San Diego DUI Attorney Susan L. Hartman


Susan L. Hartman, Esq. is a Connecticut native who earned her BA in Criminology, with a minor in Sociology, at the University of New Mexico. She moved to San Diego to pursue her Juris Doctor degree from Thomas Jefferson School of Law, graduating Cum Laude in 2002.

Following law school, Susan opened a law office with a focus on estate planning. A few years later she accepted a position as a Deputy Public Defender in Orange County, where she practiced as a trial attorney. In 2010, she reopened her practice, focusing exclusively on defending individuals accused of DUI in San Diego and the surrounding area.

Susan Hartman is admitted to practice in both California and Massachusetts State Courts and the U.S. District Court, Southern District of CA.  She is also an active member in the CA and MA Bar Assoc., National College for DUI Defense, California DUI Lawyers Association, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, San Diego Criminal Defense Bar, and the GSDBA.

Juris Doctor, Cum Laude, Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Bachelor of Arts in Criminology, minor in Sociology, University of New Mexico

Admitted to all California State Courts, 2003
Admitted to the United States District Court, Southern District of California, 2003
Admitted to all Massachusetts State Courts, 2007

California Bar Association
California DUI Lawyers Association
Greater San Diego Business Association
Massachusetts State Bar Member
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
San Diego Criminal Defense Bar Association
The National College for DUI Defense



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