Lessem & Newstat, LLP represents criminal defense cases in Van Nuys and the San Fernando Valley, Ventura, Santa Barbara, Santa Monica, and throughout Southern California.  The firm has the highest ratings possible of AVVO 10/10 and A+ by the Better Business Bureau.  Attorney Joshua Newstat is a current member of the National Alliance on Mental Illness and Ventura County Criminal Defense Bar Association among other professional associations.  Attorney Jeremy Lessem serves as an Adjunct Professor at Alliant International University in addition to practicing law.  The attorneys have been involved in over 200 jury trials and have won hundreds of dismissals.  The firm has handled all types of criminal defense matters from DUIs to murder cases.  An aggressive and strong defense is vital when facing criminal charges considering the harsh consequences if found guilty and can include jail, large fines, probation, community service and more depending on the crime and circumstances.  You can learn more about the firm online at http://www.lnlegal.com.