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Michael Larson Stuart

Michael Larson Stuart

also known as Michael Stuart

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Family

Michael Stuart

About Me

Attorney Michael Stuart has vast experience in handling all kinds of criminal matters, including DUI cases and their implications on one's privilege to drive. He is successful in challenging all types of DMV hearings relating to suspensions and revocations. He is familiar with handling all types of felony cases, including DUI, drug possession, theft, sex-related offenses, and domestic violence / child abuse cases in all of the San Diego County. Attorney Michael Stuart has constantly sought early termination of his client’s felony or misdemeanor probationary terms, and then expunged the conviction off of their record.  He has filed several appeals and Writs in San Diego Superior Court, The 4th Court of Appeal, and the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. Visit to learn more about how Attorney Stuart can help you or your client with their criminal or DUI matter in San Diego County.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2005

  1. DUI & DWI: 40%
    10 years, 350 cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 40%
    10 years, 400 cases
  3. Family: 20%
    10 years, 300 cases



Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

15 total 

  • Matthew Lee Spiegel

    Michael Stuart is a skilled lawyer who provides his clients with aggressive representation and outstanding communication. Mr. Stuart has quickly established himself as a premier criminal defense attorney in the community. He is able to handle all criminal matters and has a good relationship with all members of the defense bar as well as the prosecution. I would not hesitate in the slightest to recommend the criminal defense services of Mr. Stuart. I would know that the person I referred was going to receive outstanding representation as well as constant communication regarding their case.


    Matthew Spiegel Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Bradley R Corbett

    Nobody knows DUI law better then Mr. Stuart. He knows the DMV inside and out. Many attorneys in the community turn to him for advice and counsel on how win cases. All of Mr. Stuarts clients love him because he gets great results and is very friendly.


    Bradley Corbett Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

2820 Camino del Rio S., Suite 110
San Diego, CA, 92108



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
2004 Community Defenders, Inc. AwardUniversity of San Diego School of Law2004
2004 Outstanding Criminal Clinic Intern (Defense) AwardUniversity of San Diego School of Law2004

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Lawyer / OwnerLaw Office of Michael L. Stuart, APC2009 - Present
Supervising and Trial AttorneyKerry Steigerwalt's Pacific Law Center2006 - 2009
Public DefenderSan Diego County Public Defenders' Office2004 - 2005
Law ClerkLaw Office of Allen Bloom, Esq2002 - 2003

Association NamePosition NameDuration
San Diego County Bar AssociationMember2003 - 2006

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
People v. E.D.Case dismissed
People v. T.S.Case dismissed and probation terminated
People v. R.K.TRO dismissed

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Publication NameTitleDate
San Diego Union-TribunePC 288 suspect gets caught2011

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of San Diego School of LawCriminal DefenseJD - Juris Doctor2004
St. Marys University School of LawParticipated in the Program of Studies on Global Legal IssuesParticipated in the Institute on World Legal Problems2002
University of Colorado - BoulderHistory, minor in Political ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2000

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
San Diego Young Lawyer's GroupCalifornia2008