Thomas J. Warwick, Jr.

Of Counsel

+1 619 232 0600 
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Boston College
University of San Diego School of Law


Thomas J. Warwick, Jr. serves in an “Of Counsel” capacity to Peace & Shea LLP. He has over thirty years of criminal defense experience, with a focus on complex state and federal investigations and white-collar cases.


Best Lawyers in America, 2007-Present
San Diego Best Lawyers, Multiple Year Award
Martindale Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, 1989-2009
San Diego Magazine Best Lawyers, Multiple Year Award
San Diego Super Lawyers Award, 2007-Present
Top 50 San Diego Super Lawyers Award, 2007
The Daily Transcript, One of San Diego’s Top Attorneys, 2005-Present
San Diego Press Award, First Place President’s Column, 2004
San Diego Magazine’s 50 People to Watch, 2004
San Diego Superior Court’s Special Commendation for Outstanding Service as San Diego County Bar President, 2004
Criminal Defense Bar Association, Special Award, 2003
San Diego Municipal Court – Outstanding Service Award, 1999
In recognition and appreciation of outstanding service to the San Diego Municipal Court and citizens of San Diego 1972-1998
Consumer Attorneys of San Diego Recognition Award, 1998
San Diego Aids Clinic Appreciation for Over 5 Years Pro Bono Legal Work, 1996
Founding Member, National College for DUI Defense, Harvard Law School, 1995-Present
Criminal Defense Bar Association of San Diego’s Director’s Award, 2008
Special Director’s Award, 2005
San Diego Lawyers Association, Outstanding Trial Lawyer Award – 1978, 1993, 2004
San Diego Trial Lawyers Association, Trial Lawyer of the Year – 1992

Offices (highlights):

Judicial Council of California (Term: September 2001-September 2004)
Bench-Bar Coalition (Co-Chair 2008-Present)
Criminal Justice Roll of Honor Committee (2007-Present)
Judicial Council of California Integrity Task Force (Term: 2007-Present)
Judicial Council Court Facilities Transitional Task Force (Term: October 2004-June 2007)
San Diego County Bar Association
Board of Directors 1986-1988, 1990-1992, and 2001-Present
State Bar of California
Board of Governors 1997-2000
San Diego Trial Lawyers Association/Consumer Attorneys of San Diego
Board of Directors 1985-2000
San Diego County Barristers Club
Board of Directors 1979-1980
Appellate Defenders, Federal Defenders, and Defenders, Inc.
President 1997, 1998
Member 1986-Present
Legal Aid Society
President 1991-1992
Member 1989-Present

Practice Areas

We are capable of handling a wide range of commercial transactions and disputes. Our attorneys have handled matters in highly regulated areas such as renewable and nuclear energy, telecommunications, waste management, environmental conservation and federal, state and local elections. They have also practiced before the highest state and federal courts handling complex adversarial matters in both civil and criminal forums. It’s this breadth and quality of experience that makes Peace & Shea unique among boutique firms and capable of serving our clients effectively on matters big and small.



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