Mr. Baum has earned the top Rating of Superb based on Avvo's mathematical model factoring in his experience, service, and results.
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With members in 28 countries, this professional bar helps defense lawyers secure justice and due process for people accused of crimes.
If you are staring down the barrel of felony charges, you urgently need to find a seasoned defender who has experience handling complex cases. Your freedom and your future depend on it. I specialize in defending complex criminal accusations, winning cases at trial even when they involved charges of trafficking crystal meth or a murder-one charge. In fact, I have an 80% success rate at trial in federal courts across the nation.
For more than 45 years, I have successfully represented clients charged with serious felonies in both state and federal courts throughout the United States. Backed by an unparalleled track record of results, I am a federal criminal defense lawyer who is a certified legal expert (Criminal Law Specialist); known for professionalism and stellar talent (AV Preeminent® Rating); and recognized as a leader in the criminal defense field (multiple selections for Super Lawyers®).
When you need one of the top federal crime lawyers in the nation, call me for your FREE defense consultation: (855) 716-4848.
You don't have to be of celebrity status to hire me, but it's good to know the Hollywood community has entrusted me with their lives on numerous occasions.
I have been featured in a recent Forbes magazine article entitled "Guns for Hire," for my high-profile representations that have landed me in the same company as other famous attorneys including O.J. Simpson defenders Johnnie Cochran, F. Lee Bailey and Robert Shapiro:
"Being a Celebrity Lawyer Has Changed. Suddenly there are more serious crimes out there - crimes entertainment lawyers aren't qualified to deal with."
80% Success Rate Across the Nation
45+ Years of Felony Defense Experience
Top Rating for Ethics & Skill - AV® Rating
Selected Multiple Years for Super Lawyers
Admitted to Practice in Over 50 U.S. Districts
"Practicing in Federal Court is a challenge that excites me. My enthusiasm shows up in the superior results I have obtained for my clients. The Federal Sentencing Guidelines are a problem, one that takes creativity, skill, and experience that lawyers who do only ‘some’ Federal Cases simply don’t have."
I have vast trial experience and proven expertise that has earned me a Criminal Law Specialist certification by the California State Board of Legal Specialization, a certification achieved by only the top criminal attorneys in the nation. I have a track record of winning over 80% of the cases I have tried across the nation, including over 20 murder cases, a record is unmatched in my profession.View My Profile
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