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R.J.  Manuelian

R.J. Manuelian

Criminal Defense Attorney - (offices also in Ventura and Orange Counties)
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, White Collar Crime
  • California, District of Columbia, Massachusetts
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Biography

R.J. Manuelian is a criminal defense attorney, and legal analyst for all major media outlets across America including Fox News, CNN, MSNBC, HLN, NBC, CBS, ABC and has covered high profile cases.

R.J. has been practicing criminal defense exclusively for over 20 years and successfully defended his clients in over 76 jury trials (to jury verdict) including handling over 10,000 criminal cases.

He was voted as a "SuperLawyer" since 2013 by SuperLawyers and "Top 100 Lawyer" by the National Trial Lawyers.

Manuelian Law Firm has offices located in Ventura and Newport Beach and satellite offices in Boston and Washington D.C.

Call us at 213-401-2777 for a free consultation.

Education
Massachusetts School of Law
J.D. (2000) | Law
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Long Island University - C.W. Post Campus
M.S. (1997) | Criminal Law/Jury Selection
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St. John's University
B.S. (1993) | Criminal Studies
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Professional Experience
Attorney / Founder
Manuelian Law Firm
- Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
2008 Los Angeles Murder-for-Hire Trial Begins Jury Selection
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Facing a Criminal Charge in Los Angeles as an Immigrant
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Los Angeles Child Molestation Accusations Must Be Aggressively Defended
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New Drunk Driving Study and DUI Arrests
Avvo Legal Guide
Defending Resisting Arrest Charges Under Penal Code Sections 69 and 148(a)
Avvo Legal Guide
Who To Pick For Your Jury Trial
Avvo Legal Guide
Speaking Engagements
Los Angeles Sherriff's Department Relationship With the Community in Compton, Community Relations
Rights of Citizens Against Police Use of Excessive Force, Knowing Your Rights
Understanding the Criminal Justice System, NAEJA - Legal Process From Arrest to Trial
Victims of Racial Profiling, NAEJA Community Conference
Awards
SuperLawyer
SuperLawyers
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2023
10.0 Superb Rating
Avvo
Client Reviewed 5.0/5.0
Martindale-Hubbell Lawyer Services
2022
Client's Choice Award
Avvo
A+
Better Business Bureau
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
The National Trial Lawyers (NTL)
2013
Rising Star
SuperLawyers
Selected to Rising Stars: 2009 - 2011
Professional Associations
NAACP
Member
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National Association for Equal Justice In America
Member
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District of Columbia Bar
Member
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Officer
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California State Bar  # 219818
Member
- Current
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Armenian Bar Association
Member
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Massachusetts State Bar
Member
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Association of Trial Lawyers of America
Officer
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar
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Massachusetts
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1st Circuit
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D.C. Circuit
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U.S. District Court, District of California
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U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Mastercard, Visa, American Express, Discovery
Practice Areas
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
DUI & DWI
White Collar Crime
Languages
  • Armenian: Spoken, Written
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Manuelian Law Firm
Blog
LA Criminal Defense Attorney Blog
Videos
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Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney - 213-401-2777.
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Manuelian Law Firm
633 West 5th Street, Suite 2622
Los Angeles, California 90071
(213) 401-2777

R.J. Manuelian on CNN/HLN discussing the Jodi Arias deliberations. Manuelian predicted the probability... Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney R.J. Manuelian Discussing the Jodi Arias death penalty retrial

Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney - 213-401-2777. http://www.manuelianlawfirm.com Manuelian Law Firm 633 West 5th Street, Suite 2622 Los Angeles, California 90071 (213) 401-2777 R.J. Manuelian on CNN/HLN discussing the Jodi Arias deliberations. Manuelian predicted the probability...

American Criminal Defense Attorney R.J. Manuelian on HLN News with host Lynn Smith and Criminolgist Casey Jordan discussing Amber Guyger's testimony in the murder trial of Botham Jean. Amber Guyger Testifies in the Murder Trial of Botham Jean- Part II

American Criminal Defense Attorney R.J. Manuelian on HLN News with host Lynn Smith and Criminolgist Casey Jordan discussing Amber Guyger's testimony in the murder trial of Botham Jean.

RJ Manuelian discussing the Kellen Winslow Trial on CourtTV with host Vinnie Politan taken live from Vista Courthouse on May 24, 2019. Defense Attorney RJ Manuelian Discussing Kellen Winslow Trial on CourtTV with Host Vinnie Politan

RJ Manuelian discussing the Kellen Winslow Trial on CourtTV with host Vinnie Politan taken live from Vista Courthouse on May 24, 2019.

Los Angeles criminal defense attorney RJ Manuelian discusses Lori Loughlin's possibilities of defenses and options before trial. Discussing Lori Loughlin Case o HLN News with Mike Galanos

Los Angeles criminal defense attorney RJ Manuelian discusses Lori Loughlin's possibilities of defenses and options before trial.

Criminal defense attorney RJ Manuelian discussing legal implications from the potential pardon of Paul Manafort by President Trump as well as other legal analysis. Discussing President Trump's Potential Pardon for Paul Manafort on KTLA

Criminal defense attorney RJ Manuelian discussing legal implications from the potential pardon of Paul Manafort by President Trump as well as other legal analysis.

Criminal Defense Attorney RJ Manuelian discussing the rape trial of Kellen Winslow and jury deliberations on CourtTV with host Vinnie Politan. Kellen Winslow Rape Trial Jury Deliberations

Criminal Defense Attorney RJ Manuelian discussing the rape trial of Kellen Winslow and jury deliberations on CourtTV with host Vinnie Politan.

Los Angeles criminal defense attorney RJ Manuelian discussing bill Cosby’s sentencing hearing with the Associated Press. Bill Cosby was sentenced 3 to 10 years in prison. Los Angeles Criminal defense attorney RJ Manuelian discussing Bill Cosby’s sentencing hearing

Los Angeles criminal defense attorney RJ Manuelian discussing bill Cosby’s sentencing hearing with the Associated Press. Bill Cosby was sentenced 3 to 10 years in prison.

http://www.manuelianlawfirm.com Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney,R.J. Manuelian on CNN/HLN discussing former LAPD Officer Stephanie Lazarus case. The Los Angeles police detective charged in the 1986 murder of an ex-boyfriend's wife,... Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney | Discussing Stephanie Lazarus Case

http://www.manuelianlawfirm.com Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney,R.J. Manuelian on CNN/HLN discussing former LAPD Officer Stephanie Lazarus case. The Los Angeles police detective charged in the 1986 murder of an ex-boyfriend's wife,...

http://www.manuelianlawfirm.com Los Angeles criminal defense attorney RJ Manuelian trial record is unmatched. Having tried over 12 criminal cases since the beginning of 2008, he has won back-to-back criminal cases for... Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney | HLN News Now

http://www.manuelianlawfirm.com Los Angeles criminal defense attorney RJ Manuelian trial record is unmatched. Having tried over 12 criminal cases since the beginning of 2008, he has won back-to-back criminal cases for...

http://www.manuelianlawfirm.com Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney, CA, R.J. Manuelian discusses testimony of a cousin of Dr. Yazeed Essa who fled to Lebanon before his wife's death was ruled a homicide.... Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney, CA | Discussing Dr. Essa Murder Trial

http://www.manuelianlawfirm.com Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney, CA, R.J. Manuelian discusses testimony of a cousin of Dr. Yazeed Essa who fled to Lebanon before his wife's death was ruled a homicide....

Off Duty Officer Kevin Ferguson won't face criminal charges stemming from a dispute with Anaheim teenagers that ended with him firing a gun towards Los Angeles criminal defense attorney RJ... No Charges for Off-Duty LAPD Officer who Fird Gun During Dispute with Teens in Anaheim

Off Duty Officer Kevin Ferguson won't face criminal charges stemming from a dispute with Anaheim teenagers that ended with him firing a gun towards Los Angeles criminal defense attorney RJ...

America is outraged that Jussie Smollett's criminal charges were dropp3ed. RJ Manuelian discusses the reasons why the prosecution agreed to have the charges dropped. RJ Manuelian Discussing Jussie Smollet's Case Being Dropped - Part 1

America is outraged that Jussie Smollett's criminal charges were dropp3ed. RJ Manuelian discusses the reasons why the prosecution agreed to have the charges dropped.

RJ's spot on predictions regarding the outcome of the Winslow Jr. trial impresses COURTtv host Vinnie Politan. RJ Manuelian on COURTTV covering the Kellen Winslow Jr. Rape Trial with host Vinnie Politan.

RJ's spot on predictions regarding the outcome of the Winslow Jr. trial impresses COURTtv host Vinnie Politan.

Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney RJ Manuelian on HLN with Dr. Drew discussing Virginia Tech Murder investigation, "Affluenza Teen" Ethan Couch vehicular manslaughter cases and other topics. RJ Manuelian on Dr. Drew - 2-8-2016

Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney RJ Manuelian on HLN with Dr. Drew discussing Virginia Tech Murder investigation, "Affluenza Teen" Ethan Couch vehicular manslaughter cases and other topics.

Discussing the legal implications of the prosecution filing a motion in court attempted to bar defense counsel from making public statements in the Jennifer Dulos missing persons case. Her husband,... RJ Manuelian on Headline News Discussing the Jennifer Dulos Case

Discussing the legal implications of the prosecution filing a motion in court attempted to bar defense counsel from making public statements in the Jennifer Dulos missing persons case. Her husband,...

RJ Manuelian on HLN News discussing Emmanuel Aranda and his arrest relating to throwing a 5 year old boy of a third floor balcony at Mall of America in Bloomington,... RJ Manuelian on HLN Discussing Suspect Emmanuel Aranda Throwing a 5 Year Off a Mall Balcony - Part 1

RJ Manuelian on HLN News discussing Emmanuel Aranda and his arrest relating to throwing a 5 year old boy of a third floor balcony at Mall of America in Bloomington,...

Mother and daughter, Clarisa and Desiree Figueroa are accused of luring 19-year old Marlen Ochoa-Lopez to their home with promises of free baby clothes on April 23, then strangling her... RJ Manuelian on HLN Morning News with Christi Paul Discussing the Ochoa-Lopez ruder case.

Mother and daughter, Clarisa and Desiree Figueroa are accused of luring 19-year old Marlen Ochoa-Lopez to their home with promises of free baby clothes on April 23, then strangling her...

The Williamson County Commissioners court voted unanimously to cancel the county's contract with "Lie PD," a television show that films the daily patrol activities of officers. The sheriff's office's participation... Williamson Commissioners Cancel 'Live PD" Contract

The Williamson County Commissioners court voted unanimously to cancel the county's contract with "Lie PD," a television show that films the daily patrol activities of officers. The sheriff's office's participation...

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Manuelian Law Firm
633 West 5th Street
Suite 5710
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Telephone: (213) 401-2777
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