John Wood Bussman

John Wood Bussman

Criminal Defense Attorney

Santa Ana, CA





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About Me

John Bussman earned a Juris Doctor from the University of San Diego School of Law and studied political science at the University of Oregon. He has extensive experience in defending against all types of criminal matters, including DUIs, drug crimes, sex offenses, domestic violence, probation / parole violations and 3-strikes cases. John Bussman currently practices criminal defense...

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Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Fixed (Always), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Client Reviews

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Posted by: David about 2 years ago.

John is a great attorney. He is knowledgeable, honest and very blunt, but thats what you need in a lawyer.Someone who wont beat around the bush.He...

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Posted by: ES over 2 years ago.

John was highly recommended to me by a friend. I called left a message and within 2 minutes he was talking me through the proceedings I was going to...
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Showing 2 of 6 peer endorsements

Aaron Todd Hicks
Aaron Hicks

Santa Ana, CA

7 days ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse Mr. Bussman. He is one of the best criminal defense attorneys that I've come across. He is always willing to go to the mat with the DA's...
Michael S. Waddington
Michael Waddington

Evans, GA

5 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse John. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.
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2009 License Status: Active for the state of California.
Last updated by Avvo: 09/17/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2012 – present

The Law Offices of John W. Bussman


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2009 Juris Doctor in

University of San Diego School of Law


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2009 Commendation for Pro Bono Service

University of San Diego


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American Bar Association

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2011 Founder / Administrator

SoCal Law Blog

2010 Alternative Sentencing Options for Non-Violent Drug Offenders (article)

The Criminal Justice Experience, by Professor Laura Berend