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Los Angeles and San Fernando Valley Criminal Defense Attorneys

With over 51 years of combined criminal defense experience, our firm was founded on the principle that our client is the priority. James A. Goldstein and Michael A. Goldstein represent individuals who are under criminal investigation or are currently being prosecuted by federal or state law enforcement agencies. Our highly skilled attorneys and investigators work to provide every client with the highest level of professionalism, respect and ethical standards. We are always available to our client and are prepared to respond to any urgent crisis. Our attorneys handle their business in the courtroom unlike many other attorneys who spend their time making comments on television which does little to benefit their client. Unlike many local firms that do volume business, we will take an interest in your life and provide you with the respect and compassion you deserve. We are a boutique firm that will focus on getting your life back on track.

Our office handles criminal matters throughout the United States. We have represented clients in California, Hawaii, Louisiana, Washington, Wisconsin, Nebraska, Mississippi, Arizona, Nevada, Oregon and Maryland. Our attorneys are respected as aggressive, innovative, and highly ethical advocates. For these reasons, we regularly receive referrals from Judges, Law Enforcement, and Prosecutors who appreciate our reputation and work ethic. There can be no finer complement than a referral from a former adversary.

James Goldstein formed the Goldstein Law Offices in 1974 and in 1996, was joined by his son, Michael. Michael and James have an extremely close working relationship and often utilize their respective strengths to negotiate plea deals or mount an aggressive defense at trial. Our office handles criminal matters ranging from DUI’s to Murders. Our attorneys have litigated in excess of 125 murder cases, including gang related murders, murder for hire situations and vehicular manslaughter offenses. In a recent death penalty trial, James Goldstein convinced the jury to spare his client's life. In that same case, the co-defendant was sentenced to death.

The Goldstein Law Offices also handles highly sophisticated fraud and narcotics cases. Our case results speak for themselves.

Past clients have included musicians, executives, legal or medical professionals, police officers, entertainers and athletes who have an outstanding reputation in the community to protect. Likewise, we often represent individuals suffering from substance abuse or alcohol addiction. We utilize a well-established network of therapists, rehabilitation facilities and/or medical professionals to secure the appropriate care. Where appropriate, our clients have been admitted to a rehabilitation facility in lieu of jail pending the outcome of the criminal proceedings.

Our attorneys are well versed in the area of Alternative Sentencing. Our network of sentencing specialists, medical professionals, and rehabilitation counselors are well respected and have the ability put together a creative alternative to jail for our clients where appropriate. We are here to help you through the most difficult time in your life or that of a loved one. Our attorneys and staff will treat you with the respect and dignity you deserve and work tirelessly to protect your rights.

For the legal representation that you deserve in combating criminal charges, contact our firm today!

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