Recent Articles

Below are media articles from select cases Jeff Mangar has been involved with over his legal career.

HIGH PROFILE CASES

The Modesto Bee

Maximum sentence for Modesto man’s role in deadly Turlock shooting https://www.modbee.com/news/local/crime/article210258059.html 

‘It’s just not fair.’ Murder victim’s family speaks about gang member’s crime spree https://www.modbee.com/news/local/crime/article237834559.html 

Murder trial begins in 2010 shooting north of Modesto https://www.modbee.com/news/local/crime/article58540188.html

Jury begins deliberations in fatal 2010 shooting north of Modesto
https://www.modbee.com/news/local/crime/article63927917.html

Parole denied in 1980 murder at New Year’s Eve party in Modesto https://www.modbee.com/news/local/crime/article108219992.html

Ceres man sentenced in Modesto ‘revenge’ killing of teenage boy https://www.modbee.com/news/local/crime/article17801879.html

Board denies parole to prisoner formerly of Ceres
https://www.modbee.com/news/local/crime/article3150032.html

Hearing further delayed for man accused of killing Newman cop. Here’s new start date
https://www.modbee.com/news/local/crime/article238943338.html

Case suspended against man accused of killing police officer; competency questioned https://www.modbee.com/news/local/crime/article223823555.html

Judge is concerned hearing could reveal details about man accused of killing Newman cop
https://www.modbee.com/news/local/crime/article228970249.html

Stanislaus County accessory defendants in Newman cop killing to be turned over to feds https://www.modbee.com/news/local/article224622625.html

Attorney says mental evaluation violated rights of man accused of killing Newman cop
https://www.modbee.com/news/local/crime/article225923605.html

Defense attorney asks court to reinstate murder case in Newman cop killing https://www.modbee.com/news/local/crime/article224957925.html

Foiled kidnapping ended in Downey High School teacher’s death. Parole board believes shooter still too dangerous 35 years later https://www.modbee.com/news/local/crime/article155612524.html

Ceres man receives life sentence in Turlock deadly shooting https://www.modbee.com/news/local/crime/article184436958.html

Modesto beer buy turned into murder. Years later, shooter came up for parole https://www.modbee.com/news/local/crime/article156729914.html 

Hearing won’t happen next month for man accused of killing Newman cop. Here’s why https://www.modbee.com/news/local/crime/article237753359.html

 Modesto man stabbed friend in the chest. He’s in prison for murder but could be freed
https://www.modbee.com/news/local/crime/article214230134.html

Modesto kidnapper was up for parole. How actions in prison weighed in board’s decision https://www.modbee.com/news/local/crime/article151711502.html 

As anniversary vigil nears, remembrances of Cpl. Ronil Singh remain strong in Newman https://www.modbee.com/news/local/crime/article238279868.html                       

Verdict in deadly drive-by shooting at Modesto family’s Fourth of July barbeque
https://www.modbee.com/news/local/crime/article228779369.html

Suspects accused of helping alleged Newman cop killer plead not guilty https://www.modbee.com/news/local/crime/article223776960.html

Life sentence in execution-style shooting near Modesto https://www.modbee.com/news/local/crime/article129028184.html

Transient man goes to prison for using his cane as deadly weapon at Turlock park https://www.modbee.com/news/local/crime/article215951965.html

Two convicted in murder of single father in Turlock https://www.modbee.com/news/local/turlock/article171019387.html 

Kicked out of his rock band for smoking too much pot, he tried to kill his bandmate https://www.modbee.com/news/local/crime/article189859669.html 

Getaway driver in deadly Modesto robbery gets three years in prison. Here’s why https://www.modbee.com/news/local/crime/article239018323.html 

Modesto man convicted in toddler’s death denied parole https://www.modbee.com/news/local/crime/article73413297.html 

Jury finds defendant guilty in 2010 deadly shooting north of Modesto https://www.modbee.com/news/local/crime/article64119182.html 

Witness in murder trial discusses street gang, alleged crimes https://www.modbee.com/news/local/crime/article59931681.html 

Modesto crime spree included shooting man who was holding his 18-month-old grandson
https://www.modbee.com/news/local/crime/article235877147.html           

Man accused of shooting Newman cop appears in Stanislaus County courtroom https://www.modbee.com/news/local/crime/article234044047.html 

Patterson man gets 10 years in carjacking case https://www.modbee.com/news/local/crime/article3134954.html

Oakdale man gets 10 years in prison for burglary, drug possession https://www.modbee.com/news/local/crime/article38863761.html 

Turlock Journal  

Parole denied for Ceres killer
https://www.turlockjournal.com/news/crime/parole-denied-ceres-killer/

Transient sent to prison for Turlock assault
https://www.turlockjournal.com/news/crime/transient-sent-prison-turlock-assault/

Maximum sentence imposed for accessory to Turlock mans murder https://www.turlockjournal.com/news/crime/maximum-sentence-imposed-for-accessory-to-turlock-mans-murder/

Shooter in execution-style slaying could be granted parole https://www.turlockjournal.com/news/crime/shooter-in-execution-style-slaying-could-be-granted-parole/

Killer gets 60 years to life for death of Turlock man https://www.turlockjournal.com/news/crime/killer-gets-60-years-to-life-for-death-of-turlock-man/

Guilty verdict for death of Turlock single father
https://www.turlockjournal.com/news/crime/guilty-verdict-for-death-of-turlock-single-father/

Jury given case in fatal shooting of Turlock father https://www.turlockjournal.com/news/crime/jury-given-case-in-fatal-shooting-of-turlock-father/

The Ceres Courier

Tisdale accomplish sentenced for robbery
https://www.cerescourier.com/news/local/tisdale-accomplice-sentenced-robbery/

Spree of gang-related shoot earns 20-year-old guilty verdict https://www.cerescourier.com/news/local/spree-gang-related-shootings-earns-20-year-old-guilty-verdict/

Killer Coke denied parole again
https://www.cerescourier.com/news/local/killer-coke-denied-parole-again/

Gang member from Ceres sentenced for aiding and abetting drive-by shooting https://www.cerescourier.com/news/local/gang-member-ceres-sentenced-aiding-and-abetting-drive-shooting/

Ceres killer Mendonca denied parole
https://www.cerescourier.com/news/local/ceres-killer-mendonca-denied-parole/

Modesto man sentenced in Ceres steak knife stabbing https://www.cerescourier.com/news/local/modesto-man-sentenced-in-ceres-steak-knife-stabbing/

Ceres Killer gets 60 years to life for Turlock death https://www.cerescourier.com/news/local/ceres-killer-gets-60-years-to-life-for-turlock-death/

Ceres man convicted in 2016 Turlock murder
https://www.cerescourier.com/news/local/ceres-man-convicted-in-2016-turlock-murder/

Parole denied for convicted murder Britt, 52
https://www.cerescourier.com/news/local/parole-denied-for-convicted-murderer-britt-52/

Hernandez sentenced in fatal 2011 Crows Landing Road shooting https://www.cerescourier.com/news/local/hernandez-sentenced-in-fatal-2011-crows-landing-road-shooting/

Hernandez to be sentenced for killing teen
https://www.cerescourier.com/news/local/hernandez-to-be-sentenced-for-killing-teen/

Ceres murderer denied parole
https://www.cerescourier.com/news/crime/ceres-murderer-denied-parole/

Oakdale Leader

“Three Strikes” Oakdale Inmate sees Parole Denied at Hearing https://www.oakdaleleader.com/news/crime/three-strikes-oakdale-inmate-sees-parole-denied-at-hearing/

Local Burglar Gets 10-year Sentence
https://www.oakdaleleader.com/news/crime/local-burglar-gets-10-year-sentence/

Westside Connect

Defense attorney: Evaluation violated rights of officer’s accused killer http://www.westsideconnect.com/news/local_news/defense-attorney-evaluation-violated-rights-of-officer-s-accused-killer/article_ea2cc512-318b-11e9-80be-abdaaecc1202.html

Hearing set for accused killer of Newman officer http://www.westsideconnect.com/news/local_news/hearing-set-for-accused-killer-of-newman-officer/article_27266948-8301-11e9-a0cc-8bdc05bc4a9e.html

Hearing for accused killer of Newman officer again postponed http://www.westsideconnect.com/news/hearing-for-accused-killer-of-newman-officer-again-postponed/article_3de36556-3327-11ea-bf34-c3c16d695557.html

Judge orders mental competency evaluation completed for accused killer of NPD officer http://www.westsideconnect.com/news/local_news/judge-orders-mental-competency-evaluation-completed-for-accused-killer-of/article_997632a8-25a0-11e9-b56f-77791f0eafab.html

Competency process focus of courtroom debate http://www.westsideconnect.com/news/local_news/competency-process-focus-of-courtroom-debate/article_74f42188-5c91-11e9-8e2a-df8ac1064135.html

Accused killer of NPD officers pleads not guilty http://www.westsideconnect.com/news/local_news/accused-killer-of-npd-officer-pleads-not-guilty/article_7088fcdc-621c-11e9-8d82-b76649fa273f.html

AGGRAVATED WHITE COLLAR CASES
(INVOLVING CIVIL/PROBATE/FAMILY/REAL ESTATE LAW)

The Modesto Bee

Fraud charges didn’t slow Modesto con artist https://www.modbee.com/news/article49612235.html

Disbarred Oakdale attorney sentenced from stealing from client

https://www.modbee.com/news/local/crime/article38506860.html

Fraud charges didn’t slow California con artist
https://www.modbee.com/news/nation-world/national/article49785595.html

Modestan faces real estate fraud charges https://www.modbee.com/news/local/article5145852.html

Newman man gets prison for real estate scam https://www.modbee.com/news/local/crime/article35857524.html

Oakdale Leader

Disbarred Oakdale Attorney Sentenced to County Jail
https://www.oakdaleleader.com/news/crime/disbarred-oakdale-attorney-sentenced-to-county-jail/

Westside Connect

Newman man sentenced in fraud case http://www.westsideconnect.com/news/local_news/newman-man-sentenced-in-fraud-case/article_63d0f952-620e-11e5-af89-6fd0ffc2aa5c.html

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

https://www.modbee.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article239174808.html
https://www.modbee.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article238246134.html

COMMUNITY SERVICE

Students test career knowledge
https://www.cerescourier.com/news/students-test-career-knowledge/

Occupational Olympics
https://www.cerescourier.com/news/education/occupational-olympics/

Occupational Olympics test job skills of local teenagers https://www.cerescourier.com/news/local/occupational-olympics-test-job-skills-of-local-teenagers/