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Jason Robert Holley

Jason Robert Holley

Law Offices of Jason R. Holley
  • Criminal Law
  • California
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Summary

What separates an excellent criminal defense attorney from the rest? The answer is simple, experience. Attorney Robert M. Holley has fought relentlessly for the rights of the accused for over 44 years. Notable cases include: Lynette Fromme (charged with attempting to assassinate U.S. President Gerald Ford in 1975), BALCO (Barry Bonds Steroid Scandal) and numerous others.

Attorney Robert M. Holley was a Federal Public Defender in Sacramento for 17 years and is certified to practice law in both Federal and State Courts. He was a professor of Trial Advocacy at University of California, Davis, School of law. He is currently writing a legal book on "how to do jury trials from the right side of the brain."

Attorney Robert M. Holley has extensive experience defending all types of felonies and misdemeanors.

Attorney Jason R. Holley, of counsel, has experience in criminal law at the state, federal, and international level. He worked for the United Nations, International Criminal Tribunal involving crimes of genocide and crimes against humanity, in The Hague, Holland.

Attorney Jason R. Holley specialized in Criminal Justice and Trial Advocacy in law school. He was Suma Cum Laude at the University of California, Santa Barbara and graduated with distinction from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge school of law.

Our mission is not only to provide tactical, effective and vigorous representation, but also to help you through this difficult time. We understand the stress of choosing an attorney and dealing with the court system. We are here to help.

Practice Area
  • Criminal Law
Fees
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Lawyer
Law Offices of Jason R. Holley
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Owner of Holley Defense Law Offices
Law Clerk
Law Offices of Robert M. Holley
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Wrote and submitted Federal Sentencing Memorandums, Formal Objections to Pre-Sentence reports, Motion to Suppress, felony DUI preliminary hearing, client meetings, expert preparation. Worked with both the Federal Defender Conflict Panel and private defense attorneys.
Law Clerk
Federal Defender Eastern District of California
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Certified student attorney in the year long Federal Misdemeanor Unit. Personally handled over 65 federal misdemeanor cases. Gained invaluable skills in trial advocacy, plea negotiations, motion writing, client counseling, and trying misdemeanor cases from beginning to end. Tried two bench trials (driving on a suspended license and trespass onto a military base) Law Clerk (Legal Research and Writing), Office of the Federal Defender, summer 2012 internship 2011.
Judges' Chambers
United Nations, International Criminal Tribunal of the Former Yugoslavia
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Location: The Hague World Court, Holland• Law clerk for the United Nations Judicial Chambers in the trial of President Radovan Karadži?, accused with several counts of war crimes and genocide against Bosnian Muslims. Wrote opinions and recommendations on the admissibility of evidence and briefed witness testimony.
Law Clerk
Placer County Public Defenders Office
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Misdemeanor & felony research/writing, client interviews, and arraignment court • Jail visits, case strategy, oral advocacy.
Education
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
J.D. (2014) | Law, Criminal Justice, Trial Advocacy
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Juris Doctor Degree, May 2014 Concentration and Certificate in Criminal Justice, 2014 Specialization in Advocacy, 2014 Dean’s Honors Recipient 2011-2012 Dean’s Honors Recipient 2013-2014 Roger J. Traynor Honors Society McGeorge School of Law, 2014 President & Founder of the Criminal Law Society, 2012-2014 Graduated with Academic Distinction, 2014
Honors: Deans Honor List Graduated with Academic Distinction, 2014
Activities: President/ Founder of the Criminal Law Society
University of California - Santa Barbara
B.A. (2011) | Political Science, International Relations.
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Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, June 2011 Summa Cum Laude Distinguished Highest Honors in Political Science Associate Professor: THTR 65 – Taught university certified course on Public Speaking 17 students Commencement Speaker
Honors: Summa Cum Laude Commencement Speaker
Activities: Water Polo
Awards
Roger J. Traynor Honors Society
University Of The Pacific McGeorge School of Law
Graduated with Academic Distinction
University Of The Pacific McGeorge School of Law
Dean’s Honors Recipient
University Of The Pacific McGeorge School of Law
Summa Cum Laude
University of California, Santa Barbara
Graduation Commencement Speaker
University of California, Santa Barbara
First Place
National Moot Court Team, Washington DC
Valedictorian
Bella Vista High School
MVP
Bella Vista Water Polo
Professional Associations
California Attorneys for Criminal Justice
Current
State Bar of California # 311803
Member
Current
Certifications
Juvenile Criminal Defense
Pacific Juvenile Defender Center
Advocacy
University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law
Criminal Justice
University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law
Websites & Blogs
Website
Blog
Social Media
Contact & Map
Holley Criminal Defense Law Offices
2150 River Plaza Drive
Suite 164
Sacramento, CA 95833
USA
Cell: (916) 956-2876