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John Jimenez

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense

About Me

I am the most experienced trial attorney in the Coachella Valley. I have tried almost 200 jury trials to verdicts in my 38 year of criminal defense career. Over 25 of those trials were murder cases. I have the distinction of having the first and only Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity jury verdict in a first degree murder case in San Diego County. I will handle your case, be a felony or misdemeanor, with the same care and agrressive style that has made me one of the finest trial attorneys in Southern California.

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Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1976

  1. Criminal Defense: 100%
    40 years

Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

10 total 

  • Judd S Nemiro

    A brilliant attorney, and highly respected in the legal community. I can definitely endorse this lawyer.

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  • Dorinda Jo Myers

    If facing DUI or criminal accusations you want an experienced attorney on your side. Attorney Jimenez has a reputation in the Coachella Valley as an experienced, aggressive and effective litigator.

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    Dorinda Myers Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Desert Defenders Law Office of John Jimenez

77564A Country Club Drive
Suite 236
Palm Desert, CA, 92211

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive197605/20/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2014
AVMartindale-Hubbell2014
Top LawyerPalm Springs Life Magazine2014
Top LawyerPalm Springs Life Magazine2013
Top AttorneyInland Empire Magazine2013
Top AttorneyInland Empire Magazine2012
Top AttorneyInland Empire Magazine2011
Top LawyerPalm Springs Life Magazine2011
Top AttorneyInland Empire Magazine2010
Top AttorneyInland Empire Magazine2009

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerJimenez Law Offices2003 - Present
Defense Attorney VSan Diego County Public Defenders Office1985 - 2003
Criminal Defense AttorneyLaw Offices of John Jimenez1976 - 1985

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Palm Desert Chamber of CommerceN/A2009 - Present
California Public Defenders AssociationN/A1985 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaN/A1976 - Present

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1976