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Paula Drake | Tustin Criminal Lawyer | California

Paula Drake Lawyer

Paula Drake

It is our goal to provide a vigorous, individualized defense
for our clients.

Criminal, DUI-DWI, Felony, Misdemeanor, White Collar Crime, Juvenile Delinquency and Dependency; Sex Crimes; Domestic Violence; Child Abuse; Prostitution; Drug Offenses; Strike Offenses; Assault and Battery; Homicide; Weapons; Theft Offenses and Burglary; Robbery; Extradition; Expungements, Record Sealing, Prop. 47 issues, Certificates of Rehabilitation/Pardon; Probation and Parole Violations; Sentence Modifications; Warrants; Pre-filing investigations; Victim Advocacy; Administrative matters (DMV, Professional License Disciplinary Matters, School Disciplinary Matters).

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Bad things really do happen to good people. If you find yourself, a friend, or a family member being accused of a crime or under investigation - time is of the essence. You need an experienced, aggressive attorney immediately.
Contact The Law Offices of Paula Drake for your immediate protection, personalized attention, and best defense.

Position Organization Location Duration
Owner/Senior Partner Law Offices of Paula Drake Orange County; Los Angeles County, Inland Empire; Palm Springs, CA 1990-Present
Deputy Public Defender Orange County Office of the Public Defender Orange County, California 1986-1990
School Degree Major Graduation
Western State University College of Law J.D. Law School 1985
University of California at Los Angeles Bachelor Political Science 1977
State / Court Date
California 1986
  • Current and Prior Memberships: California Public Defenders Asso.; California Attorneys for Criminal Justice; Orange County Women Lawyer's Asso.; Los Angeles County Women Lawyer's Asso.; American Bar Asso.; Beverly Hills Bar Asso.; Los Angeles County Bar Asso.; Orange County Bar Asso.; WSU Alumni Asso.; UCLA Alumni Asso.; ICDA, Los Angeles County
  • WSU:  American Jurisprudence Awards: Constitutional Law, Civil Procedure, Professional Responsibility
    Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities; Honors Moot Court; National Deans List; Honor Roll
    Law Review, Executive Editor, Note Editor, Associate Editor; recipient Outstanding Editor Award
  • Employer charged with child molest and sexual battery against another employee: not guilty, jury
    Assault with intent to commit gbi: not guilty, jury
    Multiple counts rape/other: no filing after preliminary hearing
    Robbery, second strike: reduced to grand theft, strike stricken, probation
    Child molest, multiple counts, juvenile: all counts dismissed
    Felony, furnishing drugs to minor: reduced to misdemeanor charge, dismissed
    DUI with prior, high BAC: reduced to wet reckless, set aside suspension by dmv
    Felony ADW: dismissed
    2 counts misdemeanor 647.6: dismissed
    Misdemeanor domestic violence: dismissed at arraignment
    DUI with 2 priors: dismissed after filing speedy trial and 1538.5 motions
    (This is only a sample of our successful results)

  • Article, People v. Angeles: Independent State Grounds for Due Process Threatened, Western State University Law Review, Vol. 13, No. 1, Fall 1985

    Note, California V. Trombetta: Holding Our Breath on the Duty to Preserve, Western State University Law Review, Vol. 12, No. 1, Fall 1984
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(1986) Licensed as Attorney in California. Verified with California Bar Association. September 27, 2013

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District: District 4

Fee:Free initial consultation. We accept all major credit cards: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover Card, and PayPal. Payment plans available in most cases. Most cases are flat fee. Our fees are surprisingly reasonable. Call for a quote, toll free, 1-844-lawdogz.

Service Type:Private

Language:English | Spanish


17621 Irvine Blvd
Suite 106
Tustin, CA 92780

Other Locations:
  • Our Tustin office is centrally located in Orange County serving Santa Ana, Orange, Tustin, Anaheim, Anaheim Hills, Yorba Linda, Brea, Westminster, Stanton, Buena Park, La Habra, Fullerton, Placentia, Newport Beach, Laguna Hills, Laguna Beach, Costa Mesa, Irvine, Fountain Valley.
    The Rancho Cucamonga office serves San Bernardino and Riverside areas. The Palm Springs office serves the Desert Communities.
    Various locations throughout Los Angeles serve L.A. County, including Los Angeles, East Los Angeles, West Los Angeles,  Beverly Hills, Hollywood, West Hollywood, Santa Monica, Pasadena, Glendale, Burbank, San Gabriel Valley, San Fernando Valley, Van Nuys, Pomona, Covina, Inglewood, Torrance, LAX, Long Beach, Downey, Norwalk, El Monte, Los Cerritos, Palmdale, Lancaster and other areas.
    We also serve Ventura County and San Diego areas. Office hours vary by appointment and include evenings and weekends. You can call toll free 1-844-LAWDOGZ to schedule a free consultation.


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