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Eric Drew Shevin

Criminal defense Attorney at Sherman Oaks, CA

4.2   5 reviews
  • Licensed for 31 years
    State CA
    Acquired 1992
    Status
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SUPERIOR DEFENSE. WINNING RESULTS. CANNABIS LEGAL EXPERT.

Eric D. Shevin, Esq. practices exclusively in the area of state and federal criminal law. Serving Southern California and individuals throughout the nation, he has been practicing since 1992. Mr. Shevin has won significant victories for his clients in Arizona, Hawaii, Louisiana, Missouri, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas, Washington and Wisconsin. 

With advanced knowledge of the laws pertaining to criminal defendants and extensive experience challenging illegal search warrants and illegal police conduct, Mr. Shevin has won dismissals in cases involving illegally obtained evidence, illegal traffic stops, illegal police operations, illegal searches, unauthorized destruction of evidence and illegally obtained confessions.

Mr. Shevin is a lifetime member of the NORML Legal Committee, dedicated to the reform of marijuana laws. Since the passage of Proposition 215, The Compassionate Use Act, Mr. Shevin has become an outspoken advocate against the prosecution of sick people. He has defended hundreds of medical marijuana cases throughout California, with the vast majority resulting in absolute dismissal. As an attorney, Mr. Shevin has filed motions in federal court in an attempt to prevent interference with the Compassionate Use Act. In addition, he has extensive knowledge of cannabis yield ratios and medical efficacy of marijuana and uses medical marijuana experts who testify on issues of dosage and government cultivation guidelines.

Based in Sherman Oaks, California, Mr. Shevin travels throughout the state and country on behalf of his clients. Whether they need legal representation for criminal matters or advice about laws and legal situations, clients can rely on Eric D. Shevin to provide a strong defense and valuable advice.

 

 

Awards

Silver Client Champion

Location

Eric Drew Shevin
15260 Ventura Blvd Ste 1050
Sherman Oaks, CA, 91403

Reviews

4.2 / 5.0
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Posted by anonymous | June 8, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
Eric is the best criminal defense attorney in LA
Eric Shevin is hands down one of if not the best most well respected criminal defense attorneys in LA. I have used Eric on several occasions most recently on a criminal case. We were facing serious felony charges for manufacturing a controlled substance(cannabis oil). Eric and his team defended us and we achieved the result we were looking for. No jail and at with the completion of probation we were able to work a deal for a wobbler. I can't recommend Eric enough. Great guy and an incredible lawyer.
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Posted by anonymous | June 29, 2016
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| Hired Attorney
Great lawyer for marijuana cases
Eric helped me get out of a little jam I had. The first deal offered was 7 years jail, with Eric and his team our final deal that we accepted was 1 year probation. Thought about using him again for a more serious matter a year later but his main defense strategy was for me to become a informant. This wasn't going to work for me, so i went with someone else. But for marijuana cases he's great!
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Posted by Laszlo | April 3, 2012
The best criminal attorney I know.
Mr. Shevin has represented me in multiple occasions within the past 13 years. First, it was for a DUI and later it was for a civil case against my Home Owners Association where he won the case with a large settlement and also for two marijuana cultivation cases with an unbelievable outcome. Eric is knowledgeable, reliable, and a consciences attorney. He seems to know everybody in his field, including prosecutors and judges. He is resourceful and clever when he builds a defense and he always has a backup plan. I recommended him to my friends and business associates many times and everyone I have referred to him have been very satisfied with his work. I can definitely say that if I get in trouble again in the future, I would not hire any other attorney except Mr. Shevin.
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Posted by Brian | March 22, 2012
By FAR!! the best MMJ attorney around
I have been a client of eric's for over 4 years now and I have to say he is the most well rounded MMJ attorney, and I have spoken with plenty of them. When I say well rounded I mean educated, prompt, takes his time to listen, keeps updated, and simply just has the knowledge and experience that only comes with time. Try to find another attorney that has courses to educate judges on MMJ law. He is one of us that is truly for the cause. So if you are looking for a defense or MMJ attorney, you have found him.
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Posted by Dave | May 9, 2021
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Worse lawyer ever with a pathetic team to take your $$$
I am an innocent man but went to prison because Ryan De Ambrosio and the Shevin law group do not have a clue what they are doing. They wouldn't believe I was innocent so they had me take a polygraph which I passed with flying colors. Then Ryan FORCED me to take another polygraph for the D.A. which my entire family advised against but I followed Ryan and Eric's direction. Worse mistake of my life and I paid for it.... I spent 2 years of my life in San Quentin because of my forced decisions to follow their direction. I have the worse record and cannot even get a job because of Eric's firm's ignorance of their clients. If they say this post is from a spammer then I can gladly post the freaking receipt when Shevin took my $$$$, Do not hire this firm unless you enjoy prison.
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Response from Eric Shevin June 2, 2021
The result in this case is unfortunate however my firm cannot take responsibility when the client chose to NOT take our advice and hired another attorney who obtained this result.

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Resume

AVVO RATING 9.4 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Owner
  • Shevin Law Group
  • 2015 - Present

Education

  • University of San Diego School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1992
  • San Diego State University
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1989

Associations

  • NORML Legal Committee
  • Member
  • 1993 - Present
  • Los Angeles County Criminal Courts Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1993 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Client Rating
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2015
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2012
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2009
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2005
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2004
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Publications

  • West Coast Leaf
  • LA's Strict Ordinance Draws Patient Backlash
  • 2010
  • The 420 Times
  • As a Medical Marijuana Patient, What are my Rights?
  • 2010

Attorney endorsements

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Criminal defense Attorney | Apr 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
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Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 09
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jun 06
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Brilliant lawyer. Great style. I look forward to working with Eric again soon."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jul 19
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I've known Eric for almost 20 years. He is aggressive, knowledgeable and tenacious. He knows his stuff."
Criminal defense Attorney | Apr 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this fellow NORML lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Apr 13
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"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Apr 13
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Apr 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this NORML Legal Committee lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Apr 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this fellow NORML lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Apr 13
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Apr 13
Relationship: Other
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Sherman Oaks Criminal defense Lawyer Eric Drew Shevin
Eric Drew Shevin
Criminal defense Attorney
Sherman Oaks, CA
Licensed for 31 years