Former prosecutor with over 11 years experience successfully handling thousands of criminal cases.
Sommer Salam is a former criminal prosecutor who served as a District Attorney for over eight years before becoming a criminal defense attorney. As a result of her substantial time at the D.A.’s office, she handled virtually every type of criminal case, from filing and investigation stages, to negotiating plea bargains, to preliminary hearings, all the way through trial.
Sommer Salam’s level of experience handling this vast array of both felony and misdemeanor cases for so many years gives her a unique perspective on what the D.A. needs in order to successfully prosecute a case…and what it will take to weaken and eventually break the D.A.’s case.
In her final years at the District Attorney’s office, Sommer Salam specialized primarily in Domestic Violence cases at both the felony and misdemeanor levels, giving her a deep and specific understanding of cases involving Domestic Violence and how to beat them.
Sommer Salam is passionate about what she does. She cares immensely about each of her clients and will take the time to listen thoroughly to the facts of their cases and strategize with them in order to achieve the best result possible. She understands that a criminal case - at any level - can be devastating to a person's life and affect their job, their family and their overall well-being, so she puts her all into making sure they come out of their cases feeling extremely satisfied with the result. Sommer Salam takes winning very seriously, and has never lost a case at trial.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Merit Scholarship||Chapman University School of Law||2002|
|Graduate With Honors||UCLA||2002|
|Managing Partner||The Rodriguez Law Group||2016 - Present|
|Deputy District Attorney||Riverside County District Attorney's Office||2008 - 2016|
|Associate||Grobaty and Pitet, LLP||2006 - 2008|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|California Attorneys for Criminal Justice||Member||2017 - Present|
|Federal Bar Association||Member||2017 - Present|
|State Bar of California||Officer||2005 - Present|
|Chapman University School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2005|
|University of California - Los Angeles||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2002|
|People v. J.T.||Prevented from filing|
Posted by Mark
Thu Sep 07 2017
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Sat May 27 2017
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