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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.


Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 100%
    45 years

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  • Michael S. Waddington

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


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  • Kenneth Thomas Demmerle

    Ron Brower is a first rate criminal defense attorney. He is knowledgeable, highly skilled and well know throughout Southern California. I have and will continue to refer potential clients to him for quality legal representation.


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Contact info

Law Office of Ronald G. Brower

1043 Civic Center Drive.
Suite 200
Santa Ana, CA, 92703-2384


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent - Highest in Legal Ability & Ethical StandardsLexis Nexis Martindale-Hubbell2009
Top Attrorney in Orange CountyOrange Coast Magazine2007
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2006
Distinguished Attorney "Who's Who" ListGlobal Register2006
OC Best LawyerOrange County Best Lawyers2006
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2005
OC Best LawyerOrange County Best Lawyers2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyLaw Offices of Ronald G. Brower1974 - Present
Temporary JudgeOrange County Superior Court1976 - 1976
Temporary Judge of Juvenile CourtOrange County Superior Court1975 - 1975
Deputy District AttorneyOffice of the District Attorney1971 - 1974
Association namePosition nameDuration
Orange County Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1974 - Present
Orange County Bar AssociationMember1974 - Present
Los Angeles Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1974 - Present
California Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1974 - Present
Society for Specialized Criminal AdvocatesMember1974 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1970 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
PEOPLE v. SCOTT B.Case dismissed.
United States v. Ricardo A., M.D.N/A
People v. Kevin G.Defendant released by Writ of Habeas Corpus.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1970
California State UniversityPsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1967