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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.

    Avvo Top Contributor 2015 DUI

    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

    Avvo Rating 10.0 Superb Top Attorney DUI

    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. Avvo Top Contributor 2015 DUI

    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. Avvo Rating 10.0 Superb Top Attorney DUI

    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.

August 2014 Archives

San Diego Residents call for 'community policing' to fight racial bias with San Diego Police SDPD

There will always be tension between the police and its citizens. Some people who are investigated and accused handle it well while others are combative, defensive, etc. Police are there to ferret out crime. Like anyone else they get it wrong. The question is what clues are they picking when patrolling and ferreting out possible crime.

DUI Checkpoints Set Up Across San Diego County For Labor Day Weekend

Every person should know their rights regarding a DUI checkpoint. This weekend law enforcement will be out in full force looking for potential San Diego DUI drivers. If you drive after drinking any alcohol you will become a subject of a San Diego DUI investigation. These officers will error on the side of arresting. Be safe and enjoy the holiday.

Why Police Lie Under Oath

Funding is an issue in any organization and law enforcement is no different. A large part of obtaining these grants is to bring up your arrest numbers. Most "Vertical Prosecutor" positions (Vertical meaning a special prosecutor handles it from beginning to end) are funded by grants. This means that certain numbers must be met. If a case is close there is no doubt that the funding aspect is not a consideration.

San Diego teen discusses his experience with San Diego Police SDPD

There can hopefully be a silver lining in the tragedy of the Mike Brown shooting. I will tell you my biggest issue with the whole event right now if that weeks has past without even a police incident report. Are they crafting his report to the ever changing facts? I wonder if this is the departments policy, because most agencies require an incident report within days of the incident.

APS Hearings: You do not have to hire a Lawyer but you should. San Diego DUI

IF you are arrested for a San Diego DUI, the officer arresting you will usually take your license and give you a pink piece of paper that tells you to call the DMV within 10 days to set up your Administrative Per Se hearing (APS hearing). Read on…

Tis the Season for San Diego Handicap Placard Violations Tickets

I just reviewed the stats to determine my fantasy football team.  The weather is starting to change (ever so slightly).  Fall is creeping into the picture.  This means football season and another year of school kicks in.  This is in addition with the daily San Diego calendar which includes a myriad of events and downtown life.  A part of making these events easier is a handicap placard.  

Latest, Proven Results

Area of Practice: DUI Defendant charged with a DUI with a prior blood alcohol level of .14%.
January 2015
Outcome of Case:
No jail time or picking up trash.

Area of Practice: Minor in Possession of Alcohol with one year mandatory license suspension.
January 2015
Outcome of Case:
An infraction (ticket) with no drivers license issues.

Area of Practice: DUI Defense- 1st time DUI
January 2015
Outcome of Case:
"Wet Reckless" with no trash pickup or jail time.

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