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San Fernando Criminal Defense Attorney

Facing a criminal accusation is never easy. At Lessem, Newstat & Tooson, LLP, we have handled more than 200 jury trials and helped hundreds of clients achieve case dismissals. When you work with our law firm, you can have peace of mind that your case is in capable hands. With over 5 decades of legal experience in the criminal defense field, our San Fernando criminal defense attorneys are here to provide the top-tier legal guidance that you need and deserve.

More Reasons to Work With Us

  • Your best interest is our priority
  • We've handled over 200 jury trials
  • 10/10 "Superb" rating on Avvo
  • AV Preeminent™ Rating with Martindale-Hubbell™

Lessem, Newstat & Tooson, LLP, LLP Office Location:
1801 Century Park East, 24th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067

After an Arrest: How Our Law Firm Can Help

If you have been charged with a drug crime then you could face penalties such as fines, prison time, probation and other penalties for conviction. The severity of your sentence depends on a number of factors including how much and what kind of substance was found on your person at the time of arrest. If you were in possession of this substance, if you cultivated or created this substance, if you intend to sell this substance, these are all issues that can arise in a case and you could be severely punished for conviction.

Our firm has helped numerous individuals in the past with various criminal charges. Additionally, we have experience in representing mentally impaired individuals that have been charged with a crime. Our firm has experience in mental health law and those who have been criminally accused, if this is your case then you will greatly benefit from the assistance of our firm.

How We Can Help You

If you have been charged with sex crimes such as rape, sexual assault or sexual battery then we will be able to provide you with aggressive representation. If you have been charged with a violent crime such as murder then you could face the death penalty in some cases. Contact our firm for aggressive and skillful representation. Our firm can also help you if you have been charged with a theft crime or a white collar crime such as embezzlement or fraud.

Our firm has extensive experience in representing individuals who have been charged with various crimes. Under the California three strikes law, convictions of serious criminal offenses will accumulate strikes against your record. If you gain a third strike against your record then you could face life imprisonment regardless of the original penalty for the crime that you have been convicted of.

At the firm, we are constantly striving to become more adept, educating and knowledgeable criminal defense attorneys. That's why one of our layers, Jeremy Lessem, is certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization – title held by less than on percept of criminal law attorneys in the state. As a criminal law specialist, Mr. Lessem is ready to take on any type of criminal defense case. According to the Board of Legal Specialization, having a criminal law specialist is invaluable. If you've been accused, talk to a lawyer from our firm today.

If you are facing criminal charges then do not hesitate to contact our firm for legal representation of your case. We have extensive experience in criminal defense law and we will be able to provide you with the assistance that you need. We will be able to answer your questions regarding your case, discuss your options with you, advise you of the best legal action for you to take and provide you with aggressive representation of your case in court if you choose to work with us.


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