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Gary Michael Pohlson

Gary Michael Pohlson

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Violent Crime, White Collar Crime, DUI & DWI, Administrative Law

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1975

  1. Administrative Law: 20%
  2. DUI & DWI: 20%
  3. White Collar Crime: 20%
  4. Violent Crime: 20%
  5. Criminal Defense: 20%

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Michael Stewart Phillips

    This is one of the most experienced and capable attorneys in Orange County. I represented his robbery client in a contemporaneous DUI. His reserved confidence and deep knowledge of criminal law guided his client to the best outcome via the wisest route and with the least strife. He is a regular presence in all of the OC courts. If you hurt or killed someone, hire Mr. Pohlson.


    Michael Phillips DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • H Dean Steward

    Gary is one of the best. I've worked with him on a number of cases- he's hard working and experienced in all phases of criminal defense. He's a true professional.


    H Steward Federal Crime Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Law Office of Gary M. Pohlson

4100 Newport Place Dr.
Suite 550
Newport Beach, CA, 92660-1407




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2015
Super Lawyers of Southern CaliforniaLos Angeles Magazine2009
Criminal Trial Lawyer of the YearOrange County Trial Lawyers Association1999

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PrincipleLaw Offices of Gary M. Pohlson2014 - Present
PartnerLaw Offices of Pohlson & Moorhead1980 - 2014


Association NamePosition NameDuration
American College of Trial LawyersFellow2015 - 2015
Orange County Bar AssociationPresident1995 - 1995
Orange County Bar AssociationBoard of Directors1986 - 1997
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of CaliforniaMemberN/A
Orange County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Orange County Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Federal Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Public Law CenterBoard of DirectorsN/A


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California at Los Angeles School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1975
Santa Clara UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1972