Ronald Michael Cordova

Ronald Michael Cordova

Criminal Defense Attorney

Irvine, CA





No Misconduct


German , Spanish , Swedish

About Me

Drawing on his wealth of experience as a former California state legislator and Orange County deputy district attorney, Ron Cordova has achieved outstanding results in even the most difficult and challenging cases. Ron has represented clients in 29 states and the District of Columbia as well as several foreign countries and has tried more than 150 cases in state and federal courts throughout the...

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Practice Areas

Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Check, Credit Card


Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes), Hourly ($375-$450/hour), Retainer (Always)

Client Reviews

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Ron Cordova's quick mastery of the complex intricacies of the case led to a successful and reasonable outcome

Posted by: a Litigation client almost 6 years ago.

Ron is simply brilliant and devoted to maintaining integrity throughout the case. He is masterful when explaining the case to the judge and was often...

Best attorney ever

Posted by: a Criminal Defense client over 3 years ago.

Ron is the best lawyer I have ever had. He is extremely intelligent with outstanding people skill. He is very knowledgeable and experienced with the...
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Showing 2 of 7 peer endorsements

Michael S. Waddington
Michael Waddington

Evans, GA

About 2 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse Ronald. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.
Richard Gaines Heston
Richard Heston

Irvine, CA

About 3 years ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I have known Ron since 1974, a span of 37 years. And "no", I am not that old. I was privileged to serve an externship under Ron's supervision while...
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1972 License Status: Active for the state of California.
Last updated by Avvo: 06/17/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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1973 – 1976

the Orange County District Attorney's Office


Showing 1 of 4 degrees

1972 law in international law

USC Law School


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2013 Preeminent Lawyer

Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers


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1979- present member

Orange County Bar Association

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Showing 2 of 2 publications

1977 The California State Bar and Parkinson's Law

California District Attorneys Association - Prosecutor's Brief

1975 In re Yurko: Portent or Anomaly?

Orange County Bar Association

Speaking Engagements

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2013 American Criminal Law

at Visiting Professor, University of Maribor (Slovenia)

2013 The Development of Criminal Law in Common Law Jurisdictions

at Visiting Professor, Masaryk University (Brno, Czech Republic)

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