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Ms. Cordero is a graduate of Claremont McKenna College and George Washington University Law School.


Ms. Cordero began her law career at the Law Office of Barry T. Simons, where she handled over 3000 DUI cases, including DMV administrative per se hearings and writs appeals of erroneous DMV decisions. Ms. Cordero learned to utilize the DMV Hearings to not only fight to protect one's driving privileges, but also to develop strategies that will work for you in the defense of your DUI case in Court, and she does it well having won countless victories without ever having to take a client into trial.


Ms. Cordero was a "Contributing Editor" to  "California Drunk Driving Law", often considered the "Bible of DUI Defense" in California from 2003-2016. Ms. Cordero left the Law Office of Barry T. Simons in 2016 to form her own firm, "The SoCal Law Network", with her two law partners, Peter F. Iocona and Alan Castillo.


Ms. Cordero has dealt with a multitude of search and seizure issues and will research and investigate your case and challenge improper police practices and faulty science through pre-trial motions and jury trial. Ms. Cordero has a strong track-record of prevailing at motions to suppress and Serna Motions and am a skilled trial attorney.


Let me work with you to resolve your case with the best possible result.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. DUI & DWI: 75%
    15 years, 2 thousand cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 25%
    15 years, 250 cases

Payment

Fees:

Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Gary K. Springstead

    I endorse Ms. Cordero because it is clear to me that she is an excellent attorney. She is smart, has tons of experience with DUI's, and is surrounded by great DUI attorneys at her firm. I wouldn't hesitate to hire Ms. Cordero.

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    Gary Springstead Criminal defense Attorney
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  • Kathryn Maddox Springstead

    I am endorsing Ms. Cordero because it is clear to me that she has the knowledge, skills, and abilities to be an excellent advocate for her clients. She has an impressive resume and plenty of practical experience that demonstrates that she is not just "book" smart. She is, no doubt, a great asset for her clients and the legal community, in general.

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive200105/23/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
National College for DUI DefenseWinter Session Graduate2007
National College for DUI DefenseWinter Session Graduate2006
National College for DUI DefenseSummer Session Graduate2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyThe Law Office Of Barry T. Simons2001 - Present
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
National College of DUI DefenseGeneral Member2002 - Present
California DUI Lawyers AssociationGeneral Member2002 - Present
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
James Publishing publicationCalifornia Drunk Driving Law (Contributing Editor)2014
James Publishing publicationCalifornia Drunk Driving Law (Contributing Editor)2013
James Publishing publicationCalifornia Drunk Driving Law (Contributing Editor)2012
California Court of Appeals, First District, Division ThreeMatteo v. Department of Motor Vehicles (Amicus Curiae Brief)2012
James Publishing publicationCalifornia Drunk Driving Law (Contributing Editor)2011
James Publishing publicationCalifornia Drunk Driving Law (Contributing Editor)2010
James Publishing publicationCalifornia Drunk Driving Law (Contributing Editor)2009
James Publishing publicationCalifornia Drunk Driving Law (Contributing Editor)2008
James Publishing publicationCalifornia Drunk Driving Law (Contributing Editor)2007
James Publishing publicationCalifornia Drunk Driving Law (Contributing Editor)2006
James Publishing publicationCalifornia Drunk Driving Law (Contributing Editor)2005
James Publishing publicationCalifornia Drunk Driving Law (Contributing Editor)2004
James Publishing publicationCalifornia Drunk Driving Law (Contributing Editor)2003
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
George Washington University National Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
Claremont McKenna CollegeGovernment & HistoryUndergraduate1997