Ernest Lee

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in La Mesa, CA

Lee Law Group PC
 | PO Box 2035, No. 630
La Mesa, CA 91943
Phone: 619-795-0991
Fax: 619-795-0992
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2021
Licensed Since: 2001
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (60%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (30%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
  • Free Consultation
Attorney Profile

Attorney Ernest Lee is the founder and owner of Lee Law Group, P.C., in San Diego, California. Widely regarded as among the top trial attorneys in his region, Mr. Lee focuses his practice primarily on criminal defense, and he provides unmatched counsel and support to clients throughout San Diego County and the surrounding areas who stand accused or are under investigation for any type of felony or misdemeanor offense.

Over the course of his more than 18 years in practice, Mr. Lee has achieved remarkable success advocating on behalf of those facing charges for DUI, drug crimes, violent crimes, federal crimes and more. Known for his intense work ethic and determination, he has secured numerous acquittals, dismissals and reductions of charges for the accused.

Moreover, Mr. Lee has extensive experience handling personal injury claims and consumer protection cases, and he has gained a reputation for his aggressive approach to helping his clients achieve the favorable outcomes they seek as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible.

Honored for his professionalism and service, he has earned consistent top rankings and endorsements from his peers along with Superb client ratings on Avvo. His law firm has also received many five-star reviews from its satisfied clients, and Mr. Lee finds great reward in being able to help so many in his community during their times of dire need.

A native of St. Louis, Missouri, Mr. Lee graduated from the University of Missouri in 1996. He then attended the University of Missouri–Kansas City School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1999. Licensed by The State Bar of California in 2001, he gained invaluable experience at several other area law firms before establishing his own private practice in 2006.

Mr. Lee is a member of the San Diego Consumer Attorneys, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the American Association for Justice and the American Bar Association, among his other professional affiliations.

Practice Areas
  • 60%Criminal Defense
  • 30%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
  • 10%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Criminal Law, DUI/DWI, Personal Injury - Plaintiff


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Super Lawyers: 2021

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About Ernest Lee

Admitted: 2001, California

Professional Webpage:


  • I was selected for this group in 2021, a Member of National Trial Lawyers for 2021, The National Trial Attorneys, 2021

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, California Criminal Defense Bar Association, San Diego, 2020


  • Taylor v. Sharp HC, this was a medical malpractice case that many attorneys didn't think was a winner: Won: $500.000.00, 2016

Educational Background:

  • University City High School
  • University of Missouri - St. Louis, 1996

Industry Groups

  • Consumers
  • Regular People charged with a crime
  • Regular people injured due to no fault of their own.
  • White Collar Defendants
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Office Location for Ernest Lee

PO Box 2035
No. 630
La Mesa, CA 91943

Phone: 619-795-0991

Fax: 619-795-0992

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Last Updated: 6/17/2021

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