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Languages spoken: Tagalog

Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 40%
  2. Criminal Defense: 40%
  3. Administrative Law: 10%
  4. Appeals: 10%



Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

25 total 

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  • Gerald Joseph Schnaus

    I endorse this lawyer. Excellent record as a great defense attorney. Keeps his clients up to date and explains technical matters in a way clients can understand.


    Gerald Schnaus Tax Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Megan Elizabeth Scafiddi

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Dakanay always fully dedicates himself to his work so that his client can obtain the best possible resolution. Mr. Dakanay also keeps up to date on the newest information by attending workshops to help his clients.


    Megan Scafiddi Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Law Offices of Michael A. Scafiddi

432 N Arrowhead Ave
San Bernardino, CA, 92401


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Client's Choice AwardAvvo2015
NHTSA Standardized Field Sobreity Test PractitionerRobert La Pier & Associates2015
10 Best Attorneys for Client Satisfaction in CaliforniaAmerican Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys2015
The Mike Riddell Distinguished Alumni AwardSt. Thomas Aquinas High School2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateLaw Offices Of Michael A. Scafiddi, Inc.2011 - Present
Legal InternCozen O'connor2010 - 2011
Certified Legal InternSan Bernardino County District Attorney's Office2009 - 2009
Legal InternLaw Office of Miriam B. Riedmiller2008 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
West End San Bernardino County Bar AssociationMember2015 - Present
Riverside County Bar Association, Criminal Law SectionMember2015 - Present
US District Court - Central District of CaliforniaMember2015 - Present
US District Court - Southern DivisionMember2015 - Present
California DUI Lawyers AssociationMember2012 - Present
San Bernardino County Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
San Diego County Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
California Western School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2010
University of California - IrvineEconomics and Political ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2006
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
St. Thomas Aquinas High School 2014 GraduationCommencement Speaker2014
San Bernardino County Mock TrialAquinas High School Mock Trial Attorney-Coach2014
ADA Basics WorkshopLegal Overview of the American with Disabilities Act of 19902014