Sanjay Stephen Schmidt

Sanjay Stephen Schmidt

Civil Rights Attorney
Livermore, CA




No Misconduct



Practice Areas

Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check


Contingent (33%-40%), Fixed (Sometimes), Hourly ($200-$450/hour)

Client Reviews

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Dedicated attorney provided favorable outcome

Posted by: Ryan 8 months ago.

Sanjay is an excellent attorney. He kept me abreast of every single detail pertaining to my DUI case. He will listen to you and lay out your options...

Great Experience and result

Posted by: a client 8 months ago.

When my rights were violated, I retained Sanjay Schmidt and he successfully defeated many attempts by the defendants to have my case dismissed and...
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Showing 2 of 16 peer endorsements

Douglas Macmillan Borthwick
Douglas Borthwick

Santa Ana, CA

12 days ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer.
Joseph Samuel May
Joseph May

San Francisco, CA

3 months ago

Relationship: Worked together on matter

Sanjay and I co-counseled two civil rights cases recently, obtaining very favorable settlements for our clients in both cases. I consider Sanjay to...
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2006 License Status: Active for the state of California.
Last updated by Avvo: 12/19/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2010 – present

Law Office of Sanjay S. Schmidt


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law in

Santa Clara Univ SOL


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2007 Scored in 98th Percentile Multistate Bar Exam (New Mexico)

Multi-State Bar Exam


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2010- present Member

National Police Accountability Project

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Showing 2 of 8 publications

2014 Daily Journal Verdicts and Settlements; April 11, 2014

Daily Journal

2014 Olvera v. City of Modesto, et al.

Lexis Nexis Publishing

Speaking Engagements

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2013 Police Misconduct & Civil Rights Litigation: Protecting Human Dignity

at Identifying Civil Rights & Police Misconduct Cases

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