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Representing California CERTIFIED SPECIALIST
IN CRIMINAL LAW

STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA BOARD OF LEGAL SPECIALIZATION

ORANGE COUNTY CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYER

I am committed to providing my clients with the trusted counsel and aggressive defense they deserve. I believe in redemption and helping people get second chances. I devote a significant portion of my practice to criminal justice reform and I have provided pro bono representation in impact litigation to change the laws to benefit every Californian.

No one is perfect, and everyone has flaws. A mistake should not define you, and our Orange County criminal defense attorney is ready to fight to protect your future, no matter the charges. Attorney Jacqueline Goodman is here to get you out of this difficult situation and put you back in the position you were in before your trouble started!

  • State Bar Certified Specialist
  • CA Criminal Trial Lawyer of the Year
  • Past President of CA Attorneys for Criminal Justice
  • National Co-Chair Sex Crimes Defense
  • National Chair of Decarceration
SOMETIMES BAD THINGS HAPPEN
TO GOOD PEOPLE
You Need Jacqueline On Your Side
  • 1
    Renowned Success Rate
    When your life depends on it, you need a lawyer known for winning the toughest trials.
  • 2
    Certified Criminal Law Specialist

    Less than 1% of California Attorneys meet the rigorous standards to be certified as a specialist by the State Bar.

  • 3
    Rated 10.0 superb on AVVO
    Our practice is world-class, but you don’t have to take our word for it. Our clients love us, and we have the ratings to prove it.
  • 4
    Named on the wall of recognition at the national constitution center
    Named on the wall of recognition at the National Constitution Center in Washington, D.C., alongside some of the greatest lawyers in the nation.
  • 5
    Admitted to argue cases before the united states supreme court

    "For litigators, there is no greater or more elusive honor than to argue before this Court."  - The American Bar Association

    .007% of lawyers gain admission in the USSC.

Featured On/In

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  • Forbes
  • ESPN
  • Los Angeles Magazine
  • OC Weekly
  • KNX
  • Court TV
  • The Guardian
  • ABC
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  • AP
  • LA Times
  • Daily Beast
  • Ms.

YOU NEED A STATE BAR CERTIFIED SPECIALIST

Proven Qualified Experience & Ethics In Criminal Defense.

rEAL PEOPLE. REAL RESULTS.

  • CASE DISMISSED
    CASE DISMISSED

    CHILD ENDANGERMENT / CRUELTY

    Penal Code 273a(b) Child endangerment/cruelty.

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  • CASE DISMISSED
    CASE DISMISSED

    CHILD MOLESTATION

    Child molestation: Felony.

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  • CASE DISMISSED
    CASE DISMISSED

    PROBATION VIOLATION

    PC 1203.2 Committing a new crime or violating any term or condition of probation.

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  • CASE DISMISSED
    CASE DISMISSED

    ATTEMPTED MURDER OF POLICE OFFICER

    Los Angeles Arrest Pre-filing representation on Attempted murder of police officer, assault with a deadly weapon upon a police officer.

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  • CASE DISMISSED
    CASE DISMISSED

    CONTEMPT OF COURT ORDER

    Contempt of court order by a gang member.

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  • CASE DISMISSED
    CASE DISMISSED

    CHILD SEX ABUSE CASE

    Child Sex Abuse case dismissed.

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    "I have so much respect and admiration for her - and the women in her office"
    - Caleigha C.
    "She took the time to understand our concerns an worries."
    - Joe G.
    "Ms. Goodman’s attention to detail and knowledge of laws are truly unsurpassed."
    - Ralph S.
    "If you are looking for someone that is going to put in all of their effort and fight for the outcome you want, choose her."
    - Former Client
    "She really listened and asked questions and delivered advice that was very useful."
    - Mary P.
    "She was always easy to contact and gave me all the information that came her way."
    - Rosie C.
    "My family and I truly admire and respect this amazing and talented lawyer."
    - Chip E.
    "I can't say enough good things!"
    - Travis H.

AN AUTHORITY IN THE CRIMINAL DEFENSE COMMUNITY

Attorney Goodman is committed to enhancing criminal law and justice education, as well as remaining active in the legal community. Currently, she serves on the Board for the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and is one of three Co-Chairs in charge of sex crimes defense education, a position she has held for the past ten years. Additionally, she served as the past president of the California Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and currently continues to create legislation in support of criminal justice reform.

When it comes to your defense, you need an attorney who will do more than just react—you need an attorney who will interact with the law. Attorney Goodman has been featured as a legal authority on television and radio shows nationwide and remains active in shaping our legal system through her leadership in criminal justice reform, criminal defense education, and prestigious legal organizations. Her work has put her face-to-face with state legislators, the Chief Justice of the California Supreme Court, the Chief Justice of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the California Attorney General; she is prepared to help you with your case.

The Law Office of Jacqueline Goodman offers free, confidential case evaluations. Call (714) 266-3945 or submit an online contact form to request yours today.

CONTACT US TODAY

If You're Facing Criminal Charges In Orange County, Los Angeles or Throughout California
Call (714) 266-3945; for after-hours, you will be redirected to her cellphone
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