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Seki, Nishimura & Watase, LLP is a full-service, certified minority-owned, law firm located in Los Angeles with the litigation expertise and capabilities to handle the wide-ranging needs of its clients. SNW’s mission is to provide quality legal services with the responsive attention clients require and the specific strategies that serve their individual interests.  Serving individuals, small business, large corporations, and public entities, the firm strives to ensure all clients receive personal attention at competitive rates.


Mistrial delcared in perjury trial of LAPD officer. 

After three weeks of trial and four days of deliberation by the jury, a mistrial was delcared in the perjury trial of a Los Angeles Police Department Officer. Partner Bill Seki represented Officer Manuel Ortiz, one of three officers charged with conspiracy to obstruct justice and perjury associated with a narcotics arrest of a gang member. After four days of deliberation, the jury was unable to reach a verdict only as to Officer Ortiz. A mistrial was declared by the court as to the charges against Officer Ortiz.




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