Law School/Year: University of San Diego, 1989, Phi Alpha Delta
College/Year: University of California, Riverside, 1984
California; U.S. District Court, Southern, Central, Northern; U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; U.S. Supreme Court
Neuharth has three published cases.
Paul H. Neuharth Jr. is a sole practitioner with exclusive and extensive experience in administrative and criminal law. Neuharth’s firm has been Martindale-Hubble AV-rated for 16 years. He is listed on the ATLA Top 100 Trial Lawyers for California, and a Top Attorney in the Criminal Law category by The Daily Transcript (2010, 2011).
Mr. Neuharth was a Califonia State Law Enforcement Officer from 1983 to 1990, receiving 7 commendations and worked his way through his Undergraduate and Law School in that capacity.
Mr. Neuharth was an Assistant Professor of criminal law at San Diego Community College in the Fall of 1990. In 2004, he lectured at Uppsala University in Sweden, for IACLEA (International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Officials). He was a guest lecturer at the SDTLA Annual Drunk Driving Seminars (1992-1994), Chairman of the SDTLA Criminal Law Seminars in 1994, 1995 and was a guest lecturer for the California Department of Motor Vehicles in their training and retraining program for DMV hearing officers in 1994. He also lectured for the Judicial Council of California on DUI and DMV related issues for their Commissioner and Judicial Hearing Officer training in May 1995.
Mr. Neuharth continues to lecture annually for various legal organizations (La Jolla Bar Association, Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Club, Criminal Defense Bar Association and the San Diego County Public Defender’s) throughout Southern California on DUI and DMV related issues and has for over 20 years.
He was a board member to PORAC, the Peace Officer Research Association of California, San Diego and Imperial County from 1983 to 1989 and also the San Diego County Defensive Tactics Instructor Association and graduated from the FBI Defensive Tactics Academy in 1984. In addition he served as Vice-Chairman of Unit 8 of the California State University Employees and Chairman of their Negotiations Committee from 1984 to 1990. He also served as a Juvenile Hearing Officer Pro Tem for the San Diego Superior Court (1993-1995).
Member, La Jolla Bar Association (2008- current); Criminal Defense Lawyers Club (2000-current); Member, San Diego County Bar Association; State Bar of California, Criminal Defense Bar Association; Associate, American Inn of Court; National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; President, La Jolla Bar Association (2009); Life Member for National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Neuharth spends his time between his cattle ranch in Central Oregon and offices in downtown San Diego.