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Thomas M. Fleming

Thomas M. Fleming

DUI Attorney, Highest Rated, Taught at Law School, Free Consultation!
  • DUI & DWI, Criminal Law
  • California
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Attorney Thomas Fleming graduated from Yale Law School and UC Berkeley; taught as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Law School; taught criminal trial skills, in DUI and criminal cases, to future prosecutors and defense attorneys; and taught UC Berkeley undergraduate law classes about the U.S. Constitution, the courts and politics for over 20 years.

Thomas also served the community, in DUI and criminal cases, for over two decades as a Trial Attorney with the Public Defender. He successfully took many, many cases to jury trials, and developed a very special expertise in defending against DUI and criminal charges.

Thomas earned a reputation for consistently winning very excellent results for his clients in DUI and Criminal cases.

It is quite traumatic to face the serious consequences of a potential DUI or criminal conviction. Thomas' combination of (1) academic knowledge of the law, (2) his excellent record in defending against DUI and criminal charges, and (3) his background of spirituality, non-judgement, honesty and his sense of mercy and compassion -- all make an extremely persuasive and effective advocate.

He cannot take every case but invites you to contact him for a free consultation.

Practice Areas
    DUI & DWI
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Japanese: Spoken
Professional Experience
Owner, DUI/Criminal Defense Attorney
Law Offices of Thomas M. Fleming
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University of California - Berkeley
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Awarded UC Berkeley Chancellor's Public Scholar, has taught mulitiple law classes
Trial Attorney
Public Defender's Office
Associate Attorney
Pillsbury, Madison & Sutro Law Firm
Judicial Law Clerk to Supreme Court Justice
California Supreme Court
Yale Law School
J.D. (1988) | Law
Student Council; Street Law Instructor; Editor, Yale Law & Police Review
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University of California - Berkeley
A.B. (1985) | Sociology & Ethnic Studies
Honors: Highest Honors; Highest Honors for Thesis; Phi Beta Kappa
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10.0 Superb Rating
Best DUI Lawyers in Concord
Best DUI Lawyers in Vacaville
Elite Lawyer Award
Elite Lawyer
Client's Choice Award
2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019, 2020
Top Contributor
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers Association
Professional Associations
California Lawyers Association (CLA)
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Criminal Conflicts Panel of Contra Costa County
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Contra Costa County Bar Association
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National College of DUI Defense
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California DUI Lawyers' Association
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California State Bar  # 146148
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Public Defender's Association
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Articles & Publications
ES 144AC: Racism and U.S. Law Syllabus
University of California at Berkeley
Law and the Asian American Community Syllabus
Speaking Engagements
Commencement Speaker, University of California - Berkeley
Websites & Blogs
Legal Answers
11 Questions Answered
Q. Can I get a wet reckless charge instead of a dui charge?
A: Perhaps! It depends on many factors. Look at the yelp reviews of various attorneys, and see if s/he has clients that had similar cases with a .12 BAC reduced or dismissed. Many blessings to you!
Q. got a dui in September, plead not guilty on my arraignment hearing. I was 0.12 bac, complaint and first offense.
A: The good news is that you have a moderate alleged BAC. A criminal conviction, depending on whether it's a DUI conviction, or something lesser, can affect your employment, your driver's license status and many other things. Find the best attorney you can right now to help you and protect you! I wish you the very best with your situation!
Q. I'm afraid I will be charged with child endangerment and neglect
A: It is very possible that you will be charged, depending on all the circumstances (including any prior neglect allegations). You should contact a good attorney asap in your area to analyze this further, with all the specifics. I wish you the very best with this situation.
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Contact & Map
Law Offices of Thomas M. Fleming
1255 Treat Blvd Ste 300
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Telephone: (510) 502-0080
Fax: (510) 679-1373
Monday: 8 AM - 12 AM (Today)
Tuesday: 8 AM - 12 AM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 12 AM
Thursday: 8 AM - 12 AM
Friday: 8 AM - 12 AM
Saturday: 8 AM - 12 AM
Sunday: 8 AM - 12 AM