Oakland criminal attorney Dionne E. Choyce has acquired a great reputation for being a passionate and hardworking trial attorney. His courtroom development began at the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, where he helped lead the McGeorge trial competition team to a Regional Championship in the American Trial Lawyers Association Competition (ATLA).
After graduating from law school, Mr. Choyce went to work for the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office (Oakland, CA), where he gained extensive courtroom experience prosecuting all phases of criminal cases, including jury trials, felony preliminary hearings, juvenile felony trials, as well as misdemeanor and felony law and motion hearings.
Oakland criminal attorney Mr. Choyce has handled hundreds of traffic and DUI cases, and has mastered the art of skillful negotiation and plea-bargaining in this area, which allow his clients to receive the best possible outcome. As a former prosecutor in one of California’s toughest jurisdictions, Mr. Choyce understands how to evaluate a criminal trial case, and will vigorously represent his clients to possibly get criminal charges reduced or dismissed. With respect to personal injury clients, because Mr. Choyce has tried dozens of trials before judges and juries, he will not hesitate to seek justice by way of a jury trial when insurance companies fail to adequately compensate those injured in serious accidents.
Oakland criminal attorney Mr. Choyce received his undergraduate degree in English (with honors) from Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia. He then went on to receive his graduate degree from Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He earned his law degree from the University of Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento, California. Mr. Choyce is a member of the Charles Houston Bar Association, the Wiley E. Manuel Bar Association, the Sacramento Consumer Attorneys, and the Sacramento County Bar Association.
In his free time, Oakland criminal attorney Mr.Choyce enjoys reading, going to church, and spending quality time with his family.
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||National Trial Lawyers||2014|
|President||Choyce Law Firm||2005 - Present|
|Attorney||Alameda County District Attorneys Office||2001 - 2003|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Wiley E. Manuel Bar Association||Member||2002 - Present|
|Sacramento Consumer Attorneys||Member||2002 - Present|
|Sacramento County Bar Association||Member||2002 - Present|
|Charles Houston Bar Association||Director||2001 - Present|
|Capital City Lawyers Asscociation||Member||N/A|
|Solono County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|DUI Lawyer in Sacramento||Charges reduced to violation of Vehicle Code Section 23103.5 - Wet and Reckless|
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|McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2001|
|Morehouse College||English||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1998|
|Harvard University||N/A||MA - Masters||1996|