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Michael Laurence Fell

Criminal defense Attorney at Irvine, CA

5.0   150 reviews
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  • Licensed for 34 years
    State CA
    Acquired 1989
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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FORMER SR. DEP. DISTRICT ATTORNEY OF ORANGE COUNTY -18+ YRS AS DDA- BOARD CERTIFIED IN CRIMINAL LAW

Michael L. Fell – Attorney

 

Michael L. Fell is a dedicated and passionate defense attorney with a strong background in criminal law forged during his tenure as an Orange County Senior Deputy District Attorney. While an Orange County prosecutor for over 18 years, Mr. Fell handled many high profile cases and prosecuted various criminal offenses including, but not limited to: murder, arson, gang cases, sexual offenses, and organized crime. He also served as a Supervising Prosecutor with the Orange County Juvenile Court.

 

During his time with the OCDA’s Office, Mr. Fell was recognized for his efforts with the prestigious Ambassador of Peace Award from the Violence Prevention Coalition of Orange County in 2003. Mr. Fell has also received accolades and awards from Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), Community Services Program (CSP)/Victim Witness of Orange County and the Constitutional Rights Foundation of Orange County.

After leaving the DA’s Office, Mr. Fell spent two years as the California Senior Trial Counsel for a civil law firm where he negotiated and litigated multi-million dollar civil cases. He left the civil firm in 2009 to open his own practice–Law Office of Michael L. Fell, A Professional Corporation—where he concentrates on representing individuals accused of various criminal offenses. He is now a California Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist.

Thanks to his years working as a top prosecutor with the Orange County DA’s Office, Mr. Fell knows how cases are prosecuted by his former office and he understands the evidence needed to file charges against those being accused or arrested. Many times, he is able to speak to DAs while they are reviewing the police reports written by the arresting officer and avoid charges being filed.

Mr. Fell is well known as a passionate proponent of “creative sentencing.” Because he feels that jail is seldom the appropriate punishment for his clients, he is very proactive in negotiating with DAs in resolving his clients’ cases for dispositions other than incarceration whenever possible.

Mr. Fell has been publicly noted for his exceptional criminal defense representation in a variety of ways: He has been selected by OC Metro Magazine for the last three years as one of Orange County’s “Top Attorneys” in criminal defense and has been recognized as a “Superb Rated Attorney” with a 10.0/10.0 rating by , a national attorney evaluation and information website.

Awards

Client's Choice 2022,2021,2020,2018,2017,2016,2015,2014,2013,2012,2011,2010
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Top Contributor 2013
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Client's Choice 2022
Client's Choice
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Posted by anonymous | January 26, 2010
Michael Fell is Without a Doubt the Superior Choice
I was falsely accused and arrested for a very serious felony. It was truly the worst nightmare in my entire life until I met and spoke with Mr. Fell. I thought that my whole life, my family, and my career dreams were vanishing as I felt that no body wanted to see the truth. Michael was the one who saw the truth, and was the one who was able to show it to the world. He has a superb experience, an unmatched knowledge of criminal laws, an outstanding intelligence and intuition, and above all high ethical standards with a network of amazing long career contacts.
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Posted by RDH in California | December 8, 2010
I trust MY LIFE with this lawyer!
I never thought I'd ever have to hire an attorney, but I'm glad I found Michael Fell. He took the time to listen and talk me through my case and gave me options on what I can do. I initially decided to go with another lawyer because he said that he would get the "same results". From there, I was out some money and my case got worse. I went back to Michael and regretted not retaining him in the first place. He is very honest and straight forward with you. He also takes the time to return your emails and calls in a respectable time and manner. As for my case, he worked hard and made sure that I got the BEST deal with the DA! Don't second guess like I did, give him a call and talk to him yourself!!
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Posted by anonymous | February 26, 2024
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| Hired Attorney
Michael Fell - Everything You Could Ask For and More!
Michael is a good human and an amazing Lawyer. I found myself in a situation I had never been in before facing an unnecessary and un-true charge that stemmed from a home and self defense situation. I found Michael and knew right away I could fire the 1st Lawyer I had retained and stick with Michael moving forward. Thanks to Michael's experience, talent, and *care*, my case was dismissed and records sealed. I hope I never have to retain a Criminal Defense Lawyer for myself ever again. However, I will forever recommend him to anyone who may be need of one.
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Posted by Paul | January 19, 2024
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Professional, Honest and Reliable
I am based on the East Coast and required an attorney on the West Coast. Mr. Fell was recommended to me by a firm on the East Coast. I found Mr. Fell and his Firm very professional, efficient, pleasant, and effective. We discussed the case parameters, and I promptly forgot about them. Well, Mr. Fell did not forget about it; over a year later, he contacted me with a complete resolution of the case and a large refund of the retainer. I have NEVER received a refund for a retainer from any attorney; it has always mysteriously gotten "used" up. If you want an effective and honest Law firm, you can be confident in Mr. Fell and his firm.
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Posted by LV | August 30, 2023
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| Hired Attorney
Phenomenal!
Mike is a phenomenal lawyer. He came highly recommended, and there is no doubt as to why. Mike is so knowledgeable, and I felt extremely confident after our first meeting. He explained things to me in a way that I could understand. Mike was also very responsive and patiently answered my questions throughout the process. His empathy is genuine, and that comforted me too during this difficult time in my life. His team is terrific as well. Thank you, Irena. Mike’s extensive experience as a Senior DDA with the OC District Attorney’s office and as a criminal lawyer got me the result I wanted. Complete dismissal!
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Posted by anonymous | January 19, 2023
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Very skilled, responsible, and kind attorney!
I was facing some potential problems that I had never encountered before. Mike took the time to help me understand the situation, formulated an effective strategy, and implemented on his strategy flawlessly!
Posted by Scott | September 21, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
Excellent Attorney!
We retained Mike Fell as our victim’s advocate in a felony court case. We could not have made a better decision! He protected our privacy, undue record demands and false allegations. Strategies commonly used by the defense to lessen their client’s guilt. Thankfully, with Mike’s guidance we achieved a criminal felony conviction and restitution. Mr. Michael Fell gets our strongest recommendation and respect.
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Posted by michael | September 20, 2022
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Embezzlement
Mr Fell was our attorney and did a magnificent job in representing and protecting our interests while keeping costs down. Would recommend him highly without reservation
Posted by Daniel | August 26, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
Miracle Worker
I am a 3rd striker who did almost 25 years in an out of prison. While I have been out and clean and sober now for almost 10 years last year I still got caught up in a serious case (Kidnapping,assault, trespassing, and more) trying to help an elderly lady in distress. Long story short I could of done 25 to life or at least 8 years. I am pleased to report it took about 18 months but Michael got the whole case dismissed completely. Thank you for my life Michael Fell it was worth EVERY penny!!!
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Posted by DANIEL | August 23, 2022
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MICHAEL L. FELL: THE BEST LAWYER
I RECOMMEND ANYONE THAT NEEDS ANY LEGAL HELP TO GO WITH THE LAW OFFICE OF MIKE L. FELL HE IS THE BEST ATTORNEY ANYONE CAN FIND. HE TOOK CARE ON MY CASE ( FELONY ) AND GOT IT DISMISSED HIM AND HIS TEAM ALWAYS KEPT ME UP TO DATE WITH ANYTHING THAT WENT ON IN MY CASE. I ACTUALLY MET AND SPOKE TO MIKE A FEW TIMES HE REALLY CARES ABOUT HIS CLIENTS ALWAYS MAKES TIME IF YOU NEED TO SEE HIM OR SPEAK TO HIM HE JUST MAKES YOU FEEL LIKE FAMILY. I CAN GO AHEAD AND WRITE A FULL BOOK OF HOW HAPPY AND GLAD IAM TO HAVE CHOSE MIKE AS MY ATTORNEY HE WENT OVER BOARD FOR ME AND IAM SURE HE WILL DO IT FOR ANYONE. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND HIM TO ANYONE YOU WILL NOT REGRET IT, IT WILL BE THE BEST DECISION YOU MAKE IF YOU NEED LEGAL HELP. THANK YOU MIKE YOU ARE THE BEST DONT EVER CHANGE.
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Posted by anonymous | August 1, 2022
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Best criminal law office in Orange County
If you're looking for a legal representative that is very honest, transparent, and diligent to get you the results you deserve, Mike is your guy. He walked me through the process from first day and through each step of pre trial and finally nailed me the ideal case scenario. Best part about Mike he keeps his clients fully informed, and always gets back to them in a timely manner. Highly recommended and very qualified criminal lawyer. Don’t waste your time elsewhere.
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Posted by David | July 25, 2022
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The Very Best!
Thank you Michael Feel and Team. Your responsiveness and dogged determination made all the difference in obtaining the best possible result for my loved one.
Posted by anonymous | July 13, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
Reliable and Professional Legal Representation
It was a pleasure dealing with Mr. Fell. In addition to being friendly, his approach to the case and thorough explanation of the issues involved made me feel much better about the case. He and his staff are reliable and professional. I definitely recommend him.
Posted by Sam | May 4, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
Mike is the best!
Incredible experience and unbelievable results working with Attorney Mike Fell and his team! I can’t recommend him enough to anyone in need of a defense attorney.
Posted by Mike | February 22, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
Knowledgeable Communicative Lawyer Excellent Experience
I hired Michael Laurence Fell Esq., to help me with two cases and I'm pleased to announced due to his great lawyering skills was able to have my cases dismissed and take care of my traffic ticket all on same court date. Michael Laurence Fell Esq., and his office team was in communication very frequent with updates, very helpful and answering my calls when I had questions. Due diligence was Michael Laurence Fell's Esq., number one concern and priority and executed it professionally. I would definitely recommend Michael Laurence Fell Esq., for all your lawyering needs and questions especially in Irvine area where I live.
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Posted by Rosemary | February 17, 2022
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| Consulted Attorney
Michael Fell is highly knowledgeable, skilled and trustworthy.
I called Mr. Fell upon the recommendation by a victim's advocate contact. His office was able to set up an appointment quickly. He answered all of my questions and explained how the law works regarding victims of crime. It was obvious he was not out to take my money but wanted to be helpful. I am so glad I made the call!
Posted by Michael | February 16, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
Mike Fell is a God Sent!
I cannot sing enough praises for Mike Fell. I hired Mike when I was facing very serious weapon carrying charges along with 4 moving violations. Mike shared the reality of the charges I was facing, but quickly shared his in-depth strategy to fighting the accusations against me. After I engaged Mike, he and his team quickly got to work in researching case law and in building a thorough narrative for my defense. I work in a career where the original charges would have disqualified me from being hired for the next 10 years or so. Thanks to Mike's phenomenal work, he was able to work with the district attorney and my case concluded with a moving violation. Mike is a truly remarkable attorney who is well connected and knows both sides of the bench (he was previously a District Attorney). Give Mike an opportunity to represent you and you won't be sorry. I am forever grateful for his relentless work on my behalf. Thank you Mike!
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Posted by Chris | January 9, 2022
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Very Professional
Mike was incredible the entire time. He showed tremendous professionalism and explained matters very simply. He was attentive and available when I had questions or needed to talk about my case. I would definitely recommend Mike to anyone looking for a fantastic lawyer!
Posted by Xiomara Martinez | September 10, 2021
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| Hired Attorney
Profesional, inteligente y con sabiduría
Muchísimas gracias al abogado Mike Fell, un abogado profesional, inteligente y capaz de resolver los problemas, Mike Fell fue recomendado por un amigo y fue la mejor recomendación que pude haber tenido, Mike resolvió mi caso y antes de que me pusieran cualquier cargo criminal, Mike soluciono mi problema, se Informo y antes de cualquier decisión del DA, Mike Fell ya había provisto la información necesaria para que fuera considerada y así evitarme cualquier tipo de cargos contra mi, definitivamente MIKE FELL es una hombre preparado, con sabiduría y la actitud para defender cualquier caso… MUCHAS GRACIAS MIKE FELL POR SU AYUDA Y POR SU APOYO (Mike también me ayudó al recomendarme un abogado familiar, que me saco adelante y salimos en todo Victoriosos, gracias a Shy y a Kabir) EXCELENTE GRUPO DE ABOGADOS… Dios les bendiga a cada uno de ustedes..
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Posted by Austin | September 5, 2021
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| Hired Attorney
Great services
Not to get to deep into it but long story short very dependable and a huge amount of relief. He's always a great help and I'm not sure what I would have done otherwise, honestly
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Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Owner/CEO
  • Law Office of Michael L. Fell, A Professional Corporation
  • 2009 - Present
  • Senior California Trial Counsel
  • Feinberg Grant Mayfield Kaneda & Litt LLP
  • 2008 - 2009
  • Senior Deputy District Attorney
  • Orange County District Attorney's Office
  • 1989 - 2008

Education

  • Loyola Law School
  • Juris Doctorate
  • 1989
  • Univ of California Santa Barbara
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • 1986

Associations

  • Association of Orange County Deputy District Attorneys - Civic Action Committee
  • Board Member
  • 2007 - 2007
  • Orange County Attorneys' Association
  • Board Member
  • 2006 - 2007
  • Westminster Police Department
  • Chief's Advisory Board Member
  • 2003 - 2004
  • Orange County Department of Education - "Safe From The Start"
  • Committee Member
  • 2003 - 2004
  • Orange County Constitutional Rights Foundation
  • Peer Court Advisory Panel
  • 2002 - 2004
  • Children's Services Coordination Committee
  • District Attorney Representative
  • 2002 - 2004
  • Juvenile Justice Commission
  • Advisory Member
  • 2002 - 2004
  • Juvenile Justice Education Together (JJET)
  • Program Coordinator
  • 2002 - 2004
  • Steinberg Leadership Institute
  • Chair
  • 2001 - 2002
  • Anti-Defamation League
  • Board of Directors
  • 2001 - 2004
  • Steinberg Leadership Institute
  • Participant
  • 2000 - 2001
  • Orange County Constitutional Rights Foundation
  • Peer Court Advisory Panel
  • 1999 - 2000
  • Orange County Fire Authority - Juvenile Fire Setting Offenders Program
  • Committee Advisory Panel
  • 1997 - 2004
  • Association of Orange County Deputy District Attorneys - Civic Action Committee
  • Board Member
  • 1997 - 1998
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Board of Directors
  • 1997 - 2006
  • Orange County Constitutional Rights Foundation
  • Board of Directors
  • 1997 - 2001
  • Orange County Bar Association - Judicial Evaluations Committee
  • Committee Member/Sub-committee Chair
  • 1996 - 1997
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Youth-in-the-Law Day Coordinator
  • 1996 - 2000
  • Orange County Constitutional Rights Foundation
  • Mock Trial Committee Member
  • 1995 - 2004
  • California District Attorneys Association
  • Member
  • 1995 - 2008
  • Association of Orange County Deputy District Attorneys
  • President
  • 1995 - 1997
  • Association of Orange County Deputy District Attorneys
  • Treasurer
  • 1994 - 1995
  • Orange County Inns of Court - Banyard Inn of Court
  • Member
  • 1992 - 1993
  • Orange County Inns of Court - Legion Lex Inn of Court
  • Member
  • 1991 - 1992
  • Orange County Constitutional Rights Foundation
  • High school coach, attorney scorer, judge
  • 1990 - 2005
  • Association of Orange County Deputy District Attorneys
  • Member
  • 1989 - 2008
  • Loyola Law Review
  • Editor
  • 1988 - 1989
  • Loyola Law Review
  • Staff Writer
  • 1987 - 1988
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Languages Spoken

  • Farsi
  • English
  • Spanish

Honors and Awards

  • Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorneys
  • The American Society of Legal Advocates
  • 2014
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • The National Trial Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Voted one of the Top Criminal Defense Attorneys in Orange County
  • OC Metro Magazine
  • 2014
  • Voted one of top criminal defense attorneys in Orange County
  • OC Metro Magazine
  • 2013
  • Voted one of top criminal defense attorneys in Orange County
  • OC Metro Magazines
  • 2012
  • Voted one of top criminal defense attorneys in Orange County
  • OC Metro Magazine
  • 2011
  • Diligent Prosecutor Award
  • Mothers Against Drunk Driving
  • 2006
  • Ambassador of Peace
  • Victims Rights Coalition of Orange County
  • 2003
  • Certificate of Appreciation
  • Community Service Programs/Victim Assistance Programs
  • 2002
  • Outstanding Service award
  • Mothers Against Drunk Driving
  • 1996
  • Lawyer of the Year - Mock Trial Competition
  • Constitutional Rights Foundation of Orange County
  • 1995
  • Outstanding Service Award
  • Mothers Against Drunk Driving
  • 1995
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Publications

  • Orange County Lawyer Magazine
  • Understanding and Utilizing Marsy's Law
  • 2013

Speaking Engagements

  • Whittier Law School
  • Criminal Justice
  • 2012
  • Saddleback Church
  • Incarcerated Loved Ones
  • 2012
  • Dino and Nelson Radio Show 1150 AM
  • Marsy's Law and Criminal Justice
  • 2012
  • State Bar of California Annual Convention
  • Criminal Restitution
  • 2011
  • San Diego POMC (Parents of Murdered Children)
  • Marsy's Law and The Criminal Justice System
  • 2010
  • Orange County POMC (Parents of Murdered Children)
  • Marsy's Law and The Criminal Justice System
  • 2010
  • Irvine Rotary Club
  • Marsy's Law and The Criminal Justice System
  • 2010
  • Alliant University
  • Marsy's Law and The Criminal Justice System
  • 2010
  • Law Day
  • Fourth Amendment school searches
  • 2007
  • District Attorney Training
  • Prosecution of Child Pornography
  • 2003
  • The Prosecution of Hate Crimes
  • The Prosecution of Hate Crimes
  • 2002
  • Remembering 9/11
  • Racial tolerance in light of 9/11
  • 2002
  • Remembering 9/11
  • The Impact of 9/11 from the eyes of Orange County's Hate Crime Prosecutor
  • 2002
  • Juvenile Law Update
  • Prosecution of Juvenile Offenders
  • 2000
  • Criminal Law for the Civil Practitioner
  • Criminal Law and Corporate Responsibility
  • 1998
  • Anti-Defamation League Hate Crime Seminar
  • Moderator - Hate Crimes in Orange County
  • 1997
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Attorney endorsements

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Given (6)
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Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 10
Relationship: Co-worker
"Michael is highly regarded in the legal field as being exceptionally knowledgeable, experienced and an ethical criminal defense lawyer. Aside from his many accolades, Michael truly stands above most attorneys based on the amount of care and work he exerts on every case he handles. He takes his time with every person he comes in contact with, and fights compassionately and respectfully for their best interest. He is able to develop some of the best negotiations with his vast knowledge of the legal system, creativity and integrity. If you need someone to be there every step of the way and represent your criminal case, call Mike!"
Criminal defense Attorney | Jun 14
Relationship: Worked for lawyer
"Michael Fell is the real deal - a compassionate, committed, and brilliant attorney. Great listener and truly treats his clients like family. Anyone in need of legal representation would be fortunate to have Attorney Fell in their corner."
Criminal defense Attorney | May 11
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Fell is one of the most widely respected attorneys in Orange County for his dedication, compassion, and work ethic. Incredibly knowledgeable and a force to be reckoned with. Hire him today. Highly recommended."
Criminal defense Attorney | Nov 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I highly recommend Mike Fell. Mr. Fell is an extremely qualified lawyer who truly cares about his clients. He is an excellent communicator, very approachable and well respected in the legal community."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jun 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Michael. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jan 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Nov 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known Mr. Fell for many years now, and have always found his dedication and diligence in all legal matters to be of the highest caliber. All of his clients are very well represented."
Juvenile law Attorney | Mar 01
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I worked with Mike through my high net-worth individual representation. A grandson of my client got into some trouble and Mike was able to negotiate very serious charges down to probation and dismissal. I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 04
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Dec 14
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Each lawyer you meet is different in terms of their knowledge of the law, their ability to persuade and their concern for their clients. Finding someone with all those talents is rare indeed. Michael Fell has consistently demonstrated he possesses exceptional talents in all those areas. I have known Michael Fell for almost 20 years and find him to be extraordinarily honest and caring. He will fight to the end in order to insure that his clients receive the best possible representation. He is easy to talk to, always accessible and will work tirelessly for what he believes in. If you are looking for someone who will be in your corner from beginning to end, look no further. He is a top-notch lawyer who keeps his word. I recommend him highly."
Criminal defense Attorney | May 28
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer's work. Mike Fell is an awesome attorney hands down. On top of being a great lawyer, Mike is a great human being. Very empathetic to everyone's needs around him and an all around genuinely nice guy. In the courtroom, he is just an awesome attorney. He knows the law inside and out and is a great communicator. I would highly, highly recommend him for any legal work that needs an aggressive and highly intelligent attorney."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 15
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have had the honor and pleasure of knowing Mike for a number of years since our time together in the Orange County District Attorney's Office. We became colleagues as well as friends on and off the job. I can attest to Mike's exceptional legal knowledge and skill as well as his character. We have brainstormed legal issues back and forth and it's always great to have someone with Mike's perception spotting issues and finding ways to work through them. I have referred clients to Mike without hesitation and emphatically endorse his work."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 09
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"For the past 18 years, Mike has been one of the top prosecutors with the Orange County District Attorney’s Office. The range of cases he has handled while an Assistant District Attorney provided Mike with the type of criminal law background experience most attorneys can only dream of. Now that Mike has gone in to private practice, my office will be referring many of our valued clients to him who are in need of experienced and quality criminal defense services. When you are charged with a serious crime and, your freedom is at stake, you need to call Mike to protect your rights! Mitch Jackson/ Jackson & Wilson, Inc."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known Mike Fell for several years, since he was a Senior Deputy Orange County District Attorney. Now he is in private practice handling criminal defense matters. I am pleased to endorse him on Avvo. I recently referred him a serious felony case and he handled it beautifully - he got the case dismissed before it was even filed by the D.A.! Not that this will happen in every case necessarily, but I can truly say if I ever needed a criminal defense attorney, Mike it the first guy I would call."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jan 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known Mike Fell for his entire legal career. He is a person of high integrity, great intelligence, strong insight and a passion for his profession and clients. I highly recommend Mike."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jan 23
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"During his 18 years as an Orange County prosecutor, Michael Fell earned a strong reputation with judges, his peers, and opposing counsel. He was an extremely effective trial attorney known for his integrity and dedication to justice. Whether he was trying serious cases, mentoring the younger attorneys he supervised, or comforting crime victims, Mike was a model public servant who represented the People’s interests with dedication and class. The reputation Mike developed as a prosecutor will serve his clients well now that he has entered private practice. Many attorneys are effective in the courtroom. Some are caring and dedicated to their clients. Very few, like Mike, combine these skills into a single package. I would refer a friend or family member to him without hesitation."
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Irvine Criminal defense Lawyer Michael Laurence Fell
Michael Laurence Fell
Criminal defense Attorney
Irvine, CA
Licensed for 34 years
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