Los Angeles Criminal & DUI Attorney Law Firm

Firm Overview

Main Office
Main Office
355 S. Grand Ave
Suite 2450
Los Angeles  CA  90071
  • (424) 285-5400
Los Angeles DUI Attorney Law Firm is an Exclusive Law Firm that dedicates 100% of its law practice to defending the rights of those who have been accused or arrested for DUI or Criminal charges.
The Los Angeles DUI Attorney Law Firm is an Exclusive DUI Defense Law Firm that focuses only on DUI and Criminal Cases. The Los Angeles DUI Attorney Law Firm and Attorney Vincent Ross have nearly 30 years of experience in San Diego County and have handled thousands of Criminal and DUI cases. We pride ourselves as a "boutique" style law firm in that we give personal attention to each client that takes his/her time to meet and discuss their Criminal or DUI case with us. We are not a high volume "mill" that sells or transfers your case to another lawyer within the firm or to an outside associate lawyer. At The Los Angeles DUI Attorney Law Firm we will personally handle your case to make sure you are getting the attention and client services that you deserve. We focus nearly all of our cases in the Los Angeles County area and we know how to properly prepare and present your case with an aggressive defense and with the uniqueness in preparation for each of the different Superior Courts in Los Angeles County. You can learn more at www.losangelesduiattorneys.com, and we welcome you to call and schedule your free initial consultation.

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

Attorney Vincent Ross has been defending the rights of people charged in DUI and Criminal cases for almost 30 years. Mr. Ross has personally seen how important it is to have an attorney to protect their rights and decided decades ago to devote his entire practice to solely helping those who have been charged with DUI or Criminal charges.

What experience or education distinguishes your lawyers from others

What distinguishes The Los Angeles DUI Attorney Law Firm from other lawyers is our experience as a local law firm in Los Angeles and attorney Vincent Ross's nearly 30 years of experience. Attorney Ross graduated from San Diego State School of Law and has been a pillar of the community where he has lived and raised his family for over 30 years. Hiring an experienced attorney is good, however, hiring an experienced attorney and an attorney with local experience in the courtrooms is even more valuable. At The Los Angeles DUI Attorney Law Firm we combine the best of both, experience and local court experience to assure each client that they will receive the best result as possible on their case.
Award name Grantor Date granted
Trial Lawyer of the Year Southern California Independent Criminal Defense Lawyers Association2015
Top 100 Trial Lawyers National Trial Top 1002015
Founders Award Mid Missouri Freshman Journalist Society2014
Criminal Defense Award of Merit Orange County Bar Association2005
Moot Court Judge University of San Diego1995
Associate Member California Public Defenders Association1995
Certified Trial Attorney National Institute for Trial Advocacy1989
Criminal Procedures Award National Institute for Trial Advocacy1984

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

At The Los Angeles DUI Attorney Law Firm we built our firm on putting clients first. We understand that anybody that is looking for a DUI or Criminal attorney is already nervous and not sure exactly where to turn for help. At The Los Angeles DUI Attorney Law Firm we want to make sure we can help, that's the most important factor for our law firm. We know that money is also a factor that is why we offer a free initial consultations so you have the chance to come in and ask questions and see why so many people have chosen The Los Angeles DUI Attorney Law Firm to represent them. We will take our time to answer your questions and most importantly if we can help you on your case before any discussion of fees. We understand that the most important case we handle is you own case and we want you to be completely comfortable and satisfied with our services. We have 2 convenient locations to serve you and we can also do consultations by phone for those who cannot come into our office. Call today and schedule your appointment or go on-line to: www.losangeles-duiattorneys.com

Vincent Ross

Vincent Ross has practiced criminal defense in San Diego County and Los Angeles for almost three decades. He has represented clients in cases ranging from driving under the influence to homicide. He has appeared in local and national media on numerous cases, some of which have had lasting impact on our legal system.

Mr. Ross began his criminal defense career soon after passing the bar in 1987. As a new lawyer he obtained his first not guilty jury verdict for a client accused of resisting arrest. Since that time Mr. Ross has dedicated himself to defending the rights of the accused. He garnered national media attention while defending a client who allegedly confessed to murder in an online chat room, the first case of its kind. Mr. Ross also defended the first case in California under the state's sexually violent predator law.

As the principal attorney for Ross Law Center & The Los Angeles DUI Attorney Law Firm, Mr. Ross continues his zealous representation of those accused of crimes, both state and federal. Mr. Ross was admitted to the California State Bar in 1987 having graduated from the University of San Diego School of Law the same year. He is admitted to the Southern and Central Districts of the United States Federal District Court of California. Mr. Ross has tried over 100 cases to a jury verdict and has argued many successful suppression motions and habeas corpus petitions in both felony and misdemeanor cases.

If you have been accused of a crime and want the best representation for yourself or a loved one please contact The Los Angeles DUI Attorney Law Firm for a consultation with one of our team members.

The Los Angeles DUI Attorney Law Firm
No substitute for experience
  • Bar Number: 132672
    California , 1987

Richard Wagner

Richard Wagner earned his bachelor's degree from University of California, Santa Barbara, and law degree from Chapman University School of Law in Orange, California. In law school, his academic achievements included serving on the Law Review, being awarded the Dean's Merit Scholarship and the Dean's Award for Academic Excellence. Mr. Wagner's work experience in law school included serving as a law clerk with the Orange County Alternate Public Defender's Office, and as a judicial extern to the Honorable Justice Edward Wallin (Ret.), California Court of Appeal, in Santa Ana, California.

After graduation from law school, Mr. Wagner worked 2 years as a criminal prosecutor for the Los Angeles City Attorney's Office, the third largest municipal law office in the country. During his tenure as a deputy city attorney, Mr. Wagner prosecuted thousands of criminal cases, including drunk driving and domestic violence cases in Los Angeles. He also was a speaker at the Los Angeles Police Department, Impaired Driver Apprehension Program (IDAP) on Case Preparation and Courtroom Testimony Training, and for the Los Angeles County Bar Association, Trial Advocacy Project (TAP) in May 2000 and March 2001.

Since 2002, Mr. Wagner has been in private practice. In 2006, he presented a lecture, "What to Do If You Are Arrested for Drunk Driving" at Whittier Law School. Mr. Wagner is one of the few dedicated DUI defense attorneys who has successfully completed theNational Highway Traffic Safety Administration(NHSTA),International Association of Chiefs of Police(IACP)DWI DetectionandStandardized Field Sobriety TestingCourse.

Mr. Wagner managed the Orange County office ofTop Gun DUI Defense Attorney Myles L. Berman, where he learned the art of aggressive DUI defense throughout Southern California courthouses.

In addition to representing privately retained clients, as well as, Mr. Wagner is on the Los Angeles Superior Court panel of attorneys authorized to accept court-appointed criminal defense cases through theIndigent Criminal Defense Appointments Program(ICDA).

Mr. Wagner has handled thousands of Southern California criminal defense cases, resulting in excellent results for his clients, including not guilty verdicts, acquittals, dismissals, and reductions of charges.

In one particular instance, he won a jury trial in Newport Beach for a woman accused by the Orange County DA of DUI in Corona Del Mar. In another, he got a man's DUI dismissed who was accused by the Los Angeles DA of DUI in the Compton Courthouse after two jury trials ended in mistrials.

In another DUI case, Mr. Wagner won a jury trial in Whittier for a man accused of his second DUI, defending against evidence put on by the LA District Attorney that his client caused a traffic accident, failed the FSTs, and had a blood alcohol concentration of 0.19% measured by a blood test.

Mr. Wagner's victories include a complete dismissal of felony charges for his client facing significant state prison time and lifetime drug registration accused by the San Bernardino District Attorney of second degree commercial burglary, transportation of marijuana for sale, and possession of marijuana for sale in theSan Bernardino Superior Court.

Mr. Wagner also persuaded the LA District Attorney to dismiss serious felony sex charges in Bellflower, avoiding prison and sex registration for his client.

Mr. Wagner is admitted to practice law and defend clients in Federal Court in the Central and Southern Districts of the United States District Court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal and in all State courts throughout California. He has successfully represented clients in criminal and DUI cases in Orange, Los Angeles, Ventura, Santa Barbara, San Joaquin, San Bernardino, Riverside, Tulare, Imperial, and San Diego Counties. Mr. Wagner has even been hired to defend clients in Georgia, Idaho and New Mexico. He is a member of the American Bar Association, State Bar of California, and the California Public Defender's Association.

Shakti Vadgama

Shakti Vadgama was born and raised in Los Angeles County and earned his bachelor's degree from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). After graduating from UCLA, Mr. Vadgama attended California Western School of Law in San Diego. While in law school, Mr. Vadgama received the highest score in his first-year legal research and writing course, which earned him a position as a legal research and writing honors instructor (tutor) for his final two years of law school. Mr. Vadgama was also a member of California Western School of Law's Pro Bono Honors Society, which he achieved through performing extensive pro bono work for individuals in need.

During law school, Mr. Vadgama gained valuable public interest and criminal law work experience. Mr. Vadgama worked for Affordable Housing Advocates, a non-profit organization, where he advocated on behalf of individuals in Section 8 housing, helping them keep their homes and families intact.Mr. Vadgama also worked as a judicial extern in the criminal division of the San Diego County Superior Court, where he prepared bench memoranda for multiple judges on cases ranging from DUI to serious felonies. Additionally, Mr. Vadgama interned for a criminal defense firm, where he worked on various criminal cases and advocated on behalf of individuals serving life sentences at parole hearings. After working as a judicial extern and as a criminal defense intern, Mr. Vadgama realized that he wanted to pursue a career as a criminal defense attorney in order to advocate on behalf of individuals against entities that are in a position of power.

After law school, Mr. Vadgama returned home to Los Angeles and spent the first year and one-half of his legal career as a plaintiff's attorney fighting for employees who were wronged by their employers. In this capacity, he successfully managed, negotiated and litigated on behalf of hundreds of clients in both state and federal court. Mr. Vadgama joined Los Angeles DUI Attorney as the firm's Supervising Attorney in order to pursue his true passion and desire of practicing as a criminal defense attorney.

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