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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.

November 2015 Archives

Doing an SAAU interview and its part in a San Diego DUI case

One question I always get is "What is SAAU"?  SAAU is going to be a part of most DUI cases.  It usually comes when the case is resolved.  It is one of many "hoops" that usually come with a San Diego DUI.  Part of a good DUI representation is navigating people through the many hoops (that are usually time sensitive).  Our firm strives to get the best results and the smoothest rides through the hoops.  Here is some information on what SAAU is. Call our office at (858) 751-4384 for a free consultation and to be proactive.

What is an SR22 and how is it a part of a San Diego DUI?

If you would like a video explanation of an SR 22 you can click here.

What is an SR22?  It is part of a San Diego DUI case.  It is needed in most situations.  You can stop googling and call our office to get a consultation on your case.  The key is to be proactive.  Call (858) 751-4384.

Six Arrests Made From San Diego East Village DUI Checkpoint

We are all in the thick of the holiday season. There will be more San Diego DUI checkpoints around several locations in the county.  The San Diego police are very active in the area for DUI and will conduct DUI checkpoints or San Diego saturation patrols often. Be safe and remember to know your rights before heading in.

Military Diversion for San Diego DUIs for those who have PTSD 1001.80 Senate Bill 1227

A new law has allowed those with certified PTSD through military service and are facing San Diego DUI charges to apply for diversion.  This new law is vital for seeking to treat our veterans instead of punish them for a byproduct of their service.

Can a person under 21 years old get a restricted license with a San Diego DUI?

We are going to get into the "critical need" license, which is crucial for those people under 21 who are arrested for a San Diego DUI This process is the key (and short of a DMV hearing victory) and the only way for a person under 21 to drive within a year of a suspension as a result of a San Diego DUI arrest.

101 on San Diego Handicap Placard Violations VC 4461(a)

Many people who are cited for this charge find themselves heading court for the first time.  It is a misdemeanor.  Most people say, "is it really a misdemeanor"?  The answer is yes, the prosecution takes these cases seriously.  However, if you are proactive you give yourself the best chance to effectively deal with it.

Some Common San Diego DUI Questions

When someone is arrested for the first time they usually have a ton of questions.  They can google for hours and get some sense of what may happen but it usually leads to more questions.  It usually just makes someone scared.  I tried to answer some common questions to help someone give a little guidance when arrested for a DUI.  The best thing to do after reviewing is contacting local attorneys who offer free consultations.  Obtaining a knowledgeable and proven advocate. Call our office now a free consultation at (858) 751-4384.

San Marcos Sheriff Arrests 2 on DUI charges at San Marcos DUI Checkpoint

I am writing this morning as I have mixed feelings.  The Chargers lost again (to the Ravens) but my fantasy football team is doing well.  I am interested to see what looks like a lost season will do for DUI charges.  There is always an ebb and flow depending on what is happening.

Tidbits on the Chula Vista San Ysidro DUI Checkpoint

San Ysidiro/Chula Vista checkpoint is almost a location where law enforcement arrests people for DUI.  The checkpoint is near the parking areas for people crossing the border.  This along with IB (Imperial Beach) and point of entry are the three main DUI checkpoint areas.  With San Ysidro DUI Checkpoint, a lot of these people who are arrested are not from Chula Vista or San Diego county. This checkpoint presents a few issues for law enforcement.  One of the issues is that this is conducted usually by the San Diego Police.  San Diego police has a slice of jurisdiction.  However, the paperwork gets lost in the shuffle because sometimes the officers forward the case downtown when the case should be forwarded to the South Bay District Attorneys office.  This is just one of the many issues that need to be examained if you or a loved one is arrested at a Chula Vista DUI checkpoint.  Call our office for a free consultation at (858) 751-4384.

Latest, Proven Results

Outcome of Case: Wet Reckless

DUI .13% BAC, with a collision  
October 2017

Outcome of Case: felony Vandalism

Infraction-disturbing the peace
October 2017

Outcome of Case: Case Dismissed

DUI with BAC of .21%
October 2017

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