15+ Years of Experience

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"If there is one characteristic that defines me, it is my belief in human dignity, my belief that my client's life is just as important now as it was on the day he was born."

Meet Michael Guisti


Criminal Defense Attorney

Michael Guisti is recognized as one of the top criminal lawyers
in Southern California.

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Michael Guisti has a long track record of success in winning cases for his clients. See examples of cases he has handled in the past.

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Orange County Criminal Defense Attorney

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Protecting Your Rights is Our Number One Goal

The Law Offices of Michael L. Guisti is an award-winning firm committed to defending the futures of accused individuals in Orange County. When you are arrested for a crime, there is a lot at risk – your career, your freedom, and your relationships. With over 15 years of experience and hard-hitting defense skills, our firm has what it takes to secure the favorable outcome you need.

Why should you entrust your case to founding attorney, Michael Guisti?

  • Selected as a member of the "Nation's Top Attorneys"
  • Maintains a 10.0 "Superb" rating on Avvo
  • Named in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100
  • Frequently sought out by the media, including CNN, NBC, and CBS

We believe that our clients deserve a fair trial and will do whatever it takes to ensure they receive one. Because the success of a case rests largely on the defense attorney your choice of legal representation is a significant one. Retaining our firm's criminal defense lawyer is a decision you can feel confident in.

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We Solve Unique Cases with Unique Strategies

Rather than stuffing your case into a cookie-cutter solution, we take the time to address your concerns and create a strategy based on your individual needs. We view our clients as people, something that enables us to effectively defend your innocence.

Our firm understands the seriousness of your charges and is intentional about combatting anything the prosecution may present. We operate swiftly, efficiently, and with strategic intention. Having successfully handled a wide range of misdemeanors, felonies, and federal cases, Attorney Guisti is no stranger to the criminal justice system.

We are skilled in defending numerous charges, including:

We love nothing more than seeing our clients have a pleasant outcome to their case

Over the years Michael L. Guisti has earned a positive reputation throughout Orange County.

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Don't take chances – put an award-winning firm behind you!

It can be frightening to be arrested and face criminal charges. Fortunately, you are not alone during this time. We are here to help you navigate the complexities of your case and offer compassionate support along the way. You can appear in court with confidence with Attorney Michael Guisti by your side.

Whether you're facing a felony or a misdemeanor, don't risk a conviction. Act quickly to redeem your reputation and protect your record by consulting with our Orange County criminal defense lawyer. Call (714) 707-2797 to schedule your free consultation today.

Our firm proudly serves all of Orange County, including: Irvine, Newport Beach, Santa Ana, Fullerton, Orange County, Westminster, Costa Mesa, Garden Grove.