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Cron, Israels & Stark

At Cron, Israels & Stark, we work tirelessly to protect the rights of our clients. We help people throughout the greater Los Angeles area to resolve a wide variety of legal issues in the areas of criminal defense.

Our Los Angeles criminal defense attorneys have combined legal experience of over 100 years. We have a comprehensive understanding of the law, criminal case process, and we are known for our commitment to obtaining the best possible outcome in every case we handle.

We are skilled litigators and we will not hesitate to take your case to court if we cannot reach a favorable result otherwise.

Recognized by the State Bar and Our Peers

Firm Overview of Cron, Israels & Stark
Our Los Angeles criminal defense lawyers have combined legal experience of over 100 years.

Attorney Philip D. Israels have been designated by the California Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of California as Criminal Law Specialists. As of January 1, 2009, there are only 358 attorneys in the entire state of California who have been certified by the State Bar of California as Specialists in Criminal Law.

Mr. Cron and Mr. Israels have also been recognized by Southern California Super Lawyers magazine as Super Lawyers.

Attorney Edward C. Stark is an AV rated* attorney under Martindale-Hubbell's peer-review rating process. This is the highest such rating available to any individual lawyer rated for ethical standards and legal ability.

Fighting For Your Rights in Los Angeles

We pride ourselves on providing personalized service to each and every client we serve. We take your legal issues very seriously and we fight aggressively to see that your rights are protected.

Our experience and knowledge of the law allows us to work efficiently and effectively on your behalf to resolve your case. Your decision on which criminal defense lawyer to retain can have a direct impact on your personal and professional life.

We focus exclusively on criminal defense and will not just simply seek to negotiate a plea bargain, which means you would have to enter a “guilty” or “no content” plea to the court.

If you are convicted of a crime involving moral turpitude, you could be facing serious collateral consequences, such as deportation, or loss of a professional license.

Our criminal defense lawyers will guide you through every step of the complex criminal justice system, including seeking a bail reduction to be released from jail. It's important to understand the difference between a California arrest warrant and a search warrant.

We can also help you reduce a felony conviction to a misdemeanor, motion to withdraw a plea, and file a motion for factual innocence.  Call our law office to discuss your particular case and options with our lawyers.

Law Firm Dedicated Exclusively to Criminal Defense

Our law firm will fight aggressively to see that our clients are protected at every stage of the investigation process.

We will fully investigate every aspect of your case to ensure that your constitutional rights were not violated at any time. If you have been charged with a California crime, there are a wide range of common defenses to fight the case and avoid a conviction, but of course will all depend on the specific details and circumstances of the case.

We work with a broad network of skilled professionals to review evidence and ensure that everything was handled properly.

As necessary, our law firm will challenge any evidence obtained outside of the proper protocols, enabling us to provide you with a strong and effective defense.

Retain a Powerful Criminal Defense Lawyer

Our criminal attorneys understand that this can be one of the most devastating times in your life. Having to face criminal charges can be frightening and overwhelming. Most individuals no knowledge of the workings of the Los Angeles criminal justice system.

You need a professional at a time like this that can answer your questions and keep you fully informed of the status of your case every step of the way.

Because our firm has extensive experience handling these types of cases, you can feel confident that you will have the strong legal counsel you need during this difficult time.

During this difficult time, it is critical that you retain a highly qualified defense lawyer that has a thorough understanding of the Los Angeles County criminal court system.

Every case is unique and the details of your arrest and evidence against you must be thoroughly examined by a lawyer in order to build an effective legal defense.

After an arrest for criminal case in Los Angeles, your first appearance in court is almost an arraignment, where you will be told of the criminal charges against you and asked to enter a plea, followed by a preliminary hearing.

After the preliminary hearing, but before a case proceeds to trial, your criminal defense lawyer and prosecutor will appear in front of the judge and make their pre-trial motions.

If necessary, we are always prepared to take your case to trail to fight for a “not guilty” verdict. We will guide you through every step of the complex criminal justice system.

Any type of misdemeanor or felony criminal charges needs to be promptly addressed by a skilled lawyer who understands California law and the local Los Angeles County courts. No case is too big or too small.

Our experts have successfully helped people resolve their legal issues for decades. You can rest assured that you are important to us and that we will treat you with the respect you deserve. You may be eligible for alternative sentencing, rather then spending time in jail.

Contact us for effective and aggressive criminal defense lawyers to help you with any criminal charges you are facing. *CV, BV, and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards, and policies.

Criminal Courts We Serve

  • Alhambra Courthouse - 150 West Commonwealth Alhambra, CA 91801
  • Bellflower Courthouse - 10025 East Flower Street, Bellflower, CA 90706
  • Burbank Courthouse - 300 East Olive Burbank, CA 91502
  • Central Arraignment Courthouse - 429 Bauchet St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
  • Compton Courthouse - 200 West Compton Blvd. Compton, CA 90220
  • Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center- 210 West Temple Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
  • Downey Courthouse - 7500 East Imperial Highway, Downey, CA 90242
  • East Los Angeles Courthouse - 4848 E. Civic Center Way, Los Angeles, CA 90022
  • El Monte Courthouse - 11234 East Valley Blvd. El Monte, CA 91731
  • Glendale Courthouse - 600 East Broadway, Glendale, CA 91206
  • LAX Airport Courthouse - 11701 S. La Cienega Los Angeles, CA 90045
  • Governor George Deukmejian Courthouse - 275 Magnolia Long Beach, CA 90802
  • Inglewood Courthouse - One Regent Street, Inglewood, CA 90301
  • Metropolitan Courthouse - 1945 South Hill Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007
  • Michael Antonovich Antelope Valley Courthouse - 42011 4th Street West, Lancaster, CA 93534
  • Norwalk Courthouse - 12720 Norwalk Blvd. Norwalk, CA 90650
  • Pasadena Courthouse - 300 East Walnut St. Pasadena, CA 91101
  • Pomona Courthouse South - 400 Civic Center Plaza Pomona, CA 91766
  • San Fernando Courthouse - 900 Third Street San Fernando, CA 91340
  • San Luis Obispo Superior Court - 1050 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93408
  • Santa Barbara Superior Court - 118 E. Figueroa Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Santa Clarita Courthouse - 23747 West Valencia Blvd. Santa Clarita, CA 91355
  • Torrance Courthouse - 825 Maple Ave. Torrance, CA 90503
  • Van Nuys Courthouse - 14400 Erwin Street Mall Van Nuys, CA 91401
  • West Covina Courthouse - 1427 West Covina Parkway, West Covina, CA 91790
  • Whittier Courthouse - 7339 South Painter Ave. Whittier, CA 90602

Orange County, CA

  • Central Justice Center - 700 Civic Center Drive West, Santa Ana, CA 92701
  • Community Court - 909 N. Main Street, Santa Ana, CA 92701
  • Harbor Justice Center - 4601 Jamboree Road, Newport Beach, CA 92660
  • North Justice Center - 1275 North Berkeley Avenue, Fullerton, CA 92832
  • Superior Court Service Center - 27573 Puerta Real, Mission Viejo, CA 92691
  • West Justice Center - 8141 13th Street Westminster, CA 92683

Riverside County

  • Riverside Hall of Justice - 4100 Main Street, Riverside, CA. 92501
  • Banning Justice Center - 311 E. Ramsey Street, Banning, CA. 92220
  • Blythe Courthouse - 265 N. Broadway, Blythe, CA. 92225
  • Larson Justice Center - 46-200 Oasis Street, Indio, CA. 92201
  • Southwest Justice Center - 30755-D Auld Road, Murrieta, CA. 92563

San Bernardino County

  • Joshua Tree District - 6527 White Feather Road, Joshua Tree, CA 92252
  • Rancho Cucamonga District - 8303 Haven Avenue, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
  • San Bernardino Justice Center - 247 West Third Street, San Bernardino, CA 92415
  • Victorville District - 14455 Civic Drive, Victorville, CA 92392

Ventura County

  • Ventura Hall of Justice - 800 South Victoria Ave., Ventura, CA 93009
  • Ventura East County Courthouse - 3855-F Alamo Street, Simi Valley, CA 93063
  • Ventura Juvenile Court - 4353 E. Vineyard Ave., Oxnard, CA 93036

Areas We Serve

At Cron, Israels & Stark, our criminal defense attorneys represent clients on state and federal crimes in all of Los Angeles CountyOrange County, Ventura CountyRiverside CountySanta Barbara County, San Bernardino County, and San Fernando Valley courthouses, including the following cities:

Los Angeles County: Agoura, Altadena, Alhambra, Arcadia, Arleta, Artesia, Azusa, Baldwin Park, Bell Gardens, Beverly Hills, Brentwood, Burbank, Calabasas, Canoga Park, Century City, Chatsworth, Commerce, Compton, Covina, Culver City, Diamond Bar, Downey, Duarte, Encino, Gardena, Glendale, Glendora, Granada Hills, Hawthorne, Hermosa Beach, Hidden Hills, Hollywood, Industry, Inglewood, Irwindale, La Canada-Flintridge, Lakeview Terrace, Lakewood, Lancaster, Los Angeles, LAX Airport, Long Beach, Lynwood, Malibu, Manhattan Beach, Marina Del Rey, Mission Hills, Monrovia, Montebello, Monterey Park, Newhall, Norwalk, Northridge, North Hills, North Hollywood, Pacoima, Palmdale, Panorama City, Pasadena, Pomona, Redondo Beach, Reseda, San Dimas, San Fernando, San Fernando Valley, Santa Clarita, Sherman Oaks, Santa Monica, Sierra Madre, South Gate, South Pasadena, Studio City, Sun Valley, Sylmar, Tarzana, Torrance, Universal City, Valencia, Valley Village, Van Nuys, Venice, West Covina, West Hills, West Hollywood, West Los Angeles, Whittier, Woodland Hills.

Orange County, California: Anaheim, Anaheim Hills, Buena Park, Costa Mesa, Fullerton, Garden Grove, Huntington Beach, Laguna Beach, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, La Habra, La Palma, Mission Viejo, Newport Beach, Orange, Rancho Santa Margarita, San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano, Santa Ana, Seal Beach, Tustin, Villa Park, Westminster, Yorba Linda.

Riverside County: Banning, Beaumont, Blythe, Calimesa, Canyon Lake, Cathedral City, Corona, Desert Hot Springs, Hemet, Indian Wells, Indio, La Quinta, Lake Elsinore, Menifee, Moreno Valley, Murrieta, Norco, Palm Desert, Palm Springs, Perris, Rancho Mirage, Riverside, San Jacinto, Temecula, Windomar.

San Bernardino County: Ontario, Rancho Cucamonga, Upland.

Ventura County: Camarillo, Fillmore, Moorpark, Oxnard, Santa Paula, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks, Ventura, Westlake Village.

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