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Dmitry Gorin

Criminal defense Attorney at Los Angeles, CA

5.0   228 reviews
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  • Licensed for 28 years
    State CA
    Acquired 1995
    Status
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About Dmitry

Learn Dmitry’s areas of practice.

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Practice areas
  1. Criminal defense
    50%
    Trial Lawyer who litigated over 100 criminal jury trials. Criminal Defense Attorney with over 15 years experience, including prior work as a Senior Deputy District Attorney, a Law Professor at Pepperdine and UCLA, and published criminal law author with the California Continuing Education of the Bar.

    27 years, 10,000 cases

  2. Appeals
    10%
    Our Los Angeles criminal appeal lawyers aggressively work to overturn and reverse criminal convictions from local Southern California courtrooms. We have argued in front of the California Courts of Appeal and Federal 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.

    27 years, 100 cases

  3. Domestic violence
    10%
    Our Los Angeles domestic violence lawyers have a track record of success defending clients against any type of charges, including spousal abuse, domestic battery, stalking, child abuse, child endangerment, intimidation, restraining orders, and criminal threats.

    27 years, 5,000 cases

  4. Federal crime
    10%
    Our Los Angeles federal criminal defense law firm believes every client deserves the best quality legal representation. We handle any type of federal offense, including federal appeals, drug crimes, wire fraud, mail fraud, healthcare fraud, bank fraud, money laundering, and conspiracy.

    27 years, 1,000 cases

  5. Sex crime
    10%
    Our Los Angeles sex crime defense lawyers have a history of success defending clients against all types of sexual related offenses, including rape, sexual battery, statutory rape, child molestation, child pornography, internet sex crimes, and more.

    27 years, 1,000 cases

  6. White collar crime
    10%
    Full service criminal defense boutique focusing on aggressive defense in state and federal court.

    27 years, 100 cases

RATED TOP 1% U.S. LAW FIRM. CALIFORNIA "SUPER LAWYERS." FORMER DISTRICT ATTORNEY. 24/7 RESPONSE.

Rated Top 1% U.S. Law Firm. Former Los Angeles Prosecutors. Immediate Response 24/7. Dmitry Gorin is a former Los Angeles Deputy District Attorney, and has been an Adjunct Professor at Pepperdine University School of Law for over ten years. Mr. Gorin has been annually selected to the published lists of Best U.S. Attorneys and California Super-Lawyers. Mr. Gorin regularly appears as a legal analyst on high-profile cases for CNN, NPR, NBC, HBO, LA Times and other media outlets. Mr. Gorin is a firm partner in Eisner Gorin LLP, rated a Top 1% U.S. Law firm. With four lawyers devoted to defending individual liberties in state and federal courts nationwide, the law firm is a leading criminal defense boutique nationally. Attorneys around the country call Eisner Gorin to assist with representation in California courtrooms. No case is too small, and nor too large. Available 24/7 due to the nature of criminal defense emergencies. The firm works on getting the case dropped even before it reaches a coutroom, and when needed fights jury trials on serious misdemeanor and felony charges in Southern California courtrooms.

Awards

Platinum Client Champion
Client's Choice 2023,2021,2020,2019,2018,2017,2016,2015,2014,2013,2012
Client's Choice
2023 2021 2020 + 8 ...
Top Contributor 2018,2017,2016,2015,2014
Top Contributor
2018 2017 2016 + 2 ...

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Contact Dmitry

Eisner Gorin LLP (Criminal Defense Law Firm)
2121 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 800
Los Angeles, CA, 90067
Eisner Gorin LLP (Criminal Defense Law Firm)
16000 Ventura Blvd. #1000
Encino, CA, 91436
Eisner Gorin LLP (Criminal Defense Law Firm)
225 S Lake Ave
Pasadena, CA, 91101
Eisner Gorin LLP (Criminal Defense Law Firm)
355 S Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA, 90071
Dmitry Gorin
Eisner Gorin LLP (Criminal Defense Law Firm)
21250 Torrance Blvd
Torrance, CA, 90503
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Client's Choice 2023
Client's Choice
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Posted by Arash | April 1, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Professional and Trustworthy
Dmitry was very professional and helpful with my case. I found it refreshing he knew the intimate details about my case even when I called without an appointment. I liked how he personally kept me updated about the status of my case. I was glad that I worked with such an energized and caring attorney.
Posted by Adam | March 11, 2019
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| Hired Attorney
Fixed everything - best possible result
I live out of state and needed a lawyer to resolve a legal problem dating back several years. Due to my previous attorneys and competent, I had a bench warrant and was facing redoing hundreds of hours of community service and possibly some jail time. With a quick call, Dmitry Gorin looked at my case and identified the main issue and suggested a plan. I liked how he was very professional and knew his field of business, so I hired him. Within two weeks, they appeared in court and fixed everything which was literally the best possible result. Years of aggravation was suddenly lifted. He did his job very well. Thank you Dmitry.
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Posted by Tyler | September 19, 2023
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| Hired Attorney
Excellent Team, Highly Recommend
Never did I think that I would find myself in a situation of needing a criminal defense lawyer. After being wrongfully accused of something and finding myself under investigation by the police department, I am glad I hired Dmitry Gorin and his firm to help me get through this. I could not recommend him enough and from the first day I contacted him, I could tell that despite being very busy with other cases and clients, he was giving me his full attention. I am happy to report that the case was dropped. Hopefully you do not find yourself in need of criminal defense, but if you do - go with the best! It was well worth the investment for me and I got the best possible outcome as a result.
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Posted by anonymous | August 31, 2023
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Strongly recommend
Mr. Gorin and his firm are a great team to have on your side. His knowledge, connections, and dedication are extremely beneficial to any case. He will put all efforts into understanding your case and will be transparent with any questions you may have. He is a well establish and experienced lawyer who will fight for you no matter what the case is.
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Posted by Gerry | August 31, 2023
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Outstanding Firm
Outstanding criminal defense team that provided critical legal advice and representation which resulted in a reduced charge from felony to misdemeanor. From the very first phone call to case disposition your team assisted me with me with utmost professionalism & legal expertise for which I am very grateful. Highly recommend Eisner Gorin LLP.
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Posted by anonymous | August 29, 2023
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Very quick, clear and experienced
We hired Dmitry Gorin immediately after the incident the next day. Dmitry and his team got on call with us and gave full instructions on the procedure and next steps. They helped me drop my charges even before going to court which we had no knowledge was even possible. Thanks to the direction and preparation my charges were dropped and didn't have to see the court. Very happy with the service and definitely recommend going with Dmitry.
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Posted by anonymous | June 28, 2023
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Client
Mr. Gorin and his team handled my case with the utmost respect, i was kept informed on everything I needed to know about my case... I was very pleased with Mr. Gorin he did everything in his power to make me feel comfortable about my case , if it wasn't for Mr. Gorin and the team it might have been a different outcome, but everything worked out well, this is a very professional group and I was satisfied with my results and would definitely recommend this firm. Thanks Mr. Gorin!
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Posted by anonymous | May 6, 2023
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Highly recommend
After consulting with several attorneys, we hired Dmitry and his team to take care of my son’s false charge. We were impressed by Dmitry’s professionalism, responsiveness, and excellent teamwork at the firm. They provided pre-filing intervention to the DA office. My son’s charge was rejected before being filed. We appreciated everyone on his team: Dmitry, Alan, Robert, and Carrie. It was a massive relief for my family.
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Posted by anonymous | March 30, 2023
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Quick Response
Very pleased with their quick turnaround time and easy to communicate with. Strategized together. Highly recommended:
Posted by anonymous | March 23, 2023
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| Hired Attorney
Amazing lawyer, don't waste your money or time with anyone else
I had very serious charges filed against me and I did not know what to do. Having no experience w criminal court preceding, these lawyers walked me through every step clearly and helped me to understand the situation without any unnecessary issues, clear cut and dry. They got the entire case dismissed before charges were even filed. 10/10 recommend.
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Posted by Jeffrey Duff | February 25, 2023
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Swift, Ethical and relational
When your not from the area, but need to ensure your legal matters are addressed swiftly in good conscience in a coherent manner, it’s always nice to know there are firms and lawyers who will take on even the little legal things we face. I received a call immediately after contacting the office staff who were all great and Dmitry kept me informed until a successful closure. Highly recommended
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Posted by anonymous | January 17, 2023
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Great Team and Great Firm!
Dmitry, Alan and Robert have all gone above and beyond to help me reach a favorable resolution to my case for Mental Health Diversion. Their passion for their work and helping their clients is unparalleled! They have been reliable, extremely responsive and supportive throughout every step of my case. I can’t recommend them enough!
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Posted by Bob | January 9, 2023
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Dmitry #1
Needed a petition filed to with the Court. Very complicated and he did it right first. Even with DA trying to throw a wrench in the issue. Right first time! Problem solved! Thanks
Posted by anonymous | January 6, 2023
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| Hired Attorney
Skilled, compassionate, effective.
I needed to submit an important petition to the court. While looking over the required forms and instructions, it quickly became clear to me that this process was complicated and beyond my skill-set. After considering several law firms, I decided on Eisner-Gorin because their ratings and credentials are truly impressive. Their client reviews are filled with sincere praise and gratitude. After a brief meeting at their Van Nuys offices, the team immediately started work on my petition which they submitted to the court within a few days. They also filed additional paperwork with the appropriate agencies. From there, it took a few months for the petition to work its way through the system but the outcome was worth the wait. The court granted my petition. I sent the following message to everyone on the team’s email list: “I am profoundly grateful to you and everyone on your team. Resolution of this issue has lifted an inexpressibly heavy weight from my shoulders. Thank you.” Everyone on the Eisner/Gorin team was always accessible, highly efficient, compassionate and professional. I would whole-heartedly recommend them to anyone in need of legal representation.
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Posted by anonymous | September 9, 2021
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Wonderful team
I first contacted Dmitry and team over 10 years ago, and they helped me with a false accusation. When I needed help again, I came back ,and they helped. They care -- this team knows their stuff, and they actually do care about clients. They're honest, trustworthy, and they listen. Sometimes we get stuck in bad situations, this is a group of people who can help you out.
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Posted by Robert | July 29, 2021
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CEO
D'mitty and his team were amazing to work with. Very confident and knowledgeable. They were extremely proactive and made sure every stone was turned over to assure a solid defense. They made an extremely difficult situation seem very manageable and ultimately achieved our desired outcome.
Posted by anonymous | July 18, 2021
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Fantastic attorney who delivers results
Dmitry Gorin and his team are who everyone would want on their side in a difficult situation. Professional, responsive and strategic, they deliver results. Highly recommend!
Posted by Michael | June 3, 2021
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Couldn't have been in better hands
Dmitry and his team were great. They kept on top of my case every step of the way. If it weren't for them I would probably be in jail as a felon. Not only did they offer me great advise, but they fought hard for me and had my charges reduced. After finishing my probation, Dmitry was able to get my case expunged and I have been able to go on with life and not have to worry about being turned down for jobs because of my background check. I am so grateful for everything Dmitry has done for me. I hope to never need legal counsel again, but if I do, I will definitely be calling Dmitry.
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Posted by anonymous | May 19, 2021
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Reliable
Was referred to this legal team through my employer after being the victim of some pretty outlandish accusations by a patient of mine. Eisner Gorin were able to handle it with the detective before it became a case, which was a huge relief to myself and my family.
Posted by anonymous | May 3, 2021
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The best attorney to call for criminal offenses.
I was referred to Dmitry by an attorney friend and I was very glad that he took on my son's case for a criminal charge. Dmitry was very professional, thorough and attentive to my son's case and put together a very well crafted defense position that resulted with the DA rejected the case and file no charges against him. I would highly recommended Dmitry to anyone that need a criminal defense attorney. It would be the best thing you can do for your case.
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Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Firm Partner
  • Eisner Gorin LLP - Los Angeles Criminal Defense Law Firm
  • 2013 - Present
  • Adjunct Law Professor
  • UCLA Communications Department; and Pepperdine Law School
  • 2001 - Present
  • Firm Partner
  • Kestenbaum Eisner & Gorin LLP (Criminal Defense Law Firm)
  • 2005 - 2013
  • Senior Deputy District Attorney, Special Victims Unit
  • Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office
  • 1993 - 2005
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Education

  • University of California at Los Angeles School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1995
  • Univ of California at Los Angeles
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1992

Legal Cases

  • DUI AND REFUSAL, CHARGE DISMISSED: VAN NUYS COURT
  • DUI Charges Dismissed
  • CLIENT ARRESTED FOR FELONY STALKING, VIOLATION OF PENAL CODE SECTION 647.6.
  • Plea to Infraction
  • FEDERAL DRUG TRANSPORTATION CASE. 5-TONS OF MARIJUANA
  • No Mandatory Minimum Sentence
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Associations

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1995 - Present
  • San Fernando Valley Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1995 - Present
  • Burbank Bar Assocation
  • Member
  • 1995 - Present
  • Glendale Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1995 - Present
  • California Association for Criminal Justice
  • Member
  • 1995 - Present
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member
  • 1995 - Present
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1995 - Present
  • Former District Attorney's Association of Los Angeles
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • Russian
  • Spanish

Honors and Awards

  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2017
  • California Super-Lawyer, Top 5%
  • Thomson Reuters
  • 2017
  • California Super-Lawyer, Top 5%
  • Thomson Reuters
  • 2016
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2016
  • California Super-Lawyer, Top 5%
  • Thomson Reuters
  • 2015
  • Top Contributor
  • Avvo
  • 2015
  • 2014 Top Attorneys in Southern California
  • Los Angeles Magazine
  • 2014
  • California Super-Lawyer, Top 5%
  • Thomson Reuters
  • 2014
  • America's Most Honored Professionals
  • Los Angeles Magazine
  • 2014
  • Top 5% Attorney
  • California Super Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Top 5% Attorneys in Calofornia
  • California Super Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Super Lawyer
  • Thomson Reuters
  • 2013
  • California Super-Lawyer, Top 5%
  • Thomson Reuters
  • 2012
  • California Super Lawyer, Top 5%
  • Thomson Reuters
  • 2011
  • Pre-Eminent U.S. Law Firm (Top 5%)
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2010
  • Pre-Eminent U.S. Law Firm (Top 5%)
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2009
  • Pre-Eminent U.S. Law Firm (Top 5%)
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2008
  • Pre-Eminent U.S. Law Firm (Top 5%)
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2007
  • Pre-Eminent U.S. Law Firm (Top 5% U.S. Firm)
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2006
  • Top Prosecutor Award
  • Offce of the L.A. County District Attorney
  • 2001
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Publications

  • San Fernando Valley Bar Association
  • Defending Medical Marijuana Cases
  • 2012
  • San Fernando Valley Lawyer Magazine
  • DUI Defense
  • 2011
  • Aspatore, WestLaw
  • Juvenile Case Defense
  • 2011
  • Continuing Education of the Bar, Criminal Law and Procedure
  • Grand Jury Investigations
  • 2008
  • Continuing Education of the Bar, Criminal Law and Procedure
  • Grand Jury Investigations
  • 2007
  • Continuing Education of the Bar, Criminal Law and Procedure
  • Grand Jury Investigations
  • 2006
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Speaking Engagements

  • San Fernando Valley Bar Association
  • A Civil Lawyer's Guide to Criminal Law | Remedies for Unconstitutional Government Conduct in Criminal Court.
  • 2016
  • Criminal Defense MCLE
  • Subtance Abuse: Defending Professionals
  • 2014
  • MCLE (Numerous Presentations)
  • Defending Criminal Cases
  • 2013
  • LA Times
  • High-Profile Cases
  • 2012
  • CNBC
  • Shoplifting
  • 2011
  • Speaker at State Bar Conference
  • Divorce and Criminal Law Issues: Avoiding Self-Incrimination in Family Court
  • 2010
  • Annual Bar Meeting
  • White Collar Crime Defense
  • 2010
  • What to do if you are arrested?
  • DUI Defense
  • 2010
  • MSNBC Television: Dr.Nancy Show
  • Prosecuting Michael Jackson Doctors - Healthcare Criminal Defense
  • 2009
  • Chris Brown and Rihanna, L.A. Times, Expert Commentary
  • LA District Attorney's Office Filing Decision: Felony or Misdemeanor Charges?
  • 2009
  • San Fernando Valley Bar Association: Cross Examination Techniques
  • Cross-Examination of Police Officers and Jury Trial Techniques - San Fernando Valley
  • 2009
  • Eastern European Bar Association
  • Defending DUI Cases
  • 2008
  • KSRO Radio Interview
  • Criminal Defense of Child Pornography Cases
  • 2008
  • Court TV Phil Spector, Expert Legal Commentary - Defense Witnesses
  • Jury Trial and Criminal Defense Analysis in Los Angeles Courts
  • 2007
  • High-Profile Case Analysis: Prosecution Case Evidence
  • Court TV Coverage - People v. Phil Spector
  • 2007
  • North Mission Road, Court TV, Study of Van Nuys Court Murder Trial
  • Murder Case Prosecution, Evidence Grathering, and Jury Trial Advocacy
  • 2003
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Attorney endorsements

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Given (248)
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Juvenile law Attorney | Jul 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer's work.He was a D.A. in my courtroom when I was a Commissioner in Juvenile Court and when he went into Private Practice, I've his work. Thorough and Professional. He also speaks Russian besides English. Very handy in the Los Angeles Community"
Criminal defense Attorney | Jul 29
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Dmitry is a one of the best criminal defense attorneys in Los Angeles. He knows how to win a case. As a former prosecutor, he has seen the law from both sides. Very smart and ethical lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Oct 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Appeals Attorney | Aug 16
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I confidently endorse this lawyer’s work and standing in the legal community."
Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 12
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Dmitry is an outstanding criminal defense attorney. I highly recommend this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Jan 12
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jan 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Oct 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Federal crime Attorney | Apr 09
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. An extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community."
Criminal defense Attorney | Nov 18
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Dmitry continually provides professional, common sense advice that clients can use to help fashion real-life results. We wholeheartedly endorse his practice."
Criminal defense Attorney | Oct 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Oct 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Dmitry Gorin is an excellent and very professional criminal defense attorney with experience as a prosecutor. Take it from the "Q", when you need an experienced LA criminal defense lawyer, you won't go wrong by calling Dmitry."
Criminal defense Attorney | Aug 24
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this former LA District Counsel bringing 12 years of legal experience of prosecuting state crimes to the private practice of defending the clients facing various criminal state charges. I think this counsel is the best logical choice to select when dealing with current criminal charges."
Personal injury Attorney | Aug 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Dmitry's thoughtful and quality responses in this forum clearly show his dedication to helping those in need of competent legal representation. If you have a claim and are in his local area you would be well served to seek his consult."
Unknown Attorney | Aug 19
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Gorin is a valuable asset to this community. His dedication to the law and his clients is admirable."
Criminal defense Attorney | Aug 19
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I highly endorse Mr. Gorin. Truly exceptional and caring attorney who achieves great results in representing clients! I want all people to contact him for help."
Criminal defense Attorney | Aug 06
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Gorin is a well-regarded criminal defense attorney in Los Angeles, with a proven track record."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jun 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. As a former prosecuter with the district attorney's office, Dmitry knows how the other side works, which is invuable in negotiating a resolution or preparing and prosecuting a strong defense."
Unknown Attorney | May 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. He is a knowledgeable, helpful, and articulate member of the legal community."
Unknown Attorney | May 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"One of the absolute best. Exceptional attention to detail, service next to none. I endorse this lawyer."
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