Who We Are

The Law Office of Jaime A. Leaños is located in San Jose, California, and has more than 27 years of experience in Civil Rights, Criminal Defense, and Personal Injury cases.  Mr. Leaños has successfully represented clients in civil and criminal courts and is one of the only attorneys in the Bay Area to have had successful verdicts on behalf of his clients in  both civil and criminal trials.

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Our Commitment / Honest Communication

Attorney Jaime A. Leaños is committed to providing you the best legal defense possible. Mr. Leaños will review the facts of your case and the evidence in detail before we decide if you should set your matter for trial or seek a reasonable settlement that is in your best interest. This is called the discovery process. Honest communication is very important between the client and Mr. Leaños during the discovery process. Thus, the client will be fully informed prior to making any decisions.

Practice Areas

Criminal Defense / All Options Explored

Mr. Leaños  commits to exploring all options, including having the charges  dismissed. Mr. Leaños has successfully had numerous cases dismissed when he negotiated for community service or volunteer hours.  If the charges cannot be dismissed a client should pursue having the charges reduced, and alternatives to jail such as community service, volunteer work or house arrest.  Many clients have been able to avoid doing jail time when a reasonable settlement has been negotiated between Mr. Leaños and the District Attorney’s Office.  Clients have also been able to serve alternatives to jail that allows them to keep their jobs and attend school. 

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DUI & DUI Process

Regardless of whether it’s a first-time or repeat offense, if you’re charged with DUI/DWI in California, there may be a number of stressful and charged questions to consider. For nearly 26 years, the law firm of Jaime Leaños has been helping clients charged with DUI/DWIs achieve the best possible outcomes in their cases.Learn More »

Vehicular Manslaughter

If you or a loved one has been charged with vehicular manslaughter in California, there may be innumerable issues of concern. If you believe you were not at fault, it’s imperative to reach out an experienced San Jose vehicular manslaughter defense attorney who can investigate your case and ensure that your rights are preserved.Learn More »

Personal Injury

After being injured in a car accident, trying to sort through the legal and insurance issues while attempting to recover from your injuries can prove to be too much for many of us.

Let us guide you through the legal process while you focus on recovery.Learn More »

Auto Accidents

When you or a loved one has been injured in a catastrophic automotive collision in California due to someone else’s negligence, you need to partner with an attorney who is committed to doing everything he or she can to ensure that you obtain the compensation to which you are entitled under law.Learn More »

Police Misconduct

Police misconduct can be difficult to prove without the right legal team on your side. By having an experienced civil rights lawyer, you can rest assured that you will have aggressive representation throughout the entire process.Learn More »


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