Firm Overview: Robert M. Helfend, Attorney at Law

Experienced Criminal Defense Lawyer in Los Angeles

At the criminal defense law firm of Robert Michael Helfend, Attorney at Law, you will receive the straight-up, aggressive representation that you have the right to expect when you hire an experienced lawyer, but you also get more. I am criminal trial lawyer Robert Helfend. For more than 30 years, I have been providing tough and effective representation in state and federal district criminal justice courts throughout Los Angeles and California. My success includes acquittals for felonies in federal and state courts, as well as significant reductions of charges for clients who did the crime but can’t afford to do the time. Contact me to schedule a consultation about your charges. I am ready to go to work for you.

No Empty Promises

I am part of a profession that has become overcrowded with marginally successful attorneys, which often leads to other lawyers making promises about guaranteed acquittals and dismissals. Over the past 30 years, my clients have occasionally informed me of what other lawyers promised. Some of the stories I have heard are incredible and an embarrassment to my profession.

If you are reading this, it’s because you need a good lawyer in Los Angeles. I want to offer some important advice that will serve you well, no matter who you hire to represent you: Beware of promises of particular results! No lawyer, no matter how good, is in a position to promise a specific result in a criminal case. Lawyers can promise to do their best. Lawyers can believe in the quality of the case. Lawyers can believe that they will probably be able to get a particular result. But a competent lawyer will never guarantee specific results. Not being willing to guarantee a result is not a sign of weakness; it is a sign of experience and wisdom. A competent lawyer will never guarantee a particular result.

Los Angeles Criminal Defense Lawyer: Reliable, Aggressive Defense

If you have been charged with a felony or misdemeanor crime in Los Angeles, you need results, not promises. Yes, I have helped people get their charges dropped or significantly reduced, but I won’t promise I can do it for your particular charges. I have even helped people get acquitted in a court trial that could have gone either way with the jury, but I won’t promise you the same thing. However, I will promise to apply all of my criminal defense experience, education, and reputation for integrity to help you get the best possible outcome for your charges. When you hire me, you will have a lawyer on your side who believes in doing everything possible to protect your future, even if that means not telling you exactly what you want to hear. Contact my office to schedule a consultation. You need a qualified, experienced, and aggressive lawyer who will fight for you.

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