Peter F. Goldscheider

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Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Palo Alto, CA

Peter F. Goldscheider Law Offices
 | 438 Cambridge Avenue, PO Box 60550
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Phone: 650-323-8296
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1972
Education: Stanford Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (70%),
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (20%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Peter F. Goldscheider of the Law Offices of Peter F. Goldscheider in Palo Alto, California, practices criminal defense law. Handling all types of criminal defense matters, including DUI/DWI and white collar criminal defense, Mr. Goldscheider represents clients throughout the Palo Alto region.

Mr. Goldscheider earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Rochester, graduating cum laude, and went on to graduate from Stanford Law School. He has also been certified as a specialist in criminal law since 1981.

Mr. Goldscheider has been admitted to practice law in California since 1972 and is also admitted to appear before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Goldscheider has held roles on various bar associations such as serving on the board of directors and client relations committee of the San Mateo County Bar Association. He also belongs to the Palo Alto Area Bar Association, the Santa Clara County Bar Association, the State Bar of California, the California Public Defenders Association and California Attorneys for Criminal Justice. On a national level, he is a member of the National Association for Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Recognized for his work in the profession, Mr. Goldscheider has attained the highest rating of AV Preeminent* from the peer review organization Martindale-Hubbell. He is also verified by Lead Counsel, a distinction given to attorneys who have demonstrated excellence in the profession and have impeccable legal records.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (70%): Assault & Battery, Criminal Law, Expungement, Felony, Misdemeanor, Murder, Sex Offenses, Criminal Domestic Violence

Criminal Defense: White Collar (20%): White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (10%): DUI/DWI

Focus Areas

Criminal Defense: Assault & Battery, Criminal Law, Expungement, Felony, Misdemeanor, Murder, Sex Offenses, Criminal Domestic Violence

Criminal Defense: White Collar: White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI: DUI/DWI

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Selected to Super Lawyers for 11 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2017

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About Peter Goldscheider

Admitted: 1972, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.northcalatty.com/biography.html

Honors and Awards:

  • SuperLawyer of Northern California by Law and Politics Magazine and San Francisco Magazine, 2007 - Present

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • State Bar Certified Criminal Law Specialist, 1981

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • California, 1972
  • Board of Directors, Client Relations Committee of the San Mateo County Bar Association
  • Former Chair, Client Relations Committee of the San Mateo Bar Association
  • Vice President San Mateo County Bar Association
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • Member, California Public Defenders Association
  • Member, California Attorneys for Criminal Justice
  • Member, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member, State Bar of California
  • Member, Palo Alto Bar Association
  • Former Trustee, Santa Clara County Bar Association

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Recipient of Dennis Woodman award for outstanding criminal defense representation

Educational Background:

  • University of Rochester, A.B., cum laude, 1969
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Office Location for Peter F. Goldscheider

438 Cambridge Avenue
PO Box 60550
Palo Alto, CA 94306

Phone: 650-323-8296

 

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Last Updated: 5/15/2017

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