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Gang Crimes and Penal Code 186.22: Aggressive Defense Attorneys

Eisner & Gorin, LLP, is a top-rated and nationally recognized criminal defense firm. Our criminal defense lawyers have been helping clients throughout all San Fernando Valley courtrooms to obtain successful results for over 50 years.

Our firm specializes in the defense of all gang-related offenses including charges pursuant to Penal Code Section 186.22. When we work with our clients accused of gang crimes, we do everything possible to make sure that they receive aggressive representation in and out of court. That is why we have been annually selected as a Pre-Eminent Top 5% U.S. Law Firm by Martindale-Hubbell, a nationally-recognized law firm review service. In fact, Attorney Dmitry Gorin is a former Gang Prosecutor with the DA's Office and understands how these charges are investigated and proved in court – and thus knows where the problems often lie in the government's case.

Gang Offenses and Improper Claims of Gang Membership

Any individual that commits a crime in association with his or her membership in a gang may be charged with a gang offense. It is important to note that crimes committed in association with an individual's membership in a gang may carry harsher punishment than the same crime committed by an individual that is not affiliated with a gang, pursuant to Penal Code Section 186.22. Many times individuals are incorrectly labeled as gang members and this can adversely affect them for the rest of their lives. Once a person is labeled as a gang member it will stay with him or her for life. Sometimes even close association with a gang member can result in the police labeling you as a gang member regardless of whether or not you are involved with any of the gang-related activities.

An experienced attorney can help you to avoid having this improper and false label, just because you happened to know a gang member or live in a neighborhood where there is gang activity. It is always in your best interest to retain the services of an experienced and knowledgeable attorney who can help you to establish a successful defense even if you are an actual gang member.

Aggressive Defense to Gang Crimes and 186.22 Charges

At Eisner, & Gorin, LLP, we will provide an aggressive and impassioned defense to any gang offense charges that you may be facing. An experienced attorney will do all to make sure that as an accused gang member you are presented in a favorable light to the court and jury! It is important to provide testimony to the individual's good character from a family member, employer, and general member of the public and it helps the court system understand the various forces that work to pressure individuals into associating, but not actually being members of a gang.

Some of the most frequently charged Gang crimes alleged include: Robbery, Assault and Battery, Extortion, Murder, Attempted MurderKidnapping, Arson, Domestic Violence, Stalking, Hate Crimes, Carjacking, Sexual Assault, and Criminal Threats.

We specialize in aggressively defending cases in the following courthouses: Van NuysSan Fernando, Santa Clarita, BurbankGlendalePasadenaSylmar Juvenile and Los Angeles.

If you have been charged with a serious criminal offense, call the criminal defense attorneys at Eisner & Gorin, LLP, at 877-781-1570. Our knowledgeable legal team can evaluate your case issues and advise you of your legal options before you go to court.

Contact the law firm today and receive an immediate response to your inquiry! Our main office is directly across the street from the Van Nuys Courthouse and Van Nuys LAPD Jail.


Eisner Gorin LLP is committed to answering your questions about Criminal Defense law issues in Los Angeles, California.

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