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Manny Daskal

Practice areas:

DUI & DWI, Criminal Defense

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1988

  1. DUI & DWI: 70%
    27 years, 3 thousand cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 30%
    27 years, 2.25 thousand cases



Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

35 total 

  • Theodore Wayne Vosk

    Manny is an outstanding lawyer who will fight for you tenaciously in the courtroom. In addition to having superior trial skills and knowledge of the law, Manny regularly attends conferences on the science of DUI and has developed an expertise that few can equal. If you need a criminal defense attorney, I recommend Manny without hesitation.


    Theodore Vosk DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • William Alton Young Jr.

    Manny is a fellow member of the National College of DUI Defense and a nationally known advocate for his clients. His success in defending the citizen accused is well known to members of the DUI defense community across the country. I recommend him without reservation.


    William Young Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

P O Box 593
Eureka, CA, 95502-0593




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Mastering Scientific EvidenceTCDLA2013
Mastering Scientific EvidenceTCDLA2012
Mastering Scientific EvidenceTCDLA2011
Mastering Scientific EvidenceTCDLA2010
Forensic Blood and Urine SeminarHeadlines Marketing2009
mastering scientific evidencetcdla2009
SFST InstructorLaPier/IACOP2005
SFST QualifiedLaPier2002
SpecialistCalifornia DUI Lawyers Association2001

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Solo PractitionerLaw Offices of Manny Daskal1988 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
California DUI Lawyers AssociationVice President & Chairman of the Legislative Committee2013 - Present
National College of DUI DefenseN/A1998 - Present
CACJN/A1997 - Present
California Public Defenders AssociationN/A1997 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A1994 - Present
NORMLN/A1989 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
P. v. Michael T.Not guilty
P.v. Dan Bnot guilty
P. v. C. Bdismissed

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Publication NameTitleDate
NCDD JournalMarijuana in DUI/DWI Cases-A difficult Burden of Proof2011


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Northeastern Univ SOLN/AlawN/A
Wayne State UnivN/AundergraduateN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Practical Legal SkillsHandling a DUI2009
Humboldt County LawyersHow to Defend a DUI2008
Intoxilyzer 5000Use and Maintenance of this machine2002
FREEDOM UNDER FIRE-CIVIL LIBERTIESPolice Traffic Stops and the 4th Amendment2000