John M. Kaman

John M. Kaman

Criminal Defense Attorney
San Francisco, CA




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14054 questions answered.

About Me

When not being a lawyer, I write poetry, publish some of it, have written for literary journals and am a film buff.  Other than that my only other mentionable passion is sports car racing, the Porsche being my beast of choice.

Practice Areas

Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Free Consultation (30 minutes), Retainer (Always)

Client Reviews

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If you need a lawyer, I highly recommend John Kaman.

Posted by: James about 4 years ago.

Mr. Kaman is everything that you expect from a lawyer and more. Legal Knowledge isn’t any good unless it is applied properly. Not only does he...

My 5 Star rating of my opinion of Attorney John M. Kama

Posted by: a client almost 6 years ago.

John seems to have a phenonmenol ability to grasp and to retain so much knowledge of the Judicial system. He is truly amazing, as well as genuinely a...
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Christine C McCall
Christine McCall

Pasadena, CA

Over 3 years ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Day after day Mr. Kaman fields criminal law and procedure questions here on Avvo with remarkable insight, judgment, and candor. The depth of his...
Francisco J Rodriguez
Francisco Rodriguez

Oakland, CA

Over 5 years ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

John has built a solid reputation the old fashion way, he earned it! People who love what they do are said to have a fire within. John's fire burns...
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1980 License Status: Active for the state of California.
Last updated by Avvo: 02/26/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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1987 – present

Kaman Law Office


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1980 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law


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2013 Certificate of Merit

Jeune Notariat (Sponsor)


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2009- present Member Special Circumstances Panel

San Joaquin Bar Association Lawyer's Referral Service

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Showing 2 of 10 publications

2013 Why We Don't Have the Greatest Criminal Justice System in the World

For the Defense

2011 Nancy Tung Dismisses Bungled Case

For the Defense

Speaking Engagements

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2013 Justice and Inquisitionary Systems

at Annual International Conference

2007 Civil v Common Law Practice

at French Notaries Association

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