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Eric Mayeda Renslo

Criminal defense Attorney at Los Angeles, CA

5.0   47 reviews

Licensed for 5 years

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  1. Criminal defense
    30%
    Property Crimes, Internet/Cyber Crimes, Violent Crimes, Theft, Drug Crimes, Gun Offenses, Domestic Violence, Sex Crimes, Murder/Attempted Murder, DUI, Gang Crimes, and all California/Federal Charges. Call (213) 973-9190 Today for a Free Consultation.

  2. Violent crime
    25%
    Has you or a loved one been charged with a violent crime? Attorney Renslo will provide an aggressive defense, conduct further investigation, and always be willing to fight for you at trial. Call or Text (213) 973-9190 Today for a Free Consultation.

  3. Domestic violence
    20%
    Has you or a loved one been accused of domestic violence? Attorney Renslo will provide an aggressive defense, conduct further investigation, and always be willing to fight for you at trial. Call or Text (213) 973-9190 Today for a Free Consultation.

  4. DUI and DWI
    10%
    Prosecutors do not like to negotiate on these cases, even for people accused of a first time DUI/DWI. You need a criminal defense trial attorney who is ready to fight for you at trial. Call or Text (213) 973-9190 Today for a Free Consultation.

  5. Drug Crime
    10%
    Has you or a loved one been charged with a drug crime? Attorney Renslo can file a motion to suppress evidence, conduct further investigation, and always be willing to fight for you at trial. Call or Text (213) 973-9190 Today for a Free Consultation.

  6. Sex crime
    5%
    Has you or a loved one been charged with a sex crime? Let Attorney Renslo, a former prosecutor who handled violent felony sex crimes, provide an aggressive defense for you or your loved one. Call or Text (213) 973-9190 Today for a Free Consultation.

SUCCESSFULLY REPRESENTED LA AREA INFLUENCERS, RAPPERS, COLLEGE STUDENTS, AND MORE

Attorney Eric Renslo exclusively practices criminal defense in the Greater Los Angeles Area. Unlike most criminal defense attorneys, his expertise lies in bringing cases to trial, and more importantly, securing the best possible outcome for you. He is a UCLA Law graduate, has significant winning trial experience, is very accessible, and offers affordable pricing.

As a former prosecutor, Attorney Renslo has successfully handled serious and violent felonies throughout Southern California. He has also litigated, as sole counsel, dozens of challenging jury trials and contested court hearings in many different Los Angeles County courts, obtaining favorable results in nearly all matters. He maintains great relationships with prosecutors, judges, police officers, and bailiffs.

Attorney Renslo is highly-regarded by his peers for his effectiveness and results as a trial attorney. He has extensive training in aggressive trial advocacy from UCLA School of Law, where he earned his Juris Doctor degree. His work in advanced pre-trial, trial, and appellate criminal litigation has been recognized by UCLA School of Law with the Masin Family Academic Excellence Gold Award.

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Licensed for 5 years
State CA
Status Active
Acquired 2017
Updated 12/03/2022

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Eric Mayeda Renslo
350 S Grand Ave, Ste B1 #712065
Los Angeles, CA, 90071-9998

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Client's Choice 2022
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Eric received a significant number of 4+ stars in 2022
Posted by Matt | January 9, 2023
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Amazing lawyer amazing results
I’m writing this honest review for Eric, as he helped me with my case for almost the last year. Ever since day one of meeting him his been very Professional and very transparent. I had a serious felony case out of Orange County ( one of the harshest counties to get into any legal issue) and unfortunately I’ve had priors as well but yet he fought very hard to get me The best deal possible. Eric managed to get me more than a “ good deal” he got me unheard of plea deal that the DA was very opposed to yet he pulled it through. Besides being very experienced legally, he shows up on time to every single court date which is something a lot of attorneys lack based on my personal experience, and he communicates with you and always answers calls and texts which is a huge plus. Over all I give him a 10/10 rating.
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Posted by Peter | October 5, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Best Criminal Defense Lawyer in California
To start, if you’re reading this review you most likely are in some sort of legal trouble. I strongly urge you to get a lawyer as soon as possible. The criminal legal system is not designed to be easily navigated. There are so many levels and rules that a normal person just has no shot of navigating alone. I graduated from USC and can usually pick up on things relatively quickly, but it would have been close to impossible to fight my charges on my own. To put it in perspective, my case took two and a half years and consisted of 11 appearances that all had different arguments and strategies associated with them. There is a ton of opportunity to make mistakes so I strongly recommend you lawyer up because I promise, innocent or not, the system is not as fair as we would hope. For me, when selecting attorneys, I skimmed through about 40-50 and ranked them based on experience and what law schools they went to. Eric went to UCLA Law which is a top 5 law school in criminal defense. Insanely hard to get into, and it produces some of the best lawyers in the country. Some of the other lawyers I called went to Harvard, USC, and Yale but I ultimately decided to go with Eric because I could tell how invested in helping me he was out of the gate, by the questions he was asking, the suggestions he was making, and the overall meticulousness of the conversation. I was facing 7 years in state prison. It didn’t feel right or fair or even real, to be frank. But it is the reality of the current system and it was very real. Eric couldn’t have been a better guide through it all. I almost want to look up how many hours we talked on the phone over the 2.5 years of the case because we had constant phone calls that lasted for sometimes 2-3 hours. He put his all into ensuring I knew what was happening, and I understood how and why we were approaching the case. Since the deals we were offered we not great we decided moving to trial was the best move. I could write an essay about the trial experience but to keep it short, 4 witnesses showed up to testify against me, and the DA was extremely impressive in his own right. But Eric maintained control of the room and the narrative for the duration of the trial. Regardless of how well he did, it didn’t take the edge off when the decision was eventually submitted by the jury. All two and a half years, two felony charges, and a seven-year prison sentence all culminated to a single moment and I personally don’t have the vocabulary to truly describe the sense of monumental relief that was felt when the non-guilty verdict was announced for both felony charges. Genuinely a euphoric moment and I couldn’t have chosen a better lawyer to share it with. I couldn’t recommend anyone more than I recommend Eric if you are facing any serious criminal charges.
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Posted by anonymous | November 21, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great Attorney Experience
Most attorneys that I’ve dealt with were hard to reach or didn’t work on/care about my case. Definitely felt the difference when signing on with Eric. Great job! Case Dismissed. I’d strongly recommend him for anyone struggling with restraining orders and criminal defense.
Posted by Dennise | August 26, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Teacher
I am so grateful for Eric's treatment of my mothers case. Throughout the process he communicated with us. He was genuine and kind from the start to the very end. He ultimately got her case dismissed. I'm glad he took her as a client and even extended his services to her husband. He fought hard for them both and our family is so grateful for his time and care. The results speak to the fact that Eric knows his stuff and will deliver. Thank you so much Eric
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Posted by Morayma | July 28, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Fearless Lawyer
Eric Renslo is by far the most professional, outstanding, kind, humble, respectful, aggressive and most of all patient Lawyer that any mother would expect a Lawyer to be. Our family was a facing a very dark road where it could have impacted our family of Life in prison to 25 years in prison, to 13 years in prison, to 9 years in prison, 6 years in prison, to finally sentenced to 3 years in prison. He went to another county, he faced new District Attorneys, New Judges and took the courage for him to do this for our family. He was loyal to our family, he was committed to our situation. He took my calls in the mornings, day time, evenings, and weekends. He drove for many hours to our destination with rain, shine, windy, hot or cold and never complained. He remained committed. He worked with us financially and he stuck to our agreement as we did to him. Eric Renslo is the criminal lawyer you want!!!! I cannot express how much I value him as a person and as a professional. He has become someone we began to love like family because he held my heart in his hands and he took care of it like it was his. He’s a very unique individual and for that I would highly recommend him to anyone that is in of a lawyer. Eric, may the lord keep blessing you for all the good that you do. On behalf of my family and I we all love you very much. Morayma
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Posted by Dion | July 7, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Dion Bruister
Eric Mayeda Renslo was a beacon of hope for my family at a time when our options appeared limited and the likelihood of a satisfactory resolution seemed nigh on impossible. Not only was he able to defend us from unjust accusation, his calm and empathetic demeanor offer emotional succor to myself and those I care about most. My son and I are eternally grateful for his service and I hereby recommend Mr. Renslo without reservation.
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Posted by Ceci | June 28, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
The best Hands Down
Words can NOT describe how grateful and thankful I am for this young man! He made this journey stress free and remained professional at all time. He made sure to return all calls in a timely manner and made this process so smooth. My list can go on and on. He was also very reasonable and willing to work with me. He was Completely understanding through it all, very educated and insightful. I am beyond grateful to have had him in my corner and to help me receive the much needed outcome of my case! I highly HIGHLY recommend this young man! And not once did I have to show up for court! GLORY TO GOD! He truly is the “Trial God”!! :)
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Posted by anonymous | June 1, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
BEST LAWYER EVER
As a person who never got in trouble , finding Eric was a blessing. When it came to reassuring and meetings this man never misses a beat. He sticks to his words and literally takes every case personal. He gives you a game plan. He makes sure you feel comfortable before court and goes after each case like his life is on the line. He reassure you that as a team he’s going to do whatever it is to clear your name. Will most definitely refer him to anyone who needs a lawyer.
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Posted by Alba | May 16, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
All charges dropped!
After finding Eric as a fellow UCLA bruin, I was blessed to have his skills and efforts by my side. He did a great job prepping me for statements and harsh interrogation. Ultimately, he got felony charges reduced to misdemeanors and then completely dismissed with a breeze. A great example of what an attorney should be!
Posted by Rosie Bailey | April 5, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Attorney Eric is an angel!
A single African American mom with a young male son facing more than 10 counts and 15-20 years imprisonment in Torrance, CA court room was frighten! Attorney Eric was an angel who provided outstanding legal strategies and expertise that resulted in me going from sleepiness to peaceful night’s. Eric is affordable, sharp-witted, and loyal to his clients. I will refer Eric to anyone.
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Posted by Wendy | March 13, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
I’m truly blessed to have found Eric!
Eric saved my life and my future. I knew from the moment we spoke on the phone that he knew what he was doing and he would fight for me. Unlike many other lawyers I came across, Eric shows that he truly cares. I got into a horrible accident and it was a felony case and I was facing jail time. We started off at one court but then he thought of requesting to transfer my case to a different court, for veterans. We weren’t 100% sure if it would get accepted but it did! However, even there they wanted to give me jail time. Somehow, someway Eric was able to convince the DA and judge to give me community service and my case will be dismissed in one year!! I almost couldn’t believe it. It honestly felt like I needed a miracle each for each step in the process to get approved for this, but my lawyer made it happen and I am so thankful for him. I honestly feel very lucky and blessed to have come across him. He also always kept me informed of everything and I always felt I was in great hands. If your life got just a little bit too real for you like it did for me, then you’re in need of a good lawyer and Eric Renslo is the one.
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Posted by Ebony | March 5, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Compassion and Diligent
Eric has been working with our family for almost 3 years now. And since day 1, he’s never stopped working to help our brother. After a long time coming he got the charges reduced/dropped and sentencing drastically reduced. Thank you for never giving up and fighting for us! You will always hold a special place in our hearts, thank you!
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Posted by Raul | February 9, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great lawyer
He's a great lawyer and help me out when I thought I was in big trouble. Has good prices and goes the extra mile to help me out when I didn't have much money. Always in time and keeps you updated with all the legal appointments. Would recommend him to all my family and friends.
Posted by Christian | January 6, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Best lawyer around
Always kept me updated on my case dropped all my felony charges and got the whole case dismissed i recommend him too anyone that has trouble with the law
Posted by Daniel | October 9, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Amazing Lawyer!!!
I contacted Eric right away when I needed a lawyer and he responded quick in a very professional manner. We set a date to meet and I hired him for my case and he helped me win my case all charges dropped. I recommend Eric for anyone looking to hire a lawyer. He wouldn’t disappoint!! Amazing lawyer!
Posted by anonymous | October 4, 2021
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Saved my Son
My son got mxed up with a chic that blindsided him with serious legal action. Then the local PD took up the baton and got carried with themselves. My son picked Eric. When we first met, i did not get a warm fuzzy feeling over my son's choice. As things unfolded, Eric began to suggest/predict possible outcomes pro and con. Evry step along the way he managed to get the best possible outcome achieved. Despite my early nervousness, he knows his craft and he seems to know his way around the environment he works in. My son got off with the litest possible sentence on the least possible charges. And when he completes his agreement, his record will be cleared. My son make a good choice. I'm proud of both of these young bucks. Hank you Eric. U did good by us.!!!
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Posted by Will | September 12, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
The best lawyer in so cal!!
Eric was referred to me by another lawyer who I went through and I got to say it really was the best choice I could have made! He is a complete professional, he really makes an attempt to make a connection with his clients and makes them feel like they have someone fighting for them that truly cares a bought you and wants to help not just because you paid them. So if you really are looking for the best attorney you should go through Eric 100%
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Posted by Chris | July 24, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
The Best Out There
Eric is a professional and diligent lawyer who knows how to defend his clients. There were many times that I had given up or didn't care about the outcome, but he supported me through it and convinced me we had a chance at dismissal. After a year of going back and forth with the DA and getting the proper documentation from the VA, I was able to acquire the outcome that my family and I desired. From 2 felonies and facing possible state prison, Eric was able to completely get both dismissed so long as I continue to follow the diversion program. This is unheard of! It was the light at the end of the tunnel for me! I couldn't have been more thankful and appreciative of his counsel. My parents and I thank him for all he's done and we look forward to seeing what he will continue to accomplish for the years to come. Choose Eric Renslo and you won't regret it!
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Posted by ThaHoodJeweler | May 10, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
TRULY RECOMMENDED
Couldn’t be more thankful to have hired Eric for my case! The last thing you wanna be doing is looking for the right lawyer and if that’s what your doing right now we’ll then your in the right place because you will look no further!! If your looking for a lawyer who will aggressively FIGHT for YOU this is him. Got me off a 6 year sentence with 0 JAIL TIME!! Not to mention his AFFORDABLE retainer fees!!! I am so pleased to have had him by my side through this trial I was scared at first but once I met him I immediately knew he was the right one he’s young and hungry and that’s exactly what you want on your side!!!!
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Posted by Thomas | April 29, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Eric was awesome!
I not only recommend Attorney Eric Renslo, but I guarantee once you have used his services you too will not have to look any further. He responded to my concerns in a timely manner, he is a very knowledgeable and trustworthy person. I have never had an Attorney to work so hard for me and whom had my best interest at heart. My wife and myself are forever grateful and pleased with the services that we received from Eric. I can't thank him enough!
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  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
Payment methods
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Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Criminal Defense Trial Attorney
  • Renslo Law
  • 2018 - Present
  • Prosecutor
  • Los Angeles City Attorney's Office
  • 2017 - 2018
  • Certified Law Clerk
  • Los Angeles County District Attorney
  • 2016 - 2016
  • Certified Law Clerk
  • Santa Barbara County District Attorney
  • 2016 - 2016
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Education

  • University of California at Los Angeles School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2017
  • University of California - Davis
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2014

Legal Cases

  • People v. E.L.
  • Case Dismissed

Associations

  • Criminal Courts Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2021 - Present
  • California Attorneys for Criminal Justice
  • Member
  • 2018 - Present
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2018 - Present
  • American Association for Justice
  • Member
  • 2018 - Present
  • State Bar of California
  • Attorney
  • 2017 - Present
  • International Criminal Court Forum
  • Associate Editor
  • 2016 - 2017
  • UCLA Pacific Basin Law Journal
  • Senior Managing Editor
  • 2015 - 2017
  • UCLA Asian Pacific Islander Law Student Association
  • Member
  • 2014 - 2017
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2023
  • Top 40 Under 40
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • 2022
  • Client's Choice
  • Avvo
  • 2022
  • 10 Best
  • American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys
  • 2022
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2022
  • Top 40 Under 40
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • 2021
  • Top 10 Under 40
  • National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys
  • 2021
  • Client's Choice
  • Avvo
  • 2021
  • 10 Best
  • American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys
  • 2021
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2021
  • Top 10 Attorney
  • Attorney and Practice Magazine
  • 2021
  • Top 10 Attorney
  • Attorney and Practice Magazine
  • 2020
  • Top 40 Under 40
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • 2020
  • Top 10 Under 40
  • National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys
  • 2020
  • Client's Choice
  • Avvo
  • 2020
  • 10 Best
  • American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys
  • 2020
  • Top 40 Under 40
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • 2019
  • Top 10 Under 40
  • National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys
  • 2019
  • Client's Choice
  • Avvo
  • 2019
  • 10 Best
  • American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys
  • 2019
  • UC President's Post-Graduate Public Service Law Fellowship
  • University of California President
  • 2018
  • UCLA School of Law Merit Scholarship
  • UCLA School of Law
  • 2017
  • UCLA School of Law Merit Scholarship
  • UCLA School of Law
  • 2016
  • UCLA Summer Public Service Law Fellowship
  • UCLA School of Law
  • 2016
  • UCLA School of Law Merit Scholarship
  • UCLA School of Law
  • 2015
  • UCLA Summer Public Service Law Fellowship
  • UCLA School of Law
  • 2015
  • Masin Family Academic Excellence Gold Award
  • UCLA School of Law
  • 2015
  • Departmental Citation for Undergraduate Achievement
  • UC Davis
  • 2014
  • Dean's List
  • UC Davis
  • N/A
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Publications

  • UCLA Pacific Basin Law Journal
  • Editor
  • 2017
  • UCLA Pacific Basin Law Journal
  • Editor
  • 2016
  • UCLA Pacific Basin Law Journal
  • Editor
  • 2016
  • UCLA Pacific Basin Law Journal
  • Editor
  • 2015
  • UCLA Pacific Basin Law Journal
  • Editor
  • 2015
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Speaking Engagements

Attorney endorsements

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Criminal defense Attorney | Aug 26
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Mr. Renslo is very intelligent. I have personally seen him answer calls from clients at night just because he cares. He is a good communicator. He is highly ethical and abides by the rules of professional conduct. I recommend him for your criminal defense needs."
Criminal defense Attorney | Oct 30
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I first met Mr. Renso back when I was a criminal prosecutor in Los Angeles. I always had a profound respect for him because he was one of the select few of my colleagues that were eager to do jury trials--many attorneys are actually hesitant to do jury trials because of how arduous and stressful they can be. I worked on several matters with Mr. Renslo as opposing counsel when I became a criminal defense attorney. He is a very smart and resourceful attorney and is very skillful in jury trials. I am happy he switched over to the defense bar, where a person of his skill and desire to help people truly belongs. I wholeheartedly recommend him to anybody who needs a great advocate on their side."
Criminal defense Attorney | Oct 22
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I know Eric to be a sharp criminal defense attorney who really knows his way around the courtroom, which is particularly important for clients going to trial. I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Oct 06
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I knew Eric Renslo during my time as a prosecutor, and he is absolutely one of the best trial lawyers. Even after I left the prosecutor's office, Eric was always very fair and very easy to work with. I have no doubt that Eric will be a fantastic edition to the Criminal Defense Bar, and valuable resource for anyone facing criminal allegations. Eric also went to one of the top law schools in the nation, and you can tell by the quality of his work. HIGHLY ENDORSE!"
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Eric Mayeda Renslo
Criminal defense Attorney
Los Angeles, CA
Licensed for 5 years
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