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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.

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    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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    SAN DIEGO | Attorney | MArk L. Deniz,

    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

DUI Cases Archives

San Diego DUI Jury Trial Focus Presumption of Innocence

In the true world of justice, that thought process is wrong because it is premised on the notion that the defendant had a predisposition to commit the San Diego DUIs based upon his four prior convictions. It is kind of like, if there is smoke, than there must be fire. Sadly, cases like this present the greatest opportunity for injustice because of that predisposition. As you read this, do you find yourself also subconsciously having that predisposition? I know I have to fight myself from having those presumptions. This thought goes against the mindset that our framers intended. Read on.

A San Diego DUI no assumptions please

The device of justice should not have any “APS”. I mean there has to be proof beyond a reasonable doubt to convict someone of a San Diego DUI and are they trying to “speculate” and “assume”? Read on about no APS in a San Diego DUI case.

Restricted License after Conviction for California Vehicle Code 23152 following San Diego DUI arrest

The license suspension by the DMV (and the criminal courts) is one of the San Diego DUI consequences that concern most clients. People charged with a San Diego DUI still have to go to work, take kids to school, and live life.

Steps to get off Probation and expunge your case after a San Diego DUI

Getting a San Diego DUI off their record is one of the most common questions I receive. Most of my San Diego DUI clients have never have been in trouble before. Getting off probation and ultimately getting the San Diego DUI expunged is one of the most important aspects of the case.

The "Driving" element in a San Diego DUI and DMV hearing (APS)

This article focuses more from the aspect of how can you refute this issue with a DMV hearing officer. You still may win in court with a San Diego DUI, but DMV will still suspend your license.Was someone Impaired &/or .08% and DRIVING? A San Diego driving DUI is one of the best defenses. Read on…

A focus on the 15 Minute Breath test Observation in a San Diego DUI

One area that officers commonly overlook is the 15 minute observation period before the test. An important fact in a San Diego DUI breath test case is what about those 15 minutes. Make sure it is thoroughly examined. Read on…

Latest, Proven Results

Outcome of Case: Wet Reckless

First time DUI, BAC .14% 
December 2019

Outcome of Case: Classes, fines, and volunteer work

2nd time DUI 
December 2019

Outcome of Case: Cass Dismissed

Felony Domestic Violence
December 2019

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