Effective Criminal Defense Representation Based on Experience & Results
Gurjit Pandher is a no-nonsense criminal defense attorney at The Nieves Law Firm with over 20 years of legal experience. With that type of experience, there isn’t much that surprises Gurjit in the courtroom when defending clients. Gurjit understands the criminal defense field and has served in multiple roles in the criminal justice system, including working as a prosecutor and serving as a Pro Tempore Judge after being hand-selected by four Presiding District Court Judges. His trial experience (Over 340 cases tried by jury) has been foundational in helping him
Prior to starting his own firm, Gurjit S. Pandher was a litigation attorney for well-established corporate law firms including Buchalter and Yarmuth where he managed complex, multi-state cases for large clients like DirectTV. He was hand selected by multiple presiding judges for the role of Judge Pro Tempore. As a Judge in the county district court, he was able to demonstrate a deep understanding of the law which was honed in his previous roles as Chief City Prosecutor and as a defense attorney.
Education & Admissions
He earned his undergraduate degree in Political Science at the University of Washington and obtained his Juris Doctorate from Seattle University School of Law. He is an active member of the Trusts & Estates Section of the California Lawyers Association and the Wealth Counsel. He has been admitted to the state bar in several states including the State Bar of California and the Washington State Bar Association.