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Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Probate: 50%
    19 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 50%
    25 years



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  • Peter John Marek

    A Hastings law graduate with 24 years practicing criminal law is what we refer to as experienced. David's knowledge of both the law and procedure is excellent and evident in his pro bono contributions here. Client reviews are stellar. READ THEM! They are the true test of an attorneys worth to their clients. Endorsements from peer attorneys are also outstanding. Do yourself a favor and schedule a consultation with him.


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  • Timothy Edward O'Laughlin

    I endorse this lawyer. David is well known in the legal community as an effective advocate for his clients.


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Beckman Blair LLP

703 Market Street
Suite 1610
San Francisco, CA, 94103


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Moot Court Trial AdvocacyMoot Cout1990
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerBeckman, Blair LLP2011 - 2012
OwnerLaw Offices of David A Blair1991 - 2011
AssociateMcTernan, Walsh, Schwartzbach1990 - 1990
Association namePosition nameDuration
California Public Defenders AssociationMember1991 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
People v. DTDismissed at trial
People v. MPDismissed
People v. DA9 month county farm program sentence
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California, Hastings College of the LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
University of California - San DiegoSociologyUndergraduate1986