Venice, 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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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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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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Dmitry Gorin
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California Criminal Law Lawyer with 24 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. Mr. Gorin has... 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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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
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.
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
Marina del Rey, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(310) 286-7262 4640 Admiralty Way Fl 5
Marina del Rey, CA 90292
Criminal, DUI and International
Pepperdine Univ School of Law
Marina Del Rey, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 38 years experience
(310) 420-6865 333 Washington Blvd # 449
Marina Del Rey, CA 90291
Criminal and DUI
Univ of Michigan Law Sch
Playa Del Rey, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 42 years experience
(310) 822-4644 8055 W Manchester Ave #310
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293
Criminal, Business and DUI
Loyola Law School
Marina Del Rey, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(310) 577-1966 4265 Marina City Dr #603
Marina Del Rey, CA 90292
Criminal and DUI
Univ of West Los Angeles
Marina Del Rey, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(619) 232-8123 4640 Admiralty Way
Ste 500
Marina Del Rey, CA 90292
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Venice, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 41 years experience
(310) 314-4444 PO Box 539
Venice, CA 90294
Criminal and Personal Injury
Southwestern Univ School of Law
Marina del Rey, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(310) 684-3601 4640 Admiralty Way Ste 500
Marina del Rey, CA 90292
Criminal and Workers' Comp
UC Hastings COL
Shaun Khojayan
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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. 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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Venice, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(310) 306-9030 679 Mildred Ave
Venice, CA 90291
Criminal and Personal Injury
Southwestern Univ School of Law
Marina Del Rey, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(310) 496-5835 4640 Admiralty Way Fl 5
Marina Del Rey, CA 90292
Criminal, DUI and Tax
Georgetown Univ Law Ctr
Marina Del Rey, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(310) 274-8300 4136 Del Rey Ave
Marina Del Rey, CA 90292
Criminal, DUI and Health Care
Loyola Law School
Marina Del Rey, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 49 years experience
(310) 823-5816 P O Box 9728
Marina Del Rey, CA 90295
Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
Univ of Minnesota L S
Marina del Rey, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 43 years experience
(310) 591-9447 4734 La Villa Marina Unit H
Marina del Rey, CA 90292
Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
Whittier Coll School of Law
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
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business, Divorce and Education
University of California Hastings College of the Law
"The comfort I found in trusting my trial outcome to Ali was reinforced with every interaction. He was brilliant in the courtroom, assuming control and extracting the real truth from those who absolutely did not want to give it. He is alive and passionate and at all times I felt that the case was every bit as important to him as it was to me. With Ali, I won my case on every single issue and every single point. ... He is my lawyer for life! Do yourself the favor of getting to know him."
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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...
Aaron Spolin
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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...
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
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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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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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.
Tsion Abate Chudnovsky
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Los Angeles, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(213) 212-5002 1933 S Broadway #1100
Los Angeles, CA 90007
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and White Collar Crime
Loyola Law School
CHUDNOVSKY LAW IS A PREMIER CRIMINAL DEFENSE AND PLAINTIFF'S PERSONAL INJURY LAW FIRM IN LOS ANGELES AND ORANGE COUNTY, CALIFORNIA.

The firm's highly experienced, award-winning attorneys include Former Prosecutor and Top Personal Injury Lawyers that have successfully handled over 8,000 cases and jury trials.

» GETTING YOUR CRIMINAL CASE DISMISSED OR REDUCED IS OUR #1 GOAL
If you are dealing with an arrest, investigation or warrant you need to be very careful. Criminal convictions risk your freedom, your job and your future.

Protect yourself and get a top criminal defense attorney on your side as early as possible. We know how to fight to...
Sam Israels
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Los Angeles, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(424) 372-3112 11755 Wilshire Blvd.
15th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
Former Prosecutor. Over 40 jury trials. Sam Israels is an Law Firm partner with the Law Offices of Cron, Israels, & Stark, located in Santa Monica. His previous experience includes employment at the Los Angeles City Attorney's Office. He received his J.D. degree from Santa Clara University School of Law. Mr. Israel's focuses on criminal defense cases, including domestic violence, driving under the influence, sexual related crimes, traffic violations, violent crimes, theft crime, burglary, robbery, drug crimes, white collar crimes, among many others. He also handles personal injury cases and administrative law matters. He is...
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...
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...
Damian J. Nassiri
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Los Angeles, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 15 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.
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...
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, Civil Rights, 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...
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...
Tony M. Soliman
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Los Angeles, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(888) 400-0833 10866 Wilshire Blvd. 4th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business, Entertainment & Sports and Personal Injury
California Western School of Law
We are a boutique law firm with attorneys that specialize in personal injury, criminal defense and business law services, as well as entertainment law. We provide aggressive and efficient legal representation for each of our clients and work hard until we get you the results you need and want. Our attorneys will also travel to you if needed.
Steve David Sitkoff
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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 Commissioner.... 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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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.
Nigel Roy Witham
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Glendale, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(310) 473-2304 Brand Boulevard Center - 450 North Brand Blvd.
Suite 600
Glendale, CA 91203
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
University of Warwick, England
Rosalinda V Amash
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Santa Monica, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(310) 246-0722 1223 Wilshire Boulevard
#493
Santa Monica, CA 90403
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business, DUI and Domestic Violence
Boston Univ School of Law
Shannon Marie Dorvall
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Los Angeles, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(800) 887-0000 12424 Wilshire Blvd
Ste 700
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Criminal, Appeals, DUI and White Collar Crime
Univ of Montana School of Law
I am a criminal defense attorney. I practice handle trial work, appeals and post conviction. I enjoy a challenge and fight for my clients.
Vincent Michael Imhoff
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Los Angeles, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(800) 887-0000 12424 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 770
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Criminal
Illinois IT Chicago-Kent COL
Richard Knickerbocker
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Santa Monica, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 54 years experience
(310) 260-9060 100 Wilshire Blvd
Suite 1845
Santa Monica, CA 90401-3605
Criminal, Appeals, Business and Civil Rights
University of Southern California Gould School of Law and USC Law School
I have had a vast range of experience both in the public and private sector. I was formerly Chief of Civil Litigation for the City or Torrance and ultimately became the City Attorney of Santa Monica with experience in Civil Litigation, Advisory functions and deal making, and Criminal Prosecution. When in private practice I had a broad range of experience wining significant trials and appeals. I have an AV (pierless (5.0) rating, which is the highest possible, and am Certified by the State Bar of California in Appellate Advocacy and the Nation Board of Trial Advocates in Civil Trial Advocacy....
Shane Jacob Bernard
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Los Angeles , CA Criminal Law Attorney with 4 years experience
(310) 312-0220 10990 Wilshire Boulevard Suite 1175
Los Angeles , CA 90024
Free ConsultationCriminal, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Southwestern Law School
Jon Bryant Artz
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(310) 820-1315 12400 Wilshire Blvd
4th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Los Angeles, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 47 years experience
Criminal and DUI
UCLA School of Law
Jon Artz keeps 99% of his clients out of jail and is recognized as one of the best DUI lawyers in Los Angeles by colleagues, judges, and prosecutors. In 2015, Jon won the Edward Kuwatch Award for his success and contributions to the DUI field, the most prestigious award for a California DUI Lawyer.
Stephanie Ames
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Los Angeles, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(310) 739-5952 12100 Wilshire Blvd.
Suite 800
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Criminal and White Collar Crime
From California state charges to complex federal indictments, Stephanie Ames has the experience, legal knowledge and strategic sense to protect your interests in a wide range of criminal defense situations in Southern California. To learn how you can benefit from counsel and advocacy of a skilled Los Angeles criminal defense attorney, contact The Law Office of Stephanie Ames in Santa Monica. Our goal is to achieve the best possible result for you through investigating, developing and pursuing all of the defenses you have available under the applicable facts and law. Our firm's practice is especially strong in white collar criminal...
Errol Henry Stambler
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Los Angeles, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 45 years experience
(310) 473-4525 10880 Wilshire Blvd
Suite 1050
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Criminal, Appeals and White Collar Crime
Univ of Oklahoma COL
Sommer Salam
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California Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience

Former prosecutor with over 11 years experience. 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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Venice Criminal Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles
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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.