Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney

The Law Offices of Justin E. Sterling is a top-rated criminal law firm committed to the exclusive practice of criminal law. Our practice represents individuals facing the full range of felony and misdemeanor charges. We advocate for our clients in state and federal court at both the trial and appellate levels. Preeminent in our field, our practice combines in-depth criminal trial experience with local expertise.

 
Top-Rated Criminal Trial Lawyer
Trial Attorney of the Year
Top 10 Criminal Attorney Under Age 40 - NACDA
Selected to Top Lawyers in California
National Trial Lawyers Top 100
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PRACTICE AREAS

Mr. Sterling's success is based on his extensive knowledge and experience in handling every type of criminal case. Mr. Sterling has litigated everything from DUI to complex murder cases. Our firm provides A-Z representation.

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DUI DEFENSE

The Law Offices of Justin E. Sterling specializes in misdemeanor and felony DUI. Mr. Sterling has years of experience in defending against driving under the influence cases. We are specialists in this highly concentrated area of the law.

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VIOLENT CRIMES

Our firm has successfully represented clients accused of committing the most violent of crimes. We have defended clients charged with low level misdemeanor offenses, yet our experience extends to complex felony litigation.

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MEDIA

Mr. Sterling is a trusted advisor with extensive experience interfacing with the media when it's in the best interest of his clients. Considered a reliable source in the area of criminal law, Mr. Sterling also participates in selective media projects.

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OUR BLOG

Our blog offers insight on current legal topics specific to criminal defense practice in California. Our blog provides commentary on issues affecting both state and federal practice.

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Free Lawyer Consultation

FREE CONSULTATION

We pride ourselves on providing an environment that is free from high-pressure sales pitches and dishonest information. From the initial free consultation to the conclusion of your case, we will provide you with accurate and honest information.

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CHARGED WITH A CRIME? LET US HELP

If you have been arrested or charged with a crime, contact us today to get immediate help. Early intervention is often the key to a successful case outcome. Read More

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A STEP ABOVE THE REST

Our practice truly stands alone by combining in-depth criminal trial experience with local expertise. See what sets us apart from other criminal defense firms. Read More

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CONNECT NOW

Connect with our office for an immediate free, private case consultation. By contacting our office today, you are taking the first step necessary to obtaining top-rated criminal representation. Read More

CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY LOS ANGELES

Unlike many defense attorneys and law firms who practice in a variety of different fields, the Law Offices of Justin E. Sterling specializes solely in criminal law. We believe that it’s better to be exceptional in one area than to act satisfactorily in many. As such, we are specialists in criminal defense litigation.

REPUTATION

Mr. Sterling has established a reputation within the legal community as being an aggressive criminal trial lawyer. His reputation for being a talented and skilled advocate, exercising the utmost ethical standards, is why he is one of the most sought after criminal lawyers in Los Angeles.

Our firm’s reputation among judges, prosecutors, and law enforcement has established us as a preeminent law firm in the field of criminal defense.

COMPASSIONATE

Compassion is the aspect of the attorney-client relationship that is the cornerstone of every good result we obtain. Compassion motivates great legal advocacy. It is the state of mind that inspires an attorney to be a zealous advocate for the client in every task the attorney performs.

Our approach to a case is more than a simple mantra ~ it is our framework for success. Mr. Sterling draws upon his years of experience in public service to bring a unique perspective to criminal defense. He sees the good in each and every one of his clients and he believes in the notion of second chances. Our experience coupled with our compassionate approach to criminal law has proven to be a winning combination for our clientele.

A RECORD OF SUCCESS

The heart of Mr. Sterling’s practice is his talent as a trial lawyer. Recently, Mr. Sterling tried more criminal cases in one year than many defense lawyers will litigate in their entire career. Our practice continues to receive recognition highlighting the remarkable results we have obtained for our clients through plea negotiations and jury verdicts. We are proud of our impressive success rate. We really do believe that our success as a law firm is measured by the well-being of our clients.

- DEDICATED TRIAL LAWYERS -

We’re proud that our achievements have been acknowledged and that our office has received such consistent recognition for its successes. Mr. Sterling is recommended by clients and attorneys. Just take a look.

ATTORNEY OF THE YEAR

Named after the nationally renowned death penalty defense attorney, this award recognized Mr. Sterling’s tenacity as a trial lawyer, highlighting the remarkable results he obtained for his clients both through plea negotiations and jury verdicts.

NATIONAL TRIAL LAWYERS TOP 100

The National Trial Lawyers Association is an organization comprised of the nation’s premier trial lawyers who exemplify superior qualifications in criminal trial practice. Inclusion into this list is by invitation only and limited only to the top trial lawyers in both civil and criminal practice. Mr. Sterling received this honor in 2014.

TOP 40 UNDER 40

Top 40 Under 40 is a list which includes the nation’s top young trial attorneys. Membership into the National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40 is by invitation only and is extended exclusively to those lawyers who meet stringent qualifications and specialize in the legal practice of criminal defense.

MEET OUR ESTEEMED CRIMINAL DEFENSE TEAM

If you have been arrested or are currently under investigation, you need the best by your side. At the Law Offices of Justin E. Sterling, we've been honored statewide for being dedicated trial lawyers. Mr. Sterling has been named Lawyer of the Year, a Top California Criminal Defense Attorney, as well as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer. We fight tirelessly to achieve the absolute best for our clients.

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