Law Office of David P. Shapiro, San Diego Criminal Defense Attorneys




3500 5th Avenue #304 San Diego, CA 92103

Major local and national news outlets regularly contact the Law Office of David P. Shapiro for their legal expertise on high-profile court cases.


Here are some of our appearances in the media.
ABC NewsDavid P. Shapiro was interviewed by 10 News San Diego, the first in-person interview at our office since prior to the pandemic, on July 21 2021, relating to the disturbing accusations coming from federal court that a former Scripps Health employee has been charged with stealing the identity of dying patients.

97.3 FMTier 1 listener and criminal defense attorney David Shapiro joined Ben & Woods on Thursday morning! Listen here as David talks about the recent developments in the allegations against Trevor Bauer of sexual assault, what this could mean with his contract with the dodgers, the timeline for this all to play out in court, and much more.

ABCHere’s an interview with ABC 10 News in San Diego on May 10, 2021, where David Shapiro discussed the implications of the temporary Gun Violence Restraining Order issued against Larry Millete. Larry’s wife, Maya, has been missing and was last seen at her Chula Vista home in January, 2021.

ABCWhen the verdicts were delivered in the Derek Chauvin murder trial on April 20, 2021, San Diego’s ABC 10 News called upon David P. Shapiro to provide an analysis of the case and what will come next at sentencing. David was brought on to the 1130am, 4pm, 5pm, and 6pm editions of 10 News that monumental day.

Law & Crime Crime NetworkDavid was invited on with Michel Bryant of Law & Crime Network to discuss the second week of the Derek Chauvin trial in Minneapolis, Minnesota, involving the death of George Floyd. The introduction by the host was in relation to Ice-T’s Cameo for the firm circa March 2019.

Ally Keegan joins Diane Winbush on the “Women Who Rock: Investigates” podcast to discuss the legal definition of domestic violence, common issues individuals face when they get to court, and resources that can help them break the cycle of violence.

ABCSee what David P. Shapiro had to say to ABC 10 News in San Diego about how a 2nd Degree Murder conviction may not be as straightforward as many hope, even with that terrible cell phone video of George Floyd’s death.

Law & Crime Crime NetworkSan Diego Criminal Defense Attorney David P. Shapiro joined Law & Crime Trial Network host Bob Bianchi on March 11, 2021, to discuss week one of the Derek Chauvin murder trial. Although primarily focusing on jury selection, David also discussed the three charges Mr. Chauvin is facing and what the best defense strategies will be moving forward at trial. This case involves the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis in May 2020. Here are a few clips of the appearance.
ABCThe trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin got underway the week of March 9, 2021. Hear what David had to say to San Diego’s 10News about the jury selection process and some strategic charging decisions made by the Prosecution.

Court TVWithout fail, Court TV’s Vinnie Politan never misses a chance to pay homage to David’s Staten Island roots, introducing him into “the Think Tank” the evening of March 4, 2021, as “coming to us from San Diego via Staten Island….” Watch this Court TV appearance where David outlines what to keep an eye on in the murder trial of former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin, social unrest due to the tragic loss of George Floyd’s life, and breaks down some of the nation’s other most fascinating criminal cases.

David P. Shapiro was interviewed for a celebrity news article by Nicki Swift discussing the possible charges and jail time facing the thieves who stole Lady Gaga’s two French Bulldogs.

Court TVWatch David P. Shapiro’s appearance on Court TV the evening of January 28, 2021, where he provided insight on some of the nation’s most intriguing criminal court cases, including Kenosha shooter Kyle Rittenhouse’s pending murder charge, and the disappearance of Chula Vista mother, May Millete.

Fox NewsSee what David P. Shapiro had to say to Fox News about the shocking news of the DUI arrest and citation of Bruce Springsteen in this article from February 11, 2021. David indicated how he believed the case would come down to the basis for the Boss’ initial detention and his Blood alcohol content.

Court TVA frequent criminal law analyst for CourtTV, David P. Shapiro was brought on the afternoon of November 12, 2020, to analyze the defendants’ bail hearing in the Ahmaud Arbery homicide case. David broke down the arguments for and against bail, and addressed the emotional statement made by Mr. Arbery’s mother to the judge presiding over the hearings.
Ally Keegan presented on bail reform before, during, and after the coronavirus pandemic. This is a can’t miss webinar from September 2020 if you’re interested in bail reform.
On October 15, 2020, Ally Keegan was a featured guest on the Women Who Rock podcast. Ally was invited on to discuss the criminal courtroom process during Covid-19 and how courts are coping with domestic violence cases.
Times of San DiegoStefano Molea recently published an article in the Times of San Diego on the value of tempering our reactions when we see a story in the media about an alleged crime, and why we should hold judgement and outrage until a person has been proven guilty.

Court TVDavid was invited on Court TV as part of Vinnie Politan’s “Think Tank” of criminal lawyers commenting on some of the nation’s most intriguing criminal cases, including Jacob Blake waiving his Preliminary Hearing from his hospital bed in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

Yahoo NewsStefano Molea quoted in a Yahoo News article with regard to the Lori Loughlin college admissions scandal and potential sentence to be imposed.

San Diego Union TribuneStefano Molea in the San Diego Union Tribune discussing how his high profile client, a pro skateboarder, was able to avoid further jail time after a federal drug conviction.

Court TVDavid was invited on Court TV with Vinnie Politan to break down some of the nation’s most intriguing cases, including Doomsday prophet Chad Daybell’s Preliminary Hearing, the unsealing of explosive documents relating to the Jeffrey Epstein & Ghislaine Maxwell case, and more.

Blog Talk RadioAlly Keegan is invited as a guest on the podcast to discuss prison reform, Black Lives Matter, and domestic violence.

Court TVDavid P. Shapiro on Court TV discussing some of the nation’s most intriguing criminal cases and the tension between law enforcement and the public.

Fox NewsDavid Shapiro quoted in a Fox News article on the implications of Lori Loughlin’s plea deal and short prison sentence.

Fox NewsFox News article quotes David Shapiro regarding the effects of Lori Loughlin’s plea deal and short prison sentence on her public image.

David P. Shapiro quoted in the Northern California Record regarding Covid-19 and CDCR early release of inmates.

Fox NewsFox News article quotes David Shapiro regarding the effects of Lori Loughlin’s plea deal and short prison sentence on her public image.

Court TVDavid P. Shapiro on Court TV offering insight into the high profile case of a woman involved in a religious cult, whose children went missing.

ABCDavid P. Shapiro on San Diego 10 News on the continued closures of the courts and the impact it’s had on his clients.
ABCDavid P. Shapiro discusses the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic with Ben Higgins of San Diego ABC 10 News on the ABC 10 podcast.

ABCDavid P. Shapiro on ABC 10 News San Diego, discussing the recent court closures due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Fox NewsDavid P. Shapiro’s commentary on Harvey Weinsten’s sentence

Fox NewsDavid P. Shapiro’s commentary on Harvey Weinstein’s Rape Trial

Yahoo NewsDavid P. Shapiro quoted in article on early release request for Bill Cosby due to concerns over potential COVID-19 infection in prison.

Yahoo NewsDavid P. Shapiro discussing the upcoming sentencing of sentencing of Allison Mack for her involvement in the Nxivm sex cult.

CBSDavid P. Shapiro shed light on what might have led San Diego Rep. Duncan Hunter to plead guilty to misusing campaign funds.

Law & Crime Crime NetworkDavid P. Shapiro discusses a shocking case with Angela Spanos on the Law & Crime Network

ABCDavid offers insight into the guilty plea deal, and next steps for Kellen Winslow Jr. and his legal defense team.

Law & Crime Crime NetworkLaw and Crime Trial network features David in a discussion about the Kellen Winslow Jr. case.

Washington PostDavid Shapiro offers insight into Kellen Winslow Jr’s guilty plea on charges of rape and sexual battery.
CBSFelicity Huffman behind bars. San Diego CBS 8 invites David to explain what this means for other parents involved with the college admissions scandal.
Fox 5David helped to secure an acquittal for a sailor accused of murder. David speaks to Fox 5 about his client’s regained freedom in the Navy love-triangle stabbing trial.

BravoDavid Shapiro weighs in on the college admissions scandal and the unusual legal strategy taken by Lori Loughlin and her husband.

Law & Crime Crime NetworkLaw and Crime Trial network features David in a discussion about the Kellen Winslow Jr. case regarding the charges, evidence, and alleged victim testimony.

Court TVDavid Shapiro discusses a high-profile mistrial, presenting his expert opinion on how mixed verdicts can impact the outcome of a criminal court case.

Times of San DiegoReturning a verdict of “not guilty”, the jury brought to a close the highly-publicized, Navy ‘love-triangle’ stabbing trial.

ESPNAn international baseball star is arrested on suspicion of distribution of cocaine. ESPN reached out to David, for his assessment of the case.

Fox 5David P. Shapiro weighs in on defense and prosecution strategy and possible reasons for the mistrial of the Kellen Winslow Jr. case.

Navy TimesThe military, a love triangle, and claiming self-defense.

BravoBravo network interviews David as a top defense attorney in San Diego. In this article, David discusses the importance of proactive cybersecurity for public figures.

NY PostIn the Kellen Winslow II trial, a fitness app became a focal point for the prosecution. David discusses digital evidence and how it can impact a case.

LA TimesThe first high-profile celebrity to fall in the college admissions scandal, Felicity Huffman must report to jail.

Court TVThe Kellen Winslow II trial has been highly publicized. David appears live on Court TV to discuss the opening statements.

Yahoo NewsDavid was invited to explain the significance of a partial jury verdict. This court case garnered significant media attention.

NBC 7 San DiegoDavid Shapiro and Stefano Molea are featured defending a San Diego sailor alleged to have committed murder in this story by NBC 7.

The TelegraphDavid contributes his opinion on the scandal involving Hollywood movie mogul Harvey Weinstein.

Court TVDavid discusses the ongoing Kellen Winslow II trial in this interview streamed live on Court TV.

Fox NewsDavid Shapiro explains the the greater impacts of celebrity-admissions-scandal-convict Felicity Haufmann’s sentence in this Fox News article.

XTRA Sports 1360AMWhen the owner of the New England Patriots was arrested for soliciting prostitution, it quickly became national news.

USA TodayEx-athlete Kellen Winslow Jr.’s case was closely watched by the media. David offers his professional legal opinion on potential strategies for the defense.

NBC NewsDavid is interviewed following the prosecution’s decision not to press charges against his client.

Yahoo SportsThe Kellen Winslow Jr. Trial: David is contacted by Yahoo! Sports for his legal opinion regarding charges in the Kellen Winslow Jr. case.

Fox NewsThe high-profile college admissions scandal rocked the nation. Fox News reached out to David for his opinion.