Van Nuys Criminal Defense Lawyer

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Anyone facing criminal charges should speak with an attorney immediately. Criminal defense is a complicated area of law and it demands seasoned and knowledgeable legal representation. Entrusting your case to a less experienced attorney could mean putting your future at risk.

At Lessem, Newstat & Tooson, LLP, our Van Nuys attorneys fight zealously on behalf of clients facing all types of charges – from misdemeanors to the most serious felony and federal crimes. If you or someone you love has been charged, you can trust in our proven team.

Why Choose Lessem, Newstat & Tooson, LLP?

  • Award-winning defense attorneys with 5+ decades of collective experience.
  • Highly regarded among past clients, attorney-rating services, and the media.
  • Hundreds of case dismissals and hundreds of successfully handled jury trials.
  • Attorney Lessem is Board Certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization.
  • Close client communication, personal attention, and free case reviews.

Get started on your defense. Call (800) 462-7160 for a FREE case review.

Criminal Cases We Handle

Our lawyers have dedicated their careers to fighting on behalf of clients who need a strong advocate during their legal journeys. As such, we know how to effectively defend clients charged with all types of crimes, as well as individuals who are under investigation but have not yet been charged.

Cases we handle include:

Every case is unique, but every criminal charge has penalties. Protect yourself, your freedom, and your future by working fast to contact an experienced lawyer. Our legal is standing by waiting to help, and we encourage you to request a free and confidential case review.

Felony Criminal Defense

After being arrested on suspicion of a felony, you have 10 days after your arraignment to prepare for your preliminary hearing absent a continuance. At your preliminary hearing, the Judge makes a determination if there is a reasonable suspicion that you committed the crime you have been charged with. While the standard the prosecutor needs to prove at a preliminary hearing is extremely low, with a thorough investigation and cross examination of the prosecutor’s witnesses you can prevail. Our seasoned attorneys at Lessem, Newstat & Tooson, LLP are trained to attack the weaknesses in the prosecution’s case and in the process achieve the best result for clients just like you.

Help for Injured Victims

In addition to fighting on behalf of the criminally accused, our firm also maintains an active personal injury practice in which we represent victims and families who have suffered harm as a result of another’s negligence. From car accidents to defective products, our Van Nuys personal injury lawyers are available to help you learn more about your right to financial compensation after a preventable injury.

Contact Our Firm Today

Choose attorneys you can trust not only with your case, but also your future. To discuss your unique needs and case personally with a member of our legal team, contact us today!