Over 60 Years of Combined Criminal Defense Experience

At Ernenwein & Mathes, LLP, we have devoted our practice exclusively to helping people who have been accused of misdemeanor and felony offenses in Southern California. Our firm’s founding lawyer, Robert Ernenwein, is a former Los Angeles County deputy district attorney who has almost 40 years of experience representing clients in criminal cases. Mr. Ernenwein is certified as a specialist in criminal law by the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization. Attorney Michelle Mathes is a former judicial extern with the United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit. Ms. Mathes was also a research attorney with the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office. She has almost 25 years of experience in criminal law.

Assisting the attorneys and their clients is Leo Jackson, a former LAPD detective of 25 years and now a licensed private investigator; four staff members. Our team at Ernenwein & Mathes, LLP, is fully committed to helping our clients achieve the best possible result in their cases. These results can include the dismissal of the case prior to filing, the negotiation of a favorable resolution after filing, pretrial diversion, deferred entry of judgement and the reduction of felony charges to misdemeanors. When necessary, Mr. Ernenwein will personally represent the client at jury trial. At Ernenwein & Mathes, LLP, we understand that trust and access are key components of a positive relationship between attorney and client and a successful outcome of the case. In this regard, every client is provided the cellphone numbers for Mr. Ernenwein and Ms. Mathes so that immediate access is available. Call now for a personal consultation.

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When you are facing criminal charges, you want your lawyers to understand how important your case is to you. You want a team that can answer your questions and provide you with clear guidance throughout the process. You have to be able to trust that your attorneys are able to prepare the best possible defense against your charges and protect your rights no matter what ends up happening.

At our firm, you will work directly with a team of dedicated attorneys and staff that is committed to looking out for you. We work with a licensed private investigator, who is a former LAPD police officer, to investigate the facts of your case, and we have a number of talented staff members at our office available to assist you when you have immediate concerns.

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