Hector J. Tamayo

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in San Diego, CA

Law Office of Hector J. Tamayo
 | 406 Ninth Avenue, Suite 311
San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: 619-423-3222
Selected to Rising Stars: 2016
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (90%),
  • Civil Rights (10%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (0%),
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (0%)
Attorney Profile

Hector J. Tamayo, the founder of his own law firm, is an aggressive lawyer for his clients in San Diego, California. Able to help his clients in both English and Spanish, Mr. Tamayo focuses his legal practice primarily in the area of criminal defense, fighting for clients who have been charged with federal and state offenses such as DUI, narcotics and drug crimes, theft, domestic violence, robbery, assault and battery, sex crimes, white collar crimes, violent crimes, and other misdemeanor and felony offenses.

A graduate of Thomas Jefferson School of Law, Mr. Tamayo first completed his undergraduate degree in political science at San Diego State University. While he was still in law school, he was selected to serve as an extern for the Honorable Robert M. Takasugi, the chief justice of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. He also interned with the San Diego County Public Defender's Office.

Mr. Tamayo has obtained impressive results for his clients, winning dismissals and not-guilty verdicts as well as securing favorable pleas for clients who had been charged with domestic violence, robbery and assault. He was named one of the 2008 Top San Diego County Attorneys by the San Diego Daily Transcript, and he additionally holds a "Superb" rating from his peers through Avvo.

Always working to stay current with changes in the law, Mr. Tamayo also actively participates in a number of different professional organizations. His memberships include the Criminal Law Section of The State Bar of California and the Criminal Justice Section of the American Bar Association. He is also an active member of the San Diego La Raza Lawyers Association.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (90%): Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence

Civil Rights (10%): Police Misconduct

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (0%): DUI/DWI

Criminal Defense: White Collar (0%): White Collar Crime

Focus Areas

Criminal Defense: Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence

Civil Rights: Police Misconduct

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI: DUI/DWI

Criminal Defense: White Collar: White Collar Crime

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

Rising Stars: 2016

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About Hector Tamayo

Admitted 2006, California

Professional Webpage: http://tamayolaw.com/?page_id=2

Honors and Awards:

  • Top San Diego County Attorneys, 2008
  • One of San Diego’s top criminal defense attorneys, Semi-finalist
  • Intern, San Diego Public Defenders Office, Thomas Jefferson School of Law
  • Extern, Honorable Robert M. Takasugi, Senior Judge of the United States District Court, Central District of California, Thomas Jefferson School of Law

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • La Raza Lawyers of San Diego
  • South Bay Bar Association
  • California Public Defenders Association
  • American Bar Association, Criminal Law Section
  • San Diego County Bar Association, Criminal Law Section
  • California Bar Association, Criminal Law Section

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Served in the United States Marine Corps

Educational Background:

  • San Diego State University in Political Science, Major: Comparative Politics
Office Location for Hector J. Tamayo

406 Ninth Avenue
Suite 311
San Diego, CA 92101

Phone: 619-423-3222

 

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Last Updated: 12/7/2016

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