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Laguna Beach, CA Criminal Defense Lawyers

86 lawyers specializing in Criminal Defense are available in the Laguna Beach, CA area.

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Laguna Beach has 86 Criminal Defense Attorneys with 661 Reviews

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    Tracy Catherine Miller

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    Domestic Violence Legal Center
    1968 S. Coast Hwy, Suite 2120, Laguna Beach, CA
    24 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 21 years
    Former Felony DV Deputy DA. Hybrid practice. Defends wrongfully accused & requests Victim protection
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    Scott Alan Borthwick

    Law Offices of Villalobos & Borthwick
    260 St. Ann's Drive, Laguna Beach, CA
    5 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 8.1 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 23 years
    Review: I would highly recommend Scott Borthwick as an attorney. In Sept of 2012 I was arrested on three counts (1) a 245a2 felony assault with a fire arm (2) a 422 felony terrorist threat charge and (3) a domestic violence charge misdemeanor . I was beyo...
  • Dennis James Sakai

    1028 Miramar St, Laguna Beach, CA
    4.0 stars 1 review
    Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed
    Review: “I was charged with a robbery in Orange County. Dennis was my public defender. I ended up replacing him with a private lawyer and won my case. Thats right some people do win jury trials in Orange County. The good - He ...
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    Peter Francis Iocona

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    Criminal defense Attorney near Laguna Beach (Laguna Hills)
    51 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 17 years
    Peter F. Iocona is a Criminal Defense Attorney who practices in both the State and Federal Courts of Southern California.

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    50% Criminal Defense, 50% DUI & DWI

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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     60 minutes

    License
    CA, Active since 2006
  • Mary Ellen Buchanan

    Mary Buchanan
    919 Emerald Bay, Laguna Beach, CA
    Not yet reviewed
    Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed
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    Alan Castillo

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    Criminal defense Attorney near Laguna Beach (Laguna Hills)
    39 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.9 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 29 years
    I handled over 5000 Criminal Law cases in last 20 years in Orange County Courts. Respected by Courts

    Practice area
    67% Criminal Defense, 33% DUI & DWI

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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     60 minutes

    License
    CA, Active since 1994
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    Robert Vernon McMahon

    401 Glenneyre St #E, Laguna Beach, CA
    Not yet reviewed
    Avvo Rating: 6.7 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 39 years
  • Kazbek Soobzokov

    2817 Alta Laguna Blvd, Laguna Beach, CA
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    Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed
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    Kenneth Armand Norelli

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    Criminal defense Attorney near Laguna Beach (Laguna Hills)
    9 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.3 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 28 years
    With over 27-years defending those charged with crime, Mr. Norelli is one of the most-talented trial lawyers in Southern California with an emphasis on Orange County criminal defense cases.

    Practice area
    55% Criminal Defense, 25% Juvenile, 10% Violent Crime and more

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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     60 minutes

    License
    CA, Active since 1995
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    Bryan Nel

    1968 S Coast Hwy Pmb 4452, Laguna Beach, CA
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    Avvo Rating: 5.8 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 2 years
  • Erin Monique Gurewitz

    668 N Coast Hwy Pmb 1311, Laguna Beach, CA
    Not yet reviewed
    Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed
  • Erin L. Brinkman

    Pursuit of Justice
    1968 S Coast Hwy Pmb 3000, Laguna Beach, CA
    Not yet reviewed
    Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed
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    Marlo Parago Cordero

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    Criminal defense Attorney near Laguna Beach (Laguna Hills)
    2 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.5 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 22 years
    Ms. Cordero is a graduate of Claremont McKenna College and George Washington University Law School. Ms. Cordero began her law career at the Law Office of Barry T. Simons, where she handled over 3000 DUI cases, including DMV administrative per se h...

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    25% Criminal Defense, 75% DUI & DWI

    Cost
    RetainerAlways

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    CA, Active since 2001
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    Dyke Earl Huish

    Criminal defense Attorney near Laguna Beach (Mission Viejo)
    17 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 30 years
    Criminal Defense Attorney Dyke Huish is also a well known and respected author and public speaker on topics related to drug addiction, kids and the law and Jury Psychology. A former Deputy District Attorney and Deputy Public Defender he is one of ...
  • Oren Mark Atias

    The Atias Law Group, P.C.
    1968 S Coast Hwy Pmb 190, Laguna Beach, CA
    3.0 stars 6 reviews
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    Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed
    Review: “Everyone deserves a second chance! Apparently Oren knows that more than anyone! 2012 was a long time ago and I hired Oren in 2012 and he did exactly what he said he would. He appeared in court for me when he needed to was...
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    Bart Kasperowicz

    Criminal defense Attorney near Laguna Beach (Irvine)
    10 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 17 years
    As a dedicated trial lawyer, Bart Kaspero has the skill and expertise to handle a comprehensive range of regulatory matters, and also the experience in building emerging technology that does not fit squarely into traditional landscapes. In many ca...
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    Andrew David Cherkasky

    Criminal defense Attorney near Laguna Beach (Ladera Ranch)
    14 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.1 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 17 years
    Andrew Cherkasky is recognized as one of the most elite trial lawyers in America and amongst the nation’s best criminal defense attorneys. Andrew is regularly recognized for his expertise by national news outlets, to include: Fox News, CNN, The Ne...
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    Meghan Annette Blanco

    Criminal defense Attorney near Laguna Beach (Laguna Niguel)
    2 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.6 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 18 years
    Meghan Blanco has over a decade of experience aggressively litigating some of the toughest state and federal cases. As a former federal prosecutor in the Los Angeles United States Attorney's Office's elite Public Corruption & Civil Rights Section,...
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    Michael John Khouri

    Criminal defense Attorney near Laguna Beach (Laguna Hills)
    13 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.9 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 42 years
    Michael Khouri has been practicing law in Orange County for over 30 years.He is considered an expert in professional licensing defense and the defense of Medi-Care/Medi-Cal audits, and has tried in excess of 100 cases. An expert in representing he...
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    Jason Andrew Davis

    Criminal defense Attorney near Laguna Beach (Mission Viejo)
    37 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.4 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 21 years
    Jason Davis began working in the California firearms industry as a teen when he worked at his father’s handgun manufacturing business, Davis Industries, Inc. With four of his family’s businesses consistently listed in the top ten handgun manufactu...

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Nearby Courthouses

West Justice Center
Superior Court, 8141 13th Street
Westminster, CA 92683-4593
657-622-5900Court Website | Get Directions

Harbor Justice Center Newport Beach Facility
Superior Court, 4601 Jamboree Road
Newport Beach, CA 92660-2595
657-622-5400Court Website | Get Directions

North Justice Center
Superior Court, 1275 North Berkeley Avenue
Fullerton, CA 92832-1258
657-622-5600Court Website | Get Directions

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