Attorney Profile - Pratik Shah, Esq
About Pratik Shah
Mr. Shah was born in Los Angeles and raised just south of Downtown. Mr. Shah attended and graduated from the University of California, Riverside, with a bachelors degree in English. Thereafter, he attended Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego and graduated Cum Laude in May 2012 with a Juris Doctorate degree.
While at Thomas Jefferson, he was active with the school’s Mock Trial team, attending and competing in Mock Trial competitions across the nation. Mr. Shah earned a reputation as having a nose for the courtroom which culminated in winning the Best Cross Examination award at the Buffalo Niagara Invitational Mock Trial Competition in Buffalo, NY where he bested competition from top schools across the nation. Mr. Shah interned at the San Diego County District Attorney’s Office, where he was involved with all aspects of juvenile criminal matters. As an intern Mr. Shah argued over 30 motions and was victorious in his first and only trial. In addition, Mr. Shah interned at DELT Law a litigation firm in San Diego where he honed his skills for litigation and was able to parlay his success in school, mock trial, and internships with a job offer from the Sacramento County District Attorney’s office.
Upon graduation, Mr. Shah worked at the Sacramento County District Attorney’s office as a Deputy District Attorney where he was a member of the Misdemeanor trial team. As a member of this team he first chaired six jury trials, all of them to verdict. He successfully negotiated hundreds of cases with a myriad of facts and learned the ins and outs of the criminal justice system.
After his stint at the Sacramento County District Attorney’s office Mr. Shah decided to return back home to sunny Southern California and provide legal services to the community where he grew up. He has successfully handled a myriad of personal injury claims involving slip and falls and vehicle accidents. He has successfully negotiated and dismissed criminal matters for clients including DUIs and Domestic Violence cases. Mr. Shah has also tried Family Law cases in Los Angeles as well as San Diego and has consistently received positive results. Mr. Shah has two offices in Southern California, one in downtown L.A. and one near his childhood home in Artesia. Mr. Shah pledges to listen, learn, and care about your case like no other attorney and that’s why he believes that consultations with an attorney should always be free.
Mr. Shah is a member of the State Bar of California and is admitted to practice before all courts of the State of California and the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.
Pratik can be contacted at: email@example.com