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Robert M Sanger - Santa Barbara, CA

Santa Barbara Criminal Defense Lawyer
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Updated 2/8/2013
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Sanger Swysen & Dunkle

125 East De La Guerra Street
Suite 102
Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2276


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  • Accepts Credit Cards
  • Offers Free Initial Consultation

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Frequent Case Types

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Practice Areas

  • Criminal Defense
  • State and Federal
  • Business and Securities Offenses
  • Complex Civil Litigation
  • Homicide

Litigation

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner, since 1973

Year Joined Firm

1973

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1973
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1979
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1975
  • U.S. District Court District of Arizona
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Western District of Oklahoma
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America

Specialties and Certifications

  • Criminal Law, California Board of Legal Specialization, 1982

Other Affiliations

  • California Attorneys for Criminal Justice, 1976 - Present (President)
  • California Public Defenders Association, 1977 - Present (Member)
  • Santa Barbara County Bar, 1977 - Present (Chair/Member, Criminal Law Section)
  • American Civil Liberties Union, Santa Barbara (President, 1984-1987, 1993-1994)
  • Santa Barbara County Bar Association, 1977 - 1979 (Member, Board of Directors)
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Member)
  • Santa Barbara Criminal Defense Bar Association (Co-Chair, 1993-1994)
  • Criminal Courts Association (Member)
  • Federal Bar Association (Member)
  • Board of Governors, 2006 - Present (Member)

Education

  • University of California at Los Angeles School of Law, Los Angeles, California, 1973
    J.D.
  • University of California, Santa Barbara, California, 1970
    B.A.

Classes and Seminars

  • Adjunct Professor of Law, Civil Practice, Santa Barbara College of Law, 1975 - 1976
  • Homicide Seminar, Public Defenders Association, Napa, California
  • Death Penalty Seminar, California Attorneys for Criminal Justice, Berkeley, California
  • Grand Jury Practice Seminar, Santa Barbara Criminal Defense Bar Association, 1994
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Honors

  • Bill of Rights Award, A.C.L.U., Santa Barbara Chapter, 1994
  • Order of the Reasonable Doubt, Santa Barbara Criminal Defense Bar Association, 1993
  • Board of Governors' Award for Pro Bono Services, State Bar of California, 1982
  • Selected to Super Lawyers, by Super Lawyers Magazine
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Office Information

Address

125 East De La Guerra Street
Suite 102
Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2276

Phones

805-962-4887

Faxes

805-963-7311

Emails

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Offers Free Initial Consultation

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Accepts Credit Cards

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Publication

Articles

Chinese Encounters American Bar Association Journal, April, 1981

Confessions of a Criminal Lawyer American Bar Association Journal, October, 1982

The Execution Protocol, Federal Bar News and Journal, June, 1993

Dead Man Walking Federal Bar and News Journal, June, 1994

Defending the Devil Federal Bar and News Journal, September, 1994

Three Strikes, Santa Barbara County Bar Association, 1994

And Then There Were Seven, (The OJ Simpson Trial) Legal Times, March 27, 1995

The Truth School's Curriculum, (The OJ Simpson Trial) Legal Times, April 3, 1995

Will Loose Lips Sink Simpson Jury?, (The OJ Simpson Trial) Legal Times, April 10, 1995

The Best Justice Money Can Buy, (The OJ Simpson Trial) Legal Times, April 17, 1995

Among the Lowest of the Dead: The Culture of Death Row, Federal Lawyer, July, 1995

Jury Reform: Is It About Time? The American Lawyer, September 1995

Making Sense of the OJ Verdict, The American Lawyer, November 1995

Race for Justice: Mumia Abu-Jamal's Fight Against the Death Penalty/ Live From Death Row,by Mumia Abu-Jamal, Federal Lawyer, May 1996

Basic Concepts of Legal Thought, Federal Lawyers, September, 1996

Comparison of the Illinois Commission Report on Capital Punishment Recommendations with the Capital Punishment System in California in Volume 44 of the University of Santa Clara Law Review, September 2003

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