Ronald G. Brower, Attorney at Law, has been specializing exclusively in criminal law since he opened his legal practice in Orange County, California, in 1974. He is a 1970 graduate of the Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California, Berkeley, who then spent four years as a Deputy District Attorney in Orange and San Luis Obispo Counties.
During a career marked with high-profile successes, Ron has handled several thousand criminal cases and tried approximately 300 jury trials, including a large number of homicide cases. As testimony to the quality of his preparation and conduct of complex cases, Ron’s clients have included Orange County judges, politicians, private attorneys, public defenders, deputy district attorneys, and law enforcement officers. It was Ron, for example, who represented the entire Orange County District Attorney’s offce in the “Narcotic Slush Fund Case” against the Orange County Board of Supervisors.
Ron has testified in court as an expert in criminal law and procedure for both the prosecution and defense and produced a training film on psychiatric testimony. He is a featured speaker at legal seminars, colleges and universities, and law schools. In addition, he has sat as Judge Pro Tem in Orange County Municipal and Superior Courts.
Ron is a member of the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association, the Orange County Bar Association, the Los Angeles Trial Lawyers Association, the California Trial Lawyers Association, and the Society for Specialized Criminal Advocates. He has been admitted to the California State Courts Bar (Bar #047518), the Federal Bar, the United States Tax Court, the United States Court of Claims, and the United States Supreme Court.
A native of Long Beach, California, Ron is married and has three sons.
Licensed since 1971
There is simply no better attorney for criminal defense in Orange County than Ron Brower. Even among the many outstanding lawyers in Orange County, Ron stands head and shoulders above the rest. His experience, dedication and reputation allow him to garner the very best results for his clients.
Scott Petersen Litigation Attorney
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Brower is, without question, the top criminal defense lawyer in Orange County. Whether a case needs to go to jury trial, or needs to be resolved in some other fashion, he is the number one choice. He has been practicing in Orange County for over 35 years and uses his skills and experience to achieve the best possible results.
Mark Fredrick Criminal Defense Attorney
Relationship: Worked together on matter
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|AV Preeminent - Highest in Legal Ability & Ethical Standards||Lexis Nexis Martindale-Hubbell||2009|
|Top Attrorney in Orange County||Orange Coast Magazine||2007|
|Best Lawyers in America||Best Lawyers in America||2006|
|Distinguished Attorney "Who's Who" List||Global Register||2006|
|OC Best Lawyer||Orange County Best Lawyers||2006|
|Best Lawyers in America||Best Lawyers in America||2005|
|OC Best Lawyer||Orange County Best Lawyers||2005|
|Temporary Judge||Orange County Superior Court||1976 - 1976|
|Temporary Judge of Juvenile Court||Orange County Superior Court||1975 - 1975|
|Attorney||Law Offices of Ronald G. Brower||1974 - Present|
|Deputy District Attorney||Office of the District Attorney||1971 - 1974|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Orange County Trial Lawyers Association||Member||1974 - Present|
|Orange County Bar Association||Member||1974 - Present|
|Los Angeles Trial Lawyers Association||Member||1974 - Present|
|California Trial Lawyers Association||Member||1974 - Present|
|Society for Specialized Criminal Advocates||Member||1974 - Present|
|State Bar of California||Member||1970 - Present|
|Los Angles Times||"No Retrial for Mom Charged in Girl's Death"||2008|
|Los Angeles Times||"Mother Faces Trial in Girl's '69 Death"||2005|
|Fox News||"Hung Jury Declared in Case of Former Cop"||2003|
|Los Angeles Times||"Baugh Attorneys Assail Case Against Him"||1997|
|Los Angeles Times||"Freed O.C. Man Goes Home to Tearful Reunion"||1996|
|Los Angeles Times||"A Legal Player With The Inside Edge: Ronald Brower Works His Connections for Clients"||1995|
|People Magazine||"A Fertility Nightmare"||1995|
|Los Angeles Times||"3 Slender Brothers Freed by Court of All Charges in Shooting"||1986|
|University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1970|
|California State University||Psychology||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1967|