A Former Prosecutor Ready To Defend The Accused


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Practice Areas:

  • Criminal Defense
  • Municipal/Land Use
  • General Litigation


David Lim brings 20 years experience as a criminal prosecutor, litigator, and public official to provide superior legal services as a defense attorney.

David served as a Deputy District Attorney in Alameda and Santa Clara County, prosecuting cases for almost 20 years. He knows how prosecutors think, and will use that knowledge to fight for the best result for you in your criminal case.

With over 50 jury trials to verdict David, is comfortable in any Courtroom setting, and is the answer to all your litigation needs.

As a former City Councilmember for the City of San Mateo, David can navigate the intricacies of municipal land and land use issues. David has a broad range of experience in negotiations and settlement.

David is a 1999 graduate of Hastings College of the Law, and also holds an M.Ed. and a B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)


  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, California
    • UCLA, Los Angeles, California
      • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 00/1992
      • Major: Political Science
    • UCLA, Los Angeles, California
      • M.Ed., Master of Education

    Current Employment Position

    • Attorney

    Past Positions

    • Alameda and Santa Clara County, Deputy District Attorney
    • City of San Mateo, City Councilmember