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San Fernando Valley Criminal Defense Attorney
Focused Exclusively On Criminal Defense
Criminal defense is all that we do. It is what we love to do. It is our passion. San Fernando Valley criminal lawyer Justin E. Sterling has garnered consistent industry recognition and accolades highlighting his legal skill and commitment to his clients. Year after year, San Fernando Valley defense lawyer Justin E. Sterling receives top marks from clients and peers.
Mr. Sterling brings a unique set of experiences to the Valley’s defense bar. Being a Valley native, Mr. Sterling understands the inner-workings of the criminal justice system and its players. Prior to forming the Law Offices of Justin E. Sterling, Mr. Sterling was a highly regarded trial attorney with the Los Angeles Public Defender’s office. During his tenure with the office he ran two of the highest volume courtrooms in the San Fernando Valley, while maintaining a busy trial calendar.
His experience within the San Fernando Courthouse and Van Nuys Courthouse is a quality that very few defense lawyers have. Mr. Sterling has established enduring relationships with both judges and prosecutors, having cemented his reputation as being an aggressive yet honest criminal trial lawyer.
Outstanding Qualifications and Recognition
-Over 60 Jury Trials
-Representative Cases Include: Murder, DUI, Domestic Violence, Sex Crimes, and Drug Offenses
-Named Attorney of the Year by the Los Angeles County Public Defender’s Association
-Inclusion in the Who’s Who Registry of Preeminent Lawyers
-2013 Trusted Advisor Among Valley Professionals – Ventura Blvd. Magazine
-Named Top 10 Trial Lawyer Under Age 40 – National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys
A Proven San Fernando Valley Trial Lawyer For Defense Against All State And Federal Charges
In addition to providing smart, strategic representation for those charged with or under investigation for felony and misdemeanor offenses, San Fernando Valley criminal attorney Justin E. Sterling also assists his clients with the many collateral consequences of a criminal prosecution.
He is adept at working with the media and navigating the disciplinary actions brought upon licensed professionals, such as lawyers, pilots, doctors, nurses and teachers, and at addressing the many other consequences suffered by citizens who are charged with criminal offenses.
The Clean Slate Project
San Fernando Valley defense lawyer Justin E. Sterling is not only an accomplished strategist, negotiator and trial lawyer, his knowledge and experience cover a vast range of related criminal law and procedural matters such as record sealing and post-conviction relief. In 2012, our firm started the Clean Slate Project which focused on post-judgment advocacy and representation.
Mr. Sterling has successfully navigated his clients through the complicated processes of sealing arrest records, removing prior convictions from one’s record, in addition to obtaining a findings of factual innocence. Mr. Sterling has also been successful in availing his clients of post-conviction relief for serious felonies.
Approachable, Responsive, Efficient And Effective
Justin E. Sterling is committed to ensuring that his clients know where they stand at all times, so that they can intelligently and effectively consider all of their options. In appreciation of the value of peace of mind, Mr. Sterling strives to always be approachable, responsive, efficient and effective. He offers emergency services when necessary, maintains flexible office hours and personally keeps clients informed at all times.
Our trusted alliances with bond companies, treatment centers, doctors, and addiction specialists is a quality that sets our office apart.
Top-Rated Legal Counsel Serving The San Fernando Valley
If you or a family member has been arrested or charged with a crime it is essential to speak with qualified legal counsel as soon as possible. For prompt, personal attention contact our office today to speak with Mr. Sterling. Our office is located in Encino, offering Valley residents convenient access to our services.