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Los Angeles criminal defense lawyer Paul W. Blake

Paul W. Blake has over thirty years of experience providing quality criminal defense for clients from all walks of life in the southern California region. He represents clients in federal, state, and appellate courts in matters ranging from DUI, robbery, assault to narcotics, RICO, and homicide.

Federal Crimes

When the federal government decides to charge someone with a federal crime, that person is in a true David-versus-Goliath battle. The defendant will need an attorney who can assemble a team of investigators and experts prepared to fight to obtain the real evidence that is often withheld by the government. Learn more .

State Crimes

State cases can often be affected by questionable police work, coercive interrogation methods, sloppy forensic work by underfunded crime laboratories, and overly zealous prosecutors.  An experienced attorney is needed to access and assemble facts and evidence in order to challenge accusations made by the state. Learn more →.

False Allegations of Financial Elder Abuse

If you are falsely accused of financial elder abuse, you can’t expect the matter to be treated as a misunderstanding. Legal representation is necessary to protect you from your accusers and the police. Learn more →.


There remains a great deal of disparity in enforcement of drug laws and many traps for the unwary. Depending on the jurisdiction and often the personal preferences of prosecutors and police, there is no shortage of unfair results for individual defendants. Learn more →.

Sex Crimes

Lawyer Paul Blake has aggressively defended sex crimes cases (including child pornography, Internet sex crimes, etc.) in San Diego and Southern California for 30 years. Learn more →.

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