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Attorney Pamintuan graduated Cum Laude from Thomas Jefferson School of Law where he studied on scholarship and was honored with a Thomas Jefferson School of Law Fellowship. He is a member of the California Bar, Florida Bar and Washington D.C. Bar.  He is admitted to practice in front of the United States District Court for the Southern District of California and the Central District of California. He is a member of American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and Consumer Attorneys of San Diego (CASD) and serves as Legal Advisor to the St. Luke’s Nursing Alumni Foundation.

Early in his career, he practiced criminal defense at the Public Defender’s office where he earned a reputation as an excellent trial attorney and motion practitioner.  Before becoming a Public Defender he worked as an Of Counsel attorney in San Diego handling specific matters in the fields of Bankruptcy Law, Immigration Law, and Family Law for local attorneys.  In Law School he interned for the prestigious Law Office of Ellis Rubin and Robert I. Barrar, the San Diego Public Defender’s Office, The American Legal Center, and Casa Cornelia Law Center.  

He is a San Diego native and attended the University of California, Irvine where he graduated With Honors earning a degree in International Studies.  Attorney Pamintuan enjoys community service and is a member of Paradise Valley Rotary Club and is a Master Mason of Southwest Masonic Lodge #283.


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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 45%
    8 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Personal Injury: 45%
  3. Bankruptcy: 10%



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  • Michael F Ryan Jr.

    I worked with Mr. Pamintuan as a trial partner in a felony trial unit/ I was able to watch my trial partner pull many "rabbits out of the hat". with incredible trial skills and outstanding work ethic, I highly endorse this lawyer. If I ever have a client who needs help in California, he's my first call.


    Michael Ryan Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

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    Aryan Aliakbarzadeh Personal injury Attorney
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Contact info

The Law Office of Edward Pamintuan

1901 1st Ave.
Suite 417
San Diego, CA, 92101


DCInactive 200807/05/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Clients' ChoiceAvvo2015
Excellent RatingAvvo2015
Clients' ChoiceAvvo2014
Excellent RatingAvvo2014
Excellent RatingAvvo2013
Clients' ChoiceAvvo2013
Cum LaudeThomas Jefferson School of Law Student Bar Association2006
Fellowship with the Center of Law and TechnologyThomas Jefferson School of Law Student Bar Association2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerThe Law Office of Edward Pamintuan2013 - Present
Assistant Public DefenderBroward County Public Defender's Office2008 - Present
Of CounselThe American Legal Center2006 - 2006
Law ClerkThe Law Office Ellis Rubin and Robert Barrar2006 - 2006
Legal InternCasa Cornelia Law Center2006 - 2006
Legal InternSan Diego County Office Of The Public Defender2005 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
Cavite Association of Southern CaliforniaPresident2014 - Present
Mater Dei Catholic ChurchParishoner2014 - Present
United States District Court for the Southern District of CaliforniaAttorney Member2013 - Present
Consumer Attorneys of San DiegoAttorney Member2013 - Present
United States District Court for the Central District of CaliforniaAttorney Member2013 - Present
Freemasonry - Southwest Lodge 283Master Mason2007 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State of Florida v. E.B. (Adult Felony)Charge Dismissed after Stand Your Ground Hearing
State of Florida v. J.T. (Adult Felony)Not Guilty after Jury Trial
State of Florida v. I.A. (Adult Felony)Not Guilty (Felony Aggravated Assault with Deadly Weapon), Guilty (Misdemeanor Battery, Time Served)
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Publication nameTitleDate
The Law Office of Edward Pamintuan WebsiteThe Law Office of Edward Pamintuan Website2013
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas Jefferson School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
University of California - IrvineInternational StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts2003
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Showbiz WatcherCriminal Defense and Personal Injury2015
National Criminal Procedure TournamentMoot Court Judge2013
DZXL Radyo Mo Nationwide 558Special Guest - U.S. Perspective on Philippine Legal Issues2013