Jonah Chew has more than a decade of experience in the courtroom, earning him a... more
Jonah Chew has more than a decade of experience in the courtroom, earning him a reputation as one of San Franciscos most aggressive and effective criminal litigators. His work and expertise in a wide range of criminal cases has earned him media coverage in numerous Bay Area publications. After earning his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of San Francisco School of Law in 1998 an... view profile
Pezhman Pakneshan graduated with honors from UCLA and the University of Pennsylvania... more
Pezhman Pakneshan graduated with honors from UCLA and the University of Pennsylvania Law School. Mr. Pakneshan also received a Certificate of Study in Business and Public Policy from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is a member in good standing with the State Bar of California. Since receiving his law degree, Mr. Pakneshan has focused his practice on criminal and ... view profile
Sanaz Nikaein is the firm's managing principal. Her practice is focused on criminal... more
Sanaz Nikaein is the firm's managing principal. Her practice is focused on criminal defense and family law. Before founding Deeds Law Group, Sanaz was an assistant district attorney, where she spent almost eight years in the felony trial team prosecuting violent criminals. She was nicknamed the “DA of Death” due to her remarkable conviction rate at trial, even on some very challenging case... view profile
The most important aspect of being a lawyer to me is effective communication between... more
The most important aspect of being a lawyer to me is effective communication between myself and my clients. I believe it is my responsibility to ensure my clients understand their legal rights and responsibilities even if it may be something they do not want to hear. I think too many attorneys tell their clients what they want to hear. You should always be skeptical if your attorney tells yo... view profile
I am a criminal defense attorney with 30 years of practice. I also handle... more
I am a criminal defense attorney with 30 years of practice. I also handle administrative law , family law, bankruptcy, and licensing in matters. I represent clients in all types of criminal law cases from traffic tickets to life felonies. I practice in all of the courts, both Federal and State, in California and when called upon in out of state courts pro hac vice.
I am a former prosecutor with fourteen years of experience who will fight on your... more
I am a former prosecutor with fourteen years of experience who will fight on your behalf. As a former prosecutor in San Francisco, I have made charging decisions, negotiated cases and conducted jury trials. I am intimately familiar with how prosecutors charge misdemeanor, domestic violence, sexual assault, juvenile and homicide cases. I have also conducted 35 jury trials and my conviction ra... view profile
I have been lawyer in San Francisco and the Bay Area since 1988. I am a former... more
I have been lawyer in San Francisco and the Bay Area since 1988. I am a former Deputy District Attorney and have been practicing criminal law since 1990 and criminal defense since 1997. I also have experience working at Pillsbury, Madison & Sutro, the California Supreme Court, Wilson, Sonsini and other civil firms. I am a member of the California, New York and DC bars.
If you are suspected of a crime or charged with a violation of law, you may require the services of a criminal defense attorney to present your defense or negotiate a penalty. As different rules and procedures exist for different offenses, you should seek a criminal defense attorney who has worked on your particular type of case to provide you with the best defense. An experienced criminal defense attorney knows what information the government will need to prove your guilt. The defense attorney will also know what information you need to prove your innocence, including whether there are any legal rules justifying your actions.
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