Firm Overview

Do you need assistance with Criminal Defense or Personal Injury litigation? We can help.

Here at The Law Offices of Philip A. Shapiro, we have established a practice based on our experience and combined expertise in the areas of Criminal Law and Personal Injury. We understand that when you choose a law firm to represent you, you want an experienced team that will fight for your rights. We want to be your legal team for the greater San Diego County!

With 25 years of experience and concentrated size, we have fought a variety of cases that allows us to give individualized attention and take ultimate responsibility for all representation without "passing it off" to subordinates. A large number of incoming cases are referred through previous clients and other attorneys throughout the San Diego area and beyond.

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DUI / DWI
Personal Injury
Drug Possession Charges
Individualized Attention
Experienced Professional Advice
Weekend and Late appointments welcomed
Main Office

Main Office
1010 2nd ave ste1011
San Diego  CA  92101

Phone
  • 6192391511
Fax
Criminal Defense
In the Legal Field, experience is what counts most. Call us today for a consultation and you will get advice that is garnered not only by what is taught in law school. Our experience is one of the things that separates us from the rest.
No matter how big or small your case is, we will do everything possible in order to minimize the effect that it has on your life. We understand that these matters can be life changing and we have a proven record of success in getting you the best results.

Philip Shapiro

Phil Shapiro has a unique background which gives him a distinct advantage in the legal field. In 1958, he joined the U.S. Marine Corps. After his Honorable Discharge, he attended Southern Illinois University and graduated with a BS in Finance. Mr. Shapiro was then commissioned a Special Agent with the United States Secret Service. After retirement, he furthered his education by earning a Master of Business Administration from National University, with Honors.

To complete his education, Mr. Shapiro attended Western State University (Thomas Jefferson) School of Law where he earned his Juris Doctor. In 2006 he received the A. Thomas Golden Alum of the Year Award. Phil has a unique understanding of the criminal justice system, and has been practicing law since 1988. Throughout his legal career, Phil has been involved with various organizations, and has even created free legal clinics within the San Diego area. Currently Phil is on the Board of the Thomas Jefferson School of Law Alumni Association and Congregation Beth El, La Jolla, CA. He is also is still active with the National Marine Corps Marketing Association and represents active military at a discount.

The Law Office of Philip A. Shapiro has been awarded an AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell/ LexisNexis. This is the pinnacle of professional excellence, earned through a strenuous peer review rating process. This is the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards. He is also featured in Who's Who in American Law.

Mr. Shapiro's 25 years of experience and concentrated size has allowed him to successfully resolve a multitude of cases with individualized attention. We take ultimate responsibility for all representation without passing it off to subordinates. The majority of our cases are referred to us by other attorneys, as well as satisfied clients.

We can limit our representation to a consultation, or accompany you to court. Our office is certified to represent you in all State Courts in California as well as Federal Courts in the Northern, Southern, Central and Eastern Districts
License
  • Bar Number: 138093
    California , 1988

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