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I have been a criminal defense attorney since 1996 fighting for those who have been wrongly accused, or over charged, while demystifying the court and dmv systems.  For the first 8 years of practicing criminal defense, I handled everything from the simplist disturbing the peace case to the more grusome gang shootings and murders.  Now, my practice consists primarily of providing criminal defense to those charged with an offense related to alcohol, drugs, thefts and assaults.  For almost 6 years, DUIs have made up the majority of my caseload.  If you have any questions about your particular case and my experience, please call me for a free consultation (949)275-6377. 


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Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 60%
    19 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 40%
    19 years



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  • Darren O'Leary Aitken

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  • Aaron Todd Hicks

    I can't speak highly enough of Rosanne. A+ criminal defense attorney. You can't go wrong hiring her to help you.


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
ChampionOrange County Grand Prix2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Associate AttorneyLaw Offices of Lawrence Taylor2004 - 2011
Deputy Public DefenderMerced County Public Defender1996 - 2004
Association namePosition nameDuration
Orange County Lavender Bar AssociationPresident2010 - Present
Orange County Women Lawyers AssociationMember2008 - Present
Orange County Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
California Attorneys for Criminal JusticeMember2007 - Present
Orange County Solo Small Firm SectionSecretary2007 - Present
National College of DUI DefenseMember2004 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1995 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
People v. John Doe.17 .17 DUI case dismissed after a hung jury trial
People v. J.F.Client found NOT GUILTY of Domestic Violence
People v. M.P.Case dismissed
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Publication nameTitleDate
The Gavel (OCTLA)Criminal Law For The Civil Attorney2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New College of California School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
University of California - DavisEnglish LiteratureBA - Bachelor of Arts1991
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Is it really safe to be "out" at work in Orange County?Panel Discussion from Out Lawyers2010
Democracy for America, Orange CountyProposition 8N/A