Pete is an exceptionally-experienced trial lawyer having served 20+ years as a criminal trial prosecutor as well as 10+ years as a private practitioner in both the state and federal courts. For the last 10+ years he has been a Deputy Attorney General prosecuting crimes against seniors and healthcare fraud – handling cases from investigation through trial as well as appeal. He is a former Deputy District Attorney having prosecuted hundreds of criminal cases, from Murder, Sexual Assaults and Drug Trafficking to Theft and DUI. Pete has tried over 75 cases to jury verdict.
In between his two positions as a public prosecutor, Pete started and ran his own private law practice where, amongst a broad array of work, he represented small businesses, families and individuals, including law enforcement and other first responders. A Duke Law graduate, Pete started his legal career in a major international law firm. Pete has now returned to private practice as the Chief Trial Counsel for a San Diego law firm where he is engaged in groundbreaking approaches in the “civil prosecution” of Elder Abuse matters which have skyrocketed during Covid.
Pete is a proud Veteran having served as a United States Naval Aviator and deployed with the USS Midway battlegroup.
NO CANDIDATE HAS MORE DIVERSIFIED EXPERIENCE, INDEPENDENCE OR INTEGRITY!