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La Habra Criminal Defense Lawyers

Browse these criminal defense lawyers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in La Habra.

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The Miller Law Firm
5.0
from 61 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 157 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Garri M.
Verified review

Not that long ago I had a rough experience with the campus police department. Due to the fact that I was late to one of my classes I irrationally decided to use a disabled placard. After I returned to my car a police officer was waiting for me. The ticket which he issued stated that it was a misdemeanor. I was devastated and did not know what to do. A few weeks later when I decided to request some quotes from criminal defense attorneys. Unlike the rest Christopher did not mention a very high price and offered to arrange a meeting on Saturday. It was important for me to find an experienced attorney, because at that time I was in the process of acquiring my citizenship. As a result of his diligent and outstanding job, on the day of my interview there was nothing in the Court system regarding my ticket. Hence, the officer conducting the interview did not bother including this ticket to the application, because she read a letter explaining the issue (which could potentially have an impact on my case, possibly denying it). I am very glad that my family hired Chris. He is always polite, professional, and patient. I will definitely refer everyone who needs criminal defense. If you want the best service, do not waste your time looking for it elsewhere. Thank you again Chris and best wishes.

  • 18 years in business
  • 162 hires on Thumbtack
Danny N.
Verified review

You never want to have to place a call to a Criminal Defense Lawyer - it usually isn't a good situation that you've found yourself in if you have. But if you're in a situation where you need to find qualified representation, then you should seriously give California Legal Councel a call. I was really impressed with the way that they handled my best friend's case. I was with her when she was arrested, and placed phone calls to find her a lawyer. I was referred through friends to a highly recommended attorney explained the case to him. He listened attentively about all of the details and then he referred me to California legal counsel . I went online and did some research. Everything I found online in the area (Los Angeles) told me that California legal counsel had the best track record for dealing with criminal cases - specifically the type that my friend had found herself involved in. From the first point of contact to the successful dismissal of all charges, California legal counsel proved to be a trusted and welcome ally in navigating through the red tape of the California Criminal Court system. I was reassured several times, made to feel as though I was a part of the process, and in turn was able to make sure that my friend had the right people on her side. The professional and respectful way in which my friend and I were treated was above and beyond what I had expected. They treat you and your case with the seriousness it deserves - and they fight for your rights. I can't recommend them enough and if you're in a bad situation or need to find good representation, do not hesitate to hire California legal counsel. Because of them, my friend was cleared of all charges, and she can put this experience behind her and move forward with her life.

McCready Law Group
4.9
from 24 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 57 hires on Thumbtack
Christopher M.
Verified review

Zack is a fellow attorney in OC that I've known for years. He is tough as nails and a no non-sense guy. He is incredibly persistent in pursuing motions and never lets th DA's off the hook. I really admire that. That's what you need in a defense attorney in OC because so many attorneys here are weak and not aggressive. Not Zack. He is thorough, knowledgeable and experienced.

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  • 22 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Bryan F.
Verified review

Bradley Sandler was responsive and very helpful to my request for legal help. His office did not specialize in the type of law I needed but he pointed me in the right direction. Mr. Sandler gave me more information in one thumbtack message than I have been able to get from reaching out to 20 lawyers from yelp, websites, phone book, etc. Hopefully I won't need his offices help in the future, but if end up needing a Family, Criminal, or Business Lawyer, Mr. Sandler will be the first one I reach out to.

  • 27 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Permanent Guardians J.
Verified review

Gerard Fierro is a highly trained lawyer in the Family Court system. He competently manages the very complicated Family Court system with the best interest of his client always the number one priority. Gerard represented our family in a very challenging case. He clearly presented the risks and possible outcomes of the case prior to taking on the case which demonstrates his high level of integrity and honesty. Once we retained Gerard, he was fast to action and was even willing to work over a holiday weekend to ensure our case was ready for court on Monday morning. The high level of professionalism and competency from Gerard and his staff resulted in a successful outcome of our case. His calm demeanor is also a bonus! We will be forever indebted to Gerard for his excellent work in managing our case. We would highly recommend Gerard to any family dealing with Guardianship issues in Family Court.

Saedra W.
Verified review

Mr. Mcallister counseled me through a very difficult time in my life. He is an excellent attorney. I am very impressed by his knowledge and skills. If I ever need a lawyer, he is the first person I would call. -SW

Law Office of Ann Gottesman
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Mark P.
Verified review

Ann is a caring and knowledgeable attorney who really helped me and my fault get through a difficult time. Her DUI knowledge is apparent and she fought for me at the dmv and in court, leading to a great result. She saved my license and my job. I highly recommend Ann to anyone looking for a good criminal defense lawyer!

Law Office of Jimmy Cha
5.0
from 7 reviews
    Roy G.
    Verified review

    I was being charged with a DUI with an injury. I was really on the fence about getting a lawyer due to everyone having different opinions about them when it comes to a criminal case. Not only am I glad I got a lawyer, I am glad that I chose Jimmy Cha to represent me. I have heard the horror stories others have had when it comes to lawyers, yet my experience was everything but that. Jimmy was straightforward from the get go. Never promising anything he couldn’t do, and ultimately fulfilling his goal that he set from the beginning about my case. I was looking at 6 months in county jail, due to the circumstances of my case. Not only did I not spend one day in jail, I was able to complete community service instead of jail time. The relationships Jimmy has built at North Court in Fullerton allowed him to personally speak on my behave to the district attorney and the Judge about my case. That was ultimately the deciding factor to cut me the deal I got. I would personally recommend Jimmy to represent anyone who gets into trouble, and plan to work with him again to expunge this from my record.

    Weinrieb Law Firm
    5.0
    from 7 reviews
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Aaron S.
    Verified review

    Garret is the best criminal defense attorney in Los Angeles, simply said. He helped my very close friend get out of a tough situation in which he was facing 20-30 years in prison, and ultimately he was required to serve only one year in a veteran's facility.

    Kellan Martz Law
    5.0
    from 6 reviews
    • 4 years in business
    • 7 hires on Thumbtack
    Olivia G.
    Verified review

    Mr. Martz is not like other lawyers. He is above and beyond the nicest and most down to earth lawyer I've met. Most lawyers are slow to reply, charge you a ton, and are rude. Not Kellan. He helped me with a DUI case I had a few months ago and got me a plea deal that was very fair. I made a mistake and needed help, Kellan did a great job and was very clear in explaining how everything worked in court. His prices were very competitive and he let me pay in three installments so I didn't have to come up with that much all at once. Thanks Kellan.

    Gurovich, Berk & Associates
    4.3
    from 6 reviews
    • 23 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Glen A.
    Verified review

    The Glendale PD does not tolerate too- too much especially, the biker ones. I got a DUI near Glendale and South Pasadena with a little bit more on me than just some beer. I was expecting the hammer to come down especially for my second time but all- in all the experience was not that bad looking back. I panicked at first. I thought I was banned from everything and was about to lose everything (which is common in Los Angeles so). None of that mattered because Elon Berk and Dmitry Gurovich are tough criminal defense attorneys. They pleaded my case and I received a far lesser sentencing than what all of my friends and family ever expected. Before court them and their office staff were easy to talk to and get along with. Mr. Gurovich is more than a genius and he was my lead defense lawyer. He is wonderful and I highly recommend him and the entire defense firm.

    David M.
    Verified review

    I have been practicing law for 20 years, and Tom Loversky is one of the finest criminal defense attorneys I have ever met. He is extremely bright, he listens well, he speaks plain English (not "legalese"), and he gives back to the community. I give him my highest endorsement.

    • 10 years in business
    • 9 hires on Thumbtack
    Janet R.
    Verified review

    I had never been in any kind of trouble in my life. When I found myself in need of a criminal attorney, I was terrified, embarrassed ,and ashamed of the situation that lead to my arrest. Lisa Leversen was an answer to my prayers. I want to express my deepest gratitude to her for making this experience beneficial to me in so many ways. Lisa posses the rare combination of astute intelligence, compassion and understanding. She is confident and competent and reassured me every step of the way. She kept me informed on every aspect of my case, answered all my question in the most timely and efficient manner. Lisa was right by my side in the courtroom guiding me and was the greatest support I could ever ask for. I could not recommend Lisa more highly should anyone find themselves on this journey. Thank you Lisa from the bottom of my heart. JR Long Beach Client

    • 33 years in business
    Joseph R.
    Verified review

    I was out with friends about 6 months ago and had a bit too much to drink and ended up in a car accident. I have never been in trouble with the law before and this was a very scary thing for me, especially since I work on a governmental job and having that on my record could be detrimental to my career. Mr. Pilato understood my predicament and him and the investigator he work with was able to throughly investigate the situation and also brought several experts witnesses to testify during the trial. Long story short he was able to get me an acquittal. Also, he is available at all times and made sure I understood everything that was going on throughout the whole process. I would definitely recommend him to my family and friends if they ever need a criminal lawyer. Joseph Ramirez

    Law Office of Ray Dinari
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 24 years in business
    Alexander H.
    Verified review

    I was falsely accused of Battery on a female and a (technically true) Retraining Order Violation and subsequent Probation Violation by my ex-wife. I had initially retained another lawyer, and quickly realized that she wasn't going to be able to help someone suffering from the degree of manipulation I was dealing with. In a previous episode with the same woman, I lost custody of three children for having admittedly poured about 2 or 3 ounces of beer on her hair. In that instance I was arrested for Domestic Violence and made the horrendous mistake of talking to the police ( I had NO idea it was illegal) and pleading guilty. The loss of custody emotionally and financially devastated me and I was in the process of losing my house, job and security clearance (along with my dignity and self respect for a period of time) as a direct result. My now Ex-wife wanted to reconcile and I eventually gave that a chance. When I saw it going wrong (She wants a child of her own, and mine are not welcome in "her" house) I asked her to go back to her apartment and life, so she lied (AGAIN) and had me arrested falsely claiming I kicked and hit her. When I met Ray Dinari I was in court firing my previous attorney and asking for a PD. The judge essentially insisted that I speak to his Panel Attorney Ray, and that was the best thing that's happened to me since my nightmare began. In a matter of days, the Battery charge was dropped before I even got to court, Ray had followed up very thoroughly with the investigator and prosecutor, and the probation violation and restraining order violation penalties had been reduced from 20 days of Cal Trans and two convictions to one minor infraction and my original probation will soon be dropped and original conviction expunged! I have now regained my dignity and self-respect, a fighting chance to regain my security clearance, keep my job and home, and regain custody of my children! My life may not be completely restored, but I'm far better off than I could ever have imagined. After many bad experiences in custody court I had become very, very bitterly discouraged with many aspects of our legal system, Ray's integrity, honesty and effectiveness has restored a tremendous amount of faith in our legal system for me.

    Nate E.
    Verified review

    John was a total pro. Stayed in contact at every turn and made it easy to get through the process.

    Mark G.
    Verified review

    Matt has handled many cases for me and he always gets great results. He can handle any traffic or criminal appearance needed and he knows how to clear license suspensions. He is the right guy to hire.

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