Graham Douglas Donath

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Biography

Graham D. Donath is a seasoned and aggressive attorney who devotes 100% of his practice to criminal defense. From Gang Related Attempted Murder to a first time DUI, he has the experience and knowledge to handle the broadest range of criminal matters. Mr. Donath graduated from Claremont McKenna College, where he was named a Distinguished Scholar, was a member of the Dean’s list, and was highly praised for his Honors thesis, titled “Ice-T, 2 Live Crew and Ozzy Osbourne: An Analysis Of Modern Obscenity and Incitement Laws’ Inadequacies as a Means Of Regulating Musical Expression.” He received his Juris Doctorate from University of California, Hastings College of the Law and was granted admission to the State Bar of California by examination immediately after graduation.

Mr. Donath worked previously in Riverside as a Deputy Public Defender of Riverside County, where he was named Misdemeanor Trial Attorney of the Year. He has handled thousands of Felony, Misdemeanor, and Juvenile criminal matters successfully, obtaining excellent results for his clients both through negotiation and in trial. He is a member of the California Public Defender’s Association, California Attorneys For Criminal Justice, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Criminal Defense panel of Riverside County, and the Orange, Los Angeles and Riverside County Bar Associations.

Mr. Donath has been named one of the Top 100 Trial Attorneys in Southern California by the National Trial Lawyers Organization for 2013 and 2014. He is one of only a small handful of attorneys who have been deemed the prestigious honor of Certified Specialist in Criminal Law by the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization.

Mr. Donath’s previous employers include United States Senator Barbara Boxer, renowned jury and trial consultants Donald Vinson and Jo-Ellan Dimitrius, and the Ventura County District Attorney’s Off

Areas of Practice (45)

  • Assault and Battery
  • Bribery
  • Burglary
  • Capital Offenses
  • Crime Victims Compensation
  • Criminal Conspiracy
  • Criminal Defense
  • Criminal Forfeiture
  • Criminal Fraud
  • Criminal Investigation
  • Death Penalty
  • Drivers License Suspension
  • Driving While Intoxicated
  • DUI/DWI
  • Electronic Surveillance
  • Expungements
  • Extortion
  • Extradition
  • Felonies
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Forensic DNA
  • Forensic Medicine
  • Forensic Science
  • Forgery
  • Grand Jury Practice
  • Habeas Corpus
  • Hit and Run
  • Homicide, Juvenile Criminal Law
  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • Malicious Prosecution
  • Manslaughter
  • Misdemeanors
  • Murder
  • Parole and Probation
  • Post-Conviction Remedies
  • Search and Seizure
  • Sex Crimes
  • Sexual Assault
  • Shoplifting
  • Stalking
  • Theft
  • Vehicular Homicide
  • Weapons Charges
  • Wiretapping
  • Wire Fraud

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
714-855-4006  Phone
(951) 667-5293  Phone
(877) 904-9649  Fax
www.gddlaw.com
Mailing Address:
2030 Main Street, Suite 1040, Riverside, CA 92501
University Attended:
Claremont McKenna College, B.A., 2001
Law School Attended:
University of California Hastings College of the Law, J.D., 2005
Year of First Admission:
2006
Admission:
2006, California
Memberships:
California Public Defender’s Association
California Attorneys For Criminal Justice
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Criminal Defense panel of Riverside County
Orange County Bar Association
Los Angeles County Bar Association
Riverside County Bar Associations
ISLN:
922437824
Payment Information:
  • Free Initial Consultation

Peer Reviews

5.0/5.0 (9 reviews)
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    5.0/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

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  • Judgment

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  • Communication

    5.0/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    5.0/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Attorney on 04/10/18 in Criminal Law

  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Sole Practitioner on 09/04/15 in Criminal Law

    Graham is a forceful and effective advocate for his clients, whether it is a small misdemeanor matter or a capital case. He is highly ethical, effective and each client takes as high priority as if the case were for a family member. Graham is an ex... Read more

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    Graham is a forceful and effective advocate for his clients, whether it is a small misdemeanor matter or a capital case. He is highly ethical, effective and each client takes as high priority as if the case were for a family member. Graham is an excellent attorney. Read less

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