- San Jose US-CA
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A knowledgeable criminal attorney with a proven record of success, Riccardo Ippolito serves as a Partner at the law firm Valencia, Ippolito & Bowman in San Jose, California. With almost 20 years of experience, Riccardo Ippolito possesses expertise in the intricacies of the criminal court system and the state’s constantly evolving criminal code. His clients benefit from carefully crafted, well-researched defenses that protect their rights and uphold the integrity of the trial process. Having joined the firm in 1993, Riccardo Ippolito focuses on criminal defenses related to such charges as sex crimes, drug crimes, domestic violence, white-collar crimes, and driving under the influence. His firm maintains that all cases, even those with compelling evidence or difficult circumstances, can be won, allayed, or parleyed. To achieve optimal results on behalf of his clients, Ippolito utilizes the firm’s technical and expert resources to build relevant, ethical defenses that reinforce their cases. Selected as a Criminal Attorney of the Year by San Jose Magazine, Riccardo Ippolito holds membership in the State Bar of California, the Santa Clara County Bar Association, the California Public Defenders Association, and California Attorneys for Criminal Justice. In his spare time, he enjoys playing baseball, collecting baseball cards, and coaching Little League. After completing his undergraduate studies at San Jose State University, Riccardo Ippolito earned his JD from Whittier Law School in Hancock Park, Los Angeles. During law school, he launched the first Public Interest Law Foundation Auction for the Whittier Law School chapter. The event raises approximately $25,000 per year to fund student-work programs related to mental health issues, criminal justice, fair housing, and children’s rights.