Van Nuys Criminal Defense Attorney
Van Nuys Superior Court is among the largest of the forty court branches within LA County. Most crimes that are alleged to have been committed in the Valley are assigned and prosecuted within the Van Nuys Courthouse. Our firm maintains a local presence within the Van Nuys Courthouse, defending clients there on a daily basis.
Van Nuys criminal defense attorney, Justin E. Sterling, possesses a unique pedigree that very few defense lawyers have. Prior to establishing his firm, Mr. Sterling was a highly-regarded LA County Public Defender assigned to the Van Nuys Courthouse. In addition to running two of the court’s highest-volume courtrooms, Mr. Sterling maintained a busy trial calendar, defending clients charged with misdemeanors and serious felonies.
During his years in public service and now in private practice, Mr. Sterling has established enduring relationships with Van Nuys prosecutors, judges, and law enforcement. Having litigated everything from DUI to murder, Van Nuys criminal lawyer, Justin E. Sterling, has cemented his reputation as being a highly skilled and experienced Van Nuys criminal trial lawyer.
If you or a loved one has been arrested or charged with a crime, we encourage you to contact our office so that we can offer you a realistic assessment of your situation.
Expertise in Van Nuys Criminal Law
In searching for a qualified Van Nuys criminal defense attorney you may have come across attorneys who practice in a variety of different areas. Many local attorneys run what’s known as “shotgun” practices, dabbling in a bit of everything, while specializing in nothing. These lawyers sometimes pride themselves on providing general legal services, however, the reality is that these lawyers possess a very limited skill-set when it comes to the specialization of criminal trial work.
Criminal defense is all that we do; it’s all that we know. With more than 60 jury trials to his credit Justin E. Sterling specializes in all state and federal offenses, including misdemeanors and all serious and violent felonies.
A Wealth of Van Nuys Criminal Trial Experience
Representative case results include:
– Gang Murder: Not Guilty
– Armed Robbery: Not Guilty
-Felony DUI With Injury: Not Guilty
– Misdemeanor Domestic Violence: Not Guilty
-Felony Evading: Dismissed
-2nd DUI With Refusal: Not Guilty
Personalized Van Nuys Criminal Defense
The Law Offices of Justin E. Sterling provides its clients with an experience that is the best of both worlds. It is what sets us apart from other law offices. We are not a solo practitioner law office nor are we a group of associate lawyers taking on too many cases than we can handle.
A solo practitioner is responsible for the day-to-day operations of his or her business in addition to the legal aspects of each and every one of their client’s cases. While many solo practitioners are great advocates, it is simply not feasible for a solo practitioner to offer high quality legal representation to every client while running a business.
On the other hand, large criminal law offices with multiple associate lawyers can offer an experience that is far worse. It is easy to get lost in the shuffle at an office that employs dozens of attorneys and has hundreds of clients. Even worse, these offices often delegate cases to inexperienced lawyers once the initial meeting and retainer fee has been met.
We do not operate in this fashion. Van Nuys DUI and defense lawyer, Justin Sterling, personally handles every case that comes through his door. Aside from our immediate team, we work in alliance with selected professionals in order provide our clients with high-quality legal representation.
Leaders at the Van Nuys Criminal Courthouse
Our criminal law practice continues to receive top marks from clients as well as consistent industry recognition:
- Ventura Blvd. Magazine regarded Mr. Sterling as a Trusted Advisor among San Fernando Valley Professionals.
- In 2013, Mr. Sterling was selected to the Who’s Who Registry of Preeminent Lawyers.
- 10/10 AVVO rating.
- The Los Angeles County Public Defender’s Association named Mr. Sterling Attorney of the Year in Misdemeanor Practice.
- The National Academy of Criminal Defense Lawyers named Mr. Sterling as one of the Top 10 Criminal Defense Lawyers, Under Age 40.
Van Nuys Court is located at:
14400 Erwin Street Mall
Van Nuys, California 91401
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