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Matthew John Speredelozzi

Matthew John Speredelozzi

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Expungement

About Me

Education:

* Juris Doctor, Cum Laude, December 19, 2007, Thomas Jefferson School of Law
* Bachelor of Arts, 2003, University of Massachusetts

Bar Admissions:

* State of California, June 2008
* State of Massachusetts, February 2010

Professional Associations:

* Office of Assigned Counsel, County of San Diego, Panel Attorney
* Board of Directors, Thomas Jefferson School of Law Alumni Association
* San Diego County Bar Association
* San Diego Criminal Defense Bar Association
* California Public Defender's Association

Clerkships:

* San Diego County Public Defender's Office, May 2007 - August 2007
* San Diego County District Attorney's Office, August 2007 - August 2008

Awards:

* Graduated Cum Laude (with honors), 2007, Thomas Jefferson School of Law
* Honor Roll achieved every semester of law school
* Pro Bono Honors, 2007 (125 hours of volunteer legal work)
* Trustee Scholarship, 2005 (for outstanding academic achievement)
* LSAT Scholarship, 2004 (for outstanding performance on the LSAT)

Bio:

Matthew J. Speredelozzi heads up the trial department at Hullinger & Speredelozzi, APC. He handles a high volume of cases at every level of criminal law from simple traffic infractions to First Degree Murder. Mr. Speredelozzi is a highly experienced trial attorney and appears in San Diego Courts throughout the county almost every day of the week. His experience in the courtroom includes countless jury trials, preliminary hearings, criminal motions, parole and probation violation hearings, sentencing hearings, and DMV administrative per se hearings. He is a passionate and persuasive advocate for his clients and is dedicated to protecting the rights of the criminally accused.

During the course of Mr. Speredelozzi's practice, he has commonly achieved extremely favorable results for his clients. He has negotiated criminal settlements involving numerous outright dismissals, probation without jai or prison for serious felony strike offenses, reduction of felonies to misdemeanors, reduction of misdemeanor's to infractions, pleas to lesser charges, and fine reductions.

Prior to joining Hullinger and Speredelozzi, APC, Mr. Speredelozzi has practiced as a solo attorney, clerked at the San Diego County District Attorney's Office and the San Diego County Public Defender's Office. During this time he has become versed in the civil rights of the criminally accused including the rights protected by the Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Amendments to the United States Constitution. He has drafted and litigated close to one hundred motions involving the civil rights of the criminally accused.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2008

  1. Criminal Defense: 75%
  2. DUI & DWI: 20%
  3. Expungement: 5%

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($200-300/hour), Retainer (Always), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

11 total 

  • Job Leo Herrera

    Matt is a great attorney for his clients and a great colleague to his fellow attorneys. He is always willing to help another attorney any way he can. I highly endorse Matt.

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    Job Herrera Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • James Nelson Dicks

    This attorney works very hard for the client and keeps up with the law by attending legal seminars to assist them in this regard. I endorse this attorney.

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    James Dicks Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Law Office of Matthew J. Speredelozzi

1775 Hancock St.
Suite 180
San Diego, CA, CA, 92110

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive200805/25/2015
MAInactive201004/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best of the BarSan Diego Business Journal2014
Pro Bono HonorsThomas Jefferson School of Law2007
Graduated Cum LaudeThomas Jefferson School of Law2007
Trustee ScholarshipThomas Jefferson School of Law2004

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Criminal Defense AttorneyLaw office of Matthew J. Speredelozzi2014 - Present
PartnerHullinger & Speredelozzi, APC2010 - 2014
AttorneyThe Law Office of Matthew J. Speredelozzi2008 - 2010
Graduate Law ClerkSan Diego District Attorney2007 - 2008
Certified Legal InternSan Diego Public Defender2007 - 2007
File ClerkBacalski, Ottoson, and Dube, LLP2004 - 2007

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Lawyer Referral and Information ServicePanel Attorney2013 - Present
Office of the Assigned CounselPanel Attorney2010 - Present
San Diego County Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
People v. MootryDismissed

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Union TribunePhoto Red Light Tickets, Are They Legal2013

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas Jefferson School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
University of MassachusettsPhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts2003

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Toussaint AcademyWhat's it Like Being an Attorney?2015
Thomas Jefferson School of LawHow To Fight Your Ticket and Win2011