Your Trusted Trial Attorney

Experience, Competence, and Legal Credibility



Integrity and credibility are imperative when it comes to choosing the right trial attorney to back you up. Mr. Lemish has more than three decades of experience in handling countless low and high-profile cases.

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Working For You

Mr.Lemish will work with you to help you find a case strategy that will provide the best solution for you. He will also provide consulting services to you even if you already have an attorney.

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Federal Experience

There’s no other criminal defense attorney more fit to assist you than Stephen D. Lemish, Lawyer. Almost 90% of our practice involves working in federal courthouses throughout the Southern and Central Districts of California.

Why Choose Our Firm?

  • Admitted to Practice Before the Supreme Court of the United States, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Southern and Central Districts of California (Federal Courts)

  • Admitted to Practice in Both State and Federal Courts in 1986

  • Appointed to Criminal Justice Act Panel Since 1989

  • Member, California Bar Association (Number 123793)

  • Named as Finalist in Top Criminal Attorneys in San Diego County for Multiple Years (San Diego Daily Transcript)

  • Recognized by Who's Who in American Law and the Association of American Trial Attorneys

  • Remarkable Results

Schedule a Case Strategy Consultation

Stephen D. Lemish is the trial attorney best fit to defend your case, especially in federal courts. Call us to schedule a consultation today. You can also send us a note if you have questions about our representation.

If we do not have experience in your type of case, we will refer you to an attorney who does. Because of our experience defending clients in federal court, we also consult with clients who already have representation to provide guidance, insight and additional strategy options.