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Joseph Shemaria

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Phone: 310-278-2660
Toll Free: 800-898-9555
Fax: 310-988-2627

9171 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 500
Beverly Hills, California 90210

Criminal Defense Attorney Representation in Los Angeles, CA Since 1970

Criminal defendants should be aware the experience of his or her criminal attorney. California criminal defense cases need the attention and expertise of an attorney who devotes their time to representing this particular area of law. The following information on Joseph Shemaria is proof that he is a leading criminal defense attorney in Los Angeles, California.

When choosing a criminal attorney in Los Angeles, California and throughout the U.S., it is important to remember that experience and dedication to providing the best criminal defense are the keys to selecting the best criminal attorney for your case. Joseph Shemaria's extensive experience as an attorney with criminal law cases in Los Angeles, California and the rest of the country will give you peace of mind that you have chosen one of the best criminal defense attorneys in the state.


J.D., University of California at Los Angeles, School of Law, 1969
Certified Specialist, Criminal Law, The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization
Order of the Coif
Senior Editor, University of California at Los Angeles Law Review, 1968-1969

B.A., University of Arizona, 1966

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice California, 1970
US District Court, Northern, Southern, Eastern, Western, and Central Districts of California, 1970
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth, Tenth and Eleventh Circuits, 1970
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 1970
U.S. Supreme Court, 1970

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Federal Indigent Defense Panel
Member (1973-1979)

State Bar of California

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  • “Res Judicata in a Bifurcated Trial”, 15 University of California at Los Angeles Law Review.
  • Co-Author: “Harmless Error Review by the California Supreme Court in Capital Appeals”, 1990-1992, California Attorneys for Criminal Justice “Forum”
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