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Laina Chikhani

Laina Chikhani

Laina T Chikhani, Attorney at Law
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI
  • California
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Summary

College Education:
1992: B.S. Marketing, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Legal Education:
2009: J.D., John F. Kennedy University, School of Law, Pleasant Hill, CA

Professional Memberships:
Licensed to practice law in California, 2010
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member of the State Bar of California
California Attorneys for Criminal Justice
California Public Defenders Association
American Bar Association
California Bar Association

Professional Experience:
Directly handled over 200 DUIs
Prepare and defend felony cases from arraignment through jury trial.
Prepare and defend misdemeanor cases from arraignment through jury trial.
Prepare and defend Juvenile cases.
Litigated on behalf of Juvenile’s against multiple School Districts.
Litigated on behalf of Juvenile’s facing S.A.R.B. (School Attendance Review Board).
Assist in preparation and defense of felony trials.
Prepare and assist for hearings and trials including reviewing and analyzing evidence, police reports, interviewing witnesses and preparing client for court.
Court appearances including arraignments, pre-trial conferences, probation violation hearings, Proposition 36 court, and readiness conferences.
Research, write, and argue motions on a range of procedural and substantive matters.

Education
John F. Kennedy University
J.D. (2009)
University of San Francisco
B.A. (1992) | Marketing
Professional Experience
Attorney
Laina T. Chikhani, Attorney at Law
Current
Associate Attorney
Morton & Russo, LLC
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Attorney
Law Offices of Vincent R. Maher
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Law Clerk
Law Offices of Vincent R. Maher
Certified Law Clerk
Solano County Conflict Defender’s Office
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Law Clerk
Law Office of Linda McIntyre
Speaking Engagements
Experience on being a Jury, Experience on the Jury
2011
Awards
Peer Review Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
Client's Choice
Avvo
Professional Associations
California Bar Association
Current
American Bar Association
Current
California Public Defenders Association
Current
California Attorneys for Criminal Justice
Current
State Bar of California
Current
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
Languages
  • English
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
724 Texas St
Fairfield, CA 94533
USA
Cell: (707) 486-0647