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Criminal defense attorney

About Our Team

Aggressive Criminal Defense To Protect Your Freedom

A criminal allegation can prevent you from doing what you desire and going where you want to go. If you are facing criminal charges in Southern California, it is in your best interest to seek help from one of our criminal defense attorneys. For decades, our lawyers at Ernenwein & Mathes, LLP, have provided clients like you with the professional legal counsel and aggressive defense they need.

Experienced Criminal Defense Attorneys

At Ernenwein & Mathes, LLP, you can trust that our attorneys will provide you with the best possible options for your legal case. We provide an honest evaluation of your situation and help investigate the best possible method to resolving it.

One of our attorneys is a former deputy district attorney and is familiar with how the prosecution operates. He applies his knowledge by providing each client with a creative strategy to resolve their criminal legal issue. Our firm focuses on providing aggressive and professional criminal defense to Californians who are facing criminal allegations.

If you are unable to see a positive solution for your legal situation, learn more about how our attorneys can help by clicking the links below.

Recognized as a Top-Tier Law Firm

  • California Board of Legal Specialization
  • CDLA
  • Super Lawyers
  • Avvo 10.0
  • Avvo Michelle
  • Avvo Robert
  • Avvo Robert
  • SBBA

    Professional Legal Counsel In Southern California

    Our attorneys work with a licensed private investigator who will investigate the facts of your case and a skilled legal team that will be available to you at each step of your case. We handle criminal allegations that include sex offenses, drug offenses, DUIs, theft offenses and juvenile offenses. You can rely on us to fight your legal issue as if it were our own.

    We understand the fear you may feel when facing a criminal allegation. It is in your best interest to prepare a solid defense to resolve your legal issues. Your criminal case may benefit from the professional legal counsel from one of our attorneys at Ernenwein & Mathes, LLP. Both of our attorneys worked for the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office. Robert Ernenwein is a former deputy district attorney and Michelle Mathes was a legal research attorney for the L.A. D.A.’s Office.

    Contact our Torrance office for your free consultation by calling (310) 361-3068. You can also request your appointment by completing this online contact form.

      "Character, class, calculated, charm, and charisma are words that describe Robert."
      I cannot thank Robert enough for his efforts, knowledge, and execution in my case. He gave me a second chance.
      - Kevin Q.
      "I trust this powerful team with my life, because they have saved it time and time again."
      Michelle has had a profound impact on my life. She not only has a firm grasp of legal matters, but also of human emotions. This dynamic duo worked all hours of the day and night on my case. They exerted effort way beyond the amount that I had paid them.
      - Khadijeh K.
      "His presence definitely makes an impact in the court room."

      If you’re looking for a lawyer, Ernenwein & Mathes are the ones to call.

      Robert Ernenwein is straight Forward , honest, experienced, has a sense of humor and is very wise. He gets the job done, And his presence definitely makes an impact in the court room. Robert is Beyond professional, he answers your phone calls, and texts right away. He answers any questions you may have. He is organized and has it all under control. It’s like being in a movie, It’s a whole experience. And the best part is he makes you feel safe, he makes you forget you’re even going though a set back in your life because he is taking care of all it for you. No stress at all.

      It took some hard work for Robert to get DUI charge reduced to a reckless driving plea. I can’t thank Ernenwein & Mathes enough for this.

      Thank you so much guys!

      - Jennifer C.
      "From the moment we met Robert and shook his hand, he made us feel at ease."
      When you need an attorney, do yourself a favor an call Robert Ernenewein. I’m so glad we did.
      - Krystine R.
      "Highly recommend him as a defense lawyer."

      Robert Ernenwein is an exceptional lawyer and genuinely nice person. He is professional, diligent, and very proficient as an attorney. I can honestly say he is most likely the best defense lawyer anyone can ask for. Robert was very mindful and courteous to myself and my family. He is very efficient and effective and was able to get the best possible outcome for us. Highly recommend him as a defense lawyer.

      - Benny L.
      "He puts his clients first."
      Robert is a very professional and knowledgeable lawyer. He represented and provided clear and straightforward advice and information. He was incredibly helpful with the legal advice provided, making sure that I understood all aspects of my situation. He was always in communication, keeping me informed of all developments. I had an extremely positive experience and I am thankful to have had Robert as my lawyer. I was referred to Robert by a family member. He puts his clients first. He and his team always respond to my questions very quickly. If I had an appointment with him, the office staff usually called me at that day to remind me the time. Through his hard work, my matter was handled and I deeply appreciate everything he and his team have done for me. I would highly recommend Mr. Ernenwein to anyone who needs an attorney. I cannot describe enough how grateful I am!
      - Mike Y.
      "Well known and respected in the community."
      I am very satisfied with how Mr. Ernenwein is handling my entire case. We are working together for over 5 months now on my criminal evading case. Next month we go to trial and I am very confident he will put in everything he has. His experience really gets him far in the court room. He is well known and respected in the community. If you want to win your case and be represented properly I recommend Robert hand down. Believe me I’ve had my share of criminal attorneys and everyone in my family who has met him has been very pleased.
      - Natalia C.
      "I strongly recommend Mr. Ernenwein’s legal services. You will not be alone!"
      It meant the world that Mr. Ernenwein believed in my son’s innocence. We now had someone working on our behalf, navigating the unknown world of The Law and The Court System.
      - Tracey B.

    What Sets Us Apart From The Rest?

    Ernenwein & Mathes, LLP is here to help you get the results you need with a team you can trust.

    • Client Focused Representation
      Our clients have direct communication with their legal team from start to finish.
    • Board Certified Criminal Defense Attorney
      Attorney Robert Ernenwein is a certified specialist in criminal law, by the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization.
    • Over 60 Years of Combined Criminal Defense Experience
      Our team has decades of experience and a strong track record of success.
    • Former Prosecutor on Your Team
      We have experience on both sides of the courtroom.
    • Providing Service in Spanish
      Work with a criminal defense attorney who speaks your language.
    • We Provide Free Consultations
      Learn how our defense lawyers can help during a free consult.

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