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  1. Criminal Defense: 100%
    27 years


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  • Kelly Renee McGrane-Irwin

    I endorse this lawyer. Ms. Boxer is an excellent defense lawyer. Our office has referred several clients to her that have reported being very satisfied with her professionalism and skill.


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  • Mark A Irwin

    I endorse this lawyer. Doreen is a true professional, and I know that I can refer clients to her with confidence.


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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Wiley W. Manuel CertificateThe State Bar of California2012
Program of the YearCalifornia Public Defender Association2010
Certified Specialist in Criminal LawCalifornia Board of Legal Specialization2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Public DefenderSan Bernardino County Public Defender2006 - 2010
Associate DefenderOrange County Public Defender1996 - 2006
Deputy Public DefenderLos Angeles County Public Defender1995 - 1996
PartnerGrayson, Topsfield & Boxer1993 - 1995
Senior Trial AttorneyLegal Aid Society Criminal Defense Division1989 - 1993
Association namePosition nameDuration
Orange County Bar Association, Criminal Law SectionN/A2011 - Present
Orange County Bar AssociationN/A1996 - Present
California Attorneys for Criminal JusticeBoard of Governors 2006 - 20121993 - Present
California Public Defenders AssociationN/A1993 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A1990 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Personal Gun Use Conviction Reversed10-20-Life Gun Use Enhancement Conviction Reversed, Enhancement Dismissed
Robbery Conviction Reversed and DismissedConviction Reversed and Dismissed
Rape Charges - Not GuiltyNot Guilty
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Publication nameTitleDate
California Defender MagazineMedia Recording Courtrooms2011
Compendium PressCriminal Evidence Handbook2007
Compendium PressCriminal Trial Notebook: California1999
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Harvard UniversitySenior Executives in State and Local GovernmentCertificate2007
Yeshiva University, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
New York University School of LawBusinessBS - Bachelor of Science1986
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Masters of Cross ExaminationCross Examination2005