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Karen Lynn Goldstein

About Karen Goldstein

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Persistent, Passionate, and Principled Criminal Defense


Ms. Goldstein passionately fights for her clients’ rights which is best exemplified by her excellent track record in the courtroom. She practices state and criminal defense exclusively all over California and handles each of her cases with persistence, passion, and principles. She is an aggressive advocate and believes in meticulous case preparation in order to provide the best possible defense for her clients. Ms. Goldstein practices in the following areas:


Ms. Goldstein has extensive experience in all types of state and federal criminal cases ranging from simple drug possession, to child molestation, to murder. She approaches each case with tenacity and provides an affordable alternative to the large criminal defense firm.


Ms. Goldstein obtained her Juris Doctorate from Georgetown University Law Center where she graduated cum laude. She received her Bachelor of Arts from Georgetown University where she graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa.


While at Georgetown Law, Ms. Goldstein worked as a law clerk for the U.S. Attorney's Office in Washington, D.C. in the Sex Offense and Domestic Violence Unit. Ms. Goldstein also represented victims of domestic violence in D.C. Superior Court through Georgetown Law's Domestic Violence Clinic.


Ms. Goldstein is a member of the State Bar of California and the Bar Association of the District of Columbia. She has been admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of California, as well as the Federal District Courts for the Central, Northern, Southern and Eastern Districts of California.


Ms. Goldstein speaks, reads, and writes French fluently and is conversational in Spanish.

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