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Pezhman Pakneshan

Pezhman Pakneshan

The Pakneshan Firm
  • DUI & DWI, Domestic Violence, Criminal Law ...
  • California
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The Pakneshan Firm is dedicated to representing clients accused, investigated or charged in state and federal criminal and administrative matters. The Pakneshan Firm is a Bay Area criminal, DUI and Civil Rights law firm which has the experience, expertise and resources to handle all phases of your case. Our firm represents clients in Alameda, Contra Costa, San Francisco, Marin, Napa, Sonoma, Solano, Santa Clara, and San Mateo counties. The Pakneshan Firm has established itself as one of the Bay Area’s premier criminal defense firms. We have a proven track record for getting the best possible results for our clients.

As a former Deputy District Attorney, Pezhman Pakneshan has prosecuted thousands of cases ranging from misdemeanors to serious felonies. Now, Mr. Pakneshan specializes in virtually every area of criminal law.

Mr. Pakneshan’s experience as a former prosecutor makes him uniquely qualified to handle all types of criminal and DUI matters. Knowing how the prosecutor thinks gives him the opportunity to develop an effective defense designed to counter the government’s strategy. Judges and prosecutors respect him because he knows exactly how the system works and he never allows them to take advantage of his clients.

Time and again, Mr. Pakneshan has gained dismissals, acquittals and reductions for his clients. He always strives to keep his clients’ criminal records clear. Mr. Pakneshan is one of California’s foremost authorities on how to clear (expunge) criminal convictions. He is committed to helping people who have been unfairly saddled with a criminal record to petition for expungement or to seal their record.

As an experienced criminal attorney, Mr. Pakneshan is committed to providing each client with the best possible legal representation. When you contact The Pakneshan Firm, your case won’t be passed off to a paralegal—rest assured that an experienced attorney will handle your case personally.

Practice Areas
    DUI & DWI
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    Civil Rights
    Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Discrimination, Employment, Fair Housing, Police Misconduct, Privacy Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Record Sealing
  • Suspended Licenses
  • Expungements
  • Early Termination of Probation
  • Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Matters
  • Fish & Game Code Violations
  • Theft Crimes
  • Violation of Probation
  • Weapons Charges
  • Free Consultation
    Affordable Flat Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • English
Professional Experience
The Pakneshan Firm
- Current
Deputy District Attorney
Sonoma County District Attorney's Office
Univ of California at Los Angeles
Undergraduate Degree
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Univ of Pennsylvania LS
Law Degree
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Top 100 Trial Lawyers
The National Trial Lawyers
The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 is an invitation-only organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from each state or region who meet stringent qualifications as civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense trial lawyers. Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase objective and uniformly applied process which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research. Membership is extended only to the select few of the most qualified attorneys from each state or region who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature and public profile measured by objective and uniformly applied standards in compliance with the state bar.
Professional Associations
California State Bar  # 233175
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American Bar Association
- Current
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Articles & Publications
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Speaking Engagements
Managerial Decision Making Presentation
Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
Business and Public Policy
Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
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Contact & Map
The Pakneshan Firm
One Market Street
Spear Tower, Suite 3600
San Francisco, CA 94105
Telephone: (415) 293-8454
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1255 Treat Boulevard, Suite 300
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
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1300 Clay Street, Suite 600
Oakland, CA 94612
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2033 Gateway Pl
San Jose, CA 95110
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1652 W Texas St
Fairfield, CA 94533
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952 School St
Napa, CA 94559
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4040 Civic Center Dr
San Rafael 94903
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1748 Tuolumne St
Vallejo, CA 94589
Toll-Free: (415) 293-8454