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Max Benjamin Gorby

Max Benjamin Gorby

Practice areas:

DUI & DWI, Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence

About Me

Max Gorby graduated
with honors from the University of Southern California in 1995.  He then
received his law degree from Suffolk University Law School in Boston, MA in
1998.  It was there that he volunteered his time working in the
prosecutors office to learn how they prosecute DUI's.  Once he learned the
strategies of the state to prosecute DUI's, he returned to Los Angeles and
applied those same strategies to successfully defend Drunk Driving cases in Los


In 2009, Mr. Gorby received a
certificate of completion in a scientific class regarding the Science of the
Breathalyzer Machine from Drivers Safety School.  Max Gorby is a Los Angeles DUI lawyer who handles all aspects of
California DUI Defenses, including arrests, trials, hearings, DMV issues and
evidentiary admissibility questions.  Mr.  Gorby is solely dedicated
to helping his clients by furthering his role as a Los Angeles DUI defense


Languages Spoken: Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1998

  1. DUI & DWI: 34%
    17 years, 750 cases
  2. Domestic Violence: 33%
    17 years, 500 cases
  3. Criminal Defense: 33%
    17 years, 1 thousand cases



Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

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    I endorse this lawyer. Max has the natural instincts that you want in a criminal defense lawyer. He's quick on his feet, smart, pragmatic, creative, and passionately aggressive in his advocacy. I highly recommend him.


    Brian Molinari
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Rose Fay Arfa

    I endorse this lawyer. He really works hard for his clients and he gets great results!


    Rose Arfa Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

710 Wilshire Blvd #420
Santa Monica, CA, 90401



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Master Level in Science of Breathalyzer machineDrivers Safety School2009
Outstanding contributor in DictaSuffolk University Law School1997

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PresidentLaw offices of Max B. Gorby1998 - Present
Attorney under supervisionCertified law clerk public defender office in Boston, Ma1998 - 1998
Law ClerkHonorable Antonio Barreto1997 - 1997

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Supreme Court of CaliforniaMember1998 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1998 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMember1998 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1998 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
People v. FlanniganCharge reduced to tresspassing
People Vs. GarzaCase Dismissed
People Vs. GonzalezSpeed Exhibition

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Publication NameTitleDate
Drivers Safety School core curriculumHow to expunge a DUIN/A

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Suffolk Univ Law Schoolcriminal defense specialtylaw1998
Univ of Southern CalifIternational Relationsundergraduate1995

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Drug ConvictionsIs there a difference between PC1000 and Prop 362011
Drivers Safety SchoolWhy did the DMV and Court treat me differently?2011
Family Harmony SchoolDomestic Violence charges2010