Samuel E. Spital

Sam Spital is our Managing Attorney and Founder. Beginning in 1970, he served over seven and one-half years as Deputy Attorney General with the California Department of Justice. As a prosecutor, he handled over 50 Criminal Appeals in the state and Federal Courts, all the way through to the California and U.S. Supreme Court. During that period of time, Sam received unique training, learning to look at each and every single fact as having potential legal significance. Sam was supervised by Senior Deputy Attorneys General, many of whom went on to become Judges, including Ron George, a recent Chief Justice of the California Supreme Court.

As a former Deputy Attorney General, Sam prosecuted countless professional and occupational license cases on behalf of nearly every California Board, Bureau and Department, including the Board of Registered Nursing, Dental Board, Medical Board, Board of Behavioral Sciences, Respiratory Care Board, Board of Pharmacy, Board of Psychology, Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Physical Therapy Board, Board of Accountancy, Board of Optometry, Board of Veterinary Medicine, Board of Professional Engineers, Contractors’ State License Board, Bureau of Automotive Repair, Department of Motor Vehicles and the Department of Health.

Then, Sam went into private practice starting his own Law Firm in 1978. He opened 7 offices throughout Southern California, with a team of 10 lawyers and nearly 50 employees, they handled over 10,000 cases. For a short period of time in 2001 and 2002, Sam served as a San Diego Deputy Probation Officer, preparing criminal sentence reports for Superior Court Judges.

Over the past four decades, Sam has written numerous articles that have been published in local, statewide and national journals and magazines. In addition, he has been invited to lecture throughout California as well as in Las Vegas.On August 13, 2008, Fox Channel 5 News invited Sam to be a Legal Commentator on their morning news program.

Sam goes Above and Beyond to obtain a satisfactory and winning solution for his clients.

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