Dan Roth

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Berkeley, CA

Law Office of Dan Roth
 | 803 Hearst Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94710
Phone: 510-849-1389
Fax: 510-295-2680
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019
Selected to Rising Stars: 2013 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2010
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (60%),
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (40%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Czech
Attorney Profile

Dan Roth has a diverse criminal defense practice in the Bay Area state and federal courts.  He has represented clients accused of trade secret theft, economic espionage, drug crimes, fraud, DUI, assault, and other offenses, and his practice now includes extensive representation of students involved in university discipline related to Title IX.  He has been a SuperLawyers Rising Star every year since 2013.  

Before founding the Law Office of Dan Roth in 2012, Dan worked as an associate with Arguedas, Cassman & Headley.  He brings to his criminal defense practice prior experience as a litigator and advisor for San Francisco’s indigent through the Bar Association of San Francisco’s Federal Pro Bono Project and Eviction Defense Collaborative; Ohio’s Secretary of State, Attorney General, and Governor; and national non-profit organizations Alliance For Justice and Citizens for Responsibility & Ethics in Washington (CREW).

In 2013 Dan coauthored an article published in the California Attorneys for Criminal Justice magazine, FORUM, entitled “#Cut50: The Time is Now,” with Van Jones and Jessica Jackson Sloan, encouraging fellow California criminal defense attorneys to join efforts to significantly reduce the U.S. prison population.

Dan serves as Diversity & Inclusion Co-Chair on the Board of Directors of the American Constitution Society’s Bay Area Lawyer Chapter, which he served as Board Chair from 2011-2014, and is a member of the Board of Governors of California Attorneys for Criminal Justice (CACJ) and the Board of Directors of the Golden Gate Audubon Society. He was recognized by the Bar Association of San Francisco as an Outstanding Volunteer in Public Service in 2010 and 2011. Dan is a founding member of the artist/activist collective Blackout for Human Rights, and was associate producer for the award-winning documentary film, The Power of Two.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (60%): Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Probation, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence

Criminal Defense: White Collar (40%): White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal

Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Probation, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence, White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 1 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 6 years

Super Lawyers: 2019 Rising Stars: 2013 - 2018

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About Dan Roth

Admitted: 2010, California

Professional Webpage: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dan-roth-6356295/

Honors/Awards:

  • Awarded by FedEx for representation of five grand jury witnesses in a massive federal investigation that resulted in all charges being dropped against FedEx during the first week of trial., Bravo Zulu Award, FedEx, 2017
  • Outstanding Volunteer in Public Service Award, for assisting clients of the Northern District of California Federal Pro Bono Project, Volunteer Legal Services Program of the Bar Association of San Francisco, 2010
  • Outstanding Volunteer in Public Service Award, for assisting clients of the Northern District of California Federal Pro Bono Project and VLSP's Eviction Defense Project, Volunteer Legal Services Program of the Bar Association of San Francisco, 2011

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Board of Governors, California Attorneys for Criminal Justice (CACJ), 2017
  • Chair, American Constitution Society Bay Area Lawyer Chapter (Board Member 2010 - Present)

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • American Constitution Society Bay Area Lawyer Chapter: Diversity & Inclusion Committee Co-Chair (2018-present); Chair (2011-2014); Programming Co-Chair (2010-2011)
  • Golden Gate Audubon Society Board of Directors, 2017
  • Ella Baker Center for Human Rights (Member)

Educational Background:

  • Boston College Law School, 2004
  • The Ohio State University, B.A., summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 2001
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Office Location for Dan Roth

803 Hearst Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94710

Phone: 510-849-1389

Fax: 510-295-2680

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Last Updated: 4/4/2019

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