About Us

Michael Taibi

In 1989, Michael Taibi earned his Bachelor of Arts from Davidson College, a highly acclaimed liberal arts school in North Carolina. While completing his undergraduate degree, Mr. Taibi focused mainly on pre-law classes, student government, and studying for the LSAT, the entry exam for law school. As a result of his dedication to academics and extracurricular activities, Mr. Taibi scored among the top 95th percentile of the LSAT and held leadership positions such as Treasurer of the Student Government, and President of his fraternity Phi Delta Theta.

Mr. Taibi attended the California Western School of Law where he earned his Juris Doctorate degree in 1992. As a law student, Mr. Taibi shadowed one of the best criminal defense and family law attorneys in the county of San Diego. The experience he gained working at the law firm while attending law school gave him a unique education in the meaning of attorneys and how one can successfully represent their clients across various areas in law.

The day after Michael earned his law degree, he walked into the Courtroom and began litigating. Since then, Mr. Taibi has successfully counseled and represented clients across thousands of issues. He has worked various civil disputes, international business and law matters, family law matters, misdemeanor and felony DUI’s, various sex cases, and violent crimes, among others. Mr. Taibi is a member of the American Bar Association, the San Diego Bar Association, the State Bar of California, and the Criminal Law Section of the State Bar Association.

Michael Taibi is a kind, understanding, intelligent, and assertive advocate for his clients. For over 27 years, he has earned the respect of attorneys and judges across California, and has continued to gain the intellect and experience to handle practically any matter.

Michael Taibi, San Diego Restraining Order Attorney

Sabrina Darwish

Sabrina Darwish was part of the honors program at UCLA, where she received her bachelor’s degree. After completing her undergraduate studies, Ms. Darwish moved on to Loyola Law School to earn her Juris Doctorate degree. At Loyola, Ms. Darwish acted as a mock trial judge, where she developed a passion for the criminal sector of law. After completing her J.D, Ms. Darwish joined the Public Defender’s office in Riverside to become a deputy public defender. At Riverside, Ms. Darwish represented her clients in court and counseled them on their legal rights. As a public defender, however, Ms. Darwish did not have the opportunity to give her clients the time and attention she wanted to, so she opened her private criminal defense law practice.

Ms. Darwish, as stated earlier, has a passion for defending individuals who have been accused of or charged with a crime. As she has been practicing criminal defense since 2006, one of her areas of expertise lies in handling restraining orders and resolving them with favorable outcomes for her clients. As defense is her passion, Ms. Darwish makes it her goal to closely analyze all of the facts of each case in order to give her client the best defense possible.

For over 10 years, Ms. Darwish has continued to develop her skills and knowledge of the law in order to properly handle her client’s cases. She and her team diligently analyze the facts of each case, from finding loopholes in police reports to cross examining officers, witnesses, and investigating the scene of the incident. Whatever the case, Ms. Darwish will either represent her clients at trial, negotiate a reasonable and favorable outcome for her, or fight to reduce the evidence against the accused in order to possibly dismiss the case. Regardless of the strategies used by Ms. Darwish, you can be sure that she and her team will take the time and care necessary to help you fight your case.

Sabrina Darwish, San Diego Restraining Order Attorney

Thomas Filicia

Mr. Filicia, having grown up in San Diego, has lived there for the majority of his life. He devotes his time and practice to defending his clients against restraining orders and the associated stress and problems that come with them.

Mr. Filicia developed a passion for criminal defense while earning his law degree at the Syracuse University College of Law. During law school, he clerked for a law firm that predominantly focused on criminal appellate law. As he spent more time in the criminal defense field, he noticed how many client’s lives had been negatively impacted by severe restrictions from the restraining orders held against them. With this in mind, Mr. Filicia has made it his duty to assist each of his clients by minimizing the consequences and protecting them from the stigma caused by restraining orders.

As Mr. Filicia’s firm has successfully handled many cases throughout each of the San Diego County Criminal Courts, they recognize that no two cases are alike. Thus, it is our firm’s policy to gather a true understanding of your specific needs in order to determine the best plan of defense against a restraining order. As such, Mr. Filicia always provides a free initial consultation in order to discuss client’s specific goals regarding their restraining order.

f you, or someone you know, is being negatively impacted by a restraining order, contact Thomas J. Filicia and the San Diego Restraining Order Attorney today.

Thomas Filicia, San Diego Restraining Order Attorney

Ricky Laureano – Legal Assistant

Ricky was born and raised in Los Angeles and has resided in Southern California for his whole life. He is a graduate of the University of San Diego, where he was a student-athlete for all four years. At USD, he developed a passion for law, and began preparing himself to pursue law school by searching for an internship at a law firm. After obtaining his bachelor’s degree, Ricky began an internship with one of San Diego’s top Criminal Defense Law Firms, assisting Attorney Thomas Filicia in his criminal defense cases.

Prior to working at San Diego Restraining Order Attorney, Ricky studied History at the University of San Diego, where he also played Football. During his time as a student-athlete, he took part in four championships while maintaining his position on the University’s Athletic Honor Roll.

Ricky Laureano, San Diego Restraining Order Attorney

Our Firm

Over 60 years of combined experience, the attorneys at the San Diego Restraining Order Attorney Law Firm give a service to their clients that stands second to none. Our attorneys, who specialize in criminal defense, have successfully resolved hundreds of restraining order cases throughout San Diego County. As a result of our diligence, the lawyers at the San Diego Restraining Order Attorney Law Firm have garnished the respect of judges and other legal professionals through aggressive, effective, and successful defense strategies.

When looking for an attorney, you want to make certain that they have the knowledge, experience, and expertise necessary to properly evaluate and resolve each case for their clients. With the San Diego Restraining Order Attorney, we want to ensure that we are creating the best strategy for every individual client’s needs, therefore, we ask each of our attorneys to play a part in every case so you can be confident that you are getting the best defense possible. We take pride in the satisfaction of our clients as we work side by side and communicate with them and their families through every step of the process so they may understand what strategies we are implementing and what we are working to accomplish. When you are charged with or accused of a crime, we will give you a free, private consultation where we will take the time to sit down, listen to your needs, and let you know what you can expect from us.

With the San Diego Restraining Order Attorney, you can be sure that we will do whatever it takes to give you the best defense in your case.

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