Brian Neal Gurwitz

Brian Neal Gurwitz

Criminal Defense Attorney
Tustin, CA




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About Me

Brian Gurwitz, a former Senior Deputy District Attorney in Orange County, prosecuted criminal cases for nearly 13 years before entering private practice in 2007. As a prosecutor, he played a key role inmany of the most contentious, high-profile cases in the County's history. This expertise is invaluable to the clients who retain Mr. Gurwitz to represent them when they are accused of criminal...

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Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Fixed (Always), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Client Reviews

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An Experienced Lawyer with Ethics

Posted by: a Criminal Defense client about 5 years ago.

I found Brian Gurwitz through a search engine while trying to find a decent attorney. I spoke to a handful of attorneys before him, most of whom were...

The best experience with any lawyer i've ever had.

Posted by: a Criminal Defense client almost 5 years ago.

Brian Neal Gurwitz is the best lawyer i have ever had. He possesses a superior knowledge of the law, he is cunning and aggressive. He will defend...
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Michael Laurence Fell
Michael Fell

Irvine, CA

Almost 5 years ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Brian is one of the brightest attorneys I have ever had the privilege of knowing. Not only is he committed to staying current on the law, but he has...
Scott Kenneth Petersen
Scott Petersen

Sarasota, FL

About 5 years ago

Relationship: Co-worker

Brian and I worked together in the Orange County District Attorney's Office. Even as a new prosecutor, Brian quickly developed a reputation as a "...
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1994 License Status: Active for the state of California.
Last updated by Avvo: 12/18/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2007 – 2008

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP


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1994 law in

McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific


Showing 1 of 17 awards

2012 Top OC Criminal Defense Attorneys

OC Metro Magazine


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1994- present Member

Orange County Bar Association

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Showing 2 of 5 publications

2007 Has the three Strikes Law Been Properly Implemented Since Its Enactment or Has It Been Abused?

The Journal for the Advancement of Criminal Justice

2007 Resign, Sheriff Carona

The Los Angeles Times

Speaking Engagements

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2013 Winning Strategies in Defending Domestic Violence Cases with Parallel Proceedings in the Family Law Courts

at Orange County Criminal Defense Bar Association

2013 McNeely v. Missouri Update

at North Orange County Bar Association Continuing Education Dinner

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