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Isileli Tupou Manaia Mataele

Isileli Tupou Manaia Mataele

also known as 'Isi Mataele

 This lawyer has been disciplined by a state licensing authority.

Practice areas:

Litigation, Family, Criminal Defense, Civil Rights, Domestic Violence

About Me

Started working in the prosecutors' and public defenders' office in law school. I tried over 21 trials before graduating. I studied civil rights, intellectual property, health law, family law, and took various trial clinics.


After law school, I started working in businesses such as Lehman Brothers but then returned to law.


I originally wanted to work for the prosecutors' office and then eventually get into civil rights litigation but due to my own experience I advanced those plans and now have pursued various civil rights cases.


My practice includes civil litigation, intellectual property, family, domestic violence, and other criminal cases.  

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Languages Spoken: Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2009

  1. Family: 30%
    9 years
  2. Litigation: 30%
    8 years
  3. Criminal Defense: 20%
    9 years
  4. Domestic Violence: 10%
    8 years
  5. Civil Rights: 10%
    8 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($75-200/hour), Contingent (15-40%), Retainer (Sometimes), Free Consultation (45 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

35 total 

  • Douglas MacMillan Borthwick

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Douglas Borthwick Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • John Christian Bohren

    Mr. Mataele knows what he's talking about when it comes to law. He's a hard worker and extremely passionate about his cases- I endorse this lawyer.

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    John Bohren Contracts & Agreements Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

4660 La Jolla Village Drive
Suite 500
San Diego, CA, 92122

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive200905/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Discipline with actual suspension
    issued in CA, 2014

    updated

    This sanction means the attorney lost his or her license to practice law for a period of time. The attorney typically returns to practicing law when the suspension expires.

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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyMataele Law Offices2009 - Present

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Hawaii at Manoa - William S. Richardson School of LawN/AN/AN/A