Riccardo Lorenzo Ippolito

Riccardo Lorenzo Ippolito

Criminal Defense Attorney

San Jose, CA





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About Me

Riccardo Ippolito has been an attorney practicing in San Jose, California for the past Twenty years. He joined fellow practitioner Patrick Valencia in 1997. Together they formed Valencia & Ippolito. Currently, Valencia & Ippolito limits its practice to Criminal Defense. This includes representation in matters such as Domestic Violence, Drunk Driving, Narcotics, Sex Offenses, Three Strikes cases...

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Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Check, Credit Card


Retainer (Always)

Client Reviews

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All bases covered! Genuine, empathetic and direct. Worth every dollar!

Posted by: a DUI client 8 months ago.

One year ago, I was involved in a DUI injury accident. Two people claimed injuries, two cars were damaged and mine was a total loss. I was...

Solid, trustworthy, and effective attorney

Posted by: a Criminal Defense client 9 months ago.

I came to Riccardo seeking record clearance and early termination of my probationary status in order to begin my career in another state. Riccardo...
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Showing 2 of 24 peer endorsements

Dmitriy Shakhnevich
Dmitriy Shakhnevich

Brooklyn, NY

22 days ago

Relationship: Other

I endorse this lawyer.
Saam Seyed Ghiaasiaan
Saam Ghiaasiaan

Norcross, GA

3 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer. An incredible advocate respected by peers and clients alike.
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1993 License Status: Active for the state of California.
Last updated by Avvo: 09/17/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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1995 – 1997

Spiga & Ippolito


Showing 1 of 3 degrees

1993 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

Whittier Coll SOL


Showing 1 of 8 awards

2013 Clients Choice



Showing 1 of 5 association entries

1997- present

California Attorneys for Criminal Justice

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Showing 2 of 6 publications

2014 Strategies For Defending Sex Crimes

Inside the Minds (Aspatore Books)

2013 Excellence in Law 2013

Time Magazine

Speaking Engagements

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1998 Television Interview Medical Marijuana

at Cable Channel 35

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