About Matthew Cohen

top rated criminal defense 
attorney in Los Angeles, CA
Matthew Cohen is a top rated criminal defense attorney in Los Angeles, CA. He offers a risk free consultation to anyone facing criminal charges.
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No one expects to face charges for a serious criminal offense like DUI or domestic violence, but if you do find yourself in this difficult situation, you need an experienced criminal defense attorney in your corner, fighting for your rights and ensuring that you get the best possible result in your case. Matthew Cohen of Los Angeles Criminal Attorneys is a top-rated DUI and criminal defense attorney with more than a decade of experience representing clients in courts throughout Southern California.
During his tenure as a criminal defense lawyer, Matthew has represented thousands of defendants in both misdemeanor and felony cases and has earned a reputation as a compassionate, fair, and tenacious legal advocate. To learn more about your legal options when facing criminal charges in Los Angeles, or to hire Matthew Cohen to represent you in your DUI or criminal case, contact our legal team at Los Angeles Criminal Attorneys today.
During his tenure as a criminal defense lawyer, Matthew has represented thousands of defendants in both misdemeanor and felony cases and has earned a reputation as a compassionate, fair, and tenacious legal advocate. To learn more about your legal options when facing criminal charges in Los Angeles, or to hire Matthew Cohen to represent you in your DUI or criminal case, contact our legal team at Los Angeles Criminal Attorneys today.
About Attorney Matthew Cohen
Matthew Cohen is a top-rated defense attorney specializing in DUI and criminal defense cases in Los Angeles and the surrounding areas. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Binghamton University in New York, and his law degree from Pepperdine University in Malibu, California. He currently resides in the La Crescenta area with his family.

When Matthew Cohen got his start, his specialty was intellectual property law. During the early part of his legal career, he gained a valuable understanding of the enormous barriers criminal defendants face in protecting their legal rights and getting a fair trial, and he shifted his focus to criminal defense. Matthew prides himself on finding creative solutions for clients charged with offenses like DUI or domestic violence and advocating for alternatives to incarceration whenever possible.

Some criminal cases can take a great deal of time to resolve, depending on the circumstances. Matthew Cohen has dedicated his legal practice to representing defendants in DUI and criminal cases throughout Southern California, where he has cultivated solid relationships with prosecutors and judges alike. When you hire Matthew Cohen to represent you, he will stand by your side every step of the way and help guide your case to a reasonable resolution as quickly as possible.
Criminal Cases We Handle
Being arrested or charged with a crime like domestic violence or drunk driving can be frightening, especially when you consider the potential consequences you could face if you are convicted. Even first offenses can carry harsh penalties like jail time, heavy fines, and probation, and these penalties can add up quickly and follow you for years to come. With the help of the seasoned defense attorneys at Los Angeles Criminal Attorneys, you may be able to get your criminal charges reduced or dismissed altogether.
DUI
A DUI charge means you were found to be driving with alcohol or other substances in your system. Such a charge carries both criminal consequences and administrative consequences that involve the DMV, and if you have been charged or arrested for a DUI in Los Angeles, you could incur harsh penalties under California law. Even a first misdemeanor DUI offense carries significant fines and a term of up to six months in jail, plus a license suspension and mandatory DUI classes, even if no one gets hurt. And the consequences of a conviction are increasingly severe for second and subsequent offenses or felony DUIs. With a reputable DUI defense attorney like Matthew Cohen on your side, you can significantly improve your chances of beating your DUI charge.
Domestic Violence
Each U.S. state has its own domestic violence laws and penalties for a conviction. In California, domestic violence is a criminal offense occurring when one person abuses or threatens abuse against a spouse, intimate partner, co-parent, or someone closely related to them by blood or marriage. This type of abuse is punished harshly in California, and even unfounded allegations of domestic violence can have lasting effects on your personal and professional life. Many people don’t realize that the prosecutor’s office can pursue criminal charges for a domestic violence incident even if the alleged victim changes his or her mind or does not wish to “press charges.” If you have been accused of domestic violence, it may seem like the end of the world, but all is not lost. You deserve competent legal representation and Matthew Cohen can help you fight your felony or misdemeanor domestic violence charges.
Why Choose Los Angeles Criminal Attorneys?
Criminal charges can greatly impact your future, your freedom, and your record, and if you have been accused of a crime, it can be difficult to know where to turn for qualified legal help. A good place to start is hiring a criminal defense attorney with experience handling felony and misdemeanor cases in California, one who can ensure that you understand the charges you are facing, the potential penalties associated with a conviction, and the best course of action based on your specific circumstances.

Matthew Cohen has extensive experience representing clients in all matters related to DUI and criminal defense, as does Daniel Perlman, another skilled and aggressive criminal defense attorney committed to protecting the rights of criminal defendants in Los Angeles and throughout Southern California.

When you choose Los Angeles Criminal Attorneys, you can feel confident that your case is in the hands of aggressive and reliable attorneys who will work diligently to help you get your life back.
Contact Our Criminal Defense Attorneys for Legal Help
Any time you are facing criminal charges for domestic violence, DUI, or another offense, the worst thing you can do is nothing. Being proactive and enlisting the help of a reputable DUI and criminal defense lawyer can make a significant difference in resolving your case and minimizing the penalties associated with your criminal charge.

DUI and domestic violence are just some of the cases our lawyers are prepared to defend in the courtroom. Any criminal charge can impact the rest of your life, so don’t leave the outcome of your case up to chance. Contact our experienced criminal defense lawyers at Los Angeles Criminal Attorneys today to set up a free consultation.
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