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David Lawrence Avila

David Lawrence Avila

Practice areas:

Juvenile, School Expulsion Hearings, Violent Crime, DUI & DWI

About Me

I am a criminal defense attorney (Stanford B.A./Hastings J.D.) and have handled thousands of criminal matters over the past twelve years. An important focus of my practice is the representation of minors in juvenile delinquency court in the counties of San Mateo and Santa Clara. I also regularly handle public school expulsion matters and misdemeanor and felony adult criminal cases. Please refer to my website and contact me to schedule a free consultation. All calls returned within 1 day!


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1995

  1. Juvenile: 35%
  2. School Expulsion Hearings: 25%
  3. DUI & DWI: 20%
  4. Violent Crime: 20%



Free Consultation (45 minutes)

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Contact Info

Law Offices of David L Avila

333 Bradford St.
Suite 130
Redwood City, CA, 94063-1572




Professional Misconduct

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Association NamePosition NameDuration
San Mateo County Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
Santa Clara County Bar AssociationMember2001 - 2006
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1995 - Present
California Public Defenders AssociationMember1995 - Present
California Attorneys for Criminal JusticeMember1995 - Present
N/AMember1988 - Present


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California, Hastings College of the LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
Stanford University, Palo AltoN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1988