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Michael A. Taibi – Senior Counsel

Michael A. Taibi is an exceptional criminal defense attorney who is recognized for professional excellence in defending individuals facing serious felony and misdemeanor sex crime charges in San Diego. Using the breadth and depth of the experience he’s acquired in over the 25 years he has been in practice, Mr. Taibi has helped hundreds of clients avoid jail, heavy fines, lifetime sex offender registration, and other serious consequences of California sex offenses. With the effective legal strategies and a proactive approach in legal preparation, Mr. Taibi has secured positive, extraordinary outcomes for his clients.

Michael A. Taibi es un abogado de defensa criminal excepcional que es reconocido por la excelencia profesional en la defensa de personas que enfrentan delitos graves y delitos menores de crimenes sexuales en San Diego. Usando la amplitud y profundidad de la experiencia que ha adquirido en los 30 años que ha estado en la práctica, el Sr. Taibi ha ayudado a cientos de clientes a evitar la cárcel, multas pesadas, registro de delincuentes sexuales de por vida, y otras consecuencias graves de los delitos sexuales de California. Con las estrategias legales efectivas y un enfoque proactivo en la preparación legal, el Sr. Taibi ha obtenido resultados positivos y extraordinarios para sus clientes.
Entiende la naturaleza corrosiva de las acusaciones de crimen sexual y tiene experiencia en ayudar a sus clientes a hacer frente a la agitación emocional para centrarse en lograr un resultado exitoso y proteger su futuro. El Sr. Taibi es un litigante altamente calificado, negociador y abogado litigante. El Sr. Taibi se ha ganado una reputación como un defensor incansable y agresivo que proporciona servicios legales de delitos sexuales a sus clientes que tienen que enfrentarse a los tribunales Federales y de San Diego, Vista y el sur de California. Utiliza todas las acusaciones de delito sexual de lucha de recursos disponibles.
El Sr. Taibi fue admitido para ejercer la abogacía en California en 1992 y está autorizado a ejercer en todos los tribunales de California, incluyendo la Corte Suprema de California, el Tribunal Federal de Distrito Sur de California y todos los Tribunales de Apelación. Debido al respeto que ha ganado en los tribunales estatales de California y los tribunales federales, el Sr. Taibi a menudo es capaz de obtener los cargos desestimados o reducidos para que sus clientes reciban una sentencia menor. El Sr. Taibi nunca duda en llevar un caso a juicio cuando no se puede lograr un acuerdo de culpabilidad o despido razonable. El Sr. Taibi maneja casos de defensa contra delitos sexuales con la máxima habilidad, dedicación y discreción.

EDUCACION
● California Western School of Law, San Diego
○ Doctorado en Jurisprudencia, 1992
● Davidson College
○ Licenciado en Economía, 1989

MEMBRESÍAS PROFESIONALES Y DE COLEGIO DE ABOGADOS
● American Bar Association
● El Estado de Bar de California y la Sección de Derecho Penal del Estado de Bar (State Bar of California and the Criminal Law Section of the State Bar)
● Colegio de Abogados del Condado de San Diego (San Diego County Bar Association)

He understands the corrosive nature of sex crime allegations and is experienced with helping his clients cope with the emotional turmoil to focus on achieving a successful outcome and protecting their future. Mr. Taibi is a highly skilled litigator, negotiator, and trial attorney. Mr. Taibi has earned a reputation as a tireless and aggressive advocate providing sex crimes legal services to his clients who have to face the San Diego, Vista, and Southern California courts. He utilizes every available resource fight sex crime allegations.
Mr. Taibi was admitted to practice law in California in 1992 and is authorized to practice in all California courts, including the Supreme Court of California, Federal District Court, and all Courts of Appeal. Because of the respect he has earned in California State Courts and federal courts, Mr. Taibi is often able to get the charges dismissed or reduced so that his clients receive a lesser sentence. Mr. Taibi never hesitates to take a case to trial when a reasonable plea agreement or dismissal cannot be achieved. Mr. Taibi handles sex crime defense cases with the utmost skill, dedication, and discretion.

EDUCATION
● California Western School of Law, San Diego
○ Juris Doctorate, 1992
● Davidson College, North Carolina
○ Bachelor of Arts in Economics, 1989

PROFESSIONAL & BAR ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIPS
● American Bar Association
● State Bar of California and the Criminal Law Section of the State Bar
● San Diego County Bar Association
● Consumer Attorneys of California

He understands the corrosive nature of sex crime allegations and is experienced with helping his clients cope with the emotional turmoil to focus on achieving a successful outcome and protecting their future. Mr. Taibi is a highly skilled litigator, negotiator, and trial attorney. Mr. Taibi has earned a reputation as a tireless and aggressive advocate providing sex crimes legal services to his clients who have to face the San Diego, Vista, and Southern California courts. He utilizes every available resource fight sex crime allegations.

Mr. Taibi was admitted to practice law in California in 1992 and is authorized to practice in all California courts, including the Supreme Court of California, Federal District Court, and all Courts of Appeal. Because of the respect he has earned in California State Courts and federal courts, Mr. Taibi is often able to get the charges dismissed or reduced so that his clients receive a lesser sentence. Mr. Taibi never hesitates to take a case to trial when a reasonable plea agreement or dismissal cannot be achieved. Mr. Taibi handles sex crime defense cases with the utmost skill, dedication, and discretion.

EDUCATION

California Western School of Law, San Diego
Juris Doctorate, 1992
Davidson College, North Carolina
Bachelor of Arts in Economics, 1989

PROFESSIONAL & BAR ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIPS

American Bar Association
State Bar of California and the Criminal Law Section of the State Bar
San Diego County Bar Association
Consumer Attorneys of California

Michael Taibi es un abogado de defensa criminal excepcional que es reconocido por la excelencia profesional en la defensa de personas que enfrentan delitos graves y delitos menores de crimenes sexuales en San Diego. Usando la amplitud y profundidad de la experiencia que ha adquirido en los 30 años que ha estado en la práctica, el Sr. Taibi ha ayudado a cientos de clientes a evitar la cárcel, multas pesadas, registro de delincuentes sexuales de por vida, y otras consecuencias graves de los delitos sexuales de California. Con las estrategias legales efectivas y un enfoque proactivo en la preparación legal, el Sr. Taibi ha obtenido resultados positivos y extraordinarios para sus clientes.

 

Entiende la naturaleza corrosiva de las acusaciones de crimen sexual y tiene experiencia en ayudar a sus clientes a hacer frente a la agitación emocional para centrarse en lograr un resultado exitoso y proteger su futuro. El Sr. Taibi es un litigante altamente calificado, negociador y abogado litigante. El Sr. Taibi se ha ganado una reputación como un defensor incansable y agresivo que proporciona servicios legales de delitos sexuales a sus clientes que tienen que enfrentarse a los tribunales Federales y de San Diego, Vista y el sur de California. Utiliza todas las acusaciones de delito sexual de lucha de recursos disponibles.

 

El Sr. Taibi fue admitido para ejercer la abogacía en California en 1992 y está autorizado a ejercer en todos los tribunales de California, incluyendo la Corte Suprema de California, el Tribunal Federal de Distrito Sur de California y todos los Tribunales de Apelación. Debido al respeto que ha ganado en los tribunales estatales de California y los tribunales federales, el Sr. Taibi a menudo es capaz de obtener los cargos desestimados o reducidos para que sus clientes reciban una sentencia menor. El Sr. Taibi nunca duda en llevar un caso a juicio cuando no se puede lograr un acuerdo de culpabilidad o despido razonable. El Sr. Taibi maneja casos de defensa contra delitos sexuales con la máxima habilidad, dedicación y discreción.

 

EDUCACION

● California Western School of Law, San Diego
○ Doctorado en Jurisprudencia, 1992

 

● Davidson College
○ Licenciado en Economía, 1989

 

MEMBRESÍAS PROFESIONALES Y DE COLEGIO DE ABOGADOS

● American Bar Association
● El Estado de Bar de California y la Sección de Derecho Penal del Estado de Bar

           (State Bar of California and the Criminal Law Section of the State Bar)

● Colegio de Abogados del Condado de San Diego

(San Diego County Bar Association)

Mr. Taibi graduated from the prestigious liberal arts school, Davidson College, with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics, in 1989.  With a concentration in pre-law classes as part of his undergraduate studies, Mr. Taibi achieved the top 5% of those taking the LSAT, the entry examination for law school.  While he attended college, Mr. Taibi was very active in college government, holding leadership positions such as Treasurer and President of his fraternity, Phi Delta Theta.

In 1992, Mr. Taibi earned his Juris Doctorate degree at California Western School of Law.  While attending law school, Mr. Taibi was the law clerk for one of the top criminal defense and family law attorneys in San Diego County.  During these three years, Mr. Taibi received an invaluable practical education in what it means to be an attorney and how to best represent clients in different areas of law.

Mr. Taibi was admitted to practice law in the State of California in 1992, and walked into the Courtroom the very next day after his acceptance into practice and began litigating.  Mr. Taibi is authorized to practice in all Courts of California, including all State Courts, as well as all Federal District Courts and Bankruptcy Courts, and the Supreme Court of California and all Courts of Appeal. He is a member of the American Bar Association, State Bar of California and the Criminal Law Section of the State Bar, San Diego County Bar Association, and National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys.

Mr. Taibi has successfully defended clients throughout California in criminal cases from misdemeanor and felony DUI’s to felony murder cases, both state and federal, in his over 25 years of practice.  He has also represented military personnel in criminal matters and is familiar with the nuances involved.  Having grown up in New York City, he is very comfortable with the fast pace associated with criminal cases and the time constraints involved.

Mr. Taibi is a caring, compassionate, knowledgeable and aggressive advocate for his clients and has been recognized as a top attorney by such organizations as the American Society of Legal Advocates and the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys.  He has also served as a mediator and arbitrator for civil disputes.  His vast experience and knowledge of the law in many different areas has given him a unique perspective as to the complexity of cases and how to best resolve matters for his clients. Mr. Taibi is very familiar with other countries and cultures and has represented many diverse individuals. He also hails from a family of immigrants, and has lived and traveled abroad, extensively in Europe and Asia.  He has also had business dealings overseas and has a background in international law, as well as immigration issues.

Mr. Taibi has vast experience in many areas of law, areas that crossover in many cases.  Mr. Taibi has represented and/or counseled clients in thousands of matters.  He has successfully handled felonies/misdemeanors, DUI’s with and without injury, theft, violent crimes, drug crimes, both state and federal, as well as those involving military personnel; administrative proceedings; DMV hearings and countless licensure proceedings; immigration issues; business law and related white collar crimes, such as embezzlement, welfare and social security fraud and insurance fraud; probate cases, involving conservatorships, guardianships, and elder abuse, and has prepared, and given advice regarding, wills and trusts; domestic violence and family law matters; adoptions; family disputes; matters involving corporations and contracts; civil litigation, and injury accidents; and international law.  It is necessary to be proficient in all of these areas to properly evaluate criminal cases and represent clients in the most effective and best possible way, to strategize properly and to analyze all options and/or consequences one may have, or have to face.  Mr. Taibi has spent many years learning and practicing all of these areas of law and honing his skills.

Mr. Taibi is highly respected as litigator and counselor for over 25 years as a practicing attorney, by attorneys and judges alike, and has the knowledge and experience to properly handle virtually any matter.

Samuel A. Sue

I, Samuel Sue J.S.D., have practiced law in various areas for a multitude of clients for several decades. This experience has also allowed me to play a crucial role in developing the primary stages of cases for you, our valued clients. I will maintain consistent and unbroken contact with both the defense team and you to develop a winning legal strategy.

I will work with you in the primary consultation to determine if you have a solid case and, if so, how to achieve the best outcome possible for you. I work extensively with former detectives and officers, granting me unique insight into the application of the law and how best to fight criminal charges.
My role within the larger legal team is one in which I will always listen and analyze every aspect of your criminal case and then present the collated information to the attorney overseeing your case for the firm. I will work with you, our attorneys, and outside investigators to specifically craft a legal plan that will likely be successful. The most valuable currency in a criminal case is to possess all the data and facts, thereby allowing me to do everything within my power to properly represent you in any legal proceedings.

I will always make certain that all the necessary time and resources will be dedicated to your defense. Doing so will ensure that I can work alongside our other attorneys to customize an effective legal strategy for you.

I am a proud graduate of Wake Forest University as well as American University, where I received my master’s in International Law and Policy. Following this, I graduated from San Diego’s Thomas Jefferson School of Law and I am certified to be an attorney in the states of California, North Carolina, and Nevada. I then received my second master’s degree and a Ph.D. in International Financial and Tax Laws. During this time, I also worked as an instructor in various international affairs and worked with a highly distinguished law firm that focused on financial, tax, and estate law.

I have used my rigorous and extensive education to secure the position of an estate planner and financial advisor to different entities in the private sector, including both families with sizable estates and corporations. This means that I was responsible for creating customized legal policies that protected assets, maximized investments, and kept overall finances healthy and robust. I have also helped various overseas companies secure the requisite legal backing to conduct their business or operations within the borders of this country. Furthermore, I am licensed as an adviser on financial and investment matters.
I have also worked with immigrants on the individual level, helping them secure their citizenship or status as legal residents and I am a proud member of AILA, which is a legal organization for lawyers who work with immigrants and people without American citizenship. I have 20 years of experience in immigration law and will use this while representing any client who may not be an American citizen.

Over the years, I have amassed a wide range of experience while working for all kinds of clients, and will bring this formidable knowledge and skill set to all of my cases and you can rest assured that you will always be in capable hands.

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