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With offices in Orange County and San Diego, we serve clients in the greater Orange, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside, San Diego, Ventura, and Imperial County areas.

As a seasoned and highly experienced trial attorney, Christopher Zander has first hand knowledge of how to get the best outcome possible for your case.

Call 949-464-8073 today for your FREE, confidential and personal CONSULTATION.

The Law Offices of Christopher Zander are committed to producing the highest quality service to you with the utmost attention to your case. Although any criminal charge is serious, it does not have to destroy your life. The Law Offices of Christopher Zander & Associates will aggressively combat the charges against you and guide you through the confusing and dangerous criminal justice system.

Christopher Zander is a former criminal investigator, with a background in Criminal Justice and Psychology in addition to a Juris Doctorate obtained at the Western State University of Law, Fullerton, CA. Member of the California Bar Association.


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Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 75%
  2. Criminal Defense: 25%



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Contact info

Law Offices of Christopher Zander

4590 MacArthur Ste 500
Newport Beach, CA, 92660-3002

Law Offices of Christopher Zander

101 W. Broadway Ste 1770
San Diego, CA, 92101



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
2015 Top AttorneyCoast Magazine2015
Certificate of RecognitionLegal Aid Society of Orange County2014
Certificate of ExcellanceLegal Aid Society of Orange County2014
Certificate of ExcellenceL.E.A.P.2014
10 Years of ServiceLegal Aid Socirty of Orange County2014
Certificate of InstructionNational Highway Traffic Safety Administration DWI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing2014
Certificate of RecognitionSuperior Court of California, County of Orange, Lamoreaux Justice Center2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyLaw Offices of Christopher Zander2010 - Present
Law Clerk / Paralegal / Office ManagerLaw Office of Villalobos & Borthwick / Law Office of George Vargas / Law Office of Diane Vargas2007 - 2009
Associate Private InvestigatorSJL Investigations2005 - 2009
ParalegalLegal Aid Society Of Orange County2004 - 2010
Librarian Research ClerkWestern State University College Of Law2003 - 2004
InternMilwaukee County District Attorney’s Office Firearm’s Enforcement Unit (Ceasefire)2002 - 2002
InternMilwaukee County Public Defender’s Office2001 - 2001
Association namePosition nameDuration
California DUI Lawyers AssociationN/A2014 - Present
San Diego Bar AssociationN/A2010 - Present
San Diego Criminal Defense Bar AssociationN/A2010 - Present
Orange County Criminal Defense Bar AssociationN/A2010 - Present
Orange County Bar AssociationN/A2010 - Present
Supreme Court of CaliforniaN/A2010 - Present
United States District Court for the Central District of CaliforniaN/A2010 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaN/A2010 - Present
Orange County Bar Association, Legal Aid SocietyN/A2004 - Present
Legal Services CorporationN/A2004 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Criminal: RobberyDismissed
Criminal: DUIDismissed
Criminal: DUIWet Reckless
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Publication nameTitleDate
The NoticeDUI DO'S AND DON'TS2014
State Bar of CaliforniaLaw Offices of Christopher Zander2014
Nolo.comCalifornia DUI2014
Nolo.comCalifornia Field Sobriety Tests (FST'S)2014
Nolo.com1538.5 Suppression Motions in DUI Defense2014
Nolo.comLaw Offices of Christopher Zander2014
The NoticeCalifornia DUI2014
Justia LawyersLaw Offices of Christopher Zander2014
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Nolo.comLaw Offices of Christopher Zander2013
The AdvisorThe DUI Basics2013
The AdvisorDUI Checkpoint Do & Don'ts2013
The AdvisorMcNeely - Forced Blood Draw Warrants2013
The NoticeDUI and Know Your Rights2013
Chicago Kent College of LawLaw Offices of Christopher Zander2013
Cornell School of LawLaw Offices of Christopher Zander2013
NolopressThe Offices of Christopher Zander2012
Business Consumer AllianceLaw Office of Christopher Zander2012
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Bob La Pier & AssociatesAdvanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (ARIDE) CourseCertificate of Training Award2016
Bob La Pier & AssociatesStandardized Field Sobriety Testing ProgramCertificate of Training Award2014
Western State University College of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
University of Wisconsin Law SchoolCriminal JusticeBS - Bachelor of ScienceN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Solo PractionersCriminal Defense - DUI2014
Solo Practioner Start UpSolo Practioner Start Up2014
Legal Aid Society of Orange CountyDUI Defense2014
L.E.A.P.DUI - Rising BAC Absorption2014
L.E.A.P.Criminal Defense2014
DUI DefenseDUI Defense - Suppression Motions2014
Western State Business Association Guest SpeakerHow to generate business as a sole practitioner.2013
Legal Aid Society of Orange CountyCommon Landlord Tenant Issues2013
Legal Aid Society of Orange CountyMarketing for Solo Practitioner2013
DUI Defense of Southern CaliforniaMcNeely - Forced Blood Draw Warrants2013
Center for Solo PractitionersCriminal Defense for a Solo Practitioner2013
Center for Solo PractitionersAvvo and the Solo Practitioner2013
Center for Solo PactitionersInternet Marketing for a Solo Practitioner2013
Western State Business Law Association Guest SpeakerFrom law school to sole practitioner.2012
Legal Aid SocietyCriminal Defense for a Solo Practitioner2012
Legal Aid Socity of Orange CountyDUI DefenseN/A