Criminal Defense Attorney serving in Santa Monica, CA

Santa Monica is a beachside city in the western side of Los Angeles, catering to LA’s celebrities, urban professionals, and youth population. Besides its ideal coastal climate, this community has a strong downtown section with attractions like the Third Street Promenade. Santa Monica is also a center for technology and entertainment companies like Yahoo! and Lionsgate Entertainment.

Crime in the Santa Monica area has been steadily falling since 1994. In recent years, there have been 8 times as many property crimes as there have been violent crimes. The most common crimes in Santa Monica are burglary, aggravated assault, and larceny (i.e., taking someone else’s private property). Generally, Santa Monica’s crime rate (248 crimes for every 100,000 residents) is lower than other neighborhoods like West Hollywood (465 crimes for every 100,000 residents) and Hermosa Beach (268 crimes for every 100,000 residents).

Standing Up for Santa Monica Residents

Santa Monica is a thriving community that supports many families and young professionals. To give those families and hard workers help in finding protection under the law, attorneys like Larry M. Bakman are dedicated to helping them with the most common charges in the region.

Defend The Charges. Prove Your Innocence.

Have you or a loved one been charged with a felony crime? Do not leave it to fate to defend your dire circumstances.  The Legal process is complex.  You will need an experienced Litigator immediately. Exercise your rights.  Do not admit or deny anything. You have the right to remain silent and ask for an Attorney to be present.  To prove your innocence and build your case you must be represented by an experienced and established Attorney who can navigate the courtroom and execute your defense plan.

Complex Federal and State Criminal Violations

You can trust our team’s expertise to defend you. We offer representation on all criminal matters. Our team’s capabilities extend to both the Federal and State level.

As a member of the State Bar of both California and New York our team can represent you nationally.  In addition to California and New York, we have provided professional legal services to clients in Hawaii, Illinois, Michigan, Nevada and Arizona.

Are You Accused Of A Drug Crime?

Being accused of a drug crime is serious and complex. The charges can be related to crime in multiple ways. It’s a crime to possess, manufacture and distribute drugs that are classified as having the potential to be abused by anyone.  These types of drugs are commonly known as cocaine, heroin, morphine and amphetamines. Drug abuse is also connected to other crimes such as shoplifting, burglary, violence and driving while under the influence (DUI).

According to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Inc. NCADD the connection between alcohol, drugs and crime is clear.  80% of offenders in USA jails abused drugs and alcohol.

Don’t Let a Drug Offence Change Your Life

Drug offenses will have serious life consequences if you are not represented effectively to defend your case.  Your record will carry with you for the rest of your life, often impacting future employment opportunities and any type of banking loans for a car or housing.  In California, you could also be caught under the Three Strike Rule.  You will need an attorney who can navigate this complex situation.

Get Your Legal Consultation Today

If you live in the Santa Monica area, don’t delay if you need reliable counsel and defense in court. The law office of Larry M. Bakman is here to provide the best results for your case, starting with a free consultation. Contact our office by email at or call 310-553-5512.

Directions to Los Angeles Criminal defense Attorney from Santa Monica, CA

These directions are from Google Maps starting from:

Santa Monica, CA

Total Est. Time: 18 mins

Total Est. Distance: 6.5 mi

  1. Head northeast on Ozone St toward 7th St
  2. Take the 3rd left onto Lincoln Blvd
  3. Turn right onto Ocean Park
  4. Continue onto Gateway Blvd
  5. Turn right onto W Pico Blvd
  6. Turn left onto S Beverly Glen Blvd
  7. Turn right onto Santa Monica Blvd
  8. Turn right onto Avenue of the Stars
  9. Destination will be on the right


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We are located at:
1901 Avenue of the Stars
Los Angeles, CA 90067