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.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2016|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||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|
|Owner||Shevin Law Group||2015 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|NORML Legal Committee||Member||1993 - Present|
|Los Angeles County Criminal Courts Bar Association||Member||1993 - Present|
|West Coast Leaf||LA's Strict Ordinance Draws Patient Backlash||2010|
|The 420 Times||As a Medical Marijuana Patient, What are my Rights?||2010|
|University of San Diego School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1992|
|San Diego State University||Business Administration & Finance||BS - Bachelor of Science||1989|