Firm Overview

After serving as Felony Trial Counsel at the respected Orange County Public Defender's office, I opened my own practice and limit it to criminal defense matters. I focus on purely criminal defense concerning all matters which may cost a person their freedom, from Homicides to DUI.

Example cases

I have won acquittals on a wide variety of charges and have successfully negotiated outright dismissals hundreds of times, whether the charges are felonies or misdemeanors.

To learn more about our recent cases, please visit our website, William Weinberg, PLC

Main Office

19200 Von Karman Avenue
Suite 300
Irvine CA 92612


(949) 474-8008


(949) 861-7445


Free Initial Consultation?


Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

I do not have any fixed rates.

Hourly Rates

I do not charge hourly rates.

Office Information

Office Hours

Monday through Friday
9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Office Manager

Mirian Urias

Emergency After Hours


Languages Spoken


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

I chose this area of law because it allows me the chance to defend people's constitutional rights when I go to court.

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

The more the client knows, the better they can grasp what the process is and how to survive an often grueling process.

Is your firm willing to review documents prepared by clients?

I do not review documents prepared by clients.

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

I often talk to clients about whether they need an attorney at all. There are many times that people can represent themselves and do not need an attorney.

William M. Weinberg

William Weinberg, PLC

Deputy Public Defender, County of Orange, Felony Trial Panel.

Law Offices of William M. Weinberg
Private law practice-exclusively criminal defense. Orange County, California

Career Summary:
- Nearly one thousand felony and misdemeanor cases.
- Tried over 100 cases to verdict.
- Conducted over 100 preliminary examinations.
- Coached Western State University Advanced Trial Practice teams.

I represent people from all walks of life, from all educational, cultural and economic circumstances. This has helped broaden my perspective about the kinds of people who come before the court and what their expectations are.

I have many excellent relationships with Judges and prosecutors through my many years trying cases throughout Southern California. When the District Attorney knows you will go to trial, your client stands a better chance of an excellent outcome.

Personal interests:

Your case is the most important concern on your mind. Count on me to take your concerns to heart and provide you with the finest representation. Also, when I'm not in court, I love to spend time with my family.


Bar Number: 164081
California, 1993


Western State University
Juris Doctor, 1992

Chapman College
B.A., 1988

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