Criminal Defense Attorney Serving Orange County & The Greater Los Angeles Area

Have you been charged with a crime? You may feel like there is no one on your side or you have no chance at freedom. As a board-certified Criminal Law Specialist, I will work diligently to make sure your voice is heard and your rights are vigorously protected so that you have a fair chance to pursue the best possible outcome.

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California Board-Certified Criminal Law Specialist

Formerly in law enforcement, I decided to pursue a law degree because I wanted to make a difference in the lives of others I interact with on a daily basis. I felt inspired to focus on the area of criminal defense because of my previous career experience. I truly believe that everyone is innocent until proven guilty, and I enjoy assisting my clients in that fight.

Some attorneys won’t take a case because they don’t think they will be able to win — I don’t work that way. I will do everything I can to help you reach a positive result.

California State Bar, 2007

Criminal Law Specialist – California Board of Legal Specialization, 2018

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Can a Defense Attorney Help?

Hiring a Lawyer Is Rarely the Wrong Decision

Throughout Orange County and the Los Angeles area, I have guided many clients toward a successful outcome with their criminal charge. I'll apply my years of experience and legal knowledge to create a compelling argument aimed at reducing or dropping your sentence.

Charged with a Crime? Here Are Some Tips:

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    Let Me Do the Talking

    The authorities may seem like they’re “on your side,” but that's rarely the case. Once I'm present, you can speak through me and I will make sure your voice is heard without saying the wrong thing.

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    Take a Deep Breath

    Interacting with detectives of law enforcement can feel overwhelming and could even spark anger towards them. I am here to be your advocate to ensure you receive fair treatment.

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    Patience is Key

    Creating an honest, accurate strategy for your unique situation takes time and effort. I will work hard to reach a positive result to save you time, energy, and stress in the long run.

Stand Up for Your Rights with Me at Your Side

Crimes I Have Defended

Violent Crimes

I can help you with your assault & battery, domestic violence, and sex crime charges by creating a plan that benefits you in the end so you can keep your freedom.

After-the-Fact Matters

Whether you’re looking to appeal your criminal conviction, need post-conviction relief, or have violated probation or parole, you need a knowledgeable attorney.

And Much More

I have exceptional experience working with a wide variety of criminal charges, such as DUI, drug crimes, asset forfeiture, theft, and white collar crimes.

Defending Your Rights Since 2007

If you truly love your job, you enjoy doing it even on the worst days — and that’s true for me. When the most difficult kinds of cases come across my desk, I work as hard as I can to assist my clients through the process. I proudly serve the areas surrounding Long Beach, Torrence, Carson, Lakewood, Huntington Beach, and Costa Mesa, California. Don't wait to put my experience to work for you.

Proudly serving Long Beach, Huntington Beach, Irvine, Lakewood, Orange County, CA, and the surrounding areas, including Santa Ana and Fountain Valley. Criminal Defense and White Collar Crime Lawyer in Orange County, Domestic Violence and Manslaughter Lawyer in Orange County.