Anaheim Criminal Defense Attorney

Justin E. Sterling, The name you can trust within the Anaheim Courthouse

Experience That Matters – Local Expertise

As one of the City’s top criminal defense firms, the Law Offices of Justin E. Sterling represents individuals who have been arrested and charged with a crime in Anaheim, California. If you have been charged with a crime it is critical to consult with a qualified criminal defense lawyer that is familiar with the local landscape. Thus, it is essential hire a lawyer that not only possesses substantial criminal trial experience, but one who also maintains a local presence where your case is assigned.

Our firm has just that: in-depth criminal trial experience coupled with  local expertise.

Mr. Sterling has been recognized as an aggressive advocate in court, exercising ethical excellence. His experience includes defending low-level misdemeanors and extends to representing clients who have been accused of serious felonies. Our practice handles everything from DUI to murder, covering both state and federal court jurisdictions.

Straightforward Approach

We do not rely on dishonest representations or false hope. Our firm only takes on cases when we believe that we can help. As such, what we do guarantee is a straightforward assessment of your situation and an honest evaluation of what we will bring to the table.

We are not a “mill” law firm nor do we practice assembly line law. What that means is when you hire us, you are getting hard-hitting legal representation and a committed trial lawyer. We will investigate your case, conduct the appropriate motion work, analyze all applicable legal issues, and aggressively advocate on your behalf in order to avail you of the very best result.

Our Track Record Speaks For Itself

Mr. Sterling has tried over 60 jury trials including serious felonies where his clients were facing life in prison. We are proud of our success rate and we continue to be recognized by our peers and third-party organizations. Mr. Sterling has been named to Top Lawyers in California by the Legal Network, as well as a Top Criminal Defense Attorney Under Age 40, by the National Academy of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Mr. Sterling also received the Charles Gessler Award for Excellence in Trial Practice – Attorney of the Year, noting his results for his clients through plea negotiations and jury verdicts. The award is named after the nationally-renowned death penalty lawyer, Mr. Charlie Gessler.

Selecting the Right Lawyer

Meet your lawyer face to face. Confirm that the lawyer you meet with will be the actual lawyer representing you in court. Settle for nothing less. Inquire about the lawyer’s experience. How many trials have they conducted? How many of those dealt with cases similar to yours?

Don’t be afraid to ask for trial statistics, meaning case names and case numbers. Verify that what the lawyer is claiming is accurate. Ask for client referrals. Do your due diligence. Any lawyer that hesitates with any of this information – consider that a red flag.

If you or a loved one is in need of experienced and aggressive criminal representation within Orange County, do not hesitate to contact our office today. CALL (747) 233-3663.





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, including being named Lawyer of the Year by the Los Angeles County PDA. We fight tirelessly to achieve the absolute best for our clients.

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