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Adrienne S. Dell

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Practice Areas

  • Criminal Law


Adrienne Dell has been practicing law, exclusively focusing on criminal defense, for thirty years. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in June of 1976 from University of California at Los Angeles. She received her Juris Doctorate from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles in June of 1984. She initially worked with the criminal defense firm of Brodey and Price in Beverly Hill, California, first as a law clerk and then as an associate. Adrienne then joined the Los Angeles County Public Defender. After spending three years at the office, she opened her own law firm in West Los Angeles - - focusing on representing the indigent accused of crimes. In 1992, Adrienne relocated her law firm to Northern California, in Santa Clara County, where she has remained. She has been both a sole practitioner and a partner in the law firm of Vertner and Dell. In 2006, she returned to her own practice. Adrienne is a well respected member of the criminal defense bar. She has been praised by fellow defense attorneys, prosecutors and members of the judiciary for her dedication, honesty and excellence.


  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California
    • Juris Doctorate - 1984
  • University of California (UCLA), Los Angeles, California
    • B.A. - 1976

Past Positions

  • Brodey and Price, Beverly Hill, California, Law Clerk
  • Los Angeles County Public Defender
  • Vertner and Dell, San Jose, CA , Sole Practitioner and Partner

Professional Associations

  • Santa Clara County Bar Association, Member
  • California Attorneys for Criminal Justice, Member
  • California Public Defenders Association, Death Penalty Focus, Member

Current Employment Position

  • Attorney

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1985
  • U.S. District Court, 1985