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Long Beach Criminal Defense Lawyers

Browse these criminal defense lawyers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Long Beach.

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The Miller Law Firm
5.0
from 49 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 137 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
  • 155 hires on Thumbtack
Christine X.
Verified review

Sharen Ghatan is an AMAZING attorney! I am beyond blessed to have been able to have her represent me. I recently had some trouble with the law and Mrs. Ghatan was able to reassure me that I had nothing to worry about and made me feel less nervous about the entire situation. She was able to work out a better deal for me that what I had expected. She was able to reduce a felony to a misdemeanor and dismiss another charge completely. No jail time, no fines or restitution and cut probation by more than half! She is truly amazing and very knowledgeable especially with her advise. Her and her staff are great at communication and keeping you up to date on your case. I would definitely recommend her to anyone in need of a criminal defense lawyer, dui etc.; Sharen Ghatan cares about the best for her clients and will fight for you! Thank you to Sharen and entire staff for all your hard work!!

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McCready Law Group
4.9
from 21 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 54 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro 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.

Law Office of Jimmy Cha
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • New on Thumbtack
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.

  • 27 years in business
  • 16 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.

  • 11 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Brenda C.
Verified review

Mr Youngquist has gone far beyond our expectations. Dealing with any criminal charge is difficult but Mr Youngquist made us feel so comfortable in light of the seriousness of the situation. He responded to any and all questions that we had in a very timely manner. Charged a very reasonable amount. He treated my son with consideration and let him retain his dignity. What defense attorney takes the time to visit an inmate for Christmas? Mr Youngquist does. Cannot say enough...reasonable, fair, brilliant and companionate.

Gurovich, Berk & Associates
4.3
from 6 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • New 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.

Law Office of James Gandy
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Anonymous C.
Verified review

James Gandy represented me in a criminal case that started last year. When I contacted Mr. Gandy I have already hired another attorney. Once I spoke to him on the phone and then met him in person I decided to switch attorneys. He didn’t promise me an easy way out of my case, but he promised to work hard and do the best he can to improve my legal position. I was facing a tough prosecutor demanding I served 6 month in county jail. Mr. Gandy helped me reduce the sentence to 90 days and serve it in pay to stay facility which help me keep my job and maintain some freedom throughout this difficult times. In my view he is a great attorney, work hard on my behalf and provided me with constant communication throughout the ongoing case. He is very honest and I felt safe knowing he will do what he can for me as a client. I am very confident recommending him and am sure he is the right attorney for you as well

  • 28 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Stephanie S.
Verified review

I don't know where to begin with my experience with Michele. She is just amazing! I hired her after I got pulled over for dui for not using blinker at an intersection that one was at! But anyways such a stressful time in my life considering the fact that I was only a block away from home and blew a .09. So anyways I shopped and talked to everyone around. Research around you name the person I probably called and ask for a quote with my case. All other Lawyer told me they could help me but wouldn't give me any advice unless they got some payment from me. I understand it is their job, I understand they need to make a living. But Michele was different, I told her my case and she listened, she told me different options, and results if I choose to hire her or not. I didnt feel pressured and she had such an interpersonal way of communicating with me that made me feel so comfortable. Well the result was I hired her and it was the best move I could have done. Shes the easiest person to talk to about anything and she knows her stuff. The final result well we won my DMV hearing and pending on my court case which i feel shouldn't anything to worry about. I went with Michele to my DMV hearing and saw her challenge everything being thrown at her so I feel confident that my court hearing will go smoothly. I m so confident with her that I even recommended her to my boyfriend which we liked his turn out as well with his case. No complains here, only results, compassion, and understanding.

  • 33 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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

The Law Offices of Ty Anis
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Maria P.
Verified review

I am very satisfied with the legal representation I received from Ty Anis. Criminal proceedings are so stressful but Ty always made sure I understood all aspects of the case. I really felt like Ty's calm and thoughtful demeanor won me the full benefits of the law. Highly recommend. Thank you, Ty!

The Omofoma Law Firm
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
James B.
Verified review

Ese is one of the sharpest criminal defense lawyers you will find here in Los Angeles. He is not only very personable, but super knowledgable in criminal law and civil rights. I was looking for a lawyer that would devote 100% of his energy to my case. He gave me 110% and after a long and explosive trial that we just wrapped up, the court read back the NOT GUILTY verdicts I was hoping for! The level of stress one goes through trying to find the right lawyer can be overwhelming. I knew I found the right lawyer after my first meeting with him. I highly recommend the Omofoma Law Firm.

Kellan Martz Law
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 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.

The Omofoma Law Firm
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Cal T.
Verified review

I found the Omofoma Law Firm on yelp when I searched for a criminal defense lawyer for a family member. From what I hear, they were the best lawyers they had ever hired. I can't go into detail on the case, but all of the charges were dropped. When you need a solid lawyer on your side, I recommend them.

Law Office of Ray Dinari
5.0
from 1 review
  • 24 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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.

  • New on Thumbtack
Nate E.
Verified review

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

  • 7 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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I handle the defense of all criminal matters in state, federal and juvenile courts. I particularly handle DUI and DWI defense in court and with the DMV. I have been an attorney for 10 years, have made several thousand court appearances. I pride myself on personal service, and aggressively defending my clients to achieve the results they need.

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Backed by more than 20 years of experience, our Ventura County DUI attorney at The Law Offices of Robert F. Sommers handles matters exclusively involving DUI defense. We know that this is a difficult time in your life, and our goal is to help you navigate the process. We have handled more than 4,000 cases, including 50+ trials. This experience and knowledge has given us the opportunity to successfully help our clients defend their driving privileges. If you need strong legal counsel after a DUI arrest, call on our team at and learn how we can help you move forward.

  • 20 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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Who better than a former prosecutor could defend you or a family member facing pending criminal charges? Jeffery K. Rubenstein and his experienced team of former district attorneys will soundly guide you and relentlessly fight to win the best possible outcome to your case. As part of the Los Angeles Judge Pro Team and teaching professor of law at both the L.A. County Sheriff's Department and the National University, Mr. Rubenstein possesses a unique perspective on tactics used by both State and Federal authorities to incriminate the accused. If you have been accused or arrested for a crime, it is important that you get only the best Los Angeles criminal defense attorneys to represent you. Criminal law is quite complex and each case is unique. Only those Los Angeles criminal defense attorneys who are experienced with handling all of the variables involved in criminal matters can provide you with the type of representation that will insure that your rights are protected. Call the Law Offices of Jeffery K. Rubenstein to receive top legal help now. Your initial case evaluation is free.

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