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Vigil Defense Law Firm, PC is a premier law firm based in Orange County, California. The foundation of our service is the ability to understand the core needs of our clients, tailor plans for their success, and walk them through each step. We are driven to make our clients feel cared for because going through legal troubles can be the most stressful time for anyone. Our goal is to take away the stress, shoulder the burden, and help you reach justice.

Founder Martina A. Teinert knows her core clients. She grew up in Southern California and is passionate about her community. Martina is a graduate of the University of Southern California and Chapman University’s School of Law.


Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 70%
    5 years
  2. Family: 30%
    5 years



Hourly ($100-300/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

19 total 

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  • Andrew Scott Levine

    Martina is the epitome of passion and professionalism. Her ability to provide competent and compassionate representation to her clients makes her a powerful ally. I would recommend her to anybody facing criminal charges -- you definitely want an Attorney like Martina in your corner when you're in your worst hour.


    Andrew Levine Business Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Diane Carol Bass

    I have had the great pleasure of working on a case with Martina. She is an extremely bright, caring and compassionate attorney. Her work is thorough and truly insightful. I highly recommend Martina.


    Diane Bass Federal crime Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Vigil Defense Law Firm, PC

1043 Civic Center Drive West
Santa Ana, CA, 92703


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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerLaw Offices of Martina A. Vigil2010 - Present
Law ClerkLaw Office of John J. Donovan2003 - 2010
Law ClerkLaw Office of Jacqueline Goodman Rubio2003 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
Orange County Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
North Orange County Bar AssociationSecretary and Founding Member2009 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Chapman University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2010
University of Southern CaliforniaPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2007