Daniel J. Tripathi

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Riverside, CA

Cal-Lawyer PLC
 | 4192 Brockton Ave, Suite# 100
Riverside, CA 92501
Phone: 951-880-7946
Fax: 951-346-3282
Selected To Rising Stars: 2014 - 2016
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (30%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (20%),
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (10%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (10%),
  • General Litigation (10%),
  • Real Estate: Business (10%)
Attorney Profile

The founder of Cal-Lawyer, Daniel J. Tripathi handles a variety of matters for his Southern California business and individual clients. Based in Riverside and with offices in Los Angeles, Orange and San Bernardino counties as well, his caseload includes criminal defense, commercial litigation, estate planning and administration, and landlord-tenant matters. Admitted to practice in California, Mr. Tripathi is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Mr. Tripathi's criminal defense experience has included assisting people who are facing state or federal misdemeanor or felony charges. The types of cases that he has handled on their behalf have included drug possession and distribution, homicide, burglary, domestic violence, white collar crimes, weapons violations, sex crimes, and driving under the influence. Many of his clients have achieved positive outcomes through his representation, including acquittals, dismissals and favorable plea bargains. In his estate planning and administration practice, Mr. Tripathi prepares and reviews wills, trusts, advance medical directives, and financial and health care powers of attorney, and he guides heirs and beneficiaries through probate proceedings. His litigation experience encompasses breach of contract actions and other business disputes, and he represents landlords during the eviction process.

Mr. Tripathi's successes in all of his professional endeavors have earned him an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo. In addition, he has been named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100. Mr. Tripathi majored in industrial and systems engineering at the University of Southern California and received a Bachelor of Science in 1998. After working in private industry, he enrolled at Southwestern Law School and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 2005. Mr. Tripathi founded Cal-Lawyer in 2016.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (30%): Criminal Law, Expungement, Misdemeanor

Estate Planning & Probate (20%): Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts

Civil Litigation (10%)

Civil Litigation (10%)

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (10%)

General Litigation (10%): Litigation, Restraining Order

Real Estate (10%): Landlord/Tenant

Focus Areas

Criminal Law, Expungement, Misdemeanor, Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Litigation, Restraining Order, Landlord/Tenant


top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

Rising Stars: 2014 - 2016

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About Daniel Tripathi

Admitted: 2006, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.tripathilaw.com/Bio.html


  • https://www.thenationaltriallawyers.org/ntl-groups/top-100-trial-lawyers/, Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers, 2018
  • https://www.martindale.com/, Peer Rated for the Highest Level of Professional Experience, Matindale-Hubbell, 2018
  • https://www.usnews.com/, Best Law Firms, U.S. News & World Report, 2018

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • United States Central District Courts in California
  • Evanston, Illinois
  • State of California (Bar no. 245317)
  • Malibu, California 
  • SCALE program, Member

Educational Background:

  • University of Southern California, Major: Systems Engineering
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Office Location for Daniel J. Tripathi

4192 Brockton Ave
Suite# 100
Riverside, CA 92501

Phone: 951-880-7946

Fax: 951-346-3282

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Last Updated: 4/4/2019

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