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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyer--Criminal Law||Southern California Super Lawyers||2011|
|Super Lawyer--Criminal Law||Southern California Super Lawyers||2006|
|Criminal Law Specialist||State Bar of California - Certified Specialist||2001|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||N/A|
|State Bar of California||Member||N/A|
|California Attorneys for Criminal Justice||Member||N/A|
|California Public Defenders Association||Member||N/A|
|San Fernando Valley Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Association of Federal Defense Attorneys||Member||N/A|
|San Fernando Valley College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||N/A|
|University of California at Los Angeles||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||N/A|
Posted by G
Unfortunately I found myself needing legal counsel for a federal criminal I stupidly committed in the spring of 2008. I was looking at the real possibility of going to federal prison for 12 plus years. I hired Mr. Baum to represent me. This turned out to be the best move possible. Mr. Baum immediately found me medical help for the tremendous amount of emotional stress I was under. The government waited an additional five plus years to actually charge me, all the while Mr. Baum stayed by my side. Mr. Baum was always honest and forthright with me the entire time. The government did offer me a plea deal. Mr. Baum explained the risk and benefits of taking a plea deal and of going to trial. I decided the best move was to take a plea deal, like the vast majority of all federal cases like mine do. However, with Alan’s legal expertise I was able to provide a very strong defense to the court for leniency in my judgment. In the end thanks to Alan I received an incredibly light sentence. I would recommend Mr. Baum to anyone facing a federal charge without any hesitation.
Posted by Tom
The bottom line is this, you can hire an attorney who tells you exactly what you want to hear so you hire them and then get disappointed when things dont go the way you want them to. Or you can hire a realist who will advise you as to the best approach considering all the variables of your case, your history, and your prospectus. This is the kind of attorney I feel Alan is. He is a straight shooter who will help you understand the best approach to your particular situation and advise you accordingly. Alan genuinely represented not just me but my whole family and anyone else who honestly cares for me during my case because ultimately you are not the only one fighting for the best outcome. He is thorough, experienced, and knowledgeable in his craft and it was proven in my case. I was facing about 13 years for drug offenses and ended up getting some house arrest and probation due to his guidence. I would personally recommend Alan to anyone I feel deserves a fair and honest shake at making their particular nightmare the best it can realistically be. If your considering Alan you're at the very least moving in the right direction.
Posted by Kolt
I hired Alan because of his fantastic reputation and he did not disappoint. I was looking at more than 15 years for a large white collar crime case and now I'm going home to be with my family. I don't know what these other people here are posting but I can assure you he did everything he could to do the best possible job for me and he delivered big time. I'm not sitting in jail and will be spending time with my family this holiday season I would recommend Alan to anyone needing a great Lawyer. He was very considerate and caring about my case and my family and again I would recommend anyone needing a lawyer to call him you will not be disappointed.