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Robert Armin Schwartz

Robert Armin Schwartz

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense

About Me

Mr. Shwartz has been a Los Angeles criminal defense attorney for over 30 yrs. His ability, fluency and proficiency of criminal law is reflected by the respect he has garnered from his fellow criminal defense, prosecuting attorneys as well as judges. As a criminal defense attorney, Mr. Schwartz is actively interested in upholding the standards and practices of criminal law. He is the Recipient of the President's Special Award for defending death penalty cases. He lectures at criminal defense seminars on gang evidence. Mr. Shwartz challenges evidence derived from roadblocks, and wiretap evidence. It is also worth noting that he is an active member of the Criminal Justice Section of the American Bar association where the mission is to improve the criminal justice system and to serve its members, the profession and the public.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1976

  1. Criminal Defense: 100%



Free Consultation (120 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

11 total 

  • David Douglas Diamond

    I endorse this lawyer.


    David Diamond Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Mark George Cunningham

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Mark Cunningham Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Schwartz & Naderi

405 N. Maclay
Suite# 203
San Fernando, CA, 91340

Schwartz & Naderi

16000 Ventura Blvd.
Suite# 1208
Encino, CA, 91436





Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Criminal Defense Attorney of the YearLos Angeles County Bar Association2013
Jerry Geisler Award as trial attorney of the yearLos Angeles Criminal Courts Bar Association2007
Presidents Special Award for defending death penalty caseN/A2000
the President's AwardLos Angeles Criminal Courts Bar Association2000


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Los Angeles County Criminal Courts Bar AssociationPresident1993 - 1993
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationPast ChairN/A
California Attorneys for Criminal JusticeMemberN/A
American Inns of CourtMemberN/A
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
People v. MercadoAvoided Death Penalty
People v. HernandezAcquittal
People v. StolpeAcquittal

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southwestern University School Of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1976
University of WisconsinN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1973

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Los Angeles Criminal Courts Bar AssociationJury Selection,Tips from the Masters2015
Los Angeles County Public Defender and Alternate Public Defender's OfficeDefending Sex Crimes2015
ndigent Criminal Defense AppointmentsPanel Discussing Defending Sex Crimes2014
Indigent Criminal Defense AppointmentsSeminar on Strategies in Challenging Search Warrants2013
Los Angeles County Bar Association, Criminal Justice Section2005 Hot Topics in Criminal Law2005