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Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Practice Areas

  1. Criminal Defense: 90%
    37 years
  2. Juvenile: 10%
    32 years

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Norma Nelly Nogueda

    Rebecca is a great trial attorney and a strong advocate for her clients. I endorse this lawyer.


    Norma Nogueda Family Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Wendy Lynn Slavkin

    I have known Rebecca Tapia for over 10 years. Rebecca is one of the best criminal defense lawyers I know. Her knowledge of the law, attention to detail and the results she gets for her clients is superb in every respect. I highly reccomend her for anyone in need of a topnotch criminal defense attorney.


    Wendy Slavkin Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Law Offices of David Chesley

4533 Van Nuys Blvd., Second Floor
Sherman Oaks, CA



CANot eligible to practice law (Not Entitled)197808/20/2015

Professional Misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Discipline with actual suspension
    issued in CA, 2010


    This sanction means the attorney lost his or her license to practice law for a period of time. The attorney typically returns to practicing law when the suspension expires.

  2. Interim suspension after conviction
    issued in CA, 1995


    This means the attorney temporarily lost his or her license to practice law while the State investigates whether the attorney should be disciplined. The suspension typically expires when the investigation is resolved.

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Legal Answers


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Univ of California at Los AngelesN/AundergraduateN/A
USC Law SchoolN/AlawN/A