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Aaron Spolin

Aaron Spolin

Award-Winning Criminal Appeals Lawyer & Former Prosecutor
  • Appeals & Appellate, Criminal Law, White Collar Crime ...
  • California, New York
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Spolin Law P.C.’s founder, Aaron Spolin, is a former prosecutor and award-winning Los Angeles criminal appeals attorney. He has achieved successful outcomes on hundreds of criminal cases, including numerous dismissals of major felony cases; non-criminal resolutions to complex fraud and insurance fraud defense cases; dismissals of drug, DUI, violent-crime, and theft charges; successful appellate outcomes from the California Court of Appeal and California Supreme Court; and multiple not-guilty jury verdicts at trial.

Aaron is the recipient of various awards for his advocacy, including the American College of Trial Lawyer’s Medal for Excellence in Oral Advocacy as well as Princeton University’s Lynde Prize. He is ranked in the top 1% of criminal law attorneys in California, is on the “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” list of The National Trial Lawyers, and is recognized as one of the “10 Best Criminal Law Attorneys” in California by the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys.

Before becoming a criminal defense attorney in Los Angeles, he served as an Assistant District Attorney in New York City, Bronx County. At the District Attorney’s Office, Aaron was assigned to the economic crimes bureau, where he managed some of the office’s more complex cases. He also served as trial counsel on a high-profile murder case, which he won, that was prosecuted in conjunction with the office’s Gangs and Major Cases bureau. Throughout his career, Aaron has also filed hundreds of legal motions regarding suppression of evidence and Constitutional rights.

Aaron received his B.A. from Princeton University and his J.D. from U.C. Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall). He is a former member of California Law Review. Aaron is also the author of Reforms for the Process of Eyewitness Identifications in Criminal Trials, a Princeton university thesis, and co-author of the Harvard Law School Public Interest Office’s advocacy guide Serving Immigrants and Refugees.

Practice Areas
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Criminal Law
  • White Collar Crime
  • Civil Rights
  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • DUI & DWI
  • Antitrust Law
  • Juvenile Law
  • Gov & Administrative Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Criminal Appeals
  • Writs of Habeas Corpus
  • SB 1437, AB 2942, Etc.
  • Free Consultation
    varies on situation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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New York
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  • English
Professional Experience
Founder / Lawyer
Spolin Law
Assistant District Attorney
Office of the District Attorney, New York City Bronx County
University of California, Berkeley School of Law
J.D. | Law
Activities: California Law Review
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Princeton University
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Top 10 Law Firms in California for Criminal Law
Attorney & Practice Magazine
Top 100 Trial Lawyers - Criminal Defense
The National Trial Lawyers
10 Best Attorneys in California - Criminal Defense
American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys
Medal for Excellence in Advocacy
American College of Trial Lawyers
Lynde Prize
Princeton University
Professional Associations
State Bar of California  # 310379
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Articles & Publications
Reforms for the Process of Eyewitness Identifications in Criminal Trials
Princeton Thesis
Speaking Engagements
James Madison Award Speech , Presentation of James Madison Award to Supreme Court Justice Steven Breyer
Websites & Blogs
Spolin Law P.C.
Criminal Appeals Guide
Contact & Map
Spolin Law P.C. - Main Office - Los Angeles
11500 W Olympic Blvd
Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Toll-Free: (310) 589-3793
Telephone: (310) 424-5816
Spolin Law P.C. - New York Office
80 Broad Street
5th Floor
New York, NY 10004
Telephone: (212) 789-1320
Spolin Law P.C. - San Diego Office
501 W. Broadway, Suite 800
San Diego, CA 92101
Toll-Free: (310) 589-3793
Telephone: (310) 424-5816
Spolin Law P.C. - San Francisco Office
1390 Market Street, Suite 200
San Francisco, CA 94102
Toll-Free: (310) 589-3793
Telephone: (310) 424-5816
Spolin Law P.C. - Pico-Robertson Office
9544 W Pico Blvd
Suite 202
Los Angeles, CA 90035
Toll-Free: (310) 589-3793
Telephone: (310) 424-5816
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