Experience, Dedication, Integrity, And Results, “YOUR BEST DEFENDER”
The CA State Bar, Bd. of Legal Specialization certified Fay Arfa as a Specialist in CRIMINAL LAW and APPEALS Law. She is also a Board Certified Criminal Trial Advocate (NBTA). If you want YOUR BEST DEFENDER, call Fay Arfa immediately. She can help! Aggressive, Experienced, Knowledgable.
Certified Specialist, Criminal Law, State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization.
Certified Specialist, Appellate Law, State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization.
National Board of Trial Advocacy - Certified Criminal Trial Advocate (ABA Accredited)
REPRESENTATIVE PRACTICE AREAS:
Criminal Defense; Criminal Appeals; Felonies; Misdemeanors; Murder; Sex Crimes; Homicide; Manslaughter; Sexual Assault; Habeas Corpus; Post-Conviction; Fraud.
1981, California State Bar; 1986, U.S. District Court, Central District of California; 1987, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; 1989, U.S. Supreme Court
Southwestern University School of Law, J.D., 1981
University of California at Los Angeles (B.A., cum laude, 1972) Phi Beta Kappa
University of California at Los Angeles, Master of Public Administration ( M.P.A., 1975)
Los Angeles County Bar: (Member, Small Firm and Solo Practice Executive Committee, 1996-1997)
Century City Bar: (Chair, Sections on: Criminal Law, 1998-present; Substance Abuse Section, 1997-1998; Member, Board of Governors, 1998-present; Vice President, 2010, President 2012.)
Criminal Courts Bar Associations; National Association Criminal Defense Lawyers; California Public Defenders Association; California Appellate Defense Counsel, California Attorneys for Criminal Justice, Los Angeles Women's Lawyer's Association.
Fay Arfa, A Law Corporation, 1986 to present.
Deputy Los Angeles City Attorney, 1985-1986.
General Attorney, Federal Aviation Administration, 1982-1984.
Deputy, Los Angeles City Council, Fifth Council District, 1975-1979.
Government Intern, United States Senate, Washington, D.C., Summer, 1972.
Author: "Knock, Knock...Who's There? The Police. Do the Police Have a Right to Enter Your House?," Century City Lawyer, November 2000.
Guest Lecturer, "Criminal Law Motion Practice," Loyola Law School, 2002.
Guest Speaker, "Alcohol: Effects on Life Liberty and Livelihood," UCLA School of Law, 1997.
Speaker, "Substance Abuse: Effects on Life Liberty and Livelihood," Century City Bar Association, 1997.
Moderator: "Marijuana - The Good, Bad and Legal (?)," Century City Bar Association, 1997
Moderator: "Sex Addiction, the Highs, the Lows, the Ups, the Downs, and the Ins and Outs," Century City Bar Association, 1999.
National Public Radio, Sky News, Court TV/CNN.
People v. Clark (1989) 212 CA 3 1233; In re William S. (1989) 208 CA3 313; People v. Mitchell (1994) 30 CA4 783; People v. Monette (1994) 25 CA4 1572; People v. Ponce (1996) 44CA4 1380; People v. Ellison (1998) 68 CA4 203; U.S. v. Robertson, 158 F.3d. 1370 (1998, 9th Cir.); People v. Borrelli, (2000) 77 CA4 703; People v. Young, (2001) 92 CA4 229; In re Eduardo C., (2001) 90 CA4 937; U.S. v. Franklin, 321 F.3d 1231 (2003 9th Cir.).
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Certified Criminal Trial Advocate||National Board of Trial Advocacy||2009|
|Certified Specialist Appellate Law||State Bar of CA - Board of Legal Certification||1996|
|Certified Specialist Criminal Law||State Bar of CA - Board of Legal Certification||1991|
|Attorney||Fay Arfa ALC||1986 - Present|
|Deputy City Attorney||Los Angeles City Attorney||1984 - 1986|
|General Attormey||Federal Aviation Administration||1982 - 1984|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Century City Bar Association||Board of Governors||1998 - Present|
|Century City Bar Association||President||2012 - 2013|
|Century City Bar Association||Co-chair - Criminal Law Section||1998 - 2011|
|Century City Lawyer||Knock, Knock...Who's There? The Police. Do the Police Have a Right to Enter Your House||2000|
|Southwestern University School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1981|
|UCLA||BA - Bachelor of Arts||N/A|
|NCADRC Conference||Deconstructiong SANE Findings||2016|
|Century City Bar Association||Sex Addiction, the Highs, the Lows, the Ups, the Downs, and the Ins and Outs||1999|
|Century City Bar Association||Marijuana - The Good, Bad and Legal||1997|
|Century City Bar Association||Substance Abuse: Effects on Life Liberty and Livelihood||1997|
|People v. Hightower||Not guilty - All counts|
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