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Kirby Frederick Combs

Kirby Frederick Combs

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Domestic Violence

About Me


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Languages Spoken: German, Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2000

  1. DUI & DWI: 35%
  2. Criminal Defense: 35%
  3. Domestic Violence: 30%



Retainer (Always), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

12 total 

  • Thomas Murray Derryberry

    Kirby Combs is an excellent Attorney! I have had the privilege of working with Mr. Combs on several cases. He is always prepared to fight for his clients and has had tremendous results! Mr. Combs is highly intelligent and fluent in several languages. Mr. Combs cares for each and every client that he represents. I highly recommend Mr. Combs for Criminal Defense as well as Family Law matters.


    Thomas Derryberry Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • James Robert Fox

    Kirby Combs is dedicated to his craft. I have always been impressed by his desire to be the best at what he does - represent his clients. He is constantly seeking new and innovative approaches to the practice of law, all for one goal - to be better tomorrow than he is today. His dedication to our profession is unmatched and a compliment to his professionalism and passion for the practice of law.


    James Fox Child Custody Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

KIRBY F. COMBS ------------------------------ COMBS CRIMINAL DEFENSE

28780 Single Oak Dr. Ste 230
Temecula, CA, 92590


Serving Riverside Hall of Justice
Please use Temecula address
Riverside, CA, 92501





Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Client's Choice 2015Avvo.com2015
Client's Choice 2014Avvo.com2014
Certified SpecialistState Bar of California2013
Client's Choice 2013Avvo.com2013
10 out of 10Avvo.com2013
Certified SpecialistState Bar of California2012
Client's Choice 2012Avvo2012
Certified SpecialistState Bar of California2011
Superb ratedAvvo2010
Wiley W. Manuel Pro Bono AwardState Bar of California2005
Wiley W. Manuel Pro Bono AwardState Bar of California2004
Ward Albert Public Service AwardRiverside County Bar Association2004
Juris DoctorateUniversity of Miami School of Law1998
Community Recognition Award - Juv. Criminal Procedure InstructorMetro Dade Corrections and Rehabilitation Dept.1997
Dean's Achievement AwardUniversity of Miami School of Law1997
Oral FinalistAdvanced Moot Court Board Competition1996
Best Brief, American Jurisprudence Book Award WinnerAdvanced Moot Court Board Competition1996

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Volunteer AttorneyRiverside County Bar Asscociation - Public Service Law Corp. - Temecula Family Law Clinic2008 - 2010
Volunteer AttorneyRiverside County Bar Asscociation - Public Service Law Corp. - Riverside Family Law Clinic2001 - 2008
Legal InternPublic Defender's Office Florida Miami-Dade - Supreme Court Certified Legal Intern Felony & Misdemeanor Division1997 - 1998
Administrative AssistantUS Congress, Washington D.C.1982 - 1983


Association NamePosition NameDuration
State Bar of CaliforniaCertified Legal Specialist2012 - Present
California Public Defenders AssociationMember2003 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2000 - Present
Riverside County Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
Supreme Court of CaliforniaAdmitted to Practice2000 - Present
United States Supreme CourtAdmitted to Practice2000 - Present
United States District Court for the Southern District of CaliforniaAdmitted to Practice2000 - Present
United States Court of Appeals For the Ninth CircuitAdmitted to Practice2000 - Present
Screen Actors GuildMember1989 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Attempted Murder discharged at PrelimAttempted Murder dismissed at Prelim
9 Misdemeanor counts and 7 Infractions dismissed9 misdemeanor counts and 7 infractions dismissed
2nd DUI reduced to Reckless Driving2nd DUI reduced to Reckless Driving

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Publication NameTitleDate
Riverside County Lawyer MagazineOpposing Counsel: Kirby Combs2007
Riverside County Lawyer MagazineThere Ain't No Money in Pro Bono.2006


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Miami School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
University of California - DavisN/ABA1986
University of California - DavisEducation Abroad Program, Salamanca SpainN/A1984
Rutter GroupN/ATrial AdvocacyN/A
California Public Defender Assc.N/ATrial Skills InstituteN/A
AAMLN/A35th Annual Trial Advocacy InstituteN/A
Orange County Bar AssociationN/ACollege of Trial AdvocacyN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Metro Dade Corrections and Rehabilitation Dept.Juvenile Criminal Procedure InstructorN/A