Dylan Schaffer serves as of counsel to Rains Lucia Stern St. Phalle & Silver, PC (“RLS”). After graduating from law school, Dylan clerked in the Ninth Circuit and taught legal writing and research at Stanford Law School. For the past twenty years he has practiced appellate and post-conviction law, first at the firm of Riordan & Rosenthal in San Francisco, and since 2001, in a solo practice.
He has been involved in many high profile criminal matters, including the San Francisco dog mauling case and the Philip Spector murder trial. He was proud to serve on the team that represented Johannes Mehserle. He presently acts as of counsel to the firm when it faces complex legal issues and in appellate litigation.
Dylan received his undergraduate degree from Cornell University and graduated magna cum laude from University of California, Hastings College of the Law. He is licensed to practice in all California state courts, all Federal district courts in California, and the United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit.
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• B.S., Cornell University
• J.D., magna cum laude, University of California, Hastings College of the Law