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I am a San Diego native who has lived here my entire life and am familiar with much of what America's Finest City has to offer.  I have numerous professional connections within the legal community and beyond.  Please allow me to be of service.


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Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 100%



Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Michael Wayne Donaldson

    Mr. Adriance is an outstanding attorney. He possesses the perfect combination of experience, knowledge and passion that any extraordinary criminal defense attorney must have. I highly recommend him.


    Michael Donaldson Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Daniel John Klett

    Jess is an incredibly hard worker and devoted to getting the best results for his clients. I have known Jess for years and I endorse this lawyer.


    Daniel Klett Family Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Adriance Law Firm

121 Broadway
Suite 550
San Diego, CA, 92101


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top Attorney FinalistSan Diego Daily Transcript2015
Top Attorney Semi-FinalistSan Diego Daily Transcript2015
Top AttorneySan Diego Daily Transcript2015
Top Attorney Semi-FinalistSan Diego Daily Transcript2014
Top Attorney NominationSan Diego Daily Transcript2014
Top Attorney NominationSan Diego Daily Transcript2013
Top LawyersSan Diego Daily Transcript2013
Top Attorney Semi-FinalistSan Diego Daily Transcipt2013
LSAT Full Tuition ScholarshipThomas Jefferson School of Law2003
Trustee Academic SholarshipUniversity of San Diego1998
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerAdriance Law Firm2013 - Present
Associate AttorneyLaw Offices Of G. Cole Casey, A.P.L.C.2012 - 2013
Insurance ProducerAflac2011 - 2012
Property ManagerParnell Living Trust2007 - 2011
Law ClerkKoeller Nebeker Carlson & Haluck, LLP2005 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
San Diego County Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
United States District Court for the Southern District of CaliforniaAttorney Member2013 - Present
United States District Court for the Southern District of CaliforniaOfficer2013 - Present
American Bar Association, Litigation SectionAttorney Member2013 - Present
American Bar AssociationAttorney Member2013 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
San Diego Criminal Defense Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
National College of DUI DefenseGeneral Member2013 - Present
California DUI Lawyers AssociationMember2013 - Present
United States District Court for the Southern District of CaliforniaAdmitted2013 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaOfficer2012 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaAttorney Member2012 - Present
California Department of InsuranceProducer2011 - Present
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaTreasurer2005 - 2006
Alternative Dispute Resolution CommitteePast Treasurer2005 - 2006
National Native American Law Students AssociationFounding Member2004 - 2006
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
RED LIGHT TICKET to NO CHARGESNo charges filed; no fines
.28 BAC DUI to WET RECKLESS NO FINEWet Reckless no fine
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Publication nameTitleDate
New York Law JournalLaw School vs The Legal Market In California2013
America's Finest DUIDowntown Checkpoint Nets 16 Arrests2013
America's Finest DUIDid the City Attorney Save the Breath Test?2013
The AdvisorNew Graduates at TJSL2012
The Daily TranscriptSan Diego's Top Attorneys2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
San Diego Superior CourtN/ACPAC Probation Work Furlough2014
California DUI Lawyers AssociationN/ACDLA LAX Seminar2013
National College of DUI DefenseN/AWinter Session2013
ITESO, Universidad Jesuita de GuadalajaraInternational BusinessInternational Business2001
Thomas Jefferson School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
University of San DiegoBusiness AdministrationBBA - Bachelor of Business AdministrationN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
San Diego CourthouseDUI Defense2014
Mayor's balcony marriageWedding Ceremony2011
Graduation Award ReceptionGratitude for Contribution2006