Wm. Michael Whelan, Jr.

ISLN: 913302321
Managing Partner

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1983, California
1985, District of Columbia
1993, Colorado
2006, New YorkLaw School:
University of San Francisco Law School, J.D.


  • U.S. District Court (N.D.C.A.) Panel of Approved Criminal Justice Act Attorneys
  • San Francisco Superior Court Conflicts Panel of Approved Criminal and Juvenile Defense Attorneys
  • Bar Association of San Francisco
  • California Public Defenders Association
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
  • National Cannabis Industry Association
  • California Cannabis Industry Association
  • National Cannabis Bar Association

Faculty, American Bar Association Health Care Fraud Institute, 2003

New York, N.Y.


  • United States v. Khan, 324 F.Supp. 2d 1177 (D. Colo. July 12, 2004) – Statements made by defendant (terrorist suspect) suppressed because of coercion by FBI and ICE agents
  • United States v. Budziak, 11-10223 (9th. Cir. 10/5/12) – Federal trial court erred in denying defense counsel’s motion to compel the FBI to produce for defense-expert inspection a copy of the FBI’s enhanced peer-to-peer Limewire software program