Michael Rothschild - Rothschild Wishek & Sands LLP

Michael Rothschild

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1991
Phone: 916-444-9845

     Mr. Rothschild has honed his trial skills in over 30 years of experience defending persons charged with felony offenses. His practice has emphasized defense of sex molest and abuse cases. Since 1991 Mr. Rothschild has been recognized by and included within "The Best Lawyers in America" and has been consistently rated as "AV"by Martindale-Hubble. San Francisco Magazine has included him within their collection of "Super Laawyers of Northern California" for over 5 years. Mr. Rothschild is Past President of California Attorneys for Criminal Justice. He regularly lectures upon trial skills to the National Child Abuse Defense and Resource Center, the California Public Defenders Association and California Attorneys for Crininal Justice - the statewide organization of Criminal Defense Attorneys. In addition, Mr. Rothschild has presented to California Trial Judges through the continuing education program of the California Judicial Council. Mr. Rothschild is a graduate of U.C. Berkeley and U.C. Hastings College of the Law.

University of California, BerkeleyBS 1964University of California, Hastings College of LawJ.D. 1967
California Attorneys for Criminal Justice

Case History

Hatton v Bonner (2004) 356 F 3d 955 — Discussed parameters of sex offender registration in California
Gebremicael v Commission on Teacher Credentialing (2004) — Established basic rules as applied to teacher licensing
Brosnahan v Brown ( (1982) 32 Cal 3d 236 — A leading case on criminal procedure
Lorenzana v Superior Court (1973) 9 Cal 3d 626 — A leading case on the right to privacy and law enforcement right to search.

Office Location

765 University Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95825
United States

Practice Areas

Criminal Defense: General Practice (Grand Jury, Sex Abuse)
Criminal Defense: White-Collar (Civil and Criminal, Environmental Crimes, Government Investigations, Litigation)

Other Information

Race: Caucasian
Gender: Male