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Top 5% 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 recognized as Super-Lawyer (Top 5% of Attorneys in California). A leading criminal defense lawyer, Mr. Gorin has been a legal analyst on numerous high-profile cases for CNN, Court TV, NBC, HBO, LA Times and other media outlets. Mr. Gorin is a firm partner in Eisner Gorin LLP, rated a Top 5% U.S. Law firm. With six lawyers devoted to defending individual liberties in state and federal courts nationwide, the law firm is a leading criminal defense boutique nationally. No case is too small, and no case too large. Available 24/7 due to the nature of criminal defense emergencies.


Languages spoken: Russian, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 60%
    22 years, 10 thousand cases
  2. Federal Crime: 10%
    22 years, 100 cases
  3. Personal Injury: 10%
    22 years, 50 cases
  4. Appeals: 10%
    22 years, 100 cases
  5. Domestic Violence: 10%
    22 years, 5 thousand cases



Fixed (always), Free consultation (30 minutes)

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  • Jack Joseph Gold

    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


    Jack Gold Juvenile law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Christopher Charles Melcher

    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.


    Christopher Melcher Child custody Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info

Eisner Gorin LLP (Criminal Defense Law Firm)

1875 Century Park E
Suite #700
Los Angeles, CA, 90067

Eisner Gorin LLP (Criminal Defense Law Firm)

14401 Sylvan St
Suite 112
Van Nuys, CA, 91401

Eisner Gorin LLP (Criminal Defense Law Firm)

121 N Maclay
San Fernando, CA, 91340



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top ContributorAvvo2015
America's Most Honored ProfessionalsLos Angeles Magazine2014
2014 Top Attorneys in Southern CaliforniaLos Angeles Magazine2014
Top 5% AttorneyCalifornia Super Lawyers2014
Top 5% Attorneys in CaloforniaCalifornia Super Lawyers2013
California Super-Lawyer, Top 5%Thomson Reuters2012
California Super Lawyer, Top 5%Thomson Reuters2011
Pre-Eminent U.S. Law Firm (Top 5%)Martindale-Hubbell2010
Pre-Eminent U.S. Law Firm (Top 5%)Martindale-Hubbell2009
Pre-Eminent U.S. Law Firm (Top 5%)Martindale-Hubbell2008
Pre-Eminent U.S. Law Firm (Top 5%)Martindale-Hubbell2007
Pre-Eminent U.S. Law Firm (Top 5% U.S. Firm)Martindale-Hubbell2006
Top Prosecutor AwardOffce of the L.A. County District Attorney2001
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Firm PartnerEisner Gorin LLP - Los Angeles Criminal Defense Law Firm2013 - Present
Adjunct Law ProfessorUCLA Communications Department; and Pepperdine Law School2001 - Present
Firm PartnerKestenbaum Eisner & Gorin LLP (Criminal Defense Law Firm)2005 - 2013
Senior Deputy District Attorney, Special Victims UnitLos Angeles County District Attorney's Office1993 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMember1995 - Present
San Fernando Valley Bar AssociationMember1995 - Present
Burbank Bar AssocationMember1995 - Present
Glendale Bar AssociationMember1995 - Present
California Association for Criminal JusticeMember1995 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember1995 - Present
Beverly Hills Bar AssociationMember1995 - Present
Former District Attorney's Association of Los AngelesN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Unlawful Search - Court Granted Motion to Suppress Evidence - Case DismissedCase Dismissed
Not Guilty Verdict in Assault with a Deadly Weapon TrialJury returned a verdict of NOT GUILTY
Felony DUI Charges with InjuriesReduced to Misdemeanor, No Jail
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Publication nameTitleDate
San Fernando Valley Bar AssociationDefending Medical Marijuana Cases2012
San Fernando Valley Lawyer MagazineDUI Defense2011
Aspatore, WestLawJuvenile Case Defense2011
Continuing Education of the Bar, Criminal Law and ProcedureGrand Jury Investigations2008
Continuing Education of the Bar, Criminal Law and ProcedureGrand Jury Investigations2007
Continuing Education of the Bar, Criminal Law and ProcedureGrand Jury Investigations2006
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California at Los Angeles School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
University of California - Los AngelesEconomics - Magna Cum LaudeBA - Bachelor of Arts1992
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Criminal Defense MCLESubtance Abuse: Defending Professionals2014
MCLE (Numerous Presentations)Defending Criminal Cases2013
LA TimesHigh-Profile Cases2012
Legal AnalystLindsay Lohan Felony2011
Legal AnalystBell Criminal Case2011
What to do if you are arrested?DUI Defense2010
Speaker at State Bar ConferenceDivorce and Criminal Law Issues: Avoiding Self-Incrimination in Family Court2010
Defending Federal Offensesthefederalcriminalattorneys.com2010
Defending DUI Casesladuidefenselawyers.com2010
Defending Criminal Cases in LAkelawyers.com2010
Defending Criminal Caseskeglawyers.com2010
Annual Bar MeetingWhite Collar Crime Defense2010
San Fernando Valley Bar Association: Cross Examination TechniquesCross-Examination of Police Officers and Jury Trial Techniques - San Fernando Valley2009
MSNBC Television: Dr.Nancy ShowProsecuting Michael Jackson Doctors - Healthcare Criminal Defense2009
L.A. Times Article: Leaking of Rihanna PhotoExpert Legal Opinion and Analysis2009
Defending Sexual Related Crimessexcrimedefenseattorney.com2009
Defending Sex Crimeslosangelesexcrimelawyers.com2009
Defending Drug Offenseslosangelesdrugcrimeattorneys.com2009
Chris Brown and Rihanna, L.A. Times, Expert CommentaryLA District Attorney's Office Filing Decision: Felony or Misdemeanor Charges?2009
KSRO Radio InterviewCriminal Defense of Child Pornography Cases2008
Eastern European Bar AssociationDefending DUI Cases2008
Defending Juvenile Crimesjuveniledefenseattorneys.com2008
Defending Criminal Cases in Van Nuys Courtvannuyscriminalattorneys.com2008
Defending Criminal Cases in the San Fernando Valleysanfernandovalleylawyers.com2008
Defending Bench Warrantsbenchwarrantattorneys.com2008
Witness CredibilityCourt TV - People v. Phil Spector Coverage2007
High-Profile Case Analysis: Prosecution Case EvidenceCourt TV Coverage - People v. Phil Spector2007
Defending Domestic Violence Casesthedomesticviolenceattorney.com2007
Defending Cases In Ventura Courtventuracriminaldefenselawyers.com2007
Defending Cases in San Fernando Courtsanfernandocriminalattorneys.com2007
Defending Cases in Pasadena Courtpasadenacriminalattorneys.com2007
Court TV Phil Spector, Expert Legal Commentary - Defense WitnessesJury Trial and Criminal Defense Analysis in Los Angeles Courts2007
Defending Internet Crimesinternetcriminalattorney.com2006
Defending Cases in Torrance Courttorrancecriminalattorneys.com2006
Defending Cases in the Glendale Courtglendalecriminaldefenselawyers.com2006
Defending Cases in the Burbank Courtburbankcriminalattorneys.com2006
Defending Cases in Santa Clarita Courtsantaclaritacriminalattorneys.com2006
Defending Cases in Beverly Hillsbeverlyhillscriminaldefenselawyers.com2006
North Mission Road, Court TV, Study of Van Nuys Court Murder TrialMurder Case Prosecution, Evidence Grathering, and Jury Trial Advocacy2003