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LAW OFFICES OF MICHAEL V. SEVERO
MICHAEL SEVERO

811 Wilshire Blvd, Ste 1005
Los Angeles CA 90017
(213) 892-0018

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LAW OFFICES OF MICHAEL V. SEVERO

Call: 213-892-0018

Michael V. Severo

Email: msevero@mvslaw.com

Practice Areas: Trial and Appellate Criminal Defense (100%).

Admitted:
1976, California; U.S. District Court, Central, Northern, Eastern and Southern Districts of California; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin; U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.

Law School: Whittier College School of Law, J.D., 1976

College: California State University, Los Angeles, B.A., 1970

Member:
Los Angeles County Bar Association; American Bar Association; National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Member, Criminal Justice Section); The Association of Trial Lawyers of America.

Biography:
Criminal Defense Super Lawyer, 2006. Recipient, Stephen S. Weisman Scholarship Award.

Languages:
Spanish.

Jose R. Paz Associate

Email: jpaz@mvslaw.com

Practice Areas:
Trial and Appellate Practice; Criminal Defense.

Admitted:
1991, California and U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; 1996, U.S. District Court, Central District of California

Law
School: Southwestern University School of Law, J.D., 1990

College:
University of California at Los Angeles, B.A., 1987

Member:
State Bar of California; Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles.

Biography:
Recipient: Best Brief Award. Winner, Moot Court Competition, 1988. Formerly with Law Offices of Stanley A. Hutcheson.

Languages:
English and Spanish.

Reported Cases: 
Estrada v. Spino & Cohen, 244 F.3d 1050, as amended at 2001 U.S. App. Lexis 10697, 49 Fed. R. Serv. 3d.

Call: 213-892-0018

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Michael V. Severo

Email: msevero@mvslaw.com

Practice Areas: Trial and Appellate Criminal Defense (100%).

Admitted:
1976, California; U.S. District Court, Central, Northern, Eastern and Southern Districts of California; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin; U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.

Law School: Whittier College School of Law, J.D., 1976

College: California State University, Los Angeles, B.A., 1970

Member:
Los Angeles County Bar Association; American Bar Association; National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Member, Criminal Justice Section); The Association of Trial Lawyers of America.

Biography:
Criminal Defense Super Lawyer, 2006. Recipient, Stephen S. Weisman Scholarship Award.

Languages:
Spanish.

Jose R. Paz Associate

Email: jpaz@mvslaw.com

Practice Areas:
Trial and Appellate Practice; Criminal Defense.

Admitted:
1991, California and U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; 1996, U.S. District Court, Central District of California

Law
School: Southwestern University School of Law, J.D., 1990

College:
University of California at Los Angeles, B.A., 1987

Member:
State Bar of California; Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles.

Biography:
Recipient: Best Brief Award. Winner, Moot Court Competition, 1988. Formerly with Law Offices of Stanley A. Hutcheson.

Languages:
English and Spanish.

Reported Cases: 
Estrada v. Spino & Cohen, 244 F.3d 1050, as amended at 2001 U.S. App. Lexis 10697, 49 Fed. R. Serv. 3d.

Violent Crimes

Los Angeles Violent Crimes Defense Attorney

Charged with a Violent Crime in Los Angeles?

As violent crimes have been generally on the rise in the Los Angeles area, the state has increased the penalties in an effort to deter further crime and to incarcerate repeat offenders and keep them off the streets for a longer period of time.  California is a death penalty state, and murder charges are likely to bring the death penalty as punishment.  Other forms of violent crimes also have severe penalties; the prosecutors who are in charge of violent crime felony cases are highly dedicated and skilled public servants who are thrilled when their conviction percentage is high - you are another statistic when it comes to the prosecution in your case.

Violent Crimes Defense Lawyer in Los Angeles

 With the "three strikes law" in effect, when arrested and charged with a violent crime, you are in serious trouble.  Even if your earlier offenses were decades in the past they still will be brought forward with regard to the three strikes law.  If you or a loved one has been arrested for a violent crime, it is crucial that you contact a Los Angeles violent crimes defense attorney from the Law Offices of Michael Severo.  The aggressive defense legal team has helped countless individuals charged with such crimes to go free or have a greatly reduced charge.  The firm defends individuals charged with any of the following violent crime offense including: 

You are in serious legal trouble if charged with any of these crimes, and you must be represented by a skilled Los Angeles criminal defense lawyer from the moment of your arrest.  One must never answer questions by police investigators without a criminal defense attorney advising you of how to respond.  When you answer questions without an attorney, you are subject to types of interrogations that can be grueling and go on for hours on end.  Many individuals have confessed to crimes they didn't commit under these circumstances, or said things that they later regretted that are part of the evidence against you.  Don't take any chances if charged with a violent crime - contact the Law Offices of Michael Severo and get powerful and aggressive legal representation immediately after the arrest.  If you are under investigation for a serious violent crime, you need an attorney at once. 

Contact a Los Angeles Violent Crimes Defense Attorney from the Law Offices of Michael Sevano if you have been charged with a violent crime offense and are seeking high quality and aggressive legal representation.

Sex Crimes

Los Angeles Sex Crimes Attorney

Sex Crime Defense in Los Angeles

Being charged with a sex crime is a very serious legal problem.  These crimes carry long sentences in California and being convicted can result in being a registered sex offender.  Your sex offender status, including your name and address become accessible to every individual in your neighborhood.  It is crucial that you get help from a Los Angeles sex crimes lawyer if you are facing any sex crime charge.  At the Law Offices of Michael Severo, the legal team is familiar defending all types of sex crime charges, including the following: 

Los Angeles Sex Crimes Lawyer

When facing any sex crime charge it is absolutely crucial that you have experienced, high quality criminal defense attorney fighting for your defense.  If you have been arrested, you can be sure that the prosecutor is proceeding based on the evidence gathered against you, and that they consider that they have enough evidence to convict you.  Law enforcement provides the support for their case, and are ready to go to court and testify about the evidence and assist the prosecutor.  Many criminal prosecutors are at the top of their game and are prepared to aggressively prosecute your case with the firm determination to get you convicted and into prison.  With such odds, it is critical that you have an equally powerful criminal defense attorney fighting on your behalf.  

At the Law Offices of Michael Severo, the legal team is prepared to review and evaluate your case and the charges against you and advise you how to proceed with your defense.  A strenuous and compelling defense is a necessity in any sex crime charges.  California laws are particularly strict in cases of sex crimes and the penalties can include many years in state prison for many such offenses.  Don't take chances with your future - contact a criminal defense lawyer from the legal team at the Law Office of Michael Severo for aggressive, dedicated and relentless legal representation in any sex crime case. 

Contact a Los Angeles Sex Crimes Attorney from the Law Offices of Michael Severo when seeking a high quality criminal defense lawyer in the Los Angeles area.


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