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Mike R. Galli, Esq.

Galli_Mike_4804986_SMOccupation: Attorney
Born: March 30, 1958

Education:
JD, Santa Clara University School of Law, Santa Clara, CA (1983)
BA, Political Science and Government, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, Cum Laude (1980)
AA, History, Foothill Community College, Los Altos, CA, With Honors (1978)

Bar Admissions:
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California (1983); The State Bar of California (1983)

Certifications:
POST Certified Level 1 Instructor (2011)

Career:
Deputy District Attorney, Santa Clara County Office of the District Attorney, San Jose, CA (1984-Present)
Unit Member, Case Issuance Unit, Santa Clara County Office of the District Attorney, San Jose, CA (2010-Present)
Instructor, Robert Presley Institute of Criminal Investigation (2007-Present)
Assistant Unit Leader, Felony Narcotics Unit, Santa Clara County Office of the District Attorney, San Jose, CA (2009-2010)
Assistant Supervisor, Felony Narcotics Unit, Santa Clara County Office of the District Attorney, San Jose, CA (2008-2009)
Unit Member, Restitution Services Unit, Santa Clara County Office of the District Attorney, San Jose, CA (2007-2008)
Unit Member, North County Division, Santa Clara County Office of the District Attorney, San Jose, CA (2004-2007)
Unit Member, San Martin Division, Santa Clara County Office of the District Attorney, San Jose, CA (2003-2005)
Unit Member, Motions, Writs and Appeals Unit, Santa Clara County Office of the District Attorney, San Jose, CA (2001-2002)
Unit Supervisor, Welfare Fraud Unit, Santa Clara County Office of the District Attorney, San Jose, CA (1998-2001)
Unit Member, Motions, Writs and Appeals Unit, Santa Clara County Office of the District Attorney, San Jose, CA (1997-1998)
Unit Member, Preliminary Examination Unit, Santa Clara County Office of the District Attorney, San Jose, CA (1996-1997)
Unit Member, Economic Crimes Felony Unit, Santa Clara County Office of the District Attorney, San Jose, CA (1994-1996)
Unit Supervisor, Asset Forfeiture Unit, Santa Clara County Office of the District Attorney, San Jose, CA (1989-1994)
Assistant Supervisor, Felony Narcotics Unit, Santa Clara County Office of the District Attorney, San Jose, CA (1986-1989)
Special Assistant, United States Attorney, Santa Clara County Office of the District Attorney, San Jose, CA (1985-1986)
Unit Member, Narcotics Unit, Santa Clara County Office of the District Attorney, San Jose, CA (1985-1986)
Unit Member, Juvenile Unit, Santa Clara County Office of the District Attorney, San Jose, CA (1984-1985)
Unit Member, Misdemeanor Driving Under the Influence Unit, Santa Clara County Office of the District Attorney, San Jose, CA (1984)

Career Related:
Instructor, Robert Presley Institute of Criminal Investigation (ICI) (2007-Present); Technical Adviser and Instructor, California District Attorney’s Association (CDAA) Search Warrant Law Seminar (2006-Present); Instructor on Informant, Search Warrant Law, and Search Warrant Drafting, SJPD Bureau of Investigation (1987-2014); Guest Lecturer, Stanford University Citizens Academy on 4th Amendment Law (2012); Instructor, CDAA High Technology Seminar (2008-2010); Instructor, 4th Amendment Legal Updates, Los Gatos Police Department (1992-2001); Guest Lecturer, Numerous University and College Classes on Topics Related to Criminal Prosecution, including Santa Clara University School of Law, Peninsula Law School, Gavilan Community College, and West Valley Community College; Instructor, California Asset Forfeiture Law, California Sate Conference for the California Association for Property & Evidence (CAPE) and the Governor’s Conference on Victims Services and Public Safety

Creative Works:
Author, “Search Warrant Law & Practice Manual, 5th Edition” (2019); Author, “Search Warrant Law & Practice Manual, 4th Edition” (2016); Author, “Warrantless Searches, a Guide for Police-Citizen Contacts, Cell Phones and Exclusions,” Police Publishing (2014); Author, “Search Warrant Law & Practice Manual, 3rd Edition” (2014); Guest Lecturer, Stanford University Citizen’s Academy (2012); Author, “People v. Diaz: Right Result, but Wrong Rationale,” CDAA, Firewall (2012); Author, “Search Warrant Law & Practice Manual, 2nd Edition” (2012); Author, “Cell Phone Searches,” CDAA, Firewall (2009); Author, “Search Warrant Law & Practice Manual ,” CDAA (2009); Author, “Chapter II, Search and Seizure,” CDAA High Technology Crimes Manual (2008); Author, “Tracking Devices and the Fourth Amendment,” CDAA, Firewall (2008); Author, “Search Warrant,” Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge’s Duty Manual (2007); Author, “Chapter IV, Search Warrants,” Second Edition, CDAA, Hate Crimes Monograph, Prosecutor’s Notebook (2006); Author, “Chapter IV, Search Warrants,” CDAA, Hate Crimes Monograph, Prosecutors Notebook (1999); Editor, “High-Technology Crime,” KSK Publications (1995); Author, “Basic Search & Seizure & Search Warrant,” Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge’s Duty Manual (1994); Author, “Drafting Narcotics Search Warrants,” CDAA, Prosecutor’s Brief (1988); Guest Lecturer, Santa Clara University School of Law, Peninsula Law School, Gavilan Community College, West Valley Community College; Contributing Author, Numerous Articles

Achievements:
Writing “Search Warrant Law & Practice Manual,” which has been beneficial to the officers and district attorneys

Awards:
Honoree, Region One Prosecutor of the Year, California Narcotics Officers Association (2016); Honoree, Author of the Year, California District Attorneys Association (2009); Recipient, Excellence Award, San Jose Police Department  (1992); Honoree, Employee of the Month, Santa Clara County (1990); Recipient, Narcotics Unit Commendation Letter, San Jose Police Department (1989); Recipient, Burglary Prevention Unit Commendation Letter, San Jose Police Department  (1989)

Memberships:
Member, High Tech Crime Committee, California District Attorneys Association (2007-Present); Member, Public Fraud Committee, California District Attorneys Association (1998-2001); Member, Asset Forfeiture Committee, California District Attorneys Association (1989-1994); Member, California District Attorneys Association (CDAA); Member, Litigation Section, American Bar Association; Lifetime Member, California Narcotics Officers Association

Family:
Maternal Grandparents: Robert and Anna Galli

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