In a time when a vast majority of criminal defense attorneys just plead their clients out because they are too afraid to go to trial, Ashley Daniel is one of the few remaining trial lawyers out there who will go the extra mile and put on a jury trial if it is advantageous to his client. Mr. Daniel is fearless in the courtroom and with his extensive jury trial experience, he has a lot to offer his clients.
Mr. Daniel received his undergraduate degree in Political Science from U.C. Irvine, and then went on to acquire a J.D. from Chapman University – Fowler School of Law. While at Chapman, Mr. Daniel served as the Articles Editor for the Chapman Law Review and was the Vice President of ADR (Alternative Dispute Resolution) Board, as well as a member of the Trial Advocacy Team. Mr. Daniel won numerous awards for ADR and Trial Advocacy while at Chapman. Each of these experiences helped him fine tune his skills in and out of the courtroom.
Upon graduating and passing the California State Bar exam, Mr. Daniel started out his legal career as a Deputy District Attorney with the Humboldt County DA’s Office. This experience helped him realize his true passion – criminal defense – and since then he has been vigorously defending the constitutional rights of criminal defendants. They say that the best defense is a good offense, and that adage certainly applies in the criminal defense arena. With his experience as a former prosecutor, Mr. Daniel has extensive knowledge and understanding of how the DA’s office operates and how they seek to prosecute criminal cases. Mr. Daniel effectively utilizes his unique experience and skillset to better assist his clients in formulating strong defenses for their cases and vigorously negotiating for the best possible outcomes. Whether its a plea deal or jury trial, Mr. Daniel is committed to getting the absolute BEST results for his clients.
Mr. Daniel knows his way around the courtroom and around the criminal justice system. If your freedom and your rights are hanging in the balance, contact the Law Office of Ashley Daniel help fight for you.
* University of California, Irvine
B.A.: Political Science
* Chapman University – Fowler School of Law
* State Bar of California
no history of discipline
* US District Court
Southern District of California
* US District Court
Central District of California
* South Asian Bar Association
* Orange County Bar Association
* Banyard Inn of Court