I became an attorney because I believe passionately in the Constitution of this great country. If you are charged with a crime then you have rights. Period.
People died for those rights. I'm a Navy veteran myself, and I didn't spend all that time on an aircraft carrier in the Persian Gulf to live in a country where the DA just steamrolls all over American citizens.
Your rights mean nothing if you don't exercise them. I say stand on your rights.
It's never easy, but there's one thing I know for sure is that you gotta fight and fight hard. I know how to manage criminal cases. I know how to pick them apart way before we even get to court. And when we do go to trial there are few better than me.
I handle all criminal cases, including domestic violence, DUIs, drug cases, murder, robbery, you name it. I also handle domestic violence restraining orders, contempt of court proceedings, and so forth.
I hope you never have to call me, but if you do, I'll have your back all the way.
Languages spoken: Spanish, Russian
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I endorse John without reservation. 20 years of practicing law is what we refer to as very experienced. As a veteran of our country and a veteran of the public defenders office his contributions to our citizens are immense. Knowledge of criminal law and procedure is excellent as is evident from his pro bono contributions. Client reviews are stellar. READ THEM! Do yourself a favor if you are in or near Visalia and seek a consultation with him. KUDOS
Peter Marek Criminal defense Attorney
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top Lawyers||Three Best Rated||2016|
|Attorney at Law||Law Offices of John Patrick Ryan||2010 - Present|
|Deputy Public Defender||Tulare County Public Defender||2008 - 2010|
|Of Counsel||Magisters||2007 - 2008|
|General Counsel||Nestle Russia||2001 - 2005|
|Of Counsel||Russin & Vecchi||1996 - 2005|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Fresno County Bar Association||Member||2010 - Present|
|Tulare County Bar Association||Member||2010 - Present|
|California Public Defenders Association||Member||2008 - Present|
|State Bar of California||Member||1994 - Present|
|Possession of Meth||The judge granted the motion and dismissed the case. The DA then refiled, and I set for another preliminary hearing and motion to suppress. Again, the judge granted the motion and dismissed the case.|
|Not Guilty of DUI||Not guilty.|
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|Fresno Bee||Fresno County Supervisors Voice Concern Over Marijuana Ordinance||2014|
|420 Magazine||Judge Bars Tulare County From Pulling Pot||2014|
|St. Thomas University School of Law||US Tax||LL.M - Master of Laws||2004|
|Santa Clara University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1994|
|Middlebury College||Russian||MA - Masters||1987|
|University of Wisconsin||Russian||BS - Bachelor of Science||1983|
|Plekhanov Institute||American Legal System||2006|