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 12 months 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 over 1 year 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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Showing 2 of 14 peer endorsements

Matthew J Ruff
Matthew Ruff

Torrance, CA

About 1 month ago

Relationship: Worked together on matter

I met Margaret when I was defending a domestic violence case in Los Angeles, she is a real fighter.
Christian K. Lassen II
Christian Lassen

Philadelphia, PA

7 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community.
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1988 License Status: Active for the state of California.
Last updated by Avvo: 03/18/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2011 – present

Mattern & Mendoza, LLP


Showing 1 of 2 degrees

1987 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

Southwestern Univ SOL


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2013 Admitted to Practice

United States Central Court, Central District of California


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2013- present Attorney Member

California Attorneys for Criminal Justice

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Showing 2 of 2 publications

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"