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Max Benjamin Gorby

DUI and DWI Attorney at Los Angeles, CA

4.9   30 reviews

Licensed for 24 years

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Practice areas
  1. DUI and DWI
    34%

    24 years, 750 cases

  2. Criminal defense
    33%
    I have aggressively practiced criminal defense exclusively since 1998. I primarily work on DUI's and Domestic Violence cases. I also specialize in expungements. I am very good at negotiating a resolution that all sides can agree to.

    24 years, 1,000 cases

  3. Domestic violence
    33%

    24 years, 500 cases

Max Gorby graduated with honors from the University of Southern California in 1995.  He then received his law degree from Suffolk University Law School in Boston, MA in 1998.  It was there that he volunteered his time working in the prosecutors office to learn how they prosecute DUI's.  Once he learned the strategies of the state to prosecute DUI's, he returned to Los Angeles and applied those same strategies to successfully defend Drunk Driving cases in Los Angeles.

 

In 2009, Mr. Gorby received a certificate of completion in a scientific class regarding the Science of the Breathalyzer Machine from Drivers Safety School.  Max Gorby is a Los Angeles DUI lawyer who handles all aspects of California DUI Defenses, including arrests, trials, hearings, DMV issues and evidentiary admissibility questions.  Mr.  Gorby is solely dedicated to helping his clients by furthering his role as a Los Angeles DUI defense lawyer.

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Licensed for 24 years
State CA
Status Active
Acquired 1998
Updated 09/09/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Law Office of Max Gorby
2511 S Barrington Ave #400
Los Angeles, CA, 90064
Law Office of Max Gorby
1539 East 4th street
Santa Ana, CA, 92701
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Reviews

4.9 / 5.0
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Posted by Lucan | December 28, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Attentive attorney
Max Gorby is a great and attentive listener my case dealt with false allegations of domestic violence Mr. Gorby was very personable and demonstrated a very clear knowledge of my case and issue at hand. Mr. Gorby Fees are very reasonable. This was my very first case dealing with the legal system and Mr. Gorby was very supportive throughout the whole process. I would highly recommend him for his legal services.
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Posted by Mark | October 5, 2018
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| Hired Attorney
The Law Offices Of Max B Gorby
Going with Max was one of the smartest decision i’ve could’ve ever made, I was in need of a lawyer and i was actually referred to Max by a friend of mine. We met for a consultation and he answered all my questions and concerns and guided me through what would the outcome be, Professionally assessing the situation and handling the case. Representing me in the court and in the hearing, he was able to settle everything. If you’re in need of a diligent attorney, Max is your man and he did an excellent job. I would highly recommend him to anyone who is in need of legal services. Thank you Max! - Mark
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Posted by anonymous | April 29, 2022
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Charged with felonies
DA tried charging me with a couple of felonies but Mr.Gorby got them dropped down to misdemeanors and then dismissed all charges at the end.
Posted by Marlene | March 18, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
Client
Max Gorby was my worldly “Guardian Angel”! February 2022, I was arrested and jailed. After release, I felt helpless, hopeless and uncertain. Someone suggested I phone Mr. Max Gorby, he quickly responded with an appointment the very next day. I found him to be very cordial and personable. He had strong listening skills while knowledgeably gathering every fact and resource for an effective presentation. Informatively, he walked me through the legal process telling me what to expect and my potential for a successful outcome. He requested I provide him with further documentations and time-was-of-the-essence. He wanted to present my case to the prosecutor within three days. As a highly-regarded, persevering and motivated lawyer, Max seems to have important relationships and a network of connections with Prosecutors and Judges. Throughout this entire ordeal, I was marginally functional and devastated. The worst was waiting for a court date four months out. I was consumed for a closure. During my extraordinarily anxious times, Max validated my feelings, reiterating everything will be alright. A gentleman of principles and integrity, his every statement came true. Leaving no stone unturned, his expertise resulted in my arrest being completely dismissed AND weeks before the court date. Max was, indeed, my godsend! I recommend him highly!!!
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Posted by anonymous | March 16, 2022
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Great lawyer
Mr Gorby excellent lawyer .help me with my 2nd DUI he got my felony and orher charges dismissed. .
Posted by anonymous | March 1, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
Life saver
Max was referred to me and I couldn’t be anymore grateful for his help. He was able to get me off without any charges being filed, need I say more? Very professional and overall a good guy to have to represent you. He’s behind resourceful and knows exactly who he needs to talk to regarding my case. Highly recommend and thank you max
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Posted by Sher Karp | April 23, 2021
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Excellent legal care
Max is outstanding with handling your case. He genuinely cares about his clients - I would highly recommend.
Posted by Kevin | February 5, 2021
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| Hired Attorney
Max Gorby does great work
I highly recommend Mr. Gorby. I got myself into a situation that was not good. Max got me out of the whole thing.
Posted by anonymous | January 23, 2021
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
DV Case
Max provided me with honest and realistic advice regarding my DV case and also my situation with my professional licensing board. Max is very personable and easy to understand and broke down the legal terms for me in a way that was not condescending.
Posted by anonymous | September 25, 2020
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| Hired Attorney
Domestic Violence DISMISSAL
Mr. Gorby did a fantastic job in vindicating new on fabricated charges. His professionalism navigating through the often difficult legal aspects of the court systems has resulted in a complete dismissal. Don’t be fooled by a would-be judge offering you a lesser sentence when you believe in your innocence - Mr. Gorby was able to get my charges dropped and he can be highly recommended!
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Posted by Andrew | July 10, 2020
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A great lawyer!!!!
A good job Max!!!! Thank you!!!! Max got my complicated case dismissed! He is a very professional attorney!! Highly recommended! and affordable
Posted by Ivan | November 5, 2019
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| Hired Attorney
Mr
I had very bad situations, which were gonna to reflect on my immigration situation but Max did incredible job on my case and evening went really good . I don’t know how to appreciate him . When I had my firs consultation with him I felt How Max took this mater really seriously and everything he said on this time become real . Thanks Max Gorby
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Posted by Tessa | August 30, 2019
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Max is THE MAN - Look No Further!
Max is a phenomenal attorney! He is extremely professional, brilliant, kind and fights for you. He helped make a very difficult situation calm, easier and results-focused. He has a plethora of knowledge to help win your case. I am incredibly grateful to have had Max by my side through the arduous legal process - twice!!! Each time, he won my battle. Stop searching for an attorney. Max is the man you need.
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Posted by Blanca | June 8, 2019
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DUI CASE
Attorney Max Gorby, is the Best DUI lawyer I could have hired. He got my husbands 27 year old DUI case terminated and with my husband being in another country.
Posted by anonymous | June 8, 2019
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| Hired Attorney
Complete Case Dismissal w/ DA - OC Area
Max is a very sincere and highly recommended for criminal cases. He very carefully understood th le intricate case details and presented the facts with a complete story line. He was very detailed oriented and easy to reach and always there to answer any questions. Thank you for your help.
Posted by anonymous | May 20, 2019
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| Hired Attorney
Felony charged dismissed!
Was charged with a crime I did not commit under very difficult circumstances. I contacted Max through a recommendation I got, and once we met for our initial meeting, he carefully listened to my case, and saw the bizarre situation I was in. Long story short, despite the fact that I was charged with a felony, he was able to get my case dismissed and was able to clear me based on the evidenced we presented. Would highly recommend Max!!
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Posted by anonymous | March 29, 2019
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Assault with a deadly Weapon: #1 Top Attorney in Los Angeles
I was arrested for 245(a)(1) ‘assault with a deadly weapon no firearm’ and after posting bail, I researched the “top” six criminal defense attorneys in Los Angeles. After calling all six, I scheduled face to face meetings with only four. When I first met Mr. Max Gorby, he was welcoming and compassionate, he wanted to know my whole story and we spent over an hour and half discussing it. The one thing that truly stood out was he is the only attorney that asked me if I was alright, he cared. Mr. Gorby was confident this was not as bad as it seemed, and he assured me he could help. The other attorneys treated me like a criminal and told me that I would go to trail, would cost over $15K and would be a very long process. Even the celebrity attorney of the Stars, who I got to review my case personally as a favor from a mutual friend, did not even come out to meet me but sent his associate out who also told me how serious this felony was and what would most likely happen to me = fine, probation and possibly jail time. I knew then Mr. Gorby was the attorney that I wanted to represent me and my serious offense. Admittingly, I was not the easiest client Mr. Gorby has dealt with, I was extremely nervous, constantly called, emailed and texted him with so many questions all the time. He answered every single question and got back to me even on a Saturday. Within a week of retaining Mr. Gorby he was able to get my felony reduced to a misdemeanor. After only three weeks, Mr. Gorby got my entire case dismissed. I almost did not believe it, it was too good to be true. Mr. Gorby will fight for you, he does care about you and your case and if you are reading this, as I did when I was researching attorneys to represent your case, don’t waste your time like I did, Mr. Gorby is the ONLY one you need. I have never written a review, whether good or bad, however I needed to share my experience because I read these reviews and thought come on, he sounds too good, but I can personally tell you he is! #1 Top Attorney in Los Angeles = Mr. Max Gorby
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Posted by anonymous | February 25, 2019
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DUI case
Max was the best choice I could have made. I was nervous and full of questions when I called him but he knew exactly what to say to calm me down. He is very easy to talk to and he’s honest. And the results where even better then what I thought. I’m super happy with my decision to hire him and I know you will be to!
Posted by anonymous | February 22, 2019
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| Hired Attorney
The man
I contacted max originally on through a business partner on my case. Max made me no promises but kept me confident in what his plan was and stuck to that plan and confidently got my case fully dismissed! I never doubted it happening due to how comfortable he stayed and through the entire process . Last important part is I told him I was willing to take a infraction on the case and make it go away. He advised me this wasn’t a good idea and as I said made the whole case go away! Thank you MAX GORBY! Won’t hire another lawyer ever while in California .
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Posted by anonymous | August 25, 2018
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Great Help from a great man! Case dismissed! Fantastic Job!
Max is a great attorney; a person who saved me from a big problem! I was arrested for domestic violence and child endangerment. A false accusation! I love my child! No one could even believe that the case could be closed. A bad report was written in my case. Max perfectly handled the case. He was able to dismiss the case without me even going to the court. He is a fantastic person! a family man who takes care of you and your family. A lawyer that listens to you; always available for you; agile and knowledgeable. A down to earth person; very friendly... I owe him a lot! Anytime in my life; any law issues; he will be the first person to contact! I highly recommend him to all of you. MAX; I greatly appreciate your kind help! God bless you and your family!
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Cost

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  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 8.1 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • President
  • Law offices of Max B. Gorby
  • 1998 - Present
  • Public Defender
  • Public Defender's Office
  • 1998 - 1998
  • Clerk
  • Prosecuting Attorney's Office
  • 1998 - 1998
  • Law Clerk
  • Honorable Antonio Barreto
  • 1997 - 1997
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Education

  • Suffolk University Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1998
  • University of Southern California
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1995

Legal Cases

  • People Vs. Gonzalez
  • Speed Exhibition
  • People Vs. Garza
  • Case Dismissed
  • People v. Flannigan
  • Charge reduced to tresspassing

Associations

  • Supreme Court of California
  • Member
  • 1998 - Present
  • State Bar of California
  • Member
  • 1998 - Present
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1998 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1998 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Awards

  • 20 YEAR ANNIVERSARY
  • Martindale-Hubbell®
  • 2018
  • Master Level in Science of Breathalyzer machine
  • Drivers Safety School
  • 2009
  • Outstanding contributor in Dicta
  • Suffolk University Law School
  • 1997

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Attorney endorsements

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Criminal defense Attorney | Oct 28
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. I worked on several criminal cases with Mr. Gorby. I was so impressed that if I ever had any legal trouble, I would hire him to defend me personally. I know Max Gorby, he will go that extra mile for his clients."
Criminal defense Attorney | Oct 28
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. I have referred many difficult criminal law cases to Attorney Max Gorby. He is a real fighter in court and gets great results for his clients. He has a lot of experience, and knows the judges in the criminal court system really well. I highly recommend this lawyer!"
DUI and DWI Attorney | Oct 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Attorney Gorby really works hard for his clients. He really knows the system for DUI/DWI cases and gets great results for clients. I highly recommend him."
DUI and DWI Attorney | Oct 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. He really works hard for his clients and he gets great results!"
Criminal defense Attorney | Aug 18
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Max has the natural instincts that you want in a criminal defense lawyer. He's quick on his feet, smart, pragmatic, creative, and passionately aggressive in his advocacy. I highly recommend him."
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