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Edward Ray Flores

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Ed Flores is  a former Orange County Senior deputy district attorney.  Before that he was a big firm lawyer and worked with Justice Cameron on the Arizona Supreme Court.  He has tried more than 100 cases to verdict. Mr. Flores has experience across the entire range of criminal cases, from misdemeanors to felonies.  For 4 years he prosecuted strictly the sex crimes of rape and child molestation, including allegations of kidnapping and torture.  He also spent 3 years prosecuting only fraud and workers compensation fraud cases.  The remainder of his time in the Orange County District Attorney's office was spent prosecuting an array of felony and misdemeanor cases, from DUI to attempt murder.  As a private trial lawyer, Mr. Flores handles all criminal defense cases, from DUI and petty theft to homicide.  He has also used his breadth of trial experience to prosecute civil cases such as police misconduct and serious injury cases.


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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 90%
    21 years
  2. Litigation: 10%
    26 years



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Contact info

1421 Chapman Avenue
Orange, CA, 92866-2228


AZInactive 199003/29/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Top Lawyer Orange CountyOC Register Metro Magazine2014
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Trial AttorneyFlores Law Office2006 - Present
Senior Deputy District AttorneyOrange County District Attorney1994 - 2006
AttorneySnell & Wilmer L.L.P.1991 - 1994
N/AArizona Supreme Court1990 - 1991
Association namePosition nameDuration
Orange County Criminal Defense Attorney's AssociationBoard of Directors2010 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense AttorneysMember2007 - Present
Orange County Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A2007 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
People v. R. R.Jury found client Not Guilty.
People v. L.G. O.NOT GUILTY
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Arizona College of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor1990
University of NevadaPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1987
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Worker's Compensation FraudWorker's Compensation Fraud2006