Practice Areas

Criminal Appeals

A criminal conviction can follow you through the rest of your life. Those with criminal records are barred from entrance into certain schools, banned from employment in certain industries, and even denied credit when applying for home and car loans. Having a criminal conviction overturned can be one of the most important things you do for...

Drug/Controlled Substance Charges

Possession remains one of the most common charges related to illicit substances, but often, Los Angeles residents are accused of committing far more serious crimes. Common charges involving illegal drugs include possession with intent to distribute, drug trafficking, federal drug conspiracies and furnishing drugs to minors. The penalties for such charges can be very severe,...

DUI/DWI

Driving Under the Influence and Underage Drinking If you are thinking that your driving under the influence case is a minor one and does not require the help of an attorney, think again. These cases can carry stiff penalties, including the potential for jail time.  DUI/DWI – is a very serious charge, and public policy...

Fraud

Fraud is a white collar crime vaguely defined as the unlawful taking of something of value from another individual for one’s personal gain. This is most commonly done through deception, though the means of communication may change. Mail, wire and bank fraud are all federal offenses in the state of California, which means they are...

White Collar Crimes

Many people mistakenly believe that being convicted of what is traditionally known as a ‘white collar’ crime is not serious relative to the penalties faced for a conviction on a ‘violent crime’ charge. Nothing could be further from the truth, and operating under this assumption is a mistake that could cost a person his or her...