Ryan Tegnelia, JD | Trial Attorneys and Counselors

Ryan Tegnelia, JD

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Ryan is a criminal defense lawyer with an extensive background.

As an attorney, Ryan was first employed as a Deputy District Attorney in central California where he prosecuted hundreds of cases at the misdemeanor and felony level. Upon his return to San Diego Ryan established his own practice, but was quickly recruited by the largest consumer criminal defense firm in Southern California.

Ryan has represented clients in San Diego, Riverside, San Bernardino, Orange, Los Angeles, Fresno, Kings and Tulare counties as well as Federal court. Ryan has successfully defended clients within the full spectrum of criminal law, from driving under the influence to murder. He also has extensive experience defending financial and white collar crimes including embezzlement, investor fraud, check and credit card fraud, identity theft and real estate fraud. He has handled many high profile cases that have appeared on local and national news. An experienced trial attorney, Ryan has won not guilty verdicts on both felony and misdemeanor cases.

Ryan attended the Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, graduating in 2005. He is a member of the State Bar of California, as well as the Federal District Court for the Southern District of California and the San Diego County Bar Association.

Bar & Court Admissions
  • California
  • Southern District of California
  • JD, Thomas Jefferson School of Law