Ezekiel E. Cortez

Ezekiel E. Cortez

Federal Crime Lawyer
San Diego, CA




No Misconduct


Spanish , French

About Me

Ezekiel E. Cortez is a Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist, California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization after passing the federal specialist examination. For over a decade, Mr. Cortez has been continuously listed in The Best Lawyers In America- a national standard of excellence for the legal profession. Mr. Cortez has been listed in San Diego Magazine's "Best Lawyers In San...

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Payment Types

Cash, Check


Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Client Reviews

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The FINEST federal defense and representation PERIOD!

Posted by: a Federal Crime client over 5 years ago.

From the moment Attorney Cortez accepted my case (over a weekend) he worked tirelessly, regardless of buisness hours or holiday schedules, first to...

The Best attorney to have in your corner !!!

Posted by: Cindy M almost 5 years ago.

Tireless, efficient, capable and professional are just a few words I would use to discribe what Zeke brings to the legal system. My case was handled...
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Natalie Prescott
Natalie Prescott

San Diego, CA

Almost 5 years ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Mr. Cortez is an outstanding lawyer. I have personally observed his work on many occasions and during my work at the federal court. He is a highly...
Oleg Cross
Oleg Cross

San Diego, CA

Almost 5 years ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I highly endorse the work of Mr. Ezekiel Cortez. Mr. Cortez is a dean of the federal defense bar. He is highly respected by fellow members of the...
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1984 License Status: Active for the state of California.
Last updated by Avvo: 12/19/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2005 – 2006

Moscow University


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1983 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

University of San Diego School of Law


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2012 AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated



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1998- present Member

La Raza Lawyers Association of California

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Showing 2 of 2 publications

2009 Various Articles

Encyclopedia of American Civil Liberties

1985 Federal Defense Manual,"

Federal Defenders of San Diego,

Speaking Engagements

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2010 Trial Techniques

at Institute of Criminal Defense Advocacy

2009 The U S Constitution - A Live Demonstration

at Constitution Week