Chudnovsky Law

Chudnovsky Law

Award-winning Santa Monica criminal defense lawyers and personal injury attorneys that have successfully handled over 8,500 cases and court trials. Call for a FREE Consultation to review your case and how we can help.

Firm Overview

If you have experienced a serious injury or are facing a criminal charge, give us a call. It is important to get an skilled attorney to counsel you as soon as possible to preserve your rights. Every case has the potential to be won, no matter how it may seem at first.

Our award-winning team of former District Attorneys and skilled accident attorneys have decades of experience successfully handling over 8,500 cases and court jury trials. We have an excellent record of case victories and are recognized for providing compassionate, highly skilled defense for clients often facing some of life's most difficult circumstances.

CRIMINAL DEFENSE AND DUI DEFENSE: As former government Prosecutors, we understand California court systems inside and out. Our Santa Monica criminal defense lawyers have both prosecuted and defended thousands of criminal and DUI cases. This insider experience helps us understand how law enforcement investigators and District Attorneys build a case and where to look for weaknesses.

Our Santa Monica criminal defense attorneys have successfully defended criminal cases of all types from misdemeanors to felony DUI to serious multi-count felony special circumstance homicide charges. When you retain Chudnovsky Law to defend you, you bring the full force of our extensive experience, investigation resources, and relationships with judges and District Attorneys to help with your defense.

ACCIDENTS AND PERSONAL INJURIES: Our Santa Monica Personal Injury Attorneys help seriously injured victims involving motor vehicle accidents, truck accidents, dangerous drugs, airplane crashes, brain injury, spinal cord injury, doctor malpractice and defective products obtain full compensation for injuries and any needed medical care. Our accident attorneys have the experience, financial resources and skills needed to fully investigate any accident or personal injury case to obtain the best possible resolution for you.

The number one priority for insurance companies is to minimize what they pay on claims. We know all the tactics utilize to pay you little or nothing for your claim. One of our Santa Monica car accident lawyers even started his career working at a large insurance defense law firm specializing in defending insurance companies from personal injury and accident claims.

Chudnovsky Law has an outstanding reputation with insurance companies as highly skilled personal injury and trial lawyers. They know we are not afraid to take a case to trial and will fight vigorously to get everything you are due under law.

INJURY VICTIMS PAY NO LEGAL FEES OR COSTS UNTIL WE WIN. We represent personal injury cases on a contingency fee basis. You never have to pay any legal fees or legal costs out of your pocket to pursue your legal claim. If we take your case, we will assume all the risk and will not ask for nor accept any payment until we win compensation for you.


Main Office

1541 Ocean Avenue, Suite 200
Santa Monica CA 90401


(424) 340-7220


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Office Information

Office Hours

7:00am 9:00pm Monday-Friday, 9:00am 6:00pm Saturday-Sunday

Emergency After Hours


Languages Spoken

English, Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, Hebrew and Amharic.

Other Offices

1933 S. Broadway #1100
Los Angeles, CA 90007

23 Corporate Plaza Drive, Suite 150
Newport Beach, CA 92660

Criminal Defense

Santa Monica Criminal Defense Attorney

If you or a loved one are facing criminal charges, a law enforcement investigation or bench warrant, give us a call. Our former District Attorneys are expert at defending you in the Los Angeles County Superior Court system. We will skillfully fight your case to achieve the best possible outcome, dismiss or reduce charges, fines and keep you out of prison. If you have been charged with any crime such as assault charges, drug crimes, fraud charges, domestic violence, sex crimes, or theft crimes, we can immediately help. In many cases we can also make all courtroom appearances for you so you won't have the hassle of attending court proceedings unless you wish to.


Santa Monica DUI Lawyer

DUI cases are rarely hopeless. Law enforcement can make mistakes in roadside investigations and arrests. Blood alcohol concentration (BAC) tests are subject to errors and medical conditions or even Paleo diets can trigger falsely high BAC readings. Our Santa Monica DUI attorneys have successfully handled thousands of DUI cases and know how properly analyze your case to identify the best legal defenses that will highlight reasonable doubt about crucial evidence needed to convict you.

Personal Injury

Santa Monica Personal Injury Lawyer

If you have been injured due to the negligent acts of another, you may be entitled to compensation under California personal injury laws. Depending on the case, you may be entitled to different types of damages including: Medical expenses, pain and suffering, long term case, travel costs, lost wages and benefits, loss of future earnings and loss of consortium with your partner. We take on large insurance companies, corporations and government agencies or entities whose negligence caused our clients' injuries to hold them accountable. Our top rated Santa Monica personal injury lawyers are champions of consumer rights. The wrongdoers size, financial strength or clout will not deter us from pursuing proper compensation for you.

Tsion Chudnovsky

Chudnovsky Law

Tsion Chudnovsky is an award-winning California criminal defense and personal injury lawyer representing clients in Santa Monica and throughout California. Tsion has been featured in The National Trial Lawyers "Top 100 Trial Lawyers", Martindale-Hubbell, the American Bar Association, Attorney Journal, Avvo, American Express and US News & World Report. Tsion is fluent in Spanish, Italian, French and Amharic.


University of California Irvine

Loyola Law School

Robert K. Weinberg

Chudnovsky Law

Robert K. Weinberg is an award-winning former government Prosecutor and accomplished trial lawyer who has handled over 5,000 cases and more than 100 jury trials. He is a recognized authority in both California criminal defense and professional licensing law and their complex intersection for licensed healthcare professionals. As an experienced former prosecutor, Mr. Weinberg knows the criminal justice system inside and out. He knows what Prosecutors and judges are thinking and what they need to see to achieve the best possible resolution to your case. He has successfully handled every type of criminal matter from misdemeanor DUI to the most serious multi-count felony charges. His professional license defense practice involves representing California licensed healthcare professionals in front of all licensing boards, criminal courts, and the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA). Mr. Weinberg is "Of Counsel" at Chudnovsky Law.


University of San Diego School of Law

University of Southern California

Sherry Cross

Chudnovsky Law

Sherry Cross is a Santa Monica criminal defense attorney and accomplished trial lawyer who has handled over 3,000 cases and court trials. She is a recognized authority in California criminal defense and DUI driving under the influence defense. Sherry started her criminal defense career working 5 years as a public defense attorney in Miami-Dade County. Working as a government lawyer she learned how District Attorneys and police investigators build and prosecute their cases. This valuable inside information helps her analyze cases, identify weaknesses and implement the most successful defense strategies. Over the years, Sherry has worked extensively in Los Angeles County and southern California courts and has an outstanding reputation and relationships with Prosecutors, judges and law enforcement agencies. Sherry is also an accomplished Los Angeles personal injury lawyer that has obtained multi-million client awards.


University of Miami School of Law

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill