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Michael R. Juarez is licensed to practice law in all state courts within the State of California and before the United States District Court Southern District of California. He is a Senior Partner at the Law Office of Juarez and Schaeffer, and a member of the State Bar of California in good standing.


Michael attended the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Law and Society. While at UCSB, he laid the groundwork for one of the best Mock Trial Teams in the country as one of six founding members. He earned his Juris Doctor in San Diego at Thomas Jefferson School of Law, where he served as Vice President of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Team, a board member of the Criminal Law Society, and a member of the Maritime Law Society.


Since adolescence, Michael has desired to attain justice for his fellow man as an advocate of inalienable rights and a critic of injustice. To realize this goal he has gained extensive experience with the courts by personally representing multiple individuals in Criminal Court, Civil Court, and Family Court. He also acquired experience by working with, the Veteran’s Legal Assistance Clinic, the Restorative Justice Mediation Program, a Judicial Clerkship, and various private civil and criminal attorneys.





Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 70%
  2. Landlord & Tenant: 29%
  3. Maritime: 1%



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Contact info

Law Office of Michael R. Juarez

6136 Mission Gorge Rd. Ste. 204
San Diego, CA, 92120


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top Contributor 2013AVVO2013
Top Contributor 2012AVVO2012
Pro Bono HonorsThomas Jefferson School of Law2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyWinet, Patrick & Weaver2012 - 2012
Associate AttorneyPacello APLC2012 - 2012
File ClerkLaw Office of Rodney T. Herring2011 - 2012
Certified Law Student/ResearcherLaw Office of Judith A. Litzenberger2010 - 2010
Certified Law StudentVeterans Legal Assistance Clinic2010 - 2010
Mediator/Legal InternRestorative Justice Mediation Program2009 - 2009
Legal Assistant/Document DrafterEgenolf Associates, LLP2005 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
San Diego County Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Unlawful DetainerVictorious
DivorceMSA. No alimony.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas Jefferson School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2011
University of California - Santa BarbaraLaw and SocietyBA - Bachelor of Arts2005
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Knox Middle SchoolConflict Resolution2012