Malibu, California Criminal Lawyers

Antonio A. Cota
PREMIUM

Free Consultation! Skilled & Passionate California Criminal Defense Attorney!

I am an experienced California defense lawyer. I aggressively defend the accused against criminal charges. I will fiercely fight for your rights! See my website for reviews and case results. Call for a free consultation.
View Profile
William M. Weinberg
PREMIUM

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.
View Profile
Ronald N. Hoffman
PREMIUM

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.
View Profile
Sommer Salam
PREMIUM

California Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience

Former prosecutor with over 11 years experience. Read More »
View Profile
Michael Louis Shultz
Claimed Lawyer Profile
Malibu, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 46 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.
Malibu, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 47 years experience
(310) 457-2190 5774 Calpine Dr
Malibu, CA 90265
Criminal and DUI
Whittier Coll School of Law
Malibu, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(800) 317-1682 23852 Pacific Coast Hwy
Malibu, CA 90265
Criminal and DUI
Pepperdine Univ School of Law
Denise Jean Yaniv
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Calabasas, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(310) 592-8173 5023 N. Parkway Calabasas
Calabasas, CA 91302
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Southwestern Univ School of Law
Anthony E. Vieira
Claimed Lawyer Profile
Marina del Rey, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(877) 805-2901 13700 Marina Pointe Dr
Marina del Rey, CA 90292
Criminal, Asbestos, Business and Elder
DePaul College of Law
Mr Andrew S Roberts
Claimed Lawyer ProfileQ&A
Burbank, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 40 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.
Troy William Slaten
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Beverly Hills, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 13 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...
Darren Warner
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Westlake Village, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(805) 371-0567 910 Hampshire Rd, Suite D
Westlake Village, CA 91361
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Southwestern Univ School of Law
While attending law school, Darren Warner graduated in the top 10 percent of his class and was awarded the honors of Dean’s Scholar from 2001-2002, Dean’s List from 2001-2002, and was invited to participate in the prestigious Law Review program. Mr. Warner served as a student representative and member of law school’s Entertainment and Sports Law Society from 2000-2003. In addition, Mr. Warner was selected to be the Law Clerk to the Honorable Maureen Duffy-Lewis, Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles, and volunteered at Bet Tzedek Legal Services in Los Angeles. Today, Mr. Warner is...
Robert Forsnas Sommers
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Woodland Hills, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 23 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.
Lawrence Irwin Wolf
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Los Angeles, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 43 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.
Michael Eric Kraut
PREMIUM

California Criminal Law Lawyer with 25 years experience

Kraut Law Group is a premier criminal defense firm located in the media center of Los Angeles. The firm specializes in DUI defense and other criminal matters. Prior to becoming one of Southern California's... Read More »
10.0Justia Lawyer Rating for Michael Eric Kraut View Profile
Pat Carey
PREMIUM

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... Read More »
View Profile
Thomas Noel Cano
Claimed Lawyer Profile
Los Angeles, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 49 years experience
(818) 225-0400 23161 Ventura Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 91364
Criminal, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and DUI
UCLA School of Law
Walter Franklin Wiggins Jr
Claimed Lawyer Profile
Woodland Hills, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 30 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...
Anthony J Crawford
Claimed Lawyer Profile
Westlake Village, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 36 years experience
(805) 236-6046 2945 Townsgate Road
Suite 200
Westlake Village, CA 91361
Criminal
Mr.  Lloyd Douglas Dix
Claimed Lawyer Profile
Calabasas, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 35 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
Christopher Blaylock
Claimed Lawyer Profile
Westlake Village, CA Criminal Law Lawyer
(951) 255-4480 2815 Townsgate Road, Suite 325
Westlake Village, CA 91361
Criminal
Dmitry Gorin
Claimed Lawyer ProfileQ&ALII GoldSocial Media
Los Angeles, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(310) 328-3776 1875 Century Park E #705
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Criminal, Appeals, Cannabis Law and DUI
UCLA School of Law
Mr. Dmitry Gorin specializes in major criminal defense matters throughout Southern California courts. He left the Los Angeles County District Attorneys Office after 12 years of extensive trial experience. Mr. Gorin has litigated everything from Death Penalty murder cases to complex fraud cases, being nominated Prosecutor of the Month several times. Many of his cases have been profiled in the media including ABC, NBC, Court-TV and others. Mr. Gorin is also a Professor at Pepperdine and UCLA, teaching courses to undergraduates and law students on jury trial advocacy, public speaking, and comparative trial systems.
Michael Eric Kraut
Claimed Lawyer ProfileLII GoldBlawgsearchSocial Media
(888) 334-6344 6255 Sunset Blvd
#1480
Los Angeles, CA 90028
Free ConsultationLos Angeles, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Harvard Law School and Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Kraut Law Group is a premier criminal defense firm located in the media center of Los Angeles. The firm specializes in DUI defense and other criminal matters. Prior to becoming one of Southern California's top notch criminal defense attorneys, Mr. Kraut is a former Deputy District Attorney. He has over 14 years of trial experience, contacts, and understanding of how to best handle his client's cases. He has obtained a success rate of 99% in jury trials. Los Angeles Criminal defense attorney Michael Kraut has been featured on CNN and Fox News as well as in print articles. Mr....
Arash Hashemi
Claimed Lawyer ProfileQ&ASocial Media
Los Angeles, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(310) 448-1529 11845 W Olympic Blvd
Suite 520
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Criminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
University of La Verne College of Law
Since 2003, the Law Offices of Arash Hashemi has fought passionately to defend the rights of clients facing criminal prosecution in Los Angeles. We recognize the seriousness of your situation, and we are prepared to support you at every stage of your case. We are available when our clients need us most. When you seek our help, you work directly with an experienced criminal defense lawyer, not a paralegal. At the Law Offices of Arash Hashemi, we never back down from a courtroom battle. We know how to fight for you — and win.
Ali Shahrestani, Esq.
Claimed Lawyer ProfileQ&ALII GoldSocial Media
Los Angeles, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(800) 510-3916 11400 West Olympic Boulevard
Ste 200
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Criminal, Business, Divorce and Education
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Attorney Shahrestani offers intense, intelligent, and attentive legal representation to individual and business clients in high-stakes, high conflict, and time sensitive litigation, negotiation, and transactional matters. Call today to set a Phone Consultation to discuss your concerns: 800-510-3916.

Fluent Spanish, French, Italian, Farsi. Offering legal representation throughout New York, California, Massachusetts, DC, and Washington State.

(1) DIVORCE & CUSTODY: High Conflict Divorce, Custody & Visitation, Restraining Orders, Abduction, Collaborative Divorce, Property Division

(2) EDUCATION LAW: Academic Discipline, Grade Disputes, Fee Disputes, Special Education, Teacher Contracts, Bullying, School Campus Crimes, Academic Freedom, School Misconduct, School Representation

(3) BUSINESS & CONTRACTS: Breach of Contract, Fraud, Legal...
Diana W. Aizman Esq.
Claimed Lawyer ProfileQ&ASocial Media
Encino, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 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...
Shaun Khojayan
PREMIUM

Accused of a crime in Los Angeles County? Contact me now for a FREE consultation

Over a decade of experience, many satisfied clients, and great awards - relative to criminal defense. If you've been accused of a crime in California - put my knowledge and experience to work for you today.
View Profile
Justin Edward Sterling
PREMIUM

Named Top California Criminal Defense Attorney

Named Attorney of the Year and a Top California Criminal Attorney, Mr. Sterling is an accomplished criminal trial lawyer committed to his clients. The Law Offices of Justin E. Sterling is a top-rated... Read More »
View Profile
Jerod Gunsberg
Claimed Lawyer ProfileQ&ASocial Media
Los Angeles, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(323) 633-3423 643 S. Olive Street
Suite #717
Los Angeles, CA 90014
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Jerod Gunsberg is the founder and lead attorney of the Law Offices of Jerod Gunsberg. He is a seasoned criminal law defense attorney, representing clients in all California state and federal criminal matters. He focuses his practice on many different types of criminal cases, including misdemeanors, violent offenses, complex narcotics, white collar crime, medical marijuana defense, sex crimes, elder abuse, computer crime and juvenile criminal issues. Mr. Gunsberg spent the early part of his career in the entertainment industry and even owning his own independent record label for a time. When he decided to follow his life long dream...
Daniel E. Kann
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Valencia, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 14 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...
Steven Michael Cron
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Santa Monica, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 44 years experience
(310) 451-9888 401 Wilshire Blvd.
Suite 1200
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
UC Hastings COL
Steve Cron was born in 1948, and raised in the San Fernando Valley. He attended North Hollywood High School, UCLA, and Hastings College of the Law, graduating in 1973. He passed the bar on the first try, and began working as a Deputy Public Defender for Los Angeles County. During his six years in the Public Defender's Office, he handled juvenile cases, misdemeanors and felonies. It was a great place to start, with a high volume of cases ranging from minor misdemeanors to murders, and everything in between. After six years, in 1980, Steve decided to start his own practice. He...
Ardalon Fakhimi
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Los Angeles, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(800) 384-5464 10940 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 1600
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Free ConsultationCriminal, Cannabis Law, DUI and Domestic Violence
California Western School of Law and University of Nevada-Las Vegas
Ardalon Fakhimi is a top rated DUI lawyer and criminal defense lawyer and the founder of California Criminal Defense Center. Mr. Fakhimi has offices located throughout Southern California, with a heavy emphasis in Los Angeles and Orange County. Prior to establishing his own practice, Mr. Fakhimi was staffed as the designated defense attorney in various Southern California courtrooms including felony courts, misdemeanor courts, and domestic violence courts. He has practiced law full-time in each of these areas, exclusively, at different stages of his career. Currently, much of Ardalon's practice is devoted to DUI defense, Domestic Violence defense, and other...
Alan Eisner
Claimed Lawyer ProfileLII GoldSocial Media
Van Nuys, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(818) 781-1570 14401 Sylvan St #112
Van Nuys, CA 91411
Criminal, Appeals, DUI and White Collar Crime
Loyola Law School
Certified by the California State Bar as a Criminal Law Specialist. Over 20 years trial experience. Practice devoted to criminal defense. Top-Rated Los Angeles Criminal Defense Lawyer (Rated Superb 10/10 by Avvo.com; Rated A.V. by Lawyers.com.) The law firm of Eisner Gorin LLP is Rated a Top 5% US Law Firm.
Seppi Esfandi
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Los Angeles, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(310) 274-6529 1925 Century Park East Ste 830
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and White Collar Crime
University of California - Los Angeles
Seppi Esfandi is a Los Angeles criminal defense attorney who is also an Expert in Criminal Law. He ranked among the top 5% of attorneys in Los Angeles. Esfandi was born and raised in Los Angeles and graduated from the UCLA School of Law.

We Offer a FREE Case Review: 310-274-6529

esfandilawfirm.com
Steve David Sitkoff
Claimed Lawyer ProfileLII GoldBlawgsearchSocial Media
Los Angeles, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 35 years experience
(888) 579-4844 11845 W. Olympic Blvd., Suite 1000
West Tower
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Steve started his career in criminal law in 1983 as a deputy district attorney with the Los Angeles County District Attorneys Office before receiving his appointment as a Los Angeles County Superior Court Commissioner. Steve entered private criminal defense practice in 1995 and has since then exclusively practiced criminal and DUI defense in Southern California.
Paul Takakjian
Claimed Lawyer ProfileBlawgsearchSocial Media
Los Angeles, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(888) 579-4844 11845 West Olympic Boulevard
Suite 1000 - West Tower
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Loyola Law School
David Laurence Altman
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Los Angeles, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 46 years experience
(323) 951-9999 1801 Century Park East
25th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
University of California - Los Angeles
Phil Hache
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Sherman Oaks, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(818) 336-1384 15303 Ventura Blvd.
9th Floor
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Juvenile and Traffic Tickets
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Distinguished as "Top Attorney" by Pasadena Magazine in 2010, 2016 & 2016, as well as a "Rising Star" by SuperLawyer magazine in 2015, 2016, Phil Hache represents clients in California state and federal criminal matters, including misdemeanors (with a focus on DUI cases) and felony charges. Along with having a good understanding of criminal matters and Court procedures, he has been trained in forensic toxicology which he puts to good use when handling DUI and other Drug related offenses.

Mr. Hache represent clients on criminal matters in Los Angeles County, Ventura County, San Bernardino County and Orange County.

Phil Hache is...
Anthony Rios
PREMIUM

California Criminal Law Attorney

University of Wisconsin Law SchoolWisconsin
View Profile
Robert A. Hankoff
PREMIUM

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.
View Profile
Philip David Israels
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Los Angeles, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(424) 372-3112 11755 Wilshire Blvd.
15th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, DUI and Domestic Violence
U of San Francisco School of Law
Phil Israels graduated from the University of California at Berkeley where he studied Economics. He then attended the University of San Francisco, School of Law, where he received the American Jurisprudence Award. After graduating in 1975, he worked for the Los Angeles City Attorney's Office for four years as a prosecutor. In 1979, he decided to work as a criminal defense attorney. He is now a Board Certified Specialist in the field of Criminal Law During his tenure as a defense lawyer, he has successfully defended his clients against a wide range of criminal charges, including drunk driving, domestic violence, sexual related...
Aaron Spolin
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Los Angeles, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 5 years experience
(310) 424-5816 11500 W Olympic Blvd
Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
University of California, Berkeley School of Law
Spolin Law’s founder, Aaron Spolin, is a former prosecutor and award-winning Los Angeles criminal defense attorney. He has achieved successful outcomes on hundreds of criminal cases, including numerous dismissals of major felony cases; non-criminal resolutions to complex fraud and insurance fraud defense cases; dismissals of drug, DUI, violent-crime, and theft charges; successful appellate outcomes from the California Courts of Appeal and California Supreme Court; and multiple not-guilty jury verdicts at trial.

Before becoming a criminal defense attorney in Los Angeles, he served as an Assistant District Attorney in New York City, Bronx County.

At the District Attorney’s Office, Aaron was assigned to...
Damian J. Nassiri
Claimed Lawyer ProfileLII GoldBlawgsearchSocial Media
Los Angeles, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(714) 937-2020 11400 W Olympic Blvd
#200
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Free ConsultationCriminal, Cannabis Law, Civil Rights and Employment
Western State College of Law at Argosy University
Damian J. Nassiri practice focuses on employment law and medical marijuana collectives. His employment practice includes representing employees in wage & hour, overtime, wrongful termination, discrimination and sexual harassment cases. His practice also includes representing medical marijuana collectives and criminal defense in drug related cases.
Peter Berlin
Claimed Lawyer ProfileBlawgsearchSocial Media
Encino, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(310) 289-5418 16130 Ventura Blvd.
Suite 570
Encino, CA 91436
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Whittier Coll School of Law
The Law Office of 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 crime), and simple misdemeanor prosecutions. Our services extend throughout California, with specific emphasis in Los Angeles, Orange, San Francisco, San Diego and Sacramento Counties.
David Pourshalimi
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Beverly Hills, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 2 years experience
(310) 295-2236 424 South Beverly Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Personal Injury
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Highly experienced, focusing on criminal defense, personal injury and general litigation. From providing pre-litigation counsel to winning intense jury trials, I have worked closely and effectively with my clients to fight for their best interests. As a former criminal prosecutor, I have handled hundreds of cases in court. Therefore, I know how to present my cases in a light most favorable to a judge and jury. I have also worked for some of the greatest civil litigation law firms in the nation and handled many areas of practice including but not limited to catastrophic personal injury, lemon law, labor-employment and...
Brian Russell Michaels
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Los Angeles, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(310) 991-9179 10866 Wilshire Blvd
Ste 400
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
University of LaVerne
Attorney Brian Michaels is a 23 year veteran of the California Criminal Courts. Attorney Michaels spent the first 8 years of his career as a big city Prosecutor where he cut his teeth in the trial courts of Los Angeles where he earned accolades as a Top Prosecutor. Attorney Michaels worked for the Los Angeles Police Department during the height of the infamous Rampart Scandal as a Civil Defense Attorney. Michaels is unique among Criminal Defense Attorneys in Southern California as very few have any Prosecutorial experience and most set out on their own straight out of Law School. Michaels...
Robert Gordon Berke
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
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.
Joseph Shemaria
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Beverly Hills, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 48 years experience
(800) 898-9555 9171 Wilshire Boulevrd
#500
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
University of California - Los Angeles
A tough, fearless and savvy federal criminal defense attorney since 1970. Forged in the trenches of the largest U.S. District Court in the U.S. – Los Angeles, California. Hardened by the toughest federal judges, Nixon appointees. Unrivaled credentials. 44 years of daily fighting against U.S. Attorneys. Recognized legal scholar with federal trial and appellate expertise. Proven by experience to be “par excellence” by judges, prosecutors and attorneys through Martindale-Hubbell's ratings and 35 published opinions in successful appeals. Joseph Shemaria graduated from U.C.L.A. Law School in 1969 with the most prestigious academic honors. He was a Senior Editor of the...
Fay Arfa
Claimed Lawyer Profile
Los Angeles, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 37 years experience
(310) 841-6805 10100 Santa Monica Blvd
Suite 300
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Criminal and Appeals
Southwestern Law School
Fay Arfa has been awarded certifications in Criminal Law, Stat and Appellate Law by the State Bar of CA Board of Legal Specialization Certified Specialist. The National Board of Trial Advocacy (American Bar Association Accredited Organization) has certified her as a Criminal Trial Advocate,
Attorney Arfa handles all criminal cases and appeals including murders, sex crimes, trials, appeals and post-conviction matters. Because of her work on behalf of those accused of sex crimes, she has been awarded an attorney membership in the National Child Abuse Defense & Resource Center (NCADRC).
Please call her for a free telephone...
J. Tooson
Claimed Lawyer ProfileLII GoldSocial Media
Sherman Oaks, CA Criminal Law Attorney
(800) 295-1054 4515 Sherman Oaks ave
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
Free ConsultationCriminal, Civil Rights, DUI and Personal Injury
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
The attorneys at Lessem, Newstat & Tooson will fight for you. Rated 10/10 Attorney J. Tooson and his partner Jeremy Lessem have both been honored by CA Super Lawyers and have handled over 10,000 complex criminal matters and received millions in civil settlements and verdicts. Attorney J. Tooson is a legal analyst for ABC 7 and People Magazine. Attorney J. Tooson and Jeremy Lessem have also been featured in several prominent publications for their legal work including ; The Los Angeles Times, and New York Times. The Lessem, Newstat & Tooson team is dedicated to helping good people in tough...
Dmitry Gorin
PREMIUM

California Criminal Law Lawyer with 23 years experience

Mr. Dmitry Gorin specializes in major criminal defense matters throughout Southern California courts. He left the Los Angeles County District Attorneys Office after 12 years of extensive trial experience.... Read More »
View Profile
Steve David Sitkoff
PREMIUM

Former Sr. Prosecutor with 34 years experience. AV Rated and 2017 Super Lawyer

Steve started his career in criminal law in 1983 as a deputy district attorney with the Los Angeles County District Attorneys Office before receiving his appointment as a Los Angeles County Superior Court... Read More »
View Profile
Lawyer Rating
Years of Experience
Language
Fees
Profile Strength

Malibu Criminal Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

Conejo Free Clinic Legal Services
(805) 497-3575
Thousand Oaks, CA


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

Show More

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.