As a native Californian, I grew up skate-boarding and surfing with my brothers. At... more
As a native Californian, I grew up skate-boarding and surfing with my brothers. At about the same time I stood up on a surf board, I decided I wanted to be a criminal lawyer when I grew up. I was an avid Perry Mason fan and knew that defense work was my calling. When I grew up and out of skateboards, I continued my love of action through marathon running, skiing and hiking. I recently tr... view profile
My practice focuses on investigations and litigation involving securities matters.... more
My practice focuses on investigations and litigation involving securities matters. In August 2013, I was honored by Latin Lawyer magazine as a leading anti-corruption lawyer and credited with combining my experience at the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission with his Spanish language skills in investigations in Latin America. I served at the SEC's Los Angeles Regional Office as a staff atto... view profile
We have over 17 years of experience in criminal defense cases, and we know what it... more
We have over 17 years of experience in criminal defense cases, and we know what it takes to provide a strong defense against any charge. Our legal team is made up of attorneys that are creative and innovative; we will explore all possible options before implementing a specific strategy that will benefit our clients. Peter Berlin
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.
Martin Lijtmaer focuses primarily on criminal defense. His law firm, LIJT LAW,... more
Martin Lijtmaer focuses primarily on criminal defense. His law firm, LIJT LAW, handles everything from simple bench warrant recalls and drug possession to complex white-collar and RICO conspiracy cases. LIJT LAW's philosophy is to provide its clients with The Complete Defense through aggressive litigation, comprehensive investigative services, and dependable and honest attorney-client communic... view profile
White collar crime defines a criminal activity committed without using violence. Examples include insider trading, insurance fraud, tax fraud, securities and investment fraud, and identity theft. If you are accused of committing a white collar crime, you need a white collar criminal defense lawyer familiar with the government's style of negotiating and trying white collar crimes. Specifically, you should hire a white collar criminal lawyer with enough knowledge about the particular charges to analyze your situation and to identify the best defense for your case.
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