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Criminal Defense Lawyers Serving South Bay, CA

Criminal arrests and charges are often life-changing. Your entire world can be turned upside down, undermined, and threatened. Your livelihood, reputation, family, and professional life can be jeopardized. You could face jail or prison time, hefty fines, restrictive probation, and the loss of certain civil rights.

Being in such a situation calls for action. You need a criminal defense lawyer you can trust who understands the stakes, the nuances of the criminal justice system you face, and how best to help you fight for your freedom and future.

At Ernenwein & Mathes, LLP, you can turn to a team led by a Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist who is highly qualified to help and well-respected among his peers. Our team has decades of experience and a strong track record of success. 

Learn more about your case and options in a free initial consultation with a South Bay criminal defense lawyer. Contact us at (310) 361-3068 to make an appointment. 

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What Clients are Saying About Working with Ernenwein & Mathes, LLP

Read what former clients have experienced when turning to our elite criminal defense team. 

  • "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.
  • "No other lawyer will have more integrity than Mr. Ernenwein."
    He has been there with me in the hardest of times. No other lawyer will have more integrity than Mr. Ernenwein.
    - Christopher G.
  • "Thank you for being our family’s advocate and the best lawyer that we could have asked for!"
    Now, my brother is able to FINALLY move on with his life and utilize the education he acquired and work in a field where he will be able to succeed.
    - Carol L.
  • "I can’t say enough about how grateful we are and how fortunate we were that someone we trusted recommended him to us."
    The respect from his many years of experience and integrity in his community is for certain why we are whole again today.
    - Karen D.
  • "5 stars across the board."
    If you are in need of a great attorney with an abundance of experience as well as a very professional office staff who constantly will keep you updated, call Ernenwein & Mathes!
    - Jake L.
  • "Top notch legal counsel and representation."
    They are the gold standard for defense attorneys. A+
    - Former Client
  • "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.

    Our South Bay Criminal Defense Services

    At Ernenwein & Mathes, LLP, we proudly serve the communities throughout the South Bay area. Located in Torrance, we are part of the beach communities stretching along Santa Monica Bay's southern shore, including Long Beach, El Segundo, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, and Redondo Beach.

    South Bay also includes the Palos Verdes Peninsula and the inland cities of Hawthorne, Gardena, Lawndale, Lomita, and Inglewood. 

    Our team is here to serve clients throughout this region in all types of criminal issues, from law enforcement investigations to arrests and charges for misdemeanors and felonies, including those involving violent crimes, theft and fraud crimes, sex crimes, drug crimes, DUI, domestic violence, and juvenile crimes. 

    We also handle all post-conviction matters, such as expungement, and focus on helping our clients secure diversion programs, where appropriate, such as those for drug addiction, military trauma, and mental health issues. 

    When facing one of the most critical times of your life, ensure that you have an ally and advocate who has proven trustworthy and competent. Ernenwein & Mathes, LLP, has been recognized as a proficient leader in criminal defense throughout the South Bay area by client review and referral and by such legal industry ratings organizations as Avvo and Super Lawyers.

    You can reach us by email and phone at (310) 361-3068 to get started. 

    Recognized as a Top-Tier Law Firm

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

      Why Choose Ernenwein & Mathes, LLP?

      • 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.