Sherman M. Ellison has been practicing law since 1970. Mr. Ellison is a trial attorney who exclusively practices Traffic Ticket and criminal defense. Mr. Ellison has been admitted to and practiced in all United States District Courts within California, Hawaii and Oregon; the United States Supreme Court; the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and Eighth Circuit; and all of the courts in the state of California Court system.
Sherman M. Ellison is extremely effective, detailed, conscientious and thorough. Mr. Ellison considers himself to be the "Best Traffic Ticket Attorney in the State of California".
Sherman M. Ellison's professional affiliations include the California Attorneys for Criminal Justice; the California Public Defenders Association; the Private Defenders Association; National Motorist's Association; Criminal Courts Bar Association; Los Angeles County Bar Association -- Criminal Law Section; and, the California State Bar -- Criminal Law Section.
Published Opinions, precedent setting appeals by Mr. Ellison, include two in the California Supreme Court: People v. Gray (2014) 58 Cal.4th 901 and People v. Superior Court [Keifer] (1970) 3 Cal.3d 807; California Court of Appeals: People v. Williams (1984) 168 C.A.3d 349; United States Court of Appeals: U.S.A. v. Myers (1977) 543 F.2d 721; and United States District Court: U.S.A. v. Redondo (1997) 980 F.Supp. 1114.
Sherman M. Ellison attended U.C.L.A. as an undergraduate. He then entered and received an Honorable Discharge from the United States Marine Corps. After first being accepted to Dental School, Mr. Ellison changed his professional objective and entered the University of La Verne, College of Law, earning an LLB and J.D. in 1969, passing the California bar examination on his first attempt in November of 1969 and was sworn in to practice law on January 15, 1970.