Charles Mesirow – The Law Offices of Mesirow & Fink

Practice/Organization Description

The San Jose law office of Mesirow & Fink was formed in 1976, with its roots in the Bay Area and Southern California. Attorney Charles "Chuck" Mesirow has been a board-certified criminal law specialist* for over 30 years and has been voted one of "Silicon Valley's Top 300 Lawyers" by San Jose Magazine. Attorney Mesirow spent six years as a senior prosecutor with the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office, where he handled many major fraud and felony cases. He has handled more than 7,000 criminal law cases and has tried more than 400 jury and court trials. His significant experience in both prosecution and defense can be a great benefit in your criminal case.

Bar Admissions

California, 1971

U.S. District Court Northern District of California

U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit

U.S. Supreme Court


California Western School of Law, San Diego, California, 1971


University of California at Berkeley, 1968


Major: Political Science

Professional Associations & Memberships

State Bar of California

Advisor, 15-Member Criminal Law Executive Committee

State Bar of California, Criminal Law Section

Former Chairman

Santa Clara County Criminal Law Section

Former Chairman

Santa Clara County Conflicts Administration

Former Chairman and Member, Board of Directors

California Trial Lawyers Association


Santa Clara County Criminal Justice and Correctional Reform Committee


Santa Clara County Bench/Bar/Media/Police Committee


California Attorneys for Criminal Justice


National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys


American Bar Association


Honors and Awards

Special Recognition of Experience, Criminal Defense and Trial Lawyer

California Trial Lawyers Association

One of Silicon Valley's Top 300 Lawyers, San Jose Magazin


160 W Santa Clara Street
Suite 1180
San Jose, CA 95113, United States

  • 408.256.2979
  • 408.286.1211

Areas of Practice
  • Criminal Law
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