Forensic Lawyer-Scientist

About ACS-CHAL Forensic Lawyer-Scientist Eric Ganci from California


Eric Ganci is an award-winning DUI Trial Lawyer with Galente Ganci, APC.  He received his JD from Thomas Jefferson School of Law, and his BA in Music Education from Northern Illinois University.

Recent awards and recognition include: 2014, “Lawyer-Scientist” designation by the American Chemical Society, Chemistry and the Law division; 2014 “Best of the Bar” by the San Diego Business Journal; 2012 Best Lawyers in San Diego, DUI/DWI by SD Metro Magazine; 2012 Top Young Influential by San Diego Daily Transcript; 2011 “Top 40 Under 40” by San Diego Metro Magazine; and 2011 Outstanding Service by a New Lawyer by the San Diego County Bar Association.

Eric authored for the 2011 and 2013 updates for “California Drunk Driving Defense,” and chapters for “Inside the Minds: Strategies for Defending DUI Cases in California” (a Thompson West publication) for the 2013 and 2014 editions.  Several times a year, Eric teaches DUI courses to legal organizations regarding field sobriety tests and alcohol and drug pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics.

Eric is very involved in the legal community.  He is a founding member of the DUI Defense Lawyers Association, and a board member with Lawyers Club of San Diego.  He graduated from the 3-week Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College (Class of July 2013), and he is a past president of the Thomas Jefferson Alumni Association (2013).
On the side, Eric is an active musician with his San Diego live band karaoke group, Rock Out Karaoke, and has earned several musical accomplishments, such as opening for Anthrax and having Ving Rhames say “I like your band’s cd.”