Jaime Leaños

Criminal Defense, Civil Rights and Personal Injury Attorney


Mr. Leaños was born and raised in San Jose; he has more than twenty-eight years of experience providing high-level legal representation and is widely recognized as one of the best Criminal Defense and Civil Rights attorneys in the Bay Area.

Attorney Jaime Leaños is distinguished by his trial  experience in both civil and criminal  courts and a history of successful cases in his charge due in part to his experience as an attorney for the Santa Clara Public Defender’s Office from 1993-2000.   Mr. Leaños has handled some of the most difficult cases in Santa Clara County. His practice is distinguished by a deep understanding of client issues, coupled with his legal knowledge and understanding of the  winning strategies in both trials and negotiations.

Attorney Leaños has successfully defended clients in numerous high profile cases in Santa Clara County. The verdicts and agreements of the jury in favor of their clients speak for themselves. The key is to know when to resolve a case and when to go to  trial.

Attorney Jaime A Leaños is frequently consulted in high profile cases and has appeared as a legal analyst for NBC, Telemundo, Noticias Univisión 14, and the San Jose Mercury News.