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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top Contributor Award||AVVO||2015|
|10 BEST-Client Satisfaction 2015||American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys||2015|
|2015 Client's Choice Award||AVVO||2015|
|Best of 2015||Thumbtack||2015|
|President's Award||California DUI Lawyers Association||2014|
|Client's Choice Award||AVVO||2014|
|criminal defense attorney||LAW OFFICE OF ANN GOTTESMAN||2008 - Present|
|Public Defender attorney||Riverside Public Defenders Office||2007 - 2008|
|Associate||Law Office of Michael Cabrera||2005 - 2007|
|Law Clerk||Marilee Marshall & Associates||2004 - 2006|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|National Association of Public Defenders (NAPD)||Member||2015 - Present|
|San Gabriel Valley Bar Association||Member||2012 - Present|
|Pasadena Bar Association||Member||2011 - Present|
|The Private Defenders of California, Inc.||Attorney Member||2011 - Present|
|California DUI Lawyers Association||member||2010 - Present|
|Los Angeles County Bar Association||member||2006 - Present|
|California Public Defenders Association||Attorney Member||2005 - Present|
|Refusal DUI Suspension set aside-- no suspension||DMV set aside (dismissal) and avoided a 3 year revocation of drivers license|
|Refusal DUI Suspension set aside-- no suspension||DMV set aside and avoided a 3 year revocation of drivers license|
|Drunk in Public DISMISSED on Trial Date||Case DISMISSED on day of trial|
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|www.anngottesmanlaw.com||DMV Hearing Rights in California||2015|
|new supreme court cases Law Office of Ann Gottesman Blog||New Supreme Court Case Cell Phone Search||2014|
|Southwestern University School of Law||law||JD - Juris Doctor||2005|
|California State University||Psychology||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1999|
|DUI, DMV and IID||Underage DUI and DMV license suspension||2015|
Posted by anonymous
After being arrested in Pasadena for the first time in April and having no previous run-ins with the law, I immediately panicked!!! I spoke with a several attorneys that really didn't care much about what I had to say and the conversations felt very rushed; so I was discouraged in finding the right attorney to represent me. I then found attorney Gottesman through an advertisement online and I called her one late evening. To my surprise, she returned my call later that night outside of her office hours. She spoke with me and LISTENED to my concerns. After our conversation, attorney Gottesman put me at ease. I met with her later that week to further discuss my case and our meeting validated how trustworthy and attentive she truly is. She's one of those rare attorneys that genuinely cares about her clients and goes above and beyond her clients expectations. After our initial meeting, she assured me that everything will be okay and that I was in good hands!
Attorney Gottesman went to court for me and she immediately called me right after to give me an update. Knowing that a DUI is a serious offense and people charged with it generally get convicted, the unexpected happened. She worked her magic and a few months later, MY CASE WAS DROPPED!!! Her extensive experience and knowledge allowed her to get the best outcome anyone charged with a DUI can only dream of. I cannot thank her enough for making this nightmare go away. How many people charged with a DUI can say that their case was dropped?!!!!! Not many. I am in total disbelief because I was honestly expecting a lesser charge.
I will forever grateful to Ann for everything she did. Thanks so much Ann. I cannot thank you enough for getting me out of this terrible nightmare. You are truly God send.
Anyone seeking a criminal attorney should look no further because I can assure you that you will most definitely be pleased with attorney Ann Gottesman's services.
Posted by Wendy
After what were the worst couple of days in my life, Ann put me at ease right away in her office. She was very thorough, and as this was my first time with any of this, she explained it to me until I understood. Ann was very compassionate, but she was also an experienced, knowlegable and convincing warrior for me in court. I left court with an even better outcome than I was expecting - with immense gratitude to Ann. Don't let her petite size fool you - she was a tough fighter and an amazing advocate for me throughout the entire process. I very highly recommend Ann to help you after the worst days in your life.
Posted by Christopher
I recently had a case regarding a second DUI where both my charges were dismissed in traffic court. The DMV, on the other hand, wanted to hold me accountable in spite of this decision so I began to research DUI lawyers. Ann warned me that it was possible I could lose granted it was my second offense, just as other lawyers told me. However, she was also the only lawyer to give me a few details about how she can navigate the case in my favor simply by using the resources available to her. She also disclosed more knowledge of this field than some of the other lawyers i spoke with. I'm not discrediting their record or their ability to work, but Ann won me over with her compassion and because she really did seem invested in my case, moreover she made me feel confident that she knew how to resolve it. Ultimately, the DMV dismissed my case and I got my drivers license back. She has been a big help and I appreciate the work she put in to my case.
Andrew Leventhal, Criminal defense Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
Ms. Gottesman is the type of criminal lawyer I'd recommend to anyone - she is is skilled, elegant and eloquent. More importantly, Ms. Gottesman has an immense amount of experience defending any charge on the books. She was a Riverside County Public Defender for several years where she fought tirelessly for the downtrodden and poor. Ms. Gottesman fights the same way for her private clients today. She is also an exemplar for ethics in the private sector. Ann is a wonderful person and a wonderful lawyer; I am thrilled to endorse her.
Jon Straub, Aviation Attorney
Relationship: Worked together on matter
Ann Gottesman is a lawyer who listens to her clients and makes sure their needs are all taken care of. Ann and I have collaborated on numerous cases and she always has great ideas and ways to tackle problems. Her experience and knowledge often come in handy to meet the challenges of criminal defense. I highly endorse Ann Gottesman as a great attorney.