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"I win trials that other attorneys tell you to plead guilty. Call for free consulation at 619.405.0063." 

Vik Monder has put together a team of experienced trial lawyers with a legal focus in the area of Criminal & DUI Defense throughout San Diego County. After being nominated for the Top Young Attorney List within the first few months of his practice, Vik Monder soon became a Finalist for the San Diego Transcript’s “Top Attorneys” List in the category of Criminal Defense. This listing identifies top-tier attorneys within San Diego County. Having achieved a Masters in Law (LL.M.) in the area of Criminal Trial Advocacy, Vik Monder has been able to obtain great results for his clients facing both Sate and Federal criminal charges. Attorney Monder was recently selected as one of Superlawyers Rising Stars. This recognition is only given to the top 2.5% of trial lawyers in California. Vik Monder has been nationally selected as one of the country's top 100 trial lawyers amongst his peers. Vik Monder is currently an active member and sits on the board of several nationally recognized organizations that have a significant presence in San Diego. He is committed to fighting relentlessly for his clients where no question is too simple and no problem is too large. For more information about San Diego’s Premier Criminal & DUI Defense firm, visit or Call (619) 405-0063. 


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Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 48%
  2. Criminal Defense: 47%
  3. Sex Crime: 5%


Payment types:

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    The Best! I have seen him in court. He is great! I strongly recommend Vic!


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Contact info

Monder Law Group

424 F Street
San Diego, CA, 92101



AZInactive 201305/25/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
2015 Rising Star - Awarded to 2.5% of attorneysSuperLawyers2015
Top AttorneySan Diego Daily Transcript2014
Client Satisfaction AwardAmerican Law Institute2014
Top AttorneySan Diego Daily Transcript2013
Top Young Attorneys NomineeSan Diego Daily Transcript2012
Pro Bono WorkThomas Jefferson School of Law Student Bar Association2011
Member of the YearSouth Asian Bar Association2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Principal/ Managing AttorneyMonder Law Group, PC2012 - Present
Contract AttorneyFragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP2010 - 2010
Summer AssociateThomas Law Group, PC2010 - 2011
Law ClerkOffice Of The Public Defender San Diego County2009 - 2010
Legal InternSan Diego County Public Defender's Office2009 - 2010
Legal InternPacific Law Center2009 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
Federal Bar AssociationActive Member2013 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaOfficer2013 - Present
San Diego Bar AssociationOfficer2013 - Present
South Asian Bar Association of Southern CaliforniaAttorney Member2012 - Present
California Attorneys for Criminal JusticeAttorney Member2012 - Present
Consumer Attorneys of San DiegoAttorney Member2012 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
DUI hit and run with injury caseDismissal on hit and run with injury case
Trial Win in federal alien smuggling caseNot guilty in federal alien smuggling case for financial gain
No charges filed in Domestic Violence CaseNo charges filed
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Publication nameTitleDate
Monder Law Group, PCThe Ambien Defense2013
Monder Law Group, PCA Warrant that exceeds the scope could be invalid.2013
Monder Law Group, PCExcluding prior conviction under FRE 609.2013
Monder Law Group, PCThe Limitations regarding the use of enhanced technology for surveillance.2013
Monder Law Group, PCWhat is a valid Consent?2013
Monder Law Group, PCInvesting in California Solar Energy Initiatives From an Outsiders Perspective2013
Monder Law Group, PCFamily Law vs. Criminal Law with regards to domestic disputes2013
Monder Law Group, PCProposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act2013
Monder Law Group, PCLower Courts Dilemma in Defining a “High Crime Area”2013
Monder Law Group, PCThe Supreme Court Struck Down the Per Se Rule to Submit to a Blood Test2013
Monder Law Group, PCProminent Attorney joins the Boston Bomber Case2013
Monder Law Group, PCThe Public Safety Exception2013
Monder Law Group, PCA Potential Brady Violation Could Help an Idaho Man Prove His Innocence2013
Monder Law Group, PCNew York Man May Have Been Convicted Based on Faulty Eye-witness Testimony2013
Monder Law Group, PCThe Metamorphosis of aTestimonial Statement from Crawford to Davis and Hammon2013
Monder Law Group, PCHow Could a Police Officer Get Into Your Car?2013
Monder Law Group, PCBorder Searches2013
Monder Law Group, PCExtended Border Searches2013
Monder Law Group, PCPublishing DUI Checkpoints in Advance2013
Monder Law Group, PCDUI checkpoint factors2013
Monder Law Group, PCExtracting Information From the Event Data Recorder2013
Monder Law Group, PC203 (k) Loan2013
Monder Law Group, PCWarrentless Seaches of a Cellphone2013
Monder Law Group, PCSupreme Court allows an Extraction of DNA Samples after an Arrest2013
Monder Law Group, PCDrug Court- San Diego County Custody Alternative2013
Monder Law Group, PCElectronic Monitoring in Lieu of Bail (1203.018)- Alternative to San Diego County Custody and Re-entry Options2013
Monder Law Group, PCBehavioral Health Court- Alternative to San Diego County Custody2013
Monder Law Group, PCVeteran’s Treatment Court- Alternative to San Diego County Custody2013
Monder Law Group, PCElectronic Monitoring in Lieu of Bail (1203.018) – Alternative to San Diego County Custody and Re-entry Options2013
Monder Law Group, PCWork Furlough & Employable Work Furlough- Alternative to San Diego County Custody and Re-entry Options2013
The AdvisorNew Lawyer Graduation2013
NBC San DiegoYour Car's Black Box2013
Los Angeles Daily TranscriptSan Diego Top Attorney2013
New York Law JournalTo Place Graduates, Law Schools Are Opening Firms2013
Monder Law Group, PCNYPD Immune from Shooting Incident2012
Monder Law Group, PCSan Diego Superior Court Budget Cuts2012
Monder Law Group, PCDeferred Action for Childhood Arrivals2012
Monder Law Group, PC.08% Administraive Per Se Law2012
Monder Law Group, PC.01% Administrative Per Se Law2012
Monder Law Group, PCA Sobering Thought on DUI Checkpoints2012
Monder Law Group, PCDeferred Action for Childhood Arrivals2012
Monder Law Group, PCAmended Three Strikes Law2012
Monder Law Group, PCProposition 34: The Death Penalty Remains in California2012
Monder Law Group, PCProposition 35: A Proposed Law that was Passed but is now Stayed2012
Monder Law Group, PCSan Diego Paves the Way with the new Three-Strikes Law2012
Monder Law Group, PCQualifying for Re-Sentencing Under the Amended Three-Strikes Law2012
Monder Law Group, PCRecreational Marijuana is not Illegal Everywhere2012
Monder Law Group, PCWays to Help your Attorney During Trial2012
Monder Law Group, PCBeyond a Reasonable Doubt v. Preponderance of the Evidence2012
ezinearticles.comPrecluding Re-Litigation in Dual Sovereignty Cases2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
California Western School of LawLawLL.M - Master of Laws in Trial AdvocacyN/A
Thomas Jefferson School of LawLawJ.D. - Juris DoctorN/A
University of San DiegoBusinessB.B.A. - FinanceN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Thomas Jefferson School of LawCriminal Defense2013
Federal Trial Advocacy LL.M. at California Western School of LawFederal Criminal Practice2013
Channel 7 NBC NewsEvent Data Recorders in Vehicles2013
Swearing in Ceremony for California State BarA New Lawyers Journey2012
South Asian Bar Annual DinnerDiversity2010
Entertainment Law CompetitionAlternative Dispute Resolution2010
South Asian Bar Annual DinnerMember of the Year2009