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I am a civil and criminal trial lawyer with 24 years of criminal and civil litigation experience in state and federal courts. I represent people accused of crimes and people who have been mistreated by the police.  For more information, please visit my website at www.krutmanlaw.com

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Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Criminal Defense: 65%
    27 years
  2. Civil Rights: 25%
    27 years
  3. Appeals: 10%
    27 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($175-250/hour), contingent (33-40%), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

501 W BROADWAY
STE 1650
San Diego, CA, 92101-3541

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive198911/20/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Board CertifiedNational Board of Trial Advocacy2015
Trial Lawyer of the YearCriminal Defense Bar Association of San Diego2015
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Founding PartnerLaw Office of Keith H. Rutman1994 - Present
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
William B. Enright Inns of CourtMaster2002 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A1989 - Present
California Attorneys for Criminal JusticeN/A1989 - Present
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
san diego lawyer magazinesan diego lawyer magazineN/A
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of San Diego School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
Brandeis UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1986
Stuyvesant HSN/AN/A1982