Tony Abbatangelo Attorney At Law

Anthony L. Abbatangelo ESQ.

Anthony (Tony) L. Abbatangelo is a former chief judge who presided over thousands of “DUI” cases in his career.  A native of Las Vegas, Nevada, Tony has significant understanding and experience with the criminal justice system.  While Tony has a robust state court practice representing people accused of various crimes, he has special knowledge and experience in DUI matters acquired through his tenure as a judge. 

If you’ve been arrested or cited on federal property for a DUI type offense (alcohol or marijuana) or any other crime, Tony is the lawyer you want on your side.  He brings a strong sense of compassion, humor and affability to his cases, even disarming otherwise unfriendly prosecutors. 

As part of the trial team at The Federal Defenders, Tony assists Michael Humphreys and Paul Padda with federal court cases by serving as co-counsel in important matters.  When its time for trial, Tony is an integral part of the team.  His strong communication skills and engaging personality compliment the talents of the rest of The Federal Defenders.   

When not working, Tony enjoys spending time with his family, cooking and enjoying sports.  An active and engaged member of the community, Tony dedicates significant time to charitable projects and helping the disadvantaged. 




National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Federal Bar Association


University of San Diego (J.D.)

University of San Diego (B.A.)