Mr. Dimitri Panagopoulos Esq.

Mr. Dimitri Panagopoulos Esq.

Panagopoulos Embry P.C.
  • Business Law, Criminal Law, Estate Planning...
  • California
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Summary

I have practiced law since 2010, in the areas of Criminal Law, Business Law, and Estate Planning, with an emphasis in protecting small business owners and their assets.

I studied criminology at UNLV from 1994 to 2002, thereafter I founded a detective agency in Arizona which focused primarily on criminal defense investigations involving serious felonies such as homicide, burglary, and armed robbery, and business related fraud.

I hold a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from UNLV, a Juris Doctorate degree, and an LL.M (Master of Laws) degree from Concord Law School.

Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Tax Law
  • White Collar Crime
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Fees range from $350 in office, to $500 out of office and Court appearances. Flat fees and contingent fees are available in some instances. Initial conference/consultation fees are generally applied toward any services rendered.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
9th Circuit
Professional Experience
Attorney at Law
Panagopoulos Law
- Current
As an attorney at Panagopoulos Law I routinely assist clients with their matters involving their estates including trust matters, wills, powers of attorney, structuring their businesses, and helping them implement asset protections plans that are designed to help shield certain assets from certain risks. My firm also accepts select criminal cases, and personal injury cases. As a former investigator I have a broad but solid knowledge base that allows me to deliver solid qualitative representation to my clients.
Legal Investigator
The Iris Group A Research Firm, LLC.
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As a legal investigator I routinely lead investigations in three distinct areas of law. As a criminal investigator, I investigated serious felonies including Murder, Rape, Armed Robbery, Rioting, Burglary, Gang Crimes, Fraud, Arson, Aggravated Assault, and other crimes. My experience, and education allowed me to deliver exceptional results including in many cases the ability to locate and find evidence that exonerated defendants in cases I worked on. I also investigated personal injury and wrongful death cases often contributing to settlement negotiations, and case analysis. Elder abuse, and financial investigations regarding estate planning matters was a key area of my private investigation practice. My experience, and knowledge developed both as investigator and an attorney have helped me to create a solid estate planning division of Panagopoulos Law.
Volunteer Mediator
Kingman Justice Court
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Serving as a mediator for the Court fostered certain growth that many professionals do not get to experience. As a mediator I was responsible for the facilitation of over 150 Mediation sessions in my tenure. Those cases included a broad range of legal matter including: Landlord & Tenant matters, Contract Disputes, Personal Injury matters, Debtor & Creditor matters, Civil Litigation Procedure, and property disputes.
Law Clerk/Intern
Law Office of Mark Sippel PLC.
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As a law clerk in this firm I was mentored by a well respected attorney with over 30 years of practice experience. In the course of this program I developed a solid foundation upon which I have built a solid practice system, exceptional client/customer service standards, and a results driven approach to meeting the clients needs and expectations.
Education
Concord Law School
LL.M. | Small Business Representation
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Honors: Summa Cum Laude
Concord Law School
J.D. | LAW
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While at Concord I enrolled in elective courses focused on Medical Malpractice/Professional Liability, Products Liability, Contract Drafting, and Commercial Law.
Honors: Sue Lane Award
Activities: Member of the Student Bar
University of Nevada-Las Vegas
B.A. | Criminal Justice
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At UNLV I studied in addition to my Major (Criminal Justice) I enrolled in elective courses such as White Collar Crime, Organized Crime, Anti-Terrorism Investigation, Business and Consumer Law, Hospitality Law, and Conflict Resolution.
Professional Associations
Mission Valley Rotary
Member
Current
Knights of Columbus
Member
Current
State Bar of California
Member
Current
San Diego County Bar Association
Member
Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
Shield or Sword? Defending Against the Piercing of the Corporate Veil When the Corporation is Bankrupt
San Diego County Bar Association, Bar Report
Remembering the Rudimentary Purposes of the LLC.
San Diego County Bar Association, Bar Report
Advising the Client on Business Succession Matters
SDCBA Bar Report
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Social Media
Contact & Map
Panagopoulos Embry P.C.
8880 Rio San Diego Dr. 8th Floor
San Diego, CA 92108
USA
Telephone: (619) 209-6030