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Peter Dominick Lepiscopo

Peter Dominick Lepiscopo

Practice areas:

Litigation, Business, Appeals, Constitutional, Election Campaigns & Political Law

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About Me

 Mr. Lepiscopo is the Founder of LEPISCOPO & ASSOCIATES LAW FIRM, He has been in private practice in San Diego since being admitted to the California Bar in 1989.  His primary areas of concentration have been in corporate and business law and litigation, as well as state and federal constitutional law.

    Mr. Lepiscopo has advised and represented Members of Congress, California Legislators, individuals, corporations and businesses, government entities, non-profit organizations, churches, legislators, and members of the press.

     Finally, Mr. Lepiscopo is a Member of the Bar of the United States Supreme Court, as well as the Fifth and Ninth U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeal. He acted as lead or amicus counsel in significant cases in the U.S. Supreme Court and the Fifth and Ninth Circuit Courts, including the California challenge to the 2010 Health Care Bill, the Mount Soledad Cross case in San Diego, the Texas and Kentucky Ten Commandments cases, and the Pledge of Allegiance case.



Practice Areas

Licensed since 1989

  1. Litigation: 30%
    26 years
  2. Business: 25%
    26 years
  3. Appeals: 20%
    26 years
  4. Constitutional: 15%
    26 years
  5. Election Campaigns & Political Law: 10%
    26 years



Hourly ($450/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

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Contact Info

Lepiscopo & Associates Law Firm

MAIN: San Diego Office
3511 Camino Del Rio South, Suite 101
San Diego, CA, 92108

Lepiscopo & Associates Law Firm

Orange County Office
695 Town Center, Suite 700
Costa Mesa, CA, 92626

Lepiscopo & Associates Law Firm

Sacramento Office
1100 N Street, Suite 4D
Sacramento, CA, 95814





Professional Misconduct

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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyLepiscopo & Associates Law Firm1989 - Present
Hardware & Software Design EngineerScientific Atlanta-Anti Submarine Warfare Division1985 - 1987
Hardware & Software Design EngineerGeneral Dynamics Electronic Division1983 - 1985
Hardware & Software Design EngineerLoral Corporation Avionics Division1981 - 1983


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Member of the Bar of the United States Supreme CourtAttorney1993 - Present
Member of Bar of the 5th Circuit Court of AppealsAttorney1991 - Present
Member of Bar of the 9th Circuit Court of AppealsAttorney1991 - Present
Member of Bar of the U.S. District Court, Southern District of California (San Diego)Attorney1991 - Present
Member of Bar of the U.S. District Court, Central District of California (Los Angeles)Attorney1991 - Present
Member of the Bar of the United States District Court for the Northern District of TexasAttorney1990 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Serafin v. Superior Court (Riverside), California Court of Appeal No. E056868 (9/18/12)Unanimous decision in California Court of Appeals, Fourth District, Div. 2
Guatay Christian Fellowship v. County of San Diego, 670 F.3d 957 (9th Cir. 2011)Unanimous decision in 9th Circuit Court of Appeals
Baldwin v. Sebelius, et al., 654 F.3d 877 (9th Cir. 2011)Unanimous decision in 9th Circuit Court of Appeals

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
San Diego, National UniversityFinanceMBA - Masters of Business Administration2001
San Diego, National University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
San Diego, National UniversityComputer ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science1985