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Domenic John Lombardo

Domenic John Lombardo

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Juvenile

About Me

The Law Office of Domenic J. Lombardo is a San Diego based law office dedicated solely to the practice of defending criminal charges. Mr. Lombardo is a licensed criminal defense attorney in California State and Federal courts. He appears primarily in San Diego matters but has aggressively defended thousands of individuals throughout the State. He brings a wealth of experience to bear on every case, together with a team of investigators, forensic consultants, and paralegals, as necessary. He personally handles every client matter and will take the time to return your every call.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1992

  1. Criminal Defense: 85%
    24 years
  2. Juvenile: 15%
    24 years



Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

19 total 

  • Stacie Lynn Patterson

    I have known Domenic for 15 years. He is a thorough and engaged criminal defense attorney. Equally important, Domenic is honest and has the highest ethical standards.


    Stacie Patterson Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Michael Frederic Donner

    I enthusiatically endorse Domenic Lombardo. Domenic was a law school classmate and has been a personal friend for nearly 20 years. His character, work ethic, and professionalism are unparalleled. His experience as a criminal defense attorney is exceptional. Domenic cares deeply about his clients and that concern is manifested in everything he does.


    Michael Donner Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Friend

Contact Info

Law Offices of Domenic J. Lombardo

1010 Second Avenue, Suite 1820
San Diego, CA, 92101-4902



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Bar Register of Preeminent LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2015
Bar Register of Preeminent LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2014
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2014
Top LawyerSan Diego Magazine2014
Top 100 LawyersAmerican Society of Legal Advocates2013
Top LawyersSan Diego Magazine2013
Best Lawyers in San DiegoSan Diego Metro Magazine2012
Bar Register of Preeminent LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2012
Bar Register of Preeminent LawyersMartindale-Hubbell® Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers™2011
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
Best Criminal Defense Attorneys in San Diegosandiego10.cityspur.com2010
AV Client RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
Dedicated Service AwardSan Diego County Office of the Public Defender1996

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Partner / OwnerLaw Office of Domenic J. Lombardo1996 - Present
San Diego County Public Defender's Office1991 - 1996
Law ClerkSan Diego County Public Defender's Office1990 - 1990
Writs and Appeals ClerkCalifornia Department of Justice, Attorney General's Office1989 - 1989

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Criminal Defense Lawyers ClubMember2008 - Present
University of San Diego Law School Moot Court CompetitionJudge1999 - Present
Criminal Defense Bar AssociationN/A1996 - Present
United States District Court for the Southern District of CaliforniaAdmitted1996 - Present
San Diego Trial Lawyers AssociationAdmitted1996 - Present
California Attorneys for Criminal JusticeMember1991 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember1991 - Present
San Diego County Bar AssociationMember1991 - Present
California Public Defender's (Private Attorney)N/A1991 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
San Diego Criminal DefenseRecent Favorable Results

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California, Hastings College of the LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
University of California - Los AngelesN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1987

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
San Diego Criminal Defense Lawyers ClubDigital Security for Laywers2014
San Diego Criminal Defense Bar AssociationEthics and Digital Security2014