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Antonio R. Garcia  is a very passionate and aggressive attorney! He has represented clients in criminal and family law matters in courts throughout Southern California ranging from Newport Beach to Van Nuys. He is a tremendous advocate for his clients and has a great ability to explain the complexities of the law to his clients so that they can make informed decisions. 

Mr. Garcia is a very intelligent and charismatic attorney.


Mr. Garcia has worked in the legal field for over 15 years and brings invaluable experience and knowledge to the table. He received his Bachelors degree in both History and Political Science from UCLA. He has a Masters degree in Business Administration from Woodbury University and is a proud graduate of People's College of Law, where current Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and past Senator Gil Cedillo once attended. 


Mr. Garcia works all over Los Angeles and Orange counties. He represents clients of all nationalities and backgrounds. Mr. Garcia is a proud member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, Mexican American Bar Association, Criminal Courts Bar Association, and the California Public Defender's Association. He is also a member of many local community groups including Community Committee to Save Elysian Park which works to protect the Chavez Ravine and surrounding areas around Elysian Park. 



Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 70%
  2. Personal Injury: 15%
  3. Family: 15%



Hourly ($250-350/hour), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Antonio. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Michael C O'Young

    I was very impressed by Mr. Garcia's knowledge and professionalism. He takes every client's case importantly and works diligently to address their concerns.


    Michael O'Young Debt collection Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

1180 Durfee Ave Ste 240
South El Monte, CA, 91733-4432


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerLaw Offices of Antonio R. Garcia2008 - 2013
AdvocateNeighborhood Legal Services Association2005 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Mexican American Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
California Public Defender's AssociationMember2008 - Present
Criminal Courts Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
California Attorneys for Criminal JusticeMember2008 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
People's College of LawGeneral LawJD - Juris Doctor2006
Woodbury UniversityBusiness AdministrationM.B.A. - Finance2002
University of California - Los AngelesHistory & Political ScienceOther - Bachelors1999
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Expungement WorkshopCleaning your record2010
Adjunct ProfessorCriminal Law2010
Adjunct ProfessorProfessional Responsibiilty2009