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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 90%
    13 years
  2. Administrative Law: 10%
    13 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

6 total 

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  • James Nelson Dicks

    This attorney works very hard for the client and keeps up with the law by attending legal seminars to assist them in this regard. I endorse this attorney.


    James Dicks Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Michael Shemtoub

    Your resume speaks for itself and I consider you a valuable member of the attorney community. I would recommend you to anyone and everyone who needs your services. I whole heartedly endorse this lawyer!


    Michael Shemtoub Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

105 West "F" Street, Suite 215
San Diego, CA, 92101


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
2014 Top Attorney AwardSan Diego Daily Transcript2014
2013 Top Attorney AwardSan Diego Daily Transcript2013
Service AwardCriminal Defense Lawyer's Club2012
2009 Top Young Attorney AwardSan Diego Daily Transcript2009
Pro Bono Honors AwardCalifornia Western School of Law2002
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerLaw Office of Stacey A. Kartchner2009 - Present
AssociateGrimes & Warwick2003 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
Criminal Defense Bar AssociationPresident2013 - 2014
ACCION San DiegoBoard Member2011 - Present
Community Corrections PartnershipCommittee Member2011 - 2014
California Attorneys for Criminal JusticeMember2010 - 2014
Criminal Defense Bar AssociationBoard Member2009 - 2014
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2009 - 2013
Lawyer's Club of San DiegoNewsletter Editorial Board Member2009 - Present
Criminal Defense Bar AssociationNewsletter Editor2007 - Present
Criminal Defense Lawyers ClubExecutive Director2007 - Present
San Diego County Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
ACCION NewsletterACCION Welcomes New Board Member2012
San Diego Daily TranscriptBest Young Attorneys 20092009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of UtahPolitical ScienceOther - BachelorsN/A
California Western School of LawN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A