A. SPITAL AND ASSOCIATES
Loyola, Loyola Marymount University
1966 - 1970
Sam Spital brings over 39 years of integrity, dependability and good judgment, which are indispensable qualities in every aspect of Sam's life, and the most important attributes of an attorney. Sam formulates his plan of action with each client's goals and expectations as the primary consideration. He strives to also provide each client with a thorough understanding of the legal issues, economic realities and alternatives.
Sam began his legal career as a Deputy Attorney General for the California Department of Justice (serving from 1970 - 1978, in both the Criminal and Civil Law Divisions). As a Deputy Attorney General, he handled over 50 criminal appeals, in all State and Federal Courts. Additionally, he prosecuted several hundred businesses and professionals licensed by the State for unprofessional conduct, violations of criminal statutes, gross negligence, incompetence, consumer fraud, white-collar crimes, and other misdeeds. He represented nearly every State Agency, California Board and Bureau in cases involving fraud, breach of contract, construction defects, negligence, malpractice, health care, violation of state statutes, unprofessional conduct and unfair business practices.
In 1978, Sam started his own Law Firm, eventually becoming Managing Attorney supervising seven offices throughout California, a team of 10 lawyers and nearly 50 employees handling over 10,000 cases. Also, Sam served as a Deputy Probation Officer for the County of San Diego (2001-2002) in the Adult Field Services section at the Hall of Justice in Downtown, San Diego. Sam's relentless focus on his clients and their respective needs and desires continues to be the paradigm for his law firm. We have the highest rating in California as Litigation, Administrative Law and Criminal attorneys.