Rich & Chappell

Rich & Chappell

Rich and Chappell is a top rated firm that has been serving clients for over 35 years. We carefully analyze each case and provide a plan for the best chances of success. We believe each of our clients are important and deserve the best!

Firm Overview

Rich and Chappell have worked hard to earn the reputation as a top rated Law Firm. We have represented hundreds of individuals charged with various types of crimes including, DUIs, domestic violence, drug-related crimes, allegations of sexual abuse, as well as assault and batteries. Our success comes from treating each case and each client as important. We apply our experience to each case and create a plan of attack that has the best chance of success. We believe that our clients have the right to know what is happening for each step of their case. We help clients set realistic goals and help them achieve success in their case.

Main Office

Main Office
3648 Foothill Blvd.

Glendale CA


(818) 937-4979


Criminal Defense

Expert representation for DUI, drivers license matters, drug crimes, domestic violence, expungements of convictions, sexual abuse allegations, assault and battery, misdemeanors and felonies. We work hard to fight for our clients!

The Firm specializes in DUI, domestic violence, drug possession and sales, misdemeanors as well as felonies. We also handle all types of DMV driver license suspension and revocation cases arising from alcohol drugs and or medical conditions leading to suspension or revocation. We have helped many clients regain the privilege to drive through successful DMV hearings and counseling clients to achieve the return of their driver's licenses.We have been successful in achieving expungements for past criminal convictions which has allowed our clients to remain in the United States and avoid deportation. We have been successful in sexual abuse allegations, assault and battery cases, theft and embezzlement cases, and other serious crimes. We provide expert counsel and give our clients the tools they need to fight their case. We have successfully achieved acquittals as well as reduction of serious charges in hundreds of cases through plea bargaining as well as taking cases all the way through jury trial, if necessary. Our attorneys have over 70 years of combined experience in fighting serious charges. The firm has achieved the highest attorney rating by putting our clients first and working hard to help them achieve success.

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

Being charged with a crime is a serious matter. It is a privilege to use our experience and skill in helping our clients achieve success in the most difficult circumstances.

What experience or education distinguishes your lawyers from others?

As a former prosecutor and law school professor Don Rich understands what it takes to win a case. With over 35 years of experience Don Rich can provide his clients with the best options for success. Alan Chappell has extensive experience in the area of immigration. He understands the risks of a criminal conviction and can often save clients from deportation and protect their status by finding alternate pleas or dispositions.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

At Rich and Chapell the client comes first. Our job is to provide top-notch legal services in the most cost-effective way. Good communication starts by listening carefully to our clients and providing the best options for success.

Alan Chappell

Rich & Chappell

Alan R. Chappell is an AV rated attorney who has been practicing law for over 30 years. He is a past president of the Glendale Bar Association and a current section member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association in the areas of trusts and wills as well as immigration law. He has extensive experience in criminal law and its consequences to undocumented individuals. He can analyze a client's situation and prepare the best plan for success keeping attorneys fees and cost to a minimum.

Donald Rich

Rich & Chappell

Donald Rich has been practicing law for over 35 years. He is an AV rated attorney. He is a past president of the Glendale Bar Association. Donald was also a law school professor and former prosecutor. He has extensive experience in the areas of personal injury, criminal law, as well as business and contracts. He is able to analyze and formulate a plan for success to help his clients in even the most difficult of situations.

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