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  • Hart Levin
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    Law Offices of Hart J. Levin
    401 Wilshire Blvd., 12th Floor, Santa Monica, CA
    5.0 stars 236 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    LA's #1 rated DUI Attorneys. Former LA Prosecutor. Flexible Payment Plans. Free Consultations. Se habla espanol.

    Practice area
    40% Criminal defense, 60% DUI and DWI

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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    30 minutes

    License
    CA, Active since 2006

  • Christopher Blaylock
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    Law Offices of C.W. Blaylock
    401 Wilshire, Suite 1200, Santa Monica, CA
    5.0 stars 22 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Providing quality legal services to the San Fernando Valley and the Greater Los Angeles area.

    Practice area
    35% Criminal defense, 30% DUI and DWI, 15% Administrative law, and more.

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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    30 minutesContingency A contingency fee is the percent of the final award a lawyer will receive as compensation. For some of these cases, lawyers will only be paid if there is a successful outcome. 25%-40%

    License
    CA, Active since 2012

  • Philip Israels
    Cron, Israels & Stark
    401 Wilshire Blvd, #1200, Santa Monica, CA
    5.0 stars 21 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Selected as "Super Lawyer" 2008-2019 with 42 Years of Experience. Top-Rated Criminal Defense Attorney. Former LA Prosecutor. Client's Choice Winner 2014. Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award. Rated AV by Martindale-Hubbel.   Phil Israels was bo...
  • Derek Devermont
    429 Santa Moncia Blvd Ste 210, Santa Monica, CA
    5.0 stars 36 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.9  
    Licensed
    I started my legal career as a child sleeping on the floors of courtrooms while my father argued cases.  This is how I spent my summers till I started working in my father and grandfather's law firm.  Law is the only thing I know how to do.  I pra...
  • Miles Booth
    Booth Law Criminal Defense
    2716 Ocean Park Blvd #2007, Santa Monica, CA
    5.0 stars 31 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.9  
    Licensed
    As owner and founder of Booth Law, I work tirelessly to defend Los Angeles residents facing criminal charges. I understand the stress and anxiety of being charged with a crime, and my practice is dedicated to guiding you through these difficult ti...
  • Sam Israels
    Cron Israels and Stark
    401 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1200, Santa Monica, CA
    5.0 stars 27 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.9  
    Licensed
    Call for a free case evaluation at (424) 372-3112. Former LA Prosecutor. Selected as "Super Lawyer" in 2019. Client's Choice Award Winner in 2014.    Sam J. Israels is a law firm partner with the Law Offices of Cron, Israels, & Stark. Mr. Israels ...
  • Steven Cron
    Cron, Israels & Stark
    401 Wilshire Blvd, Suite #1200, Santa Monica, CA
    5.0 stars 17 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Selected as "Super Lawyer" 2004-2019. Top 5% of all Attorneys in California. 44 Years Experience. Certified as a Criminal Law Specialist by the California State Board of Legal Specialization. Former Prosecutor. Steve Cron was born in 1948, and rai...
  • Steven Mandell
    Law Offices of Steven R. Mandell
    1541 Ocean Ave #200., Santa Monica, CA
    5.0 stars 1 review
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    I have been defending people accused of crime since 1973.  Starting out as a Los Angeles County Public Defender, I went into private practice in Santa Monica where I continue to practice today.  I handle all types and sorts of criminal matters, fr...
  • Joseph Pertel
    Law Offices of Joseph A. Pertel
    2801 Ocean Park Boulevard, # 276, Santa Monica, CA
    5.0 stars 10 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
      Joseph A. Pertel specializes in juvenile delinquency and adult criminal law. He is a graduate of Yale University, where he received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in 1985. In 1995, Mr. Pertel received his Juris Doctor Degree from Loyola Law School. U...
  • Joel Koury
    Law Offices of Joel C. Koury
    3435 Ocean Park Blvd, Ste 107-50, Santa Monica, CA
    5.0 stars 4 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.6  
    Licensed
    Review: “When my loved one was charged with a serious crime, my life was turned upside down until Mr. Koury entered it. He told us not to worry because, in his assessment, the accused had simply made a mistake. From the moment we ...
  • Laura Stone
    Stone Law
    100 Wilshire Boulevard Suite 700, Santa Monica, CA
    5.0 stars 5 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 8.3  
    Licensed
    Review: “I met Laura in 2004 after an unfortunate incident which lets just say occurred as a result of "running with the wrong crowd." I had never been in any trouble with the law before and was completely freaked out a...
  • Miriam Billington
    1158 26th St., #653, Santa Monica, CA
    5.0 stars 1 review
    Avvo Rating: 8.5  
    Licensed
    Review: “Miriam wrote a most excellent declaration on my behalf and then she was simply AMAZING in court on Jan. 09, 2013. Indeed, I am more than satisfied with Miriam for candor, professionalism, guidance, and support. I highly r...
  • Richard Beada
    Law Offices of Richard J. Beada
    100 Wilshire Boulevard Suite 2010, Santa Monica, CA
    5.0 stars 8 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 7.5  
    Licensed
    Review: “Richard Beada was above and beyond in his approach in helping me in my legal matter. He was professional, helpful in all ares of understanding the legal system. Never made me feel ashamed or embarrassed of my situation. R...
  • H Bibee
    Bibee Law Firm
    2530 Wilshire Blvd., 3rd Floor, Santa Monica, CA
    5.0 stars 5 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 7.7  
    Licensed
    I am a former prosecutor for the city of Long Beach. For over fifteen years I handled thousands of criminal, DUI and traffic related cases at all stages of the proceedings, from pre-filing investigation, filing and arraignment to jury trial and ap...
  • Leslie Boyce
    LAW OFFICES OF LESLIE ANN BOYCE
    1505 4th St Ste 208, Santa Monica, CA
    5.0 stars 8 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 7.6  
    Licensed
    Review: “I needed an Attorney for a family member and was referred to Ms. Leslie Ann Boyce by a friend. Leslie came highly recommended and I am so thankful for her. She was so through and gave the best advise. Leslie kept in touc...
  • Matthew Lombard
    2115 Main St, Santa Monica, CA
    4.0 stars 1 review
    Avvo Rating: 8.7  
    Licensed
    Review: “I am really grateful to Matt for his excellent professional service in times when I needed an expert whom I can trust and rely on. I appreciate his utter professionalism and being honest to his clients. I wish him a succe...
  • Thomas Rounds
    Law Offices of Thomas E. Rounds
    825 Wilshire Blvd. 109, Santa Monica, CA
    5.0 stars 2 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 7.8  
    Licensed
    Los Angeles Private Defense Attorney Serving Clients throughout California Los Angeles County, Orange County, San Bernardino County, Kern County, Ventura County, Santa Barbara County, San Deigo County, San Luis Obispo County
  • Pamela Tedeschi
    Law Office of Pamela Tedeschi
    1112-C Montana Avenue, No. 126, Santa Monica, CA
    5.0 stars 2 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 7.0  
    Licensed
    Since 1997, my law pratice has specialized in the area of criminal defense, representing clients in a wide-range of charges from misdemeanors to serious violent felonies.  My practice has included litigating lower court rulings by filing writs and...
  • Joshua Needle
    171 Pier Ave #192, Santa Monica, CA
    5.0 stars 1 review
    Avvo Rating: 7.7  
    Licensed
    State Bar ofCalifornia            UnitedStates Supreme Court Bar            NinthU.S. Circuit Court of Appeals                       UnitedStates District Courts:  Central,Southern and Eastern Districts of California             CaliforniaAttorney...
  • Paul Gabbert
    1717 4th St Fl 3, Santa Monica, CA
    5.0 stars 1 review
    Avvo Rating: 7.3  
    Licensed
    Review: “Mr. Gabbert is an amazing lawyer, beyond knowledgable and really fights hard for his client. He will always respond to your calls and fight for you as if you are family. He does not give up even years later and he gets yo...

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