldn't prove it BRD and didn't even file charges.|
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|AVVO||Buyer Beware: Helping Family Law Clients Avoid Some of the More Common Attorney Tricks||2012|
|Western State University, College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1993|
|University of California, San Diego||Economics||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1989|
|Criminal Law Mid-Year Seminar||DUI Pretrial||2000|