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John Douglas Cahners

John Douglas Cahners

9 years Deputy District Attorney, 37 years Private Defense
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Domestic Violence
  • California
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Summary

John D. Cahners is a State Bar Certified Specialist in Criminal Law, who was a former senior prosecutor with the Santa Clara County District Attorneys Office. He has been defending those charged with crimes, since 1980.

He has been successful at handling all kinds of criminal defense with experience that includes every kind of crime, from DUI to Homicide. As a result of the new trend in prosecutions, he has become expert in handling Domestic Violence cases, and has devoted a substantial percentage of his practice to that area.

AV peer review rated by Martindale Hubble, he is also recognized by San Francisco Magazine and Super Lawyer Magazine in their 2006-2010, 2012-2014 editions as a “Super Lawyer”. He is considered by them to be in the top 5% of all attorneys in Northern California.

Born: July 2, 1943 in Boston, Massachusetts

Education
Stanford Univ
Undergraduate Degree
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UC Hastings COL
Law Degree
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Professional Experience
9 years Deputy District Attorney, 37 years Private Defense
Current
Certifications
Criminal Law in Santa Clara
California State Bar
Awards
AV Rating
Martindale Hubble
10.0 Superb Lawyer Rating
Avvo
Superlawyer
San Francisco Magazine
Professional Associations
California State Bar # 47542
Member
- Current
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Santa Clara County Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
    No cost for initial consultation.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • Domestic Violence
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Contact & Map
260 Sheridan Avenue
Suite 200
Palo Alto, CA 94306
USA
Telephone: (650) 493-3900