Orange County Criminal Defense Attorneys

Orange County Criminal Defense Attorneys

OC Criminal Defense Law Firm is an exclusive law firm that focuses soley on Criminal Defense and DUI. Our Former Chief Trial Attorney Supervising Attorney Vincent R. Ross founded the firm based on practices and principles from 29 years of experience.

Firm Overview

OC Criminal Defense Attorneys is dedicated to providing the highest quality of criminal defense representation. If you are under investigation, have been arrested, or face criminal charges, let us help you! We offer competitive flat fee rates; you'll never have to wonder if we are padding our hourly! Transparent and reasonable fees is what we guarantee. We also offer interest-free payment plans in select cases. All of our clients have our personal cellphone numbers; we are available for them 24-7. Don't just hire an attorney for court; hire an attorney to help you before, during, and after court! Speak with us and let us show you the difference. DO NOT try to handle your case on your own! The criminal justice system is simply too complicated, and the stakes are too high, to take the risk. Don't commit "life malpractice," and let us help you!
Main Office
Main Office
4000 MacArthur Blvd
Suite 621 East Tower
Newport Beach  CA  92660
  • (619) 755-8203


Free Initial Consultation?
Free Consultation
Services Offered For Fixed Fees?
All DUI and Criminal Cases are billed using a flat fee. We also offer payment plans on approved cases with 0% interest O.A.C. We are proud to bring our experience and extremely competitive fees to helping people facing criminal or DUI charges.
Hourly Rates
Fixed Flat Fee

Office Information

Office Hours
6am-8pm M-F 7am-1pm Sat & Sun by Appointment
Office Manager
Thomas J Beck, Director of Operations
Emergency After Hours
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish, Mandarin, Chinese
OC Criminal Defense Law Firm exclusively handles Criminal and DUI with an emphasis on DUI defense and over 29 years of experience and thousands of cases.
OC Criminal Attorneys is a law firm that practices solely criminal defense litigation. We have a strong focus in DUI cases. Cases range from simple first time offenses, high BAC cases, cases with one prior, cases with multiple priors, cases involving collision, cases involving injury, cases involving death, etc. We handle not only the court case, but also the DMV administrative hearings. Our attorneys have a thorough understanding of alcohol, drugs, and other substances that can cause one to be "under the influence." We won't just accept what the prosecutor or police says, we will do our own investigation and fight to control the faces. We are NOT a mill; we are a boutique law firm that truly cares about every single client. We take the time to know our clients; we require an in-person interview before taking on a client. Once we know our clients' individual needs, we craft a defense strategy to address those needs. From there, we have the skill, experience, and zeal to execute our strategy. DO NOT commit "life malpractice" by handling your own case, let us help you and show you the difference a great lawyer can make.
Criminal Defense
OC Criminal Defense Law Firm exclusively handles Criminal and DUI with an emphasis on Criminal defense with over 29 years of experience and thousands of cases.
OC Criminal Attorneys focus our practice strictly on criminal defense cases. Common cases include: DUI, domestic violence, theft, sex offenses, narcotics offenses, etc. Criminal cases often have extremely severe consequences, such as: probation, custody in jail and/or prison, loss of immigration status, loss of educational opportunities, loss of occupational opportunities, loss of voting privileges, loss of driving privileges, etc. We will appear in court to defend your right, your record, and get you the quality of justice you deserve. We've all heard of the infamous "affluenza" case, or similar tales in which people who can afford a top-notch defense is treated differently. Our goal is to provide that same level of top-notch defense at an affordable fee. Don't become a "victim" to the system; let us defend you against the system, and ensure that you received the highest quality of justice. DO NOT try to handle your own case, DO NOT take a chance. Imagine what your boss will say if they find out you are convicted of a crime. Imagine what your family will say. Imagine the difficulties you'll face by simply having an arrest on your record. Criminal cases are extremely serious and sensitive, you'll need a dedicated attorney who is on your side at all times. Let us show you the difference a 24-7 defense attorney can make. Call us now!

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

Our lawyers come from a diverse background. With this diversity comes perspective. Everyday in court, a long list of defendants are in court facing charges. To the court and the prosecutor, all these defendants are merely case numbers. They are simply "the thirteenth DUI on calendar today." We disagree with that notion. We believe all of our clients to be human beings, with individual stories and needs. Our objective is to always humanize our clients, and to help the court and the prosecutor to view them as such. In short, we choose criminal defense because we understand that the criminal justice system is imperfect, and we strive to give our clients as close as we can get to true justice. Accidents happen, mistakes are made, but none of us should ever be defined by our worst moment. Our goal and our passion- is to ensure that our clients are viewed as individuals who made a mistake, and not "just another DUI on calendar."

What experience or education distinguishes your lawyers from others

Vincent Ross, Chief Trial Attorney of Counsel, owns a wealth of experience in criminal defense; 29 years in practice to be exact. All of our lawyers practice exclusively criminal defense, meaning this is not just one of our many practice fields! We have a wealth of experience handling all types of cases; state cases, federal cases, juvenile cases, adult cases, misdemeanors, felonies, etc. If you are facing an illness that can have life-shattering consequences, you would NEVER trust a doctor who practices general medicine. The same goes for a lawyer. Don't trust just any attorney; let our attorneys, all of whom focus solely on criminal defense, help defend your case. You'll see the difference that experience and tenacity makes when you put our law firm to work for you.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

For starters, we are not a mill, or a volume law firm. While some firms take on cases via the phone or the web, we REQUIRE an in-person interview with our clients before taking on a case. We truly care about our clients, and we refuse to treat clients as merely case numbers. We don't just pay lip service to the above; we show clients our genuine concern about them. All of our clients have our personal cellphone numbers; we are available 24-7 to answer questions. If you are ever in trouble, or need assistance in anyway, we are there for you. To us, the client always comes first. We also try our hardest to put our clients on a path for success. While some firms are only concerned with the court date, we help our clients before, during, and after the court date. We guide our clients before the court date to be prepared, we represent our clients in court, and we thoroughly explain the outcome of every court date with our clients after court. This way, clients not only get the best outcome, but also knows exactly how to maintain and maximize that outcome.

Joshua Baskin

Attorney Joshua M. Baskin joins us as the newest "Of Counsel" for Orange County Criminal Defense Attorneys. Mr. Baskin earned his Juris Doctorate from Whittier Law School with a Certificate in International and Comparative law. While pursuing his legal degree Mr. Baskin was a valuable extern with two top judges obtaining an instrumental exposure to the justice system. It was during this time and his exposure to the criminal matters that his passion for criminal law defense took shape.

Upon graduating, Mr. Baskin launched his legal career in the Inland Empire focusing on criminal and family law matters. Mr. Baskin expanded his reach into Orange and Los Angeles Counties covering a multitude of matters utilizing his extensive background in addressing the intricacies of DUI, Drug and all types of criminal cases.

Mr. Baskin, being born and raised in Southern California, understands the needs of the community in which he so vigorously serves. After attending the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing, Mr. Baskin began working in the Import/Export industry. After a couple years Mr. Baskin returned to Orange County and began a career in marketing for consumer products working directly with top executives from a multitude of Fortune 100 and 500 companies. These relationships have created in Mr. Baskin an understanding of meeting and exceeding client expectations. Mr. Baskin is diligent and provides a high-quality and vigorous representation to each client he represents.

Mr. Baskin's experience has given him invaluable insight into the criminal justice system and created relationships that provide an incredible asset in any criminal defense case. Mr. Baskin takes advantage of these connections throughout his practice in advocating for the best resolutions and results for his clients. In addition, to his extensive criminal defense cases, Mr. Baskin also provides full representation in family law matters and was a passionate advocate providing legal services to the California Teacher's Association in the Inland Empire. Mr. Baskin believes in the value of focused teamwork to solve client problems, and provides dedication, commitment and service to all matters and clients he serves.

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