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Keith Howard Rutman
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Keith Howard Rutman

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Civil Rights, Appeals

About Me

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 since 1989

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

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($175-250/hour), Contingent (33-40%), Retainer (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

11 total 

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    Keith and I have handled very complicated trials together including multiple bank robberies and murder cases. I highly endorse Keith for your panel. He is always a well prepared, caring, and aggressive criminal defense attorney.

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    Frank Puglia
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Mary Frances Prevost

    I have had the opportunity to both work on cases and consult with Keith Rutman over the years. He is an outstanding trial lawyer and advocate.

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    Mary Prevost DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

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

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive198905/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Board CertifiedNational Board of Trial Advocacy2015
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
Univ of San Diego SOLLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
Brandeis UnivPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1986
Stuyvesant HSN/AN/A1982