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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.

February 2016 Archives

What happens at court for the first hearing for a San Diego DUI charge. Arraignment

In most DUI cases someone gets arrested and gets a date to appear in court when they bail out. The date is usually six weeks away. In some cases, a person was arrested and gets a notify letter telling them to attend court on a cerrtain day.

13 Arrested at Overnight DUI Checkpoint in Pacific Beach. What to do when arrested at a San Diego DUI checkpoint. Examining the facts by a San Diego DUI Lawyer Attorney

When you are a DUI Defense attorney you know there is already some basics with a San Diego Checkpoint.

How to get a provisional license when you are under 21 and were arrested for a San Diego DUI Restricted Critical Need

San Diego is home to several colleges.  It also is home to a large segment of military personnel who are under 21 years old.  All persons under 21 face a tougher road when arrested for a San Diego DUI.

How to handle a San Diego DUI when you live out the state

Many people arrested for DUIs do not live the state of California.  Good news...in most cases an experienced DUI attorney can assist you without you having to come back to San Diego.  If you have the paperwork in order an attorney from our firm can go to court on your behalf.  We also can communicate to each other even if there is a distance.  Call our office now for a free consultation at (858) 751-4384.

What to do when arrested for an Oceanside DUI. A little on Oceanside Checkpoints from an Oceanside DUI Defense Attorney Lawyer

Oceanside DUI cases have been increasing. I then ran across a recent article (below) about an Oceanside checkpoint. I thought it would be a good time to write about Oceanside DUIs and checkpoints. The city of Oceanside is one of the more interesting towns in San Diego to receive a DUI because the facts of each case may be totally different from the other.

What to do when arrested for an Escondido DUI. A little on Escondido Checkpoints from an Escondido DUI Defense Attorney Lawyer

I ran across a recent article (below) about an Escondido checkpoint.  I thought it would be a good time to write about Escondido DUIs and checkpoints.  The city of Escondido is one of the more interesting towns in San Diego to receive a DUI because the facts of each case may be totally different from the other.

Defending against a La Mesa DUI arrest. How to handle and defend against a La Mesa DUI

Getting arrested for a La Mesa DUI can be traumatic experience. The arrest. The 8-12 hours in jail. Your car may have been towed. Finally, the uncertainty of what to do now can be daunting. Your court date is two to six weeks away.

DNA swabs now are being used to obtain drug DUI conviction

A new way to arrest people for DUIs are coming.  San Diego Drug DUIs present many issues for the proseuction if examined properly.  There are cases where there is no issue the person may be on drugs.  But the actions of being nervous and outside your car at midnight with police officers with flashlights in their eyes is going to give someone the same fidgety, nervous, and unsteady movements as someone impaired.  If you are arrested for a drug DUI call our office for a free consultation at (858) 751-4384. 

DNA swab used to obtain drug DUI conviction

Many states are struggling with an increase in motorists under the influence of drugs. The great challenge facing law enforcement offers concerns their ability to detect the presence of drugs in a driver's system. There are many different substances that a motorist may take, and the level of impairment can be very hard to determine without extensive investigation.

What to do with a San Diego DUI when you live out of the state or area. Driving under the influence charge

Many of my clients do not live in San Diego.  Do not worry.  If you deal with a firm that is set up to help you the process can be worked out.  If you are an out of area driver who was arrested for DUI call our office at (858) 751-4384.

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