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Elliott Kanter


As Elliott began litigating for clients, he realized he enjoyed solving problems for those in need. This led him to focus on criminal and personal injury law. He wants to minimize or eradicate the pain for victims of both criminal and personal injury cases.

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Michelle Truong


Michelle approaches each case as if it were going to trial. This way, she says, she knows she is prepared for anything. Michelle focuses on serious personal injury cases and educates her clients so they can make informed decisions moving forward.


No matter the criminal charge or personal injury you're facing, we're here to help.


Everything we do is designed to make your life a little easier.

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Affordable Service

The cost of representation is on your mind. You want to know what all the fees are and, most importantly, if you can afford them. To alleviate some financial stress, we offer free consultations and are transparent about the cost of our services.

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Accessible Attorneys

Reliability is important. When you are facing a criminal charge, you need an attorney that will be in regular contact with you through every step of the way. If you have a pressing concern, we will be around to ease your anxiety.

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Informative Counsel

There is no substitute for experience. You deserve an attorney with significant experience to represent your case. 40 years of practicing law gives us that experience, and we want to put our knowledge and expertise to work for you.

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A Strategic Approach

Preparing for every outcome is the best way to ensure all bases are covered. Even if your case doesn’t go to court, we prepare for it. With compassion and exacting counsel, we are able to take your case as far as needed for your best interest.

“When it comes to the law, preparation is key. We’ll take every
precaution to strengthen your case.” —Elliot Kanter

Every case starts with a consultation. But advice and counsel do not stop there. We will meet with you often, keep you informed on the progress of your case, and direct the precautions you need to take in order to fortify your case. We will explore every option and every strategy. With our guidance, you can rest assured no stone will be left unturned.

We want your case to be successful, and our practice is devoted to pursuing the outcome you desire. We work collaboratively, and we will give you the opportunity throughout the progression of your case to express your concerns and put your burdens on our shoulders. You can trust we will pursue your best interest and always keep you informed.

Take control of your situation



We take the time to explain where your case stands and empower you to make informed decisions.

As criminal defense attorneys in San Diego, California, we are proud to serve our community and provide excellent legal service. We have seen many different cases and have represented clients from the interrogation room all the way to the appellate court.

We will take care of your needs from the start, offering free consultations and making sure you are confident with our plan to move forward. Facing a criminal charge can be frightening and frustrating. A lot of cases take months and even years to reach trial, but we will not leave you hanging. We are prepared to go the distance to protect your rights and your freedom.

When we take personal injury cases, we are aware of the vulnerability you may be feeling, and we want to empower you and seek justice and compensation on your behalf. With decades of experience and a long practice of compassion, we treat your case the same as if it were our own. You deserve to be properly cared for.

Whatever situation you find yourself in, our law firm can help. With our vast knowledge and experience, we are confident in tackling any case. If you are afraid your case is unwinnable, do not concede. That is what the other side wants. Let us champion you so you can focus on what really matters.