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THANK YOU FOR GIVING ME MY LIFE BACK

When I was faced with a domestic violence charge, I found myself lost and confused and didn’t know where to turn. I feel so blessed that I found Liza.

FALSELY ACCUSED OF CHILD ABUSE

With Dana’s guidance I was able to overturn the “founded” ruling from CPS and clear my name. I couldn’t have done it without her.

STRONG ADVOCATE & DEDICATED ATTORNEY

Liza is an outstanding attorney. She helped defend me in a very stressful domestic violence protection order case and was extremely responsive, dedicated and aggressive.

CHANGED MY SON’S LIFE

Dana’s expertise and competence was phenomenal. She was able to help my son in profound ways, that many others could not.

OUR MISSION IS TO HELP YOU

PROTECTING YOUR INTERESTS

Criminal convictions, findings of abuse, protection orders, harassment,  and setbacks in education threaten jobs and careers and families.  But there are solutions and we can develop them, working with you.

OUR EXPERIENCE BENEFITS YOU

We’ve helped thousands of clients with varied problems over our 40+ years of combined experience.   We draw from years of successful ideas and strategies representing defendants, victims, students and families in difficult legal situations.

HELP WITH WHAT’S HAPPENING NOW

Upsetting and sudden changes may be happening now.  Arrests, no contact orders, temporary orders and emergency actions happen up front and can make life very hard.  There are ways to get a jump start on managing and minimizing those initial impacts as we work toward the ultimate positive outcome.

PROVIDING PEACE OF MIND

We don’t want our clients paralyzed by fears of unknown terrible fates.  Some experienced perspective up front will alleviate a lot of the emotional pain and let you sleep better.

FALSELY ACCUSED OR MISTAKES AND BAD MOMENTS

Evidence or mitigating circumstances or both can be brought to bear for your defense.  False accusations are fought with investigation and evidence.  Sometimes people make mistakes or have a bad moment and solutions are found through both evidence and mitigation.

PROTECTION AND SECURITY

Your legal problem may be that you are a victim. You may be the victim of assault or false allegations or stalking.  You or your loved one may need protection from a bad actor and don’t know where to begin.

Our priority is always to protect our clients drawing from the solutions and strategies we’ve gathered over a combined 40 years.

TRUSTED, RESPECTED AND COMMITTED.

We are trusted and respected professionals. Other lawyers and professionals often recommend us because we have a reputation for resolving emotionally and legally complex cases with a high degree of skill and care. We maintain a consistently high level of client confidence and satisfaction.

PRACTICE AREAS

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Felony and misdemeanor assault
No contact orders
Interfering with DV reporting
Stalking
DV Protection Orders
Victim Defendants

CHILD ABUSE

Physical Discipline

CPS investigations

Criminal abuse charges

Dependencies

Complex medical abuse

PROTECTION ORDERS

Anti-harassment
DV Protection Orders
Stalking
Sexual Assault (SAPO)
Minors
Petitioner representation
Respondent defense

JUVENILE DEFENSE

Criminal investigations
Felony offenses
Sex offenses
Parent representation

CRIMINAL DEFENSE

Adult misdemeanor and felony
Juvenile defense
Drug diversion courts
Mental health courts
DV courts
Victim defendants

EDUCATION DEFENSE

Professional schools
Undergraduates
K-12
Student Misconduct
Academic Integrity

COLLABORATION AND CONSULTATION

Family law attorneys
Criminal defense attorneys
Juvenile court parent representation
Victim advocacy

COACHING & STRATEGY

One-time strategy sessions
Case evaluations
Ongoing coaching

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