Felony Lawyer in Santa Monica
Have you been charged with a felony?
If you are facing felony charges, your best defense is to seek representation from a skilled Santa Monica criminal defense lawyer. You will want an attorney with extensive experience in felony cases, and a successful track record achieving case dismissals, reduced charges and alternative sentencing for clients. Lessem & Newstat has over 50 years of combined legal experienced and is a highly rated criminal defense firm. We have a Better Business Bureau A+ rating as well as an AVVO 10/10 rating. The attorneys at our firm have represented clients in over 200 jury cases, and are proven litigators with numerous case dismissals. Attorney Jeremy Lessem is a professor at Alliant International University and extremely skilled at challenging evidence. Attorney Joshua Newstat is the current president of Ventura County Criminal Defense Bar Association, and has been recognized for his many contributions to the criminal justice system. The firm also proudly serves Malibu, Westwood, and Venice.
Felony offenses are extremely serious and often result in longs periods of incarceration. You may also be ordered by the court to pay steep fines and victim restitution. Cases involving violent offenses will usually be charged as felonies, and carry stiff sentences. Using a deadly weapon in any type of criminal act will almost always result in felony charges, even if the weapon wasn't used. Other types of offenses that can result in felony charges include:
- Sex offenses involving children
- Any criminal act in which a person was seriously or fatally injured
Our firm will make sure that you have the best defense possible when fighting felony charges. We are resourceful litigators that know the harsh consequences that you are facing. Your case will be reviewed by our firm, and a comprehensive defense strategy will be developed to help you avoid a guilty verdict.