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Ryan James Tegnelia

Ryan James Tegnelia

  • Appeals & Appellate, Entertainment & Sports Law, Stockbroker & Investment Fraud ...
  • California
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A former prosecutor, Mr. Tegnelia has handled a wide variety of criminal cases throughout southern and central California. Upon his return, he was recruited by the largest consumer and criminal law firm in southern California. Mr. Tegnelia has defended hundreds of felony and misdemeanor cases in Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino, Orange, and San Diego counties, as well as Federal court. Mr. Tegnelia brings diverse experience having handled a wide variety of cases including drug posession and sales, violent crimes including assault with a deadly weapon, assault causing great bodily injury, assault with a firearm, attempted murder,murder and sexual assault. Mr. Tegnelia also has extensive experience handling financial crimes including check and credit card fraud, identity theft and real estate fraud. An experienced trial attorney, he has won not guilty verdicts on felony and misdemeanor cases.

Mr. Tegnelia attended the Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, graduating in 2005. He is a member of the State Bar of California, as well as the Federal District Court for the Southern District of California.

Arizona St Univ
Undergraduate Degree
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Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Law Degree
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Professional Experience
Deputy District Attorney
Tulare County District Attorney
Performed professional legal work in the prosecution of criminal cases. Was responsible for both misdemeanors and felonies from issuing through jury trial.
State Bar of California
Professional Associations
California State Bar  # 241995
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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Practice Areas
    Appeals & Appellate
    Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
    Entertainment & Sports Law
    Stockbroker & Investment Fraud
    Products Liability
    Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Juvenile Law
    DUI & DWI
    Arbitration & Mediation
    Business - Arbitration/Mediation, Consumer - Arbitration/Mediation, Family - Arbitration/Mediation
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    Consumer Law
    Class Action, Lemon Law
    Civil Rights
    Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Discrimination, Employment, Fair Housing, Police Misconduct, Privacy Law
    Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Debt Relief
Additional Practice Areas
  • Car Accidents
  • Small Claims
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Legal Answers
Q. My husband is a victim of crime in california I was summoned to testify against him can I use spousal priviledge
A: Spousal privilege can be complicated. It depends on what it is you are being called to testify to. You should contact an attorney in your area and review the case with them.
Q. How can i find out the sentence of a california inmate without asking the inmate himself?l
A: Go to the court house and pull the court file. The docket from the sentencing should be in there and contain the length of custody.
Q. Is it difficult to delay a misdemeanor arraignment in San Diego by a few months?
A: Depends on why it needs to be moved. However, unless you hire an attorney, you would need to be personally present at each hearing.
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SLG Criminal Law Group
2820 Camino Del Rio South
San Diego, CA
Telephone: (619) 577-0868