Los Angeles Defense Attorney Serving 6 Counties
Welcome to the website for the Law Office of Brian Michaels, a full service Criminal Defense, DUI, and Civil Litigation Law firm based in Southern California. Our firm's primary area of specialty is the defense of Criminal cases throughout Southern California. In addition to defending individual's accused of crimes the firm also handles Civil and Business Litigation matters, including Personal Injury cases as well as Family Law.
Our main office is located in the Westwood Village area of Los Angeles. We maintain satellite offices to accommodate our clients in virtually all corners of Los Angeles County. Additionally we maintain Satellite Offices and routinely represent clients in Orange, Kern, San Diego, Ventura, Santa Barbara, Riverside and San Gabriel Counties.
Mr. Michaels and his associates strive to offer top-notch service to their clients and believe that communication with clients is paramount in getting the most out of your experience with the legal system, which can be an ominous experience for most people. Mr. Michaels handles all of his clients personally. We are not a mill. He will try your case and be your attorney for all purposes. We keep a moderate caseload so that we can provide more attention to our clients.
Criminal cases can be as simple and mundane as a DUI or a Petty Theft, yet the stress and anxiety of even the most minor criminal charge can feel terrifying. Our goal is to remove that stress for our client and always get the best possible result.We maintain a fair and competitive fee structure and try to keep our fees affordable so that our clients can afford to go to trial if need be. Brian Michaels is first and foremost a trial lawyer who worked as a Prosecutor for many years before leaving for private practice.
In searching for an attorney, while cost is of course an issue, your attorney's ability to win your trial is the single most important thing a client should be looking for in hiring counsel for any legal matter. Mr. Michaels has personally completed nearly 90 Civil and Criminal Jury trials and settled 1000 more over his 19-year career. In addition to our in depth Criminal Defense firm we also excel in Civil matters including Family Law and Personal Injury. As a Los Angeles City Attorney Mr. Michaels handled hundreds of Civil cases for the City of Los Angeles and has never lost a Civil trial.
Very few attorneys who practice private Criminal Defense have the broad trial experience that attorney Michaels has. Attorney Michaels has a nearly 95 percent trial win rate. This is what sets the Law Office of Brian Michaels apart from the rest. In addition to bringing outstanding legal representation, our firm has an outstanding Personal Investigative Team that becomes your personal Detective in any defense of your case which we believe paramount in obtaining a good result. All of our investigators have law enforcement background and many cases have been solved and dismissed through early intervention and a thorough defense investigation.
We are aggressive, experienced, compassionate and fair. We believe we can serve the interests of clients charged with crimes with unparalleled excellence, compassion, and care. The most important thing, once you believe that you may be charged with a crime or have already been arrested is to hire counsel immediately. We offer free one hour consultations and reasonable fees. Mr. Michaels has personally tried every type of criminal offense from Murder and Manslaughter to simple DUI's and petty misdemeanors. Regardless of the severity of the case attorney Michaels is dedicated to winning, no matter what the charge or the penalty.
As a Civil Litigator Michaels worked in defense of the Los Angeles Police Department during the infamous Rampart Scandal and won all of his Civil trials for LAPD, no small feat during those turbulent times in Los Angeles. We have extensive experience in Family Law and believe we can outclass any firm in support of your rights in a Family Law matter such as a Divorce, Custody, Support or Restraining Order matter.
Some of the cities we work in include, but are not limited to, cities in Los Angeles County, Orange County & Ventura County including Alhambra, Arcadia, Azusa, Baldwin Park, Bell Gardens, Bellflower, Beverly Hills, Burbank, Calabasas, Carson, Cerritos, Compton, Covina, Culver City, Diamond Bar, Downey, El Monte, Encino, Gardena, Glendale, Hawthorne, Hermosa Beach, Hollywood, Inglewood, Irvine, Lakewood, Lancaster, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Malibu, Manhattan Beach, Montebello, Newport Beach, Norwalk, Palmdale, Pasadena, Pomona, Redondo Beach, Santa Ana, Santa Barbara, Santa Clarita, Santa Maria, Santa Monica, South Gate, Torrance, Venice Beach, Ventura, West Los Angeles, West Covina, West Hollywood & Whittier.