John Jimenez - Criminal Defense Attorney

John Jimenez

Criminal Defense Attorney

John Jimenez is a graduate of the most prestigious law school in the country, the University of California, Berkeley (Boalt Hall School of Law). He received his Juris Doctor degree in 1976, and has over 39 years of experience defending the accused; always practicing as a criminal defense attorney.

Dedicated to helping the accused, John Jimenez has obtained Not Guilty Jury Verdicts in murder, drug, DUI, sex, theft, domestic violence and white-collar crime cases.

Because of his success, John Jimenez’s peers have rated him one of the Best Lawyers in the country, and specifically in the inland empire/desert.*

John Jimenez has been featured on nationally televised news programs and in full length documentary films as a dedicated and fierce defender of the criminally accused. He is not an ex-prosecutor or ex-cop, as some other attorneys boast about themselves, because he has NEVER wanted to be anything other than a defender of the people!


National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
California Public Defenders Association
Riverside County Bar Association
Desert Bar Association


Criminal Defense


University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, 1976, J.D.
University of California, Riverside, 1973, B.A. (With Honors)


California, 1976


Inland Empire Magazine – Best Lawyers of 2009 – 2017

Palm Springs Life Magazine – Best Lawyers of 2011 – 2018 – Superb Rating 10 out of 10
*AV rating by The Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory indicates very high to preeminent legal ability and very high ethical standards. This is the highest rating given by the confidential opinions of members of the Bar. – Client Rating 5 of 5