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James Stephen Sweeney

Practice Areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 50%
    38 years, 6.5 thousand cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 50%
    38 years, 12 thousand cases



Fixed (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • Peter John Marek

    37 years of practicing criminal law is what we call experienced. As a former public defender his training decades ago gives him a distinct advantage over other counsel. Experience counts! His avvo rating should be a 10 due to experience alone. If you are in or near Mission Viejo do yourself a favor and call him for a consultation.


    Peter Marek Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Nicholas William Christoph

    I have known Mr. Sweeney since I started practicing law and he is one of the best. He has an outstanding reputation among Orange County courts and is respected by judges, prosecutors, and his peers. A great attorney who gets results.


    Nicholas Christoph Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

James S.Sweeney Attorney at Law

27401 Los Altos
Suite 260
Mission Viejo, CA, 92691



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2014
Hghest Pofessional & Ehical RatingMartindale-Hubbell2009
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Deputy Public DefenderOrange County Public Defender1977 - 1980
Association NamePosition NameDuration
State Bar of CaliforniaMemberN/A
Newyork Bar AssociationMemberN/A
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Brooklyn Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1976
Georgetown University School of Foreign ServiceInternational Economic AffairsN/A1972