Ms. Eisenstein has been a criminal defense attorney since joining the San Diego County Public Defender’s Office in 1993. In 2006, Ms. Eisenstein left public employment to start her own firm, focusing solely on criminal defense.
Ms. Eisenstein has 22 years of experience working with Judges, prosecutors, the probation department and other defense lawyers in the San Diego County Court system.
Ms. Eisenstein represents clients charged with offenses ranging from minor traffic infractions to serious felony charges. She has aggressively and effectively represented thousands of people charged with criminal offenses. She has been successful in convincing the District Attorney’s office to not file charges against her clients, getting cases dismissed, obtaining lesser charges and reduced time in prison and jail, winning jury trials, convincing Judges to dismiss cases due to violation of her client’s constitutional rights, keeping people out of jail when in violation of probation, and expunging criminal records.
Ms. Eisenstein is an excellent, well-liked, effective, aggressive criminal defense attorney who is not afraid to do all that is necessary to fight for her client’s rights and freedom.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|10 Year Service Award||County of San Diego||2003|
|Who's Who Among American Law Students||Who's Who Legal||1990|
|Owner||Law Office of Joni K. Eisenstein||2006 - Present|
|Deputy Public Defender||Office Of The Public Defender San Diego County||1993 - 2006|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Criminal Law Section North County Bar Association||Member||2016 - Present|
|North County Bar Association||Member||2015 - Present|
|California Public Defenders Association||Member||2012 - Present|
|State Bar of California||Member||1993 - Present|
|Facebook Law Office of Joni K. Eisenstein||Facebook blog||2016|
|The Osider Magazine||Oceanside's Finest: Joni Eisenstein, Public Service with a Smile.||2014|
|Washington and Lee University School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1992|
|Binghamton University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1989|
|High Tech High Debate Training||Cross Examination Skills||2016|
|Mock Trial||Trial Advocacy||2011|
|Mock Trial||Trial Advocacy||2009|
|People V. Brian Barron||Dismissed|
|People v. Mark McDougal||Suspension set aside|
|People v. Camilo Perez||Murder charge dismissed|
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Wed Feb 20 2019
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