Criminal Defense and Personal Injury Trial Attorney -Trial attorney with multiple defense verdicts for Murder and other major criminal charges.Experienced DUI Trial attorney with more than 2000 DUI cases and over 50 DUI trialsExperienced and aggressive representation, ensuring our clients receive the best outcome
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||National Trial Lawyers Association||2015|
|Top 100 Lawyers||National Advocacy for DUI Defense||2014|
|Clients choice award||Avvo||2014|
|Top 100 Criminal Trial Lawyers||National Trial Lawyers||2014|
|Principal||Somera Law Group, APLC||2013 - Present|
|Law Professor||Humphreys School of Law||2006 - Present|
|Partner||Pacheco and Somera||2004 - 2013|
|Law Firm Rep||Thomson West / Westlaw||1996 - 2005|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|National Association of Distinguished Counsel||Top One Percent||2015 - Present|
|California Public Defenders Association||Attorney Member||N/A|
|California DUI Lawyers Association||Attorney Member||N/A|
|United States District Court for the Eastern District of California||Attorney Member||N/A|
|United States District Court for the Northern District of California||Attorney Member||N/A|
|Allgoewer vs. City Of Tracy (207 Cal.App.4th 755)||Reversed: Case of first impression|
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|Court of Appeals||Allgoewer vs. City Of Tracy (207 Cal.App.4th 755)||2012|
|University of California - Davis||Sociology||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1994|
|Humphreys College of Law at Stockton||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||N/A|
|Strengthening the bond||Empowering Young Men||2012|
|Every 15 minutes||Underage Drinking and Driving||2012|
|CA Court Choices and Consequences||DUI Consequences||2010|
Posted by Tina
Mr. Somera the best Criminal defense attorney in the San Joaquin County. He is very passionate about his job,dedicated and hard working. I highly recommend him!
Mr. Somera and his staff are very responsive and kept me well informed though the process, I never felt alone and his human side is what makes him the best!
Posted by Florinda
I am so glad I choose Mr. Somera to handle our criminal case. He is the most dedicated individual I have ever met. He is so passionate about his job and he always goes the extra mile to help his clients. Not only is he knowledgeable when it comes to the law, but as a person he has a great heart. I highly recommend him.
Posted by B. Lewis
Great attorney!! He proved to be very knowledgeable and professional. I would without a doubt recommend him to anyone. He went above and beyond my expectations, and am grateful he was so dedicated to the very end.