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Neil Bryan Shouse

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A Los Angeles County criminal defense lawyer and DUI attorney, Neil Shouse spent 5 years as a deputy district attorney before retiring to do private defense. As a prosecutor, he completed some 60 jury trials and nearly 1000 preliminary hearings. He achieved a near-perfect success rate in jury trials to verdict.


Today, Attorney Shouse defends clients accused of misdemeanor, felony and DUI charges. He works closely with investigators, experts, toxicologists and fellow defense attorneys to prepare and execute his clients' cases. He uses his prosecutorial insight and experience in navigating clients successfully through the court system.


A member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the National College for DUI Defense, Attorney Shouse has appeared as an expert legal commentator on Dr Phil, CNN, ABC News, Fox News Channel and Court TV.



Languages spoken: Spanish, Armenian, Korean, Tagalog

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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
    18 years
  2. DUI & DWI: 50%
    18 years



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Contact info

Shouse Law Group

5670 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1350
Los Angeles, CA, 90036

Shouse Law group

100 N Barranca Ave
Suite 700
West Covina, CA, 91791

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3200 Guasti Road
Suite 100
Rancho Cucamonga, CA, 91761

Las Vegas Criminal Defense

2300 W. Sahara Ave., Suite 800
Las Vegas, NV, 89102

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4590 MacArthur Blvd, 5th Floor
Newport Beach, CA, 92660

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500 North State College Blvd.
Suite 1100
Orange, CA, 92868

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444 West Ocean Blvd., Suite 800
Long Beach, CA, 90802



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
10 Best for Client SatisfactionAmerican Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys2015
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers Association2015
Premier AttorneyAmerican Academy of Trial Attorneys2015
Top 100 LawyersNational Advocacy for DUI Defense2015
Summer DUI Trial SeminarNational College for DUI Defense2007
Summer DUI Trial SeminarNational College for DUI Defense2006
Qualification, Field Sobriety TestingNational Highway Transportation Safety Administration2006
Certification, Alco-Sensor IV Roadside BreathalyzerNorm Fort, Forensic Consulting2006
CertificationBorkenstein Course on Alcohol, Drugs,and Traffic Safety2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerShouse Law Group2004 - Present
Criminal Trial ProsecutorLos Angeles County District Attorney's Office1999 - 2004
Litigation AttorneySidley & Austin1997 - 1999
Association namePosition nameDuration
National College of DUI DefenseMember2004 - Present
The California DUI Lawyers AssociationMember2004 - Present
California Public Defenders AssociationMember2004 - Present
California Attorneys for Criminal JusticeMember2004 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
Beverly Hills Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
San Bernardino County Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
Western San Bernardino County Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Southern California DUI Defense Website30 Ways to Fight Your DUI...And Win2008
VideoJugDUI & DMV Law2008
Prosecutor's BriefPenal Code 211: Constructing Theories of Constructive Possession2004
The Urban LawyerThe Bifurcation: Housing Segregation in the 21st Century Metropolis1998
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Harvard University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
University of California - BerkeleyPhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts1994
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Consider ThisPolice Shooting in Ferguson2014
CNN Headline NewsParents Criminal Liability for Teens' Reckless Driving2010
Dr Phil ShowDUI Outrage2009

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