Christopher James Arriola

Christopher James Arriola

Violent Crime Lawyer
San Jose, CA




No Misconduct



About Me

Christopher Arriola has been a prosecutor for nearly 14 years. He first worked at the Los Angeles District Attorney's Office in 1995 and moved to the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office in 1998. He has tried over 50 Jury Trials to verdict including serious felonies. He was President of the Santa Clara County Bar Association in 2006 and is a Past President of the CA La Raza Lawyers and...

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Cameron Kennard Bowman
Cameron Bowman

San Jose, CA

Over 4 years ago

Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

I endorse this lawyer's work. I have worked with Mr. Arriola as well as having been an opposing attorney to him when he was prosecuting cases. I have...
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1995 License Status: Active for the state of California.
Last updated by Avvo: 12/18/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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1998 – present

Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office


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1995 J.D. in Criminal Law

University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law


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2008 Spirit of Excellence Award

American Bar Association


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2006 President

Santa Clara County Bar Assocition

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2002 Mendez vs. Westminster: Para Todos Los Ninos/For All the Children

KOCE Documentary

2000 Implementation of the Community Prosecution Unit in Santa Clara County

California District Attorney’s Association Prosecutor’s Brief Vol. XXIII, Nos. 3 & 4

Speaking Engagements

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2007 Keynote: Mendez v. Westminster (1947) Desegregation Case

at San Jose State University Chicano Graduation

2006 Judicial Diversity

at CA State Bar Diversity Summit

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