With almost three decades of successful personal injury and criminal defense litigation experience, Kerry Steigerwalt has become one of the most well-known and demanded attorneys in practice today. Mr. Steigerwalt is also highly respected by members of several organizations and associations dedicated to fighting for the rights of injured victims and the criminally accused.
He has become a recognized authority in both civil and criminal law matters. With over 100 jury trials in his background, Mr. Steigerwalt has considerable courtroom experience.
Mr. Steigerwalt has also been a devoted criminal defense lawyer and has built a distinguished reputation in his practice. He has successfully defended numerous clients against capital murder charges and multiple "three strikes" cases, often producing unexpected and extraordinary results.
Additionally, he possesses familiarity with virtually every form of felony prosecution. Mr. Steigerwalt has also been honorably distinguished by receiving a "not guilty" verdict in every courthouse in the city of San Diego.
Mr. Steigerwalt's outstanding professional competence has been put to use outside the courtroom as well, with numerous appearances as a legal expert on programs including Court TV, 48 Hours, 20/20, and The O'Reilly Factor.
Many local San Diego news stations have also featured Mr. Steigerwalt as their bona fide legal analyst, where he has provided guidance on notable legal proceedings such as the Michael Jackson trial, the Scott Peterson case, the David Westerfield case, the Stephanie Crowe trial, and, currently, the John Gardner case.
He has also provided expert legal advice to several renowned publications including The Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, and People Magazine. More recently, Mr. Steigerwalt was profiled in the cover story of the February 2010 edition of San Diego Metropolitan Magazine.
Mr. Steigerwalt has an ongoing commitment to continually assisting those in need of his services regardless of budget or type of case. He has assembled a devoted team of select lawyers, paralegals, intake specialists, and associated support personnel to facilitate the effective representation of all injured persons and their families, accused individuals, and families who are faced with the threat of losing their home as a result of today's economic crisis.
Mr. Steigerwalt is dedicated to providing San Diego with a versatile and experienced law firm people know and trust. His chief undertaking at Sevens Legal, APC is to utilize San Diego's most knowledgeable and compassionate legal support staff to provide real solutions to the immediate needs and problems of his clients.
This year, Mr. Steigerwalt celebrated his tenth year being recognized by Martindale-Hubbell with an AV rating, distinguishing himself within the top 10% of lawyers in the country. Mr. Steigerwalt has also been named one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America by The National Trial Lawyers.