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CaliforniaCriminal Defense Lawyers in Orange, California

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 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 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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Zachary McCready

Zachary McCready
McCready Law Group
3701 Long Beach Bl #324
Long Beach, CA 90807
Call 562-364-7350
Zachary "Zack" McCready is an attorney with McCready & Associates in Long Beach, California. He is an experienced attorney for civil litigat... read more >
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cbls
State Bar of California
Zachary McCready
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law
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cdla
California DUI Lawyers Association
Zachary McCready
Member
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cacj
California Attorneys for Criminal Justice
Zachary McCready
Member
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nacdl
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Zachary McCready
Member
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calaw-crim
California Lawyers Association, Criminal Law Section
Zachary McCready
Member

Daniel R Perlman

Daniel R Perlman
Law Offices of Daniel R. Perlman
6464 W Sunset Blvd Suite 1030
Los Angeles, CA 90028
Call 213-513-8324
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National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
Daniel R Perlman
Lifetime Member
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nacdl
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Daniel R Perlman
Member
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ncdd
National College for DUI Defense
Daniel R Perlman
General Member

Top Rated Drug Defense Attorney in Los Angeles, CA... read more >

Ronald L Freeman

Ronald L Freeman
The Law Office of Ronald L. Freeman
633 W. Fifth St 28th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Call 951-525-5610
Overcoming Your Legal Obstacles... read more >
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American Immigration Lawyers Association
Ronald L Freeman
Member
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nacdl
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Ronald L Freeman
Member

Joseph Abrams

Joseph Abrams
Law Office of Joseph Abrams
2400 E. Katella Avenue Suite 825
Anaheim, CA 92806
Call 714-883-9822
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calaw-crim
California Lawyers Association, Criminal Law Section
Joseph Abrams
Member

Federal and State Criminal Defense and Sentence Mitigation Law Firm Serving Orange County and all of Southern California... read more >

David Jean Kaloyanides

David Jean Kaloyanides
David J.P. Kaloyanides, A Professional Law Corporation
15338 Central Ave
Chino, CA 91710
Licensed for 29 years, David Jean Kaloyanides is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Loyola Law School - Loyola Marymount University... read more >

Graham D Donath

Graham D Donath
Law Offices of Graham Donath, A.P.C.
4229 Main Street
Riverside, CA 92501
Licensed for 15 years, Graham D Donath is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended UC Hastings College of Law... read more >

Harland William Braun

Harland William Braun
Law Offices of Harland W. Braun
1880 Century Park E Suite 710
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Licensed for 53 years, Harland William Braun is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of California at Los Angeles, California... read more >

Richard Alan Hutton

Richard Alan Hutton
301 E. Colorado Blvd Suite 301
Pasadena, CA 91101
Licensed for 50 years, Richard Alan Hutton is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended UCLA School of Law... read more >

Mark R. McDonald

Mark R. McDonald
The Law Offices of Mark Raymond McDonald
1100 Town and Country Road Suite 1250
Orange, CA 92868
Licensed for 31 years, Mark R. McDonald is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended McGeorge School Of Law University of the Pacific... read more >

David Douglas Diamond

David Douglas Diamond
Law Offices of David D. Diamond
1055 Wilshire Blvd Suite 1996
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Licensed for 21 years, David Douglas Diamond is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended Southwestern School of Law, SCAL... read more >

Jacqueline Goodman

Jacqueline Goodman
Law Offices of Jacqueline Goodman
712 N. Harbor Blvd
Fullerton, CA 92832
Licensed for 27 years, Jacqueline Goodman is a Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes lawyer who attended Western State College of Law at Argo... read more >

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 35 years, Matthew Garth Kaestner is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of the Pacific... read more >

Robert Stanley Ernenwein

Robert Stanley Ernenwein
The Law Offices of Robert Ernenwein, PC
1405 Crenshaw Blvd Fl 2
Torrance, CA 90501
Licensed for 37 years, Robert Stanley Ernenwein is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Whittier Law School... read more >

Alan Eisner

Alan Eisner
Eisner Gorin LLP
1875 Century Park E #705
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Licensed for 35 years, Alan Eisner is a Criminal Defense and White Collar Crime lawyer who attended Loyola Law School... read more >

Virginia Louise Landry

Virginia Louise Landry
Law Offices of Virginia L. Landry, Inc.
23046 Avenida De La Carlota Suite 125
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
Licensed for 32 years, Virginia Louise Landry is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended National College for DUI Defense, Inc... read more >

Errol Henry Stambler

Errol Henry Stambler
10880 Wilshire Blvd Suite 1050
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Licensed for 48 years, Errol Henry Stambler is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Oklahoma College of Law... read more >

Jeffrey Donald Kent

Jeffrey Donald Kent
McDonnell & Kent
418 East La Habra Boulevard
La Habra, CA 90631
Licensed for 29 years, Jeffrey Donald Kent is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Western State Univ College of Law... read more >

Rose Fay Arfa

Rose Fay Arfa
10100 Santa Monica Blvd. Ste. 800
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Licensed for 40 years, Rose Fay Arfa is a Appellate Law and Sex Crimes lawyer who attended Southwestern University School of Law... read more >

James Michael Crawford

James Michael Crawford
528 N Glassell St
Orange, CA 92867
Licensed for 27 years, James Michael Crawford is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Western State College of Law at Argosy University... read more >

Vincent Michael Imhoff

Vincent Michael Imhoff
Imhoff & Associates, P.C.
12424 Wilshire Blvd Suite 770
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Licensed for 19 years, Vincent Michael Imhoff is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Illinois IT Chicago-Kent College of Law... read more >

David Stephen Kestenbaum

David Stephen Kestenbaum
Kestenbaum Law Group
14401 Sylvan Street 100
Van Nuys, CA 91401
Licensed for 42 years, David Stephen Kestenbaum is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Southwestern University School of Law... read more >

Kristin Alecia Erickson

Kristin Alecia Erickson
Law Office of Kristin A Erickson
8502 E Chapman Ave Ste 305
Orange, CA 92869
Licensed for 29 years, Kristin Alecia Erickson is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Western State College of Law at Argosy University... read more >

Dmitry Gorin

Dmitry Gorin
Eisner Gorin LLP
1999 Avenue of the Stars 11th Fl.
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Licensed for 26 years, Dmitry Gorin is a Criminal Defense and White Collar Crime lawyer who attended UCLA School of Law... read more >

Joseph Shemaria

Joseph Shemaria
9171 Wilshire Blvd Ste 500
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Licensed for 51 years, Joseph Shemaria is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended UCLA School of Law... read more >

Kiarash Feyzjou

Kiarash Feyzjou
Kia Feyzjou Law Firm
4275 Main St
Riverside, CA 92501
Licensed for 21 years, Kiarash Feyzjou is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Pepperdine University School of Law... read more >

Michael Aaron Goldstein

Michael Aaron Goldstein
Goldstein Law Group
1645 Vine St #809
Los Angeles, CA 90028
Licensed for 25 years, Michael Aaron Goldstein is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended San Fernando Valley College of Law... read more >

Barry Thomas Simons

Barry Thomas Simons
Law Offices of Barry T. Simons
260 St Ann's Dr
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Licensed for 49 years, Barry Thomas Simons is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended New York Law School... read more >

Edward Ray Flores

Edward Ray Flores
Law Office of Edward R. Flores
1421 E Chapman Ave
Orange, CA 92866
Licensed for 28 years, Edward Ray Flores is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended James E. Rogers College of Law - University of Arizona... read more >

Bruce Martin Margolin

Bruce Martin Margolin
Law Office of Bruce M. Margolin
8484 Wilshire Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Licensed for 54 years, Bruce Martin Margolin is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended Southwestern University School Of ... read more >

Paul Takakjian

Paul Takakjian
Takakjian & Sitkoff, LLP
11845 W Olympic Blvd Suite 1000
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Licensed for 42 years, Paul Takakjian is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Loyola Marymount University... read more >

Brian Neal Gurwitz

Brian Neal Gurwitz
1422 Edinger Ave Ste 100
Tustin, CA 92780
Licensed for 27 years, Brian Neal Gurwitz is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended McGeorge School of Law - University of the Pacific... read more >

Richard Michael Wilner

Richard Michael Wilner
Wilner & O'Reilly, APLC
333 City Blvd West Suite 1918
Orange, CA 92868
Licensed for 25 years, Richard Michael Wilner is a Immigration Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended McGeorge School Of Law Universi... read more >

Edward Murray Robinson

Edward Murray Robinson
21515 Hawthorne Blvd # 665
Torrance, CA 90503
Licensed for 35 years, Edward Murray Robinson is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Southwestern Law School... read more >

Victoria Clemans

Victoria Clemans
Law Offices of Victoria Clemans
3550 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 1280
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Licensed for 18 years, Victoria Clemans is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended Univ of West Los Angeles... read more >

Robert Armin Schwartz

Robert Armin Schwartz
5670 Wilshire Blvd #1300
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Licensed for 45 years, Robert Armin Schwartz is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Southwestern Law School... read more >

Manuel Jess Barba

Manuel Jess Barba
Law Offices of Manuel J Barba
3800 Orange St Suite 100
Riverside, CA 92501
Licensed for 22 years, Manuel Jess Barba is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Western State University College of Law... read more >

Mark K Rosenfeld

Mark K Rosenfeld
Law Office of Mark Rosenfeld
8200 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 200
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Licensed for 22 years, Mark K Rosenfeld is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended California Western School of Law... read more >

Rudolph Ernst Loewenstein

Rudolph Ernst Loewenstein
5031 Birch St Ste 100
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Licensed for 43 years, Rudolph Ernst Loewenstein is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended McGeorge School of Law - University of the Pacif... read more >

Andrew Marc Stein

Andrew Marc Stein
Law Offices of Andrew Stein
9944 Flower St
Bellflower, CA 90706
Licensed for 43 years, Andrew Marc Stein is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of San Diego School of Law... read more >

Joshua P. Visco

Joshua P. Visco
Criminal Defense Attorney Josh Visco
8333 Foothill Blvd Suite 100
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
Licensed for 15 years, Joshua P. Visco is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Thomas Jefferson School Of Law... read more >

Paul Grech Jr

Paul Grech Jr
7095 Indiana Ave Ste 200
Riverside, CA 92506
Licensed for 39 years, Paul Grech Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Southwestern Law School... read more >

Lynne Marie Patterson

Lynne Marie Patterson
Law Offices of Lynne Patterson
14121 Beach Blvd
Westminster, CA 92683
Licensed for 31 years, Lynne Marie Patterson is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Loyola Law School - Loyola Marymount University... read more >

Douglas Miranda

Douglas Miranda
Miranda Rights Law Firm
445 S Figueroa St #2980
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Licensed for 16 years, Douglas Miranda is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Western State College of Law at Argosy University... read more >

Paul Leonidas Lin

Paul Leonidas Lin
The Lin Law Office Inc.
3801 University Ave Suite 265
Riverside, CA 92501
Licensed for 6 years, Paul Leonidas Lin is a Criminal Defense and Probation Violations lawyer who attended California Southern LS... read more >

Zhao Liu

Zhao Liu
Law Offices of Lisa Z Liu, PC
200 S Garfield Ave Ste 103
Alhambra, CA 91801
Licensed for 10 years, Zhao Liu is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Michigan Law School - University of Michigan... read more >

Neeraj Dayal Singh

Neeraj Dayal Singh
333 City Blvd W Ste 1750
Orange, CA 92868
Licensed for 7 years, Neeraj Dayal Singh is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Whittier Law School... read more >

Lisa H. Mattern

Lisa H. Mattern
The Mattern Law Firm, APC
11111 Santa Monica Boulevard Suite 1700
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Licensed for 26 years, Lisa H. Mattern is a Criminal Defense and Sex Crimes lawyer who attended Loyola Law School - Loyola Marymount Univer... read more >

Kenneth Alan Reed

Kenneth Alan Reed
Law Office of Kenneth Alan Reed
406 W 4th St
Santa Ana, CA 92701
Licensed for 10 years, Kenneth Alan Reed is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Western State College of Law at Argosy University... read more >

Craig Sturm

Craig Sturm
Artz & Sturm Law Group
1010 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 1415
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Licensed for 19 years, Craig Sturm is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Axion Lab/American Chemical Society... read more >

Elia A Naqvi

Elia A Naqvi
The Law Offices of Elia Naqvi
600 W Santa Ana Blvd Suite 910
Anaheim, CA 92701
Licensed for 21 years, Elia A Naqvi is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Univ of Western Ontario... read more >
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Criminal Defense Specialty Areas

Criminal Defense Specialty Areas

CBLS Board Certification in Criminal Law - The California Board of Legal Specialization certifies lawyers as specialists in criminal law. Attorney must show substantial experience, completion of specific task requirements, pass an examination, submit to peer review, and show completion of continuing education requirements in criminal law.


Criminal Defense Specialty Areas

NBLSC Certification in Criminal Trial Advocacy - The National Board of Legal Specialty Certification is accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) to certify attorneys as specialists in criminal trial advocacy.



Nonprofit Legal Associations

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Founded in 1958, NACDL is the largest organization for criminal defense lawyers fighting to preserve fairness within America's criminal justice system. The organization has more than 10,000 direct members including criminal defense attorneys in private practice, public defenders in state or federal court, U.S. military defense counsel, law professors and judges.


California Attorneys for Criminal Justice

CACJ works to preserve due process and defend the rights of the accused while providing quality continuing legal education courses to criminal defense lawyers in the State of California.


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