Attorney Profile


  • Native of San Jose, California
  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Valparaiso University
  • Juris Doctor from Santa Clara University School of Law
  • Admitted to practice before all California State Courts and United States District Court for the Northern District of California


Mr. Emanuel has extensive experience in all stages of the litigation process, including jury trial. He has successfully represented both plaintiffs and defendants.

His trial results include obtaining a multi-million dollar jury verdict for the plaintiff in a fraud/breach of contract case. On the defense side, Mr. Emanuel achieved an excellent result for a client in a commercial real estate dispute by convincing the court to exclude virtually all of the plaintiff’s evidence, forcing a dismissal of the entire case before a jury was even impaneled.

Criminal Defense

Mr. Emanuel represents clients charged with felonies and misdemeanors in various Bay Area counties.

He has obtained favorable results via acquittal after trial and by securing numerous dismissals of all charges prior to trial. When necessary, Mr. Emanuel helps clients avoid incarceration by exploring sentencing alternatives.


Mr. Emanuel has drafted a large number of writs and appellate briefs, and has argued before the Sixth District Court of Appeal for the State of California.


Location & Contact

  • map 30 N. Third Street
    San Jose, CA 95112
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    Phone: (408) 279-2060

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Mr. Emanuel has extensive experience in all stages of the litigation process, including jury trial. He has successfully represented both plaintiffs and defendants.
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