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David P. Shapiro

David P. Shapiro

Criminal Defense Attorney
(San Diego, CA)

Law Office of David P. Shapiro

David Philip Shapiro is a San Diego criminal defense lawyer licensed to practice law in the State of California. From the beginning of his college days through today, he has focused his career on protecting the rights of those charged with criminal offenses.

As an undergraduate at the State University of New York at Buffalo, David majored in Legal Studies, and received his Bachelor of Arts degree summa cum laude in 2003.

In his final year in Buffalo, David received a scholarship to attend Tulane University Law School, where he continued to make criminal law the center of his studies. While in law school, David was a student-attorney at the Tulane Criminal Law Clinic. He fought for the rights of prisoners during the chaos that followed Hurricane Katrina, and was recognized for his efforts in numerous news documentaries. He further honed his skills working for the rights of older prisoners in Louisiana, and is one of only a few students who argued successfully before the Louisiana State Board of Parole.

Moving to San Diego after evacuating New Orleans due to Hurricane Katrina in 2005, David completed one semester of law school at the University of San Diego in the fall of 2005 and then returned to New Orleans, and graduated from Tulane Law School in 2006. Upon passing the California Bar Exam in 2007, David was hired as an associate attorney at San Diego’s largest criminal defense law firm, remaining there through the Spring of 2010. The Law Offices of David P. Shapiro, APLC, was born on April 15, 2010. Nearly a decade and well over one thousand clients later David is considered by many to be one of San Diego’s best criminal defense attorneys. His firm’s hard work and successful representation of those accused of committing crimes has been recognized by the local and national media. David has been the recipient of numerous peer nominated and reviewed awards such as SuperLawyers, Best of the Bar, and Top Attorneys. David is also an integral part of the San Diego Criminal Defense Bar Association, serving as a Board Member since 2016. He prides himself on helping good people regain control of their future when charged with crimes.

David P. Shapiro

Criminal Defense Attorney
(San Diego, CA)

Law Office of David P. Shapiro


Here's What You Need To Know To Regain Control of Your Future
Published Date: Mar 2018
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Facing Charges In San Diego?: Here's What You Need To Know To Regain Control of Your Future

You will find this book helpful in answering some of your basic questions in the event you or a loved one are facing criminal charges in San Diego, California. Use this book as a complement to your own research when in the market for a quality, experienced, criminal defense law firm.