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
Fax: 866-407-7725
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2018
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015
Licensed Since: 2005
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (50%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (30%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (20%)
Attorney Profile

Anna R. Yum is the founder of The Law Offices of Attorney Anna R. Yum, located in San Diego, California. She is a well known trial attorney--with extensive case negotation experience--and an outanding win record.  

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%): Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Parole, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence

Employment & Labor (30%): Sexual Harassment

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (20%): DUI/DWI

Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Parole, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence, Sexual Harassment, DUI/DWI

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 3 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2018 Rising Stars: 2015

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About Anna Yum

Admitted: 2005, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.annayumlaw.com/about-anna-r-yum/biography/

Honors/Awards:

  • Recipient of Avvo Client's Choice Award from 2014 and on, an accolade which recognizes the highest rated attorneys and/or law firms based upon client reviews and testimonials. , Avvo Client's Choice Award, Avvo.com
  • Member of the National Association of Distinguished Counsel (the Nation's Top 1% Attorneys).  Candidates are identified by nomination or an in house research team.  Once candidates are selected, they are vetted rigorously by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel research team.  A blue ribbon panel of attorneys evaluates the results provided by the research team to assess the list of the top elite attorneys in the country.  A judicial review board consisting of former judges also evaluates the final candidates to determine exceptional attorneys who have stellar reputations, exemplify outstanding performance, and exhibit admirable integrity in their practice of law.  , National Association of Distinguished Counsel Top 1%, The Nation's Top 1%
  • Recognized as a Rising Star Super Lawyers, which recognizes no more than 2.5% of the top attorneys in each state., Rising Star Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers, 2015
  • Employee of the Month
  • San Diego's Top Attorneys, San Diego Metro Magazine, 2011
  • Order of Barristers, University of San Diego School of Law
  • Nominated for Riverside County Misdemeanor Prosecutor of the Year, 2006
  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • San Diego County Bar Association, Member, 2008 - present
  • San Diego Korean American Bar Association
  • San Diego Criminal Lawyer's Club
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • San Diego Criminal Defense Bar Association, Member
  • State Bar of California

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Received Super Lawyers recognition which awards no more than 5% of the top attorneys in each state.

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Educational Background:

  • University of San Diego School of Law, J.D., 2005
  • Northwestern University, Bachelor of Science in Communication Studies and International Studies, 2000

Industry Groups

  • Criminal Defense
  • Criminal Defense- DUI
  • Retaliation
  • Sexual Harassment
Office Location for Anna R. Yum

501 West Broadway
Suite 700
San Diego, CA 92101

Phone: 619-233-4433

Fax: 866-407-7725

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Last Updated: 2/11/2019

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