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The National Trial Lawyers
1801 Century Park East, Los Angeles, CA 90067

Los Angeles Defense Attorney Serving 6 Counties

Welcome to the website for the Law Office of Brian Michaels, a full service Criminal Defense,and DUI Law firm based in Southern California. Los Angeles based Criminal and DUI Defense Attorney Brian Michaels has been consistently been ranked as one of the top trial attorneys in Southern California . 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. 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 and has a 98 percent win rate in all trial matters.

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.

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.