Named Attorney of the Year by the Los Angeles County PDA and a Top California Criminal Defense Attorney, Mr. Sterling is an accomplished criminal trial lawyer whose cases have included everything from DUI, to murder, to civil rights lawsuits against the police.
Regarded as one of the most skilled criminal defense practitioners in his field, Mr. Sterling's approach to the practice of law is one of honesty, compassion, and integrity. Mr. Sterling is consistently and repeatedly awarded the highest honors in the areas of legal ability, experience, industry recognition, and professional conduct.
The Law Offices of Justin E. Sterling is a top-rated law firm committed to the exclusive practice of criminal law. Mr. Sterling represents individuals facing the full range of felony and misdemeanor charges. He is considered a trusted advisor in criminal law with a reputation for being an aggressive and effective advocate for his clients. Recently, Mr. Sterling was named to the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers.
Mr. Sterling intentionally limits his practice in order to best serve his clients. No case is ever farmed-out as Mr. Sterling personally handles each matter that comes through the door.
Mr. Sterling's in-depth criminal trial experience coupled with his local expertise is what sets him apart from other criminal law offices. Mr. Sterling is available 24/7 to personally address the concerns and questions of each of his clients.
The firm specializes in the following core areas:
-White Collar Crime
-Three Strikes Cases
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Registry of Preeminent Lawyers||Continental Who's Who Registry of Preeminent Lawyers||2013|
|White Collar Crime||AmJur||2011|
|Attorney of the Year||Los Angeles County Public Defender's Association||2008|
|Outstanding Advocacy||Northern California Legal Aid||2007|
|Distinction in Oral Advocacy||Trial Lawyers for Public Justice||2006|
|Edward Bronson Public Service Award||Edward Bronson||2005|
|Managing Attorney||Law Offices of Justin E. Sterling||2011 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, DUI Committee||Member||2013 - Present|
|Continental Who's Who Registry of Preeminent Lawyers||Member||2013 - Present|
|California Attorneys for Criminal Justice||Attorney Member||2011 - Present|
|National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys||Executive Committee||2011 - Present|
|Beverly Hills Bar Association||Member||2007 - Present|
|Los Angeles County Bar Association||Member||2007 - Present|
|San Fernando Valley Criminal Bar Association||Member||2007 - Present|
|Criminal Trial Lawyers Association of Northern California||Executive Committee||2007 - Present|
|California DUI Lawyers Association||Executive Committee||2007 - Present|
|People v. Dearing||Not Guilty|
|People v. Trimble||Prior to jury selection, Mr. Sterling obtained a dismissal of all charges. If convicted, client was facing 25 years to life in prison under California's Three Strikes law.|
|People v. Daphane||Jury acquitted client of the stabbing and voted 9-3 for Not Guilty on the robbery. Client was facing 25 years to life if convicted.|
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|Daily Law Journal||The Present State of Three Strikes Reform||2013|
|Southern California Law Expo||Rehabilitation vs. Incarceration: The Push For Alternative Sentencing||2012|
|Lawyers USA||Cross Examining the Prosecution's Key Eyewitness: Problems With Eyewitness Testimony||2012|
|Golden Gate Univ SOL||N/A||law||N/A|
|California St Univ Chico||N/A||undergraduate||N/A|
|San Fernando Valley Criminal Bar Association||Representing the Criminal Defendant||N/A|
|Pierce Valley College||Indigent and Private Defense: A Different Prospective||N/A|
|Los Angeles Trial Lawyers Association||Representing the Unpopular Client||N/A|