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Providing Decades’ Worth of Community Defense

Two of the sharpest California criminal defense attorneys, working together since the 1970s, have been bringing changes to the way California criminal appeals and defense cases are handled. California criminal appeals is the most successful when the lawyers are willing to persevere; this dynamic legal team possesses the patience, stamina, and expertise required to secure your winning defense.

This can be credited to their years of experience and impressive accomplishments; Ronald A. Ziff and Abby Besser Klein have developed a reputation in and around Los Angeles for winning some of the most challenging California criminal appeal cases.

Abby Besser Klein

Los Angeles California Appeals and Writs Attorney

Abby Besser Klein
Los Angeles
California Appeals
& Writs Attorney

 

Abby Klein is a California appellate attorney who fights for her clients. Her talents have been demonstrated in many high-profile cases such as Rodney King and Twilight Zone. For over 30 years, Ms. Klein has negotiated favorable outcomes for California felony convictions including murder, manslaughter, spousal abuse, espionage, and plenty of California State and Federal charges.

Attorney Credentials

  • Admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court
  • Admitted to practice before the 8th Circuit and 9th Circuit United States Courts of Appeal
  • Former member of the Juveniles Court panel of Appointed experts and attorneys
  • Clerk to the Chief Trial Deputy, Federal Public Defender’s Office (1976-1978)
  • Admitted to practice and a member of the California State Bar (1977)
  • Graduated Southwestern University School of Law, Juris Doctor (1977)
  • Graduated with a major in English, State University of New York (1971)

For more information about California federal or state criminal appeal or writ charges, please contact our office or e-mail Abby Klein directly.


Ronald A. Ziff

Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney Ronald A. Ziff

Ronald A. Ziff
Los Angeles
Criminal Defense Attorney

 

 

Considered one of the top California criminal defense attorneys in the Southern California and Los Angeles vicinity, Ronald A. Ziff routinely exhibits his passion for tackling difficult cases. His exceptional courtroom presence and savvy negotiating skills are in high demand all around Los Angeles. Ronald Ziff’s California criminal defense services are requested by both defendants and fellow lawyers alike. Don’t be misled by Ron’s patient personality; Mr. Ziff knows exactly when to move.

Attorney Credentials

  • Member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys (NACDL)
  • Admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court
  • Admitted to practice before the 9th Circuit Court of Appeal
  • Private practice in criminal defense: Law Offices of Ronald A. Ziff (1979 to Present)
  • Deputy District Attorney, Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office (1974-79)
  • Admitted to practice and a member of the California State Bar (1974)
  • Graduated from Southwestern University School of Law, Juris Doctor (1974)
  • Clerked for the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office and the U.S. Security and Exchange Commission (1972-1974)
  • Graduated UCLA Magna Cum Laude (1971)
  • A member of PHI BETA KAPPA, 1971 from UCLA
  • Member Blue Key – UCLA men’s honor organization (1971)

Please telephone or e-mail Mr. Ziff to discuss your California criminal matter.

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At SoCalCriminalDefense, we take a hands-on, personal approach with our clients. Your case will be handled by Los Angeles criminal defense attorney, Ronald Ziff, or California criminal appellate attorney, Abby Klein—not handed down to an associate attorney with less experience. The firm’s outstanding philosophy, combined with individual client care, is reflected in the positive results consistently earned.

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For more information about Los Angeles criminal defense attorney, Ronald Ziff, or California criminal appellate attorney, Abby Klein, please contact us today.

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