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These anonymous testimonials were written by real people.

"Keith Rutman isn't just a great lawyer—he is figuratively and literally a life saver, having saved my life twice. First in a figurative way. I was facing serous charges and was fearing the worst – a lengthy prison sentence. He applied his expert legal knowledge to secure a positive solution to my problem. It far exceeded my expectations and I received probation. He offered me essential advice on both legal and strategic matters. Mr. Rutman was always immediately available to assist me. I would expect this kind of outstanding service from any lawyer who stands at the top of his profession.
However, there is something more important than the best legal services. Mr.Rutman saved my life quite literally. I almost certainly wouldn't be alive to write this recommendation if he hadn't intervened to save me. He helped both me and my family in ways that far exceeded my expectations. He was consummately and professionally engaged in my case. But it was his personal interest in me that prompts me to write this statement concerning his excellent service.
If you find yourself in need of the best legal representation, please consider Keith Rutman first."

"Dear Mr. Rutman, I can't begin to thank you for all you have done for Jarrett and Jordan - specifically Jordan; you have gone over and above what most attorneys would do, and treated Jordan so well accepting his "I don't know what your talking about mentality". Jordan is greatly relieved it is over but I don't think he understands fully what is expected of him for the next 12 months. He is very aware of how lucky he is not to be in jail. All we can do is to continually remind him and keep him in therapy. I will keep you posted occasionally on how he is doing, without you, he wouldn't be doing at all. We all wish you the best of everything. Take care. Judy, Jarrett and Jordan"

"Mr. Rutman did a great job in my dispute over the accuracy of my criminal record against the State of California, and he got the Court to order it changed in my favor. I would highly recommend Mr. Rutman, he is diligent and prompt and very knowledgeable. He would be my first choice if I ever need an attorney again, and he should be yours. Jerry S."

""Keith was opposing counsel in a civil litigation matter. He was extremely competent and aggressive for his clients while maintaining a professional working relationship with opposing counsel. I would recommend him for civil and criminal litigation matters."

"Keith and I have handled very complicated trials together including multiple bank robberies and murder cases. I highly endorse Keith. He is always a well prepared, caring, and aggressive criminal defense attorney."

" An excellent attorney that gets results. Keith fights the good fight. If you are innocent and want to prove it, then look no further. Whether it is injustice at the hands of a peace officer, a misdemeanor or criminal charges, Keith delivers. He did so for me and got my case dismissed from court without a glitch. Now the plaintiffs have become the defendants and we are fighting the good fight together against injustice. Keith is trustworthy, responsive, knowledgeable and meticulous. I highly recommend him as an attorney. "

" I endorse this lawyer. He is honest, smart, diligent and always has his client's interests in mind. "

"This attorney works very hard for the client and keeps up with the law by attending legal seminars to assist them in this regard. I endorse this attorney. "

"Your resume speaks for itself and I consider you a valuable member of the attorney community. I would recommend you to anyone and everyone who needs your services. I whole heartedly endorse this lawyer! "

"I opposed Keith in a federal civil rights claim brought in federal court. Keith was creative and determined to advocate his clients interests and was a pleasure to work with. A true professional in every regard. Enthusiastically recommended and endorsed! "

"Mr. Rutman is a talented lawyer who I have had the pleasure of observing in court for years. He zealously works to advocate for his clients and is a talented criminal defense attorney. "

"Mr. Rutman is a outstanding attorney. I opposed him in a Civil Rights case when I was employed by the San Diego City Attorneys Office. I found him to be smart, hard working, and passionate about his case. "

"Keith is an incredibly talented and dedicated lawyer. He is equally adept in State and Federal Court. I highly recommend Keith Rutman. "

"I have had the opportunity to both work on cases and consult with Keith Rutman over the years. He is an outstanding trial lawyer and advocate. "

"Keith provided representation for a firm I managed in the past, and I still refer him to corporate and personal colleagues needing competent legal advice. He is a knowledgeable and experienced attorney who has a wide array of legal skills in many areas of the law."

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