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Joshua Michael Baskin

Criminal defense Attorney at Newport Beach, CA

3.7   42 reviews

also known as Joshua M Baskin

  • Licensed for 12 years
    State CA
    Acquired 2011
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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About Joshua

Learn Joshua’s areas of practice.

3
Practice areas
  1. Criminal defense
    80%
    All facets of criminal and traffic cases are handled from DUIs, Drugs (Sales/Distribution/Possession), Assaults, Burglary, Thefts, Traffic Citations, and more.

    13 years

  2. Family
    15%
    Handle all facets of family law cases from divorces, child custody & visitation, support issues, adoptions, guardianship and more.

    13 years

  3. General practice
    5%
    Work on various general practice issues ranging from reviewing Contracts, preparing Wills, preparing Prenuptial & Postnuptial Agreements, Unlawful Detainers, and various other aspects.

    13 years

I have been practicing law for almost a decade now with extensive experience within the criminal defense, DUI/DWI and family law arenas.  I carefully analyze each case to determine the best strategies and avenues we should explore and utilize in working on your case.  My goal is to make you feel as you are being heard, your concerns and worries are my worries, and to help alleviate the uncertainity and stress that comes with a case.  During my time in law school, I clerked for two well-established and top judges, and learned a tremendous amount under their tutelage.  My team and I work diligently on every case we take on, and devote our entire team to ensuring the best possible results and outcomes are achieved.

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2017-2018 American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys.

Location

Law Offices of Joshua M. Baskin dba Orange County Criminal Attorney Law Firm
4000 MacArthur Blvd.
6th Floor, East Tower
Newport Beach, CA, 92660

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Reviews

3.7 / 5.0
  42 customer reviews
Posted by Randa | May 15, 2024
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Divorce and Child Custody
Wonderful law office, very knowledgeable, and professional! Once I reached out for more information they called me within minutes to start my case. I love that the office has different packages to select from rather than one flat fee. Highly recommend!
Posted by Joyce | May 13, 2024
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Very friendly
Very attentive and very well mannered when speaking on the phone with clients, super friendly atmosphere and helped me out quickly.
Posted by Darshita | March 4, 2024
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Patient and accurate
Mr. Baskin helped me with a case that I had. He understood the gravity of my concern, and made sure that I felt comforted by him representing me. His team is extremely helpful and goes above and beyond.
Posted by Laura | January 23, 2024
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Expeditious Quality Assistance
I was hesitant for years to file for custody of my children due to hearing from so many that the process is long, the court system focuses on mistakes with forms to prolong the already stressful experience & lawyers charge an arm and a leg to help you. This was not the case with Baskin Law Office! First their reply was so fast! It was a little too good to be true since earlier I received a fast response from another law office. The results of a consultation with the other guys left me feeling rushed, judged & overwhelmed! Not Baskin Law office, they responded in a timely manner, described their services for assisting in filling out the proper custody forms, requested details from me via email & had a rush service in place & quickly sent an appointment to meet in office for further assistance & explanation of the best approach for my case. Baskin Law provided excellent customer service & a thorough explanation of the process. After working with them I understood everything and felt at ease moving forward. The group at Baskin Law were so relatable as well and seemed to truly care about helping me. To hear that I can consult with them if I needed any more assistance after filing, helped me feel supported and assured me that the move I was making was the right one. I implore people to go with Baskin Law for your needs, as your needs will surely be exceeded!
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Posted by Erika Aguilera | January 21, 2024
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Excellent Firm
He helped me with a family issue on the weekend. Very professional. I really think this is a firm to trust with any issue that you may have very helpful and caring personnel.
Posted by Cristobal Garcia | January 18, 2024
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Exelente
Me ayudaron bastante, me explicaron bien y fue muy amable Lili, lo recomiendo baste, estoy satisfecho con la ayuda que me proporcionaron
Posted by anonymous | November 15, 2023
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Honest attorney
Very honest and professional. He takes tame to work on your case and we had to be patient but he works well and gets things done
Posted by anonymous | May 17, 2023
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Very satisfied
I had a case with the firm and Mr Baskin was able to obtain a good resolution for me. His staff was accommodating. They do communicate mainly through email which I understood as my information needed to be kept confidential. They don’t give out my information to anyone who calls claiming it’s me. I would recommend him as he offer payment plans and works with clients
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Posted by anonymous | May 2, 2023
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great experience
I hired the firms and they worked fast on my request. They were able to file everything right away and I had peace of mind knowing I had an great attorney behind me
Posted by David | April 26, 2023
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Great Lawyer
I consulted with Mr. Baskin and had an very good experience. He was honest on his advice and I was able to navigate my case pro-per with his guidance
Posted by Ryan | February 19, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Honest, upfront, trustworthy and reliable. Lifesavers.
Josh and Lily helped me navigate one of the most difficult periods of my life. Without them I would have been completely lost. Throughout this whole journey they did an incredible job of always keeping me up to date and informed with all that was going on. At every turn I had 100% confidence that I had the most amazing team in the business on my side. They never over promised or under delivered, and everything they said I could expect was on the dot. I honestly can not say enough good things about them and would not be in the good place I am today without them.
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Posted by anonymous | February 18, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Divorce
Baskin is an excellent lawyer. He was able to help me get divorced with my ex husband without any problems. I really recommend Baskin as your attorney if your looking to get a divorce.
Posted by Sara | February 9, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Excellent lawyer
Mr. Baskin is one of the best lawyers we have ever had, he helped us a lot with our case, I really recommend him.
Posted by anonymous | February 5, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Wow, what a great Lawyer
Great work! Always available!.!!!!!!!!!’!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Love this guy.
Posted by anonymous | January 24, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Professional excellence
If you are looking for an attentive and successful lawyer to handle your case, no need to look further. I always felt understood, and he and his team helped me to navigate through a difficult divorce. I am grateful for the results. They were consistently available to assist and respond promptly. The team helped me to work, step-by-step, to compile documents and complete the paperwork as I found it hard to understand. Couldn’t be happier, just wish I would have found Mr. Baskin and his team sooner!
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Posted by Tina | January 8, 2021
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Great
I consulted with Joshua. With the late notice I had provided I am pleased with all the information I was given. He was very helpful and was able to answer all my questions and provide me with adequate and detailed answers. I recommend Joshua Baskin if anyone who has questions or just need some assistance in court matters.
Posted by anonymous | October 27, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Results Driven
Mr. Baskin, supported my DUI case, regardless of the complexity it posed to my immigration status and got the case dismissed. He under-promised and over-delivered. This is an attorney that cares and does his best to get the best results for you.
Posted by ALFONSO | October 16, 2020
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Best expertise and advice
I consulted with this firm regarding my custody case. Mr. Baskin informed me a whole different perspective I did not know and advised me to act for a favorable solution and agreement on my case. That brought me peace of mind and a lot of confidence in their experience and the strong legal expertise. I would definitively recommend their services.
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Posted by Karla | October 14, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Amazing Service
Mr. Baskin and his team represented me during my divorce. They were so helpful and kept me informed throughout the process. Thank you so much for your service. I would highly recommend Mr. Baskin to family and friends.
Posted by Ivette | April 14, 2019
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Very helpful and reasonable
I would really recommend Mr. Baskin he treated me with respect and was able to advise me about my situation. I went to see other attorneys and Mr. Baskin was the best. I am very happy with his service and reasonable fees.
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Resume

AVVO RATING 9.6 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Owner
  • Law Offices of Joshua M. Baskin
  • 2012 - Present
  • Of Counsel
  • Skipper, Singer & Associates
  • 2013 - 2015
  • Clerkship
  • Superior Court of San Bernardino
  • 2009 - 2009
  • Legal Intern
  • Law Offices of Matthew J. Singer
  • 2007 - 2011
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Education

  • Whittier College School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2011
  • University of the Pacific
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1996

Sample of Legal Cases

  • People v. NW
  • Plead to only DUI, all other charges dismissed.
  • People v. Reyes
  • Reduced Plea from Life In Prison down to 16 yrs in Prison
  • People v. NW
  • DEJ
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Associations

  • National Association of Distinguished Counsel
  • Attorney Member
  • 2018 - Present
  • Esteemed Lawyers of America
  • Attorney Member
  • 2018 - Present
  • California DUI Lawyers Association
  • Attorney Member
  • 2018 - Present
  • Riverside County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2017 - 2018
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2017 - 2018
  • San Bernardino County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2017 - 2018
  • Riverside County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2016 - 2017
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2016 - 2017
  • San Bernardino County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2016 - 2017
  • San Bernardino Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2015 - 2016
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Attorney Member
  • 2015 - 2016
  • Riverside County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2015 - 2016
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2015 - 2016
  • San Bernardino County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2014 - 2015
  • Riverside County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2014 - 2015
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2014 - 2015
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Attorney Member
  • 2014 - 2015
  • San Bernardino County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2013 - 2014
  • Riverside County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2013 - 2014
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2013 - 2014
  • San Bernardino County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2012 - 2013
  • Riverside County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2012 - 2013
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2012 - 2013
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2011 - 2012
  • Riverside County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2011 - 2012
  • San Bernardino County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2011 - 2012
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Top 10 Best Attorneys
  • American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys
  • 2018
  • Top Attorney
  • Avvo
  • 2018
  • Top Contributor
  • Avvo
  • 2018
  • Association
  • Esteemed Lawyers of America
  • 2018
  • 5 Star Review Badge
  • Avvo
  • 2018
  • Client's Choice
  • Avvo
  • 2018
  • Distinguished Lawyer
  • Expert Network
  • 2018
  • Member
  • National Association of Distinguished Counsel
  • 2018
  • Top Attorney
  • Avvo
  • 2017
  • Top Contributor
  • Avvo
  • 2017
  • Top Pro
  • Thumbtack
  • 2016
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Publications

  • San Diego Downtown News
  • How an Arrest Turns to Charges
  • 2018
  • San Diego Uptown News
  • How an Arrest Turns to Charges
  • 2018
  • La Mesa Carrier
  • How an Arrest Turns to Charges
  • 2018
  • Mission Valley News
  • How an Arrest Turns to Charges
  • 2018
  • Mission Times Courier
  • How an Arrest Turns to Charges
  • 2018
  • San Diego Downtown News
  • Marijuana is Legal Now -- What Does That Mean?
  • 2018
  • San Diego Uptown News
  • Marijuana is Legal Now - What Does That Mean?
  • 2018
  • La Mesa Carrier
  • Marijuana is Legal Now - What Does That Mean?
  • 2018
  • Mission Valley News
  • Marijuana is Legal Now - What Does That Mean?
  • 2018
  • Mission Times Courier
  • Marijuana is Legal Now - What Does That Mean?
  • 2018
  • Self-Published
  • Difference Between a Divorce & Legal Separation
  • 2018
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Defending Your Client After A Blood Draw
  • 2015
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Speaking Engagements

  • Building and Growing a Successful Practice
  • Managing Client Expectations
  • 2017
  • Defending the DUI/DWI
  • Defending Your Client After a Blood Draw
  • 2015
  • CTA Yearly Conference
  • Teaching Credential Revocation Concerns
  • 2014
  • CTA Yearly Conference
  • Defending Teacher with Criminal Allegations
  • 2013
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Attorney endorsements

Received (10)
Given (7)
Endorse Joshua
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Joshua Baskin is a highly respected attorney in the community. He represents his clients with passion, integrity, and obtains great results for his clients time and time again. I strongly recommend Attorney Joshua Baskin."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 19
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Josh is an excellent Criminal Defense lawyer. I refer all of my criminal cases to his firm. He truly cares about his clients, and treats them with professionalism. I would highly recommend his services."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 09
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Josh takes the time to provide each client with the time and experience needed for the best result possible."
Unknown Attorney | Feb 01
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 01
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Joshua has proven himself to be a compassionate and aggressive lawyer. His knowledge of the law, combined with he passion for his clients, makes him a great legal advocate."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 01
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Joshua is a highly competent and skilled attorney. After a ferocious court room showdown with no clear victor, Joshua showed his remarkable negotiation skills and professional demeanor which quickly led to a settlement."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jan 16
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Josh is a very seasoned Orange County defense attorney. Whenever I have questions , Josh is always ready and able to help me solve difficult and challenging problems."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jan 16
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have sent Michael several referrals over the past 4-5 years as he practices in an area that I don't take cases in. He has repeatedly exceeded mine and my clients expectations regarding the favorable dispositions of those cases. I will continue to refer him to those needing a solid, tenacious and reliable lawyer to defend those clients in court. He is that good!"
Criminal defense Attorney | Jan 08
Relationship: Co-worker
"I have been working with Josh for several months in Orange County, and have learned a great deal from him. He manages his practice very professionally, and is always available for his clients. If you are looking for a Criminal Defense Attorney in Southern California, I would highly recommend him."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jul 31
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Josh is a true professional. He is trustworthy and very knowledgable about the Local Courts"
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Newport Beach Criminal defense Lawyer Joshua Michael Baskin
Joshua Michael Baskin
Criminal defense Attorney
Newport Beach, CA
Licensed for 12 years