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I’m Michael Cernyar founder of the Law Offices of Michael K. Cernyar. Early in my career I was with the Cochran Firm and nominated as their best criminal defense attorney.

I started this firm more than 11 years ago bringing with me the same values that I had at the Cochran Firm. I wanted to help people, regular everyday folks that suffered injustice. I wanted to build a law firm being the very best trial lawyer in the country to help protect people.

And I wanted to ensure that this office did something every day to make this world a better place for all of us, including my child and your loved ones. I am very proud to say that it's what this firm has been able to do.

What makes this office different than other law offices is that I am a trial lawyer. This office is set up to go to trial on behalf of our clients and I do it all the time. I am the type of lawyer that gets in front of the jury and asks for justice. And the results prove that I do it well.

I have put together a team second to none. I'm a member of The National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 Trial Lawyers, I'm ranked 10 Best in California, and I’m ranked 3 Best Southern California. From top to bottom this office strives to be the very best in the courtroom. I'm very proud of what this office does every day.
Position Organization Location Duration
AttorneyMichael K. Cernyar, Esq. A Professional CorporationN/A2005 - Present
AttorneyThe Cochran FirmN/A2004 - 2005
Attorney/Law ClerkLaw Offices of Charles Pereyra-SuarezN/A2001 - 2004
School Degree Major Graduation
Loyola Law School, Loyola Marymount UniversityJD - Juris Doctor Law School2001  
Loyola Law SchoolJDLaw2001
California State UniversityBachelor of ArtsEconomics1996
Purdue UniversityN/AComputer Engineering1978
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Northern District of California2013
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals2007
Southern District of California2006
Eastern District of California2004
Central District of California2003
California2003
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400 Oceangate Blvd.
Ste 800
Long Beach, CA 90802
33.746545,-118.213256

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Long Beach, CA 90802


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  • In the past Michael had offices in Century City, Beverly Hills and Newport Beach. Currently he has one office in Long Beach.

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