When you entrust The Law Office of Brian Gurwitz to defend your future, you will receive zealous representation appropriate for your unique circumstances. Sometimes it means negotiating the best result possible. Sometimes it involves convincing a jury that you are not guilty. It can also mean seeking a dismissal.
Regardless of our goals, you will be represented by counsel with a level of expertise that is seldom matched by other defense counsel. It is normal to be frightened. It is normal to be confused. Our job is to bring clarity to your case and work to navigate the best outcome.
If you are facing criminal charges in state or federal court, the outcome of your case may depend on the expertise of the attorney you hire. Brian Gurwitz’s experience and success is rivaled by few other criminal defense lawyers in California.
A former Senior Deputy District Attorney in Orange County, Brian played a key role in some of the most contentious, high-profile cases during the 13 years he served in that office. (Read list of cases here.) He tried dozens of cases and served as a supervisor in the office’s largest felony trial unit.
In addition to trial work, he gained a reputation as an exceptional appellate lawyer who was repeatedly called upon when the stakes were highest. He argued four cases before the California Supreme Court (prevailing in each) and dozens more in the Court of Appeal, including seven that resulted in published decisions.Read more
Brian has trained hundreds of lawyers statewide on criminal law topics. He is often called upon by attorneys facing challenging legal questions. In addition, he has represented many attorneys who have been charged themselves with allegations of criminal wrongdoing.
Brian's peers have repeatedly elected him to serve him to serve as a member of the Board of Governors of the California Attorneys for Criminal Justice (CACJ), the state’s largest and most prestigious organization of criminal defense lawyers, which is dedicated to improving California’s criminal justice system through legislation, education, and public advocacy.