Mr. Lessem was evaluated by way of a rigorous process that views and analyzes all lawyers in the state. Their quality is evaluated against the quality of other lawyers, and only those with the highest ratings based on research and peer reviews make it to the Rising Stars list. Rising Stars nominations are awarded to attorneys who are either 40 years or younger or have been practicing law for ten years or less.
After graduating from the University of Michigan Law School, Mr. Lessem quickly gained a reputation as a skilled and aggressive criminal lawyer. He co-founded Lessem & Newstat because of his passion for defending the criminally accused. “I love being able to look into somebody’s eye and let them known that I’m the one who’s fighting for them, and that nobody is going to work harder for them than me,” he stated.
He has represented clients facing charges from misdemeanors to murder, and never backs down when it comes to their defense. His consistent record of success in defending his clients both in and out of the courtroom is what gained him notoriety as one of the premiere criminal defense attorneys in the state of California. For attorney Jeremy Lessem, the title was well-deserved.
Lessem & Newstat is a criminal defense firm that serves clients in Van Nuys and the rest of the greater Los Angeles area. The firm has represented clients in more than 200 jury trials, successfully achieving dismissals and favorable rulings. To learn more about Jeremy Lessem and Lessem & Newstat LLP, visit the firm’s website at http://www.lnlegal.com.