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Law Office of David P. Shapiro - San Diego, CA

3500 5th AveSuite 304 San Diego, CA 92103

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Updated: 10/20/2021

San Diego Criminal Law Firm

Our office remains open, and in response to COVID-19 we have expanded our options for remote consultations and virtual meetings. Please contact our office to discuss what meeting option best fits your situation. Call 619-295-3555.


Charged with a crime in San Diego? Wondering how the case will affect your freedom, career, and reputation? Trying to figure out what comes next? Look no further! Arrested for a crime he, admittedly, did commit in 2004, David P. Shapiro experienced firsthand the same fear, uncertainty, and concern for his future and freedom so many of his clients undergo when arrested or under investigation for allegedly committing a crime...

About Law Office of David P. Shapiro

Practice Areas

  • Criminal
  • Sex Crimes 15%
  • Drug Crimes
  • Violent Crime 25%
  • Criminal Defense 35%
  • DUI/DWI 15%
  • White Collar Crimes 5%
  • Insurance Fraud 5%
  • Drug Violations
  • Domestic Violence & Neglect
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sex Offenses


  • 100%


  • English (Primary)
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Classes and Seminars

  • Effective Courtroom Presentation, Legal Research and Writing II, 2014
  • Back on Track Legal Services Law Clinic, Legal Clinic, 2012




  • Brooke Walker, Legal Assistant, 619-295-3555
  • Alyssa Rodriguez, Legal Assistant, (619) 295-3555

Office Information


3500 5th AveSuite 304 San Diego, CA 92103


  • 619-234-8770

Accepts Credit Cards


Office Hours

Monday - Sunday: Open 24 hours

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Lawyers at Law Office of David P. Shapiro selected for a Super Lawyers® list


  • SuperLawyers Rising Star, 2015 - 2021
  • Fastest Growing Small Law Firms in the United States (#30) , LawFirm500 , 2020
  • Fastest Growing Small Law Firms in the United States (#24) , LawFirm500 , 2019
  • Three Best Rated Criminal Defense Lawyers in San Diego , 2017 - 2020
  • Leaders in Law, San Diego Business Journal - October, 2019
  • Fastest Growing Law Firm in the United States -#24, LawFirm500, January 1, 2016 - January 1, 2018
  • Fastest Growing Law Firm in the United States - #218, Law Firm 500, 2018
  • Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence, AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished, 2018
  • Top 40 Under 40, SD Metro Magazine, 2018
  • Next Top Business Leader Under 40, San Diego Business Journal, 2018
  • Top Lawyers, Three Best Rated, 2018
  • Rising Star, Superlawyers, 2017
  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2016
  • Top 10 Under 40, National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys, 2016
  • Best of the Bar, San Diego Business Journal, 2016
  • Top 40 under 40, National Trial Lawyers Association, 2016
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers, 2016
  • Rising Star, Superlawyers, 2015
  • Top Contributor for DUIs, Avvo, 2014
  • Top Attorney, San Diego Daily Transcript, 2014
  • Best of the Bar, San Diego Business Journal, 2014
  • Top Young Attorneys, San Diego Daily Transcript, 2013
  • Clients Choice in Criminal Defense, Avvo, 2013
  • San Diego Daily Transcript, Top Young Attorneys, 2012
  • Top Young Attorneys, San Diego Daily Transcript, 2011
  • Best Attorney/Parolee Mentor Match of the Year, VIP Mentors of San Diego, 2009
  • Excellent Scholarly Achievement, The State University of New York at Buffalo, 2003

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