A former prosecutor, Mr. Tegnelia has represented clients charged with a wide variety of criminal offenses in California. Prior to joining SLG Criminal Law Group, Ryan was employed by the largest consumer and criminal law firm in southern California. He has defended hundreds of clients charged with misdemeanors and felonies in the counties of Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino, San Diego and Riverside. His experience extends to both state and federal court, and includes defense of drug crimes (possession and sale), assault (including assault with a deadly weapon), attempted murder, sexual assault and financial (white collar) crimes (including, credit card fraud, check fraud, real estate fraud and identity theft).
Mr. Tegnelia is a 2005 graduate of the Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego. In addition to his membership in the State Bar of California and the San Diego Bar Association, he is admitted to practice in the Federal District Court for the Southern District of California.
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Licensed since 2006
Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (60 minutes)
Cash, Check, Credit Card
Ryan is a highly knowledgeable and skilled practitioner of criminal defense. Through years of high volume case work defending people accused of the most serious crimes he has built an extensive network of defense and prosecution contacts that make him a highly effective negotiator. His litigation skills are well known in our business community as being of the highest quality. He is an excellent attorney.
Marcus DeBose Criminal Defense Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
|Managing Partner||RJT Criminal Defense||2009 - Present|
|Deputy District Attorney||Tulare County District Attorney||2006 - 2009|
|Summer Associate||San Diego County Public Defender's Office||2004 - 2004|
|Summer Associate||San Diego County Alternate Public Defender's Office||2004 - 2004|
|Summer Associate||San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program||2003 - 2003|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|San Diego County Bar Association||Member||2009 - Present|
|California Public Defenders Association||N/A||2009 - Present|
|Thomas Jefferson School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2005|
|Arizona State University||N/A||Other - Bachelors||2002|
|National Mock Trial Association||Judge of Opening Rounds||2015|