I have been practicing law in the Los Angeles area and surrounding Southern California counties for over 38 years. I have the highest rating in legal abilities and ethical standards. I am fluent in English and Spanish. My rates are reasonable. My business hours are extremely flexible. My practice areas are criminal defense, family law, personal injury, civil litigation, real estate, and trials. I am a people's lawyer. I have represented national celebrities, actors, directors, singers, musicians, moms, dads, and individuals in trouble. I have also represented a number of businesses with their litigation issues.
I am proud to be a lawyer and in a position to help shape the future of people's lives.
I consider myself to be a no non-sense, practical person. My client's interests and protection are first and foremost. I try to protect my clients from themselves, others and unnecessary attorney bills. An ounce of preventive legal action can prevent litigation. An ounce of common sense and practicality can minimize the cost of litigation.
As an attorney, if I protect my clients well and at the same time save them emotional distress and money, my interests will be served as well. I am a hard working attorney. I believe that good luck is a residue of hard work and artful preparation of any case.
I believe the judicial system works. Truth and justice usually prevail at the end. The above does not mean that you must pay an arm and leg for legal services. I encourage meetings, mediation, arbitration and other avenues to shortcut the process and resolve the disputes, if at all possible. However, if unsuccessful, I am a formidable opponent at trial. I am a tiger in the courtroom.
I handle all types of criminal cases, including murder, felonies, burglaries, white collar crimes, narcotic offenses, domestic violence, DUI, assault and battery, and just about anything else.
In family law cases, I handle divorces, child custody disputes, child custody mediations, property division, collection of alimony, restraining orders, contempt proceedings, Orders to Show Cause, and much more.
In personal injury cases, I handle severe injury and death cases resulting from auto vs. auto accidents, slip and fall accidents, bicycle accidents, auto vs. train collisions, premises liability disputes and just about all litigation related thereto. I also handle real estate disputes, landlord-tenant disputes, collection cases, business disputes and much more.
I do not handle cases I am not equipped to handle. If I can't help you, I’ll help you locate the right attorney for you.
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated - Judicial Edition||Martindale-Hubbell||2013|
|Southern California Super Lawyer||Thomson Reuters||2013|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2013|
|Superb Rated Attorney||Avvo||2013|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2012|
|Superb Rated Attorney||Avvo||2012|
|Southern California Super Lawyer||Thomson Reuters||2012|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated - Judicial Edition||Martindale-Hubbell||2012|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2011|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated - Judicial Edition||Martindale-Hubbell||2011|
|Southern California Super Lawyer||Thomson Reuters||2011|
|Superb Rated Attorney||Avvo||2011|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2010|
|Southern California Super Lawyer||Thomson Reuters||2010|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2009|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2008|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2007|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2006|
|Southern California Super Lawyer||Thomson Reuters||2006|
|Southern California Super Lawyer||Thomson Reuters||2005|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2005|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2004|
|Southern California Super Lawyer||Thomson Reuters||2004|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2003|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2002|
|Who's Who in American Law||Who's Who Legal||N/A|
|Owner||Law Office of Oscar E. Toscano||1978 - Present|
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|Glendale Bar Association||Prior Member||N/A|
|Los Angeles County Bar Association||Prior Member||N/A|
|Mexican American Bar Association||Prior Member||N/A|
|Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles||Member||N/A|
|Consumer Attorneys of California||Prior Member||N/A|
|State Bar of California||Member||N/A|
|American Trial Lawyers Association||Prior Member||N/A|
|American Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Million Dollar Advocates Forum||Member||N/A|
|DUI with hit and Run and Child Endangering||Complete Dismissal|
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|Consumer Attorneys of California Hawaii Travel Seminar||How to Protect Your Client from Day One - A Practical Approach||2003|
|Unknown||How to Deal With The Difficult Client||N/A|
|Unknown||How to Manage The Small Law Office||N/A|
|Unknown||How to Deal With The Hispanic Client||N/A|
|Loyola Law School, Loyola Marymount University||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1978|
|University of California, Los Angeles||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1975|
|Consumar Attorneys of California Hawaii Travel Seminar||How to Protect Your Client from Day One - A Practical Approach||2003|