Ryan James Tegnelia

Ryan James Tegnelia

Criminal Defense Attorney
San Diego, CA




No Misconduct


English , Spanish

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166 questions answered.

About Me

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...

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Practice Areas

Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Client Reviews

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Best Lawyer ever!

Posted by: Nichole about 3 years ago.

I hired Ryan Tegnelia after I got my 4th DUI and I cannot say enough good things about him! Anyone who has to go out of their way to hire a lawyer is...

Couldn't have asked for more!

Posted by: Paul about 3 years ago.

Ryan was astounding during the whole process. He kept me informed and did everything in his power to get me the best deal. I was very impressed with...
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Christian K. Lassen II
Christian Lassen

Philadelphia, PA

About 1 month ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community.
Sammer Andrew Zakhour
Sammer Zakhour

San Diego, CA

8 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Mr. Tegnelia is a hard-working, passionate, and skilled criminal defense attorney in the community. I would recommend him to any person in the San...
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2006 License Status: Active for the state of California.
Last updated by Avvo: 02/26/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2009 – present

RJT Criminal Defense


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2005 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

Thomas Jefferson School of Law


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2009- present Member

San Diego County Bar Association

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Speaking Engagements

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2015 Judge of Opening Rounds

at National Mock Trial Association