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Founded in 1999, The Law Offices of Michael L. Guisti has come to be known as one of the most distinguished criminal defense law firms in the area. Attorney Guisti has more than 15 years of experience. He is an outstanding and award-winning trial lawyer who has successfully handled a range of criminal and DUI cases, including misdemeanors, felonies, state and federal cases.

Attorney Michael L. Guisti and our seasoned legal team have handled many high-profile cases which garnered the attention of the media. Our firm has come to know the best strategies for criminal defense and has the confidence needed to get the best possible results in the courtroom. Have you been arrested? Consult a knowledgeable and dedicated criminal defense attorney. Attorney Michael L. Guisti is ready to protect your interests and your freedom.

What sets our firm apart?

Being arrested for a crime can be a frightening experience, and the frustration of the situation is aggravated when the allegations against you are false. We empathize with the stress that you are experiencing and we know that you have all kinds of questions. Our team is here to help you pursue the best possible solution.

Founding Attorney Michael L. Guisti has established himself in the legal field with a number of impressive accolades, including:

  • National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • 10.0 "Superb" rating on Avvo
  • Graduated magna cum laude from Western State University College of Law
  • Received the Marjorie Day Award from The Robert A. Banyard Inn of Court

You need to take your charges seriously—the prosecution will. So will our team. The best decision you can make is to hire legal representation right away. The Law Offices of Michael L. Guisti can help you take control of your problems and will handle all the details so that you can focus on your life. Our goal is to set your mind at ease during this difficult time.

Focused on Your Unique Needs

Everything about our firm is geared towards meeting the individual needs of each client. Our offices serve Irvine, Garden Grove, Fullerton, Newport Beach, Tustin, Santa Ana, and all of Orange County and we are conveniently located near state and federal courts.

We also recognize that many charges result from cultural differences—an unfortunate flaw in our criminal justice system. Our firm offers legal counsel and representation in English, Chinese, Korean, and other languages in order to give an edge to clients facing these types of legal situations.

We Have Offices Throughout Orange County

Wherever you need us, we are ready to help. Find our office closest to you:

Criminal Defense: Our Practice Areas

Our legal team understands how overwhelming it can be to be arrested and face criminal charges. We are here to answer your questions and provide the guidance that you need to move forward with a solid defense. Founding attorney Michael L. Guisti is experienced in both state and federal courts and can provide skilled defense representation for any type of charge, from misdemeanors to serious felonies.

Cases we handle include, but are not limited to:

Don't risk a conviction. We're here to fight for you!

No one should ever step into court without a capable attorney by their side. You need a lawyer who is familiar with your charges and the laws surrounding them. You need an attorney who knows your rights and how to protect them. You need a criminal lawyer from The Law Offices of Michael L. Guisti.

We are here to handle the details and the complex legal issues so that you can get your life back. Our team knows how devastating a criminal conviction can be and will give their all to make the process as smooth as possible. We recognized that no two cases are alike and will provide the tailored legal representation that you need in order to get results.

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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Contact Us Today for a Free, No-Obligation Case Review

The Law Offices of Michael L. Guisti is ready to fight your charges, no matter how big or small. Choose a criminal defense firm that will focus on your individual needs and best interests. We offer a complimentary consultation so that you can discuss your case with a lawyer in person or over the phone.

Contact us today at (888) 588-7778 to schedule your initial case evaluation!

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

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