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The United States Constitution grants important rights to any person accused of a crime including due process, the right to a fair and speedy trial, the right to representation by counsel, the right to remain silent and to be free of unreasonable searches and seizures.


When choosing a criminal defense attorney in Los Angeles County, California, consider the lawyer's training, experience, ratings and reviews. Attorneys that practice within the criminal justice system tend to focus on certain types of cases in either state or federal court.


Most criminal defense attorneys provide a free consultation to discuss the facts of your case and defenses that might apply. Before you decide on which attorney to hire, meet with several different attorneys in their office to discuss the case and the attorney fees required for representation.


Once you decide which attorney to hire, make sure you and the attorney sign a written fee agreement or contract that describes the attorney fees required at each stage of the case including during pre-trial negotiations, motion hearings and a bench or jury trial.


A criminal defense lawyer in Los Angeles County, California should fight to protect the rights of his or her client in a criminal case against felony or misdemeanor charges... Read more »

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Philip David Israels

Philip David Israels
Cron, Israels & Stark
11755 Wilshire Blvd 15th Floor
Santa Monica, CA 90025
Licensed for 44 years, Philip David Israels is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended U of San Francisco School of Law... read more >
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California Board of Legal Specialization
Philip David Israels
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law

David Douglas Diamond

David Douglas Diamond
Law Offices of David D. Diamond
1055 Wilshire Blvd Suite 1996
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Licensed for 19 years, David Douglas Diamond is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended Southwestern School of Law, SCAL... read more >
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California Board of Legal Specialization
David Douglas Diamond
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law

Matthew Garth Kaestner

Matthew Garth Kaestner
Long Beach criminal law specialist,attorney Matthew Kaestner
1 World Trade Center Suite 400
Long Beach, CA 90831
Licensed for 33 years, Matthew Garth Kaestner is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of the Pacific... read more >
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California Board of Legal Specialization
Matthew Garth Kaestner
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law

Richard Alan Hutton

Richard Alan Hutton
1055 E Colorado Blvd Ste 225
Pasadena, CA 91106
Licensed for 48 years, Richard Alan Hutton is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended UCLA School of Law... read more >
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California Board of Legal Specialization
Richard Alan Hutton
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law

Alan Eisner

Alan Eisner
Eisner Gorin LLP
14401 Sylvan St #112
Van Nuys, CA 91401
Alan Eisner is a Criminal Defense and White Collar Crime lawyer who attended Loyola Law School... read more >
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California Board of Legal Specialization
Alan Eisner
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law

Robert John Wilson

Robert John Wilson
1055 E Colorado Blvd Ste 225
Pasadena, CA 91106
Licensed for 31 years, Robert John Wilson is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Western State College of Law at Argosy Un... read more >
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California Board of Legal Specialization
Robert John Wilson
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law

Errol Henry Stambler

Errol Henry Stambler
10880 Wilshire Blvd Suite 1050
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Licensed for 46 years, Errol Henry Stambler is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University go Georgia... read more >
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California Board of Legal Specialization
Errol Henry Stambler
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law

Harland William Braun

Harland William Braun
Law Offices of Harland W. Braun
1880 Century Park E Suite 710
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Licensed for 51 years, Harland William Braun is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of California at Los Angeles, California... read more >
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California Board of Legal Specialization
Harland William Braun
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law

Dmitry Gorin

Dmitry Gorin
Eisner Gorin LLP
14401 Sylvan St #112
Van Nuys, CA 91401
Licensed for 24 years, Dmitry Gorin is a Criminal Defense and White Collar Crime lawyer who attended UCLA School of Law... read more >
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California Board of Legal Specialization
Dmitry Gorin
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law

Rose Fay Arfa

Rose Fay Arfa
10100 Santa Monica Blvd. Ste. 800
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Licensed for 38 years, Rose Fay Arfa is a Appellate Law and Sex Crimes lawyer who attended Southwestern University School of Law... read more >
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California Board of Legal Specialization
Rose Fay Arfa
Board Certified Specialist in Appellate Law

Vincent Michael Imhoff

Vincent Michael Imhoff
Imhoff & Associates, P.C.
12424 Wilshire Blvd Suite 770
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Licensed for 17 years, Vincent Michael Imhoff is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Illinois IT Chicago-Kent College of Law... read more >
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cacj
California Attorneys for Criminal Justice
Vincent Michael Imhoff
Member

Michael Aaron Goldstein

Michael Aaron Goldstein
Goldstein Law Group
1645 Vine St #809
Los Angeles, CA 90028
Licensed for 23 years, Michael Aaron Goldstein is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended San Fernando Valley College of Law... read more >
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cacj
California Attorneys for Criminal Justice
Michael Aaron Goldstein
Member

Joseph Shemaria

Joseph Shemaria
9171 Wilshire Blvd Ste 500
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Licensed for 49 years, Joseph Shemaria is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended UCLA School of Law... read more >
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California Board of Legal Specialization
Joseph Shemaria
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law

Bruce Martin Margolin

Bruce Martin Margolin
Law Office of Bruce M. Margolin
Licensed for 52 years, Bruce Martin Margolin is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended Southwestern University School Of ... read more >
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National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
Bruce Martin Margolin
Lifetime Member,
Legal Committee

Leonard B. Levine

Leonard B. Levine
Levine Flier and Flier, LLC
16133 Ventura Blvd Ste 1140
Los Angeles, CA 91436
Licensed for 47 years, Leonard B. Levine is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended UCLA School Of Law... read more >
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California Attorneys for Criminal Justice
Leonard B. Levine
Sustaining Member

Paul Takakjian

Paul Takakjian
Takakjian & Sitkoff, LLP
11845 W Olympic Blvd Suite 1000
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Licensed for 40 years, Paul Takakjian is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Loyola Marymount University... read more >
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California Board of Legal Specialization
Paul Takakjian
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law

Steven Michael Cron

Steven Michael Cron
Cron, Israels & Stark
1541 Ocean Ave Suite 200
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Licensed for 45 years, Steven Michael Cron is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended UC Hastings College of Law... read more >
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California Board of Legal Specialization
Steven Michael Cron
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law

Roger Jon Diamond

Roger Jon Diamond
Law Ofice of Roger Jon Diamond
1717 4th St Fl 3
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Licensed for 52 years, Roger Jon Diamond is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended UCLA School of Law... read more >
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California Board of Legal Specialization
Roger Jon Diamond
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law

Donald Charles Randolph

Donald Charles Randolph
Randolph & Associates
1717 4th St Ste 300
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Licensed for 45 years, Donald Charles Randolph is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended USC Gould School of Law... read more >
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California Board of Legal Specialization
Donald Charles Randolph
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law

Edward Murray Robinson

Edward Murray Robinson
21515 Hawthorne Blvd # 665
Torrance, CA 90503
Licensed for 33 years, Edward Murray Robinson is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Southwestern Law School... read more >
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California Board of Legal Specialization
Edward Murray Robinson
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law

Darren Todd Kavinoky

Darren Todd Kavinoky
The Kavinoky Law Firm
16255 Ventura Blvd Ste 200
Encino, CA 91436
Licensed for 25 years, Darren Todd Kavinoky is a Marijuana Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended San Fernando Valley College of Law... read more >
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National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
Darren Todd Kavinoky
Lifetime Member

Stanley Irl Greenberg

Stanley Irl Greenberg
11845 W Olympic Blvd # 1000
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Licensed for 47 years, Stanley Irl Greenberg is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Missouri School of Law... read more >
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California Board of Legal Specialization
Stanley Irl Greenberg
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law

Robert Armin Schwartz

Robert Armin Schwartz
5670 Wilshire Blvd #1300
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Licensed for 43 years, Robert Armin Schwartz is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Southwestern Law School... read more >
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California Board of Legal Specialization
Robert Armin Schwartz
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law

Victoria Clemans

Victoria Clemans
Law Offices of Victoria Clemans
3550 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 1280
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Licensed for 16 years, Victoria Clemans is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended Univ of West Los Angeles... read more >
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nacdl
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Victoria Clemans
Member

Daniel R Perlman

Daniel R Perlman
Law Offices of Daniel R. Perlman
6464 W Sunset Blvd Suite 1030
Los Angeles, CA 90028
Licensed for 14 years, Daniel R Perlman is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended Catholic University of America, Columbu... read more >
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National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
Daniel R Perlman
Lifetime Member

Dmitry Gorin

Dmitry Gorin
Eisner Gorin LLP
14401 Sylvan St #112
Van Nuys, CA 91401
Licensed for 24 years, Dmitry Gorin is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended UCLA School of Law... read more >
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Mark K Rosenfeld

Mark K Rosenfeld
Law Office of Mark Rosenfeld
8200 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 200
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Licensed for 20 years, Mark K Rosenfeld is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended California Western School of Law... read more >
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DUI Defense Lawyers Association
Mark K Rosenfeld
Founding Member

Craig Sturm

Craig Sturm
Law office of Craig Sturm
1010 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 1415
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Licensed for 17 years, Craig Sturm is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Axion Lab/American Chemical Society... read more >
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DUI Defense Lawyers Association
Craig Sturm
Founding Member

Meital Manzuri

Meital Manzuri
Manzuri Law Office
468 Camden Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Licensed for 11 years, Meital Manzuri is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Buenos Aires... read more >

Alec Scott Rose

Alec Scott Rose
Law Office of Alec Rose
2800 28th St Suite 305
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Alec Scott Rose is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended UC Davis School of Law King Hall... read more >
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California Board of Legal Specialization
Alec Scott Rose
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law

Margaret Forbes Mendoza

Margaret Forbes Mendoza
Mattern & Mendoza, LLP
6601 Center Drive West Suite 500
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Licensed for 31 years, Margaret Forbes Mendoza is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Southwestern Law School... read more >
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California DUI Lawyers Association
Margaret Forbes Mendoza
Member

Zhao Liu

Zhao Liu
Law Offices of Lisa Z Liu, PC
200 S Garfield Ave Ste 103
Alhambra, CA 91801
Licensed for 8 years, Zhao Liu is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Michigan Law School - University of Michi... read more >
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California Board of Legal Specialization
Zhao Liu
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law

Jeremy Ian Lessem

Jeremy Ian Lessem
3450 Cahuenga Blvd Ste 102
Los Angeles, CA 90068
Licensed for 18 years, Jeremy Ian Lessem is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Michigan Law School - University of Michi... read more >
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California Board of Legal Specialization
Jeremy Ian Lessem
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law

Joseph Francis Walsh

Joseph Francis Walsh
205 S Broadway Ste 606
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Licensed for 44 years, Joseph Francis Walsh is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Southwestern Law School... read more >
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California Board of Legal Specialization
Joseph Francis Walsh
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law

Scott Ronald Spindel

Scott Ronald Spindel
Law Office of R Spindel
16255 Ventura Blvd Suite 1018
Encino, CA 91436
Licensed for 20 years, Scott Ronald Spindel is a DUI / DWI and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Thomas Jefferson School of Law... read more >
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DUI Defense Lawyers Association
Scott Ronald Spindel
Founding Member

R. J. Manuelian

R. J. Manuelian
Manuelian Law Firm
633 W 5th St, #2622
Los Angeles, CA 90007
Licensed for 17 years, R. J. Manuelian is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Massachusetts School of Law, Andover MA... read more >

Alan R Baum

Alan R Baum
Law Offices of Alan Baum
16501 Ventura Blvd Fl 4
Los Angeles, CA 91436
Licensed for 51 years, Alan R Baum is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended San Fernando Valley College of Law... read more >
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California Board of Legal Specialization
Alan R Baum
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law

Antonio Jose Bestard

Antonio Jose Bestard
Law Ofc Antonio J Bestard
333 W Mission Blvd Ste 110
Pomona, CA 91766
Licensed for 40 years, Antonio Jose Bestard is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of La Verne College of Law... read more >
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California Board of Legal Specialization
Antonio Jose Bestard
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law

Okorie C. Okorocha

Okorie C. Okorocha
California Legal Team
3940 Laurel Canyon Blvd. Suite 1038
Los Angeles, CA 91604
Licensed for 16 years, Okorie C. Okorocha is a DUI / DWI and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Whittier Law School... read more >
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National Board of Trial Advocacy
Okorie C. Okorocha
Board Certified Specialist in Civil Trial Advocacy

Evan Aylette Jenness

Evan Aylette Jenness
Law Offices of Evan A. Jenness
777 S. Figueroa Street Suite 4900
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Licensed for 31 years, Evan Aylette Jenness is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Columbia University Law School... read more >

Bradley William Brunon

Bradley William Brunon
11601 Wilshire Blvd Ste 1400
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Licensed for 50 years, Bradley William Brunon is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended UCLA School of Law... read more >
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California Board of Legal Specialization
Bradley William Brunon
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law

John Dulken Tyre

John Dulken Tyre
5200 N Irwindale Ave Ste 170
Irwindale, CA 91706
Licensed for 37 years, John Dulken Tyre is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Northrop Univ School of Law... read more >
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California Board of Legal Specialization
John Dulken Tyre
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law

Nina Marino

Nina Marino
9454 Wilshire Blvd Ste 902
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Licensed for 30 years, Nina Marino is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of La Verne College of Law... read more >
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California Board of Legal Specialization
Nina Marino
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law

Jacob Glucksman

Jacob Glucksman
Law Offices of Jacob Glucksman
10490 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Licensed for 13 years, Jacob Glucksman is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Pepperdine University School Of Law... read more >

Lisa H. Mattern

Lisa H. Mattern
Mattern & Mendoza, LLP
6601 Center Drive Suite 500
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Licensed for 24 years, Lisa H. Mattern is a Marijuana Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Loyola Law School - Loyola Marymount Uni... read more >
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National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
Lisa H. Mattern
Lifetime Member,
Legal Committee

Peter Larkin

Peter Larkin
PO Box 1628
Lomita, CA 90717
Licensed for 43 years, Peter Larkin is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Southwestern Law School... read more >
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California Board of Legal Specialization
Peter Larkin
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law

David Mark Wallin

David Mark Wallin
Law Ofc David M Wallin
41319 12th St W Ste 101
Palmdale, CA 93551
Licensed for 32 years, David Mark Wallin is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Univ of West Los Angeles... read more >
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California Board of Legal Specialization
David Mark Wallin
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law

Robert Stanley Ernenwein

Robert Stanley Ernenwein
The Law Offices of Robert Ernenwein, PC
1405 Crenshaw Blvd Fl 2
Torrance, CA 90501
Licensed for 35 years, Robert Stanley Ernenwein is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Whittier Law School... read more >
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California Board of Legal Specialization
Robert Stanley Ernenwein
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law

Ambrosio Rodriguez

Ambrosio Rodriguez
The Rodriguez Law Group
626 Wilshire Blvd Suite 460
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Licensed for 20 years, Ambrosio Rodriguez is a Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes lawyer who attended Georgetown University Law Center... read more >
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ncdd
National College for DUI Defense
Ambrosio Rodriguez
General Member

Debra Sarah White Palmer

Debra Sarah White Palmer
Law Offices of Debra S. White
21112 Ventura Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 91364
Licensed for 20 years, Debra Sarah White Palmer is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended UCLA School of Law... read more >
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California Board of Legal Specialization
Debra Sarah White Palmer
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law

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