Neil J. Fraser
Mr. Fraser has been a trial lawyer in Los Angeles for the past thirty plus years, primarily in solo practice . He currently practices through his own Law Office, under whose aegis James Carr, a U.S. and U.K. lawyer also works. Mr. Fraser is also a partner in the law firm of Perry Fraser LLP, with offices in Los Angeles and London. During his career, Neil has tried numerous civil and criminal matters to successful conclusion in several distinct and diverse legal fields. These include plaintiff representation in civil matters involving personal injury, civil rights and constitutional violations litigation, police misconduct, product liability and fraud, and, as a criminal defense attorney, virtually every category of felony and misdemeanor, from driving under the influence through murder.
Mr. Fraser's career has involved cases in both State and Federal Courts, as well as matters in other jurisdictions as diverse as the U.K., Africa, Canada and Eastern Europe.
All criminal and quasi-criminal matters are handled by this firm, from misdemeanors such as driving under the influence, theft, resisting arrest and simple assault, through the most serious felonies, including murder, attempted murder, shaken baby syndrome matters, drug cases, felony assault and battery, domestic violence, robbery and white-collar crime. International work has involved acting for individuals in matters of corruption concerning both governmental and corporate entities.
Consultation: Currently primarily focusing his practice on criminal defense, Mr. Fraser and/or his associate, James Carr, are available for consultation on all criminal and quasi-criminal matters, as well as civil and constitutional issues, personal injury claims, and certain intellectual property disputes, such as trade secrets, licensing and use rights.
Voiding Convictions: Mr. Fraser has also developed a highly successful line of practice voiding convictions subject to attack on constitutional grounds. His success rate in such matters continues to be 100%.
Civil Litigation: Mr. Fraser's firm also represent plaintiffs in personal injury and general tort matters, as well as handling appellate cases, both civil and criminal, before all California State Courts. Mr. Fraser is also admitted to practice in the Northern, Eastern and Central District Federal Courts in California. He has argued cases before both the Court of Appeals and Supreme Court.
Mr. Fraser's successful presentation in the case of Hesse v. Best Western on issues of general jurisdiction and minimum contacts is published and may be found at 32 Cal.App.4th 404 (1995).
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Politics Prize; Civil Law (Merit); Politics (Distinction)||Glasgow University||1981|
|Attorney/Owner of own firm||Law Offices of Neil J. Fraser, also partner in Perry Fraser LLP law firm (London/Los Angeles)||1986 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|British American Bar Association of Southern California||N/A||N/A|
|Radio Etiopia||Monthly Mixes as Fray D. Jay||2012|
|George Watson’s College, Edinburgh, Scotland; 1958-1971 University of Dundee, Scotland; 1971-72 University of St. Andrews, Scotland; 1972-73 University of Glasgow, Scotland; 1979-81 Degree: Bachelor of Laws (L.L.B.)||LL.B - Bachelor of Laws||1981|
|Selected Civil Verdicts/Criminal Cases Handled||Tried to successful verdict|
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