Berkeley Now a Sanctuary City for Recreational Cannabis

Posted by Seth Chazin | Feb 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

In January of 2017, the City of Berkeley reaffirmed its status as a sanctuary city for undocumented immigrants. This past Tuesday, Berkeley City Council unanimously voted to again make Berkeley a sanctuary city, but this time, for recreational cannabis. Mayor Jesse Arreguin tweeted that Berkeley,...

How Money Bail Hurts Our Judicial System

Posted by Seth Chazin | Jan 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

In 2010, Kalief Browder, a 16-year old African American, was arrested in New York for allegedly stealing a backpack. He spent three years on Rikers Island, enduring brutal solitary confinement, and awaited a trial that never took place. After the charges against him were dismissed, his mental hea...

  • 1 of 9

The Law Office

Chazin logo new dark

Seth P. Chazin is a San Francisco Bay Area Criminal Defense Lawyer with over 30 years experience.

Super Lawyer

Superlawyercapture orig compressor

Seth P. Chazin is recognized by Super Lawyer. Super Lawyers® is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. This recognition is earned only by the top 5% of attorneys in the state. The selection process for Super Lawyers has many steps and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis. To learn more about the selection process, click here.