Law Offices of David Lehr, Inc.

Law Offices of David Lehr, Inc.

Firm Overview

At David Lehr Law, I provide the highest level of service to a select group of clients. I focus exclusively on assisting clients who are facing criminal charges. I know that any conviction can be a life changing event. That is why my motto is "Advice you can trust when the stakes are high." I have extensive experience in DUI cases, drug possession and sales cases, and all manner of serious felonies. I will do everything in my power to get you through this difficult time in your life. After nearly 14 years in the Ventura County District Attorney's Office, I decided to devote my extensive trial experience and negotiations skills to defend those accused of crimes in Ventura County. In February 2007, I opened my doors to help you through this difficult time in your life. I will not judge you, no matter what charges you are facing. I handle all types of cases from DUI and Drug offenses to "domestic violence." In the past, I have trained many prosecutors on how to prosecute DUI and drug offenses. I now use this same expertise to defend and protect my clients against over-zealous prosecutions. I enjoy handling cases that allow me to assist my clients with finding treatment alternatives instead of jail. When negotiation and finesse do not succeed at obtaining favorable results for you, I will devote substantial time and effort defending your rights in a trial.

Main Office

770 County Square Drive
Suite 215
Ventura CA 93003


(805) 477-0070


(805) 477-0090


Free Initial Consultation?

Yes. I do not limit the length of your free consultation.

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

Most cases are handled on a fixed price basis. I set this fixed fee on a case by case basis.

Hourly Rates

I rarely charge by the hour.

Office Information

Office Hours

Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m .to 5:30 p.m. Weekend and evening appointments available upon request.

Office Manager


Emergency After Hours


Languages Spoken

Spanish Starting 8/13/07

Criminal Defense


Traffic Tickets

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

I love to be in court. Criminal lawyers are in court every day. In civil law, the issue is about money. In criminal law, I get the chance to save someone's life almost every single day. The stakes are higher, but the satisfaction that I receive from helping someone out in a criminal case is much greater.

What is your firm's point of view regarding clients educating themselves on legal issues?

I welcome the opportunity to help people to learn about their own legal situation. I frequently advise individuals to represent themselves in simple matters. The more complex and/or serious a matter is, the more I recommend against self-representation.

Is your firm willing to review documents prepared by clients?

I am willing to review any document that relates to a criminal case.

Is your firm willing to coach clients who want to represent themselves?

I do this on a weekly basis for some misdemeanor offenses.

David Lehr

Law Offices of David Lehr, Inc.

I spent nearly 14 years in the Ventura County District Attorney's Office, ending my career as a Senior Deputy District Attorney. I have trial experience in a broad range of cases including: DUI, theft, fraud, robbery, rape, sexual assault, assault with a deadly weapon, mayhem, arson, domestic violence, third strike, and drug possession, sales, and under the influence. As an award-winning prosecutor, I won the "unwinnable" cases. Now as a criminal defense attorney, I apply my extensive experience to helping you win your case.

I have had to fight hard to get to where I am in life. I do not take no for an answer, and I am a workaholic. I also like to think about my cases logically and then creatively. Some of my best outcomes in cases have come when I thought up a creative solution to a difficult problem. These factors make me a better lawyer because I will not give up until I have obtained excellent results for my clients.

I am great "people person." I work hard and I am good at what I do. I am always willing to go the extra mile for my clients.

Personal interests:

My wife and five great kids.


Bar Number: 165490
California, 1993


Golden Gate University School of Law
Juris Doctorate, 1992

University of California at Santa Barbara
Bachelor of Arts, Law and Society, Criminal Justice Emphasis, 1990

David Lehr

Law Offices of David Lehr, Inc.

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