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Paul Ligda

Practice areas:

Family, Criminal Defense, Juvenile

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1962

  1. Family: 60%
    22 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 30%
    51 years
  3. Juvenile: 10%
    46 years



Hourly ($90-150/hour)

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Contact Info

Po Box 4512
Vallejo, CA, 94590-6512



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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyerNorthern California Super Lawyers2006
Lawyer of the YearSolano County Bar Association2005
Wiley W. Manuel Pro Bono Services AwardCalifornia State Bar1994
Pro Bono Volunteer of the MonthSolano County Bar Association1994
Assembly CommendationCalifornia State Assembly1988

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
LawyerLigdaLaw1992 - Present
Public DefenderSolano County Public Defender1968 - 1988
Public DefenderEl Dorado County Public Defender1965 - 1968
Deputy District AttorneySanta Clara County District Attorney1963 - 1965

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Rebuilding Together of Solano CountyTreasurer2009 - Present
Vallejo Charter Review CommissionCommissioner2009 - Present
Habitat for Humanity Solano/NapaVice President1995 - 2005
Vallejo Sister City AssociationPresident 2010-121994 - Present
Solano County Legal AssistanceMember of the Board1993 - 1995
Solano County Bar AssociationMember1992 - Present
Fairfield Host LionsPast President1973 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
People v Baker, No. VCR99814Murder case dismissed at Preliminary Examination
People v Lindyn, No. VC45893Win reversal of conviction on Appeal.
In re Stocker (1968) 257 CA2d 613Pleas set aside

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Publication NameTitleDate
NLDA BriefcaseWork Overload and Defender Burnout1977
NLDA BriefcaseDefender Workloads: The Numbers Game1976
National Journal of Criminal DefenseThoughts on Management1975
California Bar JournalViva La Jury1974

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Golden Gate University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor cum laude1961
San Jose State UniversityPolitical ScienceAB1956

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Wyoming Bar ConferencePlea Bargaining1975