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Together, our team has more than 50 years of legal experience to use in your defense.

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We stand up for the rights of individuals facing criminal charges throughout Los Angeles County.

Cases We Handle

Hundreds of Cases


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More Than 200 Cases Tried

With hundreds of case dismissals

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Los Angeles Criminal Defense Lawyer

After being accused of a crime, you need to know that your defense attorney has the skill to stand up and fight for your rights in court. Lessem, Newstat & Tooson, LLP, a Los Angeles criminal defense law firm, is committed to providing exceptional legal advocacy to every client.

Some of our distinctions include:

  • AV® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Inclusion in the Southern California Super Lawyers® List
  • Five decades of collective legal experience
  • More than 200 jury trials
  • Hundreds of case dismissals
  • Well-respected in the legal community

If you are facing criminal charges, the quality and experience of your attorney is a crucial factor affecting the final outcome of your case. Don't take chances - your future and freedom are at risk, and you need to have confidence that your criminal defense lawyer has the experience to fight for you.

Arrested? Act Now! Call (213) 985-1489 for a FREE Case Review.

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

Our Commitment to Professional Excellence

At the firm, we strive for perfection. That's why Attorney Jeremy Lessem is certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization – a distinction held by less than one percent of criminal law attorneys in California. As a certified criminal law specialist, Mr. Lessem has proven himself to be not only dedicated, but proficient in criminal law related matters. Let our team put this dedication to work for your case. According to the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization, hiring a certified attorney is valuable.

The more complex your case becomes, the more important it is to work with an attorney who specializes in criminal law. If you're facing criminal charges, you want a defense attorney who is continually practicing criminal defense; someone who is devoted to continual education. You want a law firm like ours on your side.

Cases We Handle

Our Los Angeles criminal defense attorneys handle a broad range of criminal cases. Whether you were charged with a felony offense or DUI, our team is prepared to defend your rights. Our practice areas include:

Criminal Defense Lawyers Serving Los Angeles & Ventura

At Lessem, Newstat & Tooson, LLP, we are proud of our reputation. We believe that a successful criminal defense strategy is aggressive, relentless, and based on experience. Our Los Angeles criminal lawyers carefully evaluate every piece of evidence to identify our best strategy for handling your case. Our tireless work in defending our clients has led to an impressive number of case dismissals, even for serious of criminal charges. Above all, we refuse to back down when defending our clients.

Our firm serves clients throughout Southern California.

Burbank | Glendale | Sherman Oaks | Hidden Hills | San Fernando Valley | San Fernando | Westlake | Van Nuys | Sylmar | Ventura | Pasadena

Lessem, Newstat & Tooson, LLP
Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney
1801 Century Park East, 24th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90067
Phone: (800) 462-7160 Local Phone: (213) 985-1489

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