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Brian Russell Michaels

Brian Russell Michaels

Former Top Prosecutor, 23 years Experience, Reasonable Rates
  • DUI & DWI, Criminal Law, Domestic Violence ...
  • California
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Attorney Brian Michaels is a 23 year veteran of the California Criminal Courts. Attorney Michaels spent the first 8 years of his career as a big city Prosecutor where he cut his teeth in the trial courts of Los Angeles where he earned accolades as a Top Prosecutor. Attorney Michaels worked for the Los Angeles Police Department during the height of the infamous Rampart Scandal as a Civil Defense Attorney. Michaels is unique among Criminal Defense Attorneys in Southern California as very few have any Prosecutorial experience and most set out on their own straight out of Law School. Michaels has intensive training as a Trial Lawyer. For many years attorney Michaels trained and supervised young lawyers in the art of a jury trial. For the last 12 years Michaels has worked exclusively as a Criminal Defense Attorney and handles cases in 5 counties. There is almost no case too big or too small. We have Spanish speaking staff and are happy to consider payment plans for qualified clients. Our office accepts Checks, Paypal, Square, Venmo, Zelle and cash. Mr. Michaels is a complete hands on attorney. You rarely will be dealing with any other junior attorney and he prides himself on his communication. Michaels belongs to many professional organizations and has been featured on numerous news organizations. We offer an initial free 45 minute consult.

Practice Areas
    DUI & DWI
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
    White Collar Crime
    Traffic Tickets
    Suspended License
  • Free Consultation
    45 minute phone consult
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Venmo, Paypal, Square and Zelle accepted
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Fees are based on complexity of each case and are typically flat and up front. Payment plans available for qualified clients.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • Spanish: Spoken
Professional Experience
Law Office of Brian Michaels
- Current
Los Angeles City Attorney
Univ of California Santa Barbara
Undergraduate Degree
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University of LaVerne
J.D. (1994) | Law
Honors: Law Review, Deans List, #1 Ranked Student
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Top 1 percent
National Trial Lawyers Association
Professional Associations
Riverside County Bar
- Current
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Los Angeles County Bar Association
- Current
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- Current
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Mensa International
- Current
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California State Bar  # 172086
- Current
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Contact & Map
Main Office
10866 Wilshire Blvd
Ste 400
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Telephone: (310) 991-9179
Fax: (310) 446-0793
Palm Springs
777 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way Suite 200
Palm Springs, CA 92262
Telephone: (760) 902-0592
Indio Branch Office
42886 Hideaway Street
Indio, CA 92203
Telephone: (760) 902-0592
Cell: (310) 991-9179
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