Playa Del Rey, 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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Ese Omofoma
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California Criminal Law Attorney

At The Omofoma Law Firm we work tirelessly to help you obtain the best results possible and won't take you for granted. We understand that you have many options when choosing an injury lawyer and we are grateful when you... Read More »
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Ali Shahrestani, Esq.
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Exclusive Representation for Discerning Clients

A recipient of multiple awards, seen on Fox and ABC News, and honored by dozens of client testimonials, Ali Shahrestani offers intense and affordable representation, consistent communications & professional advocacy. Read More »
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Anthony Rios
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California Criminal Law Attorney

University of Wisconsin Law SchoolWisconsin
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J. Tooson
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California Criminal Law Attorney

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... Read More »
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Los Angeles, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 42 years experience
(310) 822-4644 8055 W Manchester Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90293
Criminal, Business and DUI
Loyola Law School
Los Angeles, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(310) 306-9030 679 Mildred Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90291
Criminal and Personal Injury
Southwestern Univ School of Law
Jeffrey Lewis Gold
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El Segundo, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 36 years experience
400 Continental Blvd
6th Floor
El Segundo, CA 90245
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals and DUI
Hastings College of the Law
Attorney Jeffrey Lewis Gold is a criminal and DUI defense attorney with the law firm Gold & Witham, representing the accused throughout Southern California. Mr. Gold is a graduate of Hastings College of Law in San Francisco (1983) and was admitted to the California State Bar the same year. Throughout his educational career, Mr. Gold received a number of legal honors and accolades such as “Best Appellate Brief and Oral Argument” and graduating with Magna Cum Laude honors from his undergraduate program. Prior to forming Gold & Witham with partner Nigel Witham, Mr. Gold worked for a variety of other...
Tanvir A. Anis
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Manhattan Beach, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(310) 939-9000 1500 Rosecrans Ave.
Ste. 500
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-2472
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
Tulane University
My experience includes years as a senior district attorney with the Los Angeles District Attorney's Office and Orange County District Attorney's Office. My time as a prosecutor has been invaluable in my work as a criminal defense attorney. I received my legal education from Yale University and Tulane University. As a defense attorney, I have been named a Super Lawyers Rising Star, a top 10 criminal defense attorney in California, and a Top 40 under 40 trial attorney nationwide in the field of criminal defense. I have additionally received awards for client satisfaction from Avvo.com

My practice is founded upon a...
Pat Carey
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Manhattan Beach, CA Criminal Law Lawyer
(310) 526-2237 1500 Rosecrans Avenue, Suite 500
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Southwestern Law School
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 jury trials for cases ranging from driving under the influence misdemeanors, to gang crimes, to special circumstance murder cases. In his tenure as a Deputy District Attorney, Pat conducted over 1,600 preliminary hearings, and spent an entire year dedicated to a juvenile division where he handled over 75 juvenile adjudication trials. In addition to his jury trial experience, Pat has handled thousands...
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
Ken K Behzadi
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Los Angeles, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(310) 441-9341 10866 Wilshire Blvd. #400
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Personal Injury
Golden Gate Univ School of Law
Over 25 years of experience in the areas of criminal law and personal injury.
Substantial litigation and trial experience at both State and Federal courts.
Lisa Victoria Houle
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Manhattan Beach, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(424) 332-9079 1230 Rosecrans Avenue
Suite 270
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Southwestern Univ School of Law
Former Los Angeles County Prosecutor now Criminal Defense Attorney. Fifteen years experience prosecuting the most serious cases. Now specializing in Sex Crimes and Domestic Violence defense in addition to General Criminal Defense.
David W Gammill
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Manhattan Beach, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(310) 750-4149 1500 Rosecrans Ave
Suite 500
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
University of Notre Dame
No Nonsense. Just Results. Former Prosecutor who has handled numerous High Profile Defenses.

After many years as a prosecutor and then leading the Trial Department for the prominent Defense law firm of Geragos & Geragos, Mr. Gammill launched Gammill Law.

Mr. Gammill has tried over Seventy-Five cases to verdict with the unique distinction of having tried cases from both sides of the aisle in both in the criminal arena as a prosecutor and a defense attorney, but also in the civil arena where he has recovered large verdicts for civil rights violations suffered by his criminal defense clients. He is admitted...
Decio Cedric Rangel Jr
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Manhattan Beach, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(310) 904-6331 1600 Rosecrans Ave Suite 400A
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Criminal and DUI
McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific
Decio Rangel is a Los Angeles criminal defense attorney with over 20 years of experience in the criminal justice system. As a former Deputy District Attorney for Los Angeles, he understands the thought processes of prosecutors. He uses his extensive knowledge to build strong defenses for his clients in cases ranging from white collar crimes, to violent crimes, to even immigration crimes. He has also been requested by several media companies to serve as their legal expert due to his intimate knowledge of the law and the Los Angeles court system. Once named Los Angeles’ Top Prosecutor, he now employs...
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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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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Mr. Joshua C. Needle
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Santa Monica, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 41 years experience
(310) 428-1092 171 Pier Ave. No. 171
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals and Civil Rights
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Born and raised in Los Angeles. Cal. State Univ. Sonoma (Junior Year Abroad at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem) and Loyola Law School. Solo practice began 1977 focused on criminal defense and appeals. AV Rated since 1992. Spent a year on television as OJ commentator. More at www.joshuacneedle.com.
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.
Oscar Swinton
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Los Angeles, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(818) 877-4356 8939 S Sepulveda Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
Anthony J.   Kimbirk
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Los Angeles, CA Criminal Law Lawyer
36th Floor
515 South Flower Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Criminal and Juvenile
Western State College of Law at Argosy University
Mr Robert Michael Helfend
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Los Angeles, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(310) 456-3317 13101 Washington Blvd., Suite 464
Los Angeles, CA 90066
Criminal
Thomas Robert Loversky
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Manhattan Beach, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 30 years experience
(424) 835-1195 2711 N. Sepulveda Blvd.
Suite 246
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Criminal
Loyola Law School
Lisa Henderson Mattern
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Los Angeles, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(310) 342-8254 6601 Center Dr W
Ste 500
Los Angeles, CA 900445
Criminal and Personal Injury
Loyola Law School
Tangela Denise Terry
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Los Angeles, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(310) 641-7800 5777 W. Century Boulevard
Suite 750
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Criminal
Univ of LaVerne COL
Mark McArthur Bernheim
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Culver City, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(310) 313-2139 11881 Lindblade St
Culver City, CA 90230
Criminal
University of Southern California
Paula Elden
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Marina Del Rey, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 36 years experience
(310) 597-2994 13650 Marina Pointe Dr. Suite 606
Marina Del Rey, CA 90292
Criminal
Northrop Univ School of Law
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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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 »
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Dmitry Gorin
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(310) 328-3776 1875 Century Park E #705
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Los Angeles, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
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
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(888) 334-6344 6255 Sunset Blvd
#1480
Los Angeles, CA 90028
Free ConsultationLos Angeles, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 26 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....
Alan Eisner
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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.
Arash Hashemi
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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
The firm began in 2003, in the heart of the San Fernando Valley. A year later, it relocated to Century City and in 2014, moved to it’s current location in West Los Angeles. Throughout the years the firm has grown steadily, developing broad expertise in the fields of Criminal Defense, Business Litigation, Personal Injury, Car Accidents, Name Changes, Power of Attorney, and most recently Commercial Cannabis License procedures.
Ali Shahrestani, Esq.
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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.

Over a dozen professional awards, dozens of outstanding client testimonials, and dozens of publications, including articles in the San Francisco Chronicle, and television interviews on Fox and ABC TV News.

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Paul Takakjian
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Los Angeles, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 40 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
Steven Michael Cron
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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...
Steve David Sitkoff
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Los Angeles, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 36 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.
Philip David Israels
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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...
Karthik Krishnan
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Los Angeles, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(323) 493-0740 5670 Wilshire Blvd
Ste 1815
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
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 insensitive place, where your voice is not heard. However, that is not the case with Karthik. The focus of his representation is his clients and what they need.

"I want to tell the client's story," he says.

Karthik graduated from Loyola Law School Los Angeles where he honed his craft in the criminal justice system. As a law student, Karthik was a certified law clerk...
Ryan Gordon Blanch
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California Criminal Law Attorney with 18 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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Jeremy Ian Lessem
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California Criminal Law Attorney with 18 years experience

Jeremy Lessem grew up around a courtroom. At a very young age, Jeremy was watching trials and meeting influential judges, prosecutors and defense attorneys while following around his father, highly respected Los Angeles... Read More »
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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...
Ardalon Fakhimi
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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...
Joseph Shemaria
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Beverly Hills, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 49 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...
Courtney E. Pilchman
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Century City, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(949) 260-4920 1875 Century Park E
Suite 700
Century City, CA 90067
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
The George Washington University Law School and Chapman University Fowler School of Law
Courtney Pilchman is one of the renowned Irvine criminal defense attorneys at the Law Office of Pilchman & Kay, A Professional Law Corporation. Ms. Pilchman is a criminal law specialist who has earned the distinguished Top 1% of Attorneys in the United States. Her extensive experience includes a position as Deputy District Attorney who has prosecuted some of the most high-profile cases in California. She went to establish her own firm together with her colleague, Anita Kay. At the Law Firm of Pilchman & Kay, P.L.C., Ms. Pilchman has helped thousands of clients charged with a wide range of criminal...
Aaron Philip McAllister
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Los Angeles, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(310) 881-2786 3415 S Sepulveda Blvd
Ste 1100
Los Angeles, CA 90034
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Howard University School of Law
AARON P. MCALLISTER is a trial lawyer who is passionate about criminal defense and fighting against inequalities in the criminal justice system; he provides aggressive, adept representation to protect his clients. He is the founder of the Law Offices of Aaron P. McAllister. Mr. McAllister is a highly skilled litigator with substantial experience in federal and state courts. Moreover, Mr. McAllister is a rare trial attorney in light of the fact that he has experience in the areas of both civil (plaintiff’s side and defense’s side) and criminal litigation, as well as experience as both a criminal defense attorney...
Seppi Esfandi
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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.

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Brian Russell Michaels
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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...
David Laurence Altman
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Los Angeles, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 47 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
Andres James Ortiz
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Los Angeles, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(323) 493-0740 5670 Wilshire Blvd
Suite 1350
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Criminal and Immigration
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Andrés Ortiz is one of California's top immigration lawyers and a foremost authority on the potential adverse immigration consequences of criminal convictions and plea deals (“Padilla Opinions”). Attorneys from across the nation consult Andrés on a regular basis for his expertise in how to resolve criminal cases without triggering deportation and removal.

A graduate of Loyola Law School, Andrés has been the recipient of numerous awards for his work. He was named a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers and was Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy's pro bono attorney of the year for 2016.

Andrés handles cases in immigration court, the...
Mark Jerry Haushalter
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Redondo Beach, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(310) 953-3799 225 Avenue I
Suite #201
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business, DUI and Domestic Violence
McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific
Mark Haushalter has been involved with many highly complex and notable cases such as the: Temple City Public Corruption case, OJ Simpson case, Michael Jackson case, Jesse James case and many other high profile criminal cases seen in the media. Additionally, I have been a criminal defense analyst for CBS, FOX, KCAL, NBC and KTLA. My firm has co-authored the California Looseleaf Search and Seizure Handbook, a leading authority on criminal law in California. If you were subjected to an illegal search or seizure, we may be able to get your case completely dismissed. I am willing to...
Donald R Hammond
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California Criminal Law Lawyer

The Law Office of Donald R. Hammond is your Los Angeles criminal and DUI defense attorney, committed to protecting your rights and achieving the best outcome. We approach every client with a focus on integrity, advocacy,... Read More »
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Alan Eisner
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California Criminal Law Attorney with 32 years experience

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;... Read More »
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Playa Del Rey Criminal Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

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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.