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



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Attorney endorsements

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  • 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 Criminal Defense 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


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 University School of LawN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Wayne State UniversityN/AOther - BachelorsN/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