John Douglas Cahners

John Douglas Cahners

DUI / DWI Attorney
Palo Alto, CA




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About Me

Certified Specialist in Criminal Law, California Board of Legal Specialization, since 1977 John D. Cahners is a State Bar Certified Specialist in Criminal Law, is a former senior prosecutor with the Santa Clara County District Attorneys Office. He has been defending clients charged with crimes since 1980. Mr. Cahners has successfully defended clients charged with a broad range of criminal...

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Client Reviews

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Outstanding experience - couldn't have asked for more

Posted by: a Criminal Defense client over 3 years ago.

John was courteous and professional at my original consultation. He made me feel calm and at ease as he listened to me explalin my situation - he...

Skilled, Honest Attorney who knows his job!

Posted by: a Criminal Defense client over 1 year ago.

When it comes to selecting an attorney, the choice is not easy; this is since everyone is bombarded with a set of sweet-talking attorneys right at...
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Katrina Margaret Saleen
Katrina Saleen

Palo Alto, CA

12 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

John Cahners is a skilled and dedicated criminal defense attorney. I would receommend his services to anyone in need of an outstanding defense...
Javier Demetrio Rios
Javier Rios

San Jose, CA

Over 1 year ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer.
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1971 License Status: Active for the state of California.
Last updated by Avvo: 02/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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1980 – present

Cahners & Samuels


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1967 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

University of California, Hastings College of the Law


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2010 AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated



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1995- present

California Attorneys for Criminal Justice

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