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Jeffrey A Tenenbaum

also known as Tenenbaum Law Firm

About me

Jeffrey A. Tenenbaum was raised in the city of Merced.  His family has practiced law in Merced County for nearly 40 years.  Throughout Mr. Tenenbaum's higher education, his focus of study was criminal law and oral advocacy.  In 2001, he moved back to the city of Merced and established a private practice, specializing in the areas of Criminal Law, Juvenile Law, and Dependency Law (Child Protective Services).  He has handled thousands of cases and has tried many of the most serious criminal cases in Merced County at jury trial.  He is member of various professional organizations and remains on the cutting edge of legal issues by attending state and national seminars each year.  He is married, has four children, and resides in the city of Merced.


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Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 75%
    15 years
  2. DUI & DWI: 25%
    15 years



Retainer (always)

Payment types:

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Attorney endorsements

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  • Eric Anthony Dumars

    Jeffrey Tenenbaum is careful, prepared, hardworking, and a results oriented professional. He fights hard. He obtains excellent outcomes for clients in difficult situations. I endorse this lawyer.


    Eric Dumars Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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    I endorse this lawyer. I worked together with Mr. Tenebaum in a trial and he did an excellent job representing his clients.


    Christopher Lampe Business Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Tenenbaum Law Firm

800 W 20th St
Merced, CA, 95340


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
N/ATenenbaum Law Firm2001 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A
California DUI Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
California Attorneys for Criminal JusticeMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
People vs. Jesus GonzalesNot Guilty (all 12 counts)
People vs. Raymond ThompsonNot Guilty (all 7 counts)
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Publication nameTitleDate
Merced Sun StarDefense Says New Year's Killing a Year Ago Was an Accident2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of San Francisco School of LawN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
University of California - Los AngelesN/AOther - BachelorsN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Merced County Defense AttorneysSex Crimes at Jury Trials2009