Yhezel Armando Vargas

Mr. Vargas practices Criminal defense & Immigration law primarily in the Southern California Region. As a former Deputy District Attorney, he has extensive experience in all areas of Criminal Law. He is fully bilingual in English and Spanish.

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Defense
  • Immigration

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2013


  • University of Illinois College of Law, Champaign Illinois, USA
    • J.D.
  • University of Phoenix, CA,
    • Major: Human Services

Honors and Awards

  • San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program distinguished Service Award, 2012
  • Legal Aid Society of SD Outstanding Service Award, 2013

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • CA Attorneys for Criminal Justice, Current

Pro Bono Activities

  • San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program, 2012
  • Legal Aid Society of San Diego, 2011

Past Employment Positions

  •  Imperial County District Attorney Deputy DA, 2015-2021
  • California rural Legal Assistance/ Attorney, 2014-2015

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