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When your freedom is on the line, you need someone to lean on
Marc Kohnen is San Diego’s premier criminal defense and DUI attorney. Since opening the Law Office of Marc S. Kohnen in 2008, his high-profile cases have been featured and reported on by the national news media on CNN, HLN, MSNBC, Discovery Channel, TMZ, The View, A&E, among many other national channels & shows. In local news, attorney Marc Kohnen and his cases have been featured on San Diego CBS, ABC, NBC, and FOX affiliates. San Diego criminal defense attorney Marc Kohnen has been quoted in national print media regarding his criminal defense expertise and his cases have been featured in local newspapers such as the San Diego Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Seattle Times, NY Post, in addition to national print publications such as the Huffington Post, Wall Street Journal and USA Today. In San Diego courtrooms Mr. Kohnen has obtained NOT GUILTY verdicts at trial for clients charged with offenses ranging from felony First Degree Murder to misdemeanor DUI. Within the state of California Mr. Kohnen has defended criminal cases in the courtrooms of San Francisco, San Diego, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, and Riverside Counties. He brings a wealth of courtroom and trial experience obtained fighting prosecutors throughout the state. Marc Kohnen has been nominated as one of San Diego’s Top Attorneys by the San Diego Daily Transcript, and featured as a criminal defense speaker at local law schools.
Marc Kohnen grew up both in the United States and abroad, and he speaks three languages. He has dealt with the incarceration of a family member first-hand, as well as the aftermath of imprisonment, and understands how it feels to be up against the justice system. Prior to attending law school Marc Kohnen worked as an assistant college football coach in Pennsylvania. He graduated from the University of Vermont in 1999, and Thomas Jefferson School of Law in 2006. He has been a San Diego resident since 2002. In his spare time he enjoys recreational sports, spending time with family, traveling and reading.