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As a former Senior Deputy District Attorney with over 21 years of legal experience John knows and understands his opposition from having been on the other side. Now as a criminal defense attorney John brings his vast legal knowledge and trial experience to his clients. His tenacity and dedication helps those who have been injured or found themselves in an unwanted and precarious position. Each stage of the case allows John an opportunity to apply his hands on approach to reach the results his clients deserve.

With over 120 criminal jury trials in cases such as murder, torture, sexual assault, vehicular manslaughter, driving under the influence, drugs, domestic violence, juvenile offenses, assaults, theft-property crimes, and complex insanity trials, John has been recognized as an Outstanding Trial Attorney by both the Riverside and Orange County District Attorney’s Offices. Some of John’s cases have been featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Talk, Discovery ID, CNN, and have received publications as far as South Africa. John graduated from the University of Southern California and obtained his Juris Doctor degree from Thomas Jefferson School of Law. He has lectured at California Baptist University, lectured to local law enforcement agencies, and coached high school mock trial.

Now John brings his discipline and commitment to help those who are facing criminal charges.  He understands that a mistake or error in judgment should not define a person or destroy a promising future. Everyone is entitled to that much needed second chance. By applying his years of experience, knowledge, and passion John will provide clarity and guidance during confusing and difficult times.