Paul Neuharth

Attorney Profile

Since 1990 Paul Neuharth has practiced Criminal and Administrative Law exclusively and has been chosen by the San Diego Daily Transcript as a "Top 10" attorney in San Diego for several years consecutively.

Paul spends time between his office in downtown San Diego and his cattle ranch in Central Oregon where he is able to focus on more complicated cases without interruption. The Law Office of Paul Neuharth strives to give the best results possible in every case, be it a homicide or a medical DMV hearing and consistently do just that. Prior to becoming an attorney Paul worked his way through College and Law School as a Police Officer for almost 7 years.

Bar Admissions

  • California State Bar
  • U.S. District Court- Southern District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals- Ninth District
  • U.S. District Court- Central and Northern Districts of California
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • University of California, Bachelors Degree, 1984
  • University of San Diego, Juris Doctorate, 1989

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Law
  • Administrative Law


  • La Jolla Bar Association
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Criminal Defense Bar Association
  • American Inn of Court
  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • Criminal Defense Lawyers Club
  • American Trial Lawyers Association

Awards / Recognition

  • SuperLawyers for 4 years, from 2010-2013
  • Martindale Hubble AV - rating since 1995
  • AVVO rating 10 out of 10 / Superb
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers in California since 2008 - American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Top Criminal Defense Attorney, San Diego Daily Transcript 2013
  • Top Criminal Defense Attorney, San Diego Daily Transcript 2011
  • Top 10 Criminal Defense Attorneys, San Diego Daily Transcript 2010

Cases Published