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  1. Mark Deniz has been a member of the California State bar for over 11 years.

    Mark is involved with the San Diego Bar Association serving on its legal panel.

    Due to his legal experience Mark Deniz has the privilege of serving on several attorney panels.

    Mark Deniz is a top contributor on Avvo providing outstanding legal advice. Mark Deniz also serves on the Avvo Legal Panel. The only San Diego Criminal Defense attorney who is on the panel.

  2. Mark Deniz is a member of California DUI Lawyers Association.

    Nation's Premier | NACDA | Top Ten Ranking 2014

    Mark Deniz has been named one of The National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys “Top 10” Attorneys.

    Mark Deniz has been deemed by The Lead Counsel Rating for providing exceptional legal representation to individuals and businesses.

    The firm is a member of the better business bureau who ensures quality service for its clients.

  3. The National Trial Lawyers - Top 100 Trial Lawyers

    Mark Deniz has consistently been named one of the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers.

    Mark Deniz is a member of the prestigious National College for DUI defense and has completed its intensive summer session curriculum conducted at Harvard Law School.

    Mark Deniz has received AVVO’s prestigious Clients’ Choice award

    The prestigious legal rating service AVVO has consistently given Law Offices of Mark Deniz a "Superb" rating.

  4. Proudly Serving the Community Service 2003

    Mark Deniz has proudly served as a member of the California state bar since 2003.

    Mark Deniz has consistently been named one of the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers.

  1. Mark Deniz has been a member of the California State bar for over 11 years.

  2. Mark is involved with the San Diego Bar Association serving on its legal panel.

  3. Due to his legal experience Mark Deniz has the privilege of serving on several attorney panels.

  4. Mark Deniz is a top contributor on Avvo providing outstanding legal advice. Mark Deniz also serves on the Avvo Legal Panel. The only San Diego Criminal Defense attorney who is on the panel.

  5. Mark Deniz is a member of California DUI Lawyers Association.

  6. Nation's Premier | NACDA | Top Ten Ranking 2014

    Mark Deniz has been named one of The National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys “Top 10” Attorneys.

  7. Mark Deniz has been deemed by The Lead Counsel Rating for providing exceptional legal representation to individuals and businesses.

  8. The firm is a member of the better business bureau who ensures quality service for its clients.

  9. The National Trial Lawyers - Top 100 Trial Lawyers

    Mark Deniz has consistently been named one of the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers.

  10. Mark Deniz is a member of the prestigious National College for DUI defense and has completed its intensive summer session curriculum conducted at Harvard Law School.

  11. Mark Deniz has received AVVO’s prestigious Clients’ Choice award

  12. The prestigious legal rating service AVVO has consistently given Law Offices of Mark Deniz a "Superb" rating.

  13. Proudly Serving the Community Service 2003

    Mark Deniz has proudly served as a member of the California state bar since 2003.

  14. Mark Deniz has consistently been named one of the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers.

San Diego Legal Issues Blog

San Diego DUIs and Gun rights. What can someone expect with a DUI conviction. San Diego DUI Lawyer Attorney explains how rights can be affected.

Trying to move out of the San Diego area after a DUI arrest. What to do and how to handle a San Diego DUI from afar. San Diego DUI defense lawyer attorney explains

Are you a resident of San Diego area, who has plans to move out of state for school, a job opportunity, or to be closer to friends or family? Are you getting out of the military?  But, what if you were recently arrested for driving under the influence, how would the San Diego DUI arrest affect your moving plans?

Marijuana Pot DUI Driving under the influence charge. San Diego DUI Lawyer Attorney explains how to handle and beat the case.

Police have a moment of "what to do" when they are about to arrest someone for a San Diego DUI and that person blows into the device, and it comes up 0.0s.

A DUI arrest and how it can affect a teacher. Credentials, Licensing, Union, Tenure, are all issues. San Diego Defense Lawyer DUI explains how a driving under the influence charge can impact.

One of the first questions I ask when speaking to a client is:

Getting a DUI while crossing the US Mexico border. Point of Entry driving under the influence cases examined. San Diego DUI Lawyer attorney explains how to handle the case.

There is familiar scenario is point of entry DUIs.  Someone heads into the point of entry, US/Mexico border.  They are contacted by a border patrol officer.  After a brief discussion, the person is sent to secondary screening.  The person comes into contact with another border patrol officer.  After a brief discussion, the border patrol officer detains the person.  The person now has to wait around for what feels like forever until they are contacted by a CHP officer.  This officer interviews the person and usually arrests them for DUI.  The person is then transported 45 minutes or so to jail, where they do a chemical test.  If you have been in a situation that is familiar to these facts call our office now for a consultation at (858) 751-4384.

Nurse with a San Diego DUI. RN What to do when you have a driving under the influence charge. DUI Defense Lawyer Attorney explains how to handle your case. Nursing license

When someone is arrested for a San Diego DUI, they quickly turn to how much an impending DUI charge is going to impact their lives.  For nurses, this can mean putting their jobs in jeopardy.  Many of my clients are professionals.  Of all the professions, nursing ranks as one that a San Diego DUI impacts.  Any attorney who deals with these cases will tell you the best thing to do is get the best resolution possible.  Call our office for a free consultation at (858) 751-4384.  

DUI with an accident is considered an "Aggravated DUI". Collision can add punishment to a DUI. Former Senior Prosecutor now San Diego DUI Defense Lawyer explains.

I field calls from people who were arrested on a San Diego DUI charge.  In their set of facts is an accident/collision.  If a collision is part of the fact pattern, the prosecution and judge will believe more punishments are required.  These are the cases that a lawyer should be retained on.  Call our office for a free consultation at (858) 751-4384.

VC 20002 (b) What to do when charged with a Hit and Run charge in San Diego. How to handle and get these charges dismissed.

Hit and Run cases are usually about hearing both sides of the story.  Someone may hit another vehicle and be looking for a place to park.  That is when someone looks through the window and assumes the person is trying to flee the scene.

How to handle and beat a PC 148 charge. What to do when Charged With Resisting Arrest? PC 148(a)(1) delaying obstructing police officer. San Diego Former Prosecutor Attorney Lawyer

I was a former senior prosecutor.  During my tenure on the prosecution side I was assigned to the "red arrow" unit, which deals with high profile cases.  This included occupy wall street resisting arrest and obstruction prosecution.  There is a lot of information behind the scenes that needs examination when breaking down a resisting arrest case.  

Drug and Prescription Medicine DUI Arrest. Driving Under the Influence San Diego Lawyer Attorney explains how to beat these cases

The rise in prescription drug DUI cases is growing.  There is a prosecutor dedicated to aggressively convict people who were arrested not on alcohol, but drugs and more commonly prescription medicine. 

Latest, Proven Results

Outcome: Case Dismissed

Felony Domestic Vioence   
May 2017

Outcome: Wet Reckless

Hit and Run, with a DUI with a jhigh BAC    
May 2017

Outcome: Case Dismissed

DUI with a checmical test refusal  
May 2017

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