A Closer Look at Lessem, Newstat & Tooson, LLP

Lessem & Newstat is a unique firm, because they have over 50 years of combined experience to put into your case. Not many firms in Southern California have the special qualifications that Lessem & Newstat can claim. For one, Lessem & Newstat attorneys are trial attorneys, and have tried at least 200 jury trials. They have achieved hundreds of case dismissals as well, which means that the case come to an end before the actual trial begins. The firm has been AV® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell® and given the highest possible rating in their field of practice. To be AV® Rated, a firm must evaluated based on criteria and observed in action. In some cases, Martindale-Hubbell® will bestow this honor upon a firm that displays better-than-average service and legal technique when handling a case.

In addition to this honor, attorneys at Lessem & Newstat have a 10/10 “Superb” rating on Avvo. While being AV® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell® is an honor that is given to lawyers by other attorneys, a 10/10 on Avvo is partially granted by clients. On Avvo, attorneys like Jeremy Ian Lessem have profiles where they can post about their resumes and the different practice areas that they work in. Then, these attorneys are rated by clients and other attorneys. Mr. Lessem has been called “outstanding” and a “great criminal defense lawyer” by clients who have visited his Avvo profile to post about his work. You can read all of Attorney Lessem’s client reviews on Avvo and peer endorsements on his profile. Joshua Erin Newstat also has a 10.0 superb rating on Avvo and has been called the “best attorney” and a lawyer who is “aggressive and responsive.” Read his client reviews here. Both Lessem & Newstat received their Avvo ratings because of their ability to display professional conduct, and use their experience in their cases. They were also rated with an almost perfect score because of their respect within the criminal defense industry.

Lessem & Newstat is also a firm that has an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau. The company has been accredited since 2011 and has received zero complaints since they were rated. One of the reasons that Lessem & Newstat is such a respected law firm is because of their fearlessness. Attorney Lessem is not afraid to take on cases where there is DNA evidence involved. When chemical analyses or ballistics reports are involved in a case, many attorneys balk. They don’t want to be caught up in a difficult case that will become confusing and time consuming. Yet Lessem & Newstat are typically known to forge ahead no matter where a case takes them.

Attorney Newstat was licensed to practice law 8 years ago, and received the Outstanding Achievements in Litigation award from the Ventura Criminal Defense Bar Association. He has also been granted a position as the Director at Large at NAMI Ventura and was the president of the Ventura County Criminal Defense Bar from 2010-2011. Attorney Jeremy Lessem has been working in criminal defense for 12 years and was honored as a Super Lawyers® Rising Star℠ in 2012. He was also noted as a certified specialist in criminal law by the State Bar of California this year, and was named a Counselor of the Supreme Court by the Supreme Court of the United States of America. He was also given a Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 honor by Martindale-Hubbell® in 2011. He is a member of the California Attorneys for Criminal Justice, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the San Fernando Valley Bar Association Criminal Law Section.

Attorney Lessem Senior, Mark Lessem, has been practicing law for 40 years and provides valuable information and knowledge to this team. This experience means a lot, because you want to be sure that your attorneys are fully aware of the implications of their actions and know the wisest choices when it comes to criminal law. If you want to get to know this firm better, you should “like” them on Facebook. The team regularly updates this page with photos and adds important news articles that you may want to be aware of. As well, when they post new information on their blog about criminal defense, they typically will link to it on this Facebook page. You can also follow the firm on Twitter to get valuable information about cases that Lessem & Newstat are working on or learn more about the team. You can also get to know Lessem & Newstat on Google+ to learn more about the firm and stay up to date with them.

If you live in or around Los Angeles, then you can call the firm at (213) 985-1489 or dial them toll-free at (800) 462-7160. Lessem & Newstat offer free legal consultations for all potential clients and available to talk to you on the phone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. They understand that you may be arrested at an odd hour and need an attorney there to help you immediately. For example, if you are arrested for a DUI in the middle of the night, you may need an attorney to meet you at the jail. Lessem & Newstat want to be there. Their office is located at 1801 Century Park East, 24th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90067. Whether you are dealing with a drug crime, a violent crime, a sex crime, or theft crime, you need to call this accomplished and honored firm. Don’t settle for less than Lessem & Newstat Attorneys at Law, LLP!