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Downey criminal defense lawyer James Mendez will be able to provide representation for various criminal related matters including theft, drug crimes, assault, DUI, probation matters, expungement cases and many other related cases. If you would like to discuss your case with an experienced legal advocate then you need to call 562-923-4946 and schedule a consultation today.


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Juvenile: 25%
  2. Violent Crime: 25%
  3. DUI & DWI: 25%
  4. Criminal Defense: 25%



Retainer (always), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Decio Cedric Rangel Jr

    I highly recommend James Mendez to assist you in your legal requirements. He is a kind and knowledgeable person who always puts his clients first. I recommend Mr. Mendez without hesitation. I have watched him work as a defense attorney and am impressed by his relationships with the prosecutors and judges. Also, when necessary, he knows how to push using all legal tools at his disposal.


    Decio Rangel Criminal defense Attorney
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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse James. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military law Attorney
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Contact info

Law Office of James Mendez

8301 Florence Avenue, Suite 200
Downey, CA, 90240


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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyLaw Office of James Mendez1995 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of CaliforniaMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Occidental CollegeN/AOther - BachelorsN/A
University of California at Los Angeles School of LawN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A