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Atty. Patrick Griffin, San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA


Award winning San Diego Criminal Defense & DUI Attorney Patrick Griffin was raised in a large family in a rural Montana community where he learned the value of hard work and perseverance. A true trial attorney who is dedicated to getting results in the courtroom, Mr. Griffin has done just that. He has won jury trials in every courthouse in San Diego County and has achieved hundreds of pre-trial victories for his clients.Mr. Griffin has represented over 900 clients and successfully defended nearly every type of criminal case, from first degree murder to driving under the influence. His success is based on the attention he gives to each and every client, his tireless work ethic, and his knowledge of the San Diego court system. Mr. Griffin?s legal experience is not just limited to advocating for clients, he also completed a federal judicial internship with the Honorable James D. Whittemore. This position allowed Mr. Griffin an inside look as to how judges decide legal issues and what judges look for in legal writing and argument. This behind the scenes experience equipped Mr. Griffin with the tools and information on how best to persuade a judge.Mr. Griffin has earned a reputation as a fearless trial attorney who has achieved high profile victories which have saved his clients over 100 years in prison. Mr. Griffin graduated with honors from the US News & World Report?s #1 ranked trial advocacy school in the nation. Being a member of the nation?s #1 Trial Team allowed Mr. Griffin to learn from some of the country?s foremost experts on trial skills and techniques. This unmatched trial advocacy training allowed Mr. Griffin to win his first jury trial before he graduated from law school.Mr. Griffin has been featured as a legal expert on local news programs and has received multiple awards for his courtroom advocacy and high client satisfaction. View More ?

Practice Areas

White Collar Crime


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  • Education

    University of Montana - University of Montana-Missoula
    B.S. | Psychology
    Activities: Track & Field
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    University of Montana - University of Montana-Missoula
    B.S. | Sociology
    Activities: Track & Field
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    Stetson University College of Law
    J.D. (2010) | Law
    US News & World Report #1 Ranked Trial Advocacy Program
    Honors: Cum Laude
    Activities: Member of the #1 ranked mock trial team in the nation
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    9 years of experience


    Griffin Law Office, APC
    180 Broadway Suite 1810
    San Diego, CA 92101
    Telephone: (619) 269-2131