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About Elliott Kanter

San Diego criminal defense attorney Elliott Kanter handles criminal defense and personal injury cases in state and federal courts across southern California. Mr. Kanter is also credentialed to argue cases before the United States Supreme Court. With three decades of legal experience, he has built a reputation for resourcefulness and tenacity as well as an impressive record of success on behalf of his clients throughout southern California.

9 Most Common Computer and Internet Cyber Crimes

By | October 23rd, 2018|Criminal Defense|

The Internet can be a scary place, full of scammers, thieves, and saboteurs. If you think that sounds like an exaggeration, consider this statistic: According to the Norton Cyber Security Insights Report, over 143 million Americans have been affected by computer crimes in the last year, with 80% of those surveyed reporting they or someone [...]

How to Find an Excellent Lawyer in San Diego

By | August 23rd, 2018|Criminal Defense|

If you are in need of a lawyer and your future is at stake, you don’t want to settle for average. You want to find the best attorney possible, an excellent lawyer in San Diego who will do everything possible to get your desired outcome in court. To find an excellent lawyer, it is important [...]

Private Lawyer Vs Public Defender | Your Best Option After Arrest

By | August 6th, 2018|Criminal Defense|

If you are in need of an attorney and funds are running low, you might be considering going with a public defender over a private attorney. However, before making a decision it is important to strongly weigh the two options to try to determine which is best for you. There are several factors that should [...]

How Much Is My Semi-Truck Accident Injury Claim Worth?

By | August 1st, 2018|Personal Injury Law|

A car accident with another car is scary enough. When that other car happens to be a 40-ton behemoth of a semi-truck, that accident goes from scary to terrifying. An injury after a collision with a semi-truck is inevitable, and at that point, it is time to make a semi-truck accident injury claim. The immense [...]

Defending Yourself In Criminal Court & Why It’s A Bad Idea

By | July 19th, 2018|Criminal Defense|

You have seen it in movies and on TV. The noble hero who has been wrongly accused of a crime decides to represent himself in court, turning the entire proceedings upside down as he fights to prove his innocence. In reality, things will be quite different. Defending yourself in court is a bad idea, and [...]

Can A Criminal Case Be Dismissed Before Trial?

By | July 10th, 2018|Criminal Defense|

Just because you have been charged with a crime does not mean you will go to court, or even have to make a plea. In fact, many cases get dismissed before even going to trial, and the first job of any experienced defense attorney should be trying to get a case dismissed. There are a [...]

I Got Caught Shoplifting – Will It Be on My Record?

By | July 2nd, 2018|Criminal Law|

Many people go through a brief “rebellious” phase at some point in their life. For some, this can be as harmless as dying their hair a funky color or wearing provocative clothing. For others, rebellion can come in the form of petty crime, with many going more specifically with shoplifting. Shoplifting is never ok, as [...]

I Was Hit by a Car While Crossing the Street – How to Get Compensated

By | June 30th, 2018|Personal Injury Law|

It was a day like any other day. You get to a busy intersection and hit the crossing signal, and patiently wait for the “walk” signal that tells you the close is clear. After a bit of a wait, you finally see the white outline of a person flash across the street from you and [...]

Why a Semi Truck Accident Is Different From an Auto Accident

By | June 28th, 2018|Personal Injury Law|

A car accident is already stressful enough. Between the trauma of the collision, getting treatment for injuries, and repairing your vehicle, it is enough to make anyone feel anxious. Things get even more hectic if your car accident is with a semi-truck. Besides just the sheer size of a semi, there are various different rules [...]

Injured in a Lyft or Uber Car Accident? We Help Drivers & Passengers

By | June 26th, 2018|Personal Injury Law|

Lyft, Uber, and other rideshare companies are here to stay. What was once a novelty has now become a necessity, as people across the globe are hailing digital taxis via their smartphones at a gargantuan rate. In fact, in 2017 Lyft reported they are giving over a million rides a day, and Uber dwarfed that [...]