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    Know and Protect Your Rights in a Criminal Defense Matter

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      Know and Protect Your Rights in a Criminal Defense Matter

          Gurjit Pandher
          Gurjit Pandher Attorney
          • Gurjit Pandher has over 20 years of legal experience, litigating over 340 jury trials throughout his legal career.
          • Gurjit has various experiences in the legal field that gives him a unique and empathetic perspective, including previous work as a prosecutor and a Pro Tempore Judge.
          • His background working in both the criminal and civil fields gives him a deep understanding of litigation and helps him effectively advocate for clients.
          • Gurjit is multilingual and fluent in Punjabi, Hindi, and Urdu.
          About Gurjit Pandher

          Gurjit Pandher is a no-nonsense criminal defense attorney at The Nieves Law Firm with over 20 years of legal experience. With that type of experience, there isn’t much that surprises Gurjit in the courtroom when defending clients. Gurjit understands the criminal defense field and has served in multiple roles in the criminal justice system, including working as a prosecutor and serving as a Pro Tempore Judge after being hand-selected by four Presiding District Court Judges. His trial experience (Over 340 cases tried by jury) has been foundational in helping him hone his legal skills through pre-trial preparation, negotiations, legal writing, research, and oral advocacy. Gurjit’s experience in both the criminal and civil arenas have helped him cultivate the skills he uses daily to secure positive outcomes for clients.

          Born in London, England, Gurjit lived in India for a short time before moving to the United States. He graduated with a Bachelors in Political Science before attaining his law degree. His interest in the legal field expands beyond his work as an attorney – Gurjit has served as a mock trial judge for law school students and was a former Bar Association president. 

          Outside of work, Gurjit is an avid sports fan, history buff, podcast enthusiast, and world traveler. One of Gurjit’s most proud accomplishments is climbing Mount Rainier (14,411 feet elevation) as part of a breast cancer fundraising effort. If you’re in the office, don’t be surprised if you hear a Seinfeld quote from Gurjit as he’s our in-office Seinfeld expert.

          Our Criminal Defense Lawyers At The Nieves Law Firm serve clients in Oakland, CA and surrounding areas, including Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Solano and San Francisco counties. Call for free consultation
          Gurjit Pandher

          Gurjit Pandher

          The Nieves Law Firm, APC
          Oakland Criminal Lawyer | California Criminal Defense
          160 Franklin St. Ste. 210
          CA 94607
          (510) 779-2082 N/A
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