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Irvine Criminal Defense Lawyer

Orange County Misdemeanor and Felony Defense Attorney

If you have been charged with a state or federal criminal offense, deciding who to hire as your attorney in the next days and weeks will have a significant impact on your life. For more than three decades, attorney Ron Cordova has earned the respect of judges, prosecutors and satisfied clients in Orange County and throughout the United States. Since he began practicing criminal law as an Orange County deputy district attorney in 1973, Ron has successfully represented his clients — on both sides of the courtroom — in more than 150 jury trials in cases across the country. Contact attorney Ron Cordova today to schedule a free initial consultation.

An Unmatched Background in State and Federal Criminal Law in Southern California

Few other criminal defense attorneys in Southern California can claim the depth of experience and knowledge of the criminal justice system that Ron offers his clients. He has earned the prestigious AV rating* in a peer review process, has been selected for five consecutive years as a Southern California Super Lawyer. Newsweek Magazine has named Ron Cordova as one of the top attorneys in the United States in 2011 and 2012 and OC Metro Magazine has recognized him as one of Orange County's top five criminal defense lawyers in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012.

As a member of the California legislature from 1976 to 1978, Ron served as vice chairman of the Committee on Judiciary and was a member of the Select Committee on Corrections as well as the Joint Committee on Revision of the Penal Code. Since leaving the state legislature, Ron has dedicated 34 years to a legal career as a criminal defense lawyer in Orange County, committed to working personally and individually with every client.

"I understand that even good people sometimes find themselves in bad situations. I won't judge you for the legal trouble you find yourself in. I will work diligently and aggressively to keep you out of jail and to obtain the very best possible outcome for you." Ron Cordova

Focus on You — and What You Need Most Right Now

Since beginning his practice as a criminal defense attorney in 1979, Ron has earned a reputation among colleagues and clients for integrity and hard work. But effective criminal defense representation against state or federal charges isn't about the lawyer or the law firm; it is about how the final resolution of your case affects your future. You are facing a difficult time and will be making some tough decisions. Make your first decision the right one.

From his law office in Irvine, criminal law attorney Ron Cordova represents clients charged with misdemeanor and felony offenses in Orange County and communities throughout Southern California. Ron also represents clients charged with federal offenses in federal courts across the United States. To schedule a free initial consultation, call toll free at 888-696-5790 or contact the office by e-mail as soon as possible.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.