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ROBERT D. BLASIER, In Practice Since 1970
Attorney at Law
916-212-4765 [24 hr. number]
California State Bar No. 47480

Martindale-Hubbell rating: AV (highest available)

EDUCATION

1963-1967: Carnegie Institute of Technology, B.S. 1967
1967- 1970: Harvard Law School, J.D. 1970

EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE

1971 – 1978:
Deputy District Attorney, Martinez, CA
Specialized in white collar crime and political corruption

1978 – 1984:
California Fair Political Practices Commission
Director of Enforcement During Administration
of Edmund G. Brown, Jr.

1985 – Present:
Private Practice of Law
Primary Emphasis: Criminal Defense, DNA, Forensic Evidence and Death Penalty Litigation
Consulting for other Criminal Attorneys
Qualified as Expert for both Prosecution and Defense in IAC Claims
Dependency Cases in CPS Litigation
Missing and Abused Children, Satanic and Other Cult Activity
Civil Rights Litigation

CASES OF NOTE: 

People v. O. J. Simpson
Rufo v. O.J. Simpson [O.J. Simpson Civil Case]
United States v. Kaczynski [Unabomber]
People v. Phillip Spector [Rock and Roll Hall of Fame]
Schmierer v. Free Love Ministries [Cult Case]
People v. Paul Mack [Peppermill Murder Case]
People v. Jamie Lynne Stone [Daycare Infant Homicide Case]
People v. Thomas [Michele Montoya Murder Case]
People v. Marjorie Knoller [San Francisco Dog Mauling case]
United States v. Tyler Williams [Synagogue Arson Cases]
People v. Andrew Luster [“Heir to Max Factor Fortune”, serial rapist case]
People v.  Mario Garcia [Thunder Valley Kidnaping Case]

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Extensive experience in litigation of medical and scientific issues related to criminal law, particularly with respect to all current forensic DNA technologies. Have been appointed by several courts inside and outside of California to act as a consultant or trial attorney in special hearings to litigate the admissibility of DNA evidence. Have acted as a private consultant to attorneys throughout the United States and Canada regarding DNA evidence.

Have qualified in California courts as an expert for both prosecution and
defense in criminal cases alleging ineffective assistance of counsel (IAC).

Have successfully litigated cases involving allegations of satanic and other
cult involvement.

Have lectured extensively on criminal law, trial practice, the use of computers in the courtroom and DNA evidence for the:

California District Attorneys Association
California Continuing Education of the Bar
California Attorneys for Criminal Justice
California Public Defenders Association,
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
American College of Forensic Psychiatry, and many others