Profile: Martindale-Hubbell AV rating. Listed as one of the 15 Most Influential... more
Profile: Martindale-Hubbell AV rating. Listed as one of the 15 Most Influential Black Lawyers in the United States, (Savoy magazine, August 2003). Selected as one of nine attorneys nationwide for Forbes On-Air Magazine's. "A Special Tribute to America's Best Lawyers," and as one of the Top Black Lawyers in LA by LA Focus 2007.
My name is Christien F. Petersen and I am a criminal defense attorney. I grew up in... more
My name is Christien F. Petersen and I am a criminal defense attorney. I grew up in Solvang, California a small Danish town known for its wine, pastry and unique cultural heritage. I was fortunate to grow up there because it gave me a strong appreciation of what a strong work ethic and strong family values can bring a person professionally and personally. I’ve come to appreciate more and mor... view profile
Practicing criminal defense since 1990, was a Deputy Public Defender in Los Angeles... more
Practicing criminal defense since 1990, was a Deputy Public Defender in Los Angeles for seven years, served as a 1LT in the US Army as a JAG, completed an international fellowship with the ILF in Nepal in 2010 and formed a non-profit, the Center for Juvenile Justice in Colorado to serve kids in the delinquency system and teach law students. I am committed to my clients and love to teach and me... view profile
A fearless and aggressive trial lawyer, Sara Azari provides her clients with quality... more
A fearless and aggressive trial lawyer, Sara Azari provides her clients with quality representation. After graduating from Southwestern University School of Law in 1999, Ms. Azari joined the international law firm of Baker McKenzie in their Rio de Janeiro Offices. As of 2001, Ms. Azari has devoted her career to state and federal criminal defense. In 2005, she started the Law Offi... view profile
If you are suspected of a crime or charged with a violation of law, you may require the services of a criminal defense attorney to present your defense or negotiate a penalty. As different rules and procedures exist for different offenses, you should seek a criminal defense attorney who has worked on your particular type of case to provide you with the best defense. An experienced criminal defense attorney knows what information the government will need to prove your guilt. The defense attorney will also know what information you need to prove your innocence, including whether there are any legal rules justifying your actions.
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