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Jessica Agnich

Phone: 650.260.4105
Fax: 650.275.4415

Jessica Agnich is an experienced criminal defense attorney. Now located in San Mateo County, Jessica has represented over a thousand adult and juvenile clients in California. She has a reputation with judges, district attorneys, defense attorneys, and clients as a successful trial attorney and zealous advocate on behalf of her clients.

Jessica has been practicing law since 2005 and has handled every type of case from simple misdemeanors to serious murder charges. She has achieved Not Guilty verdicts and dismissals for charges ranging from domestic violence to murder. Jessica does not shy away from jury trial, when necessary, and is not afraid of difficult or serious cases. See just a few of Jessica's case results.

Jessica is a certified specialist in criminal law certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. Certified specialists must demonstrate a competency in their area of practice that goes above and beyond that of the normal legal practitioner. The application process requires that the attorney pass a written examination and receive favorable evaluations by other attorneys and judges. Less than 500 of the over 250,000 attorneys in California are legal specialists in criminal law, and Jessica is one of only five criminal law specialists in San Mateo county. See the California State Bar website for additional information about legal specialization.

In addition to being a skilled advocate in court, Jessica always puts her clients first. She consistently brings commitment, compassion, and determination to the representation of her clients. See what former clients have to say about working with Jessica.

"Being charged with a crime is one of the most stressful and difficult experiences you will ever endure. I understand that what happens in court can have a lasting impact on your life, your livelihood, and your family. I will make sure that all of your questions are answered and that you are fully informed at every stage of the criminal process.

I will fight hard at every court date, and I will leverage every favorable fact to your benefit. I will make sure all necessary investigation is completed and explore every possible defense to your case. From the first confidential consultation to the final resolution of your case, I will stand by your side to ensure that all of your defenses are presented and that all of your rights are protected" — Jessica Agnich

Jessica has also served as faculty for the California Public Defenders Association trial skills academy, and volunteers at Golden Gate University School of Law for moot court and mock trial programs.

Professional Licenses

  • State Bar of California, 2005
  • Certified Specialist in Criminal Law, State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization

Education

  • Golden Gate University School of Law, 2005
    Juris Doctor (JD), Highest Honors
    Criminal Law Specialization
  • University of California, Santa Cruz, 2001
    Bachelor of Arts, College Honors

Professional Associations

  • San Mateo County Bar Association
  • Pacific Juvenile Defender Center (PJDC)
  • California Public Defender’s Association (CPDA)

Practice Areas

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Reviews

“She fought hard for me and I would recommend her to anyone ...”
– Brent, Avvo Review

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