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Stephen D. Eckdish
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Stephen D. Eckdish

Practice areas:

Immigration, Criminal Defense

About Me

I am a U.S. immigration lawyer and San Francisco Criminal Defense Attorney who has successfully defended clients in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1980. For 28 years our clients have placed their futures in our hands. We have taken those responsibilities very seriously.

If you are looking for an experienced & affordable San Francisco Immigration & Criminal Defense Attorney, then look no further. Please call for a free telephone consultation and visit my website: www.sfatty.com.



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I am a U.S. Immigration Lawyer and California Criminal Defense Attorney actively defending clients in both the U.S. Immigration and California Criminal Courts. Our law office emphasizes defending and representing non-citizen clients who require legal assistance in any of the following important areas of immigration and/or criminal law:


 



 



If you have a need for legal representation, then you will want a skilled and aggressive lawyer who is experienced in both immigration and criminal defense law to represent you. Please contact us for an free initial telephone consultation.

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Languages Spoken: Spanish, Russian, English

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1980

  1. Immigration: 70%
    20 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 30%
    34 years, 2.5 thousand cases

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

7 total 

  • John M Pope

    I endorse this lawyer's work. He is a good, thorough and professional practitioner.

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    John Pope Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

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    I've known Mr. Eckdish for over 30 years and have worked with him on many cases. He is a diligent, aggressive, hardworking lawyer with extremely high standards. His extensive experience in both criminal defense and immigration matters makes him uniquely qualified to help his clients get the best possible results.

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    Stephen Scherr
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Stephen Eckdish

Attorney at Law
1956 Lombard Street
San Francisco, CA, 94123-2807

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive198002/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Who's Who Honors Edition 2008-2009Who's Who Among Executives and Professionals2008
Special Recognition Award - AttorneyWho is Who in America1985
American Jurisprudence AwardAmerican Jurisprudence Committee1980

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Serious Felony Criminal Defense Conflicts AttorneyMarin County Superior Court1984 - 1996
Criminal Court Conflicts AttorneySan Francisco County Superior Court Serious Felony Conflicts Panel1982 - 2004
Senior AttorneyLaw Office of Stephen Eckdish1980 - Present

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMemberN/A
California Attorneys for Criminal JusticeMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Matter of Alvin T.Application for Relief Granted
Matter of Aryan B.Motions to Vacate&Terminate Granted N-400 Approved
Matter of Lynda H.Post Conviction Relief and Cancellation Granted

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
KGO-TV Channel 7 San Francisco - Legal InfoI Need Advice Now - Immigration and Criminal Defense2011
Court Informer“How to Move a Stale Case.” 7 Young Lawyer 1 (November 2002).2002

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
California Western School of LawLawJuris Doctor1980
University of ArizonaPhilosophy & PsychologyBachelor of Arts1977

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Guest LecturerImmigration and Criminal Defense Law2008
Guest LecturerImmigration and Criminal Defense2007
Defending Non-Citizens in the Criminal CourtsImmigration and Criminal Defense2007
Guest LecturerImmigration and Criminal Defense2006