Long Beach criminal defense attorney, Matthew Kaestner, brings over 27 years of criminal law experience to the defense of every criminal case. He is certified as a criminal law specialist by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. In 2013 he is one of only four attorneys with offices in Long Beach who are certified as criminal law specialists. Mr. Kaestner was recently a featured speaker before the Los Angeles County Bar Association's ICDA 2013 seminar. He was recently recogized on the National Registry of Exonerations for his work freeing a man wrongfully convicted by a Long Beach jury of murder. He has extensive experience and is expert in all areas of criminal law defense from misdemeanor cases to capital murder.
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I believe Matthew Kaestner is one of the most effective and diligent attorneys in the criminal defense bar. I am an appellate attorney and have had the opportunity to review transcripts of dozens of defense attorneys- Mr. Kaestner consistently provides top quality legal representation for his clients.
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|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|High Honors Trial Practice||Willamette University College of Law||1985|
|Criminal defense attorney||Alternate Defense Counsel||1989 - 1991|
|Deputy District Attorney||Los Angeles County District Attorney||1986 - 1989|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|State Bar of California||Member||1986 - Present|
|Long Beach Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|People v. Juan Herrera||Murder conviction reversed, case dismissed.|
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|ICDA Summer Seminar 2013||Defending A State Wiretap Case||2013|
|Willamette University College of Law||Law||N/A||N/A|
|University of the Pacific||N/A||N/A||N/A|