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George GedulinGeorge Gedulin

George Gedulin has lived in San Diego for 25 years. The pride he takes in his practice can be seen in the feedback that his clients give him for his dedication to their cases. His relationships with other attorneys, prosecutors, and his familiarity with the legal system and judges give him a unique ability to resolve cases utilizing connections and experience. He is even fluent in Russian.

His life experience has driven his passion for the law and fighting for individual rights. The majority of his practice focuses on courtroom litigation: tenacious advocacy and defense of his clients during trial. He has represented hundreds of defendants in State and Federal prosecutions.

“Every case deserves the same care and attention, no matter the crime or consequences“


As a criminal defense lawyer in San Diego, Mr. Gedulin’s experience in trial includes attempted murder, manslaughter, large-scale drug trafficking, DUI, restraining orders, and sex crimes. He has defended clients facing life in prison and millions in restitution. His courtroom experience has earned him a reputation as a formidable defense attorney. George constantly trains and improves his skills through national seminars on trial advocacy and jury selection. His goal is always to be the strongest voice for his clients at every stage of the case. George knows that experience and tireless preparation is what wins cases.

George brings poise and confidence in the face of the government’s evidence. Taking on prosecution experts who present unfounded opinions. Fighting back against a system with massive resources is why experience in trial matters. Asserting a defense against oppressive and unfair prosecutors starts from day one in every case. Colleagues and former clients describe his command of the courtroom as unwavering when questioning the most seasoned cops and investigators.


George’s work on Federal Criminal Defense trials includes defending complex white-collar crime and fraud cases. His dedication to presenting defenses to multi-million dollar fraud allegations is a unique aspect of his practice. George has tried federal tax and wire fraud cases which have been developed by federal prosecutors for years. Defending clients accused of embezzlement and fraud has given him a reputation for being a strong and unyielding attorney. George is known in the federal defense community for zealous advocacy and command of the law.

Mr. Gedulin is dedicated to being at the forefront of developments in the law and science. He hires the most respected experts and former law enforcement witnesses knowing that strategic preparation is critical to a successful defense.


Mr.Gedulin has a record of winning significant monetary awards for his clients who suffered Civil Rights violations. Most recently he won a large settlement for his client in a lawsuit against the CHP (California Highway Patrol) for civil rights violations.


During his final year of law cchool, he was selected to intern with the San Diego Public Defenders Office. Working alongside two-esteemed criminal defense attorneys on dozens of felony cases, including murder and manslaughter trials, George gained unique experience. Through this work, George came to know San Diego judges and prosecutors.

He has worked as a pro-bono attorney for the San Diego Family Justice Center where he helped victims of domestic violence obtain restraining orders. George knows his clients as individuals not simply as defendants in a case. George gives clients peace of mind by returning phone calls and preparing them before every stage in their case. George has become a resource for media seeking information and commentary on criminal matters. He has worked on high-profile cases with media coverage. When not in court, George spends time with his wife Sarah and their dog Henry at the beach. He is passionate about surfing and loves to travel.

Past Employment Positions:

  • San Diego County Public Defender’s Office, Intern
  • Family Justice Center San Diego-Pro Bono Attorney
  • Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP
  • Bankers Hill Law Firm

Areas of Practice:

Bar Admissions:

  • California State Bar, 2011
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 2012


  • J.D., Cum Laude, Thomas Jefferson School of Law, 2010
  • B.A., University of California San Diego, 2007

Professional Associations:

  • The California Bar
  • San Diego Criminal Defense Bar
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • American Inns of Court


  • Russian

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