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Darren Todd Kavinoky

About Darren Kavinoky

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If you're facing criminal charges anywhere in California, you need an experiencedefense lawyer fighting for your rights. You can trust us to defend any California criminal charge, including DUI, domestic violence, drug cases, sexual assault and homicide. We have offices in Los Angeles, Riverside, Orange County, San Diego, San Francisco and throughout California. To find out more about how we can help you with your California criminal charge, contact us today for a free consultation.

Attorney Darren Kavinoky is no stranger to the courtroom or television cameras – he is the in-house legal analyst and special correspondent for the syndicated television program The Insider and is a frequent guest on many national media programs, including Entertainment Tonight, Dr. Phil, NBC's Today Show, numerous programs on CNN's Headline News Channel, and many other shows.

When commenting on high-profile legal stories and celebrity legal battles, Darren is able to speak knowledgeably about all aspects of the law, and he has given entertaining and relevant insight on celebrity divorces, DUI cases, homicide and prison sentences, mysterious deaths and other topics. 

Darren has also appeared on many Los Angeles radio stations, including KFWB, KNX, KROQ, KLSX and KRLA. On the east coast, he has appeared on Clear Channel Radio, WSAR, WGIR, WGIN and WGIP. On the radio airwaves in Canada, Kavinoky has become a regular on CHQR in Calgary and Montreal station CJAD. He has also become a regular commentator on KOA News Radio, and frequently talks about criminal headline cases. 

Darren's expertise is also in high demand in print media.  Newspapers, news magazines and websites around the country have found his commentary useful.  He has been quoted in USA Today, The New York Times, The Baltimore Examiner, the New York Post, Santa Monica Daily Press, Men’s Health, and Time magazines.  Kavinoky has been used as a regular legal source by the Los Angeles Times. The Riverside Press Enterprise and the Fort Meyers Press Telegram have also capitalized on Kavinoky’s expertise.

With an enviable record of trial victories since 1994, Darren is known as one of the top lawyers in his area of practice. He has been praised by judges, law enforcement officials, prosecutors, colleagues and even the media; among them Los Angeles Magazine, which named him a Super Lawyer in 2010 and twice named him a “Super Lawyer Rising Star,” an honor reserved only for the top 5 percent of the lawyers in California. He also earned a coveted “AV” rating in the Martindale Hubbell Registry, a peer review honor that singles out attorneys who are at the highest level of skill and integrity.  Kavinoky was recently named one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in California by the American Trial Lawyers Association.

Darren is the founding lawyer of The Kavinoky Law Firm, one of the largest and most respected criminal defense firms in California. Though best known for his work in handling drug and alcohol cases, he and his team of talented and experienced lawyers also defend the rights of those accused of other crimes, ranging from mischief to murder.      



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