Herbert J. Weston





(760) 945-2653


Areas Of Practice

  • Criminal

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Criminal Law Specialist, California, 1993

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1978
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • Supreme Court of California
  • Michigan


  • Western State University College of Law, San Diego, California
  • Thomas Jefferson School of Law, San Diego, California
    • J.D. - 1978
  • Northern Michigan University
  • St. Vincent Seminary

Published Works

  • Set Precedence for law regarding parental rights with cult kidnapping cases People v. Brown

Honors and Awards

  • Top one Percent in the Nation, National Association of Distinguished Counsel
  • Criminal Defense Attorney of the Year
  • Top Attorney in San Diego Award
  • Martindale-Hubbell Award for Excellence
  • William Fletcher Award

Professional Associations

  • North San Diego County Bar Association, Past President
  • North San Diego County Criminal Bar Association, Past President
  • Inns of Court San Diego
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • California Attorneys for Criminal Justice
  • American Inns of Court
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes Inns of Court
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • California Defenders Association

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Judge Pro Tem, North San Diego County