Givelle J. Lamano is a criminal defense attorney and maintains her offices on Oakland, California.
She has represented people from all walks of life ranging from gang members appealing their life sentences to corporate management officials in wrongful termination claims. She is committed to the highest standards of legal representation for her clients with a reputation for aggressively ensuring the best possible outcome in every case.
Givelle gives her clients an honest evaluation of their case- both the good and the bad - and helps them understand what their cases mean on a personal level. She will walk you through every step of the legal process and tell you what needs to be done to avoid criminal charges.
Givelle also serves as a Board Member for Insight Prison Project, an organization providing services to prisoners and parolees in 12 California prisons, 3 county jail facilities, and several re-entry programs. Preceding her criminal defense work, Givelle advocated for the rights of low-wage and immigrant workers in employment law matters and worked with a partner at Sheppard Mullin on a book published by the American Bar Association.
Givelle can be contacted at (415) 617-9375 or Givelle@LamanoLaw.com.
Languages Spoken: English, Tagalog
Licensed since 2011
Free Consultation (30 minutes)
Cash, Check, Credit Card
Givelle is a great attorney who is known for her excellent work ethic and zealous representation. She serves her clients extremely well and is known in her community for her achievements as a criminal defense attorney.
Melissa Martin Employment & Labor Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
Givelle spends the time to make sure she fully understands her client's individualized situation. She goes out of her way to make sure that anyone that she meets with is taken care of, even if they don't engage her firm. Her passion for helping others is unparalleled. I would highly recommend Givelle to anyone in her area!
A. Paul Ghanouni Juvenile Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Grant Recipient||Public Interest Law Foundation||2010|
|Honorary Member||Pro Bono Honor Society||2010|
|Grant Recipient||Public Interest Law Foundation||2009|
|International and Comparative Law Certifcation||Whittier Law School||2008|
|Comparative Law Certification||Universite Paris Nantere||2008|
|Scholarship Recipient||Philanthropic Educational Organization||2008|
|Magna Cum Laude Graduate||Woodbury University||2006|
|Honorary Member Award||National Communication Association||2006|
|Legal Research Attorney||Neil Popovic, Shepard Mullin Richter & Hampton, LLP||2011 - 2012|
|Certified Legal Assistant||Legal Services For Prisoners With Children||2009 - 2011|
|Legal Assistant||Bacar Investors, LLP||2009 - 2009|
|Certified Legal Intern||Women's Employment Rights Clinic||2008 - 2008|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Bar Association of San Francisco||Member||2012 - Present|
|California DUI Lawyers Association||Attorney Member||2012 - Present|
|Criminal Trial Lawyers Association of Northern California||Executive Committee Member||2012 - 2012|
|American Bar Association||Attorney Member||2009 - Present|
|Asian American Bar Association||Attorney Member||2008 - Present|
|National Lawyers Guild||Attorney Member||2007 - Present|
|Phi Delta Phi||Member||2007 - Present|
|Child Molest Case - No jail time||No jail or prison time. 5 years of probation.|
|DUI - dropped to an infraction||Charges dismissed, client charged with an infraction|
|Domestic Violence case dropped to vandalism charges||Dismissed after 26 anger management classes - Deferred entry of judgement|
|Courthouse News Service||Three Strikes - Out & Now Free Again||2015|
|Sfist||Still Gunning Against Three Strikes System, Helps Free His First Inmate||2015|
|Los Angeles Daily Journal||Help from all corners||2014|
|Criminal Trial Lawyers of Northern California||CTLA/NC Supports Proposition 34||2012|
|Criminal Trial Lawyers of Northern California||CTLA/NC Supports Medical Marijuana Reform||2011|
|Asian American Bar Association||Legal Services for Prisoners with Children||2009|
|Golden Gate University School of Law||Public Interest||JD - Juris Doctor||2010|
|Woodbury University||Communications||BS - Bachelor of Science||2006|