Contact Us

E-mail us today to speak with an attorney
who will fight for your future.

Jaime Alejandro Leaños

Jaime Alejandro Leaños

Location: San Jose, California
Phone: 408-294-6800
Fax: 408-294-7102
Email: E-mail Me

Mr. Leaños was born and raised in San Jose; he has practiced law for over eighteen years in the San Jose area and knows the court system very well. Mr. Leanos has successfully defended clients in many high profile cases. The jury verdicts and settlements in favor of his clients speak for themselves. The key is to know when to settle a case and when to go to Trial. This decision should not be made until Mr. Leanos has completed a detailed review of your situation. Ultimately a joint decision is made by Mr. Leanos and his client.

Mr. Leaños has been interviewed by both television and by the print media including the San Jose Mercury News and he is frequently consulted in high profile cases. He has also appeared as an on-air legal analyst for NBC and Telemundo.


With over eighteen years of legal experience, Jaime A. Leaños has successfully represented people charged with misdemeanors and felonies. If you have been arrested or charged with a crime, you can speak with Mr. Leanos confidentially about your situation. When you have been charged with a crime, contacting an attorney as quickly as possible can help you protect your rights. Mr. Leanos represent people throughout San Jose, Santa Clara County and Silicon Valley.


  • Felony Assault Causing Serious Bodily Injury

Jury Trial Verdict: Client Found Not Guilty of All Charges

  • Assault with a Deadly Weapon with Personal Use of a Weapon

Result: Case dismissed after defense investigation completed

  • Vehicle Manslaughter Involving Alcohol

Jury Trial Verdict: Client found not guilty of felony and misdemeanor charges

  • Possession of Drugs and Sale

Jury Trial Verdict: Verdict not guilty of all charges

  • Felony Domestic Violence Causing Great Bodily Injury

Jury Trial Verdict: Not Guilty all charges

  • Child Molestation Charges Involving Five Separate Victims

Jury Trial Result: 11 to 1 for not guilty, case dismissed prior to second trial

  • Felony Assault with Personal Use of a Firearm, Felony False Imprisonment

Jury Trial Verdict: Not guilty of all charges

  • Resisting Arrest, Disobeying Police Orders

Jury Trial Verdict: Not guilty of all charges

  • Rape Charge

Jury Trial Verdict: 7 to 5 not guilty, case dismissed prior second trial

  • Rape by Intoxication

Result: Case dismissed after Preliminary Hearing by the court


A personal injury case can have a big impact on your life. Mr. Leaños has successfully represented individuals involved in serious accidents. You need an attorney who will seek to obtain the best results possible on your behalf, that person is Jaime A. Leanos.


Florysel M. Leaños/Legal Assistant

Florysel, has over five years experience supporting the legal profession. Her primary responsibilities include managing the client database and organizing practice procedures. In addition, she assists new clients in documenting their cases prior to review by their attorney.

Prior to working in the legal profession, Florysel served three years as an auditor for a leading international CPA firm. Florysel is fluent in Spanish and is currently enrolled in the Spanish/English interpretation program at San Francisco State University.

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Rights
  • Criminal Defense
  • Personal Injury

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1992


  • University of San Francisco School of Law, San Francisco, California
    • J.D. - 1992
    • Honors: John Brennan Oral Advocate of the Year, 1990
  • San Diego State University, San Diego, California
  • B.A. - 1987
  • Major: Speech Communication
  • Minor: Spanish Literature

Honors and Awards

  • John Brennan Oral Advocate of the Year, 1990

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Santa Clara County Trial Lawyers Association
  • State Bar of California

Past Employment Positions

  • Santa Clara County Public Defenders Office, Senior Criminal Trial Attorney, 1993 - 2000
  • The Boccardo Law Firm, Associate, 1992 - 1993


  • Spanish
  • English
The information on this website is for general information purposes only. Nothing on this site should be taken as legal advice for any individual case or situation. This information
is not intended to create, and receipt or viewing does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship.
Leaños Law Firm - San Jose Criminal Defense & Personal Injury Attorney
Located at: 75 East Santa Clara Street, Suite 250 San Jose, CA 95113
Phone: 408.294.6800

Website: © 2018 All Rights Reserved