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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He will certainly fight the good fight on your behalf!

Posted by: Richard almost 2 years ago.

My experience with Atty Ippolito has been excellent. He represented me during one of the most stressful times of my life and was always very...

Excellent, diligent attorney

Posted by: a Criminal Defense client over 1 year ago.

I was an out of state defendant and Mr. Ippolito did a great job getting me through my DUI and Possession charges. He was able to get the possession...
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Showing 2 of 22 peer endorsements

Sean Cleary
Sean Cleary

Miami, FL

29 days ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer. An extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community.
Michael S. Waddington
Michael Waddington

Evans, GA

About 2 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse Riccardo. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.
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1993 License Status: Active for the state of California.
Last updated by Avvo: 06/17/2014
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 5 publications

2013 Excellence in Law 2013

Time Magazine

2013 People vs. Yuhara

San Jose Mercury News

Speaking Engagements

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1998 Television Interview Medical Marijuana

at Cable Channel 35

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