Skip to main content

About me

I have practiced criiminal defense for my entire career.  I work hard everyday to assist people through what is often the worst time of their life.  I take that responsibility very seriously.


Photos and videos

263666 1363843310

Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 34%
    18 years
  2. Domestic Violence: 33%
  3. DUI & DWI: 33%
    18 years



Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

6 total 

Are you an attorney? Endorse this lawyer

  • Richard Alan Wingerden

    I endorse this lawyer. I have had the opportunity to witness his work in the courtroom and have found him to be diligent and hardworking. He is well respected in the legal community.


    Richard Wingerden Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Ryan Vincent McHugh

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Weese has a tremendous amount of experience in all facets of criminal law. His client service reputation is excellent and well deserved. He's approachable, easy to work with and always professional.


    Ryan McHugh Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Summit Defense Attorneys

2570 N. 1st Street, 2nd Floor
San Jose, CA, 95131


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
American Jurisprudence AwardGolden Gate University School of Law1997
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneySummit Defense2008 - Present
AttorneyA Criminal Defense Firm1998 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1998 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1998 - Present
California Public Defenders AssociationMember1998 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Multiple Victim Child MolestationProbation with short county jail sentence
Assault with a Deadly WeaponCase reduced to misdemeanor with probation.
Indecent ExposureNo registration and probation.
See all legal cases 
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Golden Gate University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
University of WashingtonN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1994
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
KRON4Upheld Adam Walsh Child Protection & Safety Act2010