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Daniel DeLimon

Founding Attorney

Mr. DeLimon is an award-winning trial lawyer, and former prosecutor, who served as a homicide attorney in the Riverside County District Attorney’s Office, before founding his own criminal defense firm, DeLimon Law.

Prior to becoming a lawyer, Mr. DeLimon finished in the top 1% of his college criminal justice program and attended one of the best law schools in California, the University of California, Hastings College of Law where he obtained his Juris Doctorate Degree in 2004.

After law school, Mr. DeLimon was hired by the Riverside District Attorney’s Office and quickly became a rising star within one of the largest District Attorney’s offices in the country. Mr. DeLimon served in the misdemeanor, major narcotics, domestic violence, and gang units before being promoted to the prestigious homicide unit. During his homicide career, Mr. DeLimon distinguished himself as one of the most talented and best prepared trial attorneys. Mr. DeLimon tried more than 70 cases to trial, including more than 30 homicide cases, numerous high-profile cases, and some of the state’s most complex death penalty cases. In one high profile case, Mr. DeLimon tried a death penalty case against eight opposing attorneys. Mr. DeLimon is also one of the few attorneys in the history of the District Attorney’s Office who earned the attorney of the year award four times, in 2008. 2009, 2010, and 2015. His success in leading criminal investigations and trying cases in court have been featured in numerous television shows showing including ID Discovery, “NCIS” TV Show, and “On the Case” with Paula Zahn. Mr. DeLimon has also taught criminal investigation, forensic, and trial advocacy courses throughout Southern California.

After leaving the District Attorney’s Office, Mr. DeLimon started his own firm where he focuses exclusively on criminal defense cases. Mr. DeLimon is fiercely passionate about defending his clients, their families, their freedom, and their future. Mr. DeLimon takes pride in leveraging his many years of criminal investigation and trial experience to skillfully and aggressively defending his clients from criminal charges. His clients include families trying to protect their children from criminal charges in juvenile court, high net-worth individuals looking for excellent representation, and individuals charged with the most serious and complex criminal charges including sexual assault and homicide. Mr. DeLimon consistently wins victories on behalf of his clients including, “not guilty” verdicts, dismissals of the case, reduction in charges, and otherwise saving his clients from complex serious charges, or lengthy prison sentences. Mr. DeLimon is widely recognized and respected by police, prosecutors, and his fellow defense attorneys, as one of the best trial lawyers in the area.

Riverside criminal defense lawyer Daniel DeLimon