Weese is a trial and appellate criminal defense attorney. A former prosecutor,
Ms. Weese successfully defends clients in broad spectrum of cases, including assaults, sex crimes, DUIs, robberies, appeals, restraining orders, and expungements.
Weese is an experienced lawyer who has managed over 600 cases and won 90% of
2009, one of Ms. Weese’s appeals was published as case law. Ms. Weese
received certified training in 2005 from the California Highway Patrol in
“Driving Under the Influence,” “Standardized Field Sobriety Testing,” and
“Drugged Driving.” These courses comply with the National Highway Traffic
- California Appellate Program: Fifth Annual Capital Appellate Conference,
- Sixth District Appellate Program: Spring Appellate Seminar, 2009.
- California Public Defender
Association: First Annual Two-Day DUI Defense Practice Institute, 2009.
- California DUI Lawyers Association: “Fast Eddie”
Kuwatch All Day DUI Seminar, 2009.
- California DUI Lawyers Association: Partition Ratio—McNeal, 2009.
- Central California Appellate Program: Completion of
the Record on Appeal, 2009.
- First District Appellate Project: Reviewing the Record on
California District Attorneys Association (CDAA), “Advanced Gang Violence Prosecution,”
June 5-7, 2000.
- CDAA, “Trial
Advocacy Training,” December 13-16, 2004.
Office of the San Francisco District Attorney (OSFDA), “Opening and Closing Statements,”
February 1, 2005.
- OSFDA, “Evidence: In
Limine & Immunity,” February 3, 2005.
- OSFDA, “Expert
Witnesses,” February 8, 2005.
- OSFDA, “Miranda,”
February 9, 2005.
- OSFDA “Motions,”
February 10, 2005.
- OSFDA, “CLETS
Training,” March 2, 2005.
- OSDA, “Domestic
Violence Dynamics & Law,” April 8, 2005.
- CDAA, “Evidence
Seminar,” May 11-13, 2005.
- OSFDA, “People’s
Appeal,” May 20, 2005.
- OSFDA, “Hot Topics
in 4th Amendment Law,” June 3, 2005.
- OSFDA, “Motion
Training,” June 11, 2005.
- OSFDA, “Wheeler Gets Federalized,” July 15,
- CDAA, “DUI Regional
Training,” August 25, 2005
- OSFDA, “Opening
Statements,” October 1, 2005.
- OSFDA, “Jury
Selection,” October 15, 2005.
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Misdemeanor Criminal Conflicts Panel Appointment||Bar Association of San Francisco||2009|
|Appointment||Central California Appellate Program||2009|
|Misdemeanor Criminal Appeals Panel Appointment||Bar Association of San Francisco||2009|
|Appointment||Sixth District Appellate Program||2008|
|N/A||Law Offices of Marsanne Weese||2008 - Present|
|Assistant District Attorney||San Francisco District Attorney's Office||2004 - 2008|
|Assistant Investigator||San Francisco District Attorney's Office||1998 - 2004|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|California Public Defenders Association||Member||2009 - Present|
|National College of DUI Defense||Member||2009 - Present|
|The Lawyers' Club of San Francico||Secretary||2009 - Present|
|Bar Association of San Francisco||Member||2008 - Present|
|Queen's Bench Bar Association||Member||2008 - Present|
|San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association||Member||2008 - Present|
|State Bar of California||Member||2004 - Present|
|DMV v. G.H.||DMV Suspension Set Aside|
|People v. N.H.||DUI Expungement Granted|
|People v. M.I.||Vehicle Theft: Charges Dropped|
|See all legal cases|
|CA Court of Appeal Published Cases||In re H.C.||2009|
|California Highway Patrol Academy||DUI, FST, & DWI||Certificate of Completion||2005|
|University of San Francisco School of Law||N/A||JD - Juris Doctor||2003|
|University of California - Berkeley||Rhetoric and Peace/Conflict Studies (Double-Major)||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1998|
|San Francisco FOPP||The Political and Legal Ramifications of Prostitution||2008|