Westminster, California Criminal Lawyers

Christian Kim
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California Criminal Law Attorney with 19 years experience

Loyola Law School, Los AngelesUnited States District Court, Central District Court of California and California
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Paul Takakjian
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Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist with Over 38 Years Experience

Loyola Law SchoolCalifornia
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Rudolph E. Loewenstein
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Free Consultation! Former Prosecutor! Aggressive and Compassionate Attorney!

For over 30 years, I have provided expertise and determination to fighting criminal charges! I will work tirelessly to defend your rights and interests! Visit my website to see results, or call for a free consultation.
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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.
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Bobby Shamuilian
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Westminster, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
(714) 725-7677 14082 Magnolia St #214
Westminster, CA 92683
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
University of La Verne College of Law
Attorney Bobby Shamuilian is a diligent and aggressive advocate for his clients. His passion is applied to every single case and he works tirelessly to meet the legal objectives of his clients. Bobby is an attorney that you can trust, an attorney that has the knowledge and experience which can help you in your legal matter.

Bobby was raised in Southern California and completed his undergraduate education at the California State Polytechnic University Pomona in finance, real estate, and law. He received his Juris Doctorate from the University of La Verne College of Law finishing at the top of his class...
Westminster, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(714) 379-8311 9039 Bolsa Ave
Westminster, CA 92683
Criminal
Western State Univ COL
Westminster, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(714) 892-2936 14121 Beach Blvd
Westminster, CA 92683
Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
Western State Univ
Westminster, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(949) 280-1257 8231 Westminster Blvd
Westminster, CA 92683
Criminal
Univ of San Diego School of Law
Westminster, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(714) 373-8222 14120 Beach Blvd
Westminster, CA 92683
Criminal
Western State Univ
Westminster, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(714) 775-5701 15751 Brookhurst St
Westminster, CA 92683
Criminal, Bankruptcy, Business and DUI
Univ of West Los Angeles
Westminster, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 41 years experience
(714) 899-6060 14121 Beach Blvd
Westminster, CA 92683
Criminal
Western State Univ
Westminster, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(714) 891-1901 9141 Bolsa Ave
Westminster, CA 92683
Criminal, Business, DUI and Personal Injury
UC Hastings COL
Wais Azami
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Santa Ana, CA Criminal Law Lawyer
(714) 321-9999 1851 E. First Street
Suite 901
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
California Southern University School of Law
As an attorney, I offer strong yet affordable representation to the people of Orange County, Inland Empire and the surrounding areas with criminal defense. Most of my clients have immigration issues when they are arrested and it takes a special attorney who understands the consequences of criminal charges for immigrants.

I'm a product of our community. I'm an immigrant. I was poor as a child. I had to start working at age 14 so I could help my family. I've had friends who made mistakes and I saw how the authorities violated their rights because they...
Paul Takakjian
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Huntington Beach, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(888) 579-4844 7755 Center Ave, 11th Floor
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Loyola Law School
John Murray
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California Criminal Law Lawyer with 13 years experience

John Murray has amassed a string of case dismissals, not guilty verdicts and "D.A. rejects" in cases ranging from misdemeanor DUI to very serious felonies. He works closely with his clients, and his... Read More »
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John David Rogers
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California Criminal Law Attorney

The Law Offices of John D. Rogers is exclusively devoted to criminal defense in both state & federal court. An Orange County based office focusing on white collar, federal charges, homicide, crimes... Read More »
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Marc Rozenberg
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Fountain Valley, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
(714) 845-9516 17220 Newhope Street, Suite 118
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
University of California - Hastings College of the Law
Former Orange County Senior Deputy District Attorney with over 30 years experience as a prosecutor. Supervisor of the Gang Unit, the Felony Trial Team and the Juvenile Court Divisions of the District Attorney's Office. Vast experience in handling Murder, Sexual Assault, Felony Assault, Domestic Violence, Gang and Juvenile cases. Trial experience in cases ranging from Death Penalty to Misdemeanor. Former supervisor and mentor to a very large number of current Orange County DA's and sitting judges. When deciding on a lawyer, remember that there are few things more valuable to a...
Daryl D. Anthony
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Santa Ana, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(714) 541-6644 1043 Civic Center Dr West
2nd Floor
Santa Ana, CA 92703
Criminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Temple Univ School of Law
Profile Former Orange County Deputy District Attorney & Deputy Public Defender Mr. Anthony formerly worked for the Orange County District Attorney where he successfully prosecuted serious felony cases for the government. His knowledge of D.A. office policies, procedures and personnel are important ingredients in the recipe for successfully defending your matter. Furthermore, Mr. Anthony spent many years of his legal career working for the Orange County Public Defender, defending clients in a wide range of criminal matters. From a background of handling a multitude of cases similar to yours, from both sides of the counsel table, Daryl D. Anthony can offer expertise...
Jeffrey Stearman
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Huntington Beach, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(714) 871-7778 7755 Center Ave #1100
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
Western State University College of Law
Graduated Cal State University Fullerton with degree in Criminal Justice in 1978. Attended and graduated Western State University School of Law in Fullerton in 1981 and passed and admitted to the CA. State Bar in 1982 (on the first try). Have been in practice since 1982 and private practice since 1992. I am also licensed in Calif. as a Private Investigator and owner of Stearman Investigative Services.
Michael Guisti
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Irvine, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(888) 478-8999 Irvine
Irvine, CA 92614
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, DUI and White Collar Crime
Western State College of Law at Argosy University
Charles Kevin Stoddard
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Fountain Valley, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(714) 378-8880 10231 Slater Ave
Suite 100
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
Criminal
William & Mary Marshall-Wythe School of Law and University of California - Los Angeles
Jennifer Diem-Trang Le
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Huntington Beach, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(714) 841-5600 8907 Warner Ave
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
Criminal
McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific
Hector C Perez
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Seal Beach, CA Criminal Law Lawyer
(512) 799-5524 3020 Old Ranch Parkway Ste 300
Seal Beach, CA 90740
Criminal, Estate Planning, Probate and White Collar Crime
Sherry Ann Garrels
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Huntington Beach, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(714) 374-0101 4952 Warner Ave
Huntington Beach, CA 92649
Criminal
Western State Univ COL
Roland Bakhache Perez
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Fullerton, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(714) 961-1966 1440 N. Harbor Blvd
Fullerton, CA 92835
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Personal Injury
Whittier Coll School of Law
Undergraduate: Univ of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California - BA; School of Law: Whittier College School of Law; Los Angeles, California - JD Associations: Orange County Bar Association, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Beverly Hills Bar Association, Orange County Hispanic Bar Association- Board Member, American Bar Association, Mexican American Bar Association, California Attorneys for Criminal Justice Honors: Whittier Law Review Member, Whittier Law School Certified - Center for Children's Rights, Judicial Clerkship for Supervising Judge for Los Angeles Superior Court - Honorable Judge Nash

As a qualified and experienced DUI Defense Attorney, I...
John Murray
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Orange, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(714) 288-9455 333 City Blvd. West
Suite 1750
Orange, CA 92868
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Ventura COL
John Murray has amassed a string of case dismissals, not guilty verdicts and "D.A. rejects" in cases ranging from misdemeanor DUI to very serious felonies. He works closely with his clients, and his carefully chosen private investigators and experts, to build the strongest defense in each case.

The National Trial Lawyers Association has awarded John as one of the "100 Best" criminal defense attorneys. The National Advocacy for DUI Defense placed him on their list of the nation's top DUI lawyers. And the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys has honored him as one of the 10 best...
Samir Belani
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Free Consultation! Zealous Criminal Defense Attorney! Fighting for Your Freedom!

I am a dedicated criminal defense attorney with experience and success. I aggressively fight for the rights and interests of my clients! Visit my website to see client testimonials or call for a free consultation.
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Antonio A. Cota
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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.
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Todd Alan Landgren
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Irvine, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 43 years experience
(949) 752-1122 2361 Campus Dr., Ste. 140
Irvine, CA 92612
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
UC Hastings COL
Todd Landgren has represented over three thousand individuals charged with Drunk Driving offenses. His trial successes and excellent court preparation have gained him the respect of his peers in the Orange County defense community, and when polled, they refer to Todd Landgren as the Best DUI Attorney in the Orange County area. Todd Landgren is familiar with and knowledgeable about the practices of the individual Judges, their sentencing policy’s and their individual traits. These can greatly affect the results of a clients’ case. This knowledge is critical in obtaining good results for clients charged with a DUI. His...
Joseph Wilson
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Newport Beach, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(949) 397-2292 1401 Dove Street
Suite 630
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Criminal, Administrative, Tax and White Collar Crime
University of San Diego and James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona
Mr. Wilson is a former Federal Prosecutor, IRS Attorney and FTB Attorney. Mr. Wilson is the managing partner at the Wilson Tax Law Group, which is a law firm serving the Newport Beach and Yorba Linda areas that specializes in civil audits and criminal tax matters, involving federal and state tax authorities. The firm represents taxpayers during civil audits, administrative appeals, all phases of collection, judicial proceedings in all trial and appellate courts. The firm handles a wide variety of matters including international compliance and offshore banking matters. The firm is headed by Mr. Wilson, whose impressive background includes...
Katie Walsh
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Santa Ana, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(714) 619-9355 1851 E. 1rst Street
Suite 900
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Free ConsultationCriminal, Education and Juvenile
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Katie Walsh is a criminal attorney who focuses her practice on children, and Juvenile Criminal law.

Ms. Walsh wants to help parents and children navigate the juvenile criminal system getting them the best result possible.

Before starting her own firm in 2012, Ms. Walsh was an Orange County District Attorney for 10 years where she worked in Juvenile court and Domestic Violence unit. She has the benefit of viewing her cases from both sides, as a former DA. She also deals with schools and school districts regarding school discipline and expulsion issues.

Ms. Walsh’s main goal is...
Michael Phillips
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Irvine, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(949) 535-1303 2361 Campus Dr. Suite 140
Irvine, CA 92612
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
Whittier Law School
Attorney Michael S. Phillips is a seasoned lawyer dedicated to practicing in the field of DUI defense and offering representation above reproach. He produces winning results by using proven, effectual criminal defenses with an innovative and discerning approach to the California Vehicle Code and other California laws relevant to DUI defense. Mr. Phillips is a well-prepared, savvy, and determinedly committed attorney who assures his clients the best possible result in every particular DUI case. He offers the individual charged with DUI a free consultation and an honest evaluation of the charges and the likely result of a case. A passionate,...
Jeffrey Donald Kent
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Fullerton, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(714) 401-3827 1440 N. Harbor Blvd.
Suite 520
Fullerton, CA 92835
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Western State University, College of Law
Jeffrey D. Kent, Attorney at Law, has been practicing exclusively criminal law since he began his legal career in Orange County, California, in 1992. He is a 1989 graduate of the University of California, Irvine receiving B.A. degrees with honors in both Economics and Political Science. He then graduated from Western State University, College of Law in Fullerton, California with honors in 1992, and immediately passed the California State Bar Examination. Jeff worked with both the Orange County Public Defender and Orange County District Attorney's Office while in law school. During a career marked with high-profile successes, Jeff...
Heena Patel
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Santa Ana, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(714) 455-9937 2677 N. Main St., Suite 820
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
Southwestern University School of Law and University of California - San Diego
Heena Patel is an assertive criminal defense attorney, practicing in both Los Angeles County and Orange County. She has a reputation for being tough in the courtroom, protecting her clients’ rights, but is also respected by opposing counsel and judges for her honesty, professionalism and knowledge of the law. Attorney Patel has handled over 12,000 criminal cases, carrying a caseload of over 200 cases a month. She has vigorously defended her clients charged with battery, domestic violence, assault with a deadly weapon, sex crimes, rape, vehicular manslaughter, attempted murder, DUI, hit and run, license suspension, theft, burglary, robbery and arson....
Daniel W. Layton
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Newport Beach, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(949) 301-9829 1451 Quail St., Suite 210
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Criminal, Estate Planning, Tax and White Collar Crime
Golden Gate University School of Law and The University of Chicago Law School
Daniel W. Layton is a former Federal tax prosecutor and trial attorney for the IRS. His practice as a tax attorney is dedicated to handling all aspects of tax controversy, including audits, collection, international tax, and criminal tax defense. Mr. Layton has extensive experience and insight from his time in the government sector, which greatly benefits his clients. As a former Federal tax prosecutor with the U.S. Department of Justice, in the Tax Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Los Angeles, and a former IRS trial attorney in San Jose, he has litigated a wide variety of civil...
Mr. William Wallace Bruzzo
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Santa Ana, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(714) 547-4636 1851 E 1st St. Ste. 900, 9th Floor
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Free ConsultationCriminal
Univ of Dayton School of Law
Will Bruzzo has been representing clients charged with crimes for over 22 years. His familiarity with the Courts and the District Attorney in Orange County help him get the best results for his clients. He understands the difficulty of having a conviction on your record or serving jail time. That is why he approaches every case with the intent of getting the matter reduced, dismissed or otherwise obtaining the best result possible. Look at his website at www.bruzzolaw.com to see the results he has obtained for other clients in his testimonial section. Mr. Bruzzo established his own law...
Michael J. Ocampo
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Tustin, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(714) 451-6834 1432 Edinger Avenue
Suite 240
Tustin, CA 92780
Criminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Whittier Law School
Michael is a former prosecutor who has come to learn that the noble ideals of the criminal justice system are striven for more often than they are achieved.

He focuses his practice exclusively on criminal law so that he can help those accused of a crime — often ordinary, everyday people — ensure that their rights are honored and that they receive a fair opportunity to be heard.

Michael served as a deputy district attorney at the Tulare County District Attorney’s Office where he gained experience in jury trials, bench trials in juvenile court, arguing motions in criminal cases, and...
Alexander Bakhache Perez
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Fullerton, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(714) 961-1966 1440 N. Harbor Blvd, Ste. 900
Fullerton, CA 92835
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Personal Injury
USC Law School
Admitted in California on December 4, 1995
Undergraduate:
Stanford Univ, Stanford, California - BA & Masters; School of Law: Univ of Southern California Law School, Los Angeles, California - JD

Associations:
Orange County Bar Association, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Mexican American Bar Association, California Attorneys for Criminal Justice

Honors:
USC Moot Court Competition Board
American Jurisprudence Award for Criminal Law/Procedure
Stanford University Deans Award for Outstanding Community Service

Activities:
Homeless Advocacy Project, San Francisco Bar Association
La Raza Alumni Outreach

Languages:
Spanish and French
Karren M. Kenney
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Committed to defending personal freedom-CALL NOW to start preparing your defense

We are a federal and state criminal defense firm that specializes in representing individuals and businesses who are under investigation by federal or state law enforcement or have been charged with a crime.
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Jeffrey Donald Kent
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California Criminal Law Attorney with 25 years experience

Jeffrey D. Kent, Attorney at Law, has been practicing exclusively criminal law since he began his legal career in Orange County, California, in 1992. He is a 1989 graduate of the University of California,... Read More »
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Graham Douglas Donath
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(714) 758-5293 2030 Main Street, Suite 210
Irvine, CA 92614
Free ConsultationIrvine, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
University of California - Hastings College of the Law
Dedicated exclusively to the defense of those who have been criminally accused throughout Southern California. Attorney Graham D. Donath is an award winning criminal defense attorney who personally sees that his clients get the very best in each and every one of their matters. Mr. Donath is a Certified Specialist in Criminal Law by the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization, and has successfully defended clients in all types of criminal matters ranging from first time DUI all the way up to capital murder and everything in between.
Zachary James McCready
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Santa Ana, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(714) 785-9978 2333 N Broadway
Suite 230
Santa Ana, CA 92706
Free ConsultationCriminal, Bankruptcy and DUI
Whittier Law School
I was a police officer with the LAPD for 8 years. I did hundreds of DUI arrests, domestic violence arrests, drug possession arrests, fugitive warrant arrests, etc.
I also testified in numerous cases.

I have been practicing law since June of 2017. During that time, I have focused my career on criminal defense and DUI cases. I also do chapter 7 bankruptcy cases, immigration cases, debt settlements, and civil litigation.

I have testified in over a dozen trials as an expert witness on the Standardized Field Sobriety tests which are used in almost all DUI arrests.

I have taken many cases to trial and...
Paul Jeffrey Wallin
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Tustin, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 40 years experience
(877) 466-5245 17592 Irvine Blvd
Tustin, CA 92780
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, DUI and Divorce
Pepperdine University School of Law
For over 35 years, I have been successfully representing clients facing criminal charges or dealing with family law matters. As the Senior Partner of Wallin & Klarich, A Law Corporation, I work hard to ensure our clients are represented with respect and professionalism. When you hire our firm, you place your trust in a team of attorneys and legal professionals, whose only goal is to obtain the best result possible in your case. You are not alone. We will get through this together.
David Van Luu
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Santa Ana, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(714) 697-8600 930 W. 17th Street
Suite B
Santa Ana, CA 92706
Free ConsultationCriminal, Bankruptcy, Business and Personal Injury
Univ of LaVerne COL
Founded under the direction of Attorney David V. Luu, our offices are centrally located in the cities of Santa Ana and Irvine to better serve the residents of Southern California, which includes Orange County, Riverside County, San Bernardino County, and Los Angeles County. We are best known for helping people from all walks of life throughout Southern California to prevent, resolve, and litigate issues relating to their debts, personal injuries, and business or real estate transactions It is our mission to give you clear and understandable advice concerning legal matters. We listen to what you have to say...
Amber Hardy
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Santa Ana, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
(323) 577-5002 200 N. Tustin Ave.
Ste. 110
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Immigration
California Western School of Law
I have been an attorney about 6 years. I have practiced Criminal and Immigration Law in the private sector and for a few years as a Public Defender. I have had valuable training and handled misdemeanor case up to serious felonies and murder cases. I have also handled removal proceedings/deportation, family petitions and green card/citizenship applications. I love what I do. I handle each case personally so the attorney you meet with is the same one in court with you. I believe it is important you have consistent, caring and zealous representation no matter the case.
Douglas Borthwick
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Santa Ana, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(714) 654-6742 1800 N. Broadway, Suite 200
Santa Ana, CA 92706
Criminal, Business, Family and Personal Injury
Capital University Law School
Douglas Borthwick Esq. was born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1965. He graduated with high honors (Magna Cum Laude) from Muskingum University in 1988 with Bachelor of Arts degrees in Business, Economics, and Religion. At Muskingum University he was the recipient of the prestigious Wall Street Journal Student Achievement Award, and the Financial Executive Institute Award. Attorney Douglas Borthwick received his Juris Doctorate degree in 1991 from Capital University Law School where he was the recipient of an academic scholarship and was on the Dean's List. Throughout his time in Law School, he worked as an Intern at the...
Karthik Krishnan
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Orange, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(714) 288-9455 333 City Blvd. West
Suite 1750
Orange, CA 92868
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...
Houman Fakhimi
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Santa Ana, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(877) 529-4545 3 Hutton Centre Dr
620
Santa Ana, CA 92707
Free ConsultationCriminal, Civil Rights, DUI and Employment
Whittier Law School
Houman Fakhimi, the founding partner of the Criminal Defense Team, has amassed deep expertise in the area of criminal defense law thanks to years of experience. He oversees all litigation carried out by the firm, and he has demonstrated mastery in a variety of relevant legal domains. He's an alumnus of the University of California, Irvine and Whittier Law School. In addition to being an active member of the State Bar of Californias Criminal Section, Mr. Fakhimi also boasts accreditations from he Association of Federal Defense Attorneys, the California Attorneys for Criminal Justice, and the California Public Defenders Association.
Andres James Ortiz
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Orange, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(714) 288-9455 500 N State College Blvd
Suite 1100
Orange, CA 92868
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...
Christian Kim
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Santa Ana, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(714) 619-9333 1851 E First St
#900
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Houman Fakhimi
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California Criminal Law Attorney with 20 years experience

Houman Fakhimi, the founding partner of the Criminal Defense Team, has amassed deep expertise in the area of criminal defense law thanks to years of experience. He oversees all litigation carried out by the... Read More »
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Staycie R. Sena
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California Criminal Law Lawyer with 22 years experience

Staycie R. Sena graduated Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy from the University of California at Riverside in 1993, having completed her undergraduate education... Read More »
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Westminster Criminal Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles
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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.