Law Office Of Keith H. Rutman

Law Office Of Keith H. Rutman

I am a San Diego Criminal defense attorney who handles DUI, drug cases, and violent crimes. I also represent certain select clients whose civil rights have been violated by the police.

Firm Overview

Main Office

Main Office
501 West Broadway, Suite 1650
San Diego CA 92101-3541


(619) 237-9072


Free Initial Consultation?

up to one hour

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

most criminal cases are handled on a sliding scale, flat fee basis. Installment payments are accepted.

Hourly Rates

$350-$400 per hour in some cases

Office Information

Office Hours

8:30 - 6

Emergency After Hours


Languages Spoken


Criminal Defense

Sex Crimes

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

Its not my job to tell you what you WANT to hear, it's my responsibility to tell you what you NEED to hear. Too many lawyers will make you promises that they have no business making. My only promise is that I will make every possible effort to meet your expectations.

Is your firm willing to review documents prepared by clients?

Yes. I find that having a client prepare a 10 minute "Opening Statement" of their case before we initially meet helps me help them focus on the real issues in the case and gives them a better understanding of what my role is.

What is your firm's point of view regarding clients educating themselves on legal issues?

While sometimes a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, I find that having a client understand the challenges I face in presenting their case helps them understand how they can better help me. It also helps them make better decisions about costs and expenses.

Keith Rutman

Law Office Of Keith H. Rutman


Bar Number: 144175
California, 1989


University of San Diego School of Law
JD, 1989

Brandeis Univ.
BA - Pol Sci, 1986

Stuyvesant HS
Regents Diploma, 1982

Keith Rutman

Law Office Of Keith H. Rutman

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