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Lee Law Group San Diego Criminal Defense Attorney LogoLee Law Group was founded by Ernest J. Lee Sr., a seasoned and accomplished litigator in the San Diego area. Lee Law Group was established to meet the needs of those who need representation in personal injury claims. This firm also specializes in criminal defense work and consumer protection. Known for handling difficult cases, Mr. Lee strives to provide legal representation at a cost that is affordable to his clients. Hard work and honest representation are what define Lee Law Group.

Ernest Lee

Ernest Lee was taught loyalty and hard work from an early age. He was born in Ft. Bragg NC the fifth child of CWO Major Lee Jr. and Lucille Lee. Ernest’s father Major was an active duty member in the 82nd Airborne at the time of his birth. At the age of two, the Lee’s moved to Ft. Bliss Texas where Mr. Lee Sr. was transferred after joining the U.S. Army Missile Command there. Lee Sr. retired to St. Louis MO where he purchased a laundromat and dry-cleaning business. Soon Lee Sr. owned a chain of laundromats and dry-cleaning stores in the St. Louis area.

Much of Ernest’s growing up years were spent in the St. Louis area. He attended University City High School and then the University of Missouri at St. Louis. After graduating from college, Mr. Lee went to work for and managed the family laundromat and dry-cleaning business.

After gaining the experience of running the family business, Ernest decided to become an attorney. Ernest was following in the footsteps of his sister, Irene, also an attorney. Ernest attended the University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Law, where he graduated in 1999. Having loved the southern California lifestyle since his youth, Ernest decided to move to California to practice law. Ernest began his practice in January 2003, after being licensed to practice in the state of California in December 2001. He practiced at the law firms of Martorella and Associates and Simpson and Brenner in San Diego before striking out on his own in 2006. Since then he has concentrated on Personal Injury, plaintiff’s practice, criminal defense work and in protecting consumers from misrepresentations and scams in the marketplace.

Ernest Lee has been selected as a ‘Super Lawyer’ by Super Lawyers magazine annually since 2021. This is a mark of excellence and an honor all attorneys strive for but only the top %5 achieve. This means that Ernest is one of the top 5% of attorneys in San Diego County.

Jeremy H. Elias

Jeremy Elias is originally from the New England area where he earned a B.S. in Finance and Economics from Bryant University and an M.B.A. in Entrepreneurship and Management from Bentley University. He now calls San Diego home, which is where he earned his Juris Doctorate from Thomas Jefferson School of Law where he graduated with academic honors. He has been practicing law in San Diego since his graduation and is now also licensed in the State of Kentucky. Jeremy is a Super Lawyers Rising Star who has always lived by the Lee Law Group’s creed of going Above and Beyond.

Jeremy Elias has been selected as a ‘Super Lawyer Rising Star’ by Super Lawyers magazine annually since 2018. This is a mark of excellence and an honor all attorneys strive for but only a select few achieve. This means that Jeremy is one of the top ‘young’ attorneys in San Diego County.” (Super Lawyer magazine defines a “young” attorney as one who is under 40 years old or who has less than 10 years’ experience, whichever comes last.)

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