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Richard Gale Weese

Richard Gale Weese

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Domestic Violence

Richard Weese

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.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1998

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



Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total

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    I endorse this Richard. He is a very well prepared and aggressive advocate.


    Allen Speare Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Richard. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Summit Defense Attorneys

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



Professional Misconduct

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.

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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