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Jonathan Franklin had one goal when he opened the Law Offices of Jonathan Franklin; to establish a firm that would serve clients with the legal counsel and courtroom advocacy they deserve. The services of the Law Offices of Jonathan Franklin are available in Los Angeles and throughout Southern California, and defending your rights is not only a job - it is a calling. When you are considering the DUI lawyers Los Angeles offers, this firm will aggressively defend your rights.


Jonathan Franklin


Jonathan Franklin received his undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder. He received his law degree from Stetson University College of Law, one of the nation's top-rated schools for trial advocacy. During his education, Jonathan spent time gaining practical experience as a Special Assistant Public Defender. He then served as an

Assistant State Attorney where he gained valuable courtroom experience prosecuting a multitude of cases. During his tenure in the State's Attorney's office, Jonathan successfully prosecuted his fair share of DUI and Criminal cases. However, Jonathan's real passion is to defend the rights of his client. So, he opened a practice dedicated to supplying an honest, intelligent legal defense in Los Angeles by defending those arrested for DUI and Criminal matters. He now uses his knowledge and skill to defend people accused of serious felony and misdemeanor crimes, including DUI, drug charges, white collar crimes, domestic violence, lewd conduct, and others.


When deciding to start his own practice, Mr. Franklin was determined to create a law firm that was dedicated to helping clients face and overcome difficult legal problems while providing them with the personal service they deserve. Thus, the Law Offices of Jonathan Franklin was created exclusively to handle DUI and Criminal Defense matters.


 The Law Offices of Jonathan Franklin


When the Law Offices of Jonathan Franklin opened, it was dedicated to the idea of providing the best criminal defense for their clients. This Hollywood DUI lawyer has experience on both sides of the law, with the Public Defender's Office and as a prosecutor for the State Attorney's Office. This deep knowledge of both sides of our adversarial system has helped Jonathan Franklin hone his skills, which guides every action taken by the Law Offices of Jonathan Franklin.


Jonathan Franklin has personal experience with prosecuting and defending a wide range of criminal matters; he is a top Beverly Hills DUI lawyer, but he also has experience in felony and misdemeanor crimes, including drug charges, white collar crimes, and many other areas of criminal law.


A vigorous courtroom defense will be waged, but in many cases the best outcome will result from plea negotiations. Jonathan Franklin has the experience to know when to negotiate, and when to push for a jury trial. No matter what the reason is for your arrest, do not hesitate to call a lawyer. For a free consultation, call the Law Offices of Jonathan Franklin at 310-273-9600.


Dedicated To The Community


Jonathan Franklin is dedicated to the Los Angeles community, and supports a diverse range of charities and cultural organizations. This is not simply a matter of money; these are causes which he believes in and which the Law Offices of Jonathan Franklin serve with time and effort to better the community.

Jonathan Franklin sits on the Board of Governors of the Beverly Hills Bar Association and is also involved in the Delegation Committee of the Los Angeles Bar. Jonathan Franklin is also a member of the Screen Actors Guild – a professional union that gave him skills useful in any courtroom situation, allowing Jonathan Franklin to champion his client's cause in front of a judge or jury.


If you or a loved one have been arrested, call now for a free consultation. This Beverly Hills DUI attorney serves the entire Southern California region and will work diligently to help you achieve your best possible outcome.


Most major credit cards are accepted.


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Law Offices of Jonathan Franklin

427 North Canon Drive
Suite 216
Beverly Hills, CA, 90210-4840

427 North Canon Drive
Suite 216
Beverly Hills, CA, 90210


Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 50%
    24 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 50%
    24 years



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  • George Chakmakis Jr

    I endorse this lawyer. Jonathan has the experience and skills to minimize your problems after a DUI. Top notch attorney.


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  • Jonathan Pierre Lacour

    Keen attention to detail and exceptional client service. One of the best DUI attorneys there is. I endorse this lawyer.


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FLMember in Good Standing199206/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerLaw Offices of Jonathan Franklin1993 - Present
Assistant State AttorneyOrange County State Attorney's Office1991 - 1993
Association namePosition nameDuration
Beverly Hills Bar AssociationBoard of Governors2012 - Present
California Attorneys for Criminal JusticeLifetime Member2012 - Present
Hollywood Heights AssociationBoard of Directors2008 - Present
Southern California Chinese Lawyers AssociationAttorney Member1995 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationDelegation Committee1993 - Present
Beverly Hills Bar AssociationOrder of Distinguished Attorneys1993 - Present
American Bar AssociationAttorney Member1991 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Yahoo FinanceDon't Let the Colors of Red, White and Blue Flash Behind You This Memorial Day Weekend2013
Yahoo FinanceWith Millions Projected to Hit the Road This Labor Day Weekend, LA Lawyer Expects to Give DUI Advice 24/72012
Yahoo FinanceDUI Lawyer Los Angeles -- Staying Safe During Memorial Day Weekend2011
Beverly Hills Bar Association JournalFranklin Opens Beverly Hills Law Offices2011
Yahoo FinanceThe Law Offices of Jonathan Franklin Offer Advice on Dealing With DUIs2010
Beverly Hills Bar Association JournalVintage Bouquet Auction Winner Jets to Big Apple2009
Beverly Hills Bar Association JournalThe Order of Distinquished Attorneys Honors Jonathan Franklin2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Stetson University College of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
University of Colorado - BoulderPolitical ScienceBS - Bachelor of ScienceN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Hollywood Heights Annual MeetingAvoiding a DUI in California2012
Hollywood Heights Annual MeetingCrime Prevention and Public Safety2010