“The reason of the law is the law itself and one with absolute authority to interpret it is the lawgiver, not the one who first spoke or wrote it.”
  Bishop Hoadly’s Sermon, preached before the King, March 1717.

Areas of practice

Federal Criminal Appeals
Criminal and Civil Asset Forfeiture
Federal Criminal Investigative and Post-Indictment


Harvard University, B.A., 1978
University of California, San Francisco (formerly Hastings College of the Law), J.D., 1981

Professional Career:

U.S. Navy, Judge Advocate General's Corps, Yokosuka, Japan, 1982-1985
Assistant District Attorney, San Francisco, California, 1985-1990
Assistant U.S. Attorney, Central District of California, 1990-2007
Private Practice, Los Angeles, California, 2007-Present


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“You are the best lawyer that I ever had because you saved me from spending the rest of my life in prison.” C.N.

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“Thank you for all your help, advice, and time regarding my son. You helped ease my concerns and that takes a special type of person. I am so glad you were referred to me.” L.N.


Thomas P. Sleisenger

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