Ryan Tegnelia

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in San Diego, CA

RJT Criminal Defense Lawyers, APC
 | 2820 Camino del Rio South, Suite 110
San Diego, CA 92108-3823
Phone: 619-347-9312
Fax: 619-677-2071
Selected To Rising Stars: 2019
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (50%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (20%),
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (10%),
  • Family Law (10%),
  • Technology Transactions (10%)
Attorney Profile

The founder of RJT Criminal Defense, Ryan Tegnelia focuses his practice exclusively on that area of the law. Located in San Diego, California, he provides representation to people throughout the area who have been charged by the government with having committed misdemeanor or felony offenses. Fluent in Spanish and English, Mr. Tegnelia is admitted to practice before all California state courts as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

The types of cases that Mr. Tegnelia has handled on behalf of his clients have included driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, weapons violations, rape and other sex offenses, assault and battery, kidnapping, robbery, homicide, domestic violence, internet crimes such as stalking and identity theft, and credit card fraud and other white collar crimes. He has been able to obtain positive results in many instances, including bench and jury acquittals as well as through the negotiation of favorable plea bargains with the prosecution. Mr. Tegnelia's successful track record in this regard as well as his ethical approach to his practice has earned him a "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo.

Mr. Tegnelia attended Arizona State University for his undergraduate education, where he majored in political science and received a Bachelor of Arts in 2002. He then went on to pursue his legal studies at Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, and he was a clerk with the San Diego County Public Defender Office before being awarded his Juris Doctor in 2005. After graduation, Mr. Tegnelia was a prosecutor with the office of the district attorney, County of Tulare, before entering private practice in January 2008.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (50%): Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Overdrawn Bank Account, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence

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

Criminal Defense: White Collar (10%): White Collar Crime

Family Law (10%): Domestic Violence

Technology Transactions (10%): Internet

Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Overdrawn Bank Account, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence, DUI/DWI, White Collar Crime, Domestic Violence, Internet

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Rising Stars: 2019

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About Ryan Tegnelia

Admitted: 2006, California

Professional Webpage: https://www.sandiegocriminallawyerrt.com/team/ryan-tegnelia/

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Federal District Court for the Southern District of California
  • Member, San Diego Bar Association
  • Member, State Bar of California

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Admitted to the State Bar of California, 2006

Educational Background:

  • Graduated from Arizona State University, 2002
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Office Location for Ryan Tegnelia

2820 Camino del Rio South
Suite 110
San Diego, CA 92108-3823

Phone: 619-347-9312

Fax: 619-677-2071

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Last Updated: 8/12/2019

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