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Aggressive • Experienced • Hard-working

Los Angeles criminal defense lawyer assisting Southern California clients since 1970

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Los Angeles-area Lawyer Vigorously Defends Clients Accused of Crimes

Experienced California attorney helps defendants fight serious charges

If you have been charged with a crime, you want a proven fighter defending your rights. At The Law Offices of Joseph Shemaria in Beverly Hills, we aggressively confront prosecutors in providing our clients with the strongest possible defense. Attorney Joseph Shemaria has been practicing law in California since 1970 and has never wavered in his support for accused, disadvantaged clients. Throughout the greater Los Angeles area, our firm provides skillful counsel in criminal trials and appeals. We also have a long track record of filing successful habeas corpus petitions and winning other federal court actions.  Whether you have been charged with a serious felony or a lesser charge, we work tirelessly on your behalf.

Beverly Hills law firm works hard to deliver successful results

Unlike some other lawyers who switch between prosecution and defense work, Joseph Shemaria has spent his career defending clients, determined to uphold the fundamental principles of justice that protect them. You can trust our firm’s counsel for many reasons, including our:

  • Community reputation — Our work over more than four decades has been recognized by community members and colleagues alike. Attorney Joseph Shemaria has earned an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®, a recognition of his legal ability and ethics by attorneys familiar with his work.
  • Personal attention — No client is ever just a case number at our firm. Each person receives individualized counsel and benefits from a careful strategy based on their particular circumstances.
  • Skillful representation — We will analyze your situation quickly and press for the best possible outcome under the circumstances. Even when the odds are against you, our firm strives to find creative ways to obtain a positive result.

If you have been accused of a crime, don’t hesitate to get the legal advice and advocacy you need and deserve. We offer a free initial consultation so you can obtain professional support right now.

Dedicated advocate handles all types of criminal litigation

Our firm represents men and women throughout Southern California who require legal assistance in cases relating to:

  • Criminal defense — No matter what the particular circumstances might be, we provide tough, targeted criminal defense in felony and misdemeanor cases.
  • Drug crimes — Prosecutions for drug crimes frequently hinge on improper searches or excessive charging. Our firm mounts a thorough defense and seeks alternative sentences such as substance abuse treatment when that’s in your best interests.
  • Homicide — A homicide conviction can lead to life imprisonment. With stakes this high, you need an attorney who can handle high-pressure litigation and won’t stop fighting for your rights.
  • Sex crimes — We take sex crime allegations seriously and work immediately to disprove charges of assault or lewd conduct.
  • Federal criminal defense — Attorney Joseph Shemaria has succeeded in all types of federal court criminal matters, including appeals and habeas corpus petitions.

We stand up for you from start to finish because our goal isn’t just to win a successful result, but to create a lasting relationship.

Contact a skilled California criminal defense lawyer for a free initial consultation

At The Law Offices of Joseph Shemaria, we represent Los Angeles-area clients in a full range of criminal defense matters. When you’re charged with a crime, it’s important to get skilled legal help as soon as possible. Please call 424-284-9921 or contact us online to schedule a free initial consultation at our Beverly Hills office.


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