Lindsey B. Mercer has been practicing criminal defense for seven years. She graduated with a BA from UC Berkeley and spent two years traveling the country as a higher education consultant before returning to her hometown of San Diego to earn her J.D. from the University of San Diego. She studied international criminal law in Oxford, England, and Cape Town, South Africa. Mercer earned several advocacy awards, was inducted into the prestigious Order of the Barristers, and was honored with the Statute of Justice Award for Outstanding Advocacy.
Immediately upon graduation, Mercer joined one of San Diego's premiere criminal defense firms. Her criminal defense experience includes being a part of the defense team for three capital murder cases, co-counsel on several high-profile murder and sexual assault cases, and representation of clients accused of felony and misdemeanor crimes in state and federal court. In 2013, Mercer established the Law Office of Lindsey B. Mercer and exclusively practices criminal defense. She also serves as panel attorney for the Office of Assigned Counsel providing legal representation for indigent clients. She co-authored and edited a chapter on criminal law and procedure in the California Criminal Law Procedure and Practice Manual.
Mercer is a member of the California Attorneys for Criminal Justice, Consumer Attorneys of San Diego North County Bar Association, and San Diego County Bar Association. For over the past decade, she has actively volunteered as a leadership and legal adviser for college students. Mercer has been honored with several national and local awards for her service and commitment.
This is the culmination of a peer nominating process that asked San Diego County lawyers to name the best young attorneys in San Diego County who are: Hard-Working & Detail-Oriented, Knowledgeable & Enthusiastic, Ethical & Professional, and Committed to Furthering the Interests of Justice in Society.
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|Nominations Open||September 11|
|Nominations Close||October 31|
|Nominees Published||November 8|
|Finalists Notified||November 11|
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