Anna R. Yum

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in San Diego, CA

Law Offices of Anna R. Yum
 | 501 West Broadway, Suite 700
San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: 619-233-4433
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2017
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015
Licensed Since: 2005
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (50%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (30%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Anna R. Yum is the founder of The Law Offices of Attorney Anna R. Yum, located in San Diego, California. Focusing her practice exclusively on criminal defense, she provides representation to clients throughout the area who have been charged with misdemeanor or felony offenses, including DUI, drug possession and distribution, domestic violence, sex crimes, assault, murder and weapons violations.

After receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in communication studies and international studies from Northwestern University in 2000, Ms. Yum went on to attend the University of San Diego School of Law and was awarded her Juris Doctor in 2005. While in law school, she was inducted into the Order of Barristers and received the American Board of Trial Advocates Award, and she also served as a judicial extern for a judge on the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. Upon her graduation, Ms. Yum joined the Riverside County Office of the District Attorney, where she served as a criminal prosecutor in a number of cases involving domestic violence, drug sales, robbery, domestic violence, grand theft auto and sexual assault before founding her current firm in 2008. She is admitted to practice in California and Illinois.

The respect that Ms. Yum has earned from her colleagues is reflected in her receipt of a 10.0 "Superb" peer-review rating through Avvo and her being named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100. Active in a variety of professional organizations, she is a member of the San Diego County Bar Association, the Criminal Defense Bar Association of San Diego, the San Diego Criminal Lawyer's Club and The Hon. William B. Enright American Inn of Court.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (50%)

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (30%)

Personal Injury - General (10%)

Employment Litigation (10%)


Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2017 Rising Stars: 2015

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About Anna Yum

Admitted: 2005, California

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Honors and Awards:

  • Avvo Client's Choice Award,, 2014
  • San Diego's Top Attorneys, San Diego Metro Magazine, 2011
  • Nominated for Riverside County Misdemeanor Prosecutor of the Year, 2006
  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100
  • Order of Barristers, University of San Diego School of Law
  • Employee of the Month

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • State Bar of California
  • William B. Enright Inn of Court
  • San Diego Criminal Lawyer's Club
  • San Diego County Bar Association, Member, 2008 - present
  • Enright Inn of Court, Barrister Member
  • San Diego Criminal Defense Bar Association, Member


Educational Background:

  • Northwestern University, Bachelor of Science in Communication Studies and International Studies
Office Location for Anna R. Yum

501 West Broadway
Suite 700
San Diego, CA 92101

Phone: 619-233-4433


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Last Updated: 6/21/2017

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