John W Stanko

John W Stanko

DUI / DWI Attorney
San Rafael, CA




No Misconduct



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88 questions answered.

About Me

Hello, I have been devoted exclusively to defending clients in the San Francisco Bay Area and throughout Northern California who have been arrested or charged with crimes since 1996. I offer a free initial consultation to discuss your case and explain what I can do for you. You owe it to yourself to talk to a criminal defense attorney who knows the law. Remember, you are innocent...

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Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Fixed (Always), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Client Reviews

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John saved me -- twice !!!

Posted by: Pete 6 days ago.

I am 2 for 2 with John Stanko. Two dismissals -- no fines, no points. The first case, Failure to Yield, went to trial, where John did a great job...

Excellent attorney!

Posted by: Moje M 2 months ago.

John has successfully handled two cases for me . The first case was last year when I mistakenly made a turn in to a one way street, not being...
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Showing 2 of 66 peer endorsements

Peter John Marek
Peter Marek

Stockton, CA

8 days ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

John has practiced criminal law for 18 years and has a vast wealth of experience as is clearly evident in his pro bono contributions. Knowledge of...
Douglas Macmillan Borthwick
Douglas Borthwick

Santa Ana, CA

21 days ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer.
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1996 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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1999 – 2000

Stanko & Rodriguez


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2010 Certificate of training in Field Sobriety Test Administration in Standardized Field Sobriety Testing

Bob La Pier and Associates


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2013 Certificate of Attendance Fast Eddie Kuwatch DUI Seminar

California DUI Lawyers Association


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2006- present Member

Marin County Bar Association

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Multiple articles on DUI, Traffic and Criminal Defense


Marin DUI lawyer blog

Speaking Engagements

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2011 Demurrers in Traffic Cases

at September 2011

2011 Speeding Tickets

at March 2011 Meeting

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