Ezekiel E. Cortez

Ezekiel E. Cortez


Law Offices of Ezekiel E. Cortez

Recognized since 2001

San Diego, California

Practice Areas

Criminal Defense: General Practice

Criminal Defense: White-Collar

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A National Practice Devoted To Complex Federal Criminal Defense, Federal and State Habeas Litigation And Other Federal Matters.

Ezekiel E. Cortez is a Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist, California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization after passing the federal specialist examination.

As a devoted career criminal defense attorney, Mr. Cortez has unwaveringly devoted his practice to the defense of federal criminal cases and other federal matters since 1984. Since 1988 Mr. Cortez has also engaged in Habeas Corpus Litigation of selected federal and state cases.

Mr. Cortez's legal ability and ethical conduct have earned the highest peer-review rating available from Martindale-Hubbell - an AV rating.

For over two decades now, Mr. Cortez has been continuously listed in The Best Lawyers In America. Mr. Cortez has also been listed in San Diego Magazine's "Best Lawyers In San Diego" in 2001 and 2005-2009 as one of only a handful of elite criminal defense lawyers described by the magazine as the type of lawyer that other "attorneys would go to if they needed a [federal criminal defense] lawyer." Mr. Cortez was also listed in Super Lawyers since the 2007 edition of California: San Diego, Criminal Defense: White Collar category as one of the "Seriously Outstanding Top 5%" in his field.

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Location

  • 550 West C Street, Suite 620
    San Diego, CA 92101

Languages

  • Spanish

Demographics

  • Ethnicity: Hispanic or Latino

Education

  • University of San Diego , J.D., graduated 1983

Bar Admissions

  • California, The State Bar of California
  • United States, The State Bar of California

Affiliations

  • NACDL - Member

Law Offices of Ezekiel E. Cortez
Headquarters: San Diego, California

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Criminal Defense: General Practice
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Special Focus

  • COVID-19
  • Criminal Defense
  • Federal
  • White-Collar Criminal Defense

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