Burbank, CA 91505
The Burbank criminal and DUI defense lawyers of our law firm handle felony, misdemeanor, DUI and juvenile matters. With decades of collective experience, we understand the workings of the Burbank Police Department, the city attorney's office and the local branch of the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office.
Criminal defense attorney Neil Shouse is a former district attorney who has both prosecuted and defended cases at the Burbank courthouse. As a district attorney, he prosecuted every type of case from DUI, hit and run, and assault and battery, to domestic violence, lewd and lascivious conduct and murder. Now he uses his prosecutorial experience to defend clients accused of these crimes.
Burbank criminal defense lawyer Nicole Valera is a former public defender who has been recognized as a Los Angeles County "Superlawyer". She works regularly at the Burbank courthouse, and has cultivated relationships with the judges, prosecutors, probation officers and court staff. Nicole handles cases ranging from petty theft, driving on a suspended license and possession of a controlled substance, to vehicular manslaughter and solicitation of prostitution.
We also help clients with bail and release procedures at the Burbank Jail. The Burbank Jail is a temporary holding facility that houses inmates who have just recently been arrested within the city. After their initial arraignment in court, if they remain in custody, inmates get transferred to one of the larger Los Angeles County jails, such as Men's Central Jail, Twin Towers, or the Pitchess Detention Center.
The Court System in Burbank
The Burbank City Attorney's office generally handles all the misdemeanor cases in the city. The Los Angeles District Attorney's Office generally handles all the felony matters. Misdemeanor cases stay at the courthouse throughout the case cycles, including trial. Felony cases transfer to the Pasadena courthouse after the preliminary hearing takes place.
If you've been arrested in the city of Burbank and have a pending criminal or DUI matter, we invite you to contact us at (818) 904-5900 for a free consultation.