Keith H. Rutman

Keith H. Rutman, Esq.
Firm: Keith H. Rutman, Attorney at Law
Address: 501 W Broadway
Ste 1650
San Diego, CA 92101-3541
Office Hours: 8:30 am to 6 pm. Weekends and evenings are avl. by special appointment
Phone: 619-573-4988
888-714-6354 (Toll Free)
E-mail: Contact Us
Web site:
Offers Free Initial Consultation
Accepts Credit Cards

Position Areas of Practice Litigation Percentage
Bar Admissions Education Honors
Published Works Affiliations
Lawyer Profile:

I am a solo practitioner with 25 years experience. Communication with my clients is my top priority.

  • Criminal Defense
  • Drug Possession
  • Theft
  • Business & Commercial Law
  • Police Misconduct
  • Litigation & Appeals
  • Traffic Violations
  • Small Claims Advisal
  • Child Abuse
  • Police Misconduct
  • Expungements
  • Sexual Assaults
  • Speeding and Moving Violations
  • Vandalism
  • White Collar Crime
  • Juvenile Offenses
Current Employment Position(s):
Sole Practitioner

Areas of Practice:
Collections & Repossessions
Police Misconduct
Freedom of Speech
Prisoners' Rights
Search & Seizure Protections
Criminal Law
Criminal Fraud
Drug Violations
Grand Jury Proceedings
Sex Offenses
Traffic Violations
Victims' Rights
Immigration & Naturalization Law
Federal Appellate Practice
Federal Trial Practice
State Appellate Practice
State Trial Practice
Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
Defamation & Privacy -- Plaintiff
Litigation Percentage:
100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Bar Admissions:
California, 1989
U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 1989
U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1989
U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 1991
U.S. District Court District of Arizona, 1991
U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1989
U.S. Federal Courts, 1989
University of San Diego School of Law, San Diego, California, 1989

Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts

Published Works:
San Diego Lawyer Magazine, Contributing Editor

Honors and Awards:
Selected to the 2016 San Diego Super Lawyers list

Professional Associations and Memberships:
NACDL (National Association of Commercial Defense Lawyers)

CACJ (California Attorneys for Criminal Justice)



Pro Bono Activities:
SDCBA Children at Risk
Birth Information:
1964, Brooklyn, New York, United States of America
West Practice Categories:
Assault & Battery -- Plaintiff, Constitutional, Contracts, DUI / DWI, Discrimination, Litigation & Appeals, White Collar Crimes, Drug Violations, Sex Offenses
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