Sam Salhab

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Fresno, CA

Law Office of Sam Salhab
 | 2300 Tulare Street, Suite 120
Fresno, CA 93721
Phone: 559-441-9100
Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2007
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (50%),
  • Entertainment & Sports (20%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Family Law (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Arabic
Attorney Profile

As the founder of his firms located in San Francisco and Fresno, California, Sam Salhab covers a wide range of criminal defense matters, including white collar defense, federal criminal defense, misdemeanor criminal defense, felony cases and cases covered by California's habitual offender law. He also handles Personal Injury cases and Family Law matters including divorce, spousal support, child custody and support and property. Mr. Salhab represents clients from Fresno and San Francisco as well as surrounding areas.

In 2000, Mr. Salhab earned his Bachelor of Arts in management information systems from the University of South Florida, where he was a member of the Golden Key International Honour Society. In 2004, he earned his Juris Doctor from the Thomas Jefferson School of Law, where he served as president of the Entertainment Law Society and secretary of the National Lawyers Guild and received the Charles T. Bumer Civil Libertarian Award. While interning during law school at the San Diego County Public Defender's Office, Mr. Salhab gained valuable experience in criminal defense that reinforced his dedication to serving the needs of the indigent and under-represented.

Admitted to practice in California, Mr. Salhab is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California. During his tenure from 2008 to 2010 with the Law Offices of the Public Defender of Fresno County, he provided representation for indigent clients. Prior to opening his firm, Mr. Salhab also served as appointed conflict counsel for a Fresno law firm. Fluent in both English and Arabic, he does pro bono work by running a legal clinic for his local mosque. The clinic provides legal assistance to lower-income individuals who may not speak English as a first language.

Mr. Salhab was also selected by the National Trial Lawyer's Top 40 Under 40 for 2014.

 
Practice Areas

Criminal Defense (50%)
Entertainment & Sports (20%)
Personal Injury - General (20%)
Family Law (10%)

Criminal Defense (50%): Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence

Entertainment & Sports (20%): Entertainment, Sports & Leisure Law

Personal Injury - General (20%): Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents

Family Law (10%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Name Change, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Focus Areas

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

Entertainment & Sports: Entertainment, Sports & Leisure Law

Personal Injury - General: Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents

Family Law: Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Name Change, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 4 years

Rising Stars: 2014 - 2017

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About Sam Salhab

Admitted: 2007, California

Professional Webpage: www.salhablaw.com

Honors and Awards:

  • Recipient of Charles T. Burner Libertarian Award, Thomas Jefferson School of Law San Diego, CA
  • Secretary of the National Lawyers Guild, Thomas Jefferson School of Law San Diego, CA
  • President of Entertainment Law Society, Thomas Jefferson School of Law San Diego, CA
  • Pro Bono Honors Award, Thomas Jefferson School of Law San Diego, CA
  • Golden Key National Honor Society, University of South Florida Tampa, FL
  • Management Information Society, University Of South Florida Tampa, FL

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court Eastern District Court of California
  • State Bar of California

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Keynote Speaker, Legal Issues Facing Small Business, CDFI, 2014

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • 10 Best-American Institue of Criminal Law Attoreny, 2015
  • Newsweek Legal Superstar, 2015
  • National Trial Lawyers - Top 40 Under 40, 2014

Newsletters:

  • My perspective on current cases, legislation, news, and other items., SalhabLaw Newsletter, Various Legal

Educational Background:

  • University of South Florida Tampa, FL, B.A., Management Information Systems, December 2000
Office Location for Sam Salhab

2300 Tulare Street
Suite 120
Fresno, CA 93721

Phone: 559-441-9100

 

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Last Updated: 8/28/2017

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