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George B. O'Neill

About me

In case you are looking for an attorney with common interests I flew private aircraft for 40 years... Don't get me started with my "I learned about Flying from That" stories!

We've bareboat sailed the Mediteranian numerous times usually in the Greek Isles, but in 1999 we "accidentally" found France and like the rest of the lucky ones we fell in love with all things France and French for the last ten years.

...and even years of martial arts a long time ago;  started skiing in Montana when I was 6 and continued up to 2000... now it's just a lazy round of golf, or loading up the Airstream to head off to the Sierras.

The beautiful women in my life are my wife Charron, my partner in  our own law firm; our first daughter Janet also a lawyer with us after studies at Berkeley and USD; and her younger sister Kelly, our Yale Ph.D.  The girls accomplished these feats practically on their own,  but with credit to the smarts and work ethic of their mother!


Languages spoken: French

Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 95%
    40 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 5%
    40 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Kara Beth Stein-Conaway

    George is talented and extremely knowledgeable on DUI and DMV matters. In addition to being an excellent attorney, he is also kind, helpful and generous with his time.


    Kara Stein-Conaway Criminal Defense Attorney
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  • Travis Ashley Newton

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Contact info

O'Neill & Woolpert Attorneys

1014 Palm Street
San Luis Obispo, CA, 93401-3221


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
Instruction in the Use and Calibration of the Alco-Sensor IVNorm Fort, Forensic Alcohol Specialist2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Mechanical EngineerGeneral Dynamics1966 - 1975
Association namePosition nameDuration
California Attorneys for Criminal JusticeMember1990 - Present
Association of California DUI LawyersMember1989 - Present
California Public Defenders AssociationMember1985 - Present
San Luis Obispo County Bar AssociationN/A1975 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Western State University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1975
California State Polytechnic University, PomonaMechanical EngineeringBS - Bachelor of Science1966