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Peter F. Goldscheider


Professional Associations

  • Client Relations Committee of the San Mateo Bar Association, Chair
  • Client Relations Committee of the San Mateo Bar Association, Board of Directors
  • San Mateo County Bar Association, President, 2018 to 2018
  • Santa Clara County Bar Association, Former Trustee
  • Palo Alto Bar Association, Member
  • State Bar of California, Member
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
  • California Attorneys for Criminal Justice, Member
  • California Public Defenders Association, Member

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Specialist in Criminal Law, The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization, 1981


  • Stanford Law School, Stanford, California
    • J.D. - 1972
  • University of Rochester
    • A.B. - 1969
    • Honors: cum laude


  • Named a SuperLawyer of Northern California every year since 2007 by Law and Politics Magazine and San Francisco Magazine

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Practice Areas

  • Criminal Law
  • Civil Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1972
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court