Janice Deaton has been a federal criminal defense attorney since 1987. After leaving Federal Defenders of San Diego, Inc., she continued to focus on criminal defense. Her private practice includes all stages of criminal proceedings from first appearance through appeal. She practices in Federal Court throughout the country, and has represented clients in Tennessee, Arkansas as well as California. In 2013, 2017, and 2018, she was recognized as a “Top Lawyer in San Diego,” published in San Diego Magazine.