Trent Copeland is a nationally recognized attorney. Whether his client is an ordinary citizen, a high profile celebrity or a well known professional, Mr. Copeland's impressive string of courtroom victories in a variety of civil and criminal cases demonstrates a command of the law and the courtroom that places him among California's most sought after lawyers in high stakes matters.
He successfully represented Shannen Doherty in her highly publicized arrest for drunk driving and actor Jean Claude Van Damme in his well documented criminal matter. Mr. Copeland also won a complete dismissal of all felony charges against Dr. Gordon Goei, a prominent Hollywood physician, who had been investigated for murder and charged with practicing medicine without a license.
This year Mr. Copeland obtained a sentence of probation for a former Orange County police officer and FBI agent who had been charged with involuntary manslaughter. He is also an expert in the field of vehicle and traffic matters. Most recently, he represented "Hustle and Flow" co-star Taryn Manning in her vehicle related arrest and obtained a dismissal of DUI charges against "Sandlot" star Marley Shelton in her publicized court case.
As one of the most visible and respected attorneys in California, Mr. Copeland is frequently called upon to provide expert legal analysis on national television. Mr. Copeland currently serves as a legal analyst for CBS News and CNN. He frequently appears on Larry King Live, Fox News and "The O'Reilly Factor." He has been quoted in People Magazine, In Touch Magazine and US Weekly.
Mr. Copeland has also served as a temporary judge in various Los Angeles Superior Courts.
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How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?
As a young lawyer I was trained at one of the leading litigation firm's in the country. I took that knowledge and training and established one of California's top boutique law firms specializing in criminal defense. My clients have included celebrities, doctors, business leaders and executives. Whether my client is an ordinary citizen or a high-profile athlete, we provide personalized representation designed to achieve success in the courtroom.
What experience or education distinguishes your lawyers from others
Ivy League educated with over 25 years as a top lawyer in California.
What distinguishes your law firm from others?
Passionate and dedicated to providing our clients with excellent legal representation. Distinguished as an expert legal analyst for CNN, CBS and Fox News.
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CNN interviews Trent Copeland on George Zimmerman legal case