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Daniel R Perlman

Criminal defense Attorney at Los Angeles, CA

5.0   41 reviews

also known as Daniel Perlman Law, Perlman & Cohen

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  • Licensed for 18 years
    State CA
    Acquired 2005
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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About Daniel

Learn Daniel’s areas of practice.

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Practice areas
  1. Criminal defense
    50%
    At Perlman & Cohen we treat our clients like family. Not only do we bring 30 years of experience to the table, but we truly care about our client. Knowledge, experience and courtroom prowess are all important, but caring is king!

    20 years, 10,000 cases

  2. DUI and DWI
    50%
    At Perlman & Cohen we treat our clients like family. Not only do we bring 30 years of experience to the table, but we truly care about our client. Knowledge, experience and courtroom prowess are all important, but caring is king!

    20 years, 10,000 cases

TOP RATED CRIMINAL & DUI ATTORNEY. VOTED BEST CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYER BY LEARN. FREE CONSULTATION.

Prior to graduating from law school in our Nation's Capital, Daniel worked as a Prosecutor for the Maryland State's Attorney's Office in Montgomery County, Maryland, where he became aware of many of the stumbling blocks that exist between prosecutors and defense attorneys from the government side. Daniel used this opportunity to learn how best to approach prosecutors and how to creatively resolve differences to the satisfaction of both sides. Daniel move to Los Angeles to start his new law practice in Hollywood, CA.

 

The firm is comprised of two Los Angeles Criminal Defense Lawyers who focus their practice exclusively on criminal and DUI defense throughout Southern California.

We defend adults, juveniles, professionals, college students, military personnel, public employees, and anyone else who faces serious charges in state or federal court. Some of the charges we handle include:

  • Violent crimes from simple assault or weapons offenses to gang crimes, armed robbery, kidnapping or homicide
  • Sex offenses such as sexual assault, statutory rape or online solicitation of a minor
  • DUI, including implied consent, underage drunk driving violations, DUI and felony DUI
  • Drug crimes, including drug investigation, drug possession, distribution, cultivation, manufacturing and trafficking
  • Domestic violence, including spousal abuse or elder abuse
  • Juvenile defense, including misdemeanor property crimes, high school or college student crimes and serious felonies
  • Serious traffic violations such as reckless driving or driving without a license
  • Probation or parole problems, involving new charges or technical violations
  • Theft offenses, including felony or misdemeanor charges of larceny, robbery, grand theft, shoplifting, grand theft auto or burglary
  • Credit card fraud, including bank fraud, forgery or identity theft
  • White collar crimes, including money laundering, health care fraud, mortgage fraud, bank fraud embezzlement and Internet crimes
  • Federal crimes, including federal drug charges and federal fraud and white collar crimes charges
Bar Admissions
  • California State
  • California Federal – US District Court
  • United States Supreme Court
Education
  • Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, Washington, District of Columbia
    • J.D.
  • University of California, Santa Barbara

     

    • B.A.

Awards

Client's Choice 2015,2013,2012,2011,2010
Client's Choice
2015 2013 2012 + 2 ...
Top Contributor 2015,2014,2013,2012
Top Contributor
2015 2014 2013 + 1 ...

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Location

Law Offices of Daniel R. Perlman
1601 Vine St
Suite 747
Los Angeles, CA, 90028
Perlman & Cohen
355 S. Grand Avenue
Suite 2450
Los Angeles, CA, 90071
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Reviews

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Client's Choice 2015
Client's Choice
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Posted by anonymous | March 6, 2012
Saved my career
When I found myself in a sticky situation related to a domestic violence charge I turned to the attorneys at Perlman Law. I was especially concerned since I too am an attorney and could have lost my law license with a charge relating to moral turpitude. My hand was held at every stage as my knowledge of criminal law is related to that which I learned in school. Matthew went to bat for me at every hearing, even personally going to the DAs office to talk to a supervisor after my original deal seemingly disappeared. I am happy to report that in the end my relationship is stronger than ever and my record is clean. Thanks for saving my career Law Office of Daniel Perlman.
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Posted by anonymous | February 26, 2011
a life saver!
Daniel handled my case with the utmost of professionalism and quickness. he got an older case that was haunting me dismissed and i was able to get back on the job hunt almost immediately! thanks again mr perlman!!
Posted by Michael | October 7, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Sleep Better At Night
Dan has been helping me out this entire year. I was stressed out and nervous about my case especially during covid. Dan has been very caring and understanding and has worked to reassure me and take care of my concerns. He has been working with me even while I was out of the state and has helped me sleep better at night knowing my case is under control. I would recommend him for your legal needs.
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Posted by Lupe | December 10, 2015
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Felt "taken care of"
Highly recommendable, felt truly safe and taken care of during my "situation" , very knowledgeable on criminal defense NOT a jack of all trades master of none like most other attorneys that claim to be. Staff was courteous and Jamie was very comforting and understanding with my initial phone conversation, the best part that whenever I called with a question , I always got a call back, amazing ! Thank you so much Daniel!!!
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Posted by Robert | May 27, 2015
GREAT Help!
Called this wonderful man his morning discussing my legal issues with a parole violation Mr Perlman had no issue consulting me with advice which was great help Thank you very much sir and have a great day.
Posted by Brenda | April 22, 2015
Fast and reliable
Daniel was there for me when I needed him the most! My husband was arrested and I needed a lawyer to represent him in court. I called Daniel on a Tuesday and by Wednesday he was in court with my husband. I wouldn't have made it through that devastating experience if it wasn't for Daniel. I recommended him highly!
Posted by Jeff | April 21, 2015
Long distance counsel
I live 500 miles away from the county where I was charged with criminal threats. I took a big chance by relying on Daniel Perlman to properly represent me with nothing more than an email saying he could help me. I could not be any happier with the service I recieved which began with a phone call the very next day. My case took a solid year to settle and get the court satisfied. Daniel, Mathew and Jason along with the office staff never let me down and kept me informed everytime there was a court date and informed me immediatley what the outcome was. Court it not a fun place to be however Daniel Perlman law turned what would have been a total burdon on my life into something managable. Thank you again for helping me over the past year. Jeff H
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Posted by Nick | February 25, 2015
Great attorney; Awesome staff!
My experience with Daniel and his staff was very professional, quick response and very courteous. Daniel has a wide knowledge of the law which has help to to excel in his caree . I would definently recommend Daniel and or use his services myself again
Posted by anonymous | February 24, 2015
DUI Case
Daniel and his team really took care of my situation and left me with a peace of mind. I was up against very serious charges and they were able to get it down to something very manageable. I am very grateful to have found them. I would recommend them to anyone who has been charged with a DUI.
Posted by Jay | January 30, 2015
Best Criminal attorney in LA
Daniel helped me with a speeding ticket and a DUI. The cops pulled me over for speeding and then I got breathalyzed after and got a DUI. Totally sucked because they had my new car towed. Daniel was able to help me with my DMV hearing and my tickets. I would recommend using him as your criminal lawyer.
Posted by jeff | January 30, 2015
saved my job
Daniel helped me out a situation and was able to get me a great outcome even though my charges were stacked against me. Don't drink and drive its stupid and costs too much money. Get daniel as your attorney if you do get pulled over.
Posted by anonymous | January 30, 2015
Only the best!
I was treated like I mattered from the time I called in the middle of the night to the conclusion of my matter and beyond. Not only that, but the outcome exceeded expectations and made a horrible situation tolorable.
Posted by anonymous | January 16, 2015
Gave me peace of mind!!!
I retained this firm to help me handle a DUI I got a few months ago. I have always been a good person and have never been in trouble with the law before this incident so I was really stressed out and distraught when I learned that I was being charged with criminal misdemeanor. Daniel and another young associate named Chris really put my mind to ease and made the process much less stressful. I would highly recommend this firm if you get a DUI!!
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Posted by anonymous | January 10, 2015
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Great Help :)
Thank you for your help.
Posted by mikenuehous | January 7, 2015
A career saver
Daniel helped me out of a serious situation and was able to help me keep my job. I would have had to start over career wise if it were not for his help. If you are in trouble with the law Daniel is the best.
Posted by anonymous | January 7, 2015
Saved by the Perlman Law Group!
Daniel Perlman and his team showed me why they were the right choice to defend my case - the results were amazing and as embarrassing as it is, I will recommend him any time someone says they are in trouble! The reviews are all on point as he and his team really hold your hand even when you are high Maitenance!
Posted by anonymous | January 6, 2015
Great DUI firm with knowledge, skills and hand-holding!
Daniel and his small staff of attorneys and assistants really took care of my girlfriend and got her a great result! I can't recommend their defense services enough. Thanks Daniel!
Posted by typing... | December 3, 2014
criminal law charges related to a divorce matter
I consulted Mr. Perlman in a criminal law matter against my divorcing husband who happens to have a hot temper LOL. Mr. Perlman was very thorough in looking at the evidence that I brough in his office. He explained all the charges that could be filed, and even all out-of-court remedies to solve some of the issues. He also went into detail discussing the potential outcome from filing each and everyne charge. Very very impressive lawyer!! His legal advise was very helpful, and I will always use his legal advise without any hesitaion in the future.
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Posted by luwana | August 24, 2014
Dont do this alone! Your future depends on it!
Young or old we make wrong choices or are in the wrong place at the wrong time and fall into the hands of the judicial system. Your life, employment and freedom will be in the hands of Judges who can make rulings based on their mood. A Court room is extremely intimidating and Daniel Pearlman and associates are very knowledgeable, professional, and dependable and will be with you every step of the way. They truly saved our future. Don’t’ do this alone; YOUR future depends on it.
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Posted by Rob | February 12, 2014
Fantastic Los Angeles DUI Attorney
Daniel helped me with my DUI case and was able to get it pled down to a wet reckless. I am forever grateful to him and his staff and the way that they made the most of my situation. I would recommend Daniel to anyone that has been stopped for DUI.
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Cost

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  • Free Consultation 60 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Owner
  • Perlman & Cohen
  • 2022 - Present
  • Owner
  • Daniel Perlman Law
  • 2019 - Present
  • Partner
  • Law Offices of Daniel R. Perlman
  • 2006 - Present
  • Associate
  • EICHLER & ASSOCIATES
  • 2005 - 2006
  • Prosecuting Attorney
  • State Attorney's Office
  • 2003 - 2003
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Education

  • Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2003
  • University of California - Santa Barbara
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1995

Sample of Legal Cases

  • DUI Defense Vicotry
  • Wet Reckless
  • 7th DUI = NO PRISON
  • positive disposition
  • Criminal Defense Win
  • On a case that began with a 17 year offer, my client recieved probation.
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Associations

  • Bar of the United States Supreme Court
  • Member
  • 2010 - Present
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Officer
  • 2010 - Present
  • Bet Tzedek Justice Ball
  • Officer
  • 2009 - Present
  • US District Court - Central District of California
  • Member
  • 2008 - Present
  • L.E.A.R.N.
  • President
  • 2007 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Officer
  • 2005 - Present
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Officer
  • 2005 - Present
  • San Fernando Valley Bar Association, Criminal Law Section
  • Officer
  • 2005 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2019
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2011
  • Criminal Defense Attorney of the Year Award
  • LEARN
  • 2010
  • Extra Mile Award
  • Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law
  • 2003
  • Dean's Award
  • Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law
  • 2003
  • Dean's Award
  • Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law
  • 2002
  • Dean's Award
  • Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law
  • 2001
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Publications

  • DUI Defense Attorney
  • 10 Things Guide: What You Need To Know If Someone You Love Gets In Trouble With The Law
  • 2010
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Speaking Engagements

Attorney endorsements

Received (46)
Given (30)
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Criminal defense Attorney | Dec 07
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Recently, one of my clients had an issue in Los Angeles, California. I referred my client to Mr. Perlman and I absolutely made the right choice. I was constantly and consistently impressed with Mr. Perlman's knowledge, work ethic, attention to detail, and zealous advocacy. Should a similar situation arise again Mr. Perlman will be my first call."
Unknown Attorney | Jun 25
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"One of the absolute best. Exceptional attention to detail, service next to none. I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 24
Relationship: Other
"Mr. Perlman is an excellent attorney. I endorse him."
DUI and DWI Attorney | Feb 12
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Feb 11
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 10
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Feb 10
Relationship: Other
"Highly respected and overall a great attorney. I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jan 24
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
DUI and DWI Attorney | Jan 08
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer."
Immigration Attorney | Jan 02
Relationship: Other
"An experienced attorney with great knowledge of immigration law. I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jan 01
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Dec 31
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Dec 11
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Domestic violence Attorney | Nov 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"As a former prosecutor he has a huge advantage over most criminal defense attorneys. "They know that he knows what they know". Excellent knowledge of both criminal law and procedure as is clearly evident from his pro bono contributions. The icing on the cake is his stellar client reviews. READ THEM! Do yourself a favor if you are in or near Los Angeles and schedule a consultation."
DUI and DWI Attorney | Nov 22
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Nov 17
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse attorney Daniel Perlman. Demonstrates excellent knowledge of the law based on his accurate legal answers in the Avvo community. Talented, hard working, and dedicated to his profession."
DUI and DWI Attorney | Nov 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Oct 24
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Daniel is an excellent criminal defense lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Oct 24
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Fantastic criminal defense lawyer."
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Los Angeles Criminal defense Lawyer Daniel R Perlman
Daniel R Perlman
Criminal defense Attorney
Los Angeles, CA
Licensed for 18 years
Free Consultation
Virtual consultation available