Law Office of David P. Shapiro
San Diego, CA US
Posted ago
Law Office of David P. Shapiro

Do you have quality experience as a criminal defense attorney and are looking to join a firm that delivers excellence to its clients and creates a positive and lasting impact on the San Diego community beyond criminal defense? Perhaps you are a solo practitioner who loves what you do, but has grown tired of the responsibilities of running a law firm? Or you are a current Public Defender or Prosecutor who knows it is time to make a change but does not want to leave a career in criminal law?

Our rapidly growing, San Diego-based, criminal defense law firm is seeking detail-oriented, highly organized, passionate, emotionally mature, and self-directed attorneys to join our team. Since 2010, we have helped good people regain control of their future when charged with a crime, providing unsurpassed service to those who call upon us to help them during what is likely the most stressful times in their lives. We pride ourselves on being unique in the way we approach everything related to criminal defense and business. Anyone considering joining our team must embody the principle that “excellence is a habit and not an act,” and be able to thrive in a modern, fast-paced law firm environment.


  • Handle criminal cases from initial consultation through resolution in both state and federal courts within San Diego County.
  • With the support of the Firm, generate, cultivate, and convert viable clients with an overall goal to increase the Firm’s revenue.
  • Be a team player and serve as a reinforcement to the other attorneys at the Firm when needed.


  • Candidates must have experience as a practicing criminal attorney in California, preferably in San Diego County
  • We are looking for someone with exemplary problem-solving, negotiation, communication, and time management skills who can hit the ground running.
  • Quality over quantity (in years) of experience is what matters most. Equally important is the candidate’s personality, character, intelligence, and overall integrity.
  • Fluency in written and spoken Spanish is preferred, but not required.

$90,000 - $200,000 yearly
About Law Office of David P. Shapiro

As one of San Diego’s fastest-growing law firms, we are ALWAYS looking to add superstars to our existing dynamic team, even if your specific position is not listed as being “open.” Rest assured your application will be confidential.

Check out the videos on the Careers page of our website to learn more about our mission statement of always delivering excellence to our clients and creating a positive and lasting impact to the San Diego community beyond criminal defense.

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