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    Having earned 1,500 contributor points this year, we are pleased to present you with the Top Contributor Award.

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    Congratulations Mark!
    Having earned 1,500 contributor points this year, we are pleased to present you with the Top Contributor Award.

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

    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.

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

    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.

  3. 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.

    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.

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

    Proudly Serving the Community Service 2003

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

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    Mark Deniz has achieved Premium status for Lawyer.com which reinforces his credibility and status to the legal community.

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    Mark Deniz won the Attorney Spotlight for January - San Diego Attorney Jornal

  5. Mark Deniz was recognized with the "Top Contributor" award by Avvo, which provides an open forum on which legal questions concerning DUI Defense and criminal law by qualified legal practitioners.

  1. AVVO Top Contributor

    Congratulations Mark!
    Having earned 1,500 contributor points this year, we are pleased to present you with the Top Contributor Award.

  2. reviews-avvo

    Congratulations Mark!
    Having earned 1,500 contributor points this year, we are pleased to present you with the Top Contributor Award.

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

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

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

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

  7. 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.

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

  9. 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.

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

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

  12. The National Trial Lawyers - Top 100 Trial Lawyers

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

  13. 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.

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

  15. 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.

  16. Proudly Serving the Community Service 2003

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

  17. Lawyer.com

    Mark Deniz has achieved Premium status for Lawyer.com which reinforces his credibility and status to the legal community.

  18. Mark Deniz was recognized with the "Top Contributor" award by Avvo, which provides an open forum on which legal questions concerning DUI Defense and criminal law by qualified legal practitioners.

  19. SAN DIEGO | Attorney | MArk L. Deniz,

    Mark Deniz won the Attorney Spotlight for January - San Diego Attorney Jornal

San Diego Legal Issues Blog

Hand held breath test is not a chemical test. intoxilyzer. breathalyzer. Do not let a field sobriety test gizmo substitute for a chemical test. A breakdown by a San Diego DUI Defense Attorney Lawyer. Fighting breath tests.

The preliminary alcohol screening device, also known as the PAS, is a handheld device used to detect alcohol in the blood in a San Diego DUI case. This is one of the standard field sobriety tests (FSTs) that are used when someone is detained due to suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI). Officers use this test, among others, to determine whether to arrest someone for driving under the influence. The PAS test is usually the final field sobriety test (roadside test) before the officer makes the decision whether or not to arrest.

Keep driving with a San Diego DUI. Driving Under the Influence there are ways you can still drive provisional restricted license. San Diego DUI Lawyer Attorney explains

When someone is arrested for a San Diego DUI driving under the influence, their mind races to the worst places.  Googling does not help, because there is a variety of mis-information and sales jargon saying different things.  The short answer is this: In most cases, you are able to keep driving even with a San Diego DUI driving under the influence case.  However, it is not automatic and there is many conditions that need to be met.  This is one issue, amongst many as to why you need to retain an proven attorney to help navigate your case.  Contact the Law Offices of Mark Deniz at (858) 751-4384.

Fighting a resisting arrest charge in San Diego. PC 148 PC 69 Former Prosecutor Explains how to examine and beat this charge Resisting delaying obstruct

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As a former prosecutor there is a quick analysis of San Diego Resisting Arrest charges. If the resisting, delaying, or obstructing is patently obvious then there is a need to mitigate the facts of the case.  However, if the facts make leave something to question then this means it needs to be handled aggressively.  Let the prosecution know the weaknesses in the case.  inform them 12 members of a jury would not likely convict. Be very aggressive and the prosecution will have to make hard decisions on what to do about the case.

Not all San DIego DUIs are equal. San Diego Driving Under the Influence Attorney Lawyer explains aggravating factors that can increase punishment on a first time DUI driving under the influence arrest.

Happy Mothers day.  I got up early and came across an article about a DUI that has aggrvating circumstances.  It was a good topic to discuss.

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