Calabasas, California Criminal Lawyers

Michael Eric Kraut
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Harvard Law School Educated, Former Senior Prosecutor

I am an experienced and skilled criminal defense lawyer. I understand your interests and will leave no stone unturned when defending you! Visit my website for testimonials and case results. Call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Alan Eisner
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Experienced criminal defense lawyer will fight for you. Free consultation!

I’m an experienced California criminal defense lawyer and represent individuals who have been arrested or charged with a crime. I will vigorously fight for your rights and help you through every step of your case. Read More »
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Karthik Krishnan
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California Criminal Law Lawyer

Selected by Super Lawyers Magazine as a "Rising Star," Karthik Krishnan has emerged as one of the premiere young criminal defense and DUI attorneys in Los Angeles County. The criminal system can be a stressful and... Read More »
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Ambrosio E. Rodriguez
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California Criminal Law Lawyer with 21 years experience

Ambrosio E. Rodriguez is a criminal defense attorney with over 18 years experience. Prior to becoming a criminal lawyer, Ambrosio served as a prosecutor for 13 years. During his time as a prosecutor, he led the sex... Read More »
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Damian J. Nassiri
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Free Consultation! Experienced California Criminal Defense Attorney! Call Now!

I am a skilled and aggressive California criminal defense lawyer. I work tirelessly to protect the rights and interests of the accused! Visit my website for reviews and case results, or call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Denise Jean Yaniv
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Calabasas, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(310) 592-8173 5023 N. Parkway Calabasas
Calabasas, CA 91302
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Southwestern Univ School of Law
Mr.  Lloyd Douglas Dix
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Calabasas, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 36 years experience
(818) 526-1200 22287 Mulholland Highway
PMB 414
Calabasas, CA 91302
Criminal, Bankruptcy and DUI
McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific
Agoura Hills, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 46 years experience
(818) 986-9651 6135 Edinburgh Ct
Agoura Hills, CA 91301
Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
State Univ of New York School of Law
Calabasas, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(323) 435-1206 3810 Poppyseed Ln
Apt F
Calabasas, CA 91302
Criminal
Southwestern Univ School of Law
Calabasas, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(818) 222-2257 23901 Calabasas Rd Ste 1063
Calabasas, CA 91302
Criminal
UC Hastings COL
Calabasas, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 36 years experience
(818) 591-7990 4766 Park Granada Ste 206
Calabasas, CA 91302
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Univ of West Los Angeles
Calabasas, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 53 years experience
(818) 222-6300 23679 Calabasas Road Ste 1041
Calabasas, CA 91302
Criminal, DUI and Real Estate
UCLA School of Law
Calabasas, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 45 years experience
(818) 746-9210 26500 W Agoura Rd #211
Calabasas, CA 91302
Criminal and DUI
USC Law School
Calabasas, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(800) 601-0119 22287 Mulholland Hwy
Number 310
Calabasas, CA 91302
Criminal and DUI
Pepperdine Univ School of Law
Calabasas, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(818) 961-7040 5023 Parkway Calabasas
Calabasas, CA 91302
Criminal and Personal Injury
Pepperdine Univ School of Law
Ronald N. Hoffman
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Over 30 years experience as a lawyer.

For over 30 years I have been fighting for the rights, freedom and reputations of my clients. I will aggressively defend you against criminal charges! Visit my website to see testimonials. Call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Robert A. Hankoff
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Free Consultation! Determined Criminal Defense Attorney! Legal Expertise!

With a combination of legal experience and skill, I defend the accused against criminal charges. I will fiercely protect your rights! Visit my website for testimonials and case results. Call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Calabasas, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(818) 222-2245 22231 Mulholland Hwy Ste 204
Calabasas, CA 91302
Criminal and DUI
Western State Univ COL
Calabasas, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 50 years experience
23756 Oakfield Rd
Calabasas, CA 91302
Criminal
Southwestern Univ School of Law
Calabasas, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(818) 876-9606 5023 N Parkway Calabasas
Calabasas, CA 91302
Criminal
Univ of LaVerne COL
Richard F. Taub
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Woodland Hills, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(818) 646-5300 21650 Oxnard St.
Suite 2040
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Criminal, Business, Domestic Violence and Personal Injury
Nova Southeastern University
Richard F. Taub is the managing partner and President of the Sherman Oaks legal office, Taub & Taub, P.C. Attorney Taub began his legal career in 1993 as a state prosecutor, and three years later switched his focus to the practice of criminal defense. With experience from both sides of the courtroom and an extensive understanding of the criminal justice system, Attorney Taub is prepared to take on even the most complicated cases. To find out more about working with Mr. Taub, do not hesitate to give the firm a call today!
Joseph Anthony Virgilio Esq.
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(310) 914-2444 17200 Burbank Blvd
#216
Encino, CA 91316
Free ConsultationEncino, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 38 years experience
Criminal and Appeals
Whittier Law School
Robert Forsnas Sommers
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Woodland Hills, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(818) 492-4203 5850 Canoga Ave. 4th Floor
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Criminal and DUI
Southern Methodist Univ School of Law
Since 1997, Attorney Robert F. Sommers has dedicated his legal career exclusively to representing individuals arrested for and charged with DUI. He has been recognized as a dedicated and skilled trial lawyer. With extensive experience as a Ventura County DUI lawyer, Attorney Sommers knows how to represent high-profile clients, actors and actresses, government officials, business executives, doctors, and other, local lawyers. He is aggressive when necessary and compassionate when it matters most. You can count on Attorney Sommers to help you move forward. Call him today to begin building a defense and work towards safeguarding your ability to continue driving.
John Francis Nicholson
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Woodland Hills, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(818) 348-3806 21243 Ventura Blvd., Suite 116
Woodland Hills, CA 91364
Criminal, Business, Divorce and Real Estate
Univ of LaVerne COL
My education is rooted in the University of Southern California and culminated with a Bachelor of Science and MBA at Valley Christian University. I graduated from the University of La Verne School of Law in Woodland Hills, California. I am a hands-on, solo, general practitioner and I have been practicing law in the San Fernando Valley serving Los Angeles and Ventura counties. Since 2009 I have actively been a Judge Pro Tem for the Los Angeles County Superior Courts. This is a volunteer, non-paid public service.
Lawrence Irwin Wolf
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Los Angeles, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 44 years experience
(310) 277-1707 10390 Santa Monica Blvd. Suite 300
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
For over three decades, I have been helping individuals charged with serious crimes. I have prosecuted and defended thousands of adults and juveniles charged with every type of felony and misdemeanor crime. Specializing in the field of criminal law, I am a recognized expert in Drunk Driving, Addiction-related offenses and Juvenile Law.
Walter Franklin Wiggins Jr
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Woodland Hills, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(818) 854-6232 5109 Topanga Canyon Boulevard
Woodland Hills, CA 91364
Criminal
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Walter F. Wiggins, Jr. received his Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, from Loyola Marymount University in 1983 with majors in Political Science and History. Wiggins received "Honors at Entrance" status and was awarded the Jesuit Community Scholarship. At LMU Wiggins was active in student government, was a member of the university's Honors Program, and was inducted into Phi Alpha Theta, the national History Honor Society. In his senior year, Wiggins was designated the liaison between the student body and the Board of Trustees, the governing body of the university. Wiggins also served as President of the...
Dena R. Taub
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Woodland Hills, CA Criminal Law Attorney
(818) 646-5300 21650 Oxnard St.
Suite 2040
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Criminal, Business, Divorce and Family
When you come to the law office of Taub & Taub, you can have confidence in the representation you can receive from a divorce lawyer in Sherman Oaks. The team at this firm has dealt with all kinds of family law issues, and they are well equipped to take on your case and support you at this time. Attorney Dena R. Taub has experience with litigation, having served in federal, appellate, and state courts. She focuses her attention on family law matters and is committed to helping her clients pursue the outcome that is in their best interests. She is...
Anthony Rios
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California Criminal Law Attorney with 11 years experience

Anthony is an associate attorney with the Kraut Law Group. Prior to joining the Kraut Law Group, Anthony worked for the Wisconsin State Public Defender’s Office for 8 years. Mr. Rios helped coordinate the Wisconsin... Read More »
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Leonard Manalo
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California Criminal Law Lawyer

Leonard (“Leo”) Manalo is a Los Angeles-based attorney who defends clients accused of California and federal crimes. His practice covers everything from asset forfeiture, to DUI and drug crimes. A graduate of Loyola... Read More »
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Thomas Noel Cano
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Los Angeles, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 50 years experience
(818) 225-0400 23161 Ventura Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 91364
Criminal, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and DUI
UCLA School of Law
Diana W. Aizman Esq.
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Encino, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(818) 638-9937 16133 Ventura Blvd
Suite 820
Encino, CA 91436
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Southwestern University School of Law
Former Los Angeles prosecutor with over 10,000 cases handled. Criminal defense attorney Diana Aizman has formerly trained police officers on how to testify in DUI hearings and trials. We offer experienced, compassionate, and dedicated representation on behalf of adults and juveniles in all courts and criminal defense matters. We defend clients against charges ranging from DUI and serious traffic crimes to serious felonies in Los Angeles and the surrounding counties. We represent clients in the following areas: Drugs Possession or Sale Domestic Violence Spousal Battery Abuse Assault, Battery DUI Defense Attorney Driving Under the Influence Grand...
Ross B. Erlich
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Encino, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(818) 783-5700 16030 Ventura Blvd., Suite 470
Encino, CA 91436
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Personal Injury
University of West Los Angeles
Attorney Ross Erlich has been practicing criminal law since his admission to the Bar and works in all courts located in Southern California. Mr. Erlich handles all cases ranging from DUI and other misdemeanors to major felonies. Ross’ experience emphasizes complicated criminal matters including bail, probation violations and other complex white collar matters.

After a brief stint in Northern California at the University of California, Berkeley, Ross decided to come back to his native Southern California to attend law school. In school, he supported himself with work in criminal defense and politics. This wide range...
Daniel E. Kann
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Valencia, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(888) 744-7730 27240 Turnberry Lane
#200
Valencia, CA 91355
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
University of San Francisco School of Law
After receiving his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Utah in 1999, Daniel E. Kann earned his law degree from the University of San Francisco, School of Law. While still in law school, Dan took part in a program at the San Francisco Public Defender’s Office that allowed him to take on criminal defense cases as a law student. Through his work with the Public Defender’s Office, Attorney Kann found his calling and to this day continues to fight for the rights of defendants facing criminal charges. Admitted to the State Bar of California in 2004, Attorney Kann began...
Jeffrey Vallens
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Encino, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(818) 783-5700 16030 Ventura Blvd
Suite 470
Encino, CA 91436
Criminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
University of La Verne College of Law
I have been practicing criminal defense and DUI defense for well over 20 years. My office is located in Encino, California, and my practice focuses mainly on Los Angeles and Ventura Counties. No case is too large or too small for my firm. Call me any time for a free, confidential consultation about your case.
Peter Berlin
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(310) 289-5418 16130 Ventura Blvd.
Suite 570
Encino, CA 91436
Encino, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Whittier Coll School of Law
Nationally recognized in publications such as the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, Forbes and Reuters, Peter Berlin provides preeminent criminal representation protecting your freedom, your rights and your property. Mr. Berlin is a trial lawyer focusing on violent offenses, complex criminal felonies (including white collar & federal crimes), and simple misdemeanor prosecutions. You can read more about Mr. Berlin and his firm on Wikipedia! here:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Berlin_(lawyer)

Our services extend throughout California, with specific emphasis in Los Angeles, Orange, San Francisco, San Diego and Sacramento Counties, and include:

* All Felonies, Misdemeanors;
* DUI:
* Domestic Violence:
* Theft Crimes:
* Sex and Drug...
Robert Gordon Berke
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Canoga Park, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(818) 436-2924 21911 Sherman Way
Canoga Park, CA 91303
Criminal and Immigration
Southwestern Law School
Robert G. Berke has practiced in the fields of immigration, criminal, and legal ethics since 1990. A former law professor and publisher of the Criminal Immigration Resource Pages, Mr. Berke has zealously represented clients across the United States and across the world. Berke Law Offices, Inc. is recognized for its accomplishments in cases where immigration law and criminal law intersect, regularly winning cases other lawyers have called impossible.
Garret Daniel Weinrieb
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Encino, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(310) 980-8856 16000 Ventura Boulevard
Penthouse Suite 1208
Encino, CA 91436
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
UCLA School of Law
Garret Weinrieb, a graduate of the UCLA School of Law and the University of California, Berkeley (Phi Beta Kappa), draws on twelve years of experience as a San Fernando Valley and Los Angeles criminal defense attorney to aggressively represent and protect his clients' rights and interests against all felony and misdemeanor criminal charges, ranging from simple misdemeanors to violent crimes such as assault, sex crimes and murder. Born and raised in Los Angeles, Mr. Weinrieb is particularly adept at representing and relating to clients from a broad diversity of backgrounds. He is unwavering in his determination to...
Kia Champion
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Encino, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 3 years experience
(818) 995-8200 16000 Ventura Blavd
PH 1208
Encino, CA 91436
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
University of San Diego School of Law
The Champion Law Firm's mission is to provide our clients with the best possible service by staying true to the three C's: Commitment. Compassion. Character. We will always combine zealous representation, respect and empathy, and honesty and integrity in everything we do.
Armen Kiramijyan
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Glendale, CA Criminal Law Lawyer
(844) 522-7752 815 East Colorado Street Suite 220
Glendale, CA 91205
Criminal, Business, Personal Injury and Trademarks
California Western School of Law
Armen Kiramijyan graduated from USC Dornsife College (formerly Letters, Arts & Sciences) in 2007 with a accelerated B.A. and M.A. in Economics. After graduation he worked as a Money Management Portfolio Administrator for Western Asset, a principal subsidiary of Legg Mason, an American-based global investment management firm. Later he worked as a Accountant for Caruso Affiliated, one of the largest, privately held real estate companies in the United States. Armen graduated from California Western School of Law, San Diego in 2010 with an accelerated J.D. As an attorney, he primarily practices business litigation and consulting at KAASS LAW, a well...
Ryan Gordon Blanch
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California Criminal Law Attorney with 19 years experience

Ryan Blanch is the founder and lead attorney of The Blanch Law Firm. Mr. Blanch is an experienced New York criminal defense lawyer handling all type of criminal matters. Such as government investigations, complex... Read More »
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Pat Carey
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California Criminal Law Lawyer

Pat is a former Prosecutor for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office and part of the less than 1% of lawyers in California that are State Bar Board Certified Criminal Law Specialists. He has tried over 65... Read More »
Jeremy Evan Karpel
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Encino, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(818) 461-1950 16161 Ventura Boulevard
Suite 403
Encino, CA 91436
Criminal
Glendale Univ COL
With almost 20 years of experience in criminal defense, you can trust that The Karpel Law Group is focused on getting the best results with creative and personalized defense tactics. Attorney Karpel is a former private investigator that will use his skills and utilize the services of his contacts to work towards an optimal result in your case. Representing clients in Los Angles, Rancho Cucamonga, Lancaster and Encino, Attorney Karpel provides reasonable flat rates for his services and is always available for his clients!
Troy William Slaten
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Beverly Hills, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(310) 824-8896 8383 Wilshire Blvd
Ste 800
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
Pepperdine Univ School of Law
Troy Slaten, a criminal defense attorney at Floyd, Skeren & Kelly, is a partner and the managing attorney of our firm's criminal defense practice. Located at the Beverly Hills criminal headquarters office, Mr. Slaten graduated with honors from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and continued his education at Pepperdine University School of Law, there earning his Juris Doctorate.

Mr. Slaten worked at the Los Angeles District Attorney's (DA's) office and was involved in a multitude of cases as a prosecutor. Dealing with misdemeanor and felony cases, including drug, theft, sex, and a multitude of other complex cases, Mr. Slaten...
Alexander Andryuschenko
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Los Angeles, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(818) 921-7744 3550 Wilshire Blvd
Suite 1770
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Traffic Tickets
UCLA School of Law
Attorney Alex Andryuschenko is a top rated Los Angeles DUI attorney who specializes in drunk driving related charges, DMV hearings, DMV hearing appeals and the defense of other criminal and traffic cases. Alex Andryuschenko is licensed in California and the Federal Courts representing clients throughout California. While he is based in Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley, he is well known in criminal courts throughout Southern California and handled many cases in all neighboring counties. From the time he graduated from UCLA law school, one of the top law schools in the country, and until now, 13...
Ronald W. Hedding
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Encino, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 43 years experience
(866) 986-2092 16000 Ventura Blvd #1208
Encino, CA 91436
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Personal Injury
Whittier Coll School of Law
38 Years of experience. Top-Rated Los Angeles and San Fernando Valley Criminal Defense & Personal Injury Attorney. A top-rated attorney at the Hedding Law Firm with excellent courtroom presence and key connections in both San Fernando Valley Court houses (Van Nuys, San Fernando, and Sylmar) and Los Angeles Courts. He is a leader who is well liked and respected by judges, prosecutors and most important, our clients. He has the uncanny ability to access a situation and advise the client of the best possible alternatives to resolve the matter.
Mr Andrew S Roberts
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Burbank, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 41 years experience
(818) 597-0633 305 S. Kenneth Rd
Burbank, CA 91501
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Southwestern Law School
I have been practicing law since 1978. I represent individuals and businesses throughout the world with their personal needs and problems from personal injury matters to criminal actions felonies and misdemeanors- including traffic/speeding tickets. If you have failed to appear in court on a matter or have a suspended license call me. I am aggressive about resolving matters before they explode-however will become a fierce litigator when necessary. My consultations are free.
Arnold William Gross
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Encino, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 45 years experience
(818) 477-0773 17337 Ventura Blvd #228
Encino, CA 91316
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Real Estate
University of California - Los Angeles
Arnold W. Gross is a nationally recognized, honored and experienced trial lawyer with expertise in all types of personal injury cases, wrongful death matters, criminal defense cases and real estate cases. Mr. Gross is a pre-eminent AV rated Martindale Hubbell attorney, an honor he has enjoyed for over 30 years. Mr. Gross was been selected as a California Super Lawyer in plaintiff personal injury cases in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019. Arnold W. Gross has been involved in more than 90 major jury trials and hundreds of court trials and arbitrations. Mr. Gross serves as...
Michael Louis Shultz
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Malibu, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 47 years experience
(310) 456-1913 3580 Las Flores Canyon Rd
Malibu, CA 90265
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
Loyola Law School
formerly employed by the Los Angeles County Public Defender's office as a Deputy Public Defender serving clients throughout Los Angeles County. Thereafter, private criminal defense practitioner in all California courts. Superlative client reviews found in Avvo.
Anthony E. Vieira
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Marina del Rey, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(877) 805-2901 13700 Marina Pointe Dr
Marina del Rey, CA 90292
Criminal, Asbestos, Business and Elder
DePaul College of Law
Arvand Mahdavi Naderi
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(818) 837-7700 405 N Maclay Ave
San Fernando, CA 91340
Free ConsultationSan Fernando, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
I am a criminal defense attorney that takes pride in what I do. Unfortunately, the practice of criminal defense has become a contest that is more about securing retainers and not about serving the client. I have had clients in my office tell me that a number of other lawyers have promised them dismissals and reduced charges. I have been asked to promise the same. I will refuse every time. It is a lie to the client and it is a dangerous lie. A lie that can end up with the client in state prison. If you are a potential...
Eliel Chemerinski
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Encino, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(818) 990-9977 16133 Ventura Blvd
suite 700
Encino, CA 91436
Criminal, Business, Insurance Claims and White Collar Crime
Tulane Univ Law School
Eliel Chemerinski was born in Buenos-Aires, Argentina. He graduated from University of Florida in 1985 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Economics and Latin American Studies. He received his Juris Doctorate degree in 1988 from Tulane Law School. Mr. Chemerinski is admitted to practice before all the courts in the State of California including United States Central District Court as well as the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Chemerinski has handles an extensive range of legal services across numerous industries. He has been providing exceptional personal client service and dedication for more than twenty years for individuals,...
Justin Edward Sterling
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Named Top California Criminal Defense Attorney

DISMISSALS. ACQUITTALS. CHARGE REDUCTIONS. MILLIONS RECOVERED. Named a Top California Criminal Defense and Civil Rights Attorney, Mr. Sterling is an accomplished trial lawyer with an extensive track record of winning in... Read More »
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William M. Weinberg
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Free Consultation! Experienced Criminal Law Attorney! Aggressive Representation!

I am a dedicated to guiding you through the process of criminal charges as smoothly as possible. I am a tenacious advocate who fights for your rights! Visit my website to see case results. Call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Calabasas Criminal Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

Central American Resource Center, Los Angeles
(213) 385-7800
Los Angeles, CA


Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles
(213) 640-3881
Los Angeles, CA

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Arrested or facing criminal charges?

Criminal law addresses the government's prosecution of individuals who have been accused of committing a crime. Such laws may be federal, state, or local. The prosecution represents the people of a particular jurisdiction, and acts on behalf of the government by bringing a case against an accused. Under the U.S. Constitution, a person accused of a crime may have the right to a criminal defense attorney during interrogations and certain other times before and during a trial.

Whether you are under police investigation, have been arrested, or are facing charges, having an advocate familiar with the criminal justice system.

Most jurisdictions classify crimes as felonies or misdemeanors, with felonies being the more serious offenses with the possibility of more severe sentences. Some criminal lawyers focus on a specific area of criminal defense law, such as white-collar crime, drug offenses, theft crimes, or violent crimes. You should consult with a criminal defense lawyer early on in the process to preserve options, such as diversion programs or plea bargains.

When hiring a criminal defense attorney, you should evaluate the experience and fee structure of the attorney. Some offer a free consultation to discuss your case.


Accomplice liability: If a person aids, assists, or encourages another in the commission of a crime, they are criminally liable as an accomplice to the crime.

Self-defense: The claim that an act otherwise criminal was legally justifiable because it was necessary to protect a person or property from the threat or action of another.