Meet Your Attorney

About Leila

Leila grew up in the Bay Area, went to law school in San Francisco, and is a proud Northern Californian. With over seven years of experience in private practice, she is determined to protect the freedoms and reputations of the Bay Area’s civilians. If you are accused of a crime, you deserve a strong and fearless advocate to fight against the resources and power of the government. Leila believes that no matter how serious the crime, everyone is morally and constitutionally entitled to a zealous and enthusiastic defense. Leila is dedicated to providing her clients with a compassionate and respectful defense from start to finish.


Legal Experience

  • Private Practice, 2016 – Present
  • UCSF/UC Hastings Consortium on Law, Science and Health Policy, Graduate Research Fellow, 2016
  • Marin Public Defender, Juvenile Law Clerk, 2015
  • Marin Public Defender, Certified Legal Intern Felonies and Misdemeanors, 2015
  • San Francisco Public Defender, Court Certified Legal Intern, 2014
  • San Francisco Superior Court, The Honorable Judge Begert, Judicial Extern, 2013


University of California, Hastings College of the Law
  • J.D.
  • Concentrations: Criminal Law Health Law
  • Honors: magna cum laude
  • Honors: CALI and Witkin Award for highest grade in the class: Criminal Practice Clinic, Science in Law, Health Law II, and Public Policy and Homelessness
  • Honors: Hasting’s Public Service Award 2015

University of California, Santa Barbara

  • B.S.
  • Honors: magna cum laude
  • Honors: Dean’s Honors Five Quarters; National Society of Collegiate Scholars
  • Major: Cellular, Developmental Biology

Bar Admissions

  • California

Let Leila Take the Stress Off Your Shoulders

It is important to get an attorney as soon as possible if you are accused of a crime or have been arrested. Leila will compassionately prioritize your interests every step of the way through the legal process. She will help you understand your situation, answer all your questions, and advocate for you as fiercely as possible, so you can move on with your life. Schedule a free initial consultation with her today by calling or texting 408-656-1919. You can also get in touch via email at or book directly on the website here.



“Leila was super responsive and helpful in advising us on a land dispute and preparation for a restraining order. She had a thorough understanding of the law involving our situation. If we have trouble of this nature again we will definitely contact her.”

“First time needing legal services and I knew from our first meeting, Leila was my lawyer. She combines all the skills and aptitudes you would ever want in a lawyer—knowledge, confidence, assertiveness but not too aggressive, collaborative, compassionate, and most importantly, responsive. Leila always responded to every question I had within a reasonable timeframe.”

“Leila not only represented me but fought for me and won all the critical elements of my case. I not only highly recommend her, she would be the first person I contact, should I need legal representation again.”

“My first time dealing with a situation like this and Leila knew exactly what to do and how to help me get the best outcome possible. Extremely caring and professional, Leila guided me through every step of the process and made sure I understood everything going on. Words aren’t enough to express how grateful I am for Leila’s work and I would 100% recommend anyone who needs a criminal defense attorney to work with her.”