Recent Results:
Defendant charged with alcohol DUI while also in possession of cocaine receives "wet-reckless" plea.
Defendant charged with transportation for sale of heroin receives plea to simple possession and granted diversion to earn dismissal.
Case dismissed for defendant charged with petty theft and commercial burglary.
Defendant charged with felony evading while on felony probation for drug sales receives probation.
Defendant charged with approximately 200 counts relating to real estate fraud receives probation.
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Criminal Defense

If you have been arrested or are under investigation for a criminal offense in California or throughout the United States, it is critical you make every effort to obtain an experienced an...

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Federal Defense

The successful defense of a federal investigation or prosecution requires an attorney who understands the federal criminal justice system, from the agencies that co...

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Narcotics & Marijuana

Have you been accused of a drug crime in Southern California?  If so, in order to protect your rights it is important to consult a qualified attorney immediately!  At the Law Offices of James E. Blatt, our at...

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Medical Marijuana

Throughout our careers, we have represented individuals charged with possession for sale, transportation, and cultivation of marijuana in the courts ...

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Drug Possession

California leads the nation for arrests of individuals possessing a controlled substance. A controlled substance is defined as illegal drugs that are classified by the government as being dangerous. According to...

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DUI Defense

In California driving with a BAC (blood alcohol content) of 0.08% or higher is illegal. If you are stopped by a police officer you can be ...

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Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorneys

With over 50 years of combined criminal law experience, the team of attorneys at the Law Offices of James E. Blatt have dedicated themselves to providing the best criminal defense available to those under investigation or prosecution for state and federal offenses. Led by James E. Blatt, our staff of attorneys, investigators, researchers, and administrators is committed to superior performance and results, earned through tireless effort and the highest ethical standards.

Our two Los Angeles locations, in Hollywood and the San Fernando Valley, are devoted exclusively to criminal defense throughout California and the United States. Using the latest technology, scientific techniques, research databases, and investigation, we are prepared for an immediate and effective response to any urgent crisis.

Our teamwork approach with highly skilled trial attorneys allows us to help our clients address their specific needs with creative problem solving and prompt resolution. We possess the experience, knowledge, and diversity to rise to any legal challenge.

At the Law Offices of James E. Blatt, we believe that results speak for themselves. Our consistent success has earned our attorneys recognition throughout the State of California and the United States. We are honored and proud to receive referrals from state and federal judges, as well as from many of the prosecutors and attorneys with whom we work.

Each criminal defense attorney with the Law Offices of James E. Blatt possess the experience to prepare and aggressively fight your case, as well as the knowledge, skills, and relationships to successfully negotiate a favorable disposition.

A History of Success & Integrity

The Law Offices of James E. Blatt has a long history of providing exceptional criminal defense services for over 30 years. Our track record for successful resolutions to even the most complex criminal matters is well known. Our Los Angeles defense attorneys & lawyers are respected by prosecutors and judges throughout Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley for their integrity and ethical representation. We take great pride in working closely with individuals and their family members to ensure that everyone is kept informed of the status of their case during the criminal process. If you or a loved one has been arrested or charged by the police or other agency, contact our firm immediately so that we can set up a free, absolutely confidential consultation to discuss your options and map out a course of action to protect your legal rights.

Each attorney is committed to providing our clients with honest and zealous representation, along with regular communication.  We are committed to providing each client with a written retainer agreement, specifically describing the services to be performed, and the exact expense anticipated.  All telephone calls and electronic communication will be answered and returned promptly.  The attorneys and staff of the Law Offices of James E. Blatt know and understand that communication is important in every case.

The firm handles state and federal cases nationwide and most other cases throughout Southern California, including Los Angeles and Los Angeles County. Our attorneys handle criminal cases in every Los Angeles court including, but not limited to Van Nuys, San Fernando, Encino, Glendale, Santa Monica, North Hollywood, Valencia, Burbank, Pasadena, Long Beach, Marina Del Ray, Santa Clarita, Chino, Pomona, Oxnard, Beverly Hills, Palmdale, Lancaster, Sherman Oaks, Westlake Village, Brentwood, Malibu, West Los Angeles, Hollywood, Universal City, Studio City, Beverly Hills, West Hollywood and Palm Springs. We also serve Alameda County, Imperial County, Kern County, Riverside County, Sacramento County, San Diego County, Santa Barbara County, San Francisco County, San Bernardino County, and Ventura County. 

The tremendous difficulties that accompany criminal charges both in and out of the courtroom can become overwhelming, and searching for representation can prove to be very difficult. Nevertheless, choosing the right attorney is one of the most important decisions you can make. An experienced attorney will protect your constitutional rights in a court of law.

Contact the offices of James E. Blatt immediately to speak with one of our criminal defense attorneys. We will provide you or your loved one with superior legal representation. Our offices have over 50 years of combined legal experience and exclusively represent defendants in criminal cases. We will thoroughly investigate the charges against you or your loved one and will work to have them lowered or dismissed altogether.