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Ann Anat Gottesman

Ann Anat Gottesman

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI

About Me

I am a passionate, caring defense attorney that has ALWAYS been interested in only one area of law-criminal defense and DUI defense.  Prior to starting my own law practice, I worked for the County of Riverside as a Public Defender as well as for a private criminal appellate law firm and general practice firm in Los Angeles.  I'm dedicated to my clients' cases and always remind myself how I like to be treated when seeking the help of a professional; whether it be a doctor, lawyer, business owner or government worker. 

I'm knowledgeable about my legal practice area and continue to learn everything I can about new laws and court rulings that may affect my clients' legal rights.I make myself available to my clients after hours and on weekends; times when most attorneys don't pick up their phones. I truley care about the outcome and the consequences a criminal case has on my client and his or her family.

I'm here to help if you are facing criminal charges, and will do my best to protect your constitutional rights.



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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2006

  1. Criminal Defense: 55%
    9 years
  2. DUI & DWI: 45%
    9 years



Retainer (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

39 total 

  • Sholeh Iravantchi

    Ms. Gottesman cares deeply about her clients and advocates for them fiercely. Her professionalism is recognized by all the people that work with her.


    Sholeh Iravantchi Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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    have had the pleasure of knowing Ann for over six years. Ever since I've known her, she has always shown interest in criminal law and compassion for those who are faced with criminal prosecution. She is quite attentive to her clients' legal needs and never lacks zeal in zealously fighting for her clients' rights. Her compassion towards those facing prosecution, her geniune interest in the best outcome of her clients, and her legal knowledge makes her an excellent attorney. As a criminal attorney, she has always displayed genuine interest in her clients no matter how big or the small case may be. Should any of my friends or family members be in an unfortuate situation with the law and need a criminal defense attorney to represent them, I would not hesitate to recommend Ann.


    Lisa Oh
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Law Office of Ann Gottesman

740 E. Colorado Blvd.
Suite 204
Pasadena, CA, 91101



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
President's AwardCalifornia DUI Lawyers Association2014

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
criminal defense attorneyLAW OFFICE OF ANN GOTTESMAN2008 - Present
Public Defender attorneyRiverside Public Defenders Office2007 - 2008
AssociateLaw Office of Michael Cabrera2005 - 2007
Law ClerkMarilee Marshall & Associates2004 - 2006

Association NamePosition NameDuration
San Gabriel Valley Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
Pasadena Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
California DUI Lawyers Associationmember2010 - Present
California Public Defenders AssociationMember2007 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar Associationmember2006 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
People v. MoralesCase Dismissed
People v. SandersFelony with prior strike reduced to Misdemeanor
People v. RivasProbation for Sex Offense on 11 yr old child

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Publication NameTitleDate
new supreme court cases Law Office of Ann Gottesman BlogNew Supreme Court Case Cell Phone Search2014

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southwestern University School of LawlawJD - Juris Doctor2005
California State UniversityPsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1999

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
DUI, DMV and IIDUnderage DUI and DMV license suspension2015