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William Austin Chestnut Jr

William Austin Chestnut Jr

  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Domestic Violence
  • California
Claimed Lawyer Profile

Having practiced criminal defense for 40 years, I have considerable trial skills and knowledge of how the system works. Before becoming an attorney, I worked seven years as a probation officer. I am very knowledgeable about people, am personable and empathetic. I have spoken Spanish for over 50 years, and many of my clients are Latino.

Univ of California Davis
Undergraduate Degree
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Santa Clara Univ School of Law
Law Degree
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Chapman University
M.A. (1975) | correctional counselling
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Speaking Engagements
Domestic Violence, Restraining Orders, Evergreen Valley College
Laws Governing
How a court case proceeds, Evergreen Valley College
Show procedures how a case proceeds through the courts.
Mechanics of a Jury Trial, Evergreen Valley College
Taught basic mechanics of trial
Professional Associations
California State Bar  # 68753
- Current
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Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity International
- Current
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Association of Trial Lawyers of America
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
  • Spanish
Websites & Blogs
Contact & Map
4020 Moorpark Ave., Ste. 214
San Jose, CA 95117
Telephone: (408) 298-6990
Cell: (408) 921-5737
Fax: (408) 975-9100