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Kerry Armstrong, along with his staff, has handled many high-profile cases in San Diego County. The lists below contain links to news stories about these high-profile cases. We invite you to click on these links to read more!

Attorney Highlights – Kerry L. Armstrong


Mr. Armstrong has had the opportunity to handle many high-profile cases in San Diego County since he became a licensed attorney in 1998. His cases have consistently been featured in the San Diego Union-Tribune, on all of the local TV news stations, on CNN, MSNBC, Court TV, NBC Nightly News, Nancy Grace, and most major U.S. newspapers.

Some of the high-profile cases Mr. Armstrong has handled include representing a man accused of a violent hate-crime attack on a migrant farm worker, a thirteen-year-old minor accused of conspiring with two other middle-school boys to kill their teacher, a man accused of sending fake anthrax to the San Diego federal courthouse, a YMCA daycare provider accused of molesting four young students, a Navy man accused of distributing child pornography from a Navy ship, a man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and his ten-month-old baby in order to get out of paying child support, and several police officers in San Diego County, including one officer accused of improperly detaining and groping women while on duty.

In 2003, Mr. Armstrong was featured on the hour-long season premiere of Law & Order: Crime & Punishment (an episode that was watched by 10 million viewers). The reality show featured Mr. Armstrong in a murder and attempted murder trial that he conducted in 2002. Additionally, his cases have been featured on hour-long programs on 48 Hours and on the Investigation Discovery (ID) show Scorned: Love Kills.

Mr. Armstrong appears on local TV news stations from time to time as a legal analyst. Additionally, he has lectured several times at Thomas Jefferson School of Law on the subjects of legal writing and ethics. He has also given several legal continuation seminars to other lawyers on how to give a winning closing argument.


Some of the high-profile cases handled by Attorney Armstrong include:


Charges dismissed against Navy commander accused of rape


Jury deadlocked in former Navy Commander accused of attempted rape


Spanish teacher pleads not guilty to 11 felony charges stemming from relationship with student


Former teacher Robert Anderson pleads not guilty in child molestation


San Diego Police Officer Facing Sex Charges, Pleads Not Guilty


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