David Brooks

How to Kill Your Lover And Maybe Get Away With It 


Brooks is more than acquainted with how the law views crimes of passion, having worked in the courts for three decades. If you are ever up for a good story, ask him what case he's currently working on.

No spoilers, but there is a moment at the end of the opera that isn't much different from those stories you'll hear from David. Join us for an enlightening discussion of the law and love.


David Brooks has been defending criminal cases for 35 years. He has defended many homicide cases, and is one of few defense attorneys qualified and experienced to provide Death Penalty defense. He has conducted many dozens of jury trials. Expertise extends into all forensic sciences, and application of mental health defenses and mitigation. He works closely with a number of specialized experts and investigators.

BA from Colgate University ‘81, JD from McGeorge, UOP ‘84. Licensed in California and Federal court.

David Brooks is in private practice in Placerville, CA. Prior to the commission of a felony, please call before rather than after when possible.

Sacramento,  California

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