Margaret Forbes Mendoza

Margaret Forbes Mendoza

Criminal Defense Attorney

Los Angeles, CA





No Misconduct


Spanish , English

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About Me

Ms. Mendoza has represented clients in Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside and Orange counties, charged with such offenses as: Attempted murder, Assault and Battery, Criminal Threats, Possession of Weapons, Sexual Battery, Lewd Conduct and Indecent Exposure, Child Molestation and Pornography, Counterfeiting, Robbery, Conspiracy, Burglary, Drug Trafficking and Manufacturing, Marijuana...

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Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Client Reviews

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Meg Mendoza is a knowledgable attorney you can trust!

Posted by: Sue over 1 year ago.

I have know Meg for some time. When a need for an attorney rose, I contacted Meg because of her integrity and work ethic. She did everything and...

Best legal representation in Los Angeles County

Posted by: Thomas about 2 years ago.

Five months ago I hired Margaret Mendoza's law partner, Lisa Mattern. Both women have many years of experience. Mrs. Mendoza was present for the...
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Peter John Marek
Peter Marek

Stockton, CA

19 days ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

26 years of practicing law with 11 of those as a deputy public defender is experienced. Her knowledge of law and procedure is stellar. Clients love...
Gay Tokie Lathrom
Gay Lathrom

Torrance, CA

3 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I have known Margaret personally and professionally for many years. She is an exceptional lawyer--skilled, caring and extremely diligent. I have...
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1988 License Status: Active for the state of California.
Last updated by Avvo: 09/18/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2008 – 2009

Bird and Bird, APLC


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1987 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

Southwestern Univ SOL


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2014 Top 100 Trial Lawyers

National Trial Lawyers


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1988- present Attorney Member

State Bar of California

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2013 What are Your Speedy Trial Rights

2013 Your Version of Events in a DUI case

Speaking Engagements

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2013 Veterans and Veterans' Families

at "Step Together for Success"