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Michael Lawrence Elder

Criminal defense Attorney at Clovis, CA

5.0   1 review
  • Licensed for 18 years
    State CA
    Acquired 2005
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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Location

Michael Lawrence Elder PC
By Appointment only
2491 Alluvial ave Suite 20
Clovis, CA, 93611

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Posted by anonymous | May 19, 2020
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| Hired Attorney
Great Lawyer!
He did everything he said he’d do. Very professional and a very good lawyer. He does what’s best for you unlike some attorneys. Definitely recommend him.

Cost

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  • Free Consultation 60 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 8.5 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Criminal Defense Attorney
  • Law Offices of Michael L Elder, PC
  • 2016 - Present
  • Criminal Defense Attorney
  • Purvis and Elder
  • 2012 - 2016
  • Deputy District Attorney
  • Fresno County District Attorneys' Office
  • 2004 - 2011
  • Government Liaison
  • Pacific Bell
  • 1978 - 2003
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Education

  • San Joaquin COL
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2005
  • University of San Francisco
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1984

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Nom Yee Xiong v. Pao Xiong
  • Pao Xiong Guilty
  • Tommy Xiong v. Pao Xiong
  • Pao Xiong Guilty
  • People v. McGrue
  • Not Guilty All Counts
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Associations

  • California Attorneys for Criminal Justice
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2005 - Present
  • Fresno County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2005 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Best Oral Advocate
  • George A. Hopper Moot Court Competition
  • 2005

Attorney endorsements

Received (6)
Given (0)
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Criminal defense Attorney | May 20
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Opposed when he was a DA and worked together on a complicated white collar case. Knowledgeable and hard working"
White collar crime Attorney | May 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | May 19
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Michael is an excellent attorney that I have known in practice for many years. He is also very passionate and empathetic with his clients."
Criminal defense Attorney | Sep 02
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. I remember working with Mike on a big mortgage fraud case in Fresno. All of the top local lawyers represented someone in the case. When it came time to file motions to dismiss the charges it was Mike who took the lead. Every one of the attorneys just ended up using what Mike had written in arguing to get the case dismissed, which it was. That shows you what kind of lawyer Mike is and how much he is respected by the local defense bar."
Consumer protection Attorney | Sep 14
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Business Attorney | Feb 25
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
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Clovis Criminal defense Lawyer Michael Lawrence Elder
Michael Lawrence Elder
Criminal defense Attorney
Clovis, CA
Licensed for 18 years
Free Consultation