Tanya L. Weston is one of the fortunate few who knew early on in life which profession she wanted to pursue.  Being a native to San Diego, she witnessed firsthand the success of her father Herbert Weston as he continued to build his reputation as one of the finest criminal attorneys in Southern California, and she too wanted to make the legal profession her life’s calling. After graduating from the University of San Francisco and then earning her Juris Doctorate from the Western State University School of Law, Tanya Weston joined her father’s firm and quickly established her own reputation as a preeminent defense attorney.

Ms. Weston has handled over 1000 cases from Drugs, Gangs, DUIs, Sex Crimes, Murder and numerous other crimes. She is regarded by her legal colleagues for her tenacious defense of her clients in all types of criminal cases. By hiring Ms. Weston you will receive the personal attention of an attorney with a proven track record. She will keep you informed and explain the entire process, and work with you every step of the way.   Additionally, you will receive the quality representation and respect you deserve during this difficult time.

One of the keys to Ms. Weston’s success is her thorough preparation and experience on each case. She and her staff conduct intensive research to discover any and all facts that could have a bearing on the outcome of a case. She excels at relating to juries and is also recognized for her ability to negotiate favorable terms on behalf of her clients.

Ms. Weston is very active in a number of legal organizations and continues to champion the legal rights of the underdog.

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  • Graduated University of San Francisco
  • Graduated Western State University School of Law Cum Laude- Juris Doctorate
  • Sworn Supreme Court of California
  • Sworn United States District Court- Southern District of California



  • Past President of North County Criminal Defense Section
  • Director 3 years in North County Lawyers Club
  • California Attorneys of Criminal Justice
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes Inns of Court
  • Fiorenzo V. Lopardo American Inns of Court
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • North County Bar Association
  • California Defenders Association