RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA, November 18, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ — Marquis Who’s Who, the world’s premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Eric J. Youngquist with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Mr. Youngquist celebrates many years’ experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
Having garnered a laudable reputation as a renowned criminal defense attorney, Mr. Youngquist established his private practice, the Law Office of Eric J. Youngquist, in 2007. Representing clients throughout various regions of California, including Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino and Orange County, he bears a great deal of expertise litigating felony and misdemeanor charges ranging from murder and assault to sex and drug offenses. Handling legal matters for adults, as well as for juveniles, Mr. Youngquist works diligently to study every single case detail to ensure a strong defense. Apart from his full-time commitments at his firm, he recently took on the role of judge pro tempore for the Los Angeles County Superior Court in 2019. Honored to serve in such a capacity, he has managed high volume caseloads and dispositioned cases.
Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Youngquist garnered a reputation for excellence as a member of the El Monte Police Department in California for nearly two decades between 1991 and 2011. Serving as a police officer, and later as a police detective, he gained tremendous insight into the very complex legal system, as well as the state and federal court systems. Following in the footsteps of his father, a respected judge, attorney, and law enforcement official for many years, Mr. Youngquist is grateful to be the best version of himself, while also helping as many individuals as possible receive the justice and recompense they deserve.
To prepare for his career, Mr. Youngquist received a Bachelor of Science in law and a Doctor of Jurisprudence at Western State University. Throughout his subsequent career on the police force, he became a highly decorated officer. Among his numerous Meritorious Service Medals, he received one for life-saving conduct in 1997, as well as multiple accolades for his legal expertise. Named as a Top 10 Criminal Defense Attorney by Attorneys & Practice Magazine in 2020, he was also listed among the Top 100 Attorneys in America by the National Trial Lawyers Association, the Top 10 Attorneys by the Criminal Institute of Law Attorneys and the Top 10 Attorneys of California by the Legal Institute. Furthermore, Mr. Youngquist has been identified by Martindale-Hubbell as an AV-Rated Attorney and by AVVO with a Perfect 10 Award.
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