Ojai Criminal Defense Attorney

Legal Help in Criminal Cases

If you have been charged with committing a criminal act, an Ojai criminal defense lawyer at Lessem, Newstat & Tooson, LLP can investigate your case and give you advice regarding your best course of action. We are a respected criminal defense firm that has successfully represented hundreds of clients in many different types of cases, and can assess the strengths and weaknesses of the prosecution's case. We are highly rated by Martindale-Hubbell, AVVO and the Better Business Bureau, and have been involved in over 200 jury trials. Many of our clients' cases have been dismissed or successfully plea bargained when that has been the client's best option.

Attorney Joshua Newstat time is the current president of Ventura County Criminal Defense Bar Association, and has been recognized for his many outstanding contributions to the criminal justice system. He is also a current member of the board of directors for the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). Attorney Newstat is a seasoned legal professional whose career is dedicated to protecting his clients' rights and interest. Attorney Jeremy Lessem, is an adjunct professor at Alliant International University, and extremely knowledgeable in the many technical aspects of evidence such as DNA, ballistics and chemical analysis.

Criminal Defense Lawyer in Ojai

Developing an effective defense for criminal charges, including misdemeanor, felony and federal crimes, requires an extensive knowledge of the law as well as case experience. The attorneys at our firm are resourceful litigators that can provide the vigorous representation you will need if you are facing criminal charges involving Internet crimes or tax fraud; traffic crimes such as hit and run, juvenile crimes, violent crimes including assault, battery, domestic violence, murder or a strike under the state's three strikes law. We are also skilled in sex crimes and sexual assault defense; and white collar crimes involving fraud, bribery and racketeering. Our office represents clients charged with DUI, vehicular manslaughter, drug crimes, possession, distribution, violations of medical marijuana laws and probation violations. We can discuss prefile intervention if it is applicable to your case, conduct an independent analysis of your breath and blood tests results, counsel you on warrants and mental health law, and represent you at DMV hearings. We are proven litigators that will go the distance when it comes to fighting for your rights and preventing a guilty verdict.

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Contact an Ojai criminal defense lawyer for knowledgeable legal counsel if you have been charged with a criminal offense.